7D/6N Starting at $653 per person

The Roraima Trek is one of the highlights of Venezuela and all of South America. Mount Roraima, a tabletop mountain locally known as a tepui, is located on the Guiana Shield in the southeastern corner of Venezuela and is the highest of the Venezuela tepuis at 2,600 meters (8,530 feet). During the climb and while on top you will discover bizarre rock formations, amazing landscapes and unique flora and fauna. The isolation of the tepuis has led to the existence of endemic plant species with two species found only on Roraima. Tepuis are also home to unique species of fauna, such as the Roraima Bush Toad, found only on Roraima. The private trek can be modified with additional days/nights on the summit.

*Included with the trekking price: English-speaking trekking guide, tents and kitchen/cooking equipment, porters for expedition equipment, 1 night Santa Elena hotel (night 6), excursions and meals as specified on the itinerary. Personal porters, sleeping bag and pad not included but can be arranged locally in advance.

Depending on current airline schedules it may be necessary to transfer overland from Puerto Ordaz or Ciudad Bolivar (along a very scenic route) or charter a flight to Santa Elena. For this reason the hotel night prior to the trek is not included.

Day 1 : Santa Elena - Río Kukenan

In the morning, you will be met at your Santa Elena hotel (not included) by your guide. From here, you will continue by Jeep to the native village of Parai Tepui. From Parai Tepui, you will begin the hike across the Gran Sabana to the Kukenan River, where you will set up camp. Lunch and dinner included today.
Duration - approximately 5 hours

Day 2 : Río Kukenan – Base Camp

Today, you will hike to the Roraima base camp, crossing plains and hills with Roraima always visible. Arrive base camp in the early afternoon. Camp will be in front of the steep wall of the Roraima. All meals included today.
Duration - approximately 4-5 hours

Day 3 : Base Camp - Top of Roraima

After 5 hours of hiking you will reach the top of the tepui at an elevation of 2,600 meters. The weather on top of Roraima can change suddenly, from clear and calm to swirling clouds, rain or fog. You will set up camp beneath a rock outcropping. All meals included today.
Duration - approximately 4-5 hours

Day 4 : Exploring the Roraima

Today you will have an exhausting but unforgettable day. You will explore the top the tepui, hiking over rocks and crossing valleys. The Valley of Crystals is truly impressive, as are the variety of orchids and carnivorous plants. Weather permitting, you will be have views of the neighboring tepuis. All meals included today.

Day 5 : Roraima - Río Tek

Today, you will descend to the base camp and continue to the Kukenan River. Cross the river and continue to the Tek River where camp will be set up. All meals included today.
Duration - approximately 7 1/2 hours

Day 6 : Río Tek - Santa Elena

Return hike to Parai Tepui and drive back to Santa Elena. Overnight at a Santa Elena hotel. All meals included today.
Duration - approximately 3 1/2 hours

Day 7 : Santa Elena

After breakfast you will transfer to the Santa Elena Airport.

Price from $653.00 per person, based on double occupancy
Days 7
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