50 days in Venezuela Itinerary

50 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Caracas
— 14 nights
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Los Roques National Park
— 7 nights
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Canaima National Park
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Margarita Island
— 12 nights
Ferry to Puerto la Cruz, Drive to Maracaibo
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Maracaibo
— 3 nights
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Merida
— 5 nights
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Caracas

— 14 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Playa Pantaleta, Saint Martin's Church (La Iglesia de San Martin), Hacienda La Vega, and other attractions. Get outdoors at Parque Nacional el Avila and Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural. Get a sense of the local culture at Iglesia de Santa Teresa and Iglesia La Chiquinquirá. Explore Caracas' surroundings by going to Playa Caribe (in Chuspa), Arte Murano ICET (in San Antonio de los Altos) and Jardines Ecologicos Topotepuy (in Baruta). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Parque de Recreacion Los Chorros, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Las Mercedes, and contemplate the long history of Concejo Municipal.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Caracas road trip tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Simón Bolívar International Airport. On the 15th (Fri), you'll travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Caracas

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Los Roques National Park

— 7 nights
Indulge in a relaxing, tropical vacation in Los Roques National Park, a stunning chain of more than 300 coral islands.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Scuba & Snorkeling, El Palafito, Francisqui, and other attractions. Get outdoors at Carenero Island and Augustin. Discover out-of-the-way places like Noronky Beach and Cayo Pirata. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Cayo Fabian, enjoy the sand and surf at Madrisqui, delve into the distant past at Faro Holandes, and head outdoors with Cayo De Agua.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Roques National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Caracas to Los Roques National Park takes 4 hours. On the 23rd (Sat), you're off to Canaima National Park.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Canaima National Park

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mt Roraima, Mirador El Oso, Salto Aponguao, and other attractions you added. Take a break from the city and head to Kavak Cave and Yurani Falls. Explore hidden gems such as Salto Kama - Kama Meru and Salto Kawi. It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Sorowapo.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Canaima National Park road trip planning site.

You can fly from Los Roques National Park to Canaima National Park in 11.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Roques National Park to Canaima National Park is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Canaima National Park

Nature · Parks

Margarita Island

— 12 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 day by day itinerary now includes Paradise Beach, Boat Tours & Water Sports, Hacienda El Tanque, and other attractions you added. Get a sense of the local culture at Castillo de Santa Rosa and Museo Marino de Margarita. Step off the beaten path and head to Guacuco Beach and Playa Puerto Cruz. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Parque Nacional Laguna de La Restinga, kick back and relax at Playa el Yaque, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and head outdoors with Playa Zaragoza.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Margarita Island trip maker.

You can ride a ferry from Canaima National Park to Margarita Island in 16.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of ferry and car. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time (COT) to Venezuela Time (VET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 77°F. You'll set off for Maracaibo on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Laguna De Sinamaica, Casa de la Capitulacion, Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá, and other attractions you added. Barrio y Templo Santa Lucia and Catedral Metropolitana de Maracaibo de los Apóstoles San Pedro y San Pablo. will appeal to history buffs. Step off the beaten path and head to Iglesia de Santa Barbara and Paseo del Lago 3.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Maracaibo road trip website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and car from Margarita Island to Maracaibo takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Maracaibo can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Merida.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Theme Parks

Merida

— 5 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Laguna de Mucubaji, Museo-Antiguedades La Loca Luz Caraballo, Pico el Aguila Venezuela, and other attractions you added. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Stone Chapel and Fundacion Museo Del Juguete Mario Calderon. Explore hidden gems such as Jardin Botanico de Merida and Los Aleros. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Sierra Nevada and get in on the family fun at La Venezuela de Antier.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Merida online trip planner.

You can take a bus from Maracaibo to Merida in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Maracaibo to Merida. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Merida

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

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.