16 days in Haiti Itinerary

16 days in Haiti Itinerary

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16 days in Haiti Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  15​h
1
Cap-Haitien
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Les Cayes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Jacmel
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Petionville
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h
End: Boston

2
nights
Cap-Haitien

Cap-Haitien ©
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: Milot (Cathedrale de Milot & Sans Souci Palace). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Citadelle Laferrière, pause for some photo ops at Heros de Vertieres, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre Dame de Cap Haitien.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cap-Haitien trip maker website .

Boston, USA to Cap-Haitien is an approximately 15-hour flight. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Boston in December: high temperatures in Cap-Haitien hover around 81°F and lows are around 75°F. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel to Les Cayes.

Things to do in Cap-Haitien

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Milot, National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers
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Citadelle Laferrière ©
Citadelle Laferrière
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Cap Haitien ©
Sans Souci Palace ©
Sans Souci Palace

1
night
Les Cayes

Les Cayes ©
Les Cayes, often referred to as Aux Cayes, is a commune and seaport in the Les Cayes Arrondissement, in the Sud department of Haiti, with a population of 71,236. On the 26th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Gelee Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Les Cayes day trip website .

You can drive from Cap-Haitien to Les Cayes in 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Jacmel.

Things to do in Les Cayes

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Gelee Beach ©
Gelee Beach

4
nights
Jacmel

Jacmel ©
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, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Bassin Bleu, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche de Fer, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jacmel Beach, and explore the world behind art at Jacmel Arts Center.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Jacmel trip planner .

Traveling by car from Les Cayes to Jacmel takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 89°F in December, and nighttime lows around 75°F. You will leave for Petionville on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Jacmel

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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Bassin Bleu ©
Bassin Bleu
Jacmel Beach ©
Jacmel Beach
Jacmel Arts Center ©
Jacmel Arts Center

6
nights
Petionville

Petionville ©
Pétion-Ville is a commune and a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, in the hills east and separate from the city itself on the northern hills of the Massif de la Selle. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Petionville: Village Artistique de Noailles (in Croix-des-Bouquets), Montrouis (Museum Ogier-Fombrun & Kay Piat) and Barbancourt Rum Distillery (in Port-au-Prince). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, make a trip to Fort Jacques, pause for some serene contemplation at Notre Dame Cathedral Ruins, and look for gifts at Rosie's Boutique.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Petionville trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Jacmel to Petionville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 89°F, and evening lows to 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petionville

Outdoors Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Port-au-Prince, Montrouis, Village Artistique de Noailles, Kokoye Beach, Rosie's Boutique
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Musee du Pantheon National Haitien ©
Museum Ogier-Fombrun ©
Museum Ogier-Fombrun
Marche de Fer ©
Marche de Fer

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