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The Gran Sabana is located in the eastern part of Venezuela and includes a large expanse of plateau which is dominated by open savannas that emphasize the numerous Tepuyes. Numerous rivers and waterfalls that run north to south, are part of the combined form of the upper basin of the Caroni River. This river has an important purpose for the country because its waters feed the Guri Dam, the largest hydroelectric plant in Venezuela. The climate in the Gran Sabana is evergreen rain forests with more than 350 endemic species.
The eastern half of Canaima National Park is crossed by a road, this region is known as the Gran Sabana (English: The Great Plains). La Sabana is a grassy plateau, with an elevation of 900 to 1200 meters. Abounding in natural wonders such as waterfalls, rapids and rainforest, abundant wildlife makes the Savanna is a natural paradise and an ideal place for bird watchers. Mount Roraima is one of the most acclaimed shows of South America.
One of the sites include the largest number of endemic birds of the country is La Gran Sabana, although most are found in the jungles or on the slopes of the tepuis, we see few species in the savanna itself, here are noted for their beauty: Cock of the Rock Umbrella Bird, Bird Cappuccino, Red Cotinga, among others.
We are preparing for a major exploration, in which we discover the amazing ecosystems that make Roraima. We will have more travel options, depending on weather conditions, such as:
A tour to visit the Valley of the quartz crystals, the triple point where two countries that border on the top of Roraima in Venezuela, one is Brazil, and one claim area in British Guiana, a point called the Pit, then return to the camp.