Guyana The Interior

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When is the best time to visit Guyana's interior?

Guyana’s interior generally has only one wet season, May-Aug. The best months to visit for wildlife viewing and exploring are Feb-Apr and Oct-Dec.

For more detailed information visit our When To Go section.

What language is spoken in Guyana?

The main language spoken in Guyana is English.

What currency is used in Guyana?

The unit of currency in Guyana is the Guyanese dollar. Take your currency needs in the form of US dollars cash (no more than is covered by your insurance), which you can exchange into local currency. Dollar bills should be in good condition, soiled or torn bills may be refused.

There are very few ATM’s in this part of Guyana, so get your cash from Georgetown where there are banks that accept international cards, before flying south. At most of the lodges you can pay your ‘extras’ bill in US or Guyanese dollars, but not by credit or debit card (this situation may change of course).

What is the time difference between Guyana and the UK?

The time difference between Guyana and the UK is GMT -4hours.

What combines well with a visit to the Guyana Interior?

When visiting Guyana's interior, a visit to Georgetown is essential, with many also choosing to head east to Suriname and French Guyana, which offer similar scenery and wildlife, but two entirely different cultures.

What key events happen in the Guyana Interior?

There are very few people living in the interior so large celebrations or events are uncommon.

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