Mount Roraima

Trek to Roraima 6 days & 5 nights

  • Departures with minimum 4 and maximum 16 participants. 
  • 5 nights in tents. 
  • 6 days:  85 kilometers hiking    |  7 days:  95 kilometers hiking  | 8 days:  106 kilometers hiking
  • Departing and ending in Santa Elena de Uairen. 
  • Prices per person:   6 days US$ 650 | 7 days US$ 750 | 8 days US$ 850 per person.  
  • Canaima National Park fee US$ 10 is not included. 
  • We can pick you up in Boa Vista at extra cost. 

Roraima will really impress you and will demand effort to reach the top of The Lost World in our 6 days trek (we can make it in 7 days too). Sharing a triple border between Brazil, Venezuela, and Guyana, Mount Roraima is a the perfect place for adventurous travelers. Explore the towering cliffs and unique landscapes of the mountain with the ultimate goal of climbing the summit.

Itinerary

Monte Roraima
Amazing view of Kukenan and Roraima tepuis

Day 1. Parai Tepui – Tek River

We will drive from Santa Elena de Uairen to Parai Tepuy to hike nearly 14 hours and reach the first base camp located at 1050 meters above the sea level. Our guide and porters will set up the camp for a nice dinner in the foothill of Roraima. (5 hours hiking, all meals).

Day 2. Tek River-Roraima Mountain base camp

Today we will hike 9kms to the base camp of Roraima located at 1850 meters above the sea level. Enjoy spectacular views of the walls of the mountain and enjoy a refreshing swim in the river nearby the camp. (about 5 hours hiking, all meals).

Roraima Tepui
River crossings are part of the adventure
Literally over the clouds

Day 3. Roraima base camp to the top!

We will have a steep hike for about 3 hours (1,5 kms) through the jungle as we reach the top of The Lost World (2800 masl). Leisure afternoon to enjoy the fascinating views of the surroundings with its interesting rock shapes as result of 2 Billion years of erosion. Our following 2 nights will be in tents in one of the top cavities of Roraima.

Day 4. Roraima Mountain Top

We will explore the fantasy land atop Roraima whose massive summit is 45 kilometers long and 20 kilometers wide. We will visit the Crystal Valley where we find strange and beautiful quartz rocks, we will also see the Gran Sabana and Kukenan Tepui window, enjoy a refreshing swim in the natural jacuzzi with red, sand and golden colors on its waters. We will relax and get ready for the descend of 7 hours.
Overnight in tents set in a natural cavity.

Hiking on top of Roraima Mountain is a lifetime experience
Roraima Tepui
Roraima Mountain jacuzzi

Day 5. Roraima Top – Tek River Camp

Today we will hike down 10,5 kms for about 7 hours to Tek river enjoying some of the last views of the walls of Roraima.

Day 6. Tek River-Santa Elena de Uairen

We will walk about 4 hours to Parai Tepuy where will be collected to get driven back to Santa Elena. Dinner and overnight in a comfortable posada with bedrooms and private bathroom.

Extra Day in Roraima?

Do you want to boost this experience to a real exploration of Roraima summit? 
Osprey Expeditions makes it happen! We are ready to get you even a greater experience!
The extra day on top allows you to reach the Triple Point where Venezuela, Brazil and Guyana meet after crossing a bizarre landscape, hiking up and down, crossing creeks and boggy terrain, passing through natural labyrinths.
Let us know you want to add this or even 2-3 days extra and we will take care of it.

Tour info

Read/ Download our “What to pack?” Checklist here

Roraima performs better in the dry season of Canaima National Park: December to May.  Rain there will never be a problem though. 

Roraima:  You must be in good conditions! it is not impossible and there are always ways to make it easier for you. You can hire a porter (US$ 30 per day) and simply carry your water and camera in your hands. 

Distances: 
6 days: 85 kilometers hiking | 7 days: 95 kilometers hiking | 8 days: 106 kilometers hiking

 

Despite all you can read in other websites, this is very fresh information (2023): ​

No flights from Caracas to Santa Elena de Uairen.

No commercial flights from/to  Canaima lagoon / Angel Falls from/to Santa Elena de Uairen. 

We can offer: ​
Airport and hotel pick up in Private taxi as optional. 

Bus tickets and/or Flights from Caracas to Puerto Ordaz or Ciudad Bolivar. ​*

Pick up in Boa Vista, Brazil is available at extra cost. 

Accomodation in Santa Elena de Uairen. 

We will always provide the best solutions in all destinations.
Safety is always our priority + good drivers (they all must be family guys) + reliable people.   

 

*We charge a booking fee as bus tickets cannot be booked online and they don’t pay comissions. We send our staff to buy the tickets. 
We charge extra for flights as they don’t pay comissions. 

Includes

Excludes

  • Accommodation
    5 night(s) in tents with mats + sleeping bags/ Portable toilette

    Transportation
    Travel by Private vehicles, foot.

    Meals
    As outlined in the itinerary (B,L,D)
    Basic food.

    Excursions & Activities
    As outlined in the  itinerary 

  • Gratuities
    International air tickets
    Travel insurance (mandatory)
    Alcoholic and soft drinks
    Spending money – budget for meals, snacks, drinks, limited souvenirs, laundry, tips and any extras
    Entrance fee to Canaima National Park, allow US$ 40.  Payable on spot. 

Mount Roraima

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