14 days in Macapa, Cayenne & Paramaribo Itinerary

14 days in Macapa, Cayenne & Paramaribo Itinerary

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Macapa, Brazil
— 3 nights
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 5 nights
Fly
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Paramaribo, Suriname
— 5 nights
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Macapa, Brazil

The Capital of the Middle of the World

The equator cuts right through Macapa, giving the town the playful moniker of "The Capital of the Middle of the World." The city is accessible by air and sea; it sits along the Amazon River very near where it reaches the Atlantic Ocean.
Macapa is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Jardim Marco Zero, stop by Macapa Shopping, examine the collection at Museu do Desenvolvimento Sustentavel, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sao Jose de Macapa Church.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Macapa trip itinerary maker app.

Sao Paulo to Macapa is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in August: high temperatures in Macapa hover around 39°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Macapa

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors
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Cayenne, French Guiana

The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cayenne: Kourou (Les Iles du Salut, Centre d'Archeologie Amerindienne de Kourou, &more). And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoo de Guyane, head off the coast to Ilet la Mere, trek along Sentier du Rorota, and kick back and relax at Remire-Montjoly Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cayenne online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Macapa to Cayenne takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

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Ilet la Mere
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Paramaribo, Suriname

Wooden City

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.
Spend the 14th (Sat) in the pleasant surroundings of Tafelberg Nature Preserve. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Fort Zeelandia, get to know the resident critters at Paramaribo Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at Dutch reformed church, and stroll around Palmentuin.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Cayenne to Paramaribo. In August, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

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Fort Zeelandia
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