A nature park in a few hours’ drive from Paramaribo. When the tour to the 12 000 hectares of nature reserve Brownsberg story you make in just one day meet a large part of the variety of flora and fauna that Surinam rainforest has to offer. Perhaps, under loud roar of the monkeys, make hikes to idyllic waterfalls and mountain streams and enjoy magnificent views over the tropical rainforest and the Brokopondo reservoir.
Staying in hammocks, camp or lodges, stunning views over the forest and the lake, climbing from the mountain, climbing and enjoy the beautiful waterfalls and creeks. If you listen carefully, you will hear a monkey; When one looks closely, there may even see one swinging!
At 500 meters altitude is the Mazaroni plateau with a unique view of the mountains and the Van Blommenstein lake. The view of the mountain range with its impressive foliage resembles a painting with lots of green shades.
- Introducing untouched tropical rainforest and its impressive flora and fauna;
- Magnificent views over the tropical rainforest and lake;
- Idyllic waterfalls;
- Intensive jungle walks.
Transportation and Location:
The approximately 130 km is covered in around 2 hours by mini-bus on a partly asphalted and partly gravel bauxite. In the morning we depart from Paramaribo over the Afobakkaweg to Brownsberg with an air-conditioned bus. Along the way you can already enjoy the vegetation and is told to you over the savannah landscape and traditional villages that are driven by. Arriving at the park, we venture a walk to Leo and Irene Falls. A cooling shower from the delicious spring water is definitely worth it! You will be calmed down to sleep by the many sounds of nature. The guide will escort you from Paramaribo to the nature park, which sits at 500 meters altitude in the jungle area south of Paramaribo. Brownsberg Nature Park covers an area of 12,000 hectares and a range of bio-diversity. This tour is suitable for every day of the year.
Activities are done so on a tour of his walks to the waterfalls through the jungle trails, animal watching, information provision of the environment and bio-diversity. You can take a shower under the falls. The Leoval, Ireneval or Koemboeval are the most visited places on the Brownsberg and the Mazaroni platform for excellent views of the tropical rainforest and lake. A strenuous hike to the Wittiekreek or walk to the Koemboe or Mazaronieval on the program. A nice walk through the tropical rain forest with reward a dip in the waters of the creek or in the fall.
Hours: ± 10 hours
Distance: 130 KM