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The Orinoco Delta

… has an area of 40,000 km² and 375 river arms bring the water masses of the Orinoco to the Atlantic. The delta is very rich in parrots, toucans, horned birds and caimans. The Indians who live in this area call themselves Warao. That means the man with boat.

Our local tour guide is an Indian from the tribe of Warao, he tells us the different bird species, river arms and plants. We will go on a jungle walk where we will get to know different medicinal plants and other plants which the Indians use for different purposes. Of course you can go Piranha fishing and if you want you can take them to the camp to try them. If the weather is good, we can experience an unforgettable sunset on the Rio Orinoco.

DURATION 3 Days
BEGINNING OF TOUR 10:00 h in Boca de Uracoa or San Jose de Bujas
END OF TOUR 14:00 h in Boca de Uracoa or San Jose de Bujas
CLOTHES/EQUIPMENT Light Clothing
Sun Protection
Insect Repellent
Swim Wear
Hat
Rain Jacket
Light shoes or light Trekking Sandals
Flash Light
INCLUDED Tour Guide
Boat Transfer
2x Breakfast
2x Lunch
2x Dinner
All mentioned excursions
NOT INCLUDED Alcoholic Beverages
Tips
Souvenirs

 

Minimum participants: from 1 Person
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Day 1

The tour starts from the village of Boca de Uracoa or San José de Buja, from there we can enter the famous 30.000Km2 Orinocodelta! The local guides of the camp with us. We drive about 3 hours to the camp, where we will have lunch. In the afternoon we will take a trip with the boat. Our local tour guide is an Indian from the tribe of Warao, he tells us the different bird species, river arms and plants. Then we will visit an Indian village to see a variety of products which provide the Indians themselves from the Moriches. If the weather is good, we will experience an unforgettable sunset Rio Orinoco. Back to the camp, where our dinner is served.
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Day 2

After breakfast we will take the boat and will go for a jungle hike. The camp provides us with rubber boots. During the hike we will get to know different medicinal plants and other plants which the Indians use for different purposes. The natural Cacao or the palm heart are only some plants we will get to know. In the afternoon we have the opportunity to go on a sandbank and swim in the delta. Afterwards you can fish Piranhas. Who wants to take you to the camp to taste it. If the weather permits, we can enjoy a sunset again. We are watched by hundreds of parrots who are looking for your sleeping trees.
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Day 3

On this day, we get up very early and start at dawn, the best time to observe the animals. Our early morning hike is very close to the camp. We cross the nearby lagoon and watch many animals from very close proximity. After breakfast we go back to our boat. We will start another tour through small canyons covered with mangroves. Again, we have many possibilities to observe and photograph many animal species. After lunch, our boat will take us back to San Jose de Buja and the tour ends at the boat dock. The tours start from / to Ciudad Bolivar, Puerto Ordaz, Maturin or Carupano. Changes in the program are possible.
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