Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela
Puerto Ordaz is located in Bolivar State, Venezuala, near the confluence of two major rivers, the Caroni River and the Orinoco River. It is Venezuala's second largest city and is known for its spectacular waterfall parks located within the city itself.
From Puerto Ordaz you can take an optional flight-seeing excursion over Angel Falls and visit the jungle camp of Canaima in Canaima National Park. Located in a spectacular natural setting, Angel Falls is the highest waterfall in the world -15 times higher than Niagara Falls - where the rushing torrent falls 3,200 feet in a matter of seconds.
Things to see and do
* Angel Falls
* Canaima National Park
* La Llovizna park & water museum
* Cachamay park
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – bolivar (VEB)
Language – Spanish
Land Area - 1,930 sq km
Population – 610,000 approx
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time – GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code – 58
Port Location – Puerto Ordaz is located on the left bank of the River Caroni, just south of the confluence with the River Orinoco.
Transport Links – There are several flights per day that link Puerto Ordaz with the capital Caracas (airlines Aserca, Aeropostal, Rutaca) with an estimated duration of 50 minutes. Flights everyday to Margarita island with Conviasa airlines with a duration of 45min. Flights to Canaima (Gran Sabana) with small planes and airlines can be found in travel agencies and the airport.