Guyana Landmarks

Kaieteur Falls

Located in Kaieteur National Park, Guyana, at 226 meters is five times higher than Niagara falls and two times higher than Victoria falls. 

With a combination of great height and large volume, it is one of the most powerful waterfalls in the world.

Kaieteur Falls is a major tourist attraction in Guyana. It is located in Kaieteur National Park and is in the centre of Guyana's rainforest.

There are frequent flights between the falls' airstrip and Ogle Airport and Cheddi Jagan International Airport in Georgetown.


Iwokrama Forest

A wilderness preserve of nearly one million acres of untamed wilderness, the forest sits on one of the oldest exposed rock surfaces in the world.

Apart from small Amerindian settlements, it is uninhabited and offers unrivalled rainforest adventures for people seeking a truly unique experience.

The Iwokrama Canopy Walkway is a series of suspension bridges and decks of up to 30 meters in height and 154 meters in length, located in the Iwokrama Forest. It gives visitors a new view of the mid and upper canopy of the forest and allows wildlife to be relatively free from human intrusion. At the base of the canopy walkway is Atta Rainforest Lodge, resting amidst towering trees and grassy lawns.

The lodge provides comfortable accommodation with 10 private rooms, three home-cooked meals per day, and ample opportunities to explore the surrounding rainforest by foot, canoe, or 4X4.

 

 

 


Bird Watching

Eighty percent of Guyana's 83,000 sq miles is covered with tropical rainforest. Bird watching in the Guyana's rainforest has been featured in Birdwatch, Waterlife, Condé Nast Traveller, Guardian Unlimited, and the Sundowner. Guyana has also been ranked alongside Peru, also on the South American continent, which is considered the best destination in the world for birding.

 

Divided into three distinct areas: the Coastlands, the Rainforest and the Savannahs. Each of the three natural regions offers its own diverse array of species. Several species can be seen in the capital city, Georgetown. Guyana's Coastal Plain.  It is geographically linked to the great Amazon River basin and therefore shares the spectacular avifauna of this region.


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