9 days in Niue, Cook Islands & Samoa Itinerary

9 days in Niue, Cook Islands & Samoa Itinerary

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Alofi, Niue
— 2 nights
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Aitutaki, Cook Islands
— 1 night
3
Muri, Cook Islands
— 1 night
4
Savaia, Samoa
— 1 day

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Alofi, Niue

Alofi ©
Alofi is the capital of the Pacific Ocean island nation of Niue, which is located within the Realm of New Zealand. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Togo Chasm, tour the pleasant surroundings at Limu Pools, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hio Beach.

For where to stay and other tourist information, read our Alofi trip site.

Beirut, Lebanon to Alofi is an approximately 38-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Standard Time to Niue Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Beirut in September; daily highs in Alofi reach 30°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Aitutaki.

Things to do in Alofi

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Togo Chasm, Hio Beach, Limu Pools
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Togo Chasm ©
Togo Chasm
Limu Pools ©
Limu Pools
Hio Beach ©
Hio Beach

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Aitutaki, Cook Islands

Aitutaki ©
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): kick back and relax at O'otu Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Aitutaki Lagoon, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Maungapu.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Aitutaki trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Alofi to Aitutaki takes 24 hours. The time zone changes from Niue Time (NUT) to Cook Islands Standard Time (CKT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Muri.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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O'otu Beach ©
O'otu Beach
Aitutaki Lagoon ©
Aitutaki Lagoon
Mount Maungapu ©
Mount Maungapu

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Muri, Cook Islands

Muri ©
Raratonga's lagoon measures widest and deepest around Muri, attracting large numbers of tourists to swim, snorkel, dive, and boat in the turquoise water filled with tropical sea life.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): examine the collection at Te Ara- Cook Islands Museum of Cultural Enterprise, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Aroa Marine Reserve, then kick back and relax at Black Rock Beach, and finally stop by Perfumes of Rarotonga.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Muri online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from Aitutaki to Muri with the Route module. In October in Muri, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Savaia.

Things to do in Muri

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rarotonga, Perfumes of Rarotonga
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Perfumes of Rarotonga ©
Perfumes of Rarotonga

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Savaia, Samoa

Savaia ©
On the 5th (Sat), explore the gorgeous colors at Giant Clam Sanctuary.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Savaia trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Muri to Savaia. The time zone difference when traveling from Muri to Savaia is 23 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Muri in October: highs in Savaia hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Savaia

Parks · Wildlife
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Giant Clam Sanctuary ©
Giant Clam Sanctuary

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