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Myrysji Lodge

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€185

Duration

2-3 days

Min. Pers.

6

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Join us on an adventure to discover giant tortoises in northeastern Suriname and meet the native Indians in Christiaankondre during the 2- or 3-day Galibi tour with Orange Travel. This trip not only takes you through the northeastern districts of Suriname, but also explores the neighboring country of French Guiana. An adventurous boat trip along the border river and a stay at the Myrysji Lodge are an integral part of this unique tour.

Highlights/Activities

Laying process of sea turtles, a special natural phenomenon
Adventurous boat trip on the Marowijne River
Inheems cultuur van dichtbij
Bezoek aan Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, Frans Guyana
Historical route (relating to the Internal War – 1980s)

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Discover the authentic Galibi, the only indigenous village in Northern Suriname, and don’t miss the opportunity to witness the majestic sea turtles during the turtle laying season (Feb-Jul).

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Inclusive/Exclusive

Transport bus and boat
Guide
Accommodation for 1 night
All meals (1x breakfast, 2x lunch, 1x evening meal)
Non-alcoholic drinks (water, coffee/tea and syrup)
Local excursions
Other drinks
Entrance to bagno (prison) at Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

Tour Information

Day 1:

  • 08.15-08.30: Departure by bus along the East-West connection towards Albina.
  • Along the way our guide shares interesting information about the history and sights.
  • No breakfast on day 1.
  • In Albina we continue the journey by boat to Christiaankondre. Cruise takes about 2 hours.
  • Late lunch.
  • Exploration of the village during a walk and introduction to the local indigenous people and their culture.
  • Dinner
  • During the turtle laying season (February – July) observation of sea turtles laying their eggs on the beach at night.

Day 2:

  • Beach walk and refreshing dip in the river accompanied by our guide.
  • Return by boat to Albina, with a stopover in St. Laurent.
  • Optional: guided tour of the local prison (bagno).
  • Lunch in Albina followed by the return trip to Paramaribo.

Optional 3-day program:

  • Same activities as the 2-day tour on the first and last day.

Day 2:

  • Breakfast in Galibi.
  • Free time for a refreshing dip and a visit to the tiger sandbank.
  • An impressive cultural show in the evening (with a minimum of 8 guests at the resort).
  • Transport: By bus/boat
  • Travel time: +/- 4 hours (bus/boat)**
  • Departure time: 8am*
  • Back in Paramaribo: 5:00 PM*

 

Pick-up locations and times

  • Villa Famiri, Torarica group between 8:15 am and 8:30 am.
  • RGD Meerzorg if you are staying at Peperpot or Frederiksdorp at 9.30 am

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Hat or cap: So you can protect your face from the tropical sun.
  • Good walking shoes: To protect your feet and during long walks.
  • Slippers: So you can exchange your warm walking shoes for cool slippers.
  • Long pants and long sleeve shirt: To protect you from insects and irritating plants.
  • Photo camera & well-charged batteries: A camera is essential to capture the beautiful surroundings. Make sure the batteries are fully charged so you don’t miss any memorable moments.
  • Raincoat/ poncho: For unexpected showers.
  • Sunscreen: For protection against the sun.
  • Mosquito repellent: To protect you from insect bites during the tour.
  • Backpack: For during the walk to store personal items.
  • Fishing gear: For when you want to cast a fishing rod.
  • Toiletries: Personal care products such as toothpaste, soap and shampoo for hygiene on the go.
  • Reading material: For relaxing moments.
  • Swimwear: Bring swimwear for swimming and refreshment.
  • Dry clothes: Extra clothes to change after water activities and in case you get wet.
  • Bath towel: Please bring your own bath towel.
  • 1 weekend bag: Please bring a soft weekend bag, not a suitcase.
  • Water shoes: Special shoes for water activities prevent slipping and protect your feet.
  • Flashlight/Headlamp: A flashlight or headlamp is useful for illumination during evening activities or in dark areas.
  • Change money SRD and Euro: Small money is useful for local purchases, drinks and souvenirs. Bring cash Euros for French Guiana for Bagno entrance and other purchases.
  • Waterproof bag for electronics and valuables: In case you want to keep these items safe.
  • Passport: Required due to checkpoint on the way!

Niveau van accommodatie: Basic

Het resort

De lodges / kamers 10 kamers met bad en toilet 

Airconditioning Niet aanwezig
Ventilator Wel aanwezig
Warm water Niet aanwezig
Klerenkast Niet aanwezig
Kleren hangers Niet aanwezig
Baddoek Niet aanwezig (graag uw eigen meenemen)
Klamboe Aanwezig
Balkon / Terras Aanwezig
Stroom voorziening 110V Tussen 18.30 – 06.00u alleen voor verlichting
Type stopcontact Aanwezig
Type Sanitaire prive bad en toilet

General information

Duration of the tour
The standard Galibi tour is a 2-day experience, but a more extensive 3-day option is also available.

Transportation
The tour starts with a bus trip along the East-West connection towards Albina, followed by a boat trip to Christiaankondre.

Activities
Various activities are planned during the tour, including a village walk, spotting sea turtles, beach walks, swimming in the river and a visit to the tiger sandbank (only on the 3-day tour).

Meals
The tour includes meals, such as lunch and dinner, and there will be an opportunity to enjoy local dishes.

Culture
Guests have the opportunity to learn more about the region's Indigenous culture, including attending a cultural show if there are enough participants.

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Myrysji Lodge

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