60 days in Suriname Itinerary

60 days in Suriname Itinerary

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60 days in Suriname Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  40 h
— 11 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
Nieuw Nickerie
— 14 nights
Drive:  8 h 45 min
— 13 nights
Drive:  3 h
Pikin Slee
— 17 nights
Drive + Fly:  41 h
End: Melbourne


Paramaribo ©
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: Warappa Kreek (in Commewijne District), Pikin Sranan (in Lelydorp) and Fort Nieuw Amsterdam (in Nieuw Amsterdam). Spend the 22nd (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Tafelberg Nature Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Peter and Paul Basilica, ponder the world of politics at Presidential Palace, contemplate the waterfront views at Commewijne River, and stroll through Palmentuin.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Paramaribo sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Paramaribo is an approximately 40-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Suriname Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Paramaribo hover around 38°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Nieuw Nickerie.

Things to do in Paramaribo

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sipaliwini District, Wanica District, Warappa Kreek, Peperpot Nature Park, Galibi Nature Reserve
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Fort Zeelandia ©
Fort Zeelandia
Saint Peter and Paul Basilica ©
Saint Peter and Paul Basilica
Palmentuin ©

Nieuw Nickerie

Nieuw Nickerie ©
Thanks to the bustle of its port and travelers departing for the nearby Bigi Pan nature reserve, Nieuw Nickerie seems much bigger than 12,000 residents.
Nieuw Nickerie is known for outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Bigi Pan.

Plan trip to Nieuw Nickerie with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Paramaribo to Nieuw Nickerie by car takes about 4 hours. On the 15th (Sat), you'll travel to Palumeu.

Things to do in Nieuw Nickerie

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Bigi Pan ©
Bigi Pan


Paloemeu or Palumeu is a small Amerindian village in the interior of Suriname, situated at the site where the Paloemeu River joins the Tapanahoni River. For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Palumeu online holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nieuw Nickerie to Palumeu. You will leave for Pikin Slee on the 29th (Sat).

Things to do in Palumeu

Trails Parks Wildlife
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Pikin Slee

Pikin Slee
Pikin Slee is known for museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an in-depth tour of Saamaka Marron Museum.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Pikin Slee online travel route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Palumeu to Pikin Slee. You will leave for home on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Pikin Slee

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