25 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

25 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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25 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Budapest
train + Fly:  27​h
1
Papeete, Tahiti
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Moorea
— 7 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Tahaa
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bora Bora
— 7 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Maupiti Island
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Taravao, Tahiti
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  28​h
End: Budapest

2
nights
Papeete, Tahiti

Papeete ©
The capital of French Polynesia, Pape'ete amounts to little more than a medium-sized town by Western standards, but it is still a thriving hub of culture and commerce.
Visiting Vallee de la Papenoo and Fautaua will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at James Norman Hall Home and Musee de la perle et Bijouterie. There's much more to do: stop by Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls, steep yourself in history at Point Venus, browse the eclectic array of goods at Municipal Market, and take an in-depth tour of Museum of Tahiti and the Islands.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Papeete trip builder tool .

Budapest, Hungary to Papeete is an approximately 27-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Budapest to Papeete is minus 11 hours. In June, Papeete is somewhat warmer than Budapest - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moorea.

Things to do in Papeete

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
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Fautaua ©
Fautaua
Vallee de la Papenoo ©
Vallee de la Papenoo
Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls ©
Tahia Exquisite Tahitian Pearls

7
nights
Moorea

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Get some cultural insight at Route des Ananas and Tiki Village Cultural Center. Relax by the water at Tiahura Beach and Temae Beach. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Ta'ahiamanu Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, make a trip to Toatea Lookout, and look for gifts at Ron Hall Pearls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Moorea trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Papeete to Moorea in 2.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Moorea are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tahaa.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Ron Hall Pearls ©
Ron Hall Pearls
Shark Diving
Tiahura Beach ©
Tiahura Beach

1
night
Tahaa

Tahaa ©
Taha’a is an island located among the western group, the Leeward Islands, of the Society Islands in French Polynesia, an overseas territory of France in the Pacific Ocean. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): stop by Iaorana Pearl Farm, head outdoors with Jardin de Corail, then identify plant and animal life at Turtle Conservation Center, and finally relax in the rural setting at Vallee de la Vanille.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Tahaa trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Moorea to Tahaa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Tahaa

Outdoors Wildlife Parks
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Jardin de Corail ©
Jardin de Corail
Vallee de la Vanille ©
Vallee de la Vanille

7
nights
Bora Bora

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
For shopping fun, head to Deep Sea Pearls or Art du Pacific. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mount Pahia and Leopard Rays Trench. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Matira Beach, see the vivid underwater world at Tupitipiti Point, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and contemplate the geological forces at Mount Otemanu.

Plan trip to Bora Bora with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Tahaa to Bora Bora. On the 19th (Fri), you're off toMaupiti Island.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu
Deep Sea Pearls ©
Deep Sea Pearls

1
night
Maupiti Island

Maupiti Island ©
Tropical paradise doesn't get more surreal than on Maupiti Island, a volcano perched on a coral atoll and surrounded by a horseshoe of forested land.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Le Palais de la mer, get outside with Mt. Teurafaatiu, and then kick back and relax at Tereia Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Maupiti Island trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bora Bora to Maupiti Island. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Taravao.

Things to do in Maupiti Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Tereia Beach ©
Tereia Beach
Le Palais de la mer ©
Le Palais de la mer

4
nights
Taravao, Tahiti

Taravao ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Taharuu Beach and The Water Gardens of Vaipahi. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arahurahu Marae and Paul Gauguin Museum. Step out of Taravao with an excursion to Faarumai Waterfalls in Arue--about 40 minutes away.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Taravao road trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Maupiti Island to Taravao in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. June in Taravao sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Taravao

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tahiti, Faarumai Waterfalls, Taharuu Beach, Arahurahu Marae
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The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi
Arahurahu Marae ©
Arahurahu Marae
Taravao Plateau ©
Taravao Plateau

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