32 days in Venezuela Itinerary

32 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Margarita Island
— 4 nights
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Coche Island
— 1 night
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Canaima National Park
— 5 nights
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Caracas
— 5 nights
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Merida
— 4 nights
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Maracaibo
— 1 night
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Coro
— 2 nights
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Chichiriviche
— 2 nights
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Valencia
— 2 nights
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Los Roques National Park
— 5 nights

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Margarita Island

Margarita Island ©

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 Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Playa el Yaque, 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 combination of flight and taxi. 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 · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Must see
Playa el Yaque
4.5

1
night
Coche Island

Coche Island ©
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.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Margarita Island to Coche Island. 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

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Coche Beach
4.6

5
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Canaima National Park

Canaima National Park ©
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
Highlights from your trip
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Waterfall
Salto Aponguao
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Salto Kawi
5.0

5
nights
Caracas

Caracas ©

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 Playa Caribe. Take a break from Caracas with a short trip to Jardines Ecologicos Topotepuy in Baruta, about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: walk around Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park, admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Iglesia de San Francisco, and make a trip to Mercado Municipal de Chacao.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Caracas trip planner.

You can fly from Canaima National Park to Caracas in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Canaima National Park to Caracas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Caracas

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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History Museum
Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar
4.1
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Beach
Playa Caribe
4.8

4
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Merida

Merida ©

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 Sierra Nevada. When in Merida, make a side trip to see Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Llano del Hato in Mucuchies, approximately Mucuchies away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Pico el Aguila Venezuela, get to know the resident critters at Parque Zoológico Chorros de Milla, see the interesting displays at Fundacion Museo Del Juguete Mario Calderon, and whizz through the canopy at Senderos Aereos.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Merida road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Caracas to Merida takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Caracas to Merida. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to drive to Maracaibo.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Adventure

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Laguna de Mucubaji
4.9
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Mountain
Sierra Nevada
4.8

1
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Maracaibo

Maracaibo ©

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.

Find out how to plan Maracaibo trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

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
Highlights from your trip

2
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Coro

Coro ©
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
Highlights from your trip
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Outdoor Activity
Medanos de Coro
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Museo Guadalupano
4.1

2
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Chichiriviche

Chichiriviche ©
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 · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Cayo Muerto
4.6
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National Park
Parque Nacional Morrocoy
4.7

2
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©

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

Highlights from your trip
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Outdoor Activity
La Tienda de Buceo C.A.
5.0
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Theme Park
Dunas
3.4

5
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Los Roques National Park

Los Roques National Park ©
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 Cayo De Agua. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Faro Holandes, head off the coast to Crasqui, and enjoy the sand and surf at Noronky Beach.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Roques National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Valencia to Los Roques National Park in 3.5 hours. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Cayo De Agua
4.9
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Beach
Madrisqui
4.8