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ALB-P102   ORINOCO DELTA, CANAIMA NATIONAL PARK, TROPICAL ANDES, PLAINS AND LOS ROQUES ARCHIPELAGO.
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Orinoco Delta, Canaima National Park, The Tropical Andes, The Plains and Los Roques

14 days / 13 nights
Day 1. Caracas - Maturín
Arrive to Maiquetia International Airport. Assistance at the airport. Transfer to the National Airport to take the flight to Maturin. Transfer to the Rancho in the big plains in the gateways of Orinoco Delta.

Day 2. Maturín - Orinoco Delta (BLD)
Breakfast. Land transfer to the pier. Departure to the Orinoco River’s swamps and channels in a motorized canoe. After the land transfer to the pier. The place is plenty of moriche palm trees whose fibers are used for arts & crafts works, including hammocks. Arrival to the Lodge. Lunch. In the afternoon, departure in Warao canoes to visit the channels and mangrove swamps. In there, you'll have the opportunity to fish some piranhas, too! Dinner and overnight in the camp.
Day 3. Orinoco Delta – Puerto Ordaz (BL-) 
Breakfast. Walk departure across the jungle. Your local native guide will teach you some of the fantastic tropical forest plant's secrets and medicine usages. Lunch at the camp and meeting with the matriarchal Warao aborigine communities to watch their habitat and way of living. Transfer to Puerto Ordaz. Overnight in the city bathed by Caroni River.

Day 4. Puerto Ordaz - Canaima - Angel Falls (BLD)
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Canaima. Assistance at the airstrip. This ancestral and mystic place is a land of tepuys, magic and sacred mountains of the Indians. We will cross the Canaima lagoon in Indian canoes conducted by Indians. We pass the Ucaima, Golondrina and Hacha waterfalls that fall spectacularly into the lagoon. We take a short walk through the light tropical forest and savannah to the base of the Sapo waterfalls. Here we have time for a short bath in the refreshing waters. We continue the excursion walking behind the curtain of water (some 200 meters) that descends from the dashing Carrao River. Climbing to the top of the falls, we have an excellent view of the savannahs surroundings tropical forest and the tepuys: unexplored majestic and prehistoric tabletop mountains considered the oldest rocks formations of our planet. We return to the Camp facing the Hacha waterfalls and the pink sandy beach of Canaima Lagoon. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Day 5. Canaima National Park (BLD)
Breakfast. In option, you can take a Full Day To Angel Falls: The Highest in the world. Transfer to Ucaima Port to take a curiara through the Carrao River. At the Mayupa rapids it may be necessary to walk for about 20 min. and let the crew haul the empty canoe through them. Short time after beginning your journey, you will be dazzled by the majestic Auyantepuy, home of the Angel Falls, standing still as medieval fortress of gigantic dimensions. Its impressive walls shelter the river from both sides. Once inside the Canyon, the Angel Falls appear in all its majesty when the boat approaches Ratoncito Island. Lunch in the open forest. Once in the lodge board another curiara up until the point where you will walk to Laime lookout point. Enjoy a nice bath on the pool formed by the waterfall on its way down. Return to the lodge, or relax going swimming in the Churun River. Dinner and overnight in beds at the lodge in Canaima.
Day 6. Puerto Ordaz - Caracas - Mérida (B).
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Caracas to make the connection to Mérida, the capital of the Venezuelan Andes (El Vigia airport). On your way flying over the mountains enjoy the picturesque view at the Andes surroundings, the little colonial towns and lakes. Get a glimpse of its historical and colonial villages, perfectly hidden between mountains, each standing as the last proof of an ancient way of living. Inhabitants, always warmth and friendly people are more than willing to give the visitors a small piece of the Andean's flavor. Overnight.

Day 7. Mérida (B)
Breakfast. Half Day City tour in Merida: visit to the Cathedral and Archbishop's Palace, the Governor's Palace, the Colonial Art Museum and the Indian Market where you can take home a sample of the Andean handcraft work. Visit also the Jaji village. Return to the posada. Overnight.

Day 8. Mérida - Santo Domingo (BL)

Breakfast. Full Day to the Paramo. The journey begins into the mountains passing through farms and steep meadows towards the Paramus, the stark highlands above the tree line. Within a short distance from the city you will find the Paramus of Sierra Nevada National Park. On your way you can visit San Rafael de Mucuchies, and pass by the deep blue Mucubaji Lagoon for a short hike. Facing the lagoon there is a Visitor’s Center featuring a permanent exhibition of life on the heaths. You can walk or take an excursion by mule. In the afternoon you will drive over one the highest mountain pass in South America, the Pico El Águila (4,118 mts), and stop at the Mifafi Valley where you might see Condors. Typical lunch in the way. Transfer to Los Frailes Hotel, an ancient Monastery becomes in Hotel. Overnight.
Day 9. Santo Domingo - Barinas (BLD)
Breakfast. Transfer to Barinas, beautiful landscape, and approaching to the Plains rich in flora and fauna. Lunch and Safari Photo in the ranch in the heart of Venezuelan Plains; this region has the greatest depositories of wildlife, especially birds that live here permanently or gather seasonally to breed. About 350 birds species and 50 mammals’ species have been recorded in this region: scarlet ibis and hoatzin, pink dolphins, manatees, crocodiles, etc. Dinner and overnight.

Day 10. The Plains: Photo Safari (BLD)
Breakfast. River excursions constitute one of the main attractions. During these outings many species of birds and the Caiman of the Orinoco, sunning themselves on the sandy beaches on the banks of the river, can be seen. Carry out an examination of the typical local vegetation and enjoy a delicious typical dish in the evening. With chance (only for groups), you can participate with a local folklore group playing typical instruments from the plains: harp, cuatro (four - stringed guitar) and maracas. Dinner and overnight.   

Day 11. Barinas - Caracas (B)
Breakfast. Last fauna observation. Transfer to Barinas airport to take flight to Caracas. Transfer to a Littoral Hotel. Overnight.
Day 12. Caracas - Archipelago Los Roques (B)
Transfer to the airport to take the flight to Los Roques. Charter flight to the heavenly Coral Archipelago Los Roques, one of the largest marine national parks in the Caribbean. Transfer to the lodge and accommodation. You will board a motor boat to take a short excursion around the little keys of the Archipelago. Enjoy a good day sun bathing on these exceptionally white sandy beaches and crystalline warm waters.  Cold drinks will be arrange on your box lunch. Beach umbrellas and beach chairs, snorkeling masks will be provided. Return to El Gran Roque. Time to explore de little village or walk at the seaside shore Dinner and overnight.

Day 13. Los Roques (B)
Breakfast. Free Day at leisure. Overnight.

Day 14. Los Roques - Caracas (B)
Breakfast. Time to enjoy the last beach hours in Los Roques. Flight to Caracas to take the connection flight back home.
Included: 
•Assistance at the airport.
•Private transfers In/Out.
•1 Night in the Ranch  with breakfast.
•1 Night in Orinoco Delta with full board and excursions.
•1 Night in Puerto Ordaz with breakfast.
•2 nights in Canaima in the lodge with full board. 
•Excursion to Sapo Falls.
•3 Nights in Merida with breakfasts. City Tour in Merida, excursion to Jaji and Full day to the Paramo with lunch.
•2 Nights in the Plains with full board and excursions.
•1 Night in Caracas Littoral.
•2 Nights in Los Roques with breakfasts.
•Local Guides                                                            
•Flights:
o Caracas-Maturin.
o Puerto Ordaz-Canaima-Puerto Ordaz-Caracas-El Vigia.
o Barinas-Caracas-Caracas-Los Roques-Caracas.
Not included: 
•Entry fee to Canaima National Park
•Entry fee to Los Roques Archipelago
•Domestic Airport taxes

We recommend bringing:
•Bathing suit and towel
•Hat
•Sun glasses
•Sun protector