38 days in South Pacific Itinerary

38 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
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Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 2 nights
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Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
— 2 nights
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 3 nights
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Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 3 nights
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Yaren, Nauru
— 3 nights
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Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands
— 2 nights
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Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands
— 1 night
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Rota, Northern Mariana Islands
— 2 nights
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Koror, Palau
— 2 nights
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Airai, Palau
— 1 night
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Tumon, Guam
— 3 nights
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Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia

— 3 nights
Visiting Kepirohi Waterfall and Ant Atoll will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Nan Madol and Pohnpaid Petroglyphs.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kolonia road trip website.

San Francisco, USA to Kolonia is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 19 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kolonia. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect Kolonia to be much hotter, temps between 88°F and 77°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Kosrae.

Things to do in Kolonia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 16 — 19:

Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia

— 1 night
On the 20th (Sat), take a peaceful walk through Yela Valley Ka Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at The Blue Hole, then explore the ancient world of Lelu, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Green Banana Paper Company.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, use the Kosrae online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kolonia to Kosrae takes 3 hours. In March in Kosrae, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Chuuk.

Things to do in Kosrae

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Mar 19 — 20:

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

— 2 nights
Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
On the 21st (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Truk Lagoon.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Chuuk trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Kosrae to Chuuk takes 5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kosrae to Chuuk is minus 1 hour. March in Chuuk sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Yap.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Mar 20 — 22:

Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

— 2 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. On the 23rd (Tue), take in the views from Colonia Bridge, trek along Tamilyog Trail, then browse the exhibits of The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia, then delve into the distant past at Stone Money, and finally steep yourself in history at Japanese Zeros. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): walk around Sunset Park.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yap online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Chuuk to Yap takes 12 hours. March in Yap sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 77°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Yap

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Trails
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 24:

Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati

— 3 nights
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 30th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ambo Island, get advice or help at Kiribati National Library and Archives, then pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Cathedral, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Tarawa Atoll road trip app.

Fly from Yap to Tarawa Atoll in 120 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yap to Tarawa Atoll is 2 hours. March in Tarawa Atoll sees daily highs of 87°F and lows of 78°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Thu) before leaving for Majuro.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:
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Majuro, Marshall Islands

— 3 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral of the Assumption and Majuro Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Majuro online travel route planner.

You can fly from Tarawa Atoll to Majuro in 12 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 79°F. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yaren.

Things to do in Majuro

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 4:

Yaren, Nauru

— 3 nights
Get in touch with nature at Buada Lagoon and Anibare Bay. Step off the beaten path and head to Moqua Well and Central Plateau.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yaren attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Majuro to Yaren with the Route module. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Saipan.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 4 — 7:

Saipan, Northern Mariana Islands

— 2 nights
As the largest of Northern Mariana Islands, Saipan represents an important entry port in the archipelago.
On the 9th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Managaha Island, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saipan Katori Shrine, then kick back and relax at Landing Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Old Man By The Sea. On the next day, see Let's Go Tour Company, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ladder Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cathedral, then kick back and relax at Micro Beach, and finally surround yourself with nature on Sea Touch.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saipan online trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Yaren to Saipan takes 47 hours. The time zone changes from Nauru Time (NRT) to Chamorro Standard Time (ChST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 86°F, and evening lows to 76°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Tinian.

Things to do in Saipan

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 9 — 11:

Tinian, Northern Mariana Islands

— 1 night
Tinian--now home to around 3,000 people--was the site of a ferocious battle between Japanese and Allied forces during World War II. It was eventually captured by the U.S. forces and turned into a large military base.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at Chulu Beach, don't miss a visit to Suicide Cliff (Tinian), delve into the distant past at House of Taga, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Taga Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Tachogna Beach.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Tinian travel itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Saipan to Tinian. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in April, and nighttime lows around 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rota.

Things to do in Tinian

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 12:

Rota, Northern Mariana Islands

— 2 nights

The Friendly Island

Vacations in Rota may not be as popular as trips to its larger neighbor, Saipan, and the World War II site of Tinian.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): cast your line with Rota Scuba Center Rubin and then steep yourself in history at Old Japanese Cannon.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Rota holiday builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tinian to Rota. April in Rota sees daily highs of 84°F and lows of 77°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Koror.

Things to do in Rota

Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
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Koror, Palau

— 2 nights
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 15th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Milky Way, then admire all the interesting features of Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, then browse the exhibits of Belau Art Gallery, and finally identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at Omkar Yoga Palau, contemplate the waterfront views at German Channel, explore the ancient world of Stone Monoliths, then step off the mainland to explore Rock Islands, and finally see the vivid underwater world at Mandarin Fish Lake.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Koror itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Rota to Koror takes 6.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Koror can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Airai.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 16:

Airai, Palau

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Kaigun Sho, WWII Japanese Communications Center, contemplate the long history of Airai Bai, step off the mainland to explore Babeldaob Island, then get a sense of history and politics at Palau National Congress, and finally explore the activities along Big Drop-off.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Airai online holiday builder.

Airai is very close to Koror. In April, daytime highs in Airai are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Tumon.

Things to do in Airai

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 16 — 17:

Tumon, Guam

— 3 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ypao Beach Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Tumon Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Piti Bomb Holes Preserve, then contemplate the long history of Fort Nuestra Senora de la Soledad, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Tarzan Falls. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Dulce Nombre de Maria Cathedral Basilica, paddle through the water with Valley of the Latte Adventure Park, then take the plunge with Skydive Guam, then enjoy the sand and surf at Fai Fai Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Two Lovers Point.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Tumon trip planner.

Getting from Airai to Tumon by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Tumon are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tumon

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Adventure

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 17 — 20:

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.