Soaring table-top mountains, dramatic waterfalls, fertile deltas and tropical rainforest are just some of the attractions of Venezuela. Add in the snow-capped peaks of the Andes and the dazzlingly white beaches of Los Roques and you have all the makings of a fantastic holiday.
Highlights: Caracas – Merida – Los Llanos – Canaima National Park – Angel Falls – Los Roques
We would be delighted to extend this itinerary to include the Orinoco Delta or Mount Roraima. Please contact us to discuss combinations with Colombia, Guyana or Brazil.
You will be met on arrival at Caracas airport and driven to your hotel. Caracas is a modern metropolis surrounded by mountains with a few remaining traces of its colonial past in the historic centre.
Half-day city tour including Plaza Bolivar, the cathedral and the Panteon Nacional, the last resting place of the great Liberator, Simon Bolivar.
Merida and the Andes
Transfer to the airport in Caracas for the flight to Merida where you will be met and driven to your hotel. Merida is the gateway for hiking, trekking and exploring the Andes.
Andean villages and lakes
Visit the Andean villages of Tabay, Mucurba and Mucuchies before reaching Laguna Mucubaji to start the two and a half hour hike to Laguna Negra and the Mifafi biological station which is working to protect the endangered Frontino Bear and to reintroduce the condor to the Venezuelan Andes.
A scenic journey from the Andes to reach a ranch in the plains of Los Llanos.
Full day of bird-watching and wildlife excursions in Los Llanos.
Transfer to Barinas in time for your flight to Caracas where you will be met and driven to your hotel.
Canaima National Park
Fly to Canaima and explore the region from a lodge in the National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Canaima National Park
Excursions in Canaima from your lodge.
Fly over the Angel Falls, named after US pilot Jimmie Angel who famously crashed his plane on top of Auyan Tepuy. Continue to Caracas.
Early departure to fly to the spectacular archipelago of Los Roques, a collection of islands and reefs with turquoise waters and white sand.
Fly to Caracas in time for your transatlantic flight home.
This itinerary can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so please give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.
Venezuela has a wide range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made holiday.
The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample itinerary are just a selection of what is available in each location. The itinerary can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made holiday.
If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.
We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote for your tailor-made itinerary in Venezuela together with links to hotel websites, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the itinerary until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from this holiday in one of South America’s most striking countries.