16 days in Haiti Itinerary

16 days in Haiti Itinerary

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Route & dates

— 2 nights
Les Cayes
— 1 night
— 4 nights
— 6 nights


Cap-Haitien ©
Haiti's second city, Cap-Haitien offers an atmosphere at odds with what you'll find in the capital.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cap-Haitien: 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 and steep yourself in history at Heros de Vertieres.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cap-Haitien trip itinerary builder website.

Boston, USA to Cap-Haitien is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Boston in December, things will get much warmer in Cap-Haitien: highs are around °F and lows about °F. You will leave for Les Cayes on the 25th (Wed).

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 ©
Cathedrale Notre Dame de Cap Haitien
Sans Souci Palace ©
Sans Souci Palace

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), kick back and relax at Gelee Beach.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Les Cayes road trip tool.

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

Things to do in Les Cayes

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Gelee Beach ©
Gelee Beach


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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Bassin Bleu, admire the masterpieces at Jacmel Arts Center, hunt for treasures at Marche de Fer, and stroll through Jacmel Beach.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read Jacmel day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Les Cayes to Jacmel in 3.5 hours. In December in Jacmel, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. You will leave for Petionville on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Jacmel

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


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 Petionville's surroundings by going to Barbancourt Rum Distillery (in Port-au-Prince), Montrouis (Museum Ogier-Fombrun & Kay Piat) and Village Artistique de Noailles (in Croix-des-Bouquets). And it doesn't end there: stroll around Place Saint-Pierre, take an unorthodox tour of Atis rezistans, examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, and enjoy the sand and surf at Kokoye Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Petionville online route planner.

You can drive from Jacmel to Petionville in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. December in Petionville sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Petionville

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Port-au-Prince, Montrouis, Fort Jacques, Rosie's Boutique, Kokoye Beach
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Papillon Enterprise ©
Papillon Enterprise
Place Saint-Pierre ©
Place Saint-Pierre
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien ©
Musee du Pantheon National Haitien