41 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
— 3 nights
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Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago
— 3 nights
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Speyside, Trinidad and Tobago
— 2 nights
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Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela
— 3 nights
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Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela
— 2 nights
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Canaima National Park, Venezuela
— 3 nights
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Orinduik, Guyana
— 2 nights
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Iwokrama Forest, Guyana
— 2 nights
Taxi to Lethem, Fly to Georgetown
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Georgetown, Guyana
— 4 nights
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Paramaribo, Suriname
— 3 nights
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Palumeu, Suriname
— 3 nights
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 4 nights
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Macapa, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago — 3 nights

Port of Spain, the country's capital, sits between the sea and a scenic green mountain range, and acts as a gateway for eclectic adventures on land and sea.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Caroni Lagoon National Park will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Fort George and Jinnah Memorial Mosque. Venture out of the city with trips to Avocat Waterfall (in Blanchisseuse), Tyrico Bay (in Maracas Bay) and Monsta Tarpon Sportfishing (in Diego Martin). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maracas Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Trinity Cathedral, and look for gifts at Cocobel.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Port of Spain trip planning site.

Newark, USA to Port of Spain is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newark to Port of Spain. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Newark in June: high temperatures in Port of Spain hover around 89°F and lows are around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Crown Point.
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Crown Point, Trinidad and Tobago — 3 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Eden's Door and Buccoo Reef. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fort King George and The Art Gallery.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Crown Point travel planner.

Fly from Port of Spain to Crown Point in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in June, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Speyside.
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Speyside, Trinidad and Tobago — 2 nights

Speyside is a village in northern Tobago within Saint John Parish. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): browse the exhibits of Hummingbird Gallery, then step off the mainland to explore Little Tobago, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on Peter Cox Wildlife Tours, then explore the galleries of Genesis Nature Park & Art Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Parlatuvier Beach.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Speyside trip tool.

Getting from Crown Point to Speyside by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Ciudad Bolivar.
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Ciudad Bolivar, Venezuela — 3 nights

Gateway to Southern Venezuela

The capital of Bolivar State, Ciudad Bolivar (previously known as Angostura) offers a cocktail of cultural and natural highlights.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto Para, admire the masterpieces at Museo de arte moderno Jesus Soto, and then admire the masterpieces at Museo de Arte Jesus Soto. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Plaza Bolivar y Catedral De Ciudad, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Paseo Orinoco, and then take an in-depth tour of Casa del Congreso de Angostura.

To plan Ciudad Bolivar vacation without wasting time, ask Klarna Trips to design an itinerary.

Drive from Speyside to Ciudad Bolivar in 18 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Speyside to Ciudad Bolivar. You will leave for Ciudad Guayana on the 24th (Sat).
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Ciudad Guayana, Venezuela — 2 nights

Located on the Orinoco River, Ciudad Guayana represents one of Venezuela's fastest-growing cities, with plenty of natural and man-made highlights on offer.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Parque Cachamay and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Virgen del Valle. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Catedral de Ciudad Guayana and then explore the activities along Orinoco River.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ciudad Guayana trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Ciudad Bolivar to Ciudad Guayana in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Canaima National Park.
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Canaima National Park, Venezuela — 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.
Visiting Sapo and Sorowapo will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salto Kama - Kama Meru and Yurani Falls.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Canaima National Park tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Ciudad Guayana to Canaima National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orinduik.
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Orinduik, Guyana — 2 nights

Orinduik is a diamond mining community in the Potaro-Siparuni region of Guyana, located at. To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Orinduik road trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Canaima National Park to Orinduik. The time zone changes from Colombia Standard Time to Guyana Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel to Iwokrama Forest.
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Iwokrama Forest, Guyana — 2 nights

One of the world's few remaining unspoiled tropical forests, Iwokrama Forest encompasses 3,700 sq km (1,400 sq mi) of lowland wilderness rainforest.
On the 1st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Iwokrama Canopy Walkway.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Iwokrama Forest road trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Orinduik to Iwokrama Forest. You will leave for Georgetown on the 3rd (Mon).
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Georgetown, Guyana — 4 nights

Garden City of the Caribbean

Guyana's capital and main urban area, Georgetown represents the starting point for many visits to the country.
St. Andrew's Kirk and Vreed-En-Hoop Mosque will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Essequibo River and Guyana National Park. There's lots more to do: browse the exhibits of Guyana National Museum, pause for some photo ops at The Non Aligned Monumnet, indulge in some personalized pampering at Healing Waters Spa, and get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Bldg.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Georgetown route planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Iwokrama Forest to Georgetown in 8.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Georgetown are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. On the 7th (Fri), you'll travel to Paramaribo.
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Paramaribo, Suriname — 3 nights

Wooden City

With the chance to visit a World Heritage-listed inner city, tours of Paramaribo remain among the most culturally enriching things tourists can do in Suriname.
Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Brownsberg Nature Park, ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace, wander the streets of Historic Inner City of Paramaribo, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Arya Dewaker Hindu Temple, and finally take in the views from Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge.

Planning Paramaribo trip won't be overwhelming when you use Klarna Trips's itinerary maker.

You can fly from Georgetown to Paramaribo in 5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Georgetown to Paramaribo due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in July, and nighttime lows around 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Palumeu.
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Palumeu, Suriname — 3 nights

Paloemeu or Palumeu is a small Amerindian village in the interior of Suriname, situated at the site where the Paloemeu River joins the Tapanahoni River. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tafelberg Nature Preserve and Mount Kasikasima.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Palumeu trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Paramaribo to Palumeu with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cayenne.
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Cayenne, French Guiana — 4 nights

The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Fort Diamant and Eglise Saint-Dominique de Roura are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Attractions like Plage des Hattes and Remire-Montjoly Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Cayenne to go to Macouria and see Jardin Botanique de Guyane, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get outside with Sentier des Salines, step off the mainland to explore Devil's Island, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de Guyane.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Cayenne holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Palumeu to Cayenne. In July, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 72°F. You'll set off for Macapa on the 17th (Mon).
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Macapa, Brazil — 3 nights

The Capital of the Middle of the World

The equator cuts right through Macapa, giving the town the playful moniker of "The Capital of the Middle of the World." The city is accessible by air and sea; it sits along the Amazon River very near where it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Parque Nacional Montanhas do Tumucumaque, then kick back and relax at Praia De Fazendinha, then examine the collection at Centro de Pesquisas Museologicas Sacaca Museum, and finally see the interesting displays at Centro de Cultura Negra. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Bioparque Municipal de Macapa and then enjoy the sand and surf at Beach Araxa.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Macapa day trip planner.

Getting from Cayenne to Macapa by car takes about 10.5 hours. In July in Macapa, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 75°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
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