15 days in Samoa, Tonga & Tuvalu Itinerary

15 days in Samoa, Tonga & Tuvalu Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Apia, Samoa
— 4 nights
2
Savai'i, Samoa
— 2 nights
3
Neiafu, Tonga
— 1 night
4
Haveluliku, Tonga
— 3 nights
5
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 2 nights

4
nights
Apia, Samoa

Apia ©
The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
Step off the beaten path and head to Lefaga Beach and Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apia: Lalomanu Beach (in Lalomanu) and To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga). Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Papaseea Sliding Rock, view the masterpieces at Plantation House Samoa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, and soothe aching muscles at Yoga Samoa.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Apia trip builder.

London, UK to Apia is an approximately 33-hour flight. You'll lose 13 hours traveling from London to Apia due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Lalomanu Beach, Piula Cave Pool, To Sua Ocean Trench
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To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock

2
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Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): get outside with Mount Matavanu Crater, explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Aopo Lava Tubes and then head outdoors with Saleaula Lava Fields.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Savai'i trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Apia to Savai'i by combination of car and ferry takes about 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Neiafu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Saleaula Lava Fields ©
Saleaula Lava Fields

1
night
Neiafu, Tonga

Neiafu ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Cathedral and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Neiafu trip maker website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Savai'i to Neiafu takes 7 hours. In July, daytime highs in Neiafu are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Haveluliku.

Things to do in Neiafu

Outdoors · Tours · Historic Sites
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St Joseph's Cathedral ©
St Joseph's Cathedral

3
nights
Haveluliku, Tonga

Haveluliku ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon, then contemplate the long history of Captain Cook's Landing Place, and then stroll through Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes and then get a new perspective on things with Fatai Kayak Adventures.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Haveluliku attractions planner.

Fly from Neiafu to Haveluliku in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Haveluliku

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Tongatapu Island
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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

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nights
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. On the 16th (Fri), get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, and then ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Funafuti online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Haveluliku to Funafuti with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Haveluliku to Funafuti is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Haveluliku in July, things will get a bit warmer in Funafuti: highs are around 36°C and lows about 30°C. You will leave for home on the 17th (Sat).

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
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Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

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