Day Tour into the Story of Emancipation and Slavery in Guyana

Day Tour into the Story of Emancipation and Slavery in Guyana

Takes you to the time when the villages of Victoria and Buxton were created by the recently freed slaves. Visit the monuments that tell the story of the struggle for freedom. Journey around the villages and hear the history. We will prepare the Metemgee, Cook Rice, Fried Fish, and Conkee tracing the origins of these foods to the time back then.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: 1763 Monument, Brickdam Street & Vlissengen Road, Georgetown Guyana

Visit the 1763 Monument and learn about the first rebellion

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: The 1823 Memorial, RVG3+2VX, Georgetown, Guyana

Represents the 1823 slave revolt which finally slavery in Guyana

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Belfield, Guyana

We stop at a local stall in Bellfield for cane juice and snacks.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Victoria, Guyana

journey to the village of Victoria, the first village in Guyana to be purchased by the freed ex-slaves.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Buxton, Buxton, Oregon

Then on to the Buxton Friendship Museum. Here is where we will have a guided tour on the history of the freed slaves in Buxton, and how it was born.
Then on to the site of the Buxton Train station and view the spot where the train was stopped by the freed female ex-slaves who were protesting to the Governor. about the high taxes imposed on them.
Then on to meet the granddaughter of the ex-slave ladies who stopped the train. Auntie Gloria is a 3rd generation herbalist who like her mother before her and her mother before her has been treating the people of Buxton all their lives.15 minutes

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Beterverwagting, Guyana

visit the monument in Beterverwagting

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Georgetown, Georgetown, Demerara-Mahaica

it’s on to the Secret Garden in Georgetown where we will then start to create the delicious traditional dishes of Cook-Up rice, Metemgee with pumpkin dumplings and fried fish followed by conkee a coconut dessert wrapped in a banana leaf. whilst being entertained by the sound of African drumming. Eon will take to the guitar and sing some songs to end your tour.

Duration: 3 hours

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Start Time: 09:00 AM
Duration: 6 Hours
Start location: Seawall Band Stand, RRGR+3FC, Seawall Public Rd, Georgetown, Guyana
Traveler pickup is offered

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Lunch

Not Included


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