38 days in South Pacific Itinerary

38 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
2
Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
3
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 2 nights
4
Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
5
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 3 nights
6
Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 3 nights
7
Yaren, Nauru
— 3 nights
8
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
— 1 night
9
Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands
— 1 night
10
Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
— 2 nights
11
Koror, Palau
— 2 nights
12
Airai, Palau
— 2 nights
13
Tumon, Guam
— 3 nights

3
nights
Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia

Kolonia ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nan Madol and Pilen Seleur Eel Pools. Step out of the city life by going to Kepirohi Waterfall and Sokehs Rock.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Kolonia trip maker.

San Francisco, USA to Kolonia is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Kolonia is 19 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get a bit warmer in Kolonia: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 6th (Tue), you're off to Kosrae.

Things to do in Kolonia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pohnpei, Mt. Pwusehn Malek
Highlights from your plan
Ant Atoll ©
Ant Atoll
Nan Madol ©
Nan Madol
Kepirohi Waterfall ©
Kepirohi Waterfall

1
night
Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia

Kosrae ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): shop like a local with Green Banana Paper Company, delve into the distant past at Lelu, take in the dramatic natural features at Hiroshi's Point, take a peaceful walk through Yela Valley Ka Forest, thenstroll through Utwe-Walung Marine Park, and finally see the vivid underwater world at The Blue Hole.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Kosrae trip maker website.

Getting from Kolonia to Kosrae by flight takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to fly to Chuuk.

Things to do in Kosrae

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Utwe-Walung Marine Park ©
Utwe-Walung Marine Park
Lelu ©
Lelu
Green Banana Paper Company ©
Green Banana Paper Company

2
nights
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 8th (Thu): explore the activities along Truk Lagoon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuop Atoll.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chuuk trip planner.

You can fly from Kosrae to Chuuk in 5 hours. Traveling from Kosrae to Chuuk, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. October in Chuuk sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel to Yap.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kuop Atoll ©
Kuop Atoll
Truk Lagoon ©
Truk Lagoon

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. On the 10th (Sat), take in the views from Colonia Bridge, stroll through Tamilyog Trail, walk around Sunset Park, thenexplore the ancient world of Stone Money, and finally steep yourself in history at Japanese Zeros. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the exhibits of Yap Art Studio Gallery and then explore the galleries of The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yap sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Chuuk to Yap. In October, daytime highs in Yap are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You will leave for Tarawa Atoll on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Yap

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stone Money ©
Stone Money
Japanese Zeros ©
Japanese Zeros
Sunset Park ©
Sunset Park

3
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 (Sat), stroll through Ambo Island, thenget advice or help at Kiribati National Library and Archives, thenponder the world of politics at Parliament Building, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Tarawa Atoll day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Yap to Tarawa Atoll takes 120 hours. Traveling from Yap to Tarawa Atoll, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Tarawa Atoll can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Majuro.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

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Majuro, Marshall Islands

Majuro ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Cathedral of the Assumption and then take in the views from Majuro Bridge. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Arno Atoll, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Bikini Atoll, and then stroll through Kalalin Pass.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Majuro trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Tarawa Atoll to Majuro in 12 hours. In October, daytime highs in Majuro are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yaren.

Things to do in Majuro

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Bikini Atoll ©
Bikini Atoll
Arno Atoll ©
Arno Atoll
Alele Museum and Public Library ©
Alele Museum and Public Library

3
nights
Yaren, Nauru

Yaren ©
Get in touch with nature at Buada Lagoon and Moqua Well. Explore hidden gems such as Anibare Bay and Japanese Guns.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yaren journey planning website.

Explore your travel options from Majuro to Yaren with the Route module. You will leave for Saipan on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nauru
Highlights from your plan
Anibare Bay ©
Anibare Bay
Buada Lagoon ©
Buada Lagoon
Central Plateau ©
Central Plateau

1
night
Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

Saipan ©
As the largest of Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan represents an important entry port in the archipelago.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Landing Beach, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saipan Katori Shrine, thenget outside with Outdoor Activities, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral, and finally kick back and relax at Ladder Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the history at Puntan Sabaneta, Head underground at The Grotto, thenmake a trip to Kalabera Cave, thenexplore the activities along Old Man By The Sea, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt.Tapochao.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saipan travel planning website.

Getting from Yaren to Saipan by flight takes about 47 hours. The time zone difference moving from Nauru Time (NRT) to Chamorro Standard Time (ChST) is minus 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Saipan can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Tinian.

Things to do in Saipan

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Landing Beach ©
Landing Beach
Saipan Katori Shrine ©
Saipan Katori Shrine
Old Man By The Sea ©
Old Man By The Sea

1
night
Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands

Tinian ©
Tinian--now home to around 3,000 people--was the site of a ferocious battle between Japanese and Allied forces during World War II.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chulu Beach, contemplate the long history of North Field, delve into the distant past at House of Taga, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Taga Beach, and finally stroll through Tachogna Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Tinian trip maker.

Explore your travel options from Saipan to Tinian with the Route module. October in Tinian sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rota.

Things to do in Tinian

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
House of Taga ©
House of Taga
North Field ©
North Field

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nights
Rota, Northern Mariana Islands

Rota
Vacations in Rota may not be as popular as trips to its larger neighbor, Saipan, and the World War II site of Tinian.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Old Japanese Cannon.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Rota trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Tinian to Rota with the Route module. In October, daily temperatures in Rota can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. You'll set off for Koror on the 31st (Sat).

Things to do in Rota

Historic Sites

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): browse the exhibits of Belau Art Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: head off the coast to Rock Islands, thenexplore and take pictures at Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Jellyfish Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Milky Way.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Koror road trip website.

Getting from Rota to Koror by flight takes about 6.5 hours. In October in Koror, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Airai.

Things to do in Koror

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

German Channel
Highlights from your plan
Jellyfish Lake ©
Jellyfish Lake
Mandarin Fish Lake ©
Mandarin Fish Lake
German Channel ©
German Channel

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nights
Airai, Palau

Airai ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get a sense of history and politics at Palau National Congress and then explore the gorgeous colors at Big Drop-off.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Airai trip builder website.

Airai is just a stone's throw from Koror. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Tumon.

Things to do in Airai

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Melekeok
Highlights from your plan
Big Drop-off ©
Big Drop-off
Babeldaob Island ©
Babeldaob Island
Palau National Congress ©
Palau National Congress

3
nights
Tumon, Guam

Tumon
Lazing on the beach and cooling off in the clear water remain the most popular things to do in Tumon, the busiest resort town in Guam.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad and Scuba & Snorkeling. Escape the urban bustle at War in the Pacific National Historical Park and Piti Bomb Holes Preserve. And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Pagat Cave, kick back and relax at Tumon Beach, stroll through Fai Fai Beach, and make a trip to Two Lovers Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tumon trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Airai to Tumon by flight takes about 5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tumon are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Tumon

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Guam, Tarzan Falls, Scuba & Snorkeling, Piti Bomb Holes Preserve, Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
Highlights from your plan
Tumon Beach
Tumon Beach
Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad
War in the Pacific National Historical Park ©

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