31 days in South Pacific Itinerary

31 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Koror, Palau
— 4 nights
2
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
3
Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 2 nights
4
Yaren, Nauru
— 1 night
5
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 1 night
6
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 2 nights
7
Apia, Samoa
— 4 nights
8
Sigatoka, Fiji
— 2 nights
9
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 2 nights
10
Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
11
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 4 nights
12
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights

4
nights
Koror, Palau

Koror ©
Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
Koror is known for nature, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, capture your vacation like a pro with Pacific Mission Aviation, explore the activities along Jellyfish Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Koror online tour itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Koror is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Chamorro Standard Time, which is usually a 4.5 hour difference. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Ahmedabad in January since evenings lows in Koror dip to 28°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chuuk.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon ©
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Jellyfish Lake ©
Jellyfish Lake
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Chuuk ©
Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the activities along Truk Lagoon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chuuk trip planning app.

You can fly from Koror to Chuuk in 8.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Chuuk can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Majuro.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Truk Lagoon ©
Truk Lagoon

2
nights
Majuro, Marshall Islands

Majuro ©
On the 8th (Fri), get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library and then stroll through Arno Atoll. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Bikini Atoll.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Majuro trip itinerary website.

Getting from Chuuk to Majuro by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chuuk to Majuro. In January, daily temperatures in Majuro can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Yaren.

Things to do in Majuro

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jan 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Arno Atoll ©
Arno Atoll
Bikini Atoll ©
Bikini Atoll
Alele Museum and Public Library ©
Alele Museum and Public Library

1
night
Yaren, Nauru

Yaren ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House, head outdoors with Buada Lagoon, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Plateau, then head outdoors with Anibare Bay, then don't miss a visit to Japanese Guns, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Moqua Well.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yaren travel planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Majuro to Yaren with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can fly to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Nauru
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Anibare Bay ©
Anibare Bay
Buada Lagoon ©
Buada Lagoon
Central Plateau ©
Central Plateau

1
night
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati

Tarawa Atoll ©
The capital of Kiribati, Tarawa Atoll has an administrative and cultural importance to the country as a whole and deserves to be explored by those visiting the islands.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Sacred Heart Cathedral and then get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Tarawa Atoll trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Yaren to Tarawa Atoll takes 4 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Funafuti.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

2
nights
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library, then ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, and then stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Funafuti trip website.

Traveling by flight from Tarawa Atoll to Funafuti takes 6 hours. In January, daytime highs in Funafuti are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

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.
When in Apia, make a side trip to see To Sua Ocean Trench in Lotofaga, approximately Lotofaga away. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, have fun at Apollo Cinemas, explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool, and look for gifts at Mailelani Samoa.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Apia trip planner.

Getting from Funafuti to Apia by flight takes about 15 hours. Traveling from Funafuti to Apia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Sigatoka.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Jan 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Yoga Samoa ©
Yoga Samoa

2
nights
Sigatoka, Fiji

Sigatoka ©
Located at the western end of Coral Coast, with its long sheltered beaches and popular surf spots, Sigatoka is best known for its immediate surroundings than for the town itself.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with Diveaway Fiji, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): take an exotic tour of Off-Road Cave Safari.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sigatoka online day trip planner.

Getting from Apia to Sigatoka by flight takes about 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Apia to Sigatoka is minus 1 hour. In January in Sigatoka, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Sigatoka

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Cave Safari ©
Off-Road Cave Safari
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Diveaway Fiji ©
Diveaway Fiji

2
nights
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Nuku'alofa ©
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): soothe aching muscles at Island Glow, then shop like a local with Talamahu Markets, then kick back and relax at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St Anthony of Padua. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: paddle through the water with Fatai Kayak Adventures and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Nuku'alofa visit app.

Traveling by flight from Sigatoka to Nuku'alofa takes 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sigatoka to Nuku'alofa. In January, daily temperatures in Nuku'alofa can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
Find places to stay Jan 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool ©
Talamahu Markets ©
Talamahu Markets

3
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Change things up with a short trip to Scuba Bula Dive Centre in Momi (about 44 minutes away). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, get outside with Cloud 9 Fiji, and play a few rounds at Denarau Golf and Racquet Club.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nadi tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Nadi in 5.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nuku'alofa to Nadi. In January, daily temperatures in Nadi can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Scuba Bula Dive Centre
Find places to stay Jan 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Cloud 9 Fiji ©
Cloud 9 Fiji
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool ©
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool

4
nights
Port Vila, Vanuatu

Port Vila ©
The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
Port Vila is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, get outside with Vanuatu Jungle Zipline, head off the coast to Iririki Island, and take an unforgettable tour with Vanuatu Helicopters.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Port Vila itinerary planner.

You can fly from Nadi to Port Vila in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Fiji Standard Time to Vanuatu Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In January, daytime highs in Port Vila are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Tours · Nature

Side Trips

The Secret Garden, Cascades Waterfalls
Find places to stay Jan 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve

2
nights
Honiara, Solomon Islands

Honiara ©
The hustle and bustle of Honiara, the capital of Solomon Islands, provides a nice counterpoint to the slow pace and laid-back atmosphere in other areas of the country.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Cathedral, then appreciate the history behind Guadalcanal American Memorial, then see what you can catch with Ripples Boat Charters, and finally admire the sheer force of Tenaru Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the history behind Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, see the interesting displays at Solomon Islands National Museum, then hunt for treasures at Honiara Central Market, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral, and finally delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Honiara tour itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Port Vila to Honiara in 5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jan 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral
Ripples Boat Charters ©
Ripples Boat Charters
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II

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