13 days in Federated States of Micronesia Itinerary

13 days in Federated States of Micronesia Itinerary

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Fly to Pohnpei International Airport, Drive to Palikir
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Palikir, Pohnpei
— 3 nights
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Kosrae
— 2 nights
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Chuuk
— 2 nights
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Yap
— 3 nights
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Palikir, Pohnpei

— 3 nights
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Liduduhniap Falls and Mt. Pwusehn Malek. Step out of Palikir with an excursion to Ant Atoll in Kolonia--about 38 minutes away.

For maps and more tourist information, read our Palikir road trip planning website.

Toronto, Canada to Palikir is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Palikir is 16 hours. In September, Palikir is somewhat warmer than Toronto - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Kosrae.

Things to do in Palikir

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:

Kosrae

— 2 nights
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Yela Valley Ka Forest. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at The Blue Hole, shop like a local with Green Banana Paper Company, and then explore the ancient world of Lelu.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Kosrae trip maker site.

Fly from Palikir to Kosrae in 3 hours. In September in Kosrae, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Chuuk.

Things to do in Kosrae

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:

Chuuk

— 2 nights
Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
On the 14th (Tue), explore the activities along Truk Lagoon.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chuuk holiday planning tool.

You can fly from Kosrae to Chuuk in 6 hours. The time zone changes from Ponape Time (PONT) to Chuuk Time (CHUT), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, daily temperatures in Chuuk can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yap.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 15:

Yap

— 3 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll around Sunset Park, delve into the distant past at Stone Money, then steep yourself in history at Japanese Zeros, and finally browse the exhibits of The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia. Keep things going the next day: hike along Tamilyog Trail and then snap pictures at Colonia Bridge.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yap online vacation planner.

Fly from Chuuk to Yap in 13 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yap

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:

Federated States of Micronesia travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Ruins · Surfing, Windsurfing & Kitesurfing
Visit the Federated States of Micronesia to experience life on its 607 small islands, scattered across more than 2,600,000 sq km (1,000,000 sq mi) of the Pacific Ocean. These tropical lands dotted in the sea formed as the result of volcanic activity millions of years ago. Today, the four states each have their distinct culture, but share a common ideal of sustainability coupled with an abundance of biological diversity on land and at sea. Enjoy the traditions of the welcoming Micronesian people, and travel between the islands to observe their similarities and differences. A Micronesia holiday offers true exploration, with points of historical, biological, and cultural interest.