58 days in Venezuela Itinerary

58 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Caracas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Ciudad Guayana
— 3 nights
Drive
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Canaima National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Puerto La Cruz
— 1 night
Drive
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Cumana
— 3 nights
Ferry to Punta de Piedras, Taxi to Margarita Island
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Margarita Island
— 9 nights
Fly
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Merida
— 5 nights
Drive
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Maracaibo
— 4 nights
Fly
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Valencia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chichiriviche
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coro
— 4 nights
Bus to La Bandera, Fly to Los Roques National Park
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Los Roques National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Chuspa
— 1 night
Drive to Simón Bolívar International Airport, Fly to Tri-Cities Regional TN/VA Airport

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Caracas

Heaven's Branch on Earth

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila, meet the residents at Expanzoo, look for gifts at La Praline Chocolatier, and admire the masterpieces at Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural.

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Kingsport, USA to Caracas is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingsport to Caracas is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Ciudad Guayana.

Things to do in Caracas

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 9:

3
nights
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, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of La Llovizna Park, browse the different shops at Orinokia mall, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Ciudad Guayana, and contemplate the waterfront views at Orinoco River.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ciudad Guayana trip builder app.

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

Things to do in Ciudad Guayana

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

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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 dramatic natural features at Salto Kawi, contemplate the waterfront views at Quebrada de Jaspe, and explore the fascinating underground world of Kavak Cave.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Canaima National Park sightseeing planner.

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

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 18:

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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 enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Lido.

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Getting from Canaima National Park to Puerto La Cruz by flight takes about 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 94°F in September, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Cumana.

Things to do in Puerto La Cruz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:

3
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Cumana

Land Where the Sun Rises, Firstborn of the American Continent

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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of Guacharo, get engrossed in the history at Casa Natal del Poeta Andres Eloy Blanco, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Arapito, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Santa Ines.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Cumana day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Puerto La Cruz to Cumana takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. The time zone difference moving from Venezuela Time (VET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT) 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 · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 20 — 23:

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Margarita Island

Pearl of the Caribbean

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.
When in Margarita Island, make a side trip to see Coche Beach in Coche Island, approximately Coche Island away. Spend the 25th (Tue) exploring nature at Laguna de la Restinga. There's still lots to do: get outside with Playa El Agua, make a splash at Parque El Agua, observe the fascinating underwater world at Waterland, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa el Yaque.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Margarita Island route builder tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Cumana to Margarita Island in 5.5 hours. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time to Venezuela Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 93°F in September, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 23 — Oct 2:

5
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Merida

City of Gentlemen

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, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Laguna de Mucubaji, don't miss a visit to Pico el Aguila Venezuela, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Mérida, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque Zoológico Chorros de Milla.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Merida travel route planner.

Fly from Margarita Island to Merida in 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Margarita Island to Merida is minus 1 hour. 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 · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:

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Maracaibo

Beloved Land of the Sun

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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de Maracaibo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Barrio y Templo Santa Lucia, and stroll around La vereda del lago Maracaibo.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Maracaibo trip maker site.

Drive from Merida to Maracaibo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. October in Maracaibo sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 79°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Parks · Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 12:

4
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Valencia

Industrial Capital of Venezuela

The capital city of Carabobo State, Valencia represents one of Venezuela's main economic hubs.
Get out of town with these interesting Valencia side-trips: Maracay (Cepe- Choroni & Museo Aeronautico de Maracay), Playa Uricao (in Choroni) and Isla Larga (in Puerto Cabello). There's lots more to do: walk around Parque Fernando Penalver, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Valencia, find something for the whole family at Dunas, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium de Valencia.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia attractions planner.

Fly from Maracaibo to Valencia in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Valencia when traveling from Maracaibo in October, with lows around 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Chichiriviche.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 12 — 16:

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Chichiriviche

Change things up with a short trip to Parque Nacional Morrocoy in Tucacas (about 46 minutes away).

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Chichiriviche vacation builder site.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Chichiriviche takes 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coro.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 16 — 19:

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Coro

The oldest city in western Venezuela, Coro was founded in 1527 and possesses a rich, varied cultural heritage.
Coro is known for outdoors, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Casa del Sol, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica de Santa Ana de Coro, head outdoors with Medanos de Coro, and see the interesting displays at Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Coro tour itinerary app.

You can drive from Chichiriviche to Coro in 3 hours. In October, daytime highs in Coro are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Coro

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 23:

5
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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 nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Cayo De Agua, meet the residents at Dos Mosquises Islands, delve into the distant past at Faro Holandes, and head outdoors with Madrisqui.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Roques National Park day trip tool.

Getting from Coro to Los Roques National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 12 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chuspa.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:

1
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Chuspa

Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): kick back and relax at Playa Caribe.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Chuspa holiday site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Los Roques National Park to Chuspa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chuspa

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
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Venezuela travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Gift & Specialty Shops
Land of Grace
A vacation in Venezuela, one of the most biodiverse countries on the planet, can be both affordable and highly rewarding. From snowcapped mountains and vast grassland, to tropical islands and lush rainforests, Venezuela's varied landscapes are a paradise for nature lovers. Whether you're looking to laze on the Caribbean beaches, trek through the verdant jungles, or immerse yourself in the vibrant city culture, a Venezuela holiday offers something for everyone. Admire the world's highest waterfalls, go island hopping, discover tasty local delicacies, and witness the sheer abundance of wildlife and endemic species in Venezuela.