Suriname : Marowijne, Tapanahony River Trekking Tour

Suriname : Marowijne, Tapanahony River Trekking Tour

Package Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
Destination Covered
Marowijne - Tapanahony River - Ndyuka Maroon

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  • Description :
    This guided tour start from your hotel accommodation in Paramaribo - Suriname and back to your hotel.
    Number of people: at least 8 - up to 10 persons nd dugout canoe with outboard motor.
    Physical fitness: (very) good condition.
    Package Includes :
    • Transportation: Private bus/jeep one.
    • domestic flight from Drietabiki to Paramaribo.
    • Meals: full board inc. tea, coffee, water and lemonade.
    • Accommodation: hammocks with mosquito nets in simple camps.
    • Professional Englisch - speaking guide & cook.
    • What to bring? You receive a detailed packing list at your booking.
    Package Excludes :
    • International Flight Ticket
    • Hotel Accommodation in Suriname
    • Fee
    • Insurance
    • Personal Activities

  • Day 1: Paramaribo - Albina - Wadaa

    Meals: Lunch & Dinner

    At the appointment time the guide will pick you up from your Hotel/guesthouse to start the journey by private bus/jeep to the east-west connection to the border city Albina
    (approximate 4 hours). Once you arrive in Albina, the journey will be continue by dugout canoe to the first base camp called Wadaa (approximate 5- 6 hours) for two overnights in two –and more persons simple Maroon houses. During the boat trip we will make several stops at lot of local camps and several rapids.

    Day 2: Wadaa

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    After breakfast you make guided an interesting jungle hiking trip for some experience how special nature can be. After the walk, there will be a visit to the mighty Ampoma rapids (sula). It is a real impressive feeling to take bathe in the fresh fast-flowing water/rapids
    (a natural Jacuzzi) free of charge for your massage. Once you back on the base, you free. Overnight Wadaa.

    Day 3: Wadaa - Dritabiki

    Meals: Breakfast - Lunch & Dinner

    after breakfast you will make a long distance dugout canoe experienced to the local medical centre Stoelmans Island for short sightseeing and here after we will continue the trip to the amazing Granholo rapids where we will walk over this natural dam to reach another dugout canoe to continue the trip to the Ndjuka Maroon village Dritabiki for one overnight in Hammocks with mosquito nets, you may wonder how the professional outboard driver take you between underwater road blocks and spectacular rapids (sula's) such as: Mambari, Singatete and Poligoedoe. Overnight Dritabiki, the residence of the Upper chief of the Ndjuka Maroon.

    Day 4: Drietabiki - Apetina

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    In the morning we depart from Drietabiki to the Amer Indian village Apetina for two days. On the way, we will make several stops; to visit villages, have lunch and go for a swim. According to the tradition we stop at Granborie, the southernmost Maroon village, to inform the village chief about the purpose of our trip. By korjaal we sail further through the Granborie sula, where an enormous trial of strength between water and rocks takes place. Depending on the water level our combined forces need to drag the boat trough the sula to be able to continue our trip. After passing several rapids we arrive at the Indian village Apetina (known by the Maroon as Kamalua sula). Apetina lies on a low hill along the banks of Tapanahony River and in this village approximately 250 Wayana Indians live in typical huts on piles. Overnight stay is in a simple hammock camp in Apetina

    Day 5: Apetina - Tebu top

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    During these two days, we meet the Indians who live along the Tapanahony River, also known as the natives. The native guides show us how the people of the village live and how tasks are divided. Furthermore, there is a major hike on the program. During this hike we climb the 347-metres-high barren rock mountain called Tebutop. After this very heavy and strenuous climb the reward is a splendid view of the jungle and the river. While staying in Apetina you can enjoy a lovely swim in the Kamalua sula (Rapid), and of course enjoy the impressive nature that surrounds you. Overnight stay is in Apetina.

    Day 6: Apetina

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today we will meet the Amer Indian In the village. A free day of other activity, overnight Apetina.

    Day 7: Apetina - Drietabiki (dugout canoe)

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

    Today is the last day at the Wayana Indians. Before they take leave of us, they will offer souvenirs and handicrafts (made of seeds, wood and other materials from the forest). We sail back via the same route as we arrived on the Tapanahony River to Drietabiki. Overnight stay is in Drietabiki.

    Day 8: Drietabiki - Paramaribo

    Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

    Our final activity on the program is a walk to the fascinating Granholo falls and Foetoe pasie. Depending on the time available before taking off, we will visit the Granman of the Ndjuka Maroon. Return to Zorg en Hoop in Paramaribo by airplane.

  • Package Terms & Conditions :
    • Condition of Payment: By booking 50% downpayment and on arrival the ammount can be paid. When the form is lacking you can only appeal to the tour operator. Legal person who/that for himself/itself or on behalf of a group of tourists, books the tour. The customer is responsible for the observing of all obligations that result from the tour agreement. The booking number that was given to the customer serves as a proof of the tour arrangement between the tour operator in conformity with the published tour program unless it was agreed otherwise en writing. The program of the tour is determined by the tour operator in conformity with the published tour program unless it was agreed otherwise in writing. At bookings for tours the customer should pay a deposit of 50% of the total sum for each tour. The total sum for the tour should be paid and USD 20 reservation cost per person not later than 7 days before the departure. The day of departure is not included here. The published sum for the tour in on the basis of more persons a hut/room, unle.

Contact Detail

Suriname Total Adventure Tours

Contact Person :-

Nelson Wens

Address :-

Satyagraweg # 41, Paramaribo, Suriname

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