Canaima is one of the main attractions of Venezuela. It is the only lagoon where five falls come together. You can also find here The Highest Fall in the World: the Angel Falls.
Auyantepuy is the largest tepuy in Venezuela with a maximum height of 2,510 meters above sea level. It is characterized by having the largest waterfall in the world: the Angel Falls, 979 meters, 15 times larger than Niagara Falls and three times larger than the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Angel Falls is named after the American aviator, explorer and adventurer James Crawford Angel Marshall (Jimmy Angel to dry) who in 1937 overcame him and made an emergency landing in its summit.
The expedition lasts 6 days starting and ending at Boa Vista(Brazil) Airport with lodging and meals included.
6 Days Salto Angel Trekking Expedition Highlights
What is the itinerary of the 6 Days Salto Angel Trekking Expedition?
Day 1: Boa Vista (Brazil) x Transfer to Santa Elena Lodge (Venezuela)
Hiking distance: –
Overnight mode: Lodge at Santa Helena
Day 2: Santa Elena x Ciudad Bolívar (Car Transfer)
Hiking distance: –
Overnight mode: Lodge at Cuidad Bolívar
Day 3: Flight Cuidad Bolívar x Canaíma x Boat Tour to Canaima lagoon x Sapo Falls
Hiking distance: 09 km
Overnight mode: Lodge at Canaima
Day 4: Boat Tour at Carrao River x Trek to Angel Falls x Dinner in fornt of the Angel Falls
Hiking distance: 03 km
Overnight mode: Local Lodge
Day 5: Angel Falls x Canaima Airport x Flight to Ciudade Bolivar x Car Trasnfer to Kamoiran (Gran Sabana)
Hiking distance: –
Overnight mode: Lodge at Gran Sabana
Day 6: Kaimoran x Santa Elena (car Transfer) x Boa Vista (Brazil) Airport
Hiking distance: –
Overnight mode: –
Inclusions and Exclusions
What’s included in the 6 Days Salto Angel Trekking Expedition?
- Receptive and transport Boa Vista airport (Brazil) to Santa Helena (Venezuela) at day 01
- Transport Santa Helena x Boa Vista airport at day 06
- 01 night at Hostel in St. Helena (Venezuela) with breakfast
- 01 nights at Lodge in Cuidad Bolivar
- 02 nights at Lodge in Canaima
- 01 night ai Lodge in Kaimoran
- 4×4 transfer to Cuidad Bolivar
- 4×4 transfer to Santa Helena (last expedition day)
- Transport Cuidade Bolivar x Kaimoran
- Domestic Flight Cuidade Bolivar x Canaima
- Domestic Flight Canaima x Cuidade Bolivar
- Guided expedition to Salto Angel Waterfall
- Leader specialized in long-course hikes and trained with first-aid fundamentals
- Carriers (Sherpas) for tents and food
- Full mountain meals during trekking: Breakfast, lunch and dinner (cooking service included)
- Gear purchasing advisory before departure (at your disposal)
- SpotGen3 satelite remote tracking and monitoring
- Meals and drinks not mentioned in inclusions;
- Medications of personal use;
- Gratuities and donations;
- Any item not described as included.
What to bring to the 6 Days Salto Angel Trekking Expedition?
What you need to bring (Mandatory) :
- ID or Passaport;
- Trekking Backpack (minimun of 50l)
- Sleeping bag (for 0ºc confort);
- Sleeping Pad;
- Walking stick (01 or 02);
- Headlight and batteries;
- Bottle of water;
- Boot / Hiking shoes;
- Dry Fit / Polyamide shirts;
- Anorak /Fleece;
- Plastic bags (for trash);
- Toilet paper;
- Cell phone;
- Snacks for the trekking (between meals).
Where do we meet to go to the 6 Days Salto Angel Trekking Expedition?
Pick-up point: Boa Vista Airport (or your hosting at Boa Vista)
Departure Time Comments
- Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
Boa Vista (Roraima-Brazil) Airport (or your hosting at Boa Vista)
Directions to Departure Location
FAQ 6 Days Salto Angel Trekking Expedition
Is it safe?
Nattrip operates this tour regularly and never had any issues regarding safety. Regarding inherent risks involved, please be aware to read “Exposure” iconograph before booking this product. Incidents such as falls, twists and scratches happen very often. It is mandatory to follow the instructions of the Leaders and to use safety equipment when requested.
Will my cell phone work? Wi-fi spots?
There is no mobile phone network while trekking in Serra dos Órgãos National Park and Três Picos State Park nor we recommend the use of mobile devices, except for photography purposes. In such case, we recommend the use of power banks. Mobile phone and internet can be used when in Teresópolis.
How does the food works? What do we eat?
During trekking we will have included one main meal per day, usually pasta with proteins. If you’re vegetarian, vegan or has any restrictions please advise our staff before departure. While exercising we don’t recommend meals, only snacks. Breakfast is not included. Therefore, we kindly ask you to bring your breakfast and snacks, both can be combined together. We highly recommend nut mixes.
How do we get water?
The water is 100% natural water and contains living microorganisms. If you’re not used to this type of ingestion, we recommend the use of water purification.
Are there bathroom facilities?
Yes. The mountain shelters provide bathroom facilities designed for minimum environmental impact. Please bring garbage bag and toilet paper with you for any emergency use.
How’s the group? Who will I be travelling with?
Our expeditions consists of small groups. In case of large number of people, we will divide into small groups that will hike with minimum interval. Other people might join the same group. If you want to go on a private group, contact us before booking.
What kind of gear do I need? What are the luggage restrictions? Packing tips?
A comfortable backpacking pack (60L minimum) is mandatory. Camping gear will be provided. Rentals are available in case you need, please let us know prior to departure. Assistance before departure is available, contact us.
What are the vaccines needed? What about the Zyka Virus?
Yellow fever vaccine is mandatory. Aedes Aegypti is an urban mosquito, it does not proliferate in wild natural environments. No diseases transmitted by this mosquito will be found in the natural places visited (dengue, zyka, etc)
Do I have to bring cash?
We always recommend to bring cash with you. In Teresópolis there is possibility to buy local handcraft and souvenirs. Drinks and tips are not included also.
Where do we sleep?
While trekking the overnights will be either in mountain shelters or the camping sites nearby. It will depend entirely on the park’s availability. In Teresópolis the overnight will be in a medium class hotel.
Any wildlife risks?
The highest risk are venomous animals. They usually get away from humans, but there is the possibility to find snakes or spiders along the way.
What’s the physical effort involved?
The trekking in Serra dos Órgãos National Park is extreme because of obstacles, distance and altitude variation. In Três Picos State Park there is less physical effort involved.
What ages is it suitable?
Each person knows their limits. We don’t limit anybody, but we don’t recommend to youngers less than 12 years old.
If the weather forecast is unfavorable, is the expedition canceled / deferred?
Nattrip constantly monitors the weather forecast for the specific microclimate of Serra dos Órgãos, including during the expedition. If Nattrip agency and / or Activity Guides understand that the physical integrity risks inherent to natural activity are being exceeded, the event may be postponed or cancelled.
Can I rent equipment needed for the crossing with Nattrip?
Yes, the Nattrip Expeditions has the disposition to rent the necessary equipment for the crossing Petrópolis Teresópolis, just to get in touch. As well as guidelines of good options to purchase them.
*For private groups contact us
This tour has daily departure
• Daily departure available
• Please consider that this tour requires booking 3 days in advance and depends on minimum quorum
• Hotels located in regions São Conrado, Barra da Tijuca and Recreio are not supported. If you’re in a non-supported location we will forward you to the nearest supported location
- More than 5 participants, contact us!
- Small groups (10 persons max)
- Open for any customer to join
- Bilingual Leaders (Professional Tour Guides)
- Satellite monitoring with SPOT Gen3
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