14 days in Tonga, Fiji & Samoa Itinerary

14 days in Tonga, Fiji & Samoa Itinerary

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14 days in Tonga, Fiji & Samoa Itinerary

Start: New York City, United States
Drive + Fly:  32​h
1
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h
2
Nadi, Fiji
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Upolu, Samoa
— 3 nights
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
4
Savai'i, Samoa
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  28​h
End: New York City, United States

1
night
Nuku'alofa, Tonga

Nuku'alofa ©
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): Head underground at Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, kick back and relax at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes, and then don't miss a visit to Royal Tombs.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Nuku'alofa itinerary planner.

New York City, USA to Nuku'alofa is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Nuku'alofa, you'll lose 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get little chillier in Nuku'alofa: highs are around 28°C and lows about 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for Nadi.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Tongatapu Island, Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool
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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon ©
Ha'amonga'a Maui Trilithon

3
nights
Nadi, Fiji

Nadi ©
Home to the country's primary international airport, Nadi serves as the gateway to Fiji.
Shop till you drop at Hot Glass Fiji and Baravi Handcrafts. Take a break from the city and head to Natadola Beach and Kula Wild Adventure Park. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Garden of the Sleeping Giant, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Sri Siva Subramaniya Temple, take in the dramatic natural features at Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool, and take in the waterfront activity at Port Denarau Marina.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Nadi vacation trip planner.

You can fly from Nuku'alofa to Nadi in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Nuku'alofa to Nadi is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Nuku'alofa, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Nadi, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Upolu.

Things to do in Nadi

Parks Beaches Shopping

Side Trips

Sigatoka, Port Denarau Marina
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Port Denarau Marina ©
Port Denarau Marina
Natadola Beach ©
Natadola Beach
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool ©
Sabeto Hot Springs and Mud Pool

3
nights
Upolu, Samoa

Upolu ©
Samoa's second-largest island, Upolu contains the nation's capital city, along with the majority of its population.
Get outdoors at To Sua Ocean Trench and Papaseea Sliding Rock. Do your shopping at Mailelani Samoa and Old Apia Market. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Lalomanu Beach and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Upolu vacation builder.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Nadi to Upolu in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nadi to Upolu. In August, daytime highs in Upolu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Upolu

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock

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nights
Savai'i, Samoa

Savai'i ©
On the 30th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall and then get outside with Mount Matavanu Crater.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Savai'i holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Upolu to Savai'i in 2.5 hours. August in Savai'i sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Mount Matavanu Crater ©
Mount Matavanu Crater

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