57 days in Europe, Asia, Caribbean & South America Itinerary

57 days in Europe, Asia, Caribbean & South America Itinerary

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Brussels, Belgium
— 8 nights
2
Carcassonne, France
— 4 nights
3
Toulouse, France
— 5 nights
4
Sevastopol, Crimea
— 2 nights
5
Yalta, Crimea
— 4 nights
6
Makhachkala, Russia
— 2 nights
7
Vagharshapat, Armenia
— 1 night
8
Yekaterinburg, Russia
— 3 nights
9
Samarkand, Uzbekistan
— 3 nights
10
Karaganda, Kazakhstan
— 2 nights
11
Tashkent, Uzbekistan
— 2 nights
12
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
— 3 nights
13
Zhengzhou, China
— 2 nights
14
Luoyang, China
— 1 night
15
Blagoveshchensk, Russia
— 1 day
16
Havana, Cuba
— 3 nights
17
Santiago de Cuba, Cuba
— 2 nights
18
Caracas, Venezuela
— 3 nights
19
Banos, Ecuador
— 3 nights

8
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Brussels, Belgium

Brussels ©
The allure of the multi-cultural capital, Brussels, stems from its mix of political intrigue, artistic influence, historical significance, and a thriving social scene.
Escape the urban bustle at Minnewater Lake and Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen Nature Reserve. Your inner history buff will appreciate Grand Place and St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule). Venture out of the city with trips to Ghent (De Assels, Sint-Baafsabdij, &more), Antwerp (Cogels Osylei, Te Boelaerpark, &more) and Bruges (Huisbrouwerij De Halve Maan, Historic Centre of Brugge, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Atomium, admire the landmark architecture of Parc du Cinquantenaire, don't miss a visit to Belgian Comic Strip Center, and admire the masterpieces at Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Brussels holiday planner.

Milan, Italy to Brussels is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. When traveling from Milan in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Brussels: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Carcassonne.

Things to do in Brussels

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 9:
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Grand Place ©
Grand Place
Historic Centre of Brugge ©
Historic Centre of Brugge
Atomium ©
Atomium

4
nights
Carcassonne, France

Carcassonne ©
Best known as a fortified town, Carcassonne is a walled city that provided the inspiration for the castle in Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" and the location for many scenes in Kevin Costner's movie "Robin Hood." For a daily dose of excitement, medieval jousting tournaments are held twice per day between the two walls--while this may sound like a typical touristy show, it's actually an entertaining display of combative competition and horsemanship.
Get outdoors at Le Sidobre and Birds City (La Cite des Oiseaux). Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Cité de Carcassonne and O'Vineyards. When in Carcassonne, make a side trip to see Source du Frejo in Olargues, approximately Olargues away. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Nazaire, explore the historical opulence of Chateau Comtal, get to know the fascinating history of La Cite Medievale, and steep yourself in history at Dolmen des Fades.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Carcassonne online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Brussels to Carcassonne by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Traveling from Brussels in November, expect Carcassonne to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Toulouse.

Things to do in Carcassonne

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Le Sidobre, Source du Frejo
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Cité de Carcassonne ©
Cité de Carcassonne
O'Vineyards ©
O'Vineyards
Cathar Castles ©
Cathar Castles

5
nights
Toulouse, France

Toulouse ©
On the Garonne River, Toulouse is on the site of an ancient Roman settlement, and even today, many of the smaller streets follow their Roman counterparts, while many of the red brick buildings are built in a pseudo-Roman style.
Appreciate the collections at Grotte du Pech-Merle and Rail Modelisme Ariegeois. Get outdoors at La Foret des Singes and Le Refuge aux Etoiles. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Toulouse: Grotte des Carbonnieres (in Lacave), Gouffre de Padirac (in Padirac) and Gouffre de la Saoule (in Mauleon Barousse). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique Saint-Sernin, look for all kinds of wild species at Pays de l'Ours - ADET, and explore the fascinating underground world of Grotte de Niaux.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Toulouse trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Carcassonne to Toulouse in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sevastopol.

Things to do in Toulouse

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pays de l'Ours - ADET, La Foret des Singes, Grotte des Carbonnieres, Le Refuge aux Etoiles, Grotte de Niaux
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 18:
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Gouffre de Padirac ©
Gouffre de Padirac
Basilique Saint-Sernin ©
Basilique Saint-Sernin
Grotte de Niaux ©
Grotte de Niaux

2
nights
Sevastopol, Crimea

Sevastopol ©
Situated between Ukraine and Russia, Sevastopol represents a laid-back coastal city with impressive naval history and a desirable microclimate for vacationers.
On the 19th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at Museum of History of Balaklava, look for all kinds of wild species at Balaklava Bay, look for all kinds of wild species at Cape Fiolent, thenexamine the collection at Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35, and finally don't miss a visit to Admiral Nakhimov Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Inkerman Cave Monastery, look for all kinds of wild species at Dva Pruda Park, thentake in breathtaking views at Chernorechenskiy Canyon, and finally examine the collection at Sevastopol Crypto House-Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sevastopol trip maker tool.

Getting from Toulouse to Sevastopol by combination of flight and train takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toulouse to Sevastopol is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yalta.

Things to do in Sevastopol

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Balaklava, Chernorechye, Inkerman Cave Monastery
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 20:
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Bronebashennaya beregovaya batareya №35 ©
Cape Fiolent ©
Cape Fiolent
Inkerman Cave Monastery ©
Inkerman Cave Monastery

4
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Yalta, Crimea

Yalta ©
A popular resort town on the Crimea peninsula, Yalta reveals a striking Neo-Gothic châteaux nestled high atop a steep sea cliff.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Vorontsov Palace and Park complex and Chekhov House & Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Livadia Palace and Park Museum-Reserve and Church of Christ the Savior. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yalta: Luchyste (Valley of Ghosts & Funa Fortress), Marble Caves (in Mramorne) and Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora) (in Partenit). There's still lots to do: trek along Botkin Path, take in the awesome beauty at Ai-Petri, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of the Intercession of the Holy Virgin.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yalta itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sevastopol to Yalta takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Makhachkala.

Things to do in Yalta

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Luchyste, Vorontsov Palace and Park complex, Marble Caves, Ai-Petri, Ayu-Dag (Medved-Gora)
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 24:
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Marble Caves ©
Marble Caves
Vorontsov Palace and Park complex ©
Vorontsov Palace and Park complex
Chekhov House & Museum ©
Chekhov House & Museum

2
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Makhachkala, Russia

Makhachkala ©
Makhachkala is the capital city of the Republic of Dagestan, Russia. On the 25th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Museum of Makhachkala City History, trek along Tarki-Tau, thenadmire the masterpieces at Dagestan Museum of Fine Art, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Assumption Cathedral.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Makhachkala travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Yalta to Makhachkala takes 19 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Yalta to Makhachkala is 1 hour. November in Makhachkala sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Vagharshapat.

Things to do in Makhachkala

Museums Nature Outdoors
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Dagestan Museum of Fine Art ©
Dagestan Museum of Fine Art

1
night
Vagharshapat, Armenia

Vagharshapat ©
Vagharshapat is most populous town in the Armavir Province of Armenia, located about 18km west of the capital Yerevan, and 10km north of the closed Turkish-Armenian border. On the 27th (Fri), admire the striking features of Saint Hripsime Church, thendon't miss a visit to Shoghakat Church, thendelve into the distant past at The Churches of Echmiatsin and the Archaeological Site of Zvartnots, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Gayane Church.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Vagharshapat trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Makhachkala to Vagharshapat. Traveling from Makhachkala to Vagharshapat, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Makhachkala in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Vagharshapat, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yekaterinburg.

Things to do in Vagharshapat

Historic Sites
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Saint Gayane Church ©
Saint Gayane Church
Saint Hripsime Church ©
Saint Hripsime Church

3
nights
Yekaterinburg, Russia

Yekaterinburg ©
Located at the meeting point of two continents, Yekaterinburg serves as the cultural capital of the Urals region.
Step out of the city life by going to Natural Park Bazhovskiye Places and Rocks of Peter Gronsky. Get some historical perspective at St. Nicholas Church and Church of the Nativity. Explore Yekaterinburg's surroundings by going to Archaeological Monument Rock Tents (in Palkino) and Verkhnyaya Pyshma Historical Museum (in Verhnyaya Pyshma). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Museum of military vehicles and other machinery, UMMC, admire the masterpieces at Folk Arts Center Gamayun, and head outdoors with Talc Quarry Old Lens.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yekaterinburg travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Vagharshapat to Yekaterinburg. The time zone difference moving from Armenia Standard Time (AMT) to Yekaterinburg Standard Time (YEKT) is 1 hour. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Vagharshapat in November: highs in Yekaterinburg hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Samarkand.

Things to do in Yekaterinburg

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Verhnyaya Pyshma, Archaeological Monument Rock Tents, St. Nicholas Church, Natural Park Bazhovskiye Places
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 30:
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St. Nicholas Church ©
St. Nicholas Church

3
nights
Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Samarkand ©
Uzbekistan’s most glorious city, Samarkand, offers a fine combination of history and modern urban life.
Appreciate the collections at Regional Studies Museum and Ulugh Beg Observatory. Get some cultural insight at Shah-i-Zinda and Bibi-Khanym Mosque Bibi-Xonum. The adventure continues: make a trip to Registan, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tillya Kori Madrasah, admire the striking features of Ulugbek Madrasah, and gain insight at Sher Dor Madrasah.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Samarkand trip itinerary planning app.

Explore your travel options from Yekaterinburg to Samarkand with the Route module. When traveling from Yekaterinburg in November, plan for much warmer days in Samarkand, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Karaganda.

Things to do in Samarkand

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Shah-i-Zinda ©
Shah-i-Zinda
Gur Emir Mausoleum ©
Gur Emir Mausoleum
Registan ©
Registan

2
nights
Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Karaganda ©
Lying in the heart of Kazakhstan, Karaganda stands as the capital of its region in a vast landscape of unpopulated steppe.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): examine the collection at Karaganda Regional Museum, identify plant and animal life at Saryarka - Steppe and Lakes of Northern Kazakhstan, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Qarqaraly National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Fatima, steep yourself in history at Eternal Flame, take in the awesome beauty at Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph's Cathedral, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Building of Karaganda Regional Executive Committee, and finally see the interesting displays at Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Karaganda trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Samarkand to Karaganda by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Samarkand to Karaganda, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Samarkand in December, with highs in Karaganda at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Tashkent.

Things to do in Karaganda

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Karagandy, Bektau-Ata Mountain Area, Temirtausky City Local Lore and History Museum
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 5:
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Qarqaraly National Park ©
Qarqaraly National Park
Eternal Flame ©
Eternal Flame

2
nights
Tashkent, Uzbekistan

Tashkent ©
One of the largest and oldest cities in Central Asia, Tashkent combines layers of history and a bustling modern edge.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): browse the eclectic array of goods at Chorsu Bazaar, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kukeldash Madrasah, thenget engrossed in the history at Amir Timur Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): see the interesting displays at House Museum of Pumpkin, take an in-depth tour of Yunus Rajabi House Museum, and then explore the world behind art at O'zbekiston davlat sa'nat muzeyi.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Tashkent sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Karaganda to Tashkent takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Karaganda to Tashkent. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gurugram (Gurgaon).

Things to do in Tashkent

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Amir Timur Museum ©
Amir Timur Museum
Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art ©
Uzbekistan State Museum of Applied Art
Kukeldash Madrasah ©
Kukeldash Madrasah

3
nights
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India

Gurugram (Gurgaon) ©
Once a quiet agricultural suburb of New Delhi, Gurgaon has developed almost entirely due to investment from private companies.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Aravalli Bio Diversity Park, identify plant and animal life at Basai Wetlands, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sultanpur National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Gurugram (Gurgaon) vacation tool.

Getting from Tashkent to Gurugram (Gurgaon) by flight takes about 6 hours. The time zone difference moving from Uzbekistan Standard Time to India Standard Time is 0.5 hours. December in Gurugram (Gurgaon) sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zhengzhou.

Things to do in Gurugram (Gurgaon)

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 10:
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Aravalli Bio Diversity Park ©
Aravalli Bio Diversity Park
Basai Wetlands ©
Basai Wetlands
Sultanpur National Park ©
Sultanpur National Park

2
nights
Zhengzhou, China

Zhengzhou ©
With a population of nearly 10 million rapidly rising, Zhengzhou stands out as one of the major urban centers on the Yellow River.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Cherry Vally. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Henan Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Heron and Ostrich Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Zhengzhou road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Gurugram (Gurgaon) to Zhengzhou. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2.5 hours traveling from Gurugram (Gurgaon) to Zhengzhou. When traveling from Gurugram (Gurgaon) in December, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in Zhengzhou: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Luoyang.

Things to do in Zhengzhou

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Henan Museum ©
Henan Museum

1
night
Luoyang, China

Luoyang ©
One of the oldest imperial cities in the country, Luoyang gives access to a wealth of cultural sites protected by UNESCO for their importance to the world's cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of Qianxi Temple and then explore the fascinating underground world of Longmen Grottoes.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luoyang route planner.

You can take a train from Zhengzhou to Luoyang in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zhengzhou in December, you will find days in Luoyang are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Blagoveshchensk.

Things to do in Luoyang

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Longmen Grottoes ©
Longmen Grottoes

1
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Blagoveshchensk, Russia

Blagoveshchensk
Blagoveshchensk is a city and the administrative center of Amur Oblast, Russia, located at the confluence of the Amur and Zeya Rivers, opposite to the Chinese city of Heihe. On the 14th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Annunciation and then see the interesting displays at Amur Regional Local Lore Museum of Novikov-Daurskiy.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Blagoveshchensk trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Luoyang to Blagoveshchensk with the Route module. Traveling from Luoyang to Blagoveshchensk, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Havana.

Things to do in Blagoveshchensk

Museums Historic Sites
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3
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Get some cultural insight at Malecón of Havana and Old Havana. You'll explore and learn at Museum of the Revolution (Museo de la Revolucion) and Museu Nacional de Belas Artes de Cuba. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Fortaleza de San Carlos de la Cabana and don't miss a visit to Old Square (Plaza Vieja).

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Havana vacation builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Blagoveshchensk to Havana. Traveling from Blagoveshchensk to Havana, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Santiago de Cuba.

Things to do in Havana

Historic Sites Museums
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Old Havana ©
Old Havana
Malecón of Havana ©
Malecón of Havana
Old Square (Plaza Vieja) ©
Old Square (Plaza Vieja)

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Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

Santiago de Cuba ©
Santiago de Cuba has taken almost as much influence from Haiti and the Dominican Republic as it has from Havana, distilling a concoction of cultures to create a city with a distinct identity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Casa de Diego Velazquez, see the interesting displays at Emilio Bacardi Moreau Museum, contemplate the long history of Moncada Barracks, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Iglesia Sagrada Familia, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Faro del Morro. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Comandancia de la plata, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Cementerio Santa Ifigenia, and then take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Rene Valdes.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Santiago de Cuba trip planner.

You can fly from Havana to Santiago de Cuba in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Havana in December, Santiago de Cuba is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Caracas.

Things to do in Santiago de Cuba

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife
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Cementerio Santa Ifigenia ©
Cementerio Santa Ifigenia
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca ©
Castillo de San Pedro de la Roca
Casa de Diego Velazquez ©
Casa de Diego Velazquez

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nights
Caracas, Venezuela

Caracas ©
Tropical weather, great food, and memorable jungle surroundings seem like all the ingredients Caracas needs to become a must-see destination.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Iglesia de San Francisco and Iglesia Nuestra Senora de Las Mercedes. Museo de Bellas Artes and Hacienda La Trinidad Parque Cultural will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Parque Nacional el Avila, explore the galleries of Casa Natal & Museo Bolivar, enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Caribe, and pause for some serene contemplation at Iglesia Sagrado Corazon de Jesus.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Caracas day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Santiago de Cuba to Caracas takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Santiago de Cuba to Caracas is 1 hour. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Banos.

Things to do in Caracas

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Playa Caribe
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Parque Nacional el Avila ©
Parque Nacional el Avila
Iglesia de San Francisco ©
Iglesia de San Francisco
Museo de Bellas Artes ©
Museo de Bellas Artes

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nights
Banos, Ecuador

Banos ©
A trip to Banos, a relatively small town in the picturesque Andean highlands, ensures plenty of chances for outdoor activities like horseback riding, hiking, climbing, canyoning, and mountain biking.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Orquideario Rio Verde, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron), and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Ruta de las cascadas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): get outside with Canopy double puerta del cielo, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Las Piscinas de la Virgen, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Church of the Virgin of the Holy Water (Nuestra Senora del Agua Santa), and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Cascada el Manto de la Novia.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Banos trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Caracas to Banos takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Caracas to Banos due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Banos

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Las Piscinas de la Virgen
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
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Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron) ©
Pailon del Diablo (Devil's Cauldron)
Ruta de las cascadas ©
Ruta de las cascadas

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