32 days in Venezuela Itinerary

32 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Margarita Island
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coche Island
— 1 night
Fly
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Canaima National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
4
Caracas
— 5 nights
Fly
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Merida
— 4 nights
Drive
6
Maracaibo
— 1 night
Drive
7
Coro
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Chichiriviche
— 2 nights
Drive
9
Valencia
— 2 nights
Fly
10
Los Roques National Park
— 5 nights
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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.
Family-friendly places like Laguna de la Restinga and Playa el Yaque will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa El Agua, cool off at Parque El Agua, observe the fascinating underwater world at Waterland, and stop by Parque Costazul.

To find out how to plan a trip to Margarita Island, use our trip itinerary maker.

Barcelona to Margarita Island is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. October in Margarita Island sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Coche Island.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Coche Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Coche Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Coche Island tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Margarita Island to Coche Island takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Coche Island can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Coche Island

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Canaima National Park

— 5 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: admire the sheer force of Salto Aponguao, contemplate the waterfront views at Sorowapo, explore the striking landscape at Salto Kawi, and Head underground at Kavak Cave.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Canaima National Park online itinerary planner.

Fly from Coche Island to Canaima National Park in 9.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Coche Island to Canaima National Park due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Caracas.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Nature · Parks

Caracas

— 5 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'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Parque Nacional el Avila and Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Caracas: Playa Caribe (in Chuspa), Jardines Ecologicos Topotepuy (in Baruta) and Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus (in Maracay). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, explore the world behind art at Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Las Mercedes, and wander the streets of Plaza Francia.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Caracas travel route builder app.

Getting from Canaima National Park to Caracas by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Canaima National Park to Caracas is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Caracas

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

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.
Kids will enjoy Laguna de Mucubaji and Pico el Aguila Venezuela. When in Merida, make a side trip to see Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Llano del Hato in Mucuchies, approximately Mucuchies away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sierra Nevada, don't miss a visit to Los Aleros, whizz through the canopy at Senderos Aereos, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de Merida.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Merida travel route website.

Getting from Caracas to Merida by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Venezuela Time (VET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Maracaibo.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure

Side Trip

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.
On the 13th (Fri), make a trip to Plaza del Rosario de Nuestra Señora de La Chiquinquirá, pause for some serene contemplation at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at Calantha Spa.

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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. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Coro.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Historic Sites · Spas

Coro

— 2 nights
The oldest city in western Venezuela, Coro was founded in 1527 and possesses a rich, varied cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Plaza San Clemente, see the interesting displays at Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro, then get outside with Medanos de Coro, and finally see the interesting displays at Museo Guadalupano. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral Basilica de Santa Ana de Coro, don't miss a visit to Casa del Sol, and then make a trip to Cruz de San Clemente.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Coro online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Maracaibo to Coro takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in November, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chichiriviche.

Things to do in Coro

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Chichiriviche

— 2 nights
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): kick back and relax at Cayo Sombrero and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Muerto. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Morrocoy.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Chichiriviche online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Coro to Chichiriviche takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Valencia.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Valencia

— 2 nights

Industrial Capital of Venezuela

The capital city of Carabobo State, Valencia represents one of Venezuela's main economic hubs.
On the 18th (Wed), admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Naguanagua, then get in on the family fun at Dunas, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Valencia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Valencia, walk around Parque Fernando Penalver, and then head outdoors with La Tienda de Buceo C.A..

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Valencia trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Chichiriviche to Valencia in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Valencia

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Los Roques National Park

— 5 nights
Indulge in a relaxing, tropical vacation in Los Roques National Park, a stunning chain of more than 300 coral islands.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Madrisqui and Crasqui. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes, step off the mainland to explore Cayo De Agua, and kick back and relax at Noronky Beach.

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Fly from Valencia to Los Roques National Park in 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.