13 days in Samoa Itinerary

13 days in Samoa Itinerary

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13 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  30 h
1
Apia, Upolu
— 6 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
2
Savai'i
— 2 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h
3
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  30 h
End: Philadelphia

6
nights
Apia, Upolu

Apia ©
The Samoan capital of Apia serves as the first port of call for most visitors, and it plays home to a number of historic sites, a laid-back seaside promenade, and a range of hotels and restaurants keeping tourists entertained.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Lefaga Beach and Tafa Tafa Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Waterfall Sauniatu. Explore Apia's surroundings by going to Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia) and Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa, take in the dramatic scenery at Papapapaitai Falls, view the masterpieces at Tiapapata Art Centre, and explore the fascinating underground world of Piula Cave Pool.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Apia sightseeing planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Apia is an approximately 30- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 18 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Apia. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Savai'i.

Things to do in Apia

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, Giant Clam Sanctuary, Cape Fatuosofia
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Lefaga Beach ©
Lefaga Beach

2
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
On the 27th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, take in the dramatic scenery at Afu Aau Waterfall, and then make a trip to Pulemelei Ancient Mound. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Saleaula Lava Fields, then explore the fascinating underground world of Aopo Lava Tubes, and then head outdoors with Mount Matavanu Crater.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Savai'i travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall
Saleaula Lava Fields ©
Saleaula Lava Fields

2
nights
Lalomanu, Upolu

Lalomanu ©
Lalomanu is a village on the east coast of Upolu island in Samoa.The village is part of the electoral constituency (Faipule District) Aleipata Itupa i Luga which is within the larger political district of Atua.The white sandy seaside is called Lalomanu Beach, one of the most popular beaches in Samoa with beach fale accommodation run by locals, including Litia Sini Beach Resort and Taufua Beach Fales, for tourists and visitors. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Fuipisia Waterfall, then take in the dramatic natural features at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lalomanu trip itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Savai'i to Lalomanu in 3 hours. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Lalomanu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Upolu, To Sua Ocean Trench
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Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach
To Sua Ocean Trench ©
To Sua Ocean Trench
Sopoaga Falls ©
Sopoaga Falls

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