15 days in Suriname & Guyana Itinerary

15 days in Suriname & Guyana Itinerary

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15 days in Suriname & Guyana Itinerary

Start: Boston, United States
Fly + Drive:  18​h
1
Paramaribo, Suriname
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Saramacca District, Suriname
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Potaro-Siparuni, Guyana
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Georgetown, Guyana
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Boston, United States


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5
nights
Paramaribo, Suriname

Paramaribo ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Paramaribo side-trips: Reynsdorp (Warappa Kreek & Museum Bakkie) and Fort Nieuw Amsterdam (in Nieuw Amsterdam). There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Zeelandia, ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace, walk around Brownsberg Nature Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Commewijne River.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paramaribo online sightseeing planner .

Boston, USA to Paramaribo is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Boston to Paramaribo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in December, expect Paramaribo to be warmer, temps between 87°F and 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Saramacca District.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Commewijne District
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Saint Peter and Paul Basilica ©
Saint Peter and Paul Basilica
Fort Zeelandia ©
Fort Zeelandia
Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard) ©
Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard)

1
night
Saramacca District, Suriname

Saramacca District ©
Saramacca is a district of Suriname, in the north. On the 15th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Tafelberg Nature Preserve.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saramacca District online trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Paramaribo to Saramacca District. In December, daily temperatures in Saramacca District can reach 87°F, while at night they dip to 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Potaro-Siparuni.

Things to do in Saramacca District

Parks Wildlife
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Tafelberg Nature Preserve ©
Tafelberg Nature Preserve

1
night
Potaro-Siparuni, Guyana

Potaro-Siparuni ©
Potaro-Siparuni takes some effort to reach, but those who make the trip encounter a region blessed with outstanding natural beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kaieteur Falls. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Iwokrama Canopy Walkway.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Potaro-Siparuni online driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Saramacca District to Potaro-Siparuni. The time zone difference when traveling from Saramacca District to Potaro-Siparuni is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Georgetown.

Things to do in Potaro-Siparuni

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Iwokrama Canopy Walkway
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Kaieteur Falls ©
Kaieteur Falls
Iwokrama Canopy Walkway ©
Iwokrama Canopy Walkway

5
nights
Georgetown, Guyana

Georgetown ©
Guyana's capital and main urban area, Georgetown represents the starting point for many visits to the country.
Georgetown is known for historic sites, parks, zoos & aquariums, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George's Cathedral, browse the eclectic array of goods at Stabroek Market, ponder the world of politics at Parliament Bldg, and admire the natural beauty at Guyana Botanical Gardens.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Georgetown online trip itinerary builder .

Explore your travel options from Potaro-Siparuni to Georgetown with the Route module. In December in Georgetown, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Georgetown

Parks Wineries Fun & Games
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St. George's Cathedral ©
St. George's Cathedral
Demerara Harbour Bridge ©
Demerara Harbour Bridge
Pandama Retreat & Winery ©
Pandama Retreat & Winery

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