22 days in Guyana, Suriname & French Guiana Itinerary

22 days in Guyana, Suriname & French Guiana Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Georgetown, Guyana
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Paramaribo, Suriname
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Cayenne, French Guiana
— 6 nights
Fly:  21 h 15 min
End: Newark, United States

7
nights
Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown ©
Guyana's capital and main urban area, Georgetown represents the starting point for many visits to the country.
Georgetown is known for parks, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the striking features of St. George's Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Guyana National Museum, ponder the world of politics at Parliament Bldg, and make a trip to Demerara Harbour Bridge.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Georgetown trip itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Georgetown is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Guyana Time (GYT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Newark in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Georgetown, with lows around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Georgetown

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
Guyana Botanical Gardens ©
Guyana Botanical Gardens
Guyana National Museum ©
Guyana National Museum

7
nights
Paramaribo, Suriname

Paramaribo ©
With the chance to visit a World Heritage-listed inner city, tours of Paramaribo remain among the most culturally enriching things tourists can do in Suriname.
Explore Paramaribo's surroundings by going to Peperpot Nature Park (in Meerzorg) and Fort Nieuw Amsterdam (in Nieuw Amsterdam). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Zeelandia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arya Dewaker Hindu Temple, make a trip to Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard), and ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Paramaribo trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Georgetown to Paramaribo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Georgetown to Paramaribo due to the time zone difference. In August in Paramaribo, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 76°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Peperpot Nature Park, Fort Nieuw Amsterdam
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Fort Zeelandia ©
Fort Zeelandia
Palmentuin ©
Palmentuin
Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard) ©
Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard)

6
nights
Cayenne, French Guiana

Cayenne ©
The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cayenne: Jardin Botanique de Guyane (in Macouria), Kourou (Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre), Centre d'Archeologie Amerindienne de Kourou, &more) and Bois de Rose Garden (in Montsinery-Tonnegrande). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Marshes of Caw, wander the streets of Place des Palmistes, step off the mainland to explore Ilet la Mere, and trek along Sentier du Rorota.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Cayenne tour itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Paramaribo to Cayenne with the Route module. August in Cayenne sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Kourou, Remire-Montjoly, Macouria, Marshes of Caw, Bois de Rose Garden
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Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre) ©
Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre)
Les Iles du Salut ©
Les Iles du Salut
Marshes of Caw ©
Marshes of Caw

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