55 days in Haiti Itinerary

55 days in Haiti Itinerary

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Fly to Cap Haitien International Airport, Drive to Cap-Haitien
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Cap-Haitien
— 8 nights
Drive
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Hinche
— 6 nights
Drive
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Montrouis
— 8 nights
Drive
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Petit Goave
— 7 nights
Drive
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Port-a-Piment
— 8 nights
Drive
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Jacmel
— 8 nights
Drive
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Port-au-Prince
— 8 nights
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Cap-Haitien

— 8 nights

Cap

Haiti's second city, Cap-Haitien offers an atmosphere at odds with what you'll find in the capital.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cap-Haitien: A Paradise Cove Escape and Haitian Village Experience (in Labadee) and Milot (Cathedrale de Milot, Citadelle Laferrière, &more). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Cap Haitien, appreciate the history behind Heros de Vertieres, and steep yourself in history at National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cap-Haitien itinerary planner.

Kaunas, Lithuania to Cap-Haitien is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kaunas to Cap-Haitien, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Kaunas in December: high temperatures in Cap-Haitien hover around 32°C and lows are around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Hinche.

Things to do in Cap-Haitien

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Hinche

— 6 nights
Hinche is a commune in the Centre department Haiti. Hinche is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Bassin Zim.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Hinche trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Cap-Haitien to Hinche in 3 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Montrouis.

Things to do in Hinche

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Montrouis

— 8 nights
Montrouis is a coastal communal section in Haiti, located in the department of Artibonite, south of Saint-Marc. Montrouis is known for adventure, museums, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Museum Ogier-Fombrun and head outdoors with Kay Piat.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Montrouis road trip planning tool.

Drive from Hinche to Montrouis in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Hinche in December, expect nights in Montrouis to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 37°C. On the 30th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Petit Goave.

Things to do in Montrouis

Outdoors · Museums
Highlights from your trip

Petit Goave

— 7 nights
Petit-Goâve is a coastal commune in the Léogâne Arrondissement in the Ouest department of Haiti. Get out of town with these interesting Petit Goave side-trips: Fort des Oliviers (in Saint-Louis-du-Sud) and Fort des Anglais (in Zanglais). It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Kokoye Beach.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Petit Goave vacation planner.

Getting from Montrouis to Petit Goave by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Petit Goave are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Port-a-Piment.

Things to do in Petit Goave

Historic Sites · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Port-a-Piment

— 8 nights
Port-à-Piment is a commune in the Côteaux Arrondissement, in the Sud department of Haiti. Port-a-Piment is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Grotte Marie Jeanne and make a trip to 500 marches Medaille Miraculeuse.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Port-a-Piment trip tool.

Traveling by car from Petit Goave to Port-a-Piment takes 4 hours. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Thu) before leaving for Jacmel.

Things to do in Port-a-Piment

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Jacmel

— 8 nights
Sitting sheltered from the elements in a wide bay, Jacmel has gained a reputation as a welcoming and peaceful coastal town.
Jacmel is known for nature, beaches, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Bassin Bleu, admire the masterpieces at Jacmel Arts Center, stroll through Jacmel Beach, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche de Fer.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Jacmel trip site.

You can drive from Port-a-Piment to Jacmel in 5.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Jacmel can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Port-au-Prince.

Things to do in Jacmel

Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Nature

Port-au-Prince

— 8 nights
Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti, gives most visitors their first taste of the country, along with all of its rugged and lively charm.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Port-au-Prince: Place Saint-Pierre (in Petionville), Rosie's Boutique (in Cabaret) and Fort Jacques (in Kenscoff). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, take in nature's colorful creations at Parc de Martissant, make a trip to Champ de Mars, and delve into the mystery of Atis rezistans.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Port-au-Prince vacation tool.

You can drive from Jacmel to Port-au-Prince in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January in Port-au-Prince, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Port-au-Prince

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Haiti travel guide

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Historic Walking Areas · Historic Sites · Zipline
The culture of Haiti has always been the reason for people to visit, and it will be the reason people visit in larger and larger numbers as the nation heals from the devastating effects of the 2010 earthquake. The interesting tale of colonialism, revolution, and political struggle has left Haiti with a wealth of historical sites and cultural influences. Sightseeing in Haiti offers perspectives on the many stages in the country's history, with colonial forts standing in ruins and monuments memorializing the revolution. The music, the art, the folklore, and the cuisine of Haiti all deserve to be explored in person.