The Orinoco Delta extends an area over 40.000 km² and has hundred of rivers arms that lead its water from the Orinoco to the Atlantic. The Delta is very rich in wildlife. Here we can fish piranhas, see caimans and fresh water dolphins as well as birds like macaws, toucans, parrots, ibis and herons. The Warao Indians live in the Delta. Warao means in their language “canoe man” and there are still 18000 Warao Indians living in the delta. Mainly we start our excursions from Boca de Uracoa, but depending on the water level, on time of the year or from which destination we start the excursion, it is also possible to start at San Jose de Buja or at Tucupita village.
: We start at Boca de Uracoa with boats to the Orinoco Delta. Already after 15 minutes in the boats we have the possibility to observe the first wildlife. At midday we arrive to our Delta camp where we have lunch. Just after lunch we start to do a canoe excursion and look for different monkey species, fresh water dolphins, and with luck we might see caimans. In the late afternoon we will enjoy the sunset over the Orinoco River.
: After breakfast we go back to the boat to go to a place where we do a walk in the forest. The guide will explain the medical effects and functions of some plants. We may have the opportunity to try cocoa water, palm tree or just water. In the afternoon we will do piranha fishing which will be served as dinner. At the late afternoon we will see hundreds of parrots flying to their roost.
: We got up early in the morning for an excursion that took us to the different arms where we have a unique opportunity to see monkeys enjoying their breakfast on the trees. At the end we also have time to enjoy and relax on the camp before returning by boat to Boca de Uracoa