Canaima National Park

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Canaima National Park, Venezuela
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Canaima national park is immensely popular for its amazing natural wonders. The lush tropical habitat is home to a wide variety of plants and animals.

Amazing natural wonders like table top mountains known as tepuis can be seen here. Most waterfalls can be easily found which you can climb and explore making it possible for you to get behind the water curtains.

What You Should Not Miss

A trip to the world’s highest waterfalls should not be missed by every tourist who visits Canaima national park. Isla Anatoly is also what you should not miss since it is very near Canaima Village. Other waterfalls are also present in Canaima national park like Salto Sapo which is just in a nearby valley.

A trip to the Auyan tepui should also not be missed when at Canaima National Park. You can secure a permit to trek at Ciudad Bolivar and you can easily get a local to guide you there for a fee.

What You Should Know

The tour to Angels falls will last for three days and two nights and it is actually done by plane, by foot, and through a five hour canoe ride. All tours at the Canaima national park are guided to ensure that you will be safe.

Frequent rainfalls will occur from May to November; however, the dry season from December to April is not an advisable time to visit if you want to see more waterfalls. Consulting weather forecasts for an entire week or an entire month will help you determine whether the weather is suitable for exploration.

Upon arrival at the airport in Canaima, you will need to show proof that you have received vaccination for yellow fever. If not, you will need to pay an additional fee for the shot together with the entrance fee at Canaima which is worth four dollars.

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