60 days in Venezuela Itinerary

60 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Caracas
— 6 nights
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Los Roques National Park
— 5 nights
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Canaima National Park
— 5 nights
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Cumana
— 2 nights
Fly to Porlamar, Taxi to Margarita Island
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Margarita Island
— 8 nights
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Drive to General José Antonio Anzoategui International Airport, Fly to Del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport, Drive to Coche Island
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Coche Island
— 1 night
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Barquisimeto
— 5 nights
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Merida
— 6 nights
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Maracaibo
— 5 nights
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Coro
— 3 nights
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Chichiriviche
— 3 nights
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Valencia
— 5 nights
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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caracas: Villa Teola (in Los Teques) and Playa Caribe (in Chuspa). There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Parque Nacional el Avila, browse the exhibits of Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar, steep yourself in history at Panteon Nacional, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Bellas Artes.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Caracas trip maker website.

Mumbai, India to Caracas is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Venezuela Time (VET) is minus 9.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Caracas

Side Trips

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5
nights
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 Crasqui, make a trip to El Palafito, get outside with Cayo De Agua, and explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Roques National Park journey planner.

You can fly from Caracas to Los Roques National Park in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:
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Cayo De Agua ©
Must see
Cayo De Agua
4.9
Crasqui ©
Island
Crasqui
4.9
Madrisqui ©
Beach
Madrisqui
4.8

5
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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: explore the fascinating underground world of Kavak Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Yurani Falls, explore the striking landscape at Salto Kawi, and contemplate the waterfront views at Sorowapo.

To see ratings and other tourist information, use the Canaima National Park holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Roques National Park to Canaima National Park takes 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Venezuela Time to Colombia Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cumana.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 19:
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Salto Aponguao ©
Waterfall
Salto Aponguao
4.9
Salto Kawi ©
Geologic Formation
Salto Kawi
5.0

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

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

Fly from Canaima National Park to Cumana in 52 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Cumana

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

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Isla de Plata ©
Island
Isla de Plata
4.8

8
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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.
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 Punta Arena Beach, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Waterland.

To find maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Margarita Island trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cumana to Margarita Island takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. 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 travel to Coche Island.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 22 — 30:
Highlights from your trip
Playa el Yaque
Must see
Playa el Yaque
4.5
Laguna de la Restinga ©
National Park
Laguna de la Restinga
4.4

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Coche Island

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

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Coche Island route planner.

Explore your travel options from Margarita Island to Coche Island with the Route module. 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 · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 1:
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Coche Beach ©
Must see
Coche Beach
4.6

5
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Barquisimeto

Musical Capital of Venezuela

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 Parque de la Exotica Flora Tropical (in San Felipe), El Senor De Los Alinos (in Quibor) and Bodegas Club Pomar (in Carora). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to La Flor de Venezuela, view the masterpieces at VGA Galeria, get to know the resident critters at Ah Mundo Barquisimeto!, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia de San Francisco de Asis.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Barquisimeto online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Coche Island to Barquisimeto takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Coche Island in May, with highs in Barquisimeto at 35°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Merida.

Things to do in Barquisimeto

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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6
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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.
Go for a jaunt from Merida to Mucuchies to see Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Llano del Hato about 1h 15 min away. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Laguna de Mucubaji, identify plant and animal life at Paramo la Culata, find something for the whole family at La Venezuela de Antier, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de Merida.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Merida online travel planner.

Getting from Barquisimeto to Merida by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: 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 · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay May 6 — 12:
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Laguna de Mucubaji ©
Water Body
Laguna de Mucubaji
4.9

5
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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: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, stroll around La vereda del lago Maracaibo, make a trip to Plaza del Rosario de Nuestra Señora de La Chiquinquirá, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de Santa Barbara.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Maracaibo sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Merida to Maracaibo in 6 hours. Another option is to take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Venezuela Time is 1 hour. May in Maracaibo sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 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 · Nature
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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: head outdoors with Medanos de Coro, don't miss a visit to Cruz de San Clemente, examine the collection at Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plaza San Clemente.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, 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
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Medanos de Coro ©
Outdoor Activity
Medanos de Coro
4.7
Casa del Sol ©
Landmark
Casa del Sol
4.4

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Chichiriviche

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

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Chichiriviche visit planner.

Traveling by car from Coro to Chichiriviche takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
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Parque Nacional Morrocoy ©
National Park
Parque Nacional Morrocoy
4.7
Playa Mero ©
Beach
Playa Mero
4.9

5
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Valencia

Industrial Capital of Venezuela

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: Maracay (Playa de Cuyagua, Museo Aeronautico de Maracay, &more) and Isla Larga (in Puerto Cabello). 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 traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Valencia trip website.

You can drive from Chichiriviche to Valencia in 2 hours. 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 · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay May 24 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Isla Larga ©
Island
Isla Larga
4.8
La Tienda de Buceo C.A. ©
Outdoor Activity
La Tienda de Buceo C.A.
5.0

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