Salto Aponwao is a beautiful waterfall on Aponguao river that
is one of the tributaries of the Orinoco river. It located in
Gran Sabana region of Bolivar State in South- Eastern Venezuela.
With a total drop of 105 meters (344 ft) Salto Aponguao is one
of the most picturesque waterfalls in the country. The closest
settlement to the falls is a small Native American village of
Iboribo. Here you can rent a small boat that can take you across
river or if you want it can take you directly to the waterfall.
If you choose to walk to the Salto Aponguao it will take about
20- 40 minutes depending on the state of the road and intensity
of local rains. The name Chinak means in Spanish "liana" that in
Venezuela can also be called "Bejuco", a kind of climbing