48 days in South Pacific Itinerary

48 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Koror, Palau
— 5 nights
2
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
3
Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 1 night
4
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 1 night
5
Yaren, Nauru
— 2 nights
6
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 3 nights
7
Luganville, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
8
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 6 nights
9
Apia, Samoa
— 6 nights
10
Savai'i, Samoa
— 3 nights
11
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
12
Nadi, Fiji
— 6 nights
13
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 1 night

5
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: contemplate the waterfront views at Jellyfish Lake, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore and take pictures at Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, and step off the mainland to explore Rock Islands.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Koror trip website.

San Francisco, USA to Koror is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Chamorro Standard Time (ChST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Koror to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 87°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chuuk.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

German Channel
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Jellyfish Lake ©
Jellyfish Lake
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon ©
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Milky Way ©
Milky Way

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stroll through Kuop Atoll and then contemplate the waterfront views at Truk Lagoon.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chuuk trip app.

Traveling by flight from Koror to Chuuk takes 8.5 hours. October in Chuuk sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Majuro.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Truk Lagoon ©
Truk Lagoon
Kuop Atoll ©
Kuop Atoll

1
night
Majuro, Marshall Islands

Majuro ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): snap pictures at Majuro Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Arno Atoll, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Majuro itinerary builder site.

Fly from Chuuk to Majuro in 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Chuuk to Majuro. October in Majuro sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 79°F at night. On the 16th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Majuro

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Arno Atoll ©
Arno Atoll
Alele Museum and Public Library ©
Alele Museum and Public Library

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get your bearings at Kiribati National Library and Archives, then stroll through Ambo Island, then admire all the interesting features of Sacred Heart Cathedral, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Tarawa Atoll day trip planner.

Getting from Majuro to Tarawa Atoll by flight takes about 12 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tarawa Atoll are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to fly to Yaren.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

2
nights
Yaren, Nauru

Yaren ©
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get outside with Buada Lagoon, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Central Plateau, and then head outdoors with Anibare Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at Parliament House, then contemplate the waterfront views at Moqua Well, then get into the urban bustle at Civic Centre, and finally make a trip to Japanese Guns.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yaren trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Tarawa Atoll to Yaren in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Nauru
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Anibare Bay ©
Anibare Bay
Buada Lagoon ©
Buada Lagoon
Central Plateau ©
Central Plateau

3
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.
Honiara is known for historic sites, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Tenaru Falls, pause for some photo ops at Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral, and explore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Honiara attractions website.

You can fly from Yaren to Honiara in 5 hours. Traveling from Yaren to Honiara, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Luganville.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial
Holy Cross Cathedral ©
Holy Cross Cathedral

5
nights
Luganville, Vanuatu

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luganville: Champagne Beach (in Espiritu Santo) and Port Olry Beach (in Port Olry). Next up on the itinerary: Head underground at Millennium Cave, make a trip to Million Dollar Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Velit Bay, and admire the sheer force of Mount Hope Waterfall.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Luganville travel route tool.

Fly from Honiara to Luganville in 8 hours. Traveling from Honiara in October, Luganville is a bit cooler at night with lows of 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Espiritu Santo
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

6
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.
When in Port Vila, make a side trip to see Pele Island in Pele Island, approximately Pele Island away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic scenery at Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, contemplate the long history of Ekasup Village, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Reef Vanuatu Zoological, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Port Vila trip planner.

Getting from Luganville to Port Vila by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Port Vila when traveling from Luganville in October, with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Cascades Waterfalls, The Secret Garden, Blue Lagoon, Pele Island
Find places to stay Oct 27 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
Iririki Island ©
Iririki Island

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apia: To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, Head underground at Piula Cave Pool, stroll through Salamumu Beach, and pause for some serene contemplation at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Apia holiday maker.

Traveling by flight from Port Vila to Apia takes 12.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Port Vila to Apia due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Lalomanu, To Sua Ocean Trench
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum

3
nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall, Head underground at Aopo Lava Tubes, explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, and head outdoors with Mount Matavanu Crater.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Savai'i day trip site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Swimming with Turtles ©
Swimming with Turtles

3
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.
Take a break from Nuku'alofa with a short trip to Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool in Haveluliku, about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Ha'atafu Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilica of St Anthony of Padua, go for a walk through Hufangalupe Natural Land Bridge, and pick up some local products at Talamahu Markets.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nuku'alofa tour planning tool.

Getting from Savai'i to Nuku'alofa by combination of ferry and flight takes about 9.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Nadi.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
Find places to stay Nov 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Ha'atafu Beach ©
Ha'atafu Beach
Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

6
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Explore Nadi's surroundings by going to Sigatoka (Natadola Beach, Baravi Handcrafts, &more) and La Galerie (in Malolo Lailai Island). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, head off the coast to Robinson Crusoe Island, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Nadi itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Nuku'alofa to Nadi takes 5.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nuku'alofa to Nadi due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Denarau Island, La Galerie, Robinson Crusoe Island
Find places to stay Nov 15 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get your bearings at Tuvalu National Library, and then get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Funafuti fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Nadi to Funafuti takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Nadi in November, Funafuti is a bit warmer at night with lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Funafuti

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

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