Honeymoons in Venezuela
Venezuela is a South American country well known for its oil politics and President Hugo Chavez. Aside from that, it’s also a magical destination with a varied landscape consisting of beaches, wetlands, jungles, and mountains, amazing fresh seafood, and plenty of opportunities for afterhour’s entertainment. Venezuela is home to a variety of unique animal species including river dolphins, jaguars, capybaras and giant anteaters. Whether you’re hoping to spend time relaxing on the beach during your honeymoon in Venezuela, or are more interested in exploring out-of-the-way places, you won’t be disappointed.
If you value cultural activities such as classical music, opera, ballet or theatre, a honeymoon in Venezuela could be perfect for you as well. Take your loved one out for a night on the town, or enjoy a quiet sunset on the beach. A honeymoon in Venezuela offers endless possibilities. While the capital city of Caracas is known for its high crime rate, this shouldn’t affect your judgement on the remainder of the country. With a little planning and precaution, a honeymoon in Venezuela could be the adventure of a lifetime.
If you’re planning your honeymoon in Venezuela, look forward to action! Don’t forget to look into the following activities if you want to make your trip extra special:
- Take a trip on the world’s longest and highest cable car, which runs 12.6 km from Merida to the top of Pico Espejo. At an altitude of 4 765 meters, it’s sure to take your breath away.
- A two day canoe trip will take you to Angel Falls, the highest waterfall in the world. Trips run from June to November - and don’t worry – the canoes are motorized!
- At the Cienagas del Catatumbo National Park, southwest of Lake Maracaibo, you can experience a special gift from nature year round: lightning, in the absence of thunder.
Key Facts for Venezuela
Flight time: 9 hours from London
When to Honeymoon in Venezuela
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The climate in Venezuela varies with altitude and can range from hot and tropical in the lowlands to quite cool in the mountains. Be sure to take your final destination into consideration when packing for your honeymoon in Venezuela. The rainy season runs from May to December. In the lower plain areas, average daily temperatures hover around 28 degrees Celsius, but higher up in the mountains you can expect cooler daytime temperatures of around 8 degrees.
Air France departs Dublin and stops once in Paris en route to Caracas Venezuela. Duration of the flight is just under 14 hours.
Visitors from Ireland will be issued a tourist entry card at the airport check-in desk prior to departure for a honeymoon in Venezuela. A passport valid for at least six months is required. The tourist entry card is free of charge and is valid for stays of up to 90 days. International flights arrive at Simon Bolivar International Airport, approximately 20 km outside of the capital city of Caracas, and from there you can catch a domestic flight onward, or take a taxi into town. Within city limits, public transportation in the form of metro, buses, and taxis is normally quite reliable and affordable.
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Getting Married in Venezuela
This beautiful tropical country borders the Northern Coast of South America. With an eclectic mix of Spanish and African cultures, Venezuela will have plenty to offer for the perfect wedding abroad. As well as being a vibrant and exciting country that is full of fun, Venezuela also has outstanding natural beauty filled with stunning waterfalls making it the perfect backdrop to your big day. A wedding abroad in Venezuela gives you fantastic weather, a great mix of cultures and will make the ideal destination for a wedding abroad with a difference. You will need to take some legal aspects into consideration when planning your wedding abroad in Venezuela which you wedding planner will be able to assist you with.
Some countries may require non-nationals, before they can get married in their jurisdiction, to produce a certificate from their country of origin that they are free to marry. These are usually known as Certificats de Coutume and may be issued to Irish citizens abroad who apply, to the Irish Diplomatic or Consular Mission nearest to where the applicant normally resides. For more information visit http://www.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=274
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