KAIETEUR FALLS

located in essequibo, guyana within the amazon rainforest, KAIETEUR FALLS IS THE WORLDS TALLEST SINGLE DROP WATERFALL. GUYANA HAS AN ESTIMATED 916.760 ACRES OF ITS ORIGINAL VIRGIN FOREST AND AN ESTIMATED 80 TO 90% OF THE FOREST ECOSYSTEM IN PRISTINE CONDITION WITHIN THE STATE BORDERS. WHILE GUYANA'S TOURISM SECTOR STANDS LOW COMPARED TO ITS NEIGHBORING COUNTRIES, LIKE BRAZIL, KAIETEUR FALLS IS THE MOST VISITED DESTINATION WITHIN GUYANA. THERE ARE TWO WAYS TO SEE THE FALLS: BY FLIGHT, OR BY FOOT. 

EVERY EVENING AT DUSK, THOUSANDS OF SWALLOWS CIRCLE IN THE SKY AND MAKE THE PLUNGE TO FIND SHELTER IN THE CAVE BENEATH THE FALLS AT NIGHT.