31 days in Venezuela Itinerary

31 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Choroni
— 1 day
Drive
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Caracas
— 4 nights
Fly
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Merida
— 4 nights
Bus to Caracas - Terminal La Bandera, Fly to Los Roques National Park
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Los Roques National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Canaima National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Coche Island
— 1 day
Drive
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Margarita Island
— 5 nights
Fly to Caracas, Drive to Chichiriviche
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Chichiriviche
— 2 nights
Drive
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Coro
— 4 nights
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Choroni

— 1 day
A coastal town in an impressive natural setting, Choroni offers a relaxing beachside stay.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Uricao.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Choroni trip planner.

Valencia to Choroni is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference moving from Venezuela Time (VET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to drive to Caracas.

Things to do in Choroni

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Caracas

— 4 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Caracas side-trips: Playa Punta La Cruz (in Puerto La Cruz) and Playa Caribe (in Chuspa). Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila, admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, make a trip to Paseo de Los Proceres, and explore the world behind art at Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Caracas road trip planning app.

You can drive from Choroni to Caracas in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Caracas

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Merida

— 4 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.
Merida is known for nature, shopping, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Mucubaji, browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Principal, examine the collection at Museo Mariano Picon Salas, and make a trip to Los Aleros.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Merida sightseeing planning site.

Fly from Caracas to Merida in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Venezuela Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

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: step off the mainland to explore Crasqui, don't miss a visit to El Palafito, enjoy the sand and surf at Noronky Beach, and get outside with Cayo De Agua.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Roques National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Merida to Los Roques National Park takes 15 hours. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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: explore the fascinating underground world of Kavak Cave, enjoy breathtaking views from Mirador El Oso, explore the striking landscape at Salto Kawi, and take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Aponguao.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Canaima National Park planning site.

You can fly from Los Roques National Park to Canaima National Park in 11.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Los Roques National Park to Canaima National Park due to the time zone difference. You'll set off for Coche Island on the 18th (Thu).

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Parks · Nature

Coche Island

— 1 day
On the 19th (Fri), kick back and relax at Coche Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Coche Island travel planner.

Fly from Canaima National Park to Coche Island in 9.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Canaima National Park to Coche Island. In April, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Coche Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Margarita Island

— 5 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 22nd (Mon) exploring nature at Laguna de la Restinga. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Playa El Agua, make a splash at Parque El Agua, kick back and relax at Playa Pampatar, and step into the grandiose world of Fortín La Galera.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Margarita Island journey builder tool.

Traveling by car from Coche Island to Margarita Island takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in April, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Chichiriviche.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Chichiriviche

— 2 nights
On the 25th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Muerto and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Sal. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Cayo Sombrero.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Chichiriviche trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Margarita Island to Chichiriviche in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coro.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Coro

— 4 nights
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, examine the collection at Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro, make a trip to Cruz de San Clemente, and pause for some serene contemplation at Catedral Basilica de Santa Ana de Coro.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Coro trip tool.

You can drive from Chichiriviche to Coro in 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Coro can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Coro

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

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.