44 days in Venezuela Itinerary

44 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Caracas
— 4 nights
2
Merida
— 6 nights
3
Coro
— 3 nights
4
Tucacas
— 2 nights
5
Valencia
— 3 nights
6
Margarita Island
— 9 nights
7
Coche Island
— 1 night
8
Canaima National Park
— 6 nights
9
Los Roques National Park
— 6 nights

4
nights
Caracas

Caracas ©
Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
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: head outdoors with Playa Caribe, admire the striking features of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, don't miss a visit to Centro de Arte Los Galpones, and admire the masterpieces at Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Caracas trip itinerary maker app.

Canberra, Australia to Caracas is an approximately 31-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Venezuela Time is minus 14 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Merida.

Things to do in Caracas

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Chocolates Picacho, Jardines Ecologicos Topotepuy, Playa Caribe
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional el Avila ©
Parque Nacional el Avila
Jardines Ecologicos Topotepuy ©
Jardines Ecologicos Topotepuy
Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural ©
Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural

6
nights
Merida

Merida ©
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.
Step out of Merida to go to Mucuchies and see Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Llano del Hato, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: explore the activities along Laguna de Mucubaji, meet the residents at Parque Zoológico Chorros de Milla, explore the striking landscape of Sierra Nevada, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de Merida.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Merida trip website.

Traveling by flight from Caracas to Merida takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Venezuela Time (VET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT) is minus 1 hour. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Coro.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Observatorio Astronomico Nacional de Llano del Hato
Highlights from your plan
Laguna de Mucubaji ©
Laguna de Mucubaji
Sierra Nevada ©
Sierra Nevada
Pico el Aguila Venezuela ©
Pico el Aguila Venezuela

3
nights
Coro

Coro ©
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 Museo Guadalupano, pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia San Francisco, and don't miss a visit to Cruz de San Clemente.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Coro trip planner.

You can drive from Merida to Coro in 9 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Merida to Coro due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Tucacas.

Things to do in Coro

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Plaza San Clemente ©
Plaza San Clemente
Medanos de Coro ©
Medanos de Coro
Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro ©
Casa De Las Ventanas De Hierro

2
nights
Tucacas

Tucacas ©
Known for its proximity to Morrocoy National Park, Tucacas is a town of just over 30,000 people, with an economy almost exclusively geared toward international ecotourism.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Morrocoy. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Cayo Sombrero.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tucacas planning site.

Traveling by car from Coro to Tucacas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Valencia.

Things to do in Tucacas

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Cayo Sombrero
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional Morrocoy ©
Parque Nacional Morrocoy
Cayo Sombrero ©
Cayo Sombrero

3
nights
Valencia

Valencia ©
The capital city of Carabobo State, Valencia represents one of Venezuela's main economic hubs.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Valencia: Puerto Cabello (Laguna de la Bocaina & Isla Larga). There's lots more to do: stroll around Parque Fernando Penalver, explore the world behind art at Museo de Arte Valencia, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de Naguanagua, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium de Valencia.

You can plan Valencia trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Tucacas to Valencia in 1.5 hours. September in Valencia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Valencia

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Puerto Cabello, Jardin Botanico de Naguanagua
Highlights from your plan
Parque Fernando Penalver ©
Parque Fernando Penalver
Isla Larga ©
Isla Larga
Dunas ©
Dunas

9
nights
Margarita Island

Margarita Island
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.
Step out of Margarita Island to go to Barquisimeto and see Centro Sambil Barquisimeto, which is approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa el Yaque, get outside with Playa Parguito, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle, and cool off at Parque El Agua.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Margarita Island day trip app.

Fly from Valencia to Margarita Island in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Valencia in September since evenings lows in Margarita Island dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Coche Island.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Centro Sambil Barquisimeto
Highlights from your plan
Playa el Yaque
Playa el Yaque
Playa El Agua ©
Playa El Agua
Laguna de la Restinga ©
Laguna de la Restinga

1
night
Coche Island

Coche Island ©
On the 16th (Wed), kick back and relax at Coche Beach.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Coche Island trip planning website.

You can travel from Margarita Island to Coche Island in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Coche Island can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Coche Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Coche Beach ©
Coche Beach

6
nights
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: Head underground at Kavak Cave, take in the dramatic scenery at Yurani Falls, explore the activities along Sorowapo, and take in the dramatic natural features at Salto Kawi.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Canaima National Park driving holiday app.

You can fly from Coche Island to Canaima National Park in 9.5 hours. The time zone changes from Venezuela Time (VET) to Colombia Standard Time (COT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Salto Aponguao ©
Salto Aponguao
Salto Kawi ©
Salto Kawi
Sorowapo ©
Sorowapo

6
nights
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.
Los Roques National Park is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Madrisqui, head outdoors with Noronky Beach, step off the mainland to explore Augustin, and make a trip to El Palafito.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Roques National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Canaima National Park to Los Roques National Park in 11 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Canaima National Park to Los Roques National Park is 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cayo De Agua ©
Cayo De Agua
Madrisqui ©
Madrisqui
Crasqui ©
Crasqui

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