Angel Falls and trekking to the Lost World
Venezuela, Trek & Walk, 15 days - from £1,745 (land only) - from €2,155 (land only) - from $2,960 (land only)
Day 1: Rendezvous at group hotel. A single, timed group airport transfer is provided. KE Land Only services begin with the evening meal.
Day 2: After breakfast, transfer to the airport and fly to Puerto Ordaz - Cuidad Guayana. Meet our transport for the drive to Camp Manacas. Lodge accommodation.
Day 3: We visit the Kawi Waterfall and then continue our journey up onto the Gran Sabana and onto the town of Santa Elena. Lodge
Day 4: After a short drive to Pareitepuy (1400m), we set off on trek. After a brief ascent to cross a ridge, we drop down to the Kukenan River and cross it to reach our camp.
Day 5: Today we climb up onto the open savannah below Roraima. We reach the basecamp area at an elevation of around 2000 metres.
Day 6: An early start for the ascent to Roraima's summit plateau. Initially through humid cloud forest, then via a path through the cliffs. Camp. (2875m).
Day 7: A day to explore the summit plateau. There is the option of a long return hike to the high point at the junction of 3 countries. Camp.
Day 8: Time for some last photographs of the plants and the views, before setting off down. We hike out to the Rio Tek, mostly downhill. Camp.
Day 9: After breakfast, we walk out to Pareitepuy and then make the drive back to Santa Elena where we stay overnight in a lodge.
Day 10: Early transfer to the airport for the flight to Canaima. On arrival, visit Canaima Lagoon. Overnight simple lodge.
Day 11: In the morning, we take a motorised canoe upriver to Angel Falls. We have to walk the last couple of hours to a viewpoint. Camp in hammocks at the falls.
Day 12: Boat ride back to Canaima, then lunch and afternoon flight to Puerto Ordaz - Ciudad Bolivar. Overnight hotel.
Day 13: Early morning check in for the flight back to Caracas, then an onward flight to Los Roques. Remainder of day at leisure. Lodge on the beach.
Day 14: Full day on Los Roques with an optional boat ride to visit a different island. Beach lazing and snorkelling opportunities. Lodge on the beach.
Day 15: Transfer to the airport for the flight back to Caracas where KE group Land Only services end.
This holiday involves going to moderately high altitude. During the course of your trip you will reach altitudes in excess of 2500 metres. Most people will have no difficulty with this level of altitude but before coming on the holiday, we recommend you read the advice on trekking at altitude.