21 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

21 days in Caribbean & South America Itinerary

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Fly to E. T. Joshua Airport, Drive to Bequia
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Bequia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines
— 1 night
Ferry to Kingstown, St Vincent, Fly to Grenada
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St. George's, Grenada
— 1 night
Fly
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Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
— 3 nights
Fly
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Georgetown, Guyana
— 1 night
Fly
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Paramaribo, Suriname
— 1 night
Drive
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 1 night
Fly
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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
— 3 nights
Fly to Foz do Iguacu, Bus to Ciudad Del Este
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Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay
— 2 nights
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Although it covers just 18 sq km (7 sq mi), Bequia is the largest of over 30 islands making up the Grenadines chain.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Port Elizabeth, get a taste of the local shopping with The Oasis Art Gallery & Gift Shop, then brush up on your military savvy at Bequia Maritime Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Princess Margaret Beach, and finally look for gifts at Sargeant Brothers Model Boat Shop. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Tours and then look for all kinds of wild species at Old Hegg Turtle Sanctuary.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bequia vacation tool.

Kochi (Cochin), India to Bequia is an approximately 38-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9.5 hours traveling from Kochi (Cochin) to Bequia. While traveling from Kochi (Cochin), expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bequia, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to St. George's.

Things to do in Bequia

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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St. George's, Grenada

The capital of the Island of Spice, St.
Make your St. George's itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Bequia to St. George's takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. March in St. George's sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. You will leave for Port of Spain on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in St. George's

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Port of Spain: Arima Dial (in Arima) and Yerette (in Maracas Bay). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Asa Wright Nature Centre, stroll around Queen's Park Savannah, pause for some photo ops at Dattatreya Temple and Hanuman Statue, and stop by Cocobel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Port of Spain trip maker tool.

Fly from St. George's to Port of Spain in 4.5 hours. March in Port of Spain sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Georgetown.

Things to do in Port of Spain

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Georgetown, Guyana

Garden City of the Caribbean

Guyana's capital and main urban area, Georgetown represents the starting point for many visits to the country.
To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Georgetown road trip planner.

Fly from Port of Spain to Georgetown in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Port of Spain in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Georgetown: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 30°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Georgetown

Historic Sites · Parks · Nightlife · Tours

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Paramaribo, Suriname

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): make a trip to Centrale Markt, then steep yourself in history at Fort Zeelandia, and then make a trip to Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard). On the next day, snap pictures at Jules Wijdenbosch Bridge, pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch reformed church, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, and finally stroll around Palmentuin.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Paramaribo journey maker website.

Fly from Georgetown to Paramaribo in 5 hours. Traveling from Georgetown to Paramaribo, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Historic Sites · Parks

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Cayenne, French Guiana

The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at Zoo de Guyane and then get curious at Kourou Space Centre (Guiana Space Centre). Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Devil's Island and then head outdoors with Sentier du Rorota.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cayenne itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Paramaribo to Cayenne with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fernando de Noronha.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

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Fernando de Noronha, Brazil

Emerald of the Atlantic

With 21 lush islands scattered among pristine waters in the Atlantic Ocean, a Fernando de Noronha holiday is well worth the effort it takes to get there.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Trilha Atalaia, kick back and relax at Atalaia Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fernado de Noronha Island, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Praia do Sueste. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Praia do Cacimba do Padre and then enjoy the sand and surf at Baia do Sancho.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Fernando de Noronha travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Cayenne to Fernando de Noronha in 28 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Cayenne to Fernando de Noronha is 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Fernando de Noronha are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rio de Janeiro.

Things to do in Fernando de Noronha

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Marvelous City

Bustling with samba music and all-night street parties, no city encapsulates the spirit of Brazil better than Rio de Janeiro.
On the 24th (Wed), make a trip to Escadaria Selaron, then kick back and relax at Copacabana Beach, then appreciate the history behind Corcovado - Christ the Redeemer, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB Rio de Janeiro, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pedra do Arpoador, then kick back and relax at Praia de Ipanema, and finally explore the activities along Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rio de Janeiro online trip itinerary builder.

Fly from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Fernando de Noronha to Rio de Janeiro is minus 1 hour. In March, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Ciudad Del Este.

Things to do in Rio de Janeiro

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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Ciudad Del Este, Paraguay

Supermarket of South America

The commercial center of eastern Paraguay, busy Ciudad Del Este serves primarily as a shopping destination for Argentines and Brazilians.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at shopping terra nova, make a trip to PRESA DE ITAIPU, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Shopping Paris. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at SAX, then get maximum retail therapy with Monalisa Paraguay, then buy something for everyone on your list at Nissei, and finally admire the sheer force of Saltos del Monday.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Ciudad Del Este trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Rio de Janeiro to Ciudad Del Este takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, Ciudad Del Este is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Ciudad Del Este

Shopping · Nature · Parks · Nightlife

Side Trip

St. Vincent and the Grenadines travel guide

4.2
Beaches · Historic Sites · Islands
Vacations in St. Vincent and the Grenadines offer eco-adventures and luxury, with the island nation catering to the tastes of mega yacht owners and backpackers alike. The main island's interior volcanic and hilly terrain has been covered in lush tropical rainforest, rich in wildlife, while the coastal areas offer beaches both popular and secluded. Taking a chartered boat tour of the islands represents one of the more popular things to do in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, with island hopping revealing uninhabited paradisal islands, unspoiled by development of any kind.

Grenada travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Historic Sites
Island of Spice
The fertile and lively island nation of Grenada allows for itineraries both adventurous and serene. The main island and six smaller ones offer unspoiled interior landscapes of lush vegetation, impressive waterfalls, and winding rivers, explorable on a number of ecotourism experiences, such as rafting, hiking, and climbing. The coastal areas provide long stretches of golden sand, backed by large and popular resorts, while the humble urban areas have become particularly well-known for their atmospheric eateries, serving local cuisine using produce from the Island of Spice. One of the main things to do in Grenada has to be marine exploration, with dive sites offshore representing some of the most abundant in the region, with impressive coral formations providing home for a schools of tropical fish.

Trinidad and Tobago travel guide

4.1
Beaches · Nature & Parks · Waterfalls
With its two landmasses offering different, but complementary Caribbean flavors, the dual island nation of Trinidad and Tobago attracts visitors looking for relaxation and adventure. Cities and bustling market towns set the pace of cosmopolitan Trinidad, by far the larger of the two Caribbean sisters. Holidays in Tobago tend to be more chilled out affairs, with island offering some of the nation's finest resorts and best kept beaches, along with a wealth of protected areas boasting diverse and abundant wildlife. Both have become famous for their Creole culture and traditions, with holidays in Trinidad and Tobago offering plenty of culinary and musical highlights, including red hot curries and spicy calypso music.

Guyana travel guide

3.5
Architectural Buildings · Gardens · Waterfalls
Land of Many Waters
A land of thick rainforest, expansive savannas, and lively Caribbean culture, Guyana is becoming more and more notable for its adventure and eco-tourism opportunities. Sightseeing in Guyana ranges from touring the colonial-era architectural gems of the historic capital, to hiking the verdant forest trails. Scenic waterfalls and mountaintops, laidback ranches, an array of tropical wildlife, and delicious Creole fusion cuisine await you on your Guyana holiday.

Suriname travel guide

3.7
Historic Sites · Churches · Parks
The smallest country in South America, Suriname features thick jungles, rushing rivers, and lively, culturally diverse places to visit. Independent since 1975, Suriname retained the Dutch language and influences, as well as the Caribbean and the culture of its indigenous tribes. A third of the country's landscape is made up of natural reserves, providing tourists the opportunity to explore lush tropical rainforests, pristine beaches, scenic rivers and waterfalls, as well as a staggering variety of animals and birds. On a trip to Suriname you shouldn't pass up a visit to its capital and only city, World Heritage-listed Paramaribo, noted for its colonial-era architecture.

French Guiana travel guide

3.5
Landmarks · Wildlife Areas · Islands
The only part of South America still governed by an overseas country, the tropical, rainforest-covered French Guiana is the second largest region of France. The department was used by France as a penal colony in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, with several islands that you can visit today used as prisons where inmates were forced to catch butterflies. On a trip to French Guiana, you can witness different ecosystems, diverse plant and animal life, as well a mix of cultures influenced by French colonization and a large immigrant population.

Brazil travel guide

4.4
Beaches · Landmarks · Specialty Museums
Land of Brazilwood
The largest country in South America and the biggest Portuguese-speaking nation in the world, Brazil remains best known for its soccer tradition and annual Carnaval. Most visitors on holiday in Brazil come for the country's outstanding beaches, music, wildlife, and diverse neighborhoods, each one boasting its own distinct character, atmosphere, and way of life. A tour of Brazil reveals a vast land of great natural and human diversity, from its sprawling rainforest wildernesses, to its busy urban centers. There are plenty of things to do in Brazil, from basking on its coastline to chasing the samba scene or catching a picturesque sunset from one of the country's lush mountaintops.

Paraguay travel guide

3.8
Landmarks · Shopping Malls · Gift & Specialty Shops
Heart of South America
Divided in half by its eponymous river, Paraguay is a land of contrasts, especially between its lush eastern region where most of the population lives and the arid west, filled with rustic villages and old Jesuit colonies. Although under Spanish rule for three centuries and with a recent history of dictatorships and wars, Paraguay retained its native Guarani culture, with more than 80 percent of population of indigenous heritage. You'll find plenty of things to do in Paraguay, from touring cosmopolitan cities and quaint Jesuit colonies, to browsing affordable arts and crafts stores and sailing on rivers that crisscross the diverse natural landscape that makes up this landlocked nation.