60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

60 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  30 h
1
Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 15 min
2
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
3
Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 15 min
5
Yaren, Nauru
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 15 min
6
Honiara, Solomon Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
7
Luganville, Vanuatu
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h
8
Port Vila, Vanuatu
— 8 nights
Fly:  10 h
9
Apia, Samoa
— 7 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
10
Savai'i, Samoa
— 4 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
11
Neiafu, Tonga
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
12
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
13
Nadi, Fiji
— 8 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
14
Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 3 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: San Francisco, United States

3
nights
Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

Yap ©
Yap or Wa′ab traditionally refers to an island located in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, a part of the Federated States of Micronesia. Yap is known for historic sites, trails, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Stone Money, contemplate the long history of Japanese Zeros, trek along Tamilyog Trail, and walk around Sunset Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yap sightseeing app.

San Francisco, USA to Yap is an approximately 30- hour flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Yap, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yap hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 77°F. On the 11th (Fri), you'll travel to Chuuk.

Things to do in Yap

Parks Trails Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Park ©
Sunset Park
Stone Money ©
Stone Money
Japanese Zeros ©
Japanese Zeros

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Truk Lagoon and then stroll through Kuop Atoll.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Chuuk trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by flight from Yap to Chuuk takes 11.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 88°F, and evening lows to 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Majuro.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Truk Lagoon ©
Truk Lagoon
Kuop Atoll ©
Kuop Atoll

2
nights
Majuro, Marshall Islands

Majuro ©
Majuro is known for parks, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Arno Atoll, take in the views from Majuro Bridge, get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library, and admire all the interesting features of Cathedral of the Assumption.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Majuro trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Chuuk to Majuro takes 6 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Chuuk to Majuro is 2 hours. October in Majuro sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 79°F at night. On the 16th (Wed), you'll travel to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Majuro

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Arno Atoll ©
Arno Atoll
Alele Museum and Public Library ©
Alele Museum and Public Library

2
nights
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.
On the 17th (Thu), get your bearings at Kiribati National Library and Archives, then tour the pleasant surroundings at 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 maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Tarawa Atoll driving holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Majuro to Tarawa Atoll takes 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Tarawa Atoll can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Yaren.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

2
nights
Yaren, Nauru

Yaren ©
On the 19th (Sat), head outdoors with Buada Lagoon, 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 20th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at Parliament House, explore the activities along Moqua Well, then take a stroll around Civic Centre, then don't miss a visit to Japanese Guns, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Nauru Government House.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yaren trip planning site.

Getting from Tarawa Atoll to Yaren by flight takes about 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honiara.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nauru
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
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: take in the dramatic scenery at Tenaru Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Barnabas Anglican Cathedral, explore the ancient world of Bonegi I and II, and hunt for treasures at Honiara Central Market.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Honiara itinerary tool.

Getting from Yaren to Honiara by flight takes about 2.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yaren to Honiara due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in October, and nighttime lows around 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Luganville.

Things to do in Honiara

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 23:
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: Port Olry Beach (in Port Olry) and Champagne Beach (in Espiritu Santo). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Millennium Cave, stroll through Velit Bay, explore the activities along Matevulu Blue Hole, and get outside with Cruising Safaris.

Find out how to plan Luganville trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Honiara to Luganville takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Honiara in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Luganville, with lows of 71°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Port Vila.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Espiritu Santo
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
Nanda Blue Hole ©
Nanda Blue Hole

8
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.
Step out of Port Vila to go to Pele Island and see Pele Island, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hideaway Island Marine Reserve, and examine the collection at The Vanuatu Cultural Centre.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Port Vila tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Luganville to Port Vila by flight takes about an hour. Traveling from Luganville in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Port Vila, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Apia.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Efate, The Secret Garden, Cascades Waterfalls, Pele Island
Find places to stay Oct 28 — Nov 5:
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve ©
Hideaway Island Marine Reserve
Scuba & Snorkeling

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Lalomanu (Lalomanu Beach & Lalomanu Crater Walk) and To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga). There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral, make a trip to Samoa Cultural Village, contemplate the waterfront views at Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, and admire the sheer force of Papaseea Sliding Rock.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Apia trip itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Port Vila to Apia in 10 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Port Vila to Apia due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough 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 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral

4
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, browse the fresh offerings at Salelologa Market, don't miss a visit to Pulemelei Ancient Mound, and take in the dramatic natural features at Aopo Lava Tubes.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Savai'i trip maker site.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Neiafu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater

3
nights
Neiafu, Tonga

Neiafu ©
Neiafu is known for wildlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Ene'io Botanical Garden, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph's Cathedral, and hunt for treasures at Utakalongalu Market.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Neiafu trip planner.

Do a combination of ferry and flight from Savai'i to Neiafu in 6.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Neiafu can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nuku'alofa.

Things to do in Neiafu

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ene'io Botanical Garden ©
Ene'io Botanical Garden
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mt Talau ©
Mt Talau

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool in Haveluliku (about 34 minutes away). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ha'atafu Beach, stroll through Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Centenary Church, and take in the dramatic natural features at Hufangalupe Natural Land Bridge.

To find where to stay and tourist information, use the Nuku'alofa travel route builder site.

You can fly from Neiafu to Nuku'alofa in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In November in Nuku'alofa, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 71°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time 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 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Ha'atafu Beach ©
Ha'atafu Beach
Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes

8
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Nadi: La Galerie (in Malolo Lailai Island), Momi Battery Historical Park (in Denarau Island) and Sigatoka (Natadola Beach, Nature & Wildlife Tours, &more). And it doesn't end there: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, and explore the striking landscape at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Nadi road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Nuku'alofa to Nadi takes 3 hours. The time zone changes from Tonga Standard Time to Fiji Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. November in Nadi sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 72°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Funafuti.

Things to do in Nadi

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Denarau Island, Sigatoka, La Galerie, Robinson Crusoe Island, Zipline
Find places to stay Nov 23 — Dec 1:
Highlights from your plan
Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Garden of the Sleeping Giant ©
Garden of the Sleeping Giant
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Funafuti, Tuvalu

Funafuti ©
Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Funafuti is known for parks and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, ponder the world of politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, shop like a local with Tuvalu Women's Handicraft Centre, and get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Funafuti holiday builder.

You can fly from Nadi to Funafuti in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. December in Funafuti sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 78°F at night. On the 4th (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Funafuti

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area ©
Funafuti Marine Conservation Area
Tuvalu National Library ©
Tuvalu National Library

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