35 days in South America & Caribbean Itinerary

35 days in South America & Caribbean Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Montreal, Canada
Fly:  16 h 45 min
1
Georgetown, Guyana
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Paramaribo, Suriname
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
3
Cayenne, French Guiana
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h
4
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  2 h
5
St. George's, Grenada
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h
6
Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
— 1 night
Fly:  30 min
7
Castries, St. Lucia
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 45 min
8
Roseau, Dominica
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  2 h
9
Fort-de-France, Martinique
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
10
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
11
Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
12
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
13
Nassau, Bahamas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: New York City, United States

3
nights
Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown ©
Guyana's capital and main urban area, Georgetown represents the starting point for many visits to the country.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): appreciate the history behind The Non Aligned Monumnet, then browse the exhibits of Guyana National Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Promenade Gardens, and finally get your game on at GT Motorsports. On the next day, snap pictures at Demerara Harbour Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kissing Bridge, browse the exhibits of Roy Geddes Steel Pan Museum, then appreciate the history behind Seven Ponds Monument, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. George's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Georgetown itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Georgetown is an approximately 17- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Georgetown is 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Montreal in November: high temperatures in Georgetown hover around 34°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Georgetown

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 21:
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Guyana National Museum ©
Guyana National Museum
St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
GT Motorsports ©
GT Motorsports

3
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.
Take a break from Paramaribo with a short trip to Peperpot Nature Park in Meerzorg, about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Fort Zeelandia, get engrossed in the history at Lalla Rookh Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Dutch reformed church, and examine the collection at Surinaamsch Rumhuis.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Paramaribo online trip builder.

Getting from Georgetown to Paramaribo by combination of flight and car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Guyana Time (GYT) to Suriname Time (SRT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. November in Paramaribo sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Peperpot Nature Park
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 24:
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Palmentuin ©
Palmentuin
Fort Zeelandia ©
Fort Zeelandia
Saint Peter and Paul Basilica ©
Saint Peter and Paul Basilica

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Zoo de Guyane and then engage your brain at Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cayenne trip itinerary planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paramaribo to Cayenne. In November, daily temperatures in Cayenne can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Port of Spain.

Things to do in Cayenne

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Zoo de Guyane, Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre)
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 26:
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Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre) ©
Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre)
Zoo de Guyane ©
Zoo de Guyane
Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie ©
Musee Departmental Alexandre-Franconie

4
nights
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Port of Spain ©
Port of Spain, the country's capital, sits between the sea and a scenic green mountain range, and acts as a gateway for eclectic adventures on land and sea.
Step out of Port of Spain to go to Maracas Bay and see Yerette, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Maracas Beach, stop by Cocobel, contemplate the waterfront views at Caroni Swamp, and appreciate the history behind Dattatreya Temple and Hanuman Statue.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Port of Spain trip maker website.

Explore your travel options from Cayenne to Port of Spain with the Route module. Traveling from Cayenne to Port of Spain, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in November, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to St. George's.

Things to do in Port of Spain

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Yerette, Asa Wright Nature Centre
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 30:
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Queen's Park Savannah ©
Queen's Park Savannah
Maracas Beach
Maracas Beach
Asa Wright Nature Centre ©
Asa Wright Nature Centre

1
night
St. George's, Grenada

St. George's ©
The capital of the Island of Spice, St.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Market Square and then enjoy the sand and surf at Grand Anse Beach.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the St. George's trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Port of Spain to St. George's takes 2 hours. In November, daily temperatures in St. George's can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Kingstown.

Things to do in St. George's

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Anse Beach
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 1:
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Grand Anse Beach ©
Grand Anse Beach
Market Square ©
Market Square

1
night
Kingstown, St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Kingstown ©
Kingstown is the capital, chief port, and main commercial centre of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. On the 2nd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Montreal Gardens, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Gardens, and then expand your understanding of the military at Fort Charlotte.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Kingstown itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. George's to Kingstown in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. December in Kingstown sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Castries.

Things to do in Kingstown

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montreal Gardens
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 2:
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Montreal Gardens ©
Montreal Gardens
Botanical Gardens ©
Botanical Gardens
Fort Charlotte ©
Fort Charlotte

2
nights
Castries, St. Lucia

Castries ©
The capital and largest city in Saint Lucia, Castries has a number of cultural sites to explore, and recreational areas to enjoy.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): explore the activities along Rodney Bay, then stop by Harry Edwards Jewelers, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, stroll through Reduit Beach and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pigeon Island National Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Castries trip maker.

Castries is very close to Kingstown. In December, daily temperatures in Castries can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Roseau.

Things to do in Castries

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Lucia
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 4:
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Rodney Bay ©
Rodney Bay
Pigeon Island National Park ©
Pigeon Island National Park
Reduit Beach ©
Reduit Beach

2
nights
Roseau, Dominica

Roseau ©
The capital city, Roseau maintains a small scale, but possesses a convincing Caribbean charm in its architecture, cuisine, and culture.
On the 5th (Sat), explore the activities along Breakfast River, admire the sheer force of Trafalgar Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Titou Gorge. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Wavine Cyrique Falls, then trek along Emerald Pool Nature Trail, and then get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Roseau trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Castries to Roseau takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Fort-de-France.

Things to do in Roseau

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Morne Trois Pitons National Park, Wavine Cyrique Falls
Find places to stay Dec 4 — 6:
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Emerald Pool Nature Trail ©
Emerald Pool Nature Trail
Trafalgar Falls ©
Trafalgar Falls
Breakfast River ©
Breakfast River

3
nights
Fort-de-France, Martinique

Fort-de-France ©
The political capital of Martinique, Fort-de-France has a thriving commercial center and a number of historic sites.
On the 7th (Mon), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the landmark architecture of Schoelcher Library, then pause for some photo ops at Espace Camille Darsiere, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin de Balata, look for gifts at Librairie La KAZABUL, then take an in-depth tour of La Savane des Esclaves, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre-Dame de la Bonne Delivrance, and finally steep yourself in history at Habitation Clement.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fort-de-France travel tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Roseau to Fort-de-France takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. December in Fort-de-France sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 27°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Santo Domingo.

Things to do in Fort-de-France

Wildlife Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Trois-Ilets, Habitation Clement
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Jardin de Balata ©
Jardin de Balata
Habitation Clement ©
Habitation Clement
La Savane des Esclaves ©
La Savane des Esclaves

4
nights
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo
Santo Domingo, the capital of the Dominican Republic, remains the oldest continuously inhabited settlement in the New World.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santo Domingo: La Romana (Parque Central Duarte, Altos de Chavon, &more). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Zona Colonial, get great views at Santo Domingo Skyline, pause for some photo ops at Columbus Lighthouse (Faro A Colon), and take in the dramatic natural features at The 3 Eyes National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santo Domingo route app.

Traveling by flight from Fort-de-France to Santo Domingo takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Basseterre.

Things to do in Santo Domingo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

La Romana
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
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Catedral Primada de America
Catedral Primada de America
Zona Colonial ©
Zona Colonial
Alcazar de Colon ©
Alcazar de Colon

3
nights
Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis

Basseterre ©
Basseterre is known for wildlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Greg's Safaris, cruise along Timothy Hill, and savor the flavors at Palms Court Gardens & Restaurant.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Basseterre trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Santo Domingo to Basseterre by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight. In December in Basseterre, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly to Port-au-Prince.

Things to do in Basseterre

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Kitts
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Cockleshell Beach ©
Cockleshell Beach
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park ©
Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park
Romney Manor ©
Romney Manor

2
nights
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Port-au-Prince ©
Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, gives most visitors their first taste of the country, along with all of its rugged and lively charm.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): make a trip to Champ de Mars, then see the interesting displays at The Bureau of Ethnology, then examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, and finally admire the striking features of Marche de Fer. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): sample the tasty concoctions at Barbancourt Rum Distillery, then delve into the distant past at Papillon Enterprise, and then admire the masterpieces at Village Artistique de Noailles.

Plan my day in Port-au-Prince using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Basseterre to Port-au-Prince takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Basseterre to Port-au-Prince is minus 1 hour. In December, daily temperatures in Port-au-Prince can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Port-au-Prince

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Village Artistique de Noailles
Find places to stay Dec 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien ©
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien
Marche de Fer ©
Marche de Fer
Village Artistique de Noailles ©
Village Artistique de Noailles

3
nights
Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Nassau is known for theme parks, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Marine Habitat at Atlantis, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Predator Lagoon, browse the eclectic array of goods at Straw Market, and step off the mainland to explore Blue Lagoon Island.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Nassau road trip planning website.

Getting from Port-au-Prince to Nassau by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Port-au-Prince in December; daily highs in Nassau reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Paradise Island
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Marine Habitat at Atlantis ©
Marine Habitat at Atlantis
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Blue Lagoon Island ©
Blue Lagoon Island

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