5D/4N VENEZUELAN ANDES AND SAVANNAH
From SGD 1718
During your tour you will experience the Venezuelan Andes, Merida and the Los Llanos grasslands or the Venezuelan Savannah. You will come across a dramatic topography and a wide variety of wildlife including animals and birds. The city of Mérida offers interesting tourist spots and is known for its Spanish colonial architecture, its parks and squares.
Day 01: The Venezuelan Andes – Merida
Flight from Caracas to Vigia. Transfer to Merida. Venezuelan Andes, Merida is a high-state located on the border with Colombia. Arrival and transfer to the city of Merida, the capital of the state. Accommodation in the center of the city in a colonial hotel Casa Sol. Walking through the center of Merida, the area of Simon Bolivar, visit the cathedral of the city and the government at home. Visit the famous cafe – ice cream is registered in the Guinness book, which offers about 1,000 varieties of ice cream. Ice cream “Tear Komsomol”, with salmon cream or a local brew – Miche, with a taste of pickles or garlic. We also recommend you visit the central Andean market and the Zoo, where you can see rare species of bears – Frontinus. As the option: transfer to cable car Mucumbary the longest of the world 12.5 km with the top of 4.765 м
*Additionally, you can take a day tour: On this day on your choice of optional excursions: departure on holiday in Tabai hot spring, Jaji village, horseback riding, mountain biking or trekking and parachuting in tandem, 2 days/ 1 night to Catatumbo lightning, 2 days / 1 night trekking to Los Nevados and more.
Day 02: Los Paramos
Breakfast at the hotel. Departure for the excursion to the high plains of the Andes, Paramo. You will drive through the Andean villages: Kakuta. You can visit the temple, a monument of stones – Kapiya de Piedras famous Andean architect. On the way to the local shops you will be offered hot cocoa, coffee, strawberries and cream. For lunch you can along the way and encourage you to order a local Farel. After lunch, travel to the lagoon Mukubahi, departure hiking (you can on horseback) to the glacial lagoon of Victoria (in 2 hours), located at an altitude of 3500 m above sea level. Along the way, the vegetation changes from tropical to vysokogrnyh lichens and mosses. In the dark surface of the lagoon, as if in a mirror reflects the surrounding mountains of El Aguila Peak, altitude 4117 m above sea level. Arrival at the hotel Castillо de San Ignacio.
Day 03: Barinas, Venezuela’s savannah
After breakfast, departure to the region of Los Llanos grasslands (steppes), State of Barinas and Apure, located in the central region of Venezuela. This is a true Wildlife, especially birds, one of the largest bird reserves in Latin America, many of whom arrive for the winter in Venezuela from the remote corners of Canada and Alaska. On the territory of the savannah, there are about 350 species of birds and 50 species of mammals. Manor Hato Cristero- is the current pastoral estate, whose mission is to maintain an impressive variety of animals of Los Llanos. Here, with professional local guides tourists are offered land and water trips on the savannas, which will be interesting not only for naturalists and bird watchers, but also to all lovers of wildlife. Enjoy a Creole dinner in the night.
Day 04: Los Llanos
After breakfast, leave the SUV in the Venezuelan savannah Los Llanos. Around the abundance of tropical birds: herons hara-hara, Royal Stork, hummingbirds, parrots guakamayya, vultures and many others. Different types of turtles, iguanas, capybaras (chiguiri) – a huge tropical rat, which is the largest rodent on the planet. During the day lunch and evening dinner with a fiesta with dancing to the accompaniment of horopo Creole musicians.
Day 05: Caracas
Breakfast. Transfer to the airport. Flight to Caracas.
- Accommodation with daily Breakfast
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Domestic Flights
- Sightseeing tours as mentioned
- Transfers according to itinerary
- English Speaking Tour Guide
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- All rates are per person based on sharing basis
- Meals/Drinks offered may differ according to package
- Confirmation of package is subject to Hotel Availability
- All rates & tour itineraries are subject to change without notice
- All activities are subject to change relative to weather conditions
- Prices do not include any additional Airport charges or other charges