Territorio Federal Delta Amacuro Travel Guide

  • Orinoco Delta
    Orinoco Delta
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    Canoe, Orinoco Delta
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    A torch may be helpful
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  • Paddle your own canoe

    Tucupita Things to Do

    Whilst staying at the Orinoco Delta Lodge we were taken to a more remote lodge under the same ownership where we had an opportunity to explore in a dugout canoe. These are able to penetrate into the narrower channels where motor boats can't go. My canoe trip was unfortunately curtailed by bad weather, but not before I had seen a turtle, capuchin...

  • Boat rides in the Delta

    Tucupita Things to Do

    You travel along the main in a fast motorboat, but your guide will stop the boat when there is something of interest to see. It's a good idea to wear sunglasses, even if it's a bit overcast, so that they can double as goggles. Beware: if it rains, it will really sting whilst you are travelling at speed. We were given a plastic sheet to hold up to...

  • Piranha Fishing

    Tucupita Things to Do

    I had been a bit nervous about the promised piranha fishing expedition, having read stories about people wading into the water with the piranhas. It was not like that at all. We were taken in a boat to a nice, quiet backwater, given a rod (well, long stick) with a nylon line and twisted wire hook and a piece of meat as bait. The technique is to...



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  • ballahoo from barrancas

    Curiapo Transportation

    From the port of Barrancas, there would be someone going to Curiapo, there are no scheduled services.and they would take you along and it is customary to give a small tip to the driver of the boat to help him with food and lodging in barrancas. usually they are from guyana or living further down the river in guayo or bella vista or in curiapo...

  • off the beaten path off the beaten path

    Curiapo Off The Beaten Path

    how can you give tips on off the beaten path, from curiapo which itself is off the beaten path.But a trip to Guayo is well recommended, it takes about two hours by boat from Curiapo.Also recommended are trips to Guyana, when the seas are not rough and the river is not "bravo", in four hours you could reach Guyana and take the daily flight to...

  • A bend in the River

    Curiapo Things to Do

    Savitri Gomez is an east indian from Guyana and a trader. she buys things in caracas and trades it along the tributaries of the river. mostly to indians who come to her house which resembles a palafito itself.she is extraordinarily generous. I had called her from Miami and she had organized my trip from Barrancas to Curiapo and if she was in...


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