7 days in Basse-Terre Island Itinerary

7 days in Basse-Terre Island Itinerary

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7 days in Basse-Terre Island Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  16 h 30 min
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
Parc National
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: London


Vieux-Habitants ©
Vieux-Habitants is a commune on Guadeloupe, a French overseas department in the Caribbean. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vieux-Habitants: Deshaies (Plage de la Perle & Jardin Botanique de Deshaies) and Parc des Mamelles, le Zoo de Guadeloupe (in Bouillante). And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, don't miss a visit to Domaine de Vanibel, steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, and get impressive views of La Soufriere Volcano.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vieux-Habitants trip itinerary maker tool .

London, UK to Vieux-Habitants is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from London to Vieux-Habitants due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Vieux-Habitants hover around 34°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Parc National.

Things to do in Vieux-Habitants

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bouillante, La Soufriere Volcano, Jardin Botanique de Deshaies, Plage de la Perle, Distillerie Bologne
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Jardin Botanique de Deshaies ©
Jardin Botanique de Deshaies
Scuba & Snorkeling

Parc National

Parc National ©
In a lush mountain landscape that remains one of the Caribbean's wildest areas, Parc National encompasses nearly 30,000 ha (74,000 ac) of rainforests intersected by hiking trails.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Cascade aux Ecrevisses and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Route de la Traversee and then admire the sheer force of Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet).

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Parc National online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Vieux-Habitants to Parc National in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Parc National are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Parc National

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Carbet Falls (Les Chutes du Carbet) ©
Cascade aux Ecrevisses ©
Cascade aux Ecrevisses
Route de la Traversee ©
Route de la Traversee