7 days in Jamaica Itinerary

7 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly + Bus:  26 h
1
Montego Bay
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
2
Ocho Rios
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Kingston
— 1 night
Fly:  28 h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Montego Bay

Montego Bay ©
The second largest city in Jamaica, Montego Bay boasts an international airport and a major cruise-line terminal, so it regularly receives a big influx of visitors to the island.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Rose Hall Great House, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Doctor's Cave Beach. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the galleries of Greenwood Great House.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Montego Bay sightseeing app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Montego Bay is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Johannesburg to Montego Bay. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, Montego Bay is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Rocklands Bird Sanctuary
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Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach

1
night
Ocho Rios

Ocho Rios ©
A trip to Ocho Rios, the tourist hub of Saint Ann Parish, offers travelers a staggering amount of activities and cultural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bamboo Beach Club.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Ocho Rios attractions planner.

Traveling by bus from Montego Bay to Ocho Rios takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Ocho Rios, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park

1
night
Kingston

Kingston ©
The country's capital, Kingston offers all the excitement of a lively and storied city, while also housing the services and facilities travelers need to get around and see the rest of the island.
On the 5th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Bob Marley Museum and then look for gifts at Reve Jewellery & Accessories.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Kingston travel route planner.

Drive from Ocho Rios to Kingston in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Kingston sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kingston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Bob Marley Museum ©
Bob Marley Museum
Reve Jewellery & Accessories ©
Reve Jewellery & Accessories

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