Saramacca and Coronie Full-Day Tour with Lunch
From Paramaribo, we will travel by bus/car to Weg Naar Zee where we will visit a Hindu temple that serves as a place of pilgrimage for this group of Surinamese and the crematorium.
The next stop is Saramacca, where the people live from cattle breeding and the cultivation of rice and vegetables. You will visit Groningen, the capital of Saramacca, with the smallest square with the most monuments that exhibits the multicultural history of Suriname.
From Saramacca we cross the Coppename river to Boskamp where you can have a close-up demonstration of how the famous “warme vis” is prepared. Back in the day, this preserved method was used by smoking the fish to keep it longer. Until this day this method is still being used.
From Boskamp we will reach Coronie, known for the Coconut district. In the past, their livelihood was achieved through the cultivation of coconut. Coronie is also known for its beekeeping, pure honey, and waving coconut palms.Itinerary
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Weg naar See, Paramaribo, Suriname
Our first stop is at a Hindu temple at Weg naar Zee. This Temple serves as a place of pilgrimage and crematorium for the Hindu culture.
Duration: 45 minutesStop At:
Groningen, the capital of Saramacca, has the smallest square with the most monuments that exhibits the multicultural history of Suriname. The guide will inform you more about the district and what you can find here.
Duration: 2 hoursStop At:
Boskamp is our next stop and here you will see one of the oldest methods on how fish was preserved. Until this day, this method is still being used.
Duration: 1 hourStop At:
Coronie District, Coronie District
From Boskamp we will reach Coronie, known as the Coconut district. In the past, their livelihood was achieved through the cultivation of coconut. Nowadays, there is a small group of people that are living in this district.
Here you will walk around the district while the guide provide you with information and also visit the Mangrove Center.
Duration: 2 hours
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Travelers must bring mosquito repellent, sunscreen, sunglasses, comfortable and sturdy shoes, hat/cap, camera"
"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"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 7 Hours
Purity Tours & Services, Heeren Straat 15, Paramaribo, Suriname
Traveler pickup is offered
Pick up times:
Courtyard by Marriott Anton Drachtenweg 50-54, 08.15 am
Torarica Resort Rietbergplein 1, 08.35 am
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.