7 days in Haiti Itinerary

7 days in Haiti Itinerary

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Drive to La Guardia Airport, Fly to Port-au-Prince
— 2 nights
— 2 nights
— 1 night
Fly to Port au Prince, Taxi to Montrouis
— 1 night
Drive to Toussaint Louverture International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport, Drive to Queens


Port-au-Prince — 2 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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Port-au-Prince: Village Artistique de Noailles (in Croix-des-Bouquets) and Place Saint-Pierre (in Petionville). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee du Pantheon National Haitien, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Barbancourt Rum Distillery, delve into the distant past at Papillon Enterprise, and admire the striking features of Marche de Fer.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Port-au-Prince route planning tool.

Queens, USA to Port-au-Prince is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Queens in April; daily highs in Port-au-Prince reach 89°F and lows reach 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Jacmel.
Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Breweries & Distilleries
Side Trips
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Jacmel — 2 nights

Sitting sheltered from the elements in a wide bay, Jacmel has gained a reputation as a welcoming and peaceful coastal town.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Jacmel Arts Center, then admire the sheer force of Bassin Bleu, and then hunt for treasures at Marche de Fer. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Jacmel Beach.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Jacmel vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Port-au-Prince to Jacmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Jacmel sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Milot.
Parks · Shopping · Museums · Beaches
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Milot — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Sans Souci Palace, don't miss a visit to Citadelle Laferrière, and then steep yourself in history at National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Milot planning tool.

Traveling by car from Jacmel to Milot takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Jacmel in April, expect nights in Milot to be about the same, around 77°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Montrouis.
Historic Sites
Side Trip
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Montrouis — 1 night

Montrouis is a coastal communal section in Haiti, located in the department of Artibonite, south of Saint-Marc. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Museum Ogier-Fombrun.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Montrouis itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Milot to Montrouis in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Milot in April: highs in Montrouis hover around 89°F, while lows dip to 78°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for home.
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Haiti travel guide

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.