What kind of weather can I expect during travel to Guyana and Trinidad?
Guyana’s proximity to the equator means it has two seasons…rainy and dry. The rainy season is from May to August and light rains toward the end of December. Because Guyana is rainforest, there is a chance of rain even during the dry season...during which showers are a welcome relief from the heat. Guests can expect hot and humid conditions anytime in Guyana, with temperatures cooling at night.
The rainy season in Trinidad is June through October, though rain is heaviest June through August. Because Trinidad is rainforest, there is a chance of rain even during the dry season…during which showers are a welcome relief from the heat. Guests can expect hot and humid conditions anytime in Trinidad, with temperatures cooling at night.
Are visas required for travel to Guyana and Trinidad?
As of February, 2012, a visa is required for U.S. and Canadian citizens to enter Guyana. U.S. and Canadian citizens do not require a visa to enter Trinidad. U.S. and Canadian citizens will receive a Guyana visa upon arrival at GEO (Georgetown International Airport) for a fee of US$25 per person. It is valid for 30 days. Only USD in exact amount will be accepted as payment for the visa. No photos are required. You do not need to get your Guyana visa in advance of departure on your trip. Visa policies, fees and equivalent U.S. dollar amounts are subject to change without notice. For information regarding entry requirements for non-U.S. or non-Canadian citizens, contact the Guyana and Trinidad consulates nearest you.
What vaccinations are required for my Guyana and Trinidad expedition?
Proof of yellow fever vaccination is required if entering Trinidad or Guyana from an area where yellow fever is present. Yellow fever is present in both Trinidad and Guyana so proof of yellow fever vaccination is required for this trip. The CDC recommends that all travelers to Trinidad and Guyana be up-to-date on vaccinations for measles/mumps/rubella (MMR), diphtheria/pertussis/tetanus (DPT), poliovirus, hepatitis A, hepatitis B and typhoid; however you should consult your physician for recommendations about health abroad
How much luggage can I bring on my adventure to Guyana and Trinidad?
Because we will be flying aboard small planes for our internal flights, there is a very limited luggage allowance of 20 pounds per person.