30 days in Guyana, French Guiana & Suriname Itinerary

30 days in Guyana, French Guiana & Suriname Itinerary

Created using Inspirock South America tour planner

©
This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Newark, United States
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Georgetown, Guyana
— 8 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Orinduik, Guyana
— 3 nights
Drive:  12 h 15 min
3
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guiana
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Cayenne, French Guiana
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 45 min
5
Paramaribo, Suriname
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Newark, United States

8
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 landmark architecture of St. George's Cathedral, admire the natural beauty at Guyana Botanical Gardens, learn about winemaking at Pandama Retreat & Winery, and don't miss a visit to Demerara Harbour Bridge.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Georgetown trip builder app.

Newark, USA to Georgetown is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Guyana Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Georgetown when traveling from Newark in July, with lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Orinduik.

Things to do in Georgetown

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
Pandama Retreat & Winery ©
Pandama Retreat & Winery
Demerara Harbour Bridge ©
Demerara Harbour Bridge

3
nights
Orinduik, Guyana

Orinduik ©
Orinduik is a diamond mining community in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana, located at. Orinduik is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Kaieteur Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Orinduik holiday maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Georgetown to Orinduik. You'll set off for Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Orinduik

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Kaieteur Falls
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Kaieteur Falls ©
Kaieteur Falls
Orinduik Falls ©
Orinduik Falls

2
nights
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni, French Guiana

Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni ©
As an arrival point for prisoners, Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni played an important role in French Guiana history as a penal colony of France.
Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Camp De La Transportation and contemplate the waterfront views at Maroni (Marowijne) River.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Orinduik to Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Orinduik to Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Camp De La Transportation ©
Camp De La Transportation

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cayenne: Kourou (Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre), Les Iles du Salut, &more), Bois de Rose Garden (in Montsinery-Tonnegrande) and Jardin Botanique de Guyane (in Macouria). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Marshes of Caw, take in the dramatic scenery at Chutes de Fourgassier, see the interesting displays at Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie, and get outside with Sentier du Rorota.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cayenne online trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni to Cayenne. In July, daytime highs in Cayenne are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kourou, Remire-Montjoly, Macouria, Bois de Rose Garden, Chutes de Fourgassier
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre) ©
Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre)
Marshes of Caw ©
Marshes of Caw
Les Iles du Salut ©
Les Iles du Salut

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 Fort Nieuw Amsterdam (in Nieuw Amsterdam) and Peperpot Nature Park (in Meerzorg). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Zeelandia, explore the activities along Commewijne River, get a sense of history and politics at Presidential Palace, and stroll around Palmentuin.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Paramaribo trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cayenne to Paramaribo. In July, daytime highs in Paramaribo are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, Peperpot Nature Park
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Fort Zeelandia ©
Fort Zeelandia
Palmentuin ©
Palmentuin
Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard) ©
Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard)

Similar Plans

31 days in Guyana & Comoros BY A USER FROM BAHAMAS July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 32 days in Europe, Caribbean & South America BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, popular sights Preferences: July Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 8 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES February, culture, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 18 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 21 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM COSTA RICA October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM INDIA May, popular sights Preferences: May Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Guyana BY A USER FROM CANADA April, popular sights Preferences: April Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 18 days in French Guiana BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS March, popular sights Preferences: March Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans