Canaima National Park is the gateway to Angel Falls. Although other waterfalls and lagoons can be visited from Canaima camp, the main reason tourists fly here is for the three-day, two-night trips to the base of Angel Falls. It’s listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage site.
Ciudad Bolívar is located on the banks of the Orinoco River. It is named after Simon Bolívar, Venezuela’s Independence hero. It is a frequent stopoff point on visit to Angel Falls and is a good place to find tour companies to take you there.
Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateaus in South America. The mountain also serves as the triple border point of Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana. Since long before the arrival of European explorers, the mountain has held a special significance for the indigenous people of the region, and it is central […]
Santa Elena de Uairén, the Brazil border town lying 20km to the south of the park, is the main administrative centre for Canaima National Park and capital of the Gran Sabana municipal district. Santa Elena de Uairén is home to many travel agencies offering hiking tours to the famous Monte Roraima.