15 days in South Pacific Itinerary

15 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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Koror, Palau
— 4 nights
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Melekeok, Palau
— 1 night
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 1 night
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Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
— 2 nights
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Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 2 nights
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Yaren, Nauru
— 1 night
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 1 night
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Koror, Palau

Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kayangel Island and German Channel. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Jellyfish Lake, explore the galleries of Belau Art Gallery, explore and take pictures at Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, and stroll through Mandarin Fish Lake.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Koror travel planner.

London, UK to Koror is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from London to Koror due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in July, you will find days in Koror are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are much hotter (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Melekeok.

Things to do in Koror

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 5 — 9:

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Melekeok, Palau

Melekeok is a state of the Republic of Palau located on the central east coast of Babeldaob Island. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the activities along Big Drop-off.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Melekeok road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Koror to Melekeok takes an hour. In July in Melekeok, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Chuuk.

Things to do in Melekeok

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

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Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
On the 11th (Sun), stroll through Kuop Atoll and then contemplate the waterfront views at Truk Lagoon.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Chuuk trip website.

You can fly from Melekeok to Chuuk in 33 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Kosrae.

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

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Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Yela Valley Ka Forest and then explore the gorgeous colors at The Blue Hole.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Kosrae online trip planner.

You can fly from Chuuk to Kosrae in 5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chuuk to Kosrae. July in Kosrae sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to fly to Majuro.

Things to do in Kosrae

Parks · Wildlife · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

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Majuro, Marshall Islands

On the 14th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Arno Atoll. On your second day here, get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Majuro online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Kosrae to Majuro takes 21.5 hours. The time zone changes from Ponape Time (PONT) to Marshall Islands Time (MHT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 30°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Yaren.

Things to do in Majuro

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

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Yaren, Nauru

On the 16th (Fri), explore the activities along Moqua Well, ponder the world of politics at Parliament House, head outdoors with Buada Lagoon, go deep underground at Central Plateau, then kick back and relax at Anibare Bay, and finally take a stroll around Civic Centre.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yaren online route maker.

You can fly from Majuro to Yaren in 46 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to fly to Tarawa Atoll.

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 15 — 16:

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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), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at Parliament Building, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Ambo Island.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Tarawa Atoll road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yaren to Tarawa Atoll takes 4 hours. In July, daytime highs in Tarawa Atoll are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:
Highlights from your trip

Palau travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Scuba & Snorkeling · Shark Diving
Visit Palau for an island holiday of exploration, relaxation, and culture. Adventure across the country's many limestone islands, covered in a wealth of vegetation and brimming with wildlife, and head out into the surrounding waters to dive, snorkel, and swim in an abundant marine environment. Learn about the native culture during your Palau holiday through traditional villages, live performances, and, of course, by delving into the local cuisine. Tours and accommodations across the islands offer good, convenient options for exploring the atolls at your own pace.

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.

Marshall Islands travel guide

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Bridges · Nature & Parks · Churches
A chain of coral atolls and volcanic islands, Marshall Islands are probably best know for their coral reefs, which teem with marine life. A holiday in Marshall Islands is the perfect choice for anyone looking for that classic beach experience on white sand lapped by gentle warm waves. You'll probably spend most of your time there swimming, snorkeling, or diving. If you're a fan of cultural activities, consider visiting a few farms or explore the curio shops, which sell souvenirs made using traditional methods.

Nauru travel guide

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Beaches · Landmarks · Outdoor Activities
Pleasant Island
One of the world's smallest countries, Nauru represents an island heaven for those interested in doing little more than relaxing by the sea during their vacation. For those into active holidays, a trip to Nauru ensures plenty of chances to try fishing, scuba diving, and exploring the remnants of a phosphate mine. For history buffs looking to add some culture to their Nauru itinerary, reminders of Japanese occupation remain scattered around the tiny island.

Republic of Kiribati travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Government Buildings · Churches
You'll find a surprising number of vacation ideas in Kiribati, an island nation boasting a rich cultural and natural abundance. The 33 coral islands offer world-class fishing spots, marine and terrestrial reserves, and great places to try a range of water sports. Its refreshingly noncommercial and lively culture engages visitors with its colors, vibrancy, and welcoming character. Experience the local philosophy of subsistence in the villages, where delicious cuisine and traditional ceremonies take precedence. On a different note, history buffs will appreciate sites commemorating an infamous World War II battle that took place here. Head farther inland for an adventurer's holiday--exploring the forests, discovering a wealth of impressive natural features, and identifying the diversity of plant and animal life.