Private Journeys

Signature Guyana – Wildlife and Waterfalls

12 days from £5,510pp

(based on two people sharing & excluding flights)


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Overview & Highlights

A nature-packed private adventure to Guyana, discovering the landscapes and wildlife of South America’s best kept secret. Designed to fit in with British Airways flights from London, it’s easy to add some time to explore and relax on the stunning Caribbean island of St Lucia on your way home.

This private journey is ideally suited to those looking for adventure and wildlife on the path less trodden. The accommodation may be simple, but the experiences are world class and much of the nature is found only in this extraordinary corner of South America. With visits to varied eco-systems, including the rainforest and savannah, birdwatchers and animal lovers will have their cameras clicking with joyful abandon as they take in species like West Indian manatees, giant river otters, giant anteaters, jaguars, black caimans and of course, the iconic cock-of-the-rocks. History and culture buffs will also find inspiration from the influences of India, Africa, the native Amerindians and the European colonialists, while witnessing how these different forces have shaped the country into a nation quite unlike anything else in Latin America. And there is even a visit to Kaieteur, Earth’s largest single drop waterfall, thrown in for good measure. Thanks to the relatively recent discovery of off-shore oil, Guyana is by far the world’s fastest growing economy – making now the best time to travel to this currently well-kept secret gem.

British Airways fly between London and Georgetown via Saint Lucia, opening up the opportunity to extend your trip for a few days to explore and relax on this beautiful Caribbean island.

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  • Georgetown walking tour and market experience
  • Visit to Kaieteur Falls
  • Wildlife spotting on canopy walkways and nature trails
  • Giant anteater savannah encounter
  • Giant river otter, black caiman and Victoria Amazonica waterlily boat trip
  • Lethem walking tour
  • Wildlife walks from Waikin Ranch
  • Nappi Village visit



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Accommodation in Guyana is simple but comfortable. We have selected the best properties in each region, each with their own character and enviable setting.

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What our clients say

  • Most memorable experience? "Lots - Tour of Caracas, the canoe trip to Angel Falls plus the Falls themselves, the night bus trip to St Elena followed by good facilities to…

    ET, Huddersfield
  • The tour leader was excellent as was the whole experience, especially the exciting optional excursions, kayaking, horse riding, zip linings, snorkelling and many interesting walks.

    MG, Glasgow
  • "This holiday far exceeded our expectations and was truly a once in a lifetime experience!"

    CD, Plymouth
  • This was a holiday I have wanted to do for many years and it did not fail to deliver. Our tour leader was professional,knowledgeable, understanding and integrated with the local…

    GM, Fairford
  • This was a great trip - wonderful scenery and amazing sites. It was well organised and allowed for some opportunity to do things on one's own away from the group.

    DS, London
  • Hotels - Quirky mix of old and modern, loved the contrast. Seaman Journey Galapagos boat was superb, cabin larger than expected. Crew and guide outstanding.

    LO, Ascot
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Our Expert's Opinion

The variety of wildlife, activities and ecosystems in Guyana is something I have never experienced before, especially with so few other tourists around. This trip allows you to get a taste of everything the country has to offer and really get to know some of the local culture and people, who are so welcoming that it makes it impossible not to fall in love with the place.

Lina Fuller Travel Expert Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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