9 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

9 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

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9 days in Guadeloupe Itinerary

Start: New Bern
Fly + Drive:  17​h
1
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: New Bern

2
nights
Bouillante, Basse-Terre Island

Bouillante is a commune in the French overseas region and department of Guadeloupe, in the Lesser Antilles.HistoryBouillante was founded about 1635 with the arrival of some of Guadeloupe's first colonists. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Plage Leroux. Take a break from Bouillante with a short trip to Notre Dame des Larmes in Pointe-Noire, about 30 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, view the masterpieces at Reve de Sable, head outdoors with Cascade le Saut de L'Acomat, and steep yourself in history at Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere.

For traveler tips, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bouillante tour planner.

New Bern, USA to Bouillante is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Bern to Bouillante due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New Bern in January: high temperatures in Bouillante hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Le Gosier.

Things to do in Bouillante

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Pointe-Noire, Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere, Plage Leroux
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Scuba & Snorkeling
Domaine de l'Habitation la Griveliere ©

4
nights
Le Gosier, Grande-Terre Island

Le Gosier ©
On the southern coastline of Grande-Terre, Le Gosier remains a top tourist destination in Guadeloupe.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ilet du Gosier and Anse du Souffleur. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Gosier: Saint Francois (Scuba & Snorkeling & David Vanille et Epices - Mamie Christiane), Ilet Caret (in Sainte Rose) and Route de la Traversee (in Parc National). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Musee Costumes et Traditions, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, sample the tasty concoctions at Les Bieres de la Lezarde, and contemplate the long history of Fort Fleur d'Epee.

To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Gosier road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bouillante to Le Gosier takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Le Gosier can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Le Gosier

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint Francois, Anse du Souffleur, Route de la Traversee, Cimetiere de Morne-A-l'Eau, Ilet Caret
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Ilet du Gosier ©
Ilet du Gosier
Anse du Souffleur ©
Anse du Souffleur
Musee Costumes et Traditions ©
Musee Costumes et Traditions

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