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Paramaribo

Typical Surinam houses, Paramaribo

Flights to Paramaribo

Discover the beauty of Paramaribo

Get to know the real Suriname! Book flights to Paramaribo and discover the warmth of the Surinamese. Anyone who appreciates a pleasant climate, extraordinary nature and a rich history will be delighted at what Paramaribo has to offer. Stroll around colourful markets and sample the specialities of Surinamese cuisine. Paramaribo is the perfect city for a wonderfully relaxed holiday!

Enjoy the hustle and bustle of the city

The beating heart of Paramaribo is the Waterfront. This street is full of old colonial buildings stretching away from Independence Square. Head straight for the Central Market, the sheltered section of which has an unbelievably large selection of different types of produce. A trip to Fort Zeelandia, which has been converted into a museum, is certainly worth the effort. Here you can learn all about Suriname’s history. Paramaribo is the ideal destination for a city trip and the perfect starting point for a longer holiday in Suriname. Expect to be surprised: book a flight to Paramaribo now!

Life in the jungle

Suriname’s nature is breathtakingly beautiful. See dozens of turtles at Galibi Nature Reserve or take a walk around Raleigh Falls Nature Reserve to see the spectacular waterfalls. This park is situated on the Coppename River and there’s a good chance you will see some monkeys. Palumeu is another special place. This traditional Amerindian village is just an hour’s flight from Paramaribo and offers a chance to experience life in the Amazon rainforest while staying in simple huts. In the morning, you’ll awake to a cacophony of birds, monkeys and other jungle creatures.

Flights to Paramaribo for a unique city trip

Looking for a cheap flight to Paramaribo? With KLM, your holiday begins the moment you step onboard. Your journey will fly by with your own entertainment set on intercontinental flights: free films, games and music. Enjoy our selection of snacks or a tasty dinner and drinks. Add in our many handy extra services (some available for a supplement) and you’ll be in Suriname before you know it.

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Practical info about Paramaribo

Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport

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Getting around the city

How to get around in Paramaribo

 

Visa and health care

Visa and health information

Currency

The official currency is the Surinamese Dollar (SRD). Money can be exchanged at banks; the best currencies to change are UD Dollars or Pounds Sterling. Major international credit cards are accepted at larger hotels and restaurants. ATMs are available in towns and cities throughout the country.

Time

Local time is GMT -3 hours.

Electricity

Electrical current is 127 volts, 60Hz. European-style two-pin plugs are standard.

 

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