9-Day or 11-Day Guyana Burro Burro River Trip
From Surama village we will venture on to the Burro Burro river for the ultimate animal spotting opportunity. The Iwokrama rainforest offers some of the best chances of spotting wildlife in the country and the river dramatically enhances the chance of doing so. We will live in a camp by the river side and use the days on learning many of the forest secrets from experienced guides. We will fish for river monsters and a night time try to spot some of the many animals moving in and around the river. We will keep an eye out for caimans and tree snakes. Overall a tour for those who want to see as much wildlife as possible.
This tour runs without a fixed itinerary and will be able to be customize after the individual wishes of the participants.
We will venture down the Burro Burro river near the village of Surama to experience one of the absolute best ways of spotting and seeing wildlife in the Iwokrama rainforest. We will get a chance of camping on several spots to go deeper in to this pristine rainforest and set up our camp and learn about living in this environment.
Typically during day we will try to fish some of the rivers giants, look for animal tracks, try to spot giant river otters or simply relax and save energy for the night time adventure. We can take 1-2 tours in to the forest on foot to see some of the plant life that are to be found in the forest and get acquaintance with moving light weight around.
The night time will be used for spotting animals along the side of the creek such as tapir, anacondas, labba, tree snakes among many more. If you wish, your guide can demonstrate traditional bow hunting.
Bring a good camera because you will not get a better chance of spectacular pictures of wildlife!
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"The jungle tours demand a list of equipment that should be brought to be able to make it as comfortable and secure as possible. We therefor ask you to detailed look through our list and make sure you bought the equipment prior to arrival. Guyana has a small selection available but quality can be different from the western hemisphere. All questions are welcome."
"What to bring:"
"2 X outdoor pants (Daytime / Nighttime set)"
"2 X Outdoor shirt (Daytime / Nighttime set)"
"3 X Good socks (Trekking type)"
"3 X Underwear (Fast drying preferable)"
"1 X Good trekking boots (Jungle boats Preferable)"
"Head torch 40 lumens+ (possible to lent)"
"Batteries for Head torch"
"Backpack 70 liters+ (possible to lent)"
"Dry bags - 4 minimum 3 x 20+ liters 1 x 10-15 liters"
"Personal medic kit (you need to be able to look after small injuries like cuts and blisters from your own kit: You will need Zinc oxide tape, antiseptic wipes, assorted plasters, gloves, wound dressing x2, re-hydration sachets x 12, blister dressing, tweezers, scissors, anti-fungal cream, hydro-cortisone cream, foot powder, pain killers, Vaseline.)"
"Crocks (Yes you heard correct these gives your feet a chance to breathe and get air while protecting from spikes and bites)"
"Malaria Tablets (Talk with your doctor)"
"Mosquito repellent (50% DEET is sufficient)"
"Pocket money (Alcohol, tips for guides, snacks)"
"Foot powder (Anti fungal type)"
"Sun hat (Good for the time on the river)"
"Personal hygiene (Soap, Toothbrush, Tooth paste)"
"Watch (Waterproof type)"
"Camera equipment (Remember to bring additional water protection such as dry bags for this! It is is your own responsibility to take care of it in this environment)"
"You are welcome to bring your own stuff such as knifes, strikers, rucksacks. You can always ask of about the specification and if it is of any use."
"What do we supply"
"Advanced Medical kit"
Hora de Inicio:
Duración: 9 Days
Lugar de comienzo:
Surama Eco lodge, North Rupununi. Guyana
Cancelaciones y devoluciones:
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.