32 days in Venezuela Itinerary

32 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Fly to Simón Bolívar International Airport, Drive to La Colonia Tovar
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La Colonia Tovar
— 1 day
Taxi to Maiquetía, Fly to Los Roques National Park
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Los Roques National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Sotavento, Fly to Porlamar
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Margarita Island
— 5 nights
Drive
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Coche Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Maracaibo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Coro
— 3 nights
Drive
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Carora
— 1 night
Drive
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Merida
— 4 nights
Fly
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Caracas
— 7 nights
Fly to Madrid, Train to Leon

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La Colonia Tovar

— 1 day

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 27th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Cerveceria Benitz, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tovar Brewery (Cerveceria Tovar), and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin).

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the La Colonia Tovar road trip planning website.

Leon, Spain to La Colonia Tovar is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Colombia Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in La Colonia Tovar

Breweries & Distilleries · Historic Sites

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: explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes, head off the coast to Crasqui, enjoy the sand and surf at Madrisqui, and head outdoors with Cayo De Agua.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Roques National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from La Colonia Tovar to Los Roques National Park in 4 hours. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time to Venezuela Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle and Catedral Nuestra Senora. Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Laguna de la Restinga. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Playa El Agua, don't miss a visit to Castillo San Carlos de Borromeo, cool off at Parque El Agua, and explore the historical opulence of Fortín La Galera.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Margarita Island trip planner.

You can fly from Los Roques National Park to Margarita Island in 7 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Coche Island.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Coche Island

— 1 night
On the 6th (Sat), kick back and relax at Coche Beach.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Coche Island holiday planner.

Drive from Margarita Island to Coche Island in 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Coche Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Maracaibo.

Things to do in Coche Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

Maracaibo

— 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá and Museo Historico Rafael Urdaneta. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte contemporaneo Maczul, enjoy some music at Centro de Arte Lía de Bermúdez, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Metropolitana de Maracaibo de los Apóstoles San Pedro y San Pablo., and take in the spiritual surroundings of Iglesia San Francisco de Asis.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Maracaibo trip maker site.

Traveling by flight from Coche Island to Maracaibo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. April in Maracaibo sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Coro.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nightlife

Coro

— 3 nights
The oldest city in western Venezuela, Coro was founded in 1527 and possesses a rich, varied cultural heritage.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medanos de Coro and Cruz de San Clemente. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro, get outside with Cataratas de Hueque, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Francisco, and don't miss a visit to Casa del Sol.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Coro online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Maracaibo to Coro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Coro can reach 40°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Carora.

Things to do in Coro

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Carora

— 1 night
Carora is a town in Lara State, Venezuela, on the Morere River, a branch of the Tocuyo River. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Bodegas Club Pomar.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Carora day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coro to Carora takes 6 hours. In April, Carora is little chillier than Coro - with highs of 36°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Carora

Wineries
Highlights from your trip

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.
Cathedral of Mérida and Museo-Antiguedades La Loca Luz Caraballo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the activities along Laguna de Mucubaji, see the interesting displays at Fundacion Museo Del Juguete Mario Calderon, don't miss a visit to Pico el Aguila Venezuela, and browse the fresh offerings at Mercado Principal.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Merida trip itinerary app.

Getting from Carora to Merida by car takes about 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Carora to Merida. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Caracas.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Caracas

— 7 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 a sense of the local culture at Plaza Francia and Museo de Bellas Artes. Explore Caracas' surroundings by going to Canaima National Park (Sapo, Salto Kama - Kama Meru, &more) and Playa Caribe (in Chuspa). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, pause for some serene contemplation at Templo de San Constantino y Santa Elena, steep yourself in history at Panteon Nacional, and admire the masterpieces at Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Caracas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Merida to Caracas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Merida to Caracas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Caracas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.