Trekking - Roraima Tepuy

At 2800 meters, Mount Roraima is the highest tepuy (mountain with a flat summit) of “Gran Sabana”. Located inside of Canaima National Park, Mount Roraima is the most visited and well-known tepuy in Venezuela.On its summit there are amazing rock formations molded by wind and water. Some of the most stunning places to visit over the tepuy are the Crystal Valley, composed of thousands quartz crystals, and the Triple Point, the union of the borders of Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil. Also, the highest point of the Roraima tepuy is over the rock formation named “The Maverick Car”.This mountain is characterized by a wide variety of interesting flora and fauna, such as carnivorous plants that eat insects, and the famous endemic black frogs, whose color blends with the rocks. This magic tepuy is worth an almost obligatory visit for all nature lovers.Requirements: Be at least 15 years old. In case of being a minor, the parents or legal guardian must authorize the activity.Is not necessary to have previous experience.Duration: 6 days and 5 nights.Schedule: We can offer the trip any date you wish, as long as it has at least three participants (subject to our availability). Also, you can view our activities calendar.Itinerary:Day 1 - Departure from Santa Elena to Paray Tepuy. The hike goes from Paray Tepuy to the Kukenan River.Day 2 – Hike: Kukenan River to Base Camp.Day 3 – Hike: Base Camp to the summit.Day 4 – Hike: Visit to the Triple Point, Crystal Valley and “La Fosa”.Day 5 – Hike: Summit to Tek River.Day 6 – Hike: Tek River to Paray Tepuy, and return to Santa Elena.It offers:All meals on the mountain.Common camping equipment (tents and stoves).4WD transportation from Santa Elena – Paraitepuy and Paraitepuy – Santa Elena.Specialized mountain guide.Local Indian guide.Porters for food, tents and cooking equipment.First aid kit.A pre-trip meeting to fine-tune logistical details.Basic mountain equipment needed (per participant):Hiking – travel backpack, with at least 45 liters of capacity.Boots or hiking shoes in good condition.Sleeping bag.Camping mat.Waterproof jacket.Upon your reservation we will give you a complete list of the other personal equipment necessary for the tripTransportation:Participants can arrange their own transportation to and from Santa Elena, or they can hire our transportation service.Contact us for information on costs and availability.
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