At the base of the falls trek for approx 1.5 hours up to Laime's lookout, to watch the magnificent falls dropping 979 metres above you just 200 metres away - an awesome sight.
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The wildlife here is absolutely prolific, especially in the dry season when animals gather around the shrinking watering holes. With over 300 species of birds found on this property this is an excellent place for birders.
Spend some time exploring the cathedral, market, museums and colonial centre of Merida including, of course, a trip to the famous heladeria with its myriad of ice cream flavours to try. You then travel west with your guide out into the foothills for great views across the Andean mountains and back to the city.
Experience one of the most unmissable sights in Venezuela - The truly breathtaking Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world, plunging 979m down a vertical cliff from Auyan tepui.