Forgotten Expedition Trip Detail.

  • Day 1: Caracas – Uruyén
    Early morning transfer to airport. Fly to Puerto Ordaz transfer to a light plane for two hour flight to Uruyén, landing on the same landing strip where both Jimmie Angel (who first discovered the Falls in 1933) and Ruth Robertson set up base camps before their respective expeditions. Spectacular overflight of Angel Falls included (weather permitting). Afternoon hike to Yurwan Canyon and local waterfalls with Pemón guide. Overnight at the Pemón lodge of Uruyén in beds. (B,L,D) 
  • Day 2: Uruyén – Kavak
    Transfer to Kavak by jeep, or hike through the savannah and rainforests visiting local Pemón village’s enroute. Afternoon hike to Kavak Canyon and the sacred cave of Kavak with Pemón guide. Overnight at Kavak Lodge in beds. Special cultural evening (groups of 6 or more). (B,L,D) 
  • Day 3: Kavak – Arenal
    Early morning transfer to Kamarata port for riverboat expedition (curiaras) to Angel Falls. First stop will be Kamarata to visit the local school children at school or homes of the local Pemón. Overnight in hammocks at Arenal camp on the bank of the Carrao River with spectacular views of the river and the tabletop mountains of Uey-tepuí and Auyántepui. (B,L,D)   
  • Day 4: Arenal – Angel Falls
    After a “special” ceremony in preparation for the day’s adventure, we take to the river early morning for the penultimate leg of our expedition. Entering the awe inspiring “Devils Canyon” on the Rio Churún we will make our final approach to Angel Falls. Trek through the rainforest to “Laime’s Lookout Point” – the same point where Laime and Ruth stood in May 1949 to photograph the falls. Overnight at Ratoncito Island camp in hammocks. (B,L,D)   
  • Day 5: Angel Falls – Canaima – Ciudad Bolivar
    Early morning curiara ride to Canaima along the Churún and Carrao rivers. We will pass close by Mayupa airstrip where Ruth finished her epic journey on May 17th. One last adventure – before bidding farewell to our captain and his Pemón crew – Sapo Falls beckons. Walk behind the gushing curtain – one of seven waterfalls unloading its raw energy into Canaima Lagoon with great vistas from the top of the falls. Fly to Ciudad Bolivar; visit with Jimmie Angel’s famous plane at the airport. Overnight at Hotel La Cumbre. (B,L,D)   
  • Day 6: Ciudad Bolivar – Caracas
    Morning city tour of Ciudad Bolivar (optional extra). Transfer to airport for flight to Caracas – for return journey home, an extra night of fun in Caracas or on to Henri Pittier for a few days relaxation at Coral Lagoon Lodge (or other Venezuelan eco-destinations). (B)

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