8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

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8 days in Caribbean Itinerary

Start: Cairo, Egypt
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Juan, Puerto Rico
— 3 nights
Fly:  30​min
2
Culebra, Puerto Rico
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + taxi + Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Cairo, Egypt

3
nights
San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan ©
Founded by the Spanish in 1521, San Juan is the oldest city under U.S.
Step out of San Juan with an excursion to El Yunque Rain Forest in El Yunque National Forest--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Old San Juan, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, don't miss a visit to Plaza de la Catedral, and kick back and relax at Condado Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Juan trip planner .

Cairo, Egypt to San Juan is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time to Atlantic Standard Time is minus 6 hours. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Juan, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Culebra.

Things to do in San Juan

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

El Yunque Rain Forest
Highlights from your plan
Old San Juan ©
Old San Juan
El Yunque Rain Forest ©
El Yunque Rain Forest
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

2
nights
Culebra, Puerto Rico

Culebra ©
With much of Culebra a nature refuge, the tropical island has been protected from overdevelopment, chain hotels, and the cruise set.
On the 16th (Tue), stroll through Playa Punta Soldado Beach and then kick back and relax at Flamenco Beach. On the next day, kick back and relax at Zoni Beach, step off the mainland to explore Culebrita Island, and then enjoy the sea views from Culebrita Lighthouse.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Culebra trip builder app .

Culebra is just a short distance from San Juan. July in Culebra sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Punta Cana.

Things to do in Culebra

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Flamenco Beach ©
Flamenco Beach
Culebrita Island ©
Culebrita Island
Zoni Beach ©
Zoni Beach

2
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.
On the 18th (Thu), make a trip to Jesus Maestro Parish and then head off the coast to Saona Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Punta Cana online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Culebra to Punta Cana takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of ferry, shuttle, and flight. In July, daytime highs in Punta Cana are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Punta Cana

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Saona Island ©
Saona Island
Jesus Maestro Parish ©
Jesus Maestro Parish

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