15 days in Vanuatu & Solomon Islands Itinerary

15 days in Vanuatu & Solomon Islands Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
2
Tanna Island, Vanuatu
— 1 night
3
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu
— 4 nights
4
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 2 nights

5
nights
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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Eden on the River will get you outdoors. When in Port Vila, make a side trip to see Pele Island in Pele Island, approximately Pele Island away. There's much more to do: stroll through Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, get in on the family fun at Club Hippique Adventure Park, and explore the activities along Rentapao Riverside.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Port Vila online trip itinerary builder.

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) early enough to travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Efate, Pele Island
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve

1
night
Tanna Island, Vanuatu

Tanna Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Yasur and then Head underground at Blue Cave.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Tanna Island trip builder website.

You can fly from Port Vila to Tanna Island in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Espiritu Santo.

Things to do in Tanna Island

Nature · Parks
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Mount Yasur ©
Mount Yasur
Blue Cave ©
Blue Cave

4
nights
Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu

Espiritu Santo ©
Espiritu Santo offers an impressive combination of natural beauty and cultural experiences.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Champagne Beach and Port Olry Beach. Get outdoors at Millennium Cave and Santo's Blue Hole Hangout. There's much more to do: stroll through Nanda Blue Hole, admire the sheer force of Mount Hope Waterfall, get outside with Riri Blue Hole, and explore the activities along Matevulu Blue Hole.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Espiritu Santo trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Tanna Island to Espiritu Santo in 6 hours. Traveling from Tanna Island in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Espiritu Santo. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Espiritu Santo

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Port Olry Beach ©
Port Olry Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Solomon Islands National Museum, pause for some photo ops at Guadalcanal American Memorial, delve into the distant past at Bonegi I and II, then take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls, and finally brush up on your military savvy at Vilu War Museum. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Solomon Islands Memorial Garden, pause for some photo ops at Solomon Scouts & Coastwatchers Memorial, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mbonege Beach, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Holy Cross Cathedral.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Honiara trip maker site.

You can fly from Espiritu Santo to Honiara in 8.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Espiritu Santo in July since evenings lows in Honiara dip to 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Solomon Islands Memorial Garden ©
Solomon Islands Memorial Garden
Bonegi I and II ©
Bonegi I and II
Guadalcanal American Memorial ©
Guadalcanal American Memorial

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