32 days in Federated States of Micronesia, Samoa & Fiji Itinerary

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Fly to Pohnpei International Airport, Drive to Kolonia
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Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
Fly
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Apia, Samoa
— 4 nights
Drive to Mulifanua, Ferry to Savai'i
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Savai'i, Samoa
— 2 nights
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Ferry to Mulifanua, Drive to Apia, Fly to Sigatoka
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Sigatoka, Fiji
— 4 nights
Drive
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Pacific Harbour, Fiji
— 2 nights
Fly
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Taveuni Island, Fiji
— 3 nights
Bus
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Savusavu, Fiji
— 1 night
Fly
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Nadi, Fiji
— 4 nights
Ferry
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Mana Island, Fiji
— 2 nights
Ferry
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Tokoriki Island, Fiji
— 2 nights
Ferry to Denarau, Taxi to Rakiraki
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Rakiraki, Fiji
— 2 nights
Drive to Nadi International Airport, Fly to Manchester

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Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia — 3 nights

Step out of the city life by going to Pohnpei Surf Club and Sokehs Rock. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Nan Madol and Pohnpaid Petroglyphs.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kolonia road trip website.

Manchester, UK to Kolonia is an approximately 34-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Manchester to Kolonia, you'll lose 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Manchester in January: high temperatures in Kolonia hover around 36°C and lows are around 29°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Apia.
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Apia, Samoa — 4 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Baha'i House of Worship Samoa and Robert Louis Stevenson Museum. Visit Tafa Tafa Beach and Lalomanu Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apia: Pure Ocean Dive & Water sports (in Mulifanua), To Sua Ocean Trench (in Lotofaga) and Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia). And it doesn't end there: Head underground at Piula Cave Pool, take in the dramatic scenery at Sopoaga Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Cathedral, and kick back and relax at Lefaga Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Apia travel route builder.

You can fly from Kolonia to Apia in 22 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kolonia to Apia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savai'i.
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Savai'i, Samoa — 2 nights

On the 11th (Wed), stroll through Aganoa Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall, then don't miss a visit to Pulemelei Ancient Mound, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mount Matavanu Crater. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with Dive Savaii and then indulge your taste buds at Salelologa Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Savai'i online tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sigatoka.
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Sigatoka, Fiji — 4 nights

Located at the western end of Coral Coast, with its long sheltered beaches and popular surf spots, Sigatoka is best known for its immediate surroundings than for the town itself.
Momi Battery Historical Park and Tavuni Hill Fort will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hot Glass Fiji and Fishing Charters & Tours. Next up on the itinerary: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, kick back and relax at Natadola Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at Maui Bay Shopping Centre, and explore the fascinating underground world of Naihehe Caves.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sigatoka online visit planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry, car, and flight from Savai'i to Sigatoka takes 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Savai'i to Sigatoka is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Pacific Harbour.
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Pacific Harbour, Fiji — 2 nights

At the eastern end of Coral Coast, only a short drive from Suva, lies Pacific Harbour, Fiji's self-styled adventure capital.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Beach and then see some colorful creatures with Freedive Fiji Charters - Day Trips. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then tee off at The Pearl Golf Course.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Pacific Harbour using our trip planner.

You can drive from Sigatoka to Pacific Harbour in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Taveuni Island.
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Taveuni Island, Fiji — 3 nights

Garden Island

Known as the Garden Island, Taveuni is a tropical paradise of tall mountains draped in lush rainforest, filled with delicate wildflowers and colorful birds, and dotted with cascading waterfalls.
Get in touch with nature at Bouma National Heritage Park and Scuba & Snorkeling. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tavoro Waterfalls and Lavena Coastal Walk. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Waitavala Natural Rock Waterslide and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nabogiono Farms.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Taveuni Island trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Pacific Harbour to Taveuni Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Savusavu.
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Savusavu, Fiji — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take in the dramatic scenery at Nakawaga Waterfall, and then admire the sheer force of Vuadomo Village and Waterfall.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Savusavu itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Taveuni Island to Savusavu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can fly to Nadi.
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Nadi, Fiji — 4 nights

Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Step out of the city life by going to Scuba & Snorkeling and Koroyanitu National Heritage Park. Explore hidden gems such as Tivua Island Fiji and Fiji Culture Village. There's lots more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Port Denarau Marina, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nadi vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Savusavu to Nadi takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Savusavu in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Nadi, with lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to catch the ferry to Mana Island.
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Mana Island, Fiji — 2 nights

Barely 2 km (1.25 mi) across, the miniscule Mana Island is inhabited only thanks to a handful of resorts, which make the most of white-sand beaches appealing to vacationers from around the globe.
On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach, then get outside with Aqua-Trek Mana, and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mana Island vacation builder.

You can ride a ferry from Nadi to Mana Island in 2.5 hours. In January in Mana Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to catch the ferry to Tokoriki Island.
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Tokoriki Island, Fiji — 2 nights

Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with Tokoriki Diving at Tokoriki Island Resort.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tokoriki Island travel planning app.

Getting from Mana Island to Tokoriki Island by ferry takes about 3.5 hours. In January in Tokoriki Island, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Rakiraki.
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Rakiraki, Fiji — 2 nights

On the 31st (Tue), don't miss a visit to Tomb of Udre Udre and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rakiraki trip builder website.

Do a combination of ferry and taxi from Tokoriki Island to Rakiraki in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In January in Rakiraki, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
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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.
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Samoa travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Waterfalls · History Museums
Enchanting Samoa and its people boast a legendarily laid-back approach to life, and clocks and set times are merely a formality here. The society remains a proud one, deeply connected to a set of millennia-old traditions known as "Fa'a Samoa"--the Samoan Way. Spread out over two main islands and several smaller landmasses, Samoa is a land of incredible contrasts and natural beauty, home to rocky volcanic mountains and expansive beaches, rugged cliffs and lush rainforests. Visitors on holiday in Samoa can easily spend their time exploring the country's exotic interior and untamed coastal reaches, which offer plenty of wildlife and fantastic landscapes. Alternatively, they can just as readily kick back in sleepy seaside villages, indulging in a full-service resort, or splash around in lagoons and at beaches that hold their place among the world's best.
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Fiji travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas · Fishing Charters & Tours
Located at the heart of the Central Pacific, Fiji is an archipelago of 333 islands and hundreds more tiny islets, many of which are uninhabited. The land masses range from vast Viti Levu, mountainous and covered in green jungle, to private desert islands available for rent. With bountiful sunshine, white sand beaches, tranquil oceans, and lush rainforest, it is no surprise that ecotourism in Fiji thrives. Local culture combines indigenous Fijian, Indo-Fijian, Asian, and European influences in a vibrant mix, with many of the smaller islands still retaining a strong element of traditional island life. Explore the countless pockets of paradise to find your favorite.
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