22 days in Venezuela Itinerary

22 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Fly to Cucuta, Drive to San Antonio del Táchira, Bus to Merida
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Merida
— 2 nights
Fly
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Caracas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Coche Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Canaima National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Ciudad Guayana
— 1 night
Fly
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Margarita Island
— 4 nights
Fly to Caracas, Fly to Los Roques National Park
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Los Roques National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Tucacas
— 1 night
Drive
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Coro
— 1 night
Drive
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Maracaibo
— 1 night
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Merida

— 2 nights

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.
On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Fundacion Museo Del Juguete Mario Calderon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Mérida and then contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Mucubaji.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Merida trip itinerary planning app.

Bogota, Colombia to Merida is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight, car, and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Caracas.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Las Mercedes, then get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila, and then take a stroll through Plaza Francia. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, look for gifts at La Praline Chocolatier, and then admire the masterpieces at Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Caracas sightseeing planning site.

Getting from Merida to Caracas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Merida to Caracas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Coche Island.

Things to do in Caracas

Shopping · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Museums

Coche Island

— 1 night
On the 11th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Coche Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Coche Island itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Caracas to Coche Island in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February in Coche Island, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Coche Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Canaima National Park

— 4 nights
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: take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Aponguao, contemplate the waterfront views at Sorowapo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Salto Kawi.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Canaima National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Coche Island to Canaima National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Coche Island to Canaima National Park is minus 1 hour. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ciudad Guayana.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Parks · Nature

Ciudad Guayana

— 1 night
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.
On the 16th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of La Llovizna Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ciudad Guayana travel route planning website.

Explore your travel options from Canaima National Park to Ciudad Guayana with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Ciudad Guayana

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Margarita Island

— 4 nights

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 17th (Wed) exploring nature at Laguna de la Restinga. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Playa El Agua, make a splash at Parque El Agua, look for gifts at Sambil Margarita, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Margarita Island trip planner.

Fly from Ciudad Guayana to Margarita Island in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Ciudad Guayana to Margarita Island, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in Margarita Island can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Los Roques National Park

— 4 nights
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: kick back and relax at Madrisqui, head off the coast to Cayo Fabian, get outside with Noronky Beach, and explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Roques National Park road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Margarita Island to Los Roques National Park takes 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Tucacas.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Tucacas

— 1 night
Known for its proximity to Morrocoy National Park, Tucacas is a town of just over 30,000 people, with an economy almost exclusively geared toward international ecotourism.
On the 25th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Morrocoy.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tucacas trip planner.

You can fly from Los Roques National Park to Tucacas in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Coro.

Things to do in Tucacas

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Coro

— 1 night
The oldest city in western Venezuela, Coro was founded in 1527 and possesses a rich, varied cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): examine the collection at Museo Guadalupano, then head outdoors with Medanos de Coro, then examine the collection at Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plaza San Clemente.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Coro tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tucacas to Coro takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Maracaibo.

Things to do in Coro

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Maracaibo

— 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Calantha Spa, then stroll around La vereda del lago Maracaibo, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Maracaibo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Coro to Maracaibo by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Parks · Historic Sites · Spas

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.