Venezuela Highlights Tour


Tour leader: Nick

1 07/10/2025

Arrive in Caracas

• Arrive into Caracas and transfer to the hotel for check-in.

• Rest of the day at leisure.

• Overnight in Caracas.

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2 08/10/2025

City tour of Caracas

• Today we take a city tour of Caracas, visiting the historic downtown, 23 de Enero neighbourhood, Hugo Chavez’s Mausoleum and the San Agustin ‘barrio’.

• Overnight in Caracas.

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3 09/10/2025

Canaima National Park

• We take a morning flight to Canaima National Park.

• Embark on a river expedition to Angel Falls.

• Arrive at our camp which overlooks Angel Falls in time for dinner and sleep under the stars in hammocks.

• Overnight at camp.

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4 10/10/2025

Hike to Angel Falls

• Today is a half-day hike to Angel Falls and take a swim at the bottom of the waterfall.

• Travel by boat to a camp near Canaima Lagoon which is administered by local indigenous Pemon people.

• Overnight at camp.

Day 3 photo 1

5 11/10/2025

Hacha Falls

• Today we will hike to the top of a ‘tepui’, the flat top mountains that are famous in Canaima National Park.

• Later, we will visit the stunning Hacha Falls before returning to Canaima.

• Overnight at local guesthouse.

Day 4 photo 1

6 12/10/2025

Return to Caracas

• This morning we return to Caracas.

• Next we will drive to Galipan, before visiting the Ghost Cable Car Station and Waraira Repano National Park.

• Overnight in Caracas.

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7 13/10/2025

Catatumbo lightning phenomenon

• Today we head to El Vigia.

• We take a boat ride on Maracaibo Lake to visit the stilt-village of Ologa.

• Night in hammocks in Ologa to witness the Catatumbo lightning phenomenon.

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8 14/10/2025


• We have breakfast in Ologa and a short visit to local families living on stilt homes.

• Return to land by boat and travel south to Merida, the capital of the Venezuelan Andes.

• Enjoy the evening at leisure.

• Overnight in Merida.

Day 7 photo 1

9 15/10/2025


• We first take a city tour of Merida.

• We will have the opportunity to take the longest cable car in the world. This costs $50 extra per person.

• Drive across the Andes to the town of Barinas.

• Overnight in Barinas.

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10 16/10/2025


• This morning we will depart early for the long drive north to the colonial Caribbean town of Choroni.

• Arrive in the late afternoon and enjoy your evening at leisure.

• Night in local guesthouse in Choroni.

Day 9 photo 1

11 17/10/2025

Village of Chuao

• We will take a short boat ride to the village of Chuao to learn about Cocoa processing and Afro-Venezuelan culture. Famously in 2020, US mercenaries plotting a coup d’etat against the Venezuelan government were detained by fisherman in Chuao.

• Lunch by the beach before the boat ride back to Choroni.

• Return to Caracas for overnight stay.

Day 10 photo 1

12 18/10/2025

End of Tour

• Today the tour ends. Transfer to the airport for onward travel.

Please note:

Please note: Whilst everyone will receive their own hammock, they are set up in a shared area with the rest of the group.


  • - Twin room accommodation
  • - Airport transfers
  • - All transport
  • - Breakfasts x 11, lunch x 3, dinner x 4
  • - Local English speaking guide
  • - Lupine Travel tour leader
  • - Entry fees to sites (excluding Merida cable car)
  • - International flights
  • - All visa costs
  • - Single room supplement
  • - Some lunches and dinners not mentioned in the includes
  • - Personal spending money
  • - Travel insurance
  • - Tips
  • Tour Price: £2195
  • Deposit: £500
  • Single Room Supplement: £280
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