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Visit Karasabai Village, Home of the Sun Parakeet

Visit the beautiful, refreshing, remote indigenous village of Karasabai for a three-day weekend tour and immerse yourself in an exotic culture under the shade of the North Pakaraima Mountains. The amazing staff of our Karasabai Eco Lodge will take care of all your meals and our skilled and experienced tour guides will show you some of the most beautiful and interesting spots of Karasabai.

Kopinang Falls in Region 8

Kopinang Falls is located in Kopinang Village in the North Pakaraimas, Region 8, Guyana, South America. The falls is created by the Kopinang River which cascades numerous steps down the mountains to form the breathtaking waterfall. Kopinang Falls cascades down an estimated 100 meters down to form the magnificent scenery.

Little Rock Suites in the Town of New Amsterdam, Region 6, Berbice

Little Rock Suites, located at the junction of Main and Church Streets, is a great place to spend a few days when traveling to the town of New Amsterdam in Berbice, Region 6, Guyana, South America. Rooms start from 17,000 Guyana dollars and go all the way up to 32,000. Rooms are very luxurious and staff is courteous and helpful. The cheapest room has hot and cold shower, AC, TV, double bed, iron and ironing board, and includes breakfast for two.

Tejmohall Hotel 2 in No. 78 Village, Corentyne, Berbice

Tejmohall Hotel 2 opened its door to the public in April 2023 in response to the growing tourism drive in Guyana. It is one of the more luxurious, upper end hotels in the Corriverton area. It is located at Lot 218-219 No. 78 Village, Corriverton, Berbice, Guyana, South America. Tejmohall Hotel 2 is owned by the same company which owns the original (1st) Tejmohall Hotel on the No. 79 Public Road, Corentyne, Berbice, Guyana, South America.

Tejmohall Hotel in No. 79 Village, Region 6

Tejmohall Hotel (not to be confused with Taj Mahal) is a great place to spend the night when traveling to the Eastern End of Guyana. It is located in No. 79 Village, Corentyne, Berbice, Guyana, South America and sports an awesome view of the Corentyne River from balcony of the third floor the refreshing river breeze caresses you abundantly with its Caribbean warmth. At present, the hotel sports 23 rooms with rooms ranging from 12,000 GYD to 20,000 GYD as follows:

Spectacular! An Island Turned Bird Sanctuary Formed from Wreckage in Essequibo River

This magnificent view you see in the video below is an island which was formed in the Essequibo River of Guyana, South America. It later became a bird sanctuary in the river. This video was sent in to this publication by a fan. We do not know the directions to this spectacular location nor the coordinates. However, we will research it and update this article as soon as possible.

Driving from Georgetown to Lethem

On the 25th of September, 2023, I departed the city of Georgetown, Guyana, South America and headed for the town of Lethem in Region 9. It’s was a long and somewhat arduous journey of about 600 kilometers, but also a fun and enjoyable one. Since this was the first time I was driving the trail, this experience puts me in a good position to write this guide for persons who are desirous of making the Georgetown to Lethem road trip for the first time.

Boa Vista, Brazil 3-Day Tour

The Boa Vista 3 Day tour leaves Lethem at around 5: PM on the afternoon of Day 1 and drops you back at around 5:30 PM on the afternoon of Day 3. During this tour, you will get a good glimpse of the magnificent city of Boa Vista in the border state of Roraima, Brazil. You will visit the city’s most beautiful spots. And you will also have a chance to shop your favorite Brazilian Products.

Climbing Schomburgk’s Peak on the Kanuku Mountain Range in Region 9

Climbing Schomburgk’s Peak is definitely one the greatest adventures in the Rupununi geared towards the physically fit and those who want to test their athletic abilities while immersing in the beauty of nature. At an elevation of 3500 feet, Schomberg’s Peak is one of the highest points of the Kanuku Mountain Range which affords you an unmatchable vantage point for a breathtaking panoramic view of the Rupununi Savannahs and neighboring Brazil.

Uchii Falls in Region 7

Uchii Falls, also called Uchii Meru Falls, Oshi Falls, Utschi Falls, and King George VI Falls, is located close the Venezuelan border in Region 7 of Guyana, South America. The Falls cascades from a mountaintop 701 feet down to a spectacular crash at the foot of the mountain.

Orinduik Falls in Region 8

West of Paramakatoi in Region 8 is the magical Orinduik Falls, one of Guyana’s most beautiful waterfalls and a major tourist attraction. The Orinduik Falls is formed as the Ireng River cacades down a series of steps and terraces close to the border with Brazil. The Ireng River then merges with the Takutu River which further down joins the Amazon River.

Moco Moco Falls in Region 9

Moco Moco waterfall is located in Moco Moco Village, Central Rupununi, Region 9, Guyana, South America. The Moco Moco waterfall may be described as a sister falls of the Kumu falls since it is similar in size and appearance and is located a short distance away from the Kumu Falls. Both Kumu Village and Moco Moco Village are located about 30 minutes’ drive from the town of Lethem.

Kamarang Falls in Region 7

Kamarang Falls is located in Region 7, Guyana, South America close to the border with Venezuela. It plunges off the Pakaraima Mountains from a height of 145 meters. Kamarang Falls is one of the Guyana’s most powerful waterfalls by volume of water. It was reportedly discovered and first documented by American entomologist and physician, Paul A. Zahl.

Amalia Falls is Located on the Kuribrong River, Region 8

Amaila Falls is located on the Kuribrong River which is a tributary of the Potaro River in Region 8, Guyana, South America. The river drops from the escarpment over Amaila Falls vertically approximately 200 feet (60 m), and continues in a series of rapids and falls for almost two miles before reaching placid water at an elevation of 175 feet. The total drop is about 1,200 feet (365 m).

Tumatumarie Falls in Region 8

Tumatumarie Falls is another splendid waterfalls located at Tumatumarie, Region 8, Guyana, South America. Tumatumarie at this point in time is uninhabited. To get to Tumatumarie from Georgetown, you can drive to Mahdia and then to Tumatumarie. The closest village with a population is El Paso.

Chiung Falls in Kato Village, Region 8

Chiung Falls is a magnificent, splendid, and beautiful waterfall located in Kato Village, Region 8, Guyana, South America. Like many other waterfalls across Guyana, it is poorly promoted, advertised, or reported upon. All of that is about to change, hopefully, as Guyana shifts into overdrive in developing its tourism industry.

What to Do When You’re in Lethem

Between April 7th to 10th, 2023, hundreds, if not thousands, of people from all around the world will travel to Lethem, Region 9, Guyana, South America to enjoy the Annual Rupununi Rancher’s Rodeo. At the end of the three-day period, some will be ready to return home, but others may be wondering what else is there to do in Region 9. Whether you’re coming for the Rodeo or you’re coming at any other time of the year, here are some suggestions for what you can indulge in while you are in the capital of Region 9.

Tutu Waterfall in the South Rupununi Savannahs

Tutu Falls is located close to Meriwau Village in the South Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America. It can be reached by driving a 4-wheel drive vehicle, ATV, or motorcycle down the rugged trail about 2 hours’ drive away from Lethem. The refreshing waters of the Tutu Falls forms a pool on a mountaintop before cascading down the mountain.

German Sports Fishing Tourist Describes Experience in Guyana

A German tourist who traveled to Guyana to engage in catch and release sports fishing in the waters of Guyana’s vast rivers has described his experience. In a Facebook Post titled “Rumble in the Jungle,” the sports fishing enthusiast described his travels and adventures to Guyana. The article posted below was translated from the original German text extracted from the Facebook Page of Global Fishing Adventures.

Corona Falls in North Rupununi

Corona Falls is one of the lesser known and explored, yet magnificent, beautiful and splendid, waterfalls of Guyana. It is located at the headwaters of the Rewa River in North Rupununi. With its refreshing waters and magnificent scenery, the Corona Falls is definitely a place to visit.

The Meeting of the Waters in Region 7

Did you know…that there is a place in Guyana where the Cuyuni and Mazuruni Rivers run side by side without mixing? This is a remarkable natural phenomenon with various scientific explanations. According to science, the waters do not mix because they are of different temperatures and densities, and they run at different speeds. However, the phenomenon is so remarkable that it is considered a natural and scientific marvel.

Birdwatching in the Botanical Gardens by Jane Miller

The Botanical Gardens is located next to the Guyana Zoo and Castellani House in Georgetown, Region 4, Guyana, South America. Established since 1878, the tropical botanical gardens serves as a recreational park which showcases one of the most extensive collections of tropical flora in the Caribbean laid out with ponds, canals, kissing bridges, and a bandstand. The botanical gardens also offers a unique place for birdwatching.

Photos: The Annual Rupununi Rodeo Events

The Rupununi Rodeo Performances is an annual concert of live entertainment filled with heat, excitement, and adrenaline-pumping action. The rodeo performances showcase the skill, art, bravery, and raw power of Rupununi-born-and-bred cowboys and cowgirls. It is a phenomenon that explodes across the Rupununi Savannahs and ripples its way across almost every economic sector of Guyana.

My Trip to Paruima Village, Region 7 by Devi Mangal

In April, 2021, I made a 5-day tour of Paruima Village, Region 7, Guyana, South America. It was one of the most memorable and exhilarating experiences of my life. For the past several months leading up to this outstanding tour, my friend from Paruima, Maunisa Percy, had been inviting me to go there. She had sent me pictures, and I was amazed at the peaceful, natural scenery, and beauty of the place.

The Kaieteur Falls in Region 8 – One of the World’s Most Powerful Waterfalls

The Kaieteur Falls is one of the world’s most powerful waterfalls. It is renowned as being the the world’s “widest” one-drop waterfall. The Kaieteur Falls is a one-drop waterfall with a height of 741 feet from the top to the first break. It flows over a series of steep cascades that, when included in the measurement, brings the height of the falls up to 822 feet.

Sakaika Falls in Region 7

Sakaika Falls is located on the Ekereku River in Region 7 of Guyana, South America. Sakaika Falls, at the time of this article, is a relatively undiscovered and unexplored waterfall hidden deep in the jungles of Guyana in Region 7. The falls can be reached by traveling about 15 miles from the airstrip in Region 7. Motorcycle or ATV would be the preferred choice of vehicle to reach Sakaika Falls because of the rough terrain.

The Kanuku Lodge Hotel in Lethem, Rupununi

When traveling to Lethem in the Rupununi Savannahs of Guyana, South America, the Kanuku Lodge Hotel in Lethem is one of your options if you’re looking for a place to spend the night – or a few nights, etc. The Kanuku Lodge Hotel is located along Lethem’s Main Commercial Road- right next to Frontier Pharmacy and opposite Reeaz Computer Store. Obliquely opposite is Macedo’s Gas Station.

Ori Hotel in Lethem, Region 9

What’s unique about Ori Hotel is its round-the-clock restaurant which serves a wide variety of delicious Guyanese cuisine. The dedicated staff of Ori Hotel’s round-the-clock restaurant get up early in the morning to have breakfast prepared for 7 AM. Lunch is ready for 12 Noon, and the menu board proudly displays the menu. Then, at around 6 PM, dinner is served. In between all of this is a wide variety of snacks such as buns, sponge cake, pastries, and local fruit juice available at all times.

Hotels in Guyana

Here I will list all the finest hotels across Guyana by Region, rating, etc, with links to more information, details, reviews and contact information, so that you will have no problem finding a place to stay when visiting or traveling across Guyana.

Surama Village in the North Rupununi – a Sustainable, Ecotourism Destination

Surama Village is as close as you will come to experiencing human civilization and the rainforest environment all in one. It is home to the Macushi Amerindian Tribe. The Surama Eco Lodge can be found in Surama Village. It was listed as one of the best hotels in Guyana, Venezuela, and Colombia in the year 2011 by National Geographic. In the same year, it was the joint winner of the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s Excellence in Sustainable Tourism Award, along with Harrison’s Cave in Barbados.

Tour Operators In Guyana

This list of tour operators, tour guides, and other tour companies in Guyana is by no means complete. However, we will strive to keep this page updated and add to it often with the aim of making it as complete a resource as possible. Do you own or operate a tour company in Guyana, South America? Contact us to have your company listed on this page for free.