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The Iwokrama River Lodge, Region 8

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The Iwokrama River Lodge is a tourist attraction and research center located in Region 8, Guyana, South America.

It is located about 8 hours’ drive south of Georgetown and 4 hours north of Lethem. You can also get there by plane.

Activities include the Canopy Walkway, birding, jaguar spotting and much more.

Photos: Franklin Greaves. Feb 2021

The Kurupukari Crossing, Region 8

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The Kurupurari Crossing, also referred to as the Kurupurari River Crossing, is located about three hours drive from Lethem along the Lethem to Linden Trail in Region 8, Guyana, South America.

The Kurupurari Crossing refers to the location in the village of Kurupurari where the Essequibo River cuts across the trail.

Note that the name of the river is the Essequibo and not Kurupurari river as the terminology sometimes mislead people into thinking.

There is a Pontoon which ferries people across the Essequibo River at the village of Kurupurari every hour.

The locality where the Essequibo River cuts the trail at Kurupurari village together with the Pontoon which ferries people across are collectively referred to as the Kurupurari Crossing.

These beautiful photos were taken by various travelers between the years 2016 and 2021.