38 days in South Pacific Itinerary

38 days in South Pacific Itinerary

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38 days in South Pacific Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  24​h
1
Yaren, Nauru
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
4
Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
5
Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
7
Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
8
Koror, Palau
— 10 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: San Francisco, United States

3
nights
Yaren, Nauru

Yaren ©
Yaren is known for shopping and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Anibare Bay, contemplate the waterfront views at Moqua Well, make a trip to Nauru Government House, and get into the urban bustle at Civic Centre.

Plan my day in Yaren using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

San Francisco, USA to Yaren is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yaren is 20 hours. You will leave for Tarawa Atoll on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Yaren

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Nauru
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 23:
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Anibare Bay ©
Anibare Bay
Buada Lagoon ©
Buada Lagoon
Central Plateau ©
Central Plateau

3
nights
Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati

Tarawa Atoll ©
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.
Tarawa Atoll is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building, step off the mainland to explore Ambo Island, browse the collection at Kiribati National Library and Archives, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sacred Heart Cathedral.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Tarawa Atoll online itinerary planner .

Fly from Yaren to Tarawa Atoll in 1.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Tarawa Atoll are 88°F, while nighttime lows are 79°F. You'll set off for Majuro on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Tarawa Atoll

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Parliament Building ©
Parliament Building

3
nights
Majuro, Marshall Islands

Majuro ©
Majuro is the capital and largest city of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. Majuro is known for nature, historic sites, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Arno Atoll, snap pictures at Majuro Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of the Assumption, and browse the collection at Alele Museum and Public Library.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Majuro tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Tarawa Atoll to Majuro in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Majuro can reach 86°F, while at night they dip to 79°F. You will leave for Kolonia on the 29th (Fri).

Things to do in Majuro

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Arno Atoll ©
Arno Atoll
Alele Museum and Public Library ©
Alele Museum and Public Library
Cathedral of the Assumption ©
Cathedral of the Assumption

3
nights
Kolonia, Federated States of Micronesia

Kolonia ©
Kolonia is known for wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Nan Madol, step off the mainland to explore Ant Atoll, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Pwusehn Malek, and make a trip to Kolonia.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kolonia route planning site .

Getting from Majuro to Kolonia by flight takes about 2.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Majuro to Kolonia is minus 1 hour. In November in Kolonia, expect temperatures between 88°F during the day and 75°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Kosrae.

Things to do in Kolonia

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Pohnpei, Mt. Pwusehn Malek
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
Highlights from your plan
Kepirohi Waterfall ©
Kepirohi Waterfall
Nan Madol ©
Nan Madol
Liduduhniap Falls ©
Liduduhniap Falls

3
nights
Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia

Kosrae ©
Kosrae is known for wildlife, historic sites, nature, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Utwe-Walung Marine Park, look for gifts at Green Banana Paper Company, see the vivid underwater world at The Blue Hole, and explore the striking landscape at Hiroshi's Point.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kosrae day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kolonia to Kosrae takes 1.5 hours. December in Kosrae sees daily highs of 88°F and lows of 76°F at night. You'll set off for Chuuk on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Kosrae

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Utwe-Walung Marine Park ©
Utwe-Walung Marine Park
Green Banana Paper Company ©
Green Banana Paper Company
Lelu ©
Lelu

4
nights
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Chuuk ©
Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
Chuuk is known for nature and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Truk Lagoon and look for all kinds of wild species at Kuop Atoll.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chuuk tour itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Kosrae to Chuuk in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Kosrae to Chuuk, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in December, and nighttime lows around 78°F. You'll set off for Yap on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Chuuk

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Dec 5 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Truk Lagoon ©
Truk Lagoon
Kuop Atoll ©
Kuop Atoll

5
nights
Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

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. Yap is known for historic sites, trails, classes, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Stone Money, walk around Sunset Park, admire the masterpieces at The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia, and contemplate the long history of Japanese Zeros.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yap trip planner .

You can fly from Chuuk to Yap in 10.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in December, and nighttime lows around 78°F. You'll set off for Koror on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Yap

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 9 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Park ©
Sunset Park
Stone Money ©
Stone Money
Japanese Zeros ©
Japanese Zeros

10
nights
Koror, Palau

Koror ©
Once Palau's capital, Koror remains by far the country's most populous town and offers plenty of options for tourism.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Koror: Melekeok (Palau National Congress & Big Drop-off). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Rock Islands Southern Lagoon, delve into the distant past at Stone Monoliths, identify plant and animal life at Mandarin Fish Lake, and admire the sheer force of Ngardmau Falls.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Koror road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Yap to Koror takes 20 hours. In December in Koror, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 78°F at night. On the 25th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Koror

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Melekeok, Babeldaob Island, German Channel
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon ©
Rock Islands Southern Lagoon
Milky Way ©
Milky Way
Jellyfish Lake ©
Jellyfish Lake