Canaima National Park, Bolivar, Venezuela Tourist Attractions and Travel

Venezuela's traditional southeastern residents (including Kanai horse park on the residents) are Peimoen of the local population, are part of the Caribbean family, a total of 20,000 people, of which about one-third are living in the national park . Peimoen is generally believed that in the two hundred years ago emigrated here. Despite the short history of settlers, but Peimoen people here have had a significant impact on the natural environment. Here rocks, waterfalls, lakes and streams named are from the mythology of the description.

Canaima National Park travel, Bolivar tourism, Venezuela Tourist Attractions

Kanai according to Ma National Park in southeastern Bolivar in Venezuela, Guyana and Brazil near the border. The park protects the Guyana masking the northwest. Guyana is an ancient mask to the geographical formation of a total of Brazil, Guyana and Colombia.

Angel Falls is the American pilot Angel in 1935 in the search for the legendary kingdom of El Dorado accidentally when found, hence the name.


Canaima National Park, Bolivar, Venezuela

Canaima National Park Tourist Attractions, Bolivar, Venezuela


People in the region or geographical history of very superficial. Are the three main geological strata. The oldest rocks formed in the 1.2 billion -36 million years ago, is the ground floor of igneous and metamorphic rock base. At that time, South America and Africa as a super-continent linked to one another. 1600000000 to 10 million years ago, formed in the upper part of a sedimentary-rock formation of the earliest has been deeply buried in the Below, in the park almost invisible in the outcrop second layer (known as the Law of Lai MA Qun ) is the formation of the Park peculiar characteristics of the terrain, from quartzite rock and sand composition of the Precambrian period, these rocks are in shallow water and perhaps larger land lakes, Paleozoic and Mesozoic period, due to the continuous role of magma , and ultimately through the already existing sediment layer, thus forming the intrusive rocks is a typical diabase, which contained some smaller granite composition. Guadeloupe

And Arizona (United States southwestern states) found in the desert of rock different is the fact that they rock is formed around a few million years to land erosion of the sandstone formation process hill is formed before the rock, hardness than the hardware now, and rare is the fault zone, this feature was not easy to erosion, and thus gained intact reservations.


Canaima National Park map

Canaima National Park map


Kanai according to Ma National Park was established in 1962, initially covers an area of 10,000 square kilometers in 1975 increased to 30,000 square kilometers, in order to protect the river basins of the various watershed. At that time, it has become the world's largest national park, an area equivalent to the land area of Europe Belgium, or in Maryland than the larger area. Because of its extraordinary beauty and the value of biogeographic, 1994 were included in the World Heritage List. Kanai according to Ma National Park actually filled with UNESCO's World Heritage selection of all the four criteria. Ironically, according to Ma Kanai this park comes from the name of Venezuela's novel written by a writer, "Kanai on the horses", and in the local language means "a malicious god." Kanai Ma National Park by most notable feature is its internal mediocre Peak.


Canaima National Park tourism

Canaima National Park attractions


Naima national parks are endless original tropical rain forests, coastal forest is dense and dilute tree: open grassland and grassland. This staggered with rivers, waterfalls indisputable Thrill, alpine Bili. The surface of a rock lichens type plant, they plant the secretion of acid rock can change the surface of osteoporosis. Loose rock surface of plants grow moss, moss plants again become fragile rock surface soil rot, rot soil grown plants.


Canaima National Park attractions

Canaima National Park tourism


Canaima National Park, is a 30,000 km² park in south-eastern Venezuela that borders Brazil and Guyana.

It became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1994 because of the tepuis that are characteristic of this area.

Tepui by the river, in English it's described as "Table-Top" mountain. Tepui is the word for such kind of mountains.

The most famous tepuis in the park are Mount Roraima, the tallest and easiest to climb.

The tepuis are sandstone and date back to a time when South America and Africa were part of a super-continent.


Canaima National Park travel

Canaima National Park travel


Our current moderater, "" used to have a post about Venezuela which covers Canaima National Park and several interesting things (the mountain inspired Arthur Conan Doyle's 1912 novel The Lost World

The other world famous natrual view Canaima National Park is Auyantepui, from which fall the Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world.

Angel Falls is the world's highest free-falling waterfall at 979 m, with a clear drop of 807 m.

The park is relatively remote, with only a few roads connecting towns.

Most transport within the park is done by light plane from the airstrips built by various Capuchin missions, or by foot and canoe.

A partly clouded view of Angel falls in the morning

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