12 days in Caracas & Central Region Itinerary

12 days in Caracas & Central Region Itinerary

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Caracas
— 2 nights
Drive
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La Colonia Tovar
— 1 night
Drive
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Valencia
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ocumare de la Costa
— 1 night
Drive
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Jose Rafael Revenga
— 3 nights
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Caracas

— 2 nights

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've now added Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the galleries of Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar and then get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Mercado Municipal de Chacao, walk around Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park, and then admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Caracas trip maker site.

Dallas, USA to Caracas is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Venezuela Time (VET) is 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to La Colonia Tovar.

Things to do in Caracas

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

La Colonia Tovar

— 1 night

Germany of the Caribbean

A little slice of 19th-century Deutschland in Venezuela, La Colonia Tovar presents visitors with a cultural paradox of Old World alpine Germany set by the Caribbean Sea.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin), then sample the tasty concoctions at Tovar Brewery (Cerveceria Tovar), and then sample the tasty concoctions at Cerveceria Benitz.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the La Colonia Tovar holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Caracas to La Colonia Tovar takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Caracas to La Colonia Tovar, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in La Colonia Tovar

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

Valencia

— 4 nights

Industrial Capital of Venezuela

The capital city of Carabobo State, Valencia represents one of Venezuela's main economic hubs.
Change things up with these side-trips from Valencia: Parque Nacional Morrocoy (in Tucacas) and Maracay (Plaza Bolivar & Museo Aeronautico de Maracay). There's much more to do: walk around Parque Fernando Penalver, stop by Centro Sambil Valencia, pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral de Valencia, and explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Valencia.

For maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia trip planning app.

You can drive from La Colonia Tovar to Valencia in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET) is 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in Valencia are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Ocumare de la Costa.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Nature · Spas · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ocumare de la Costa

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa La Cienaga and then get outside with Bahia de Cata.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Ocumare de la Costa online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Valencia to Ocumare de la Costa takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Valencia to Ocumare de la Costa is minus 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Jose Rafael Revenga.

Things to do in Ocumare de la Costa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Jose Rafael Revenga

— 3 nights
By and large an agricultural municipality with some 50,000 residents, Jose Rafael Revenga has in recent years benefitted from the addition of resorts and cultural attractions.
On the 18th (Fri), sample the fine beverages at Hacienda Santa Teresa.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Jose Rafael Revenga trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Ocumare de la Costa to Jose Rafael Revenga takes 2.5 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Jose Rafael Revenga

Fun & Games · Shopping · Breweries & Distilleries
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Central Region travel guide

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Parks · Beaches · Gift & Specialty Shops