Mystical cultures of the Samaaka-Maroon
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This tour travels through the homeland of the Saramaccan tribe, descendants of the maroon slaves. These communities have maintained and safeguarded to a remarkable extent their native West African traditional culture and religion. Suriname is well known as the country, outside of Africa, with strong African influences among its descendants. Visit the idyllic villages and peaceful people of this region. This trip can be combined with a 2 day tour of Guyana's Famous Kaieteur and Orinduik Falls and city tour of Georgetown.
Day 1: Arrival
Travel via Georgetown and arrive Paramaribo. Transfer to the hotel in Paramaribo.

Day 2: City Tour
Three hour city tour of Paramaribo. In the afternoon a welcome dinner. (Meals: breakfast, dinner)

Day 3: Laduani
After breakfast travel by airplane to the airstrip of Laduani then by dugout canoe to the Atudendu island near the Felulasi Falls. Overnight in 4-person jungle cabins with thatched roofs. At night the people of Gunsi will welcome you with singing and dancing.

Day 4: Laduani-Sodje Island
Traveling upstream by dugout canoe, we will pay a visit to the villages of Goejaba, Malobi, Semoisi. We will arrive at Sodje late in the afternoon. Overnight in 4 persons jungle cabins. (Meals: dinner)

Day 5: Grand Dam Falls
After breakfast take a short walk to Gran Slee, Akwakondre Bofukle, Solan and Godo, near the Tapawatra Falls, sometimes pulling and tugging the canoe across the falls to arrive at the falls. Spend time bathing and relaxing. Return to Sodje in the afternoon for a jungle BBQ with songs and dances by the people of Dahomey and Grand Slee.

Day 6: Paramaribo
Return by canoe to airstrip Djoemoe and from there board a flight to Paramaribo. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.

Day 7: Departure
Transfer to airport for return flight.
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