Ghost Canyon (7 days / 6 nights).

Day 1

Early morning transfer and assistance to Caracas National Airport. Flight to Canaima National Park via either Puerto Ordaz or Ciudad Bolivar (possibly both). Onward to Purpurken, a tiny Pemón community, deep in the heart of Canaima National Park. Excursion to a small waterfall (40-50 mins), Kui Meru, enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural “swimming hole” before returning back to the village. Overnight in Purpurken. (D)
Note: an over flight of Angel Falls maybe be possible for 4 or more people at an extra charge.

Day 2

Breakfast, hike about 11kms (3-31/2hrs) to Prada River where we will rest, take a swim and enjoy a snack en route to our base camp (11/2 – 2hrs further) on the other side of the foothills / forest. Set up base camp – overnight in tents / hammocks. (B,L,D)

Day 3

Breakfast in the jungle, hike to Ghost Canyon and Kavanarupa water fall. Lunch and relaxation before returning to base camp. (11/2hrs approx. each way). Overnight at base camp in tents / hammocks. (B,L,D)

Day 4

Breakfast before returning to Purpurken village. Stopping en route at Prada River for a snack and refreshing dip (4-5hrs). Cultural ceremony performed by the children of Purpurken. Overnight in tents or hammocks. (B,L,D)

Day 5

Breakfast before setting off to Salto Aicha (Aicha Falls) overlooking Kamarata Valley. A long hike (5-6hrs) with a break enroute alongside Purpur River. Through savannah, rainforest, climbing foothill to the first level of Auyantepui before reaching the top of Aicha Falls. Overnight in tents or hammocks. (B,L,D)

Day 6

Breakfast. Climb down through the rainforest on foot to Kamarata Valley below, stopping enroute at “Kaneparu”, a conuco (farm) owned by a local shaman and his family – its located at the foot of the tepui on the edge of a river and deep inside the rainforest. Visit the conuco and take lunch / snack. Fresh fruits beckon! Continue our hike to Uruyén or Kavak (total 5-6hrs). Overnight in Uruyén or Kavak. (B,L,D)

Day 7

Optional hike to Kavak (2 hrs) visiting local communities Uruyén and Santa Marta en route or Uruyén Canyon / rest up and wait for flight to Ciudad Bolivar or Puerto Ordaz (possibly via Canaima). Transfer by plane to Caracas. (B,L). End of program.