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How to Plan Your Guyana Tour?

Best Time to Visit: After the wet seasons, in early March or late August.
Major Cities for International Flights: Georgetown (Cheddi Jagan International Airport- GEO)
Visa: Travelers from the Commonwealth of Nations, most European countries, Japan, South Korea and the United States of America don’t need to apply for a tourism Visa.
Money Tips: The official currency in Guyana is the Guyana dollar (GYD). International credit cards are accepted in most hotels, gift shops and some restaurants. It is also suggested to take some US dollars.
  • 4-5 Days
    For a 4-5 days visit to Guyana, the capital city Georgetown and Kaieteur National Park are the top choices for most of the first time travelers. If you are also interested in the wildlife, one more day trip to the Savannah would be recommended.
  • 6-8 Days
    Except the highlights in Guyana, you will have some more time to travel southwards to Karanambu, have a boat trip on the Rupununi River to seek for the Giant Otters, and visit the famous Iwokrama Canopy Walkway.
  • 9 Days or More
    For wildlife lovers or avid birdwatchers, a 9 or more days’ trip is recommended on this magic land. You could go to the Savannah in the early morning to look for the Giant Anteaters, have a boat trip in the evening to see birds getting back to their roost.

Trip Planning FAQs

What are the most attractive places in Guyana?
The most famous attraction in Guyana is the Kaieteur Falls, which is the world’s widest single-drop waterfall. The capital Georgetown is a beautiful city, with boulevards criss-crossing and featured wooden architectures. Guyana is also the paradise for birding lovers, and wildlife.
What languages are used in Guyana?
Guyana is an English-speaking country, so there is no need to worry about the language barrier.
Are US dollar and credit card accepted in Guyana?
The official currency in Guyana is Guyanese dollar, but US dollars are also widely accepted. Credit card is not generally supported, so it is suggested to carry some cash, and small denomination notes are also useful.
Is it safe to take a Guyana tour?
Guyana has a relatively high crime rate, so visitors are not advised to walk alone and go out at night, even in the main areas. Birding enthusiasts should be particularly vigilant to take care of the valuables in the Botanic Gardens in Georgetown. Therefore, it is highly suggested to join in a guided tour and visit Guyana with an experienced local guide.
What vaccination is suggested before travel to Guyana?
Based on CDC and WHO’s recommendation, the following vaccinations are suggested: Hepatitis A, hepatitis B, typhoid, yellow fever, rabies, meningitis, polio, measles, mumps and rubella (MMR), Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis), chickenpox, shingles, pneumonia, influenza and malaria.
Do I need to tip in Guyana?
It is always welcome. For the guide or driver, US$5-$10 per pax per day is reasonable. But usually it is better to give the tip to the property manager, who will then evenly distributed to all staffs. If the guide or driver is particularly good or helpful, you may also tip them individually as well.
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