South America Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all South America activity »
  1. 1 Need Lima restaurant recs
  2. 2 Southern Bolivia from Northwest Argentina?
  3. 3 Spring Break Trip to Peru in Mid-March!
  4. 4 Beach walk in Rio - Copacabana or Ipanema?
  5. 5 Expat meet up.
  6. 6 Mindo places with comfortable beds and flexible menus?
  7. 7 Time in Lima, then Guayaquil, Manta
  8. 8 Trip Report Trip Report - 2 Weeks in Peru, July 2016
  9. 9 Ecuador weather forecast - is it accurate?
  10. 10 Exciting Times in Colombia
  11. 11 Day Trip Ideas from Rio...
  12. 12 Best place to exchange USD for Peso
  13. 13 Galapagos - 11 full days
  14. 14 Trip Report Sixty days in Colombia
  15. 15 Video from Chile (Chiloé & Volcan Calbuco)
  16. 16 Colca Canyon Earthquake
  17. 17 Sketching Out a Rough Itinerary - First Trip to South America
  18. 18 2 Weeks in Colombia & the Galapagos Islands
  19. 19 Car rental El Calafate and drop off in Chile
  20. 20 Lima Foodie Resource(s)
  21. 21 Argentina - Day trips in Ushuaia
  22. 22 Iguazu Falls -- 2 nights -- do we have it right?
  23. 23 Booking sites - HELP! Don't want to be scammed
  24. 24 summer olympics in Rio
  25. 25 2 Weeks in Rio in Nov End
View next 25 » Back to the top

los roques, isla margarita, merida

Jump to last reply

How safe are these 2 destinations right now? My daughter is planning a trip to Venezuela in early July. She and 2 friends will fly into Caracas--but catch a bus immediately to the Merida region. (They have a friend who lives there--he says it is safe). (They plan to avoid Caracas).

I just read a scary post about the Merida area, so now I'm a bit concerned. They will also do a trip (partly on mules I think) to the mountain town of Los Nevados.

Then they would like to spend a few days at the beach. Isla Margarita? Los Roques? How easy or difficult is it to get to these places? What might the airfare be? Any other ideas?

3 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement