7 days in Jamaica Itinerary

7 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  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
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  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.
Step out of the city life by going to Seven Mile Beach and Doctor's Cave Beach. Go for a jaunt from Montego Bay to Pennycooke to see Mayfield Falls Jamaica (Original) about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tee off at White Witch Golf Course, stroll through Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, and steep yourself in history at Rose Hall Great House.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Montego Bay travel itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Montego Bay is an approximately 26- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Johannesburg to Montego Bay, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Montego Bay, with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mayfield Falls Jamaica (Original), Rocklands Bird Sanctuary, Seven Mile Beach
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White Witch Golf Course ©
White Witch Golf Course
Seven Mile Beach ©
Seven Mile Beach
Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House

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.
On the 6th (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Dunn's River Falls and Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, then take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Hole, and finally take an in-depth tour of Coyaba River Garden and Museum.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, read Ocho Rios route maker.

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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can drive to Kingston.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Nature Museums
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church ©
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Bob Marley Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Kingston trip website.

Traveling by car from Ocho Rios to Kingston takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in December, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kingston

Historic Sites Museums
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Bob Marley Museum ©
Bob Marley Museum

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