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'Kaieteur Falls'

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Kaieteur Falls

Five times the height of Niagara Falls, Kaieteur's colossal drop of 741 feet and its enormous volume and power, makes it one of South America's most dramatic sights.

Itinerary map for Guyana 'Kaieteur Falls' holiday

Day-by-day itinerary for 'Kaieteur Falls'

DAY 1

Kaieteur Falls

You are collected from your hotel in Georgetown for an early morning flight to Kaieteur, landing at an air-strip a short walk from the falls. You follow a forest trail and emerge onto a promontory below the falls - with fantastic views of the whole of its entire width and height as the massive curtain of water plunges giddyingly into its gorge far below. You can approach with care right to the edge of the bare rock above the falls – with no safety railings, no nothing. You return by air to Georgetown in the afternoon, with a transfer for your hotel and an overnight stay.

Guide prices for 'Kaieteur Falls'

The flight to Kaieteur Falls requires a minimum number of passengers. Weather conditions may prevent the flight from operating.

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With a shared guide at Kaieteur Falls 2 people sharing £465
With a private guide at Kaieteur Falls 2 people sharing £635
Prices are per person and include:
  • transfer from your Georgetown hotel to the airport and return
  • return flight from Georgetown to Kaieteur Falls
  • refreshments including lunch, drinks and snacks
  • national park fee
Prices do not include:
  • travel insurance
  • items of a personal nature such as drinks, tips, laundry, etc
  • any optional excursions you may buy locally
  • tips and gratuities

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Seasonal information for 'Kaieteur Falls'

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Hotels for 'Kaieteur Falls'

Day 1

Cara Lodge

Downtown Georgetown
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Average rating 4.8 (11 ratings)

This is a very characterful wooden gingerbread style hotel.   It is one of the oldest and grandest structures in Georgetown.

Built in the 1840s and originally consisted of two houses. It has a long and romantic history and was the home of the first Lord Mayor of Georgetown. Famous guests include: Edward VII,  President Jimmy Carter, HRH Prince Charles and Mick Jagger.

 All rooms have: Demerara shutters and polished wooden floors, private bathroom, a/c, mini bar, cable TV, hair dryer, iron and ironing board, complimentary tea and coffee

Standard Rooms:  Gallery Rooms and Verandah Rooms which overlook the gardens.

Executive rooms and suites have internet access and open out onto a veranda that overlooks the Mango Tree Patio.

It has a business centre and a restaurant open daily, except Sundays.

Cara Lodge
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