58 days in Venezuela Itinerary

58 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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58 days in Venezuela Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Caracas
— 5 nights
Foot + Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Ciudad Guayana
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
3
Canaima National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Puerto La Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Cumana
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Margarita Island
— 9 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4​h 45​min
7
Merida
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Maracaibo
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Valencia
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Chichiriviche
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Coro
— 4 nights
+4
Bus + Foot + Subway + Bus + Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Los Roques National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
13
Chuspa
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Kingsport

5
nights
Caracas

Caracas ©
Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
Caracas is known for museums, parks, nightlife, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila, admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, don't miss a visit to Paseo de Los Proceres, and take a stroll through Plaza de Altamira.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Caracas tour itinerary site .

Kingsport, USA to Caracas is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingsport to Caracas is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ciudad Guayana.

Things to do in Caracas

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
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Parque Nacional el Avila ©
Parque Nacional el Avila
Paseo de Los Proceres ©
Paseo de Los Proceres

3
nights
Ciudad Guayana

Ciudad Guayana ©
Located on the Orinoco River, Ciudad Guayana represents one of Venezuela's fastest-growing cities, with plenty of natural and man-made highlights on offer.
Ciudad Guayana is known for nature, shopping, outdoors, museums, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at La Llovizna Park, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ciudad Guayana, tour the pleasant surroundings at Parque Zoologico Loefling, and buy something for everyone on your list at Orinokia mall.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Ciudad Guayana route builder tool .

You can fly from Caracas to Ciudad Guayana in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Caracas to Ciudad Guayana, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Ciudad Guayana

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Orinoco River
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La Llovizna Park ©
La Llovizna Park
Orinoco River ©
Orinoco River
Estadio Polideportivo Cachamay ©
Estadio Polideportivo Cachamay

5
nights
Canaima National Park

Canaima National Park ©
One of the largest national parks in the world, Canaima National Park encompasses 30,000 sq km (12 sq mi) of distinct landscapes, varied wildlife, and the world's highest waterfalls.
Canaima National Park is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Salto Aponguao, take in the awesome beauty at El Pauji, contemplate the waterfront views at Quebrada de Jaspe, and explore the striking landscape at Salto Kawi.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Canaima National Park trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Ciudad Guayana to Canaima National Park with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Puerto La Cruz.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Parks Nature
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Salto Aponguao ©
Salto Aponguao
Salto Kawi ©
Salto Kawi
Quebrada de Jaspe ©
Quebrada de Jaspe

1
night
Puerto La Cruz

Puerto La Cruz ©
A port town and home to one of the largest oil refineries in Venezuela, Puerto La Cruz was established by a set of 26 families from Margarita Island who opted to settle in the scenic bay.
On the 19th (Wed), kick back and relax at Playa Punta La Cruz and then enjoy the sand and surf at Isla el Faro. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with El Morro and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Lido.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Puerto La Cruz trip planner.

Getting from Canaima National Park to Puerto La Cruz by combination of flight and taxi takes about 8 hours. The time zone changes from Colombia Time to Venezuela Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Puerto La Cruz can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Cumana.

Things to do in Puerto La Cruz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lecheria
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Isla el Faro ©
Isla el Faro
El Morro ©
El Morro
Playa Punta La Cruz ©
Playa Punta La Cruz

3
nights
Cumana

Cumana ©
Sucre State's capital and one of the first areas settled by Europeans in mainland America, Cumana combines interesting historical attractions and the pleasant scenery of Venezuela's Caribbean coast.
Cumana is known for beaches, shopping, historic sites, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Cave of Guacharo, kick back and relax at Playa Quetepe, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Ines, and stroll through Playa Arapito.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Cumana road trip site .

Traveling by car from Puerto La Cruz to Cumana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Puerto La Cruz to Cumana is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Cumana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cave of Guacharo
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Cave of Guacharo ©
Cave of Guacharo
Iglesia Santa Ines ©
Iglesia Santa Ines
Catedral de Cumana ©
Catedral de Cumana

9
nights
Margarita Island

Margarita Island ©
A popular holiday spot for Venezuelans, sunny Margarita Island boasts an exotic Caribbean location, but at the same time is easily accessible from the mainland.
Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Laguna de la Restinga. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Yaque, tour the pleasant surroundings at Playa Parguito, head off the coast to Isla Coche, and meet the residents at Waterland.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Margarita Island trip planning app .

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Cumana to Margarita Island in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Cumana to Margarita Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Margarita Island can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Coche Beach
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Laguna de la Restinga ©
Laguna de la Restinga
Playa El Agua ©
Playa El Agua
Coche Beach ©
Coche Beach

5
nights
Merida

Merida ©
An affluent and forward-thinking Andean city, Merida gives good access to a range of outdoor sights and experiences, while itself having a bustling and entertaining urban core.
Merida is known for nature, shopping, zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sierra Nevada, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Mérida, don't miss a visit to Plaza Bolivar (Merida), and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Merida.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Merida tour planning site .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle from Margarita Island to Merida in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of ferry and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Margarita Island to Merida due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Maracaibo.

Things to do in Merida

Parks Nature Theme Parks
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Sierra Nevada ©
Sierra Nevada
Laguna de Mucubaji ©
Laguna de Mucubaji
Pico el Aguila Venezuela ©
Pico el Aguila Venezuela

4
nights
Maracaibo

Maracaibo ©
Home to more than 2 million residents, Maracaibo boasts giant shopping malls and attractive parks, as well as a modern skyline that hugs the shore of an eponymous lake.
Maracaibo is known for historic sites, parks, museums, theme parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through La vereda del lago Maracaibo, don't miss a visit to Plaza del Rosario de Nuestra Señora de La Chiquinquirá, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, and admire all the interesting features of Jose Encarnacion Romero Stadium.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Maracaibo road trip planning site .

You can drive from Merida to Maracaibo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Merida to Maracaibo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October in Maracaibo, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Parks Theme Parks Historic Sites
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4
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
The capital city of Carabobo State, Valencia represents one of Venezuela's main economic hubs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Valencia: Isla Larga (in Puerto Cabello), Playa Uricao (in Choroni) and Maracay (Cepe- Choroni & Museo Aeronautico de Maracay). There's still lots to do: stroll through Parque Fernando Penalver, meet the residents at Aquarium de Valencia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Valencia, and stop by Centro Sambil Valencia.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Valencia route site .

Getting from Maracaibo to Valencia by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Maracaibo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Valencia, with lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Chichiriviche.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Maracay, Playa Uricao, Isla Larga
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Parque Fernando Penalver ©
Parque Fernando Penalver
Playa Uricao ©
Playa Uricao
Isla Larga ©
Isla Larga

3
nights
Chichiriviche

Chichiriviche ©
Step out of Chichiriviche to go to Tucacas and see Parque Nacional Morrocoy, which is approximately 38 minutes away.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Chichiriviche day trip site .

You can drive from Valencia to Chichiriviche in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coro.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Parque Nacional Morrocoy, Playa Mero
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Parque Nacional Morrocoy ©
Parque Nacional Morrocoy
Cayo Sombrero ©
Cayo Sombrero
Playa Mero ©
Playa Mero

4
nights
Coro

Coro ©
The oldest city in western Venezuela, Coro was founded in 1527 and possesses a rich, varied cultural heritage.
Spend the 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Medanos de Coro National Park. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Medanos de Coro, ponder the world of politics at Old Customs of La Vela de Coro, pause for some serene contemplation at Plaza San Clemente, and see the interesting displays at Museo Guadalupano.

Plan my day in Coro using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Chichiriviche to Coro in 3 hours. October in Coro sees daily highs of 95°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Coro

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums
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Medanos de Coro ©
Medanos de Coro
Cataratas de Hueque ©
Cataratas de Hueque
Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro ©
Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro

5
nights
Los Roques National Park

Los Roques National Park ©
Indulge in a relaxing, tropical vacation in Los Roques National Park, a stunning chain of more than 300 coral islands.
Los Roques National Park is known for beaches, nature, adventure, historic sites, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo de Agua, step off the mainland to explore Augustin, meet the residents at Dos Mosquises, and visit a coastal fixture at Faro Holandes.

Find out how to plan Los Roques National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Coro to Los Roques National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chuspa.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cayo De Agua ©
Cayo De Agua
Madrisqui ©
Madrisqui
Faro Holandes ©
Faro Holandes

1
night
Chuspa

Chuspa
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caribe.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Chuspa trip itinerary maker site .

Explore your travel options from Los Roques National Park to Chuspa with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chuspa

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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