What are we going to do on this trip?
Day 1, We depart at 07.00 a.m. from Paramaribo to Albina. We will cross the river with a ferry to French Guyana St. Laurent. We’ll continue our journey towards Kourou. For about a 2 ½ hour drive we will reach Kourou. A city tour is one of the highlights during this trip. De rest van de avond is ter eigen aanvulling. The rest of the evening you have some free time.
Day 2, After a delightful breakfast we depart 07.30 am with a catamaran to Illes Du Salut ( devil’s island) also known as ‘Ille Du Diable’. A magnificent cliffy island with lots of palm trees, agoeti’s & monkeys. You can explore the island on your own. The island includes a jail complex, hospital & a church. Visiting them all is a must! There is a restaurant & souvenir shop also. On specific areas around the Island it is possible to swim in the blue sea water were you sometimes can spot a sea turtle. We will return in the afternoon with a cold drink enjoying our boat ride & view.
** don’t forget your swimsuit & we are spending the night in Kourou**
Day 3, Kourou is well known For It’s famous Ariane rocket launching. After our breakfast we will visit the museum & Jupiter ( controle room ) also known as Centre nationale d ’etudes spatiale ( CNES). After a delicious lunch we will head back to St. Laurent. After we arrive in St. Laurent we shall cross the border again by ferry and head to our beautiful Paramaribo.
Dag 4, After breakfast we will make a city tour through Cayenne. Furthermore we shall make a stop at sea view pointe St. François near the military base Fort Fort Cépérou, where you can enjoy THE best view of Cayenne.
Note: For safety reasons we shall not be making any trips to the devil’s island during a launching. The trip to devil’s island will be replaced with a visit to a Centre Amer Indian museum; “Kalawachi”.
Departure days: Friday ( other Days available on request )
What is included?
Transfers v.v., guide, pastry, fruit, breakfast & non – alcoholic drinks ( syrup, water, coffee, tea ), 3*** hotel
Excursions: city tour, Devil’s island & guided tour in CNES.
Exluded: Lunch, diner & visa
** Depending on the participants of the group. The program can be changed **
What to bring along?
• Proper running shoes with profile
• Sunscreen lotion and mosquito gel
• Hat or cap
• Small backpack to cary water
• Euro’s for the purchase of souvenirs (if available) and personal expenses