South America - Guyana (PDF Chapter)
This is the Guyana chapter from Lonely Planet’s South America guidebook.
Few places offer raw adventure as authentic as densely forested Guyana. Although the country has a troubled history, underneath the headlines is a joyful and motivated mix of people who are slowly turning the country into the continent’s best-kept ecotourism secret.
- stand on the ledge of Kaieteur Falls, the world’s highest single-drop fall
- paddle past populations of giant river otters in the wildlife-rich Rupununi Savanna
- go on a cattle drive with vaqueros (cowboys) at historic Dadanawa Ranch
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes:, Georgetown, Northwest Coast, Kaieteur National Park, Iwokrama Rainforest, North Rupununi, South Rupununi, Understand Guyana, Guyana Today, History, Culture, Environment, Survival Guide, When to Go, Entering the Coun-try, Essential Food & Drink, Top Tips, Exchange Rates, Daily Costs, Resources.
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