8 days in Federated States of Micronesia Itinerary

8 days in Federated States of Micronesia Itinerary

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Chuuk
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Kolonia, Pohnpei
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Yap
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Chuuk

Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
On the 3rd (Sun), stroll through Kuop Atoll and then contemplate the waterfront views at Truk Lagoon.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Chuuk vacation planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Chuuk is an approximately 30-hour flight. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from Copenhagen to Chuuk due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Copenhagen in January; daily highs in Chuuk reach 36°C and lows reach 30°C. On the 3rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Kolonia.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
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Kolonia, Pohnpei

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kepirohi Waterfall, then explore the ancient world of Nan Madol, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pilen Seleur Eel Pools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): explore and take pictures at Kolonia, then admire the sheer force of Liduduhniap Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sokehs Rock, and finally contemplate the long history of Pohnpaid Petroglyphs.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Kolonia trip planner.

Getting from Chuuk to Kolonia by flight takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Chuuk to Kolonia, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. January in Kolonia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 29°C at night. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yap.

Things to do in Kolonia

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trip

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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. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): trek along Tamilyog Trail, then contemplate the long history of Japanese Zeros, then delve into the distant past at Stone Money, and finally explore the galleries of The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yap trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Kolonia to Yap takes 11 hours. The time zone changes from Ponape Time to Chuuk Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yap

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
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Federated States of Micronesia travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Ruins · Fishing Charters & Tours
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.