Canaima - Angel Falls

Canaima lagoon

Canaima National Park

The National Park of Canaima, UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the key attraction in Venezuela. In the heart of Guiana Shield, It charms with its natural beauty of the five waterfalls feeding at once the Canaima Lagoon. Here is situated the highest waterfall in the world with 979 meters free fall: the breathtaking Angel Falls.   An unforgettable experience!

 

Canaima lagoon & Angel Falls - 3 days trip

Salto El Sapo First Day
Early in the morning, flight from Ciudad Bolivar to Canaima. During the flight, about 1 hour in a small Cessna, you will have a great bird view over Canaima and the Gran Sabana. Arriving in Canaima you will discover the famous lagoon in which lead five different waterfalls, all are next to each other, and make a fantastic shoot. You pass the waterfalls closely in a small boat. Afterwards you walk for about 20 minutes to the impressive Waterfall Sapo. Here you are walking behind and for sure you will get wet! You will have a warm dinner and an overnight stay in Canaima in beds at the opposite side of the lagoon.

Angel falls - Canaima National Park Second Day
After breakfast you will have a nice boat ride on the Carrao river. In dry season is it possible that men have to push the boat. You will enjoy beautiful views of the flat top mountains when you enter the Devil's Canyon. After a 4 hours dugout ride you start a 90 minutes hike to the viewpoint for the Angel Falls. Imagine being under the highest waterfall in the world! Lunch is served next to the river. There will be a warm dinner in the evening and an overnight stay in hammocks opposite the Angel Falls.

Canaima lagoonThird Day
After breakfast you have one last chance to take a photo of the Angel Falls in the morning sun. Then you take the motor boat and return, by the Carrao river, to Canaima village. Afterwards, flight back to Ciudad Bolivar, allowing you to enjoy for the last time the beautiful bird perspective of one of Venezuela's greatest attractions: the National Park of Canaima and its magnificent Angel Falls.