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GUYANA

Birding in Guyana: Nature’s Last Frontier

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Program #20468RJ
10 Days | 9 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Part Caribbean, part Amazonian, part mountain highland — Guyana is South America's little-known biological wonder. It is where the Guiana Shield (one of four pristine tropical rainforests left in the world) converges with the Amazon Basin, creating myriad ideal habitats for birds — and birders. Join expert birders to search among the more than 800 species of birds in savannahs and tropical rainforests, and get a rare glimpse of life in remote Amerindian villages deep in the interior.


Highlights

• Observe the colorful Guianan Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola rupicola) in its natural habitat, and compare and contrast this species with others in the same family.
• Marvel at mighty Kaieteur Falls, five times higher than Niagara Falls.
• Enjoy unique views of the forest and its resident wildlife at Iwokrama Canopy Walkway in the heart of one of the last pristine rainforests in the world.

Program Notes

So you can get the most out of your experience, all of our birding programs have a maximum participant-to-instructor ratio of 14:1. Road Scholar birding programs are conducted in accordance with the American Birding Association’s Code of Ethics. Learn more at http://www.aba.org/about/ethics.html
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

Activity Notes

Walking up to five miles a day.

Itinerary Summary

Arrival Georgetown, 2 nights; flight to Iwokrama Rainforest, 2 nights; coach to Surama, 2 nights; 4x4 vehicle to Rupununi Savannah, 2 nights; flight to Georgetown, 1 night; departure.

Currently selected:Prices Starting At:
Feb 15 — Feb 24, 2013 waitlist only  

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
9 nights of accommodations
25 meals: 9 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 8 dinners
1 Expert-led lectures
12 Field trips
3 Flights during the program

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