Located in the Amazonian region of South America, French Guiana is a lush and beautiful destination with a population of around two hundred thousand. The capital city of French Guiana is Cayenne, and this destination is one where you can experience everything from striking surroundings to unique and fascinating culture. Colonized by France this is one of the wealthiest regions in this corner of South America.
If you enjoy taking in natural splendour and beauty, then you will be thrilled with the beautiful surroundings on offer here, with lush greenery and spectacular rainforests waiting to be discovered. You will find plenty of unique wildlife and plants to explore here. May is the rainiest month here, with January to June being considered the wet season. The dry season here runs from July to December.
In addition to taking in the wonders of the rainforests and the striking surroundings, there is plenty more to do in this destination. You will find a rich history to be explored when you visit, and there is plenty of colourful and fascinating culture to get stuck into. You can visit the Tresaw and Kaw Nature Reserves, taking in some history at the Center Spatial Guyanais, pay a trip to the animal reserve, or see one of the prisons here.
You can also look forward to a range of outdoor activities if you want to stay active, such as trekking, climbing, and sports. Take in the Emerald Jungle Village for a unique experience, or simply spend time drinking in the wonders and beauty of this destination. Whilst here you will be able to sample some of the local cuisine, and finding accommodation should not prove too difficult, with a choice of places to stay.