Guyana Tourist Attractions
Guyana is a tropical country in South America and famous for its tropical woods. British established the country in George III’s period and Guyana became an independent country in 1966. The capital city is, named after George III, Georgetown and English is the official language of the country. Guyana has amazing topography and climate besides being a centre of financial services. Georgetown is also a must-see city on the meeting point of Demerara River and Atlantic Ocean.
Top Places to Visit in Guyana
Kaieteur National Park
One of the most unique natural attraction of Guyana is Kaieteur Falls. Kaieteur Falls is a real treasure that is hidden in the rainforests. Being in such a hard area makes Kaieteur Falls hard to reach and isolated from humans. Rocks in the Kaieteur National Park is at least a billion years old. The view is absolutely spectacular and pure. If you plan to visit Kaieteur Falls mind that there are no protection or fences, but it makes the atmosphere more mystical and untouched.
The capital city of Guyana is founded in 1781 in colonization period under Dutch, later French and British took control. The period’s architecture can still be seen in the buildings. St. George’s Anglican Cathedral and Stabroek Market are the most popular places for tourists to visit. The city has amazing beaches on the shores of Atlantic Ocean. There are lots of administration and governmental buildings, hotels but Georgetown is famous for its tropical atmosphere. Like the rest of Guyana, Georgetown also has amazing nature and rainforests. The port also helps to city being the heart of economy in country.
The Iwokrama Forest is one of the last untouched rainforests in the World. The forest is in the centre of the country and the plants are connected to each other and they are everywhere. Iwokrama Forest is the home for many animals, plant species and biological forms besides being important for our climate.
Linden keeps the very first version of Guyanian culture and tradition by not being explored and became popular like Georgetown. Yet, there are lots of miners as the area is rich in minerals and bauxite. The tourists, on the other hand interested in bird watching and seeing various types of monkeys. Linden is very original and rich in soil, forests and interestingly various animal species like the rest of the country.
Also, Kamarang Falls is also a unique tourist attraction and natural treasure like Kaieteur Falls and tourists come to see the flow of water that has come from the depths of rainforests. Because of the landform of the area, it is usually hard to get to the falls, but the view and atmosphere is absolutely worth it.
Near Georgetown, New Amsterdam is one of the biggest towns of Guyana. There are school, hospital and port in the town. The industry and marketplaces can be found in the town. You can shop or get a jungle trip in New Amsterdam.
Orinduik Falls comes from the rocks of Pakaraima Mountains, next to Venezuela and west side of Guyana. Orinduik Falls is different than the other falls mentioned before as the water does not flow over it but reaches on the table-top mountains.
The tourists may prefer to swim, and enjoy in that tropical, all natural place. If you do not want to swim, you can have a walk and wander a bit in wilderness. There is a lot to explore in Orinduik Falls such as forest, water, layer of rocks.
Parika is a harbour town in the coast of Essequibo river with plenty of metal container huts and streets that transportation is busy and active. After the calming and exciting river tour, tourists can reach the Essequibo Islands, where the nature is untouched and mystical, or the terminal through the river. Parika is famous for its Sunday markets and whole place may become messy, chaotic and crowded with all those goods from parrots to coconuts, sellers and buyers. You can also travel to Baganara Island from Parika if you want a luxurious hotel, relaxing holiday and swim in Essequibo.
The village’s main touristic attraction is Damon Monument and it shows respect to the servant, who helped Essequibo Fresh Fruit Sellers during the riots in the beginning of the 19th century by providing fruits like mangos and mandarins. You can discover resortsthoroughly near Mainstay Lake that makes the tourists able to experience seeing village, lake and Arawak traditions in a joyful atmosphere.
Mount Roraima is near the border of Brazil and Guyana and it can be the greatest tabletop mountain in South America, with its tropical forest on, interesting cutting edges, and amazing corners that looks like come from another world. The landform is also famous for its long-standing past and it provides information about the history of World and lights to understand its origins.
The forest can be dangerous in terms of wild animals, poisonous plants and poisonousanimals. The roads of the landform are very extreme and give a hard time for the most skilled hikers and cyclists. Anyway, people consider the risks, yet they still want to climb the forest as there are lots of secret natural beauties, amazing view and a great variety of life forms such as different kinds of animals and plants.
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