Caracas, a charming city

Relax under the capital’s sun and have an arepa at Parque del Este (East Park).​

GENERAL INFORMATION

Destination Caracas, surface area 777 square kilometers

AIRPORT

Simon Bolivar International Airport

LANGUAGE

Spanish

CURRENCY

Bolivar

WEATHER

Max 28ºC 
Min 21ºC

TRANSPORTATION

Metro, metro-cable, metrobus, bus (BusCaracas), taxi

SURFACE AREA

777 km²

WHAT TO DO IN CARACAS?

PARQUE DEL ESTE (EAST PARK)

The best of Caracas in one place. Work out, rent a boat, paddle in the lagoons, or visit the planetarium or the zoo. Choose one site among the 8 available acres and picnic with your family.

Estimated distance from the Airport

37 km

EL AVILA PARK

Plan a day of trekking. Climb to the Western Peak and enjoy the view of Caracas from 2700 meters high. You can also take the cable car to get there. In any case, you will love Caracas.

Estimated distance from the Airport

52 km

BOLIVAR MUSEUM

Learn about Venezuelan history in this place dedicated to the memory of Simon Bolivar. Get in touch with the spirit of the Liberator and hear stories about his life.

Estimated distance from the Airport

26 km

FRANCE SQUARE

Also called Altamira Square, this place is a symbol of the fraternity between Venezuela and France. Enjoy its gardens and water mirrors. Get to know the Obelisk, a landmark dedicated to detail and aesthetics in the heart of the city.

Estimated distance from the Airport

35 km

WHAT TO EAT IN CARACAS?

Taste Venezuelan cuisine

FOOD

  • Venezuelan arepas
  • Hallacas
  • Negro en camisa (Chocolate dessert)
  • Venezuelan typical pabellon

DRINKS

  • Chicha
  • Rum
  • Merengadas (Milkshakes)
  • Local beer
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