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Roraima

Canaima National Park, Venezuela
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains
Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking
Owner description: The tallest tepui (flat-topped, cliff-edged mountain) in Venezuela’s great plains, Roraima’s fog-covered summit has interesting black rocks, pools,... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

It is a pity that the Pemon indians force everybody to start so far away from the Roraima mountain so everybody has to sleep 2 days before climbing up Roraima mountain in very uncomfortable tents with much cold in the nights and threatened by mosquitos called Puri-puri. Also the 2 days walk to Roraima tepuy mountain is under the hot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I did a 6 days hike with my brother and use a local service of guides in San Francisco de Yuruani, amazing place, people was very kind and helpfuly, guides and porters were incredibles, and Roraima is something really really unexpected, it is really a lost world, we have a spectacular weather while we were hiking, and on top of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I did a 6 day hike with Backpacker Tours. It cost a bit more than the other operators but it was worth the extra money as the guides, food an accommodation were good. I was worried the hike would be really difficult. It was difficult at times, but not too often. Overall it was fun and really rewarding. It is... More

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Caracas, Venezuela
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Climb to the top of Mount Roraima is an indescribable experience. The mountain will put you to the test physically and mentally all the way. The journey begins from the small Indian village Paratepui and for 6 wonderful days you'll hiking and looking absolutely incredible landscapes. If you like adventure, nature, landscapes and challenges, Roraima is definitely for you. Recommended:... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

What an experience in the lost world of the gran sabana! Evelyn Podewin from hike-venezuela.com arranged this trip for us and she would come highly reccomended for helping and organizing a trip of a lifetime. I was unsure of the situation in Venezuela when planning this trip 4 moths ago but after many emails exchanged with Evelyn we were well... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

My girlfriend and I took a Trip from Dallas Texas to La Gran Sabana. Trough a mutual friend we found a great place to stay in Santa Elena De Uairen before starting our magical trip to mount Roraima. https://www.airbnb.com/rooms/2896974 Now they finally put the place for listing in Airbnb.com Guys A+ recommended, the friendliest people I´ve ever Known, room with... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

The trek is awesome and a great experience. Good physical challenge over the days with changeable weather adding to the spice! Regarding the operator Backpacker Tours they did a good job and have excellent porters and guides.. The food provided is good quality and knowledge and courtesy is top notch. I have given them the same feedback to them as... More

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

My friend and I did a 5 day trip to the Angel Falls and Margarita Island, with 2 days travelling to and from Guyana at either end. We booked through Hike-Venezuela and had a truly memorable experience, the customer service was as good as any I have ever experienced. Our hostess Evelyn was absolutely amazing, all the arrangements for hotels,... More

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We booked our trip with hike Venezuela.evelyn and Tino organized everything for us and took care of everything before we arrived and even if there were few details unorganized it was good for the first time in the country (specially when u don't speak Spanish) to have have everything prepared in advance. The trek in roraima is something everybody should... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

I´d like to share a fantastic journey at Mount Roraima. This was a life-time experience as it was my first big trekking trip. I´d also like to thanks Roraima Adventures, a brazilian tour company based of Boa Vista (capital of Roraima State). They did a superb job organizing and have the necessary equipment (e.g. tents, slepping bags and cooking utensils)... More

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