8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

8 days in Jamaica Itinerary

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Start: Vancouver
Fly + Taxi:  12 h 30 min
1
Saint Elizabeth Parish
— 1 day
Drive + Bus:  2 h 15 min
2
Ocho Rios
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Montego Bay
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: Vancouver

1
day
Saint Elizabeth Parish

Saint Elizabeth Parish ©
Ecotourism and beach break activities dominate most Saint Elizabeth Parish itineraries, as this wild and relatively undeveloped region offers a wealth of natural environments.
On the 28th (Sat), admire the sheer force of YS Falls and then take in the exciting artwork at The Mud Palace Gallery.

Make your Saint Elizabeth Parish itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Vancouver, Canada to Saint Elizabeth Parish is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Vancouver to Saint Elizabeth Parish due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Vancouver in December; daily highs in Saint Elizabeth Parish reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Ocho Rios.

Things to do in Saint Elizabeth Parish

Nature Parks Museums
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YS Falls ©
YS Falls
The Mud Palace Gallery ©
The Mud Palace Gallery

2
nights
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 29th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Dunn's River Falls and Park, then stroll around Konoko Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Blue Hole, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Jewels & Time Duty Free Jewelers, then take in the natural beauty of Firewater Mineral Healing Spring, then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Ocho Rios trip planning site.

You can do a combination of car and bus from Saint Elizabeth Parish to Ocho Rios in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Ocho Rios can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Montego Bay.

Things to do in Ocho Rios

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Firewater Mineral Healing Spring
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Dunn's River Falls and Park ©
Dunn's River Falls and Park
Horseback Riding Tours
Swim with Dolphins

4
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 Montego Bay with an excursion to Mayfield Falls Jamaica (Original) in Pennycooke--about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Rose Hall Great House, don't miss a visit to Hip Strip, stop by Cinnamon Hill Golf Course, and get engrossed in the history at Greenwood Great House.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Montego Bay driving holiday planner.

Traveling by bus from Ocho Rios to Montego Bay takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Montego Bay sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C at night. On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Montego Bay

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mayfield Falls Jamaica (Original)
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Rose Hall Great House ©
Rose Hall Great House
Doctor's Cave Beach ©
Doctor's Cave Beach
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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