60 days in Venezuela Itinerary

60 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Start: Mumbai
Fly + Foot:  25 h
1
Caracas
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Los Roques National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  9 h 15 min
3
Canaima National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
4
Cumana
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Margarita Island
— 8 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Coche Island
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 30 min
7
Barquisimeto
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
8
Merida
— 6 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
9
Maracaibo
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
Coro
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Chichiriviche
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
12
Valencia
— 5 nights
Fly:  31 h
End: Mumbai

6
nights
Caracas

Caracas ©
Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
Step out of Caracas with an excursion to Villa Teola in Los Teques--about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco, look for gifts at La Praline Chocolatier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caribe.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Caracas driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Caracas is an approximately 25- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Venezuela Time, which is usually a -9.5 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Caracas

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Caribe, Villa Teola, Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar ©
Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar
Parque Nacional el Avila ©
Parque Nacional el Avila
Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park ©
Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park

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 nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Cayo De Agua, explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes, enjoy the sand and surf at Madrisqui, and make a trip to El Palafito.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Roques National Park trip builder tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Caracas to Los Roques National Park takes 3.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks Nature Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:
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Cayo De Agua ©
Cayo De Agua
Crasqui ©
Crasqui
Madrisqui ©
Madrisqui

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: explore the fascinating underground world of Kavak Cave, admire the sheer force of Salto Kawi, and explore the activities along Sorowapo.

To see photos and other tourist information, refer to the Canaima National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Los Roques National Park to Canaima National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Venezuela Time to Colombia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Cumana.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:
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Salto Aponguao ©
Salto Aponguao
Salto Kama - Kama Meru ©
Salto Kama - Kama Meru
Salto Kawi ©
Salto Kawi

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cumana: Puerto La Cruz (Playa Punta La Cruz & Playa Puinare) and Isla de Plata (in Guanta). It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Santa Ines and get engrossed in the history at Casa Natal del Poeta Andres Eloy Blanco.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cumana trip planner.

Fly from Canaima National Park to Cumana in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Cumana

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Puerto La Cruz, Isla de Plata
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 22:
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Isla de Plata ©
Isla de Plata
Playa Punta La Cruz ©
Playa Punta La Cruz
Iglesia Santa Ines ©
Iglesia Santa Ines

8
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 24th (Fri) exploring nature at Laguna de la Restinga. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa El Agua, make a splash at Parque El Agua, head outdoors with Playa Manzanillo, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Waterland.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Margarita Island trip maker.

Traveling by car from Cumana to Margarita Island takes 4.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Cumana to Margarita Island due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Margarita Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Coche Island.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Playa el Yaque
Playa el Yaque
Playa El Agua ©
Playa El Agua
Laguna de la Restinga ©
Laguna de la Restinga

1
night
Coche Island

Coche Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get outside with Coche Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Coche Island route planner.

You can drive from Margarita Island to Coche Island in 2.5 hours. In April in Coche Island, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Barquisimeto.

Things to do in Coche Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
Highlights from your plan
Coche Beach ©
Coche Beach

5
nights
Barquisimeto

Barquisimeto ©
Barquisimeto houses a population of just under 2 million people and represents the fourth-largest city in the country.
Venture out of the city with trips to Bodegas Club Pomar (in Carora), Parque de la Exotica Flora Tropical (in San Felipe) and El Senor De Los Alinos (in Quibor). The adventure continues: make a trip to La Flor de Venezuela, view the masterpieces at VGA Galeria, take in the spiritual surroundings of Seminario Divina Pastora, and get outside with Lomas de Cubiro.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Barquisimeto day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Coche Island to Barquisimeto takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May, Barquisimeto is little chillier than Coche Island - with highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Merida.

Things to do in Barquisimeto

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Lomas de Cubiro, Bodegas Club Pomar, Parque de la Exotica Flora Tropical, El Senor De Los Alinos
Find places to stay May 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Catedral de Barquisimeto ©
Catedral de Barquisimeto
La Flor de Venezuela ©
La Flor de Venezuela
Parque de la Exotica Flora Tropical ©
Parque de la Exotica Flora Tropical

6
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.
Go for a jaunt from Merida to Mucuchies to see Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Llano del Hato about 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Mucubaji, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Parque Zoológico Chorros de Milla, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Principal, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Merida.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Merida trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Barquisimeto to Merida in 6.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Barquisimeto to Merida due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Maracaibo.

Things to do in Merida

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Llano del Hato
Find places to stay May 6 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Laguna de Mucubaji ©
Laguna de Mucubaji
Pico el Aguila Venezuela ©
Pico el Aguila Venezuela
Jardin Botanico de Merida ©
Jardin Botanico de Merida

5
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, make a trip to Plaza del Rosario de Nuestra Señora de La Chiquinquirá, stroll around La vereda del lago Maracaibo, and snap pictures at Puente Gral Rafael Urdaneta.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Maracaibo holiday builder tool.

Traveling by car from Merida to Maracaibo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET) is 1 hour. In May in Maracaibo, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Coro.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Find places to stay May 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
La vereda del lago Maracaibo ©
La vereda del lago Maracaibo
Puente Gral Rafael Urdaneta ©
Puente Gral Rafael Urdaneta

3
nights
Coro

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: head outdoors with Medanos de Coro, see the interesting displays at Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro, make a trip to Casa del Sol, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia San Francisco.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Coro day trip planning app.

Getting from Maracaibo to Coro by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. May in Coro sees daily highs of 40°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Chichiriviche.

Things to do in Coro

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay May 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Plaza San Clemente ©
Plaza San Clemente
Medanos de Coro ©
Medanos de Coro
Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro ©
Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro

3
nights
Chichiriviche

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

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Chichiriviche tour builder.

You can drive from Coro to Chichiriviche in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Playa Mero, Parque Nacional Morrocoy
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Morrocoy ©
Parque Nacional Morrocoy
Cayo Sombrero ©
Cayo Sombrero
Playa Mero ©
Playa Mero

5
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
The capital city of Carabobo State, Valencia represents one of Venezuela's main economic hubs.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Valencia: Isla Larga (in Puerto Cabello) and Maracay (Playa de Cuyagua, Museo Aeronautico de Maracay, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parque Fernando Penalver, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Valencia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Valencia, and get outside with La Tienda de Buceo C.A..

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Valencia trip website.

You can drive from Chichiriviche to Valencia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In May in Valencia, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Maracay, Isla Larga
Find places to stay May 24 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Parque Fernando Penalver ©
Parque Fernando Penalver
Isla Larga ©
Isla Larga
La Tienda de Buceo C.A. ©
La Tienda de Buceo C.A.

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