Santigron tour

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1 day
Tour Details

We drive to Lelydorp, where there is a visit to the local market. During this short bus ride we will take you through the outskirts of the city. The guide will tell you about the villages and the countryside and other interesting sights. Once we arrive at Santigron you are welcomed. Santigron is a Maroon village where the Saramaccans live near the Saramacca River, this is a traditional village situated the closest near Paramaribo (30 km). Literally Santigron means: Sandy soil. The bright white savanna sand of the ancient coastal plain of Suriname is very pleasant and suitable for your holiday. The village has about 1750 inhabitants, the village, however will be increasingly urban because of its location. You will have a walk through the village where the guide tells you about the nature, history, culture and attractions in the village. And how much influence the Maroon culture has daily on the residents. During this tour you also get your own impression of the history of the village, the rich cultural life of the Maroons and the ordinary daily life. You will meet many villagers and get to see many attractions such as the local school, the church and the main square. You will enjoy a nice lunch. Arrival in Paramaribo in the afternoon.

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Departure & Return Location

Pickup point: Hotels in Paramaribo city

Departure & Return Time

In the morning departure at 09:00 and return to the city at 17:00

Price Includes

  • Water and juice for the road
  • Snacks
  • Lunch

What to bring

  • Sunscreen
  • Headwear
  • Camera
  • Good walking shoes
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