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Roraima

Address: Canaima National Park, Venezuela
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
Activities: Mountaineering, Hiking
Owner description: The tallest tepui (flat-topped, cliff-edged mountain) in Venezuela’s great plains, Roraima’s...
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Type: Mountains, Nature & Parks
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, gorges and wildflower gardens to explore.
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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Probably the best trip of my life, I took a 5 days trek in Roraima with Arapena Tours , I was quite happy with them. Thank you all for posting such helpful info on this here, another interesting source I found was http://travelling-is-fun.tripperape.com/venezuela/

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Stanford, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

(I'm posting this same review under Angel Falls, since it covers both Roraima and Angels Falls.) Our family of four used Hike Venezuela (hike-venezuela.com) to make all the arrangements for a 12-day trip that included a six-day Roraima trek, a three-day Angel Falls excursion, and many logistics to get us from place to place. We began arranging the trip by... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I did a 6-day/5-night hike of Mount Roraima and it's one of the best things that I have ever done. My guide, Frank, loved the mountain and hiking with him was perfect. The campsites are extremely basic and you will not be comfortable during your visit to Roraima (you may even be wet for 6 days straight) but this is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I joined a tour in Santa Elena, Venezuela to Mount. Roraima. It was a 7d6n tour. There are probably not such thing like last minute deal. Departure dates are fixed and may be once per month though all tour agency may have different departure date. Things to concern: 1. Physically fit especially for day 3 (from base camp to the... More 

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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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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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