30 days in Macapa, Cayenne & Paramaribo Itinerary

30 days in Macapa, Cayenne & Paramaribo Itinerary

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Macapa, Brazil
— 6 nights
Drive
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Cayenne, French Guiana
— 11 nights
Fly
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Paramaribo, Suriname
— 12 nights

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Macapa, Brazil

— 6 nights

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.
Spend the 6th (Mon) exploring nature at Parque Nacional Montanhas do Tumucumaque. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Jardim Marco Zero, look for gifts at Macapa Shopping, walk around Praca Floriano Peixoto, and see the interesting displays at Museu do Desenvolvimento Sustentavel.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Macapa vacation maker website.

In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cayenne.

Things to do in Macapa

Parks · Museums · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cayenne, French Guiana

— 11 nights
The capital of French Guiana, Cayenne sits at the mouth of the Cayenne River on the department's Atlantic coast.
Explore Cayenne's surroundings by going to Montsinery-Tonnegrande (Bois de Rose Garden & Le bagne des Annamites), Roura (Eglise Saint-Dominique de Roura, Cacao Village, &more) and Kourou (Les Iles du Salut, La Montagne des Singes, &more). There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo de Guyane, take a stroll through Place des Palmistes, head off the coast to Ilet la Mere, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Botanique de Guyane.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cayenne itinerary app.

You can drive from Macapa to Cayenne in 10.5 hours. Another option is to fly. In September in Cayenne, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Paramaribo.

Things to do in Cayenne

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paramaribo, Suriname

— 12 nights

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Paramaribo: Fort Nieuw Amsterdam (in Nieuw Amsterdam), Peperpot Nature Park (in Meerzorg) and Reynsdorp (Museum Bakkie & Warappa Kreek). Spend the 22nd (Wed) in the pleasant surroundings of Tafelberg Nature Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Fort Zeelandia, make a trip to Waterkant (Riverside Boulevard), ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Basilica.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Paramaribo trip maker site.

Explore your travel options from Cayenne to Paramaribo with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks · Wildlife · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips