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Mount Roraima

Mount Roraima, Canaima National Park 8001, Venezuela
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The tallest tepui (flat-topped, cliff-edged mountain) in Venezuela’s great plains, Roraima’s fog-covered summit has interesting black rocks, pools, gorges and wildflower gardens to explore.
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  • Very good7%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“santa elena” (20 reviews)
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Mount Roraima, Canaima National Park 8001, Venezuela
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"day trek"
in 8 reviews
"santa elena"
in 20 reviews
"base camp"
in 8 reviews
"lost world"
in 14 reviews
"hike venezuela"
in 11 reviews
"boa vista"
in 4 reviews
"magical experience"
in 3 reviews
"an amazing place"
in 3 reviews
"camping gear"
in 3 reviews
"bad weather"
in 2 reviews
"flora and fauna"
in 2 reviews
"sleeping bag"
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"taking care"
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"brazilian border"
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"travel company"
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"same price"
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"a joke"
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

As a venezuelan, I was always interested about the idea of going to Roraima. But, work, lack of time and money during some moments kept me from going. Then, I didn't have any friends to go with. But finally, I met a couple of canadian...More

1  Thank Gustavo C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

All superlative you can read are true, even more. I have been to many places in the world, but this place is one of a kind. It left such a deep impression, that my mind is still there when I close my eyes. Basically, you'll...More

9  Thank icbernard
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

I have been dreaming of visiting Roraima since I was 12 and read The Lost World by Arthur Conan Doyle. 30 years later I finally ticked this off the bucket list. Did it live up to the expectations? You bet it did! Few places on...More

2  Thank Ying Z
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Mount Roraima is the highest of the Pakaraima chain of tepui plateaus in South America and beautiful. And one can experience the dramatic waterfalls dubbed “Paradise Falls”.

Thank Richards_remarks
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Roraima had been on my bucket list since I read “The Lost World" as a teenager. 45 years later, I ticked the box with a trek made with my cousin and a colleague of his, both of whom work in Venezuela. While we travelled ahead...More

1  Thank Scott R
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

My travelling companion and I rocked up in Santa Elena on the 1st of June more in hope than expectation. We only had until June the 7th in Venezuela so didn't think we would have time. However through luckily meeting two fellow tourists we were...More

1  Thank Nick W
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Reviewed 9 May 2017

I travelled around Venezuela with Hike-Venezuela however for the trek the company uses Kamadac. They were really good, nice friendly guides, nice tents and good food. Another group going at the same time had some better equipment ie chairs but it didn't make much of...More

1  Thank Vanee S
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Reviewed 13 April 2017

It is an amazing place that every latin american citizen should visit once in life. All the people that love trekking and adventure have to come to "Gran Sabana" and live the trip to the top of the tepuy.

Thank Luis P
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Highly recommended trekking experience!!! Look up Roraima Adventures from Boa Vista on the internet. I booked the whole trek with them. Booking works in English even if I ended up in an all Brazilen - though english speaking group. Transport to Venezuela, guides and porters,...More

2  Thank Peter N
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The trekking to Tepuy Roraima that we did from the 6th to the 13th of January, 2017, with Akanan Travel & Adventure, exceeded all our expectations. Their careful planning and logistics made it a wonderful experience. Our guide, Jose David Ferrer, and the Pemon family...More

2  Thank titinaonorato
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ronixong
13 October 2017|
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Response from Scott R | Reviewed this property |
In Feb/March we paid the equivalent of USD 400 each for the trek at the then fx rate (street rate, not the made up government rate). Payment was in Bolivars - it took 2 small duffel bags to carry the cash. This was for a... More
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Amy H
1 June 2017|
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Response from Nick W |
Hi, it's super easy to get from Boa Vista. Asa Tur have a bus going to Pacaraima at 8am every day, I believe (about $10 if I remember correctly). I did the 5 night hike with Explora Tepuy (who were absolutely brilliant... More
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