Saramacca and Coronie seven-hour tour plus lunch

Paramaribo, Suriname
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Overview
Duration
7h
Languages
English, Dutch
Voucher type
mobile
What To Expect

Come along on this tour from Paramaribo to the west of Suriname exploring the districts of Saramacca and Coronie. The day will entail the Hindu temple of Weg Naar Zee, exhibits displaying the multicultural history of Suriname at Groningen, a close-up demonstration of the “warme vis” in Boskamp, and more with a local guide.Your first stop will be at Weg Naar Zee to feel the tranquil atmosphere of the Hindu temple. Hear how it serves as a place of pilgrimage and its crematorium importance. Then, you'll travel further to Saramacca and drive past locals who live from cattle breeding plus the cultivation of rice and vegetables. At Groningen, the capital of Saramacca, you'll explore the smallest square with the most monuments and witness its exhibits displaying the multicultural history of Suriname.You'll discover that Saramacca ends on the western side at the Coppename river as you depart and admire the natural landscape as you cross over. Continue to Boskamp for a close-up demonstration of the “warme vis” preserved smoking method for a fish dish that lasts. Next, at Coronie, known as the Coconut district, you'll increase your knowledge at the mangrove center by receiving on mangrove forests of Suriname to end the day.

What to remember

Important info

  • Please note there is a choice of pickups from 4 locations, which are:
    • Courtyard by Marriott Paramaribo, Anton Drachtenweg 50-54 at 8:15am
    • Torarica Resort, Mr. L.J. Rietbergplein 1 at 8.35 am
    • Purity Tours & Services, Heerenstraat 15 at 8.45 am
    • Joah Inn Appartementen, Keizerstraat 91 at 8.50 am
  • At checkout, please write your choice of pick up from the 4 locations above so the local operator is aware
  • A minimum of 3 adults and a maximum of 15 can be selected at a time
  • It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses, hat or cap for the sun, sunscreen, mosquito repellent, a poncho or have an umbrella in case of rain and take your camera
  • The minimum number of adults that can be booked is 2 and a maximum of 15
  • This activity is available in English and Dutch
included
What's included
included-item
Entrance fees. Drinks. Lunch. Guided tour. Water. Snacks. Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle. Hotel pick-up and drop-off
excluded
What's not included
excluded-items
Alcoholic drinks (can be purchased on site). Additional food and drinks. Tips (optional)
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Know Before You Go
Highlights

Visit the Hindu temple of Weg Naar Zee and the Mangrove Center of Coronie. Receive a close-up demonstration of how “warme vis” is prepared. Explore the area known as the Coconut district. Meet the local producers and learn about their products

Cancellation Policy
Unfortunately, our partner's policy does not allow us to refund, cancel or change this booking.
Provider
Purity Tours & Service
Meeting Point

Please choose one of the following meeting points:

  • Courtyard by Marriott Paramaribo, Anton Drachtenweg 50-54 at 8:15am
  • Torarica Resort, Mr. L.J. Rietbergplein 1 at 8.35am
  • Purity Tours & Services, Heerenstraat 15 at 8.45am
  • Joah Inn Appartementen, Keizerstraat 91 at 8.50am