38 days in Venezuela Itinerary

38 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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San Cristobal
— 1 day
Drive
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Merida
— 3 nights
Fly to Caracas, Bus to Valencia
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Valencia
— 1 night
Fly
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Lecheria
— 1 night
Fly
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Margarita Island
— 4 nights
Drive
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Coche Island
— 2 nights
Fly
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Los Roques National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
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Caracas
— 4 nights
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Canaima National Park
— 6 nights
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Coro
— 4 nights
Drive
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Chichiriviche
— 2 nights
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Maracaibo
— 3 nights
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San Cristobal

— 1 day
Located on the Pan-American Highway, San Cristobal lies tucked in a mountainous region and serves as the capital of the state of Tachira.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica de Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion and then explore and take pictures at Peribeca.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Cristobal journey maker site.

Seoul, South Korea to San Cristobal is an approximately 39-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Korean Standard Time to Venezuela Time is minus 13 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Merida.

Things to do in San Cristobal

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Merida

— 3 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 sightseeing, nature, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Laguna de Mucubaji, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Botanico de Merida, pick up some local products at Mercado Principal, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sierra Nevada.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Merida online attractions planner.

Traveling by car from San Cristobal to Merida takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Cristobal to Merida due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Valencia.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Valencia

— 1 night

Industrial Capital of Venezuela

The capital city of Carabobo State, Valencia represents one of Venezuela's main economic hubs.
On the 16th (Tue), find something for the whole family at Dunas and then stroll around Parque Fernando Penalver.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Valencia trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Merida to Valencia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time to Venezuela Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November in Valencia, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Lecheria.

Things to do in Valencia

Theme Parks · Parks

Lecheria

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get outside with El Morro and then delve into the distant past at Casa Fuerte.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Lecheria attractions website.

You can fly from Valencia to Lecheria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November in Lecheria, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Lecheria

Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side 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 18th (Thu) exploring nature at Laguna de la Restinga. There's lots more to do: stroll through Playa El Agua, admire all the interesting features of Castillo San Carlos de Borromeo, get a taste of the local shopping with Parque Costazul, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Margarita Island road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Lecheria to Margarita Island takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In November, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Coche Island.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Coche Island

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): kick back and relax at Coche Beach.

Planning Coche Island trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Margarita Island to Coche Island takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Coche Island can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You will leave for Los Roques National Park on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Coche Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

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 beaches, nature, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Madrisqui, step off the mainland to explore Augustin, explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes, and kick back and relax at Noronky Beach.

For ratings and other tourist information, use the Los Roques National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Coche Island to Los Roques National Park in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Caracas.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

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.
Caracas is known for sightseeing, museums, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila, explore the galleries of Museo de Bellas Artes, explore and take pictures at Paseo de Los Proceres, and walk around Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Caracas trip builder app.

Getting from Los Roques National Park to Caracas by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can fly to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Caracas

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Canaima National Park

— 6 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 and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Kama - Kama Meru, explore the striking landscape at Salto Kawi, contemplate the waterfront views at Sorowapo, and Head underground at Kavak Cave.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Canaima National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Caracas to Canaima National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Caracas to Canaima National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 7th (Tue), you're off to Coro.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Parks · Nature

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Medanos de Coro, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Plaza San Clemente, admire all the interesting features of Cruz de San Clemente, and explore the galleries of Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Coro day trip website.

Fly from Canaima National Park to Coro in 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Canaima National Park to Coro. In December, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chichiriviche.

Things to do in Coro

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Chichiriviche

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Morrocoy. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Sombrero.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chichiriviche trip planner.

Drive from Coro to Chichiriviche in 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Maracaibo.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side 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.
Maracaibo is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: pause for some serene contemplation at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, take in the views from Puente Gral Rafael Urdaneta, explore and take pictures at Plaza del Rosario de Nuestra Señora de La Chiquinquirá, and walk around La vereda del lago Maracaibo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Maracaibo road trip planner.

Getting from Chichiriviche to Maracaibo by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Historic Sites · Parks

Venezuela travel guide

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Beaches · Tourist Spots · Shopping
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.