Awarradam Jungle Lodge & Spa, was built by a number of local villagers. This small idyllic island, hidden in the Amazon rainforest, at the foot of the Awarradam rapids, lies at a distance of a half hour by boat from the last village in the living area of the Saramaccans, the largest Maroon community in Suriname. The Maroons are descendents from slaves who fled from the plantations and managed to establish living communities in the Amazon rainforest.
These historic facts make Awarradam an ideal place to visit, not only for nature lovers but also for those who wish to learn more about the West African culture as it has remained in Suriname. An unforgettable experience during this tour is a boat trip by night, under the endless starry sky, which will take you to the nearby village Kosindo for an authentic cultural evening of singing and dancing. This tour is recommended for all those who wish to enjoy the pristine Rainforest and learn more about the culture of the Saramaccans.
Included during the tour:
Transportation by airplane, meals and juice (served during meals), accommodation, tour activities, Dutch and English speaking tour guide.
Duration of the tour:
4 or 5 days.
Mondays and Fridays.