Are you planning on taking a trip to the Cooperative Republic of Guyana with your wife and family? If you are, then you should be informed ahead of time that there is so much to see in Guyana. The tropical environment of the nation will make your stay there a memorable and exciting experience that you will want to relive over and over again! Some of the best places that you can visit when you go to Guyana are:
1. Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve and Canopy Walkway
This forest is over 1 million acres in northeastern South America and it is situated in the heart of the Guiana Shield. The forest has great importance in history because it played as a place of refuge for Makushis. You will find a field station here along with a canopy walkway, satellite camps, and a trail system. The field station of the forest has been equipped with visitor cabins, transportation facilities, and dining facilities too! If you visit this location at dawn or dusk, you will have the opportunity to sight birds like the Channel-Bill Toucan, Scarlet Macaw, Green Aracari, and so much more!
2. Kaieteur Falls
This waterfall is located on the Potaro River. The Kaieteur Falls stretch over 700 feet high and its beauty will leave you in awe. The National Park where these falls are located is situated in the Guiana Shield, which is a plateau in Guyana that is considered to be the world’s oldest and most remote geographical locations. If you would like to see the world’s most spectacular waterfall, you should definitely consider visiting this location. It is one of the very few places of the world where endangered species can also be spotted.
3. Kanuku Mountains
When you book a flight to Guyana, you should plan to take some time out of your busy schedule and visit these mountains. These mountains rise out of the grasslands in Southwestern Guyana to create a beautiful backdrop to the savannah. The stunning and wind-sculpted crowns that rise to below cloud level are worth seeing and you will find many mammal and bird species in this region.