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Jodensavanne and Overbridge full-day guided tour

Location Paramaribo, Suriname
$83.00
This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.

Overview

Jodensavanna is just about an hour away from Paramaribo on the right bank of the Suriname River. This is a short time to travel for an otherworldly experience of a former Jewish settlement. You'll visit the ruins of the oldest Jewish synagogue on the American continent that are still visible, as well as the cemetery. Passing by several indigenous villages and crossing the river at the town of Carolina, you'll marvel. Plus, at the Overbridge Resort, lunch is served on the nature spot in which you can relax or swim -all in one day.

After pick up, you'll go to the historical site is named after the Jews who fled the Inquisition in Europe around 1650 and settled in this savannah area. See the hill that offered views of the surrounding plantations and hear about the two water sources present, one of which was said to have medicinal effects. Increase your knowledge about the plantations that were there, among other things, sugar cane and their Biblical names such as Hebron and Bersaba.

You'll travel via the Afobakaweg, to Jodensavanna. Along the way, passing several indigenous villages and crossing the river at the town of Carolina. The guide tells you curious stories about the famous and rich past of the once-prosperous plantation. Visit the old cemetery and the remaining ruins. After Jodensavanna, the tour continues to the Overbridge Resort, where lunch is served on a spot where you can relax or swim to end the day.

Guided tour with lunch
Duration: 8 hours

Availability depends on seasonality and number of participants. Bookings can not be made for the same day. Please read our TnC’s.

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  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Guided tour
  • Water
  • Snacks
  • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Alcoholic drinks (can be purchased on site)
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Tips (optional)

Meeting point
Please choose one of the following meeting points: - Courtyard by Marriott Paramaribo, Anton Drachtenweg 50-54 at 8:00am - Torarica Resort, Mr. L.J. Rietbergplein 1 at 8.15 am - Purity Tours & Services, Heerenstraat 15 at 8.30 am - Joah Inn Appartementen, Keizerstraat 91 at 8.45 am

  • Receive a 70% refund if you cancel up to 3 weeks before the experience begins.
    If you cancel up to 2 weeks before, you can still receive a 50% refund.
    If you cancel up to 5 days before, you can still receive a 25% refund.
    If you cancel up to 1 day before, you can still receive a 10% refund.
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    Jodensavanne and Overbridge full-day guided tour

    Location Paramaribo, Suriname
    $83.00
    This is an experience gift voucher. The recipient will book the experience after they redeem the gift voucher.
    How it works?
    01 You choose from 10 000+ experience gifts
    02 We deliver the eVoucher or the Physical box to the recipient
    03 Recipient books the experience and creates unforgettable memories!
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