Osprey Expeditions

Angel Falls
Caracas

Angel Falls, the tallest waterfall in the world at 979m, is in the “bucket list” of every experienced traveler around the world. Join a real expedition and experience the dense jungle, Tepuis, untouched nature and unique landscapes.
One of the top destinations of South America, you cannot miss it!

Itinerary

Day 1. Canaima Lagoon

The Angel Falls are located deeply inside Canaima National Park. Your tour begins with a flight from Ciudad Bolívar or Puerto Ordaz to the Canaima Lagoon area, from which you can see a group of four different cascades known as Hacha, Wadaima, Ucaima and Golondrina. 

After a tasty lunch at a local indigenous village you will be taken across the lagoon and walk along the pink sand banks and up, through the jungle to the majestic Sapo Falls. From this point and on, you may swim in the lake before walking up through the jungle and behind the falls while enjoying a great scenery through a powerful water curtain. Dinner at the camp before going to sleep (beds) to the sound of crickets. Feel free to walk in the Pemon Community and get to know a bit more about them. 

Canaima National Park Venezuela

Day 2. Angel Falls

After breakfast, you will walk through the jungle before taking a motorized canoe up Carrao and Churúm rivers towards the spectacular Angel Falls. As you travel along the rivers for about 4 hours, you will have the time to take in the lush scenery and the fantastic Tepuis, you will enjoy a light picnic lunch afterwards. 

At Devil’s Canyon, you can see the Angel Falls cascading 1km down from the top of Auyán tepui and running all the way to Churúm river. From here this point, you will walk up through the jungle for about an hour to the Laime viewpoint and then down to the rock pools near the base of the falls. If you get lucky, you may swim in the freshwater of Angel Falls. Have a good sleep in our comfortable hammocks front of the tallest fall in the world, if you have not experienced sleeping in hammocks, your tour guide will show how to get a perfect sleep as local Pemons do.

Day 3. Angel Falls - Canaima Lagoon

After a quick breakfast at the base camp, you will travel back down the river to Canaima town, lunch will be ready for you before taking a final flight over the jungle towards Ciudad Bolívar or Puerto Ordaz airport. Tour ends after arrival.

Includes/ Excludes

  • All meals except Breakfast on Day 1 & Dinner on Day 3
  • English speaking native tour guide
  • All land, boat and air transfers
  • Overnight at standard category lodge with private bathroom for One (1) night
    + One (1) night in hammock.
  • Trip insurance (mandatory)
  • Souvenirs
  • National Park fee and airport taxes, allow US$20 per person
  • Drinks
  • Tips to staff, allow US$ 20 per person
  • Flight over Angel Falls, about US$ 200 per person with minimum 4 participants, payable on spot

Basic Tour info

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Total Distance

Hiking: 3 Kms or 1,86 miles
By boat: about 40kms each way

Difficulty

Moderate hiking. The hike to the base of Angel Falls is 3 kms in the jungle, 80% flat and 20% steep walking on wet roots, sand and rocks. Sometimes muddy/slippery trails.

Best time to go

Rainy season is actually the best to see the waterfalls in full.
Best time: June- December
January- April: Dry season
May: Begining of Rainy Season

Climate

Hot and humid.
From 12 to 35 Celsius

Angel Falls Venezuela

Flights over Angel Falls

Only to be arranged on spot.
Minimum of 4 passengers per flight. From US$ 180 to US$ 250 per person. 30 mins approximately.

Book in advance

Contact us to open a departure. We run tours with a minimum of 6 people. Booking in advance will ease things for us and make it more affordable for you.

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Photo Gallery

Video of the tour

Map of the route

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