National Park Expedition Jauá Sarisariñama
Located southwest of Bolivar State in Cedeño municipality, sector Jawa – Maigualida the Guayana Shield.
By river, following the Caura river or by air up to an indigenous community Ye’kwana, kanarakuni.
Ancient caves, with a flora and fauna highly endemic. The depths of sinking and particularly its vegetation, both in the tepuis and within the depths, is a natural phenomenon unique in the world. Presence of some indigenous groups Ye’kwana belonging to the ethnic group (people of canoe) or Makiritare (male river).
Geology and Geomorphology
It belongs to the oldest formation of the earth, the Guiana Shield. In this park are the three most important massifs of sandstone shaped table or tepuy (plateaus Pantepui) belonging to the plateau called Roraima Formation Jaua’jûdû, Guanacoco’jûdû Sarisariñama’jûdû and, as the Indians call Ye’kwana (Makiritare), residents of the area.
The summits of these plateaus are characterized by flat expanses in some sectors and areas crossed by deep cracks or potholes huge (deep cavities in the earth), unique in the world. The rocks of these reliefs are mostly sandstone residual arranged in horizontal layers with an estimated age between 1590 and 1,250 million years. In Sarisariñama tepuy plateau we find the steepest chasms sinking collapse) formed in sandstone, one being the most voluminous of the world and the fourth vertical depth of 502 meters in diameter bottom, bell-shaped.
The depth of this chasm is equivalent to the height of a building of 140 apartments. In the trough of Jawa, located two miles south, the hole stays the same conical shape Sarisariñama the chasm, but its dimensions are smaller. There he observed the presence of a continuous stream of water in a crack in the north wall and bent a long gallery that addresses the southern flank of the same. Park
Jawa National – Sarisariñama is in the region where the rivers Caura, and Ventuari Erebato. The Jawa rivers rise and Adawa The Majarano. From Guanacoco emanates Carumu River and the rivers come Kanarakuni Sarisariñama, Stop and Aresi.
Sarisariñama Jawa National Park is a national park in Venezuela, located southwest of Bolivar state, where the rivers Caura, and Ventuari Erebato.
It consists primarily of three sandstone plateaus of the Roraima formation, called by the indigenous people of Maquiritare Jawa’Jûdû, and Guanacoco-Judu Sarisariñama’Jûdû.
Access: by car, starting from Ciudad Bolivar, then depart by boat from Maripa sucre capital city, following the Caura river or air.
Location: Latitude 4 ° 44 ’59 “N (4,750 °), longitude 64 ° 24′ 2” W (64 401 °)
Area: 330,000 has
Height: between 500 and 2,400 m.
Temperatures between 12 and 24 ° C
Precipitation: 2800-3600 mm per year.
Plants: Ferns, orchids and ericaceous composite sedges and bromeliads.
Animals: Groundhog tyleriana, Stephanie riae, tapir, jaguar.
Facilities for camping, flora and fauna.
It was declared a national park in 1978 to protect the first troughs (peculiar depressions) in sandstones found in the region of the table mountains and dating from the Precambrian period, reaching depths close to 350 m.
During the course observed among vegetation, ferns, orchids, mosses, bromeliads and trees up to 3 meters. As you can appreciate the wildlife tapirs, jaguars and the Marmosa tyleriana riae Stephanie.
Declared a National Park on December 12, 1978, this park was established to protect the lands that comprise it, to which we baptize the natives of the place with name: Jauwa’Jüdü, and wanaacoco’jüdü Sarisariñama’Jûdû.
The plateaus consist of sandstones, are next to Tepuy Roraima, one of the oldest formations of the earth such as the Guyana Shield.
Jauwa’Jüdü National Park, is historically the best lives of those planets both humans and animals (a tank of water) the birth of the river potholes.
to make the tour to Sarisariñama Jawa National Park, we went from Ciudad Bolivar by plane or by boat, minimum 6 persons.
We offer 2 types of expeditions:
1 wanacoco Hill Expeditions, river and river Caura kanarakuni: kanarakuni starting from the community, visited some local indigenous communities and always following cruises sailing between the two rivers, up the hill to observe its beauties wanacoco in a drop of a waterfall 250m and fauna.
2 Issue Jawa Sarisariñama Plateau National Park to visit the gaps, since the community began Kanarakuni, down among the three river, river kanarakuni, Rio Caura River Jawo then took us to the site where port for walking tours to the plateau Sarisariñama Jawa.
1days: We start the flight from Ciudad Bolivar airport about 2: pm with 40 minutes to land in an indigenous community Ye’kwana (kanarakuni), spent the first night with the community, the people and the great chief of the community sharing both experiences, kanarakuni is a small community that sits for 65 years living with 126 inhabitants.
2 days: Start the expedition trip to the gulf Jawa Sarisariñama or visit the Waterfall kidizu, you drop 100 meters
Kanarakuni is a small river, a tributary of Caura river. 3days: We started the expedition on the plateau Jawa kanarakuni Sarisariñama down river by canoe (boat), up jump the snake instead of camping.
3 days: Start the issuance of the plateau down river Sarisariñama Jawa kanarakuni canoe (boat), up jump the snake instead of camping.
on 4: Continue sailing cruises kanarakuni river, until reaching the river Caura, then take the Caura River until wanacoco port, instead of camping.
day 5: Caura River continue sailing until Jawo mouth and then take up the river and Jawo to campsites.
day 6: We continue sailing to the port Jawo river, camping place.
day 7: The beginning of the walk up the first camp.
Day 8: continued walking until you reach the third camp of the plateau Sarisariñama Jawa.
Day 9: Visit the plateau and 1000 meters or lower. Under the plateau, Observations of vegetation and fauna of Sarisariñama Jawa. days
10: We continue to observe the vegetation and wildlife on the plateau of Sarisariñama Jawa.
11 days, continue to observe the vegetation and fauna Sarisariñama Jawa on 12: Back from the plateau to the first camp
on 13: We continue our return to the second camp.
on 14: We continue our return to our boats, camping place.
Day 15: We continued the voyages traveling by boat down the river until reaching the river Jawo Caura Adeshi jump and reach the camp site.
Day 16: Continuing the journey traveling by boat to reach Cejiyato Salto, instead of camping.
Day 17: Continuing the journey traveling by boat to reach Ayaimö Salto, instead of camping.
day 18: Continuing the journey traveling by boat to reach the grand parade and famous Salto la Pava, walk 6 km along the path until you reach the beach area.
day 19: Continuing the last few days by boat to reach the Creole population where we expect Maripa our transport to move to Ciudad Bolivar, End of our expedition