15 days in Vanuatu & Solomon Islands Itinerary

15 days in Vanuatu & Solomon Islands Itinerary

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Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
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Tanna Island, Vanuatu
— 1 night
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Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 4 nights
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Honiara, Solomon Islands
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Port Vila, Vanuatu

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 adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, take in nature's colorful creations at The Secret Garden, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and head off the coast to Iririki Island.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Port Vila online trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Port Vila is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Port Vila, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in July; daily highs in Port Vila reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Yasur, kick back and relax at Louniel Beach, and then Head underground at Blue Cave.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tanna Island itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Port Vila to Tanna Island in 3 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Tanna Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Mount Yasur ©
Must see
Mount Yasur
4.6
Blue Cave ©
Cave
Blue Cave
4.7

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Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Espiritu Santo is known for nature, beaches, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Millennium Cave, tour the pleasant surroundings at Champagne Beach, contemplate the long history of SS President Coolidge, and contemplate the waterfront views at Matevulu Blue Hole.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Espiritu Santo travel route tool.

Getting from Tanna Island to Espiritu Santo by flight takes about 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tanna Island in July since evenings lows in Espiritu Santo dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Millennium Cave ©
Must see
Millennium Cave
4.6
SS President Coolidge ©
Historic Site
SS President Coolidge
4.8
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nature / Park
Nanda Blue Hole
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Honiara, Solomon Islands

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Cross Cathedral, hunt for treasures at Honiara Central Market, then appreciate the history behind Guadalcanal American Memorial, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral. On the next day, learn about all things military at Vilu War Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Solomon Islands Memorial Garden, then explore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Honiara trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Espiritu Santo to Honiara takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Espiritu Santo in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 33°C in Honiara. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honiara

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping
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