52 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

52 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

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Willemstad, Curacao
— 1 night
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Bogota, Colombia
— 5 nights
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Cartagena, Colombia
— 6 nights
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San Andres Island, Colombia
— Few hours
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Lima, Peru
— 4 nights
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Paracas, Peru
— 1 night
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Ica, Peru
— 4 nights
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Nazca, Peru
— 3 nights
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Arequipa, Peru
— 2 nights
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La Paz, Bolivia
— 3 nights
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Cusco, Peru
— 5 nights
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Lima, Peru
— 2 nights
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Medellin, Colombia
— 5 nights
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Guatape, Colombia
— 1 night
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Bogota, Colombia
— 2 nights
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Zipaquira, Colombia
— 1 night
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Drive to El Dorado International Airport, Fly to Hato International Airport, Drive to Sint Willibrordus
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Sint Willibrordus, Curacao
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Willemstad, Curacao
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Willemstad, Curacao

Willemstad is the capital city of Curaçao, an island in the southern Caribbean Sea that forms a constituent country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. On the 2nd (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Willemstad vacation planning app.

Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago to Willemstad is an approximately 6-hour flight. In March, daytime highs in Willemstad are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Willemstad

Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches · Parks
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Handelskade ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Handelskade
4.3

5
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Bogota, Colombia

Athens of South America

Colombia's heart and soul, Bogota has earned the nickname "Athens of South America" thanks to its abundance of universities, libraries, and lower-level schools.
Bogota is known for museums, nature, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Gold Museum (Museo del Oro), make a trip to Casa Libreria Wilborada 1047, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, and contemplate the long history of Bolivar Square.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bogota trip planner.

Getting from Willemstad to Bogota by flight takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Willemstad to Bogota is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Willemstad in March, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Bogota: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Cartagena.

Things to do in Bogota

Museums · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods
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Must see
Food Tours
4.9
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro) ©
Specialty Museum
Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)
4.6

6
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Cartagena, Colombia

City of Heroes

The site of the continent's first Spanish colony, Cartagena retains much of its colonial flavor thanks to a World Heritage-listed old town, encircled by old walls and protected by imposing fortresses.
Step out of Cartagena with an excursion to Playa Blanca in Isla Baru--about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, contemplate the long history of Walled City of Cartagena, take an in-depth tour of Museo del Oro Zenu, and admire the striking features of Las Bovedas.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cartagena online attractions planner.

You can fly from Bogota to Cartagena in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in March; daily highs in Cartagena reach 37°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Andres Island.

Things to do in Cartagena

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

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San Andres Island, Colombia

The coral San Andres Island boasts a rich colonial history, exotic beaches, and a laidback, tropical lifestyle.
For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Andres Island vacation maker site.

You can fly from Cartagena to San Andres Island in 3.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 29°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll travel to Lima.

Things to do in San Andres Island

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Lima, Peru

City of the Kings

Founded in 1535 by Spanish explorer Francisco Pizarro, Lima represents an interesting blend of modern attractions and preserved colonial architecture, much of it clustered in the World Heritage-listed city center.
Lima is known for museums, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Museo Larco, delve into the distant past at Huaca Pucllana, kick back and relax at Balneario Embajadores, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Penascal.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Lima visit planner.

You can fly from San Andres Island to Lima in 9 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Lima when traveling from San Andres Island in March, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Paracas.

Things to do in Lima

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Beaches
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 19:
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Huaca Pucllana ©
Historic Site
Huaca Pucllana
4.4
Museo Larco ©
History Museum
Museo Larco
4.8

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Paracas, Peru

A port town largely devoted to tourism, Paracas serves as a popular starting point for exploration of Peru's south coast.
On the 20th (Fri), kick back and relax at Playa de la Mina, then head off the coast to Islas Ballestas, and then view the masterpieces at Pukasoncco, Arte Precolombino..

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Paracas tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lima to Paracas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Paracas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Ica.

Things to do in Paracas

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:
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Ica, Peru

Located on the Ica River in the desert areas of Peru's southern coast, the city of Ica stands as something of an oasis in the dry, barren landscape.
Laguna De Huacachina has been added to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: learn about winemaking at Tacama, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, admire the striking features of Santuario del Senor de Luren, and examine the collection at Javier Cabrera Scientific Museum.

To plan Ica vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Paracas to Ica takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Ica, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Nazca.

Things to do in Ica

Wineries · Parks · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 25:
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Tacama ©
Winery / Vineyard
Tacama
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
5.0
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
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Nazca, Peru

The southern city of Nazca draws visitors to its archaeological and historical sites.
Nazca is known for historic sites, museums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Nasca Lines, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, delve into the distant past at Cantalloc Aqueduct, and take an in-depth tour of Didactic Museum Antonini (Museo Antonini).

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Nazca journey planner.

Drive from Ica to Nazca in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Arequipa.

Things to do in Nazca

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
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Nasca Lines ©
World heritage site
Nasca Lines
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Arequipa, Peru

White City

In an area dominated three imposing volcanoes, Arequipa vacations allow visitors to admire well-preserved colonial architecture in a dramatic setting.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Plaza de Armas, get engrossed in the history at Museo Santuarios Andinos, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Iglesia de la Compania de Jesus, then take in the exciting artwork at Arte Colonial, and finally see the interesting displays at Santa Catalina Monastery. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by La Iberica and then contemplate the long history of Historic Centre of Arequipa.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Arequipa road trip website.

You can drive from Nazca to Arequipa in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. In March, daily temperatures in Arequipa can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to La Paz.

Things to do in Arequipa

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Santa Catalina Monastery ©
Specialty Museum
Santa Catalina Monastery
4.7
Plaza de Armas ©
Architectural Building
Plaza de Armas
4.7
Museo Santuarios Andinos ©
History Museum
Museo Santuarios Andinos
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La Paz, Bolivia

City that Touches the Sky

Take a moment to catch your breath as you commence your holiday in La Paz.
On the 31st (Tue), make a trip to Mi Teleferico, then have fun at Urban Rush Bolivia, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour. On the next day, cruise along WMDR Yungas Road.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the La Paz holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Arequipa to La Paz takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Arequipa to La Paz. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Arequipa in March; daily highs in La Paz reach 17°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cusco.

Things to do in La Paz

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Tours · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
4.7
WMDR Yungas Road ©
Scenic Drive
WMDR Yungas Road
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Cusco, Peru

Imperial City

Capital of the Inca Empire for three centuries, World Heritage-listed Cusco is now a major tourist destination, drawing nearly 2 million annual tourists with its well-preserved colonial architecture and proximity to Machu Picchu.
Explore Cusco's surroundings by going to Cerveceria Willkamayu (in Urubamba) and Salinas de Maras (in Maras). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Sacsayhuaman, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, delve into the distant past at Sacred Valley of the Incas, and get engrossed in the history at Museo de Arte Precolombino.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cusco trip planner.

Fly from La Paz to Cusco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from La Paz to Cusco due to the time zone difference. In April, Cusco is somewhat warmer than La Paz - with highs of 23°C and lows of 7°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Lima.

Things to do in Cusco

Historic Sites · Tours · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 2 — 7:
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Sacsayhuaman ©
Must see
Sacsayhuaman
4.7
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8
Plaza de Armas ©
Historic Site
Plaza de Armas
4.7

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Lima, Peru

City of the Kings

See even more of Lima: stroll around Circuito Magico Del Agua, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of San Pedro Church (Iglesia de San Pedro).

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lima attractions planner.

You can fly from Cusco to Lima in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cusco in April: highs in Lima hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Medellin.

Things to do in Lima

Tours · Parks · Historic Sites · Spas
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Food Tour
Food Tours
4.7
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Walking tour
Walking tours
4.8

5
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Medellin, Colombia

City of the Eternal Spring

Nestled between rising hills in a narrow valley, Medellin serves as an energetic melting pot of people from all socio-economic classes.
Medellin is known for parks, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Arvi, look for gifts at Duna Store, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Parque Explora.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Medellin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by flight from Lima to Medellin takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Lima, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Medellin, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. You'll set off for Guatape on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Medellin

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:
Highlights from your trip
Parque Arvi ©
Wildlife Area
Parque Arvi
4.1
Parque Explora ©
Aquarium
Parque Explora
4.7

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Guatape, Colombia

On the shores of a large artificial lake, Guatape ensures a pleasant experience in a quiet little town known for its friendly residents and attractive architecture.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): head outdoors with Cable Paseo Guatape, take in the dramatic natural features at Piedra Del Penol, and then don't miss a visit to Parque Tematico Replica del Viejo Penol.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Guatape day trip planning tool.

Getting from Medellin to Guatape by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Medellin in April; daily highs in Guatape reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Bogota.

Things to do in Guatape

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
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Piedra Del Penol ©
Geologic Formation
Piedra Del Penol
4.6

2
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Bogota, Colombia

Athens of South America

On the 16th (Thu), admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Bogota Jose Celestino Mutis, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and then look for gifts at Vitrina Guayca. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Parque de Usaquen, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take an in-depth tour of Casa Museo Quinta de Bolivar, then see the interesting displays at Casa de Moneda - Coleccion Numismatica del Banco de la Republica, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at La Catedral Primada.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bogota vacation website.

Traveling by flight from Guatape to Bogota takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Guatape in April, with highs in Bogota at 22°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zipaquira.

Things to do in Bogota

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Spas
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 17:
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Room Escape Game
Room Escape Games
4.5
La Catedral Primada ©
Religious Site
La Catedral Primada
4.2

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Zipaquira, Colombia

A tour of Zipaquira, the salt-mining capital of Colombia, remains one of the best day-trip ideas from Bogota.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Sal de Zipaquira, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Diocesana, and then steep yourself in history at Plaza de los Comuneros.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zipaquira day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bogota to Zipaquira takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sint Willibrordus.

Things to do in Zipaquira

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 17 — 18:
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Plaza de los Comuneros ©
Historic Site
Plaza de los Comuneros
4.3

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Sint Willibrordus, Curacao

Sint Willibrordus is a small town in Curaçao. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the historical opulence of Landhuis Ascension and then stroll through Cas Abao Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Sint Willibrordus using our trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zipaquira to Sint Willibrordus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zipaquira to Sint Willibrordus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Willemstad.

Things to do in Sint Willibrordus

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 18 — 19:
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3
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Willemstad, Curacao

Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Klein (Little) Curacao. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Hato Caves, then kick back and relax at Blue Bay Beach, and then stop by Riffort Village.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Willemstad trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Sint Willibrordus to Willemstad in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Willemstad

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Mambo Beach ©
Beach
Mambo Beach
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