15 days in Venezuela Itinerary

15 days in Venezuela Itinerary

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15 days in Venezuela Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Margarita Island
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  3 h
2
Chichiriviche
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h 15 min
3
Los Roques National Park
— 3 nights
+5
Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus + Foot + Bus:  7 h 30 min
4
Merida
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Foot:  5 h 15 min
5
Caracas
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 45 min
End: Newark

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Museo Marino de Margarita and Scuba & Snorkeling. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Playa El Agua, head outdoors with Playa el Yaque, tee off at Hesperia Isla Margarita Golf Course, and explore the striking landscape at El Farallon Isla Blanca.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Margarita Island online trip itinerary planner .

Newark, USA to Margarita Island is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Venezuela Time (VET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newark in March, expect Margarita Island to be much warmer, temps between 90°F and 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Chichiriviche.

Things to do in Margarita Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Playa el Yaque
Playa el Yaque
Museo Marino de Margarita ©
Museo Marino de Margarita
Playa El Agua ©
Playa El Agua

2
nights
Chichiriviche

Chichiriviche ©
On the 17th (Thu), head outdoors with Cayo Muerto and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cayo Sal. On your second day here, head outdoors with Cayo Varadero and then get outside with Cayo Sombrero.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Chichiriviche road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Margarita Island to Chichiriviche takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Roques National Park.

Things to do in Chichiriviche

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cayo Varadero
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Cayo Sombrero ©
Cayo Sombrero
Cayo Sal ©
Cayo Sal
Cayo Muerto ©
Cayo Muerto

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Carenero Island and El Palafito. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Noronky Beach, explore the ancient world of Faro Holandes, and step off the mainland to explore Cayo De Agua.

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

Getting from Chichiriviche to Los Roques National Park by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Merida.

Things to do in Los Roques National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Cayo De Agua ©
Cayo De Agua
Carenero Island ©
Carenero Island
Noronky Beach ©
Noronky Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Stone Chapel, take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanico de Merida, and then find something for the whole family at La Venezuela de Antier. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Pueblito Suenos Del Abuelo and then look for all kinds of wild species at Paramo la Culata.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Merida journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Los Roques National Park to Merida takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Venezuela Time (VET) to Colombia Time (COT) is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Caracas.

Things to do in Merida

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks
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Jardin Botanico de Merida ©
Jardin Botanico de Merida
Paramo la Culata ©
Paramo la Culata
La Venezuela de Antier ©
La Venezuela de Antier

3
nights
Caracas

Caracas ©
Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
On the 24th (Thu), get to know the resident critters at Expanzoo and then get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Panteon Nacional, then make a trip to Mercado Municipal de Chacao, and then walk around Generalísimo Francisco de Miranda Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Caracas route planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Merida to Caracas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Merida to Caracas, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Caracas

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Parque Nacional el Avila ©
Parque Nacional el Avila
Expanzoo ©
Expanzoo
Mercado Municipal de Chacao ©
Mercado Municipal de Chacao

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