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Guyana Holidays

In the 16th Century, the legend of the lost city of El Dorado in present-day Guyana proved a potent lure for many famous explorers from throughout Europe including Sir Walter Raleigh, who was determined to find this fabled city of gold in order to ingratiate himself with Queen Elizabeth I. As it turned out he failed in his mission as did many of the great conquistadors of the day, but this pursuit of gold left a rich cultural history in Guyana and throughout the region.


Georgetown

Kaieteur Falls
Iwokrama Forest Reserve
Karanambu
Dadanawa
Baganara Island

Full hotel listings with details coming soon. You can find our recommended hotels under country highlights or call us on 01905 731373 for more detailed information.


Description

Guyana is more renowned these days for the stunning scenery ranging from huge waterfalls and open grassy plains to thick rainforest and jagged mountains. And within this vast array of habitats live a spectacular variety of flora and fauna and the country can rightly boast of being the ‘Place of Giants’ being home to a long list of creatures including the Jaguar, the Giant River Otter, Harpy Eagle, Giant Anteater and Arapaima, all of which are the largest of its kind in the region or the world.

This is a truly spectacular and friendly country, which is well-off the traditional tourist route and offers the intrepid traveller a feast of natural history and cultural delights.

The Highlights of Guyana; from £3,515 pp

ESSENTIAL INFO

GUYANA

WHEN TO GO

October to April are traditionally the drier months, but due to the country’s size there are regional variations.

VISAS

A visa is not required for UK passport holders.

HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

TIME DIFFERENCE

GMT - 4 hours
(- 5 hours during British Summer Time)

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