Nature in its original form - Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana are South America undiscovered.
The northwest corner of South America is the continent’s least-explored territory, a fact you’ll confront head-on when your concerned friends start asking about that trip to Africa you’re planning.
The good news for the adventurous and curious traveller is that the “Wild Coast” is actually hiding – in plain sight – a treasure trove of cultural gems and vast tracts of unspoiled nature, all of which are readily accessible with a minimum of risk or hassle.
Guyana and Suriname are both an independent countries. French Guiana is an overseas department of France. Primary geographic features include The Guiana Shield, rainforest, savannah, riparian forest, waterfalls, Amerindian and Maroon villages. Wildlife includes extensive birdlife, caiman, Giant River Otters, giant anteaters, jaguar.
Guyana - Georgetown is the capital of Guyana. English is the primary language. Kaeiteur Naational Park, the Iwokrama Rainforest and the Rupunini Savannah. Kaieteur Falls is the largest single drop falls in the world.
Suriname - is a former Dutch colony, whose capital, Paramaribo was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Dutch is the primary language.
French Guiana - Cayenne is the prefecture of French Guyana. The ruins of the infamous French penal colony on Devil's Island are located off the coast bear Kourou. French Guiana is also home to the Guiana Space Centre in the Kourou district. This is main spaceport for the European Space Agency.
Note: For U.S. citizens, a visa is required to enter Suriname.