Cheap flights from Guyana

Guyana, officially the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, is a country in north-eastern South America with an Atlantic Ocean coastline to the east. Following Suriname and Uruguay, Guyana is the third smallest country in South America. It was originally colonised by the Netherlands, and later became a British colony (known as British Guiana) for over 200 years, before gaining independence on May 26, 1966. As a tourist destination, the country is now ideal for adventure seekers, nature lovers, and eco-tourists. The capital of Guyana is Georgetown, situated in the county of Demerara.

Where to go

Kaieteur National Park - The Kaieteur National Park covers an area of 630 square kilometres in the Potari-Siparuni region of Guyana. The park was created in 1929 to preserve the natural scenery, flora, and fauna of the area. Kaieteur Falls, a 226-metre high waterfall on the Potaro River, is included in the protected area. It is one of the most powerful waterfalls in the world, with an average flow rate of 663 cubic metres per second.

Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology - The Walter Roth Museum of Anthropology in Georgetown is said to be the oldest of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean region. The museum was established in 1974 and opened to the public in 1982. It was created to collect, exhibit, and conserve artefacts relating to the ancient cultures of Guyana, to conduct anthropological research, and to disseminate information on the Indigenous Peoples of Guyana.

Iwokrama Forest - Iwokrama Forest occupies nearly 3,710 square kilometres of central Guyana in the heart of the Guiana Shield, one of the last few pristine tropical forests in the world. It contains the highest species richness for fish (over 420 species have been identified) and bats (90 species) of any area of the same size in the world. The bird diversity in the forest is also very high, with over 500 species.

Direct short haul flights from Guyana include Kingston, Panama City, Port of Spain, Miami, and New York. Miami has plenty to offer tourists, with top notch attractions such as Jungle Island, Zoo Miami, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Miami Seaquarium, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, and Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center for Performing Arts. As for Kingston, the Capital of Jamaica, interesting attractions include the Putt N Play Amusement Park, Bob Marley Museum, National Gallery of Jamaica, and the Blue Mountains.

Long haul flights from Guyana arrive at the airport in Toronto, Canada. From there, visitors can visit the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto Zoo, and the Ontario Space Centre. Hockey fans must not miss the Hockey Hall of Fame, while shoe-lovers might enjoy going to Bata Shoe Museum. Amusement parks near Toronto include Canada's Wonderland and Centreville Amusement Park.

How to get out

The primary airport serving Guyana is Cheddi Jagan International Airport, formerly Timehri International Airport. There are scheduled services from Guyana's airport to New York, Miami, Port of Spain, Panama City, Puerto Ordaz, Kingston, Toronto, Curaçao, Aruba, and Paramaribo. Airlines serving Cheddi Jagan International Airport are Caribbean Airlines, Copa Airlines, Conviasa, Dynamic Airways, Fly Jamaica Airways, Insel Air, Insel Air Aruba, and Surinam Airways.

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