31 days in Oceania Itinerary

31 days in Oceania Itinerary

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Funafuti, Tuvalu
— 4 nights
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Tarawa Atoll, Republic of Kiribati
— 3 nights
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Yaren, Nauru
— 3 nights
Drive to Nauru International Airport, Fly to Majuro
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Majuro, Marshall Islands
— 4 nights
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Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
— 2 nights
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Palikir, Federated States of Micronesia
— 3 nights
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia
— 5 nights
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Yap, Federated States of Micronesia
— 4 nights
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Funafuti, Tuvalu — 4 nights

Funafuti is an atoll on which the capital of the island nation of Tuvalu is located. Funafuti is known for sightseeing and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Funafuti Marine Conservation Area, get a sense of history and politics at Tuvalu Philatelic Bureau, and get advice or help at Tuvalu National Library.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Funafuti itinerary planner.

Newark, USA to Funafuti is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Newark to Funafuti is 17 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in January, with highs in Funafuti at 88°F and lows at 78°F. On the 14th (Sun), you're off to Tarawa Atoll.
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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sacred Heart Cathedral and Ambo Island. Next up on the itinerary: get a sense of history and politics at Parliament Building and get advice or help at Kiribati National Library and Archives.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Tarawa Atoll holiday maker app.

You can fly from Funafuti to Tarawa Atoll in 7 hours. In January in Tarawa Atoll, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Yaren.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Yaren, Nauru — 3 nights

Get in touch with nature at Anibare Bay and Buada Lagoon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parliament House and Civic Centre.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yaren day trip site.

Fly from Tarawa Atoll to Yaren in 5 hours. You will leave for Majuro on the 20th (Sat).
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Majuro, Marshall Islands — 4 nights

Majuro is known for sightseeing, parks, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, get your bearings at Alele Museum and Public Library, stroll through Arno Atoll, and take in the views from Majuro Bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Majuro journey website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yaren to Majuro. January in Majuro sees daily highs of 86°F and lows of 79°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for the flight to Kosrae.
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Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia — 2 nights

On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Yela Valley Ka Forest, see the vivid underwater world at The Blue Hole, then delve into the distant past at Lelu, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Green Banana Paper Company.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Kosrae visit site.

Traveling by flight from Majuro to Kosrae takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Marshall Islands Time to Ponape Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January in Kosrae, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to fly to Palikir.
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Palikir, Federated States of Micronesia — 3 nights

Get some cultural insight at Nan Madol and Pohnpaid Petroglyphs. Get in touch with nature at Pohnpei Surf Club and Sokehs Rock. Go for a jaunt from Palikir to Kolonia to see Ant Atoll about 38 minutes away.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Palikir trip simple and quick.

You can fly from Kosrae to Palikir in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in January, and nighttime lows around 76°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Chuuk.
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Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia — 5 nights

Explore the giant atoll of Chuuk, a state of Micronesia encompassing many tiny islands dotted along the outer barrier reef.
Get in touch with nature at Kuop Atoll and Truk Lagoon. The adventure continues: try to win big at Royal Flush Game Room.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Chuuk day trip planning app.

You can fly from Palikir to Chuuk in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Palikir to Chuuk, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in January, and nighttime lows around 78°F. You will leave for Yap on the 3rd (Sat).
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Yap, Federated States of Micronesia — 4 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. Explore hidden gems such as The Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia and Sunset Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stone Money and Japanese Zeros. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tamilyog Trail and snap pictures at Colonia Bridge.

Start your trip to Yap by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Chuuk to Yap with the Route module. In February in Yap, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 77°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
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Historic Sites · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Tuvalu travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Government Buildings
A group of tiny atolls and reef islands in the South Pacific, Tuvalu offers plenty of seaside appeal. Most visitors start and end their tour of Tuvalu on Fongfale, the main islet where you'll find the majority of accommodations and other tourist-oriented facilities. Beaches fringed by palms remain the main attractions on Tuvalu, with visitors coming to dive and snorkel the waters sheltering a variety of tropical fish and sea turtles. Others head for the uninhabited islets, which provide no amenities but plenty of chances to spot a range of sea birds.
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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.
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Nauru travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Tourist Spots · Civic Centers
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.
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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.
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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.
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