General

20-Day Tour The Best of Suriname

Attention: All our trips in Suriname are covered by the guarantee of insurance for the Tourism Sector Suriname.

Day 1
Arrival at the J.A. Pengel airport (Zanderij) of Suriname. Bus transport to your hotel in Paramaribo. You will stay in a hotel of your choice in Paramaribo: Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel.

Day 2: City & Shopping Tour
Today’s programme is a City & Shopping tour by Tuk Tuk so you can enjoy all the lovely things that Paramaribo has to offer you. Become acquainted with Paramaribo, the impressive capital of the fascinating country of Suriname. Learn about the rich history of the ‘Wooden City’ which has been placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. During this extensive City & Shopping tour, you will for instance visit Fort Zeelandia, the Central Market, the gold jewellers, the famous Mosque and Synagogue, the Cathedral and the Independence Square, and you can shop in the popular Hermitage Mall. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meals included for this day: breakfast and lunch.

Day 3: Commewijne River Cruise
The Commewijne river cruise is a cruise with a comfortable roofed wooden touring boat. The highlights of the cruise are a visit to Frederiksdorp plantation, Margrita plantation and Fort Nieuw Amsterdam. You will also be able to spot dolphins at the estuary to the Suriname river. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meals included for this day: breakfast and lunch.

Day 4
Day to spend at your leisure. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meal included for this day: breakfast.

Day 5 – 6: 2-day Galibi Tour

Day 5
Early in the morning you will leave from Paramaribo, via the East-West connection, through the districts of Commewijne and Marowijne, towards Albina where you will arrive later that morning. The journey will be continued from here by boat. The boat trip will take about an hour and a half. After lunch, you will go for a walk through the village and become acquainted with the culture of the friendly native Caribbean tribe. After dinner*, you will sail to Babusanti, one of the few places in the world where you can see the giant turtles which come to lay their eggs on the beach. This is an annual occurrence during the nesting season which takes place from February to mid-August. Outside of the season, this visit to the turtles is replaced by a cultural show.
(*Time for this visit depends on the tide)

Day 6
After breakfast, the guide will take you for a beach walk and you will have the chance to take a refreshing dip in the river. Afterwards, the guide will take you on a walk through the village of Christiaan Kondre. On the way back to Paramaribo, you will stop off in Frans Guyana where you can also visit the former prison (optional). You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meals included for this day: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 7: Brownsberg
With this tour to Brownsberg nature park of 8400 hectares, in just one day you will become acquainted with a large part of the wide variety of flora and fauna that the Surinamese rain forest has to offer. You will likely be accompanied by the loud roars of the monkeys as you walk past idyllic waterfalls and mountain streams and enjoy the magnificent views of the tropical rain forest and the Brokopondo reservoir. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meals included for this day: breakfast and lunch.

Day 8
Day to spend at your leisure. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meal included for this day: breakfast.

Day 9 – 10: Overbridge & Jodensavanna
You will stay in comfortable cabanas at the Overbridge River Resort. The cabanas have air conditioning, modern toilet facilities, hot and cold running water, a refrigerator, microwave, coffee machine, 2 beds, a settee and a beautiful veranda with a view of the creek, forest and/or Suriname river.

Day 9: In the morning, you will leave from Paramaribo for the Overbridge River Resort where you can spend the rest of the day doing what you like. Meals included for this day: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10: You will leave by boat for Jodensavanna where the ruins of the oldest synagogue of the American continent is located. After spending the morning at this historic former Jewish settlement, you will return by lunchtime to Overbridge where you can spend the afternoon as you wish. Meals included for this day: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11 – 13: Danpaati Tour
At day 11 you will be collected by coach to travel on to Danpaati.

Programme/excursion possibilities
The stay in Danpaati is about enjoying the people and the surrounding area. There is plenty to do but nothing is obligatory. There is an evening excursion where you can spot caimans or you could go on a very informative walk through the village and woods. You can also go on a korjaal excursion. However, if you prefer to stay on the island, you can take part in workshops where you will learn the traditional way of braiding or try out art forms. You can also enjoy a traditional massage and a wellness herbal bath. Meals included for this day: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 14
Day to spend at your leisure. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meal included for this day: breakfast.

Day 15: Bicycle tour to Peperpot plantation
You will go by bicycle to Peperpot plantation. On the way, you will pass various small workers’ houses and plantation areas where you can sometimes spot many monkeys and giant lizards, before you arrive at Peperpot, a former coffee and cocoa plantation in the district of Commewijne. Once you have had the opportunity to view the impressive grounds of the former factory and have had lunch, you will cycle back to Paramaribo. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meals included for this day: breakfast and lunch.

Day 16 – 19: Palumeu
Jungle lodge Palumeu, near the native village also called Palumeu, is located along the Boven Tapanahony river in the heart of the Amazon rain forest. You will be fascinated by this part of the tropical rain forest where the sound of monkeys and birds announce the dawning of a new day, and where you can admire the impressive rapids, the unique flora and fauna, and learn about the current lifestyle of the native Trio and Wajana tribes. This tour is ideal for nature lovers who wish, in reasonable comfort, to experience the tropical rain forest as the natives have done so for centuries.

Transport
A flight lasting about 1 hour to the hinterland from Zorg & Hoop airport. Transport to and from Zorg & Hoop airport is included.

Accommodation
The lodges, 2 under 1 roof, have been built in traditional style with a veranda which offers a spectacular view of the river. Each lodge has a bedroom with two single beds and mosquito nets, own toilet and shower with cold running water.

Day 16
After your arrival, you will be taken to the beautiful island of Palawa for a picnic lunch and a delicious dip in the cool river water. In the late afternoon, you will visit the Indian village of Palumeu where you will learn about the current lifestyle of these oldest inhabitants of the Amazon forest. Meals included for this day: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 17
On today’s programme is the Potihill, a granite hill which you will climb. After the effort required to climb to the top, you will be rewarded with a breath-taking view. After your return, in the late afternoon, you will have the chance to try your hand at archery. Meals included for this day: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 18
In the morning, you will leave by korjaal for the Mabuka waterfalls for a wonderful relaxing day. The more active among you can enjoy a walk through the jungle. In the evening, you will be taken on a cruise along the river to enjoy the nocturnal jungle sounds. Meals included for this day: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 19
In the morning you will go on a long walk through the village. After lunch, you will depart again for Paramaribo. You will stay in Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel. Meals included for this day: breakfast and lunch.

Day 20
Unfortunately, today is the last day of your tour. If you are returning home today, you will be collected in the afternoon for the transfer to the airport. You will arrive at Schiphol airport the following morning. Meal included for this day: breakfast.

Prices per person
  • Based on 1 person € 1893
  • Based on 2 persons € 1960
Including
  • 20-Day roundtrip as described
  • Stay in Paramaribo Eco Resort Hotel or Krasnapolsky Hotel (Standard room) including breakfast

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VIP PACKAGE SURINAME

  • 1 person USD 135 per person
  • 2 persons USD 90 per person
Including:

  • VIP Meet and Greet on arrival at Zanderij
  • Smooth passage to the airport customs
  • Special luggage service
  • Relax and enjoy drinks and snacks in the airport lounge
  • Private return transfer in a luxury car
  • Ticket for the VIP lounge (airport J.A.Pengel Zanderij) on departure
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Available departures

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