Even if the Guayana landscapes are formed by the
geophysical characteristics of the Guayana Shield, they show a
great variety of differences; it is separated from the rest of
the country by the Orinoco┤s
river great arch, this region extends to the Venezuelan
For the visitor,
Guayana┤s most fascinating temptation is Angel Falls,
discovered by accident in 1.937 by a North American pilot, Jimmy
Angel. It is the highest waterfall in the world, with a drop of
1,005 meters ( 3,212 ft.). Ę La Gran Sabana Ę (Great Savanna),
land of the tall and thin Morichal palm tree, is a natural
spectacle graced with flat, table-top plateaus and dense scrub
growth, where jaguar lurks
and heron wings their way to the sky. Canaima, a floral
region of waterfalls, lagoons and luxuriant forest, swimming and
fishing, an paradise of the Mother Nature.
Southeast of Venezuela.
Area: 238.000 sq. Kms.
Ciudad BolÝvar (Official government census 1.990:
More Important City:
Puerto Ordaz(Official government census 1.990: 453.047 ih).
900.310 ih. (Official
government census 1.990).
Variability, at south the
tepuyes of the Guayana Shield, La Gran Sabana
and Sierra de Pacaraima.
The more important river it is the Orinoco River; affluent
Cuchivero, Cura, Aro and CaronÝ. The Angel Falls, the highest
in the world.
Climate: Warm. The rainy season is from May to October.
26║ C. Rainy
annual average 2.000 mm.
It is jungle and tropˇfilas savannas.
Falls the highest waterfall in the world.
Canaima National Park.
Jaua - Sarisari˝ama National Park.
Auyantepuy, Kukenan & Roraima Tepuys.
Orinoco, CaronÝ and Caura rivers.
Uruve Camp in Gran Sabana.
History Tours. Birdwatching.
Nature Photography Workshops.
Photo Safaris. Kayaking.
Canoeing. Peacock Bass Fishing.
Trekking. Overland Tours. Scientific Expeditions & Tours.
Mountaineering. Cultural Tours. Helicopter Tours.
Hangliding & Paragliding.