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VENEZUELA

Come and discover Venezuela with it dynamic capital Caracas, high rise buildings, colonial towns, beautiful islands such as Margarita called “Pearl Island” or Los Roques Marine National Park, La Gran Sabana with world class bird watching, The Lost World of Canaima National Park with its Tepuis and magnificent Angel Falls and much more…...

 

Join us and explore Venezuela..!!!

 

Los Roques: 7 nights exploring the beautiful National Marine Park of Los Roques

Venezuelan Express:  7 days-6 nights Visiting Caracas & Margarita Island

Best of Venezuela: 8 days-7nights Exploring Canaima National Park, Caracas & Beaches of Margarita

Trekking Mount Roraima: 9 days-8 nights Explore the Lost Word, absolutely spectacular trekking and views..

 

 

 

USA CITIZENS NEED VISA TO ENTER VENEZUELA

 


 

"VENEZUELAN EXPRESS"

"Visiting Cosmopolitan Caracas and Relaxing in Margarita Island"

7 days/6 nights

 

Daily departures
 

Day 01 : USA-CARACAS:

Meeting upon arrival and transfer to hotel selected.
 

Day 02 : CARACAS

Caracas  is the capital and largest city of Venezuela. It is located in the north of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa). The city was founded on July 25, 1567 by the Spanish Captain Diego de Losada as Santiago de Leon de Caracas. Today, Greater Caracas had an estimated population of about 5 million inhabitants. Morning visit to the city of Caracas including the main points of interest in the historical city - Bolivar's birthplace, the Pantheon where his remains lie, the Plaza Bolivar, the Cathedral, and very picturesque constructions reminiscent of Spanish colonial days.
 

Day 03 : CARACAS

Full day tour to the beautiful Colonia Tovar Village. The only German colony around the Caribbean Region. Founded in 1843 by 400 pioneers in a rain- forest area, at approx. 6000 feet above sea level, at a distance of 40 miles away from Caracas; inhabited now by approx. 6,000 people. Visit to a local Museum, handicraft local shops, the village, and afterwards a nice lunch in a beatiful local restaurant.
 

Day 04 : CARACAS-MARGARITA ISLAND
Transfer to the airport for flight to Margarita island. Arrive and transfer to hotel selected.
 

Day 05, 06: MARGARITA ISLAND
Days at leisure to explore this fun island on your own.
 

Day 07: MARGARITA-CARACAS-MIAMI
Transfer to the airport for flight to USA.

 

INCLUDING: Hotel accommodations with room taxes and services charges, all transfers and ground transportation, meals as mentioned in itinerary (AB= American breakfast), tours with English speaking tour guide and entrance fee when necessary, local airfare Caracas-Margarita-Caracas.

NOT INCLUDED: Venezuela airport departure taxes of $20.00; insurance, passports, meals not mentioned, passports, insurance. USA departure tax. International airfare.


LAND TOUR  RATES 2017

 

HOTELS

Double

Triple

Single

JW Marriott Caracas & Macanao (5*)

US$2,257

2,122

3,050

Pestana & Bella Vista (4*)

1,960

1,870

2,747

 

**SEASONS: From Jun.15 to Aug and Jan.1 to Mar.31 add $100 pp.

From Dec.09 to 31 please call us.

 

Approximate cost airfare Miami-Caracas-Miami US$500-700. Please call your travel agent for an update or 1-800-327-0080.

 

DEPOSIT: $300 at the time of booking.

 

FINAL PAYMENT: 45 days before departure

 

USA CITIZENS NEED VISA TO ENTER VENEZUELA

 

 

 

BEST OF VENEZUELA

Exploring Caracas, Angel Falls, Canaima and Margarita Island

 

Itinerary

 

8 days/7 nights

 

Daily departures
 

Day 01: USA-CARACAS:

Meeting upon arrival and transfer to hotel selected (see below).
 

Day 02: CARACAS

Caracas  is the capital and largest city of Venezuela. It is located in the north of the country, following the contours of the narrow Caracas Valley on the Venezuelan coastal mountain range (Cordillera de la Costa). The city was founded on July 25, 1567 by the Spanish Captain Diego de Losada as Santiago de Leon de Caracas. Today, Greater Caracas had an estimated population of about 5 million inhabitants. Morning visit to the city of Caracas including the main points of interest in the historical city - Bolivar's birthplace, the Pantheon where his remains lie, the Plaza Bolivar, the Cathedral, and very picturesque constructions reminiscent of Spanish colonial days.
 

Day 03: CARACAS-CANAIMA

Transfer to the airport for flight to Canaima. Arrive and transfer to Waku Lodge or Hoturvensa Lodge. Afternoon visit to the Canaima Lagoon where many falls will be seen on the way to Sapo Falls (Frog Falls).  It is a beautiful site where you will have a chance to walk under the falls which are about 60 feet high and about 360 feet wide...time for a bath and pictures.... Return to the Waku Lodge or Hoturvensa Lodge. (L.D)

 

Day 04: CANAIMA-ANGEL FALLS

Morning flight over Canaima National Park located on the table top mountain region of Venezuela -they are called Tepuis- and rang from 1,000 feet to 8,400 feet tall....absolutely a spectacular site, never to be forgotten. Here you will see the "Cristal Mountain" called Roraima Tepui...which is about 2 billion years old.  Next area is "Angel Falls" or Salto Ángel which is the world's highest free-leaping waterfall at 979 meters (3,212 feet) with an uninterrupted drop of 807 meters (2,648 feet). It is located on the Auyan Tepui river. The river that forms the drop is the Kerepakupay, in the Canaima National Park, Venezuela. Afternoon at leisure. (B,L,D)

 Day 05: CANAIMA-MARGARITA ISLAND
Transfer to the airport for flight to Margarita island. Arrive and transfer to hotel selected.
 

Day 06, 07: MARGARITA ISLAND
Days at leisure to explore this fun island on your own.
 

Day 08: MARGARITA-CARACAS-MIAMI
Transfer to the airport for flight to USA.

 

INCLUDING:

Hotel accommodations with room taxes and services charges, all transfers and ground transportation, meals as mentioned in itinerary (AB= American breakfast), tours with English speaking tour guide and entrance fee when necessary. Local airfare Caracas-Canaima-Margarita-Caracas.

NOT INCLUDED:

Venezuela airport departure taxes of $20.00; insurance, passports, meals not mentioned, passports, insurance. USA departure tax. International airfare.

LAND TOUR  RATES 2017 (includes local airfare Caracas-Canaima-Caracas)

 

HOTELS

Double

Triple

Single

Pestana in Caracas & Bella Vista in Margarita (4*)

US$2960

2870

3970

 

**SEASONS: Valid all year, except Christmas and New Years

Approximate cost airfare Miami-Caracas-Miami US$500-700. Please call your travel agent for an update.

 

DEPOSIT: $300 at the time of booking.

 

FINAL PAYMENT: 45 days before departure.

TRAVEL INSURANCE: Land/air coverage is US$159-200 per person (See information on our insurance section....click here ).

 

USA CITIZENS NEED VISA TO ENTER VENEZUELA

 

 

 

LOS ROQUES MARINE NATIONAL PARK

Los Roques Archipelago National Park was created in 1972 to protect a marine ecosystem of exceptional beauty and ecological value dominated by coral reefs, mangroves, and sea grass beds. It is without a doubt one of the most beautiful natural areas of Venezuela. The park, located about 80 miles (128 km) north of the port of "La Guaira" in Caracas (45 minute flight), covers 221,120 hectares (546 acres), making it the largest marine park in the Caribbean Sea.

The coral reefs host some of the most beautiful underwater fauna and flora of the Caribbean. The park has exceptionally beautiful beaches of white sand and multicolor, crystal warm waters which makes diving, sailing and fishing a paradise.

8 days/7nights

Daily Departures

Seasons 2017 Apr.1-Dec 22

Double 

Triple

Single

Children 2-11

Bequeve Lodge  -All meals US$2199 2051 3290 1222

 

From August 01 to 31 please add US$250 per person.

 

USA CITIZENS NEED VISA TO ENTER VENEZUELA

 

INCLUDING: 

Local air Caracas to Los Roques. Round trip transfers  to/from airport to hotel. 1 night in Caracas by the airport, 6 nights  at the  Bequeve Lodge  an all-inclusive resort with  buffet and a la carte dining,  domestic drinks, 3 day excursion by boat to nearby keys… Room taxes and service charges & all transfers. - ALL RATES PER PERSON

 

NOT INCLUDED:

International airfare. USA departure tax. Venezuelan departure tax $25, insurance, imported drinks, room service, laundry. Telephone and communications. Car rental. Air taxi...and any other service not mentioned in the all inclusive section.

 

 

SAMPLE AIRFARE FROM MIAMI :

US$500-700

 

SAMPLE ADD-ONS :

Add $200 from BDL, BOS, BWI, EWR, NYC, PHL, WAS & ZONE 3; Add $250 from ATL, DFW, HOU, MSY, ORL, TPA, ZONE 1 & ZONE 2; Add $350 from CHI, CLE, DEN, DTT, SJU and ZONE 4; Add $400 from LAX, SFO, SEA, JAC & PDX. 

 

SAMPLE ZONES:

Zone 1: FL; Zone 2: AR, LA, MS, NM, OK, TX; Zone 3: CT, GA, MA, MD, NC, NH, NY, PA, RI, SC, VA, VT; Zone 4: AL, AZ, CO, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, NE, OH, SD, TN, WI; Zone 5: CA, ID, NV, UT; Zone 6: OR, WA

 

 

 

 

 

 

TREKKING MOUNT RORAIMA

 

 

 

 

ITINERARY

9 days/8 nights

Locally escorted

 

Day 01. Caracas  

Reception at the Maiquetía International Airport and transfer to the Eurobuilding Hotel & Suites Caracas in Caracas. Overnight.

 

Day 02.  Caracas / Puerto Ordaz(Santa Elena) (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

After breakfast, at a convenient time, transfer to Maiquetía National airport to take the flight to Puerto Ordaz toward Santa Elena de Uairen. We pick you up at The Puerto Ordaz airport and overland transfer to the “Posada” in Santa Elena. It takes around 8 hours to get to the hotel. After lunch we’ll visit Jaspers falls, whose riverbed is solid red jasper a semiprecious stone. Then, on to Yuruany falls. Returning to Santa Elena for overnight.

 

Day 03: Gran Sabana (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

After breakfast, the trek begins to the base of Mount Roriama where we will make camp for the night. We spend the rest of the afternoon relaxing, watching how the immense sandstone wall before us changes colors. The view of the Savanna below and all around is breathtaking.

Altitude gain approx.800 meters (2,400 feet).

 

Day 04. Gran Sabana (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

We leave the base after breakfast and trek to the summit of Roraima. This takes approx. 4 hours. The rest of the day will be spent exploring the area around the camp. Roraima’s summit is one of the world’s most unusual and surreal places. One look at it and you will see why an indigenous guide must accompany all groups

 

Day 05. Gran Sabana-Roraima (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Today we hike to the Roraima “Triple Point”. This is where Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana meet. We leave at 8:00 AM. This long day hike is for those who are feeling quite fit today. About 3 hours into the hike, we come to the Crystal Valley, followed soon by the triple point. After we have had  lunch we will return to camp.

 

Day 06. Gran Sabana-Roraima (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

We descend to the base of Mount Roraima, leaving after breakfast and walk for 6 to 8 hours as far as the River Tek (the first river we crossed on our way to Roraima).

 

Day 07. Gran Sabana-Santa Elena (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner included)

Leave camp at 8:00 AM and walk to Paraitepuy Town , where the jeep will be waiting with lunch and a few cold drinks. Then, back to Santa Elena Hotel to spend the night.

 

Day 08. Santa Elena-Puerto Ordaz-Caracas (Breakfast included 

After breakfast you will be transferred to the Puerto Ordaz airport to take the return flight to Caracas via Puerto Ordaz. You will be met by a guide to provide your transportation to the Eurobuilding Hotel & Suites Caracas in Caracas for overnight.

 

Day 09. Caracas (Breakfast included)   

At a convenient time, transfer to the Maiquetía International Airport for your flight out

 

END OF SERVICES

 

CLIMBING INCLUDES:

 

** Eight (8) night hotel accommodations, including room taxes and service charges.

** Airline tickets Caracas/Puerto Ordaz/Caracas and local flights departure taxes

** Round trip overland transportation (4x4) Santa Elena/Paraitepuy/Santa Elena (Paraitepuy is the town in which the trek begins).

** English speaking tour guide who is specialized in Mount Roraima (he knows about the flora, fauna and everything related to Mount Roraima).

** Native porters for tents, stoves, food, etc.

** All meals,

** Tents

** Cooking Ware

** Lamps.

** Portable bathroom.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

 

** Airline tickets for International flights

** Sleeping bags nor isolators (each member has to bring his/her own).

** Porters for personal equipment.

** Alcoholic beverages or personal expenses, for instante, travel insurance, phone calls, tips to tour guides, drivers, porters, bellboys,

   chamber maids, etc.

 

2017 PRICE PER PERSON (land services and airline tickets Caracas/Puerto Ordaz/Caracas): $ 2,194.00

 

USA CITIZENS NEED VISA TO ENTER VENEZUELA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For questions or further information on Venezuela or  about these programs 

Have your Travel Agent call Tara Tours at 

1-800-327-0080 or e-mail us

reservations@taratours.com

 

 

 

ABOUT VISA FOR USA CITIZENS TO  ENTER VENEZUELA

 

According to the website of the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, U.S. citizens should plan to apply for a visa three months in advance of travel.  U.S. citizens should expect to pay $30 for a one-year, multiple-entry visa good for a 90 day stay in Venezuela.

 For further information go to:

http://caracas.usembassy.gov/m-visa-entry-venezuela-update-15.html

 http://eeuu.embajada.gob.ve/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=35&Itemid=57&lang=en