Brownsberg

 2 days € 135.- / 3 days € 225.-

Where is Brownsberg situated?
About 130 km south of Paramaribo and west from the Blommenstein reservoir you will find the Brownsberg Nature park which is about 6000 hectares.
The Brownsberg area is wide en starts at the foot of the mountain.  It’s a half moon-shaped buaxite plateau that reaches out at about 500m above the amazon forest which gives an amazing view over the Brokopondo reservoir and the wide forest. There’s a beautiful view of the wide jungle and the Blommenstein lake.

There are creeks cutting through the mountain that reach in waterfalls, There are trails through the forest that lead to the falls. The bio diversity of this park is high because it contains about 1450 different plants and over 350 different bird species like the grey-winged trumpeter, parrots and toucans. During the stroll through the forest there is a good chance you might see monkeys, frogs or land turtles.

What are we going to do on this trip?
Early in the morning you will depart from Paramaribo by bus to Brownsberg. After about 3 hours the bus will stop at Mazaroni plateau. Here begins the extensive Amazon forest which is still virgin. The firm stroll with descending and ascending through the forest, is rewarded with a refreshing and relaxing natural massage underneath one of the waterfalls. Afterwards  you will return back to the plateau where you can enjoy a delicious lunch and enjoy the forest sounds of the mountain with an amazing view over the reservoir.
You can spend the night to your liking. The overnight stay will be in hammocks. (At additional costs there is a possibility to lodge in a house with additional costs or on beds  in a back to basic accommodation.)
On the second day we will go the the waterfall and look for birds, butterflies and frogs and later on in the afternoon spot for howler monkeys while strolling on the plateau. Also this evening you can spend to your liking. Overnight stay as indicated.
On day 3 after breakfast  you can relax, stroll and enjoy the nature. After lunch we will return to Paramaribo.

What is included?
Transportion by bus, all meals and fruit, water, juice, overnight stay in hammocks in a back to basic accommodation, tour guide (Dutch/English).
Possible food restrictions will be taken into account.

What to bring along?

  • 2 towels and swimwear
  • Shirt with long sleeves/ trousers
  • Proper running shoes with profile
  • Raincoat or poncho
  • Sunscreen lotion and mosquito gel
  • Hat or cap
  • Camera
  • Small backpack to carry water
  • Surinamese money for the purchase of souvenirs (if available) and personal expenses
  • Passport

The possibility also exists for a 3 day Brownsberg – Ston Island Tour.
The first night you sleep in hammocks on Brownsberg and the second night you use beds accommodation on Stone Island.
The price is € 200 per person