13 days in Caribbean, Turks and Caicos & Bahamas Itinerary

13 days in Caribbean, Turks and Caicos & Bahamas Itinerary

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13 days in Caribbean, Turks and Caicos & Bahamas Itinerary

Start: Austin, United States
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 3 nights
shuttle + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Havana, Cuba
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Nassau, Bahamas
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

3
nights
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Punta Cana ©
In an area boasting beaches that face both the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, vacations in Punta Cana have been popular with tourists since the early 1970s.
Visiting Bavaro Beach and Macao Beach will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, play a few rounds at Punta Espada Golf Course, and stop by La Perla Dominicana.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Punta Cana tour builder .

Austin, USA to Punta Cana is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Austin to Punta Cana. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Austin in January: highs in Punta Cana hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Providenciales.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Bavaro Beach ©
Bavaro Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Macao Beach ©
Macao Beach

3
nights
Providenciales, Turks and Caicos

Providenciales ©
The most commercialized part of the Turks and Caicos, Providenciales remains the islands' tourism heaven, boasting many resorts, hotel chains, and condominiums.
Step out of the city life by going to Grace Bay Beach and Smith's Reef. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Taylor Bay Beach, stop by West Indie, take a memorable tour with Tours, and explore the galleries of Orion Creations handmade in T.C.I located at Serene By Mel.

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Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Punta Cana to Providenciales takes 3 hours. Traveling from Punta Cana to Providenciales, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January in Providenciales, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Providenciales

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Smith's Reef
Highlights from your plan
Grace Bay Beach ©
Grace Bay Beach
Shark Diving
Smith's Reef
Smith's Reef

4
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Playa Paraiso and Sirena Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Playa Mal Tiempo and Sea Turtle Hatchery. When in Havana, make a side trip to see El Torreon Nursery in Cayo Largo, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Malecón of Havana, get to know the fascinating history of Old Havana, and wander the streets of Iglesias de San Francisco de Paula.

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You can fly from Providenciales to Havana in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Providenciales in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 19°C in Havana. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nassau.

Things to do in Havana

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Cayo Largo
Highlights from your plan
Playa Paraiso ©
Playa Paraiso
Sirena Beach ©
Sirena Beach
Sea Turtle Hatchery ©
Sea Turtle Hatchery

1
night
Nassau, Bahamas

Nassau ©
On a trip to Nassau you can immerse yourself in a dynamic city atmosphere or spend your days lazing on the soft golden sands.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll through Cable Beach, get engrossed in the history at Pirates of Nassau Museum, then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and finally look for gifts at Tag Heuer Boutique.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Nassau trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Havana to Nassau takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nassau

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cable Beach ©
Cable Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Pirates of Nassau Museum ©
Pirates of Nassau Museum

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