8 days in Venezuela Itinerary

8 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Maracaibo
— 1 day
2
Margarita Island
— 2 nights
3
Los Roques National Park
— 2 nights
4
Caracas
— 2 nights

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day
Maracaibo

Maracaibo
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Basílica de Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Chiquinquirá.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Maracaibo trip itinerary maker app.

Montgomery, USA to Maracaibo is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Montgomery to Maracaibo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Maracaibo when traveling from Montgomery in August, with lows around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Margarita Island.

Things to do in Maracaibo

Historic Sites

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Parguito and then head outdoors with Playa El Agua. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at El Farallon Isla Blanca, kick back and relax at Playa el Yaque, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Margarita Island day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Maracaibo to Margarita Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. August in Margarita Island sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 78°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Playa el Yaque
Playa el Yaque
Playa El Agua ©
Playa El Agua
Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle ©
Basilica Nuestra Senora Del Valle

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): head off the coast to Cayo Fabian and then head off the coast to Cayo De Agua. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes and then enjoy the sand and surf at Noronky Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Roques National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Margarita Island to Los Roques National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Caracas.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cayo De Agua ©
Cayo De Agua
Faro Holandes ©
Faro Holandes
Noronky Beach ©
Noronky Beach

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Caracas

Caracas ©
Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus, then admire the landmark architecture of Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas, and then get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Caracas itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Los Roques National Park to Caracas by flight takes about 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Caracas

Outdoors · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Parque Nacional el Avila ©
Parque Nacional el Avila
Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas ©
Ciudad Universitaria de Caracas

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