For your most wortwhile outdoors experience in Suriname, going on the Jeep Safari tour is a must. You will be toe to toe with the wild nature of Suriname, making a trip through nature, history and culture. The jeep will take you across the savannah and have you visiting places that are mostly untouched by human hands. For those adventurous enough, you may even be allowed to take over the wheel yourself and thereby challenge the jungle. You will inadvertently also learn more about Suriname and its nature through the guidance of an experienced guide.• 8.30 hr - Departure @ 't VAT (Klein Waterstraat / Kleine Dwarsstraat) - pickup and departure in a minibus or Jeep (4WD) • Travel time is about 2 hours. During the ride the guide will tell a bit of the history and some fascinated stories of the different areas you will pass. • You will visit a native village and you can also take a refreshing dip in the nearby creek • 12.00-13.00 hr - We will have lunch on a beautiful location. • After lunch our journey will continue to the Savannah, we will make several stops so that you can take in the beauty that the nature has to offer. • 16.00 hr - We will start our journey back to the city. • 18.00 - Back at the starting point : 't VAT
Brownsberg and Stuwmeer
During this tour, you can expect quite the variation in the types of flora and fauna, such as small palm trees and meter-tall trees filled with orchids, but also various animals like colorful birds, snakes, monkeys, frogs and pigs. The greatest treasures of the Brown Mountain are the different natural waterfalls on the mountain, where you can take a shower.The route from Paramaribo to Brownsberg is approximately 110 kilometers. During the trip we pass through various local villages, where mostly Maroons live. The road to the top of Brownsberg will be climbed with a pickup or van. Once we once arrive at the top, we wait for a beautiful view over the lake.In the evening you will be able to enjoy a boat ride, swim, or fish for toekoenari (bass species) and piranhas . If you want to do something a little quieter, you can relax in the hammock. This tour is highly-recommended for nature lovers.ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Jenny Tours - Day Tours, Waterkant 5c In the building of Broki, Paramaribo SurinameOn the mountain you will get to see a piece of the jungle with a lot of different animals, like monkeys, birds, butterflies etc. Also you will get the see the beautiful waterfalls.The next day you will also have a boat ride on the reservoir lake with the different islands on it. Duration: 1 day
Jaw Jaw - Isadou
Jaw-Jaw is a Saramaccan village in the heart of Suriname, close to the upper Suriname River at the Jaw-Jaw rapids. This village is the starting point from where you will experience a great tour. This tour is unique in its kind because you are actually staying in the village, so you will have close contact with the locals. This allows you to participate in many different activities and have a special view of historic culture up close. Experience the life of descendants of runaway slaves from the plantations and the surrounding environment of the Amazon rainforest. The village Isadou is a stone village from Jaw-jaw. Furthermore, you can see the area completely through the inclusion of incredibly beautiful woodland walks, and boat trips on rapids in the nature reserve. If there is no availability in Jaw-Jaw, accommodation will be provided in Isadou.• 8.30 hr - Departure @ 't VAT (Klein Waterstraat / Kleine Dwarsstraat) - pickup and departure in small airconditioned minivans • 9.00 hr - 10.30 hr - A rest stop will be made for consumption of food and beverages, and toilet breaks. During the drive, the guide will be regularly informing travelers about the history of important places that may be encountered. • 11.00 hr - 12.00 hr - The group will arrive at Atjoni. There all the luggage will be transferred to the boat that will bring you to the location. • 13.00 hr - The group will have a lunch when they have arrived on location. The guide will explain all the activities that they will be doing in the 3 days that they will be there. • The activities will include: jungle walk, visiting a nearby village and a night boat ride.
Raleighfalls and Mount Voltz
A fter a boat ride from Witagron upstream on the river Coppenameriver, we reach a beautiful landscape called Fungu Island.On the island, which splits the Coppenameriver into two, is a wonderful resort. Both on the road, as on the resort itself, there is a lot of flora and fauna to be admired. The squirrel monkeys come and eat out of your hand when you are offering pieces of banana, and are considered a favorite by virtually anyone. It is truly an idyllic place.However, this is only a taste of the stunning views that we encounter on our journey to the top of the Voltzberg. And the Raleigh Falls, named after a British explorer, cannot be described by words itself; it is visual spectacle, and the walk towards it is already worth it by itself.Between the active program, you may also enjoy just laying back, fishing, swimming, and just enjoying yourself on the island.• 7.30 hr - Departure @ 't VAT (Klein Waterstraat / Kleine Dwarsstraat) - pickup and departure in small airconditioned minivans • 11.30 hr - 12.00 hr - Arrival at Witagron where the guests will get a lunch. • After the lunch the guest will enjoy the boat ride to Raleigh falls where they can settle in for their accommodation. On the first day they guest will not do much because of the long trip they had. • The second day after breakfast the journey begins to the Voltz mountain. This is a +/- 3 hour walk to the mountain, when they have arrived on the top the guests will enjoy a breathtaking view. • On the way back they will continue the walk to one of the waterfalls for a refreshing swim. • Day 3 there will be a jungle walk, spotting animals e.g different types of birds, monkeys etc. and the search for another waterfall. In the evening the guests will enjoy a show of the Raleighfall Boys. • On day 4 after breakfast you can enjoy a last swim in the river and than the journey back to city will begin.