Best things to do in Guyana
Staff, 2022-09-20 10:57:53,
Perhaps one of the most intimate and underrated travel destinations, Guyana sits on the shoulder of South America. It’s slightly larger than France, but with just 790,000 inhabitants, it’s one of the least-populated countries on earth.
About 95% of the land is ruled by wilderness, from wild savannas and meandering earth-tone rivers to misty plateau mountains, all enclosed by one of the few remaining pristine rainforests in the world. It’s the ultimate spot to disconnect; you will rarely spot other travelers if any at all.
If you’re an experienced traveler with a budget to spend on unparalleled adventures – like staring down the world’s largest single-drop waterfall or going on a nightly paddle to catch caimans – get ready to fall in love.
After my recent family trip to Guyana, these are what I think are the top things to do there year-round (even during the rainy season).
Stroll and snack your way through Georgetown
Start your trip in the country’s capital of Georgetown. Everybody in this former British colony speaks English and drives on the left side of the road.
Venture into downtown G-town on foot on a workday morning to orient yourself. Downtown has a friendly vibe, and Georgetowners are very welcoming. However, make sure to leave any unnecessary valuables behind in…
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