16 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

16 days in Cook Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Cook Islands Trip Planner

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Aitutaki
— 8 nights
Fly to Rarotongo, Taxi to Rarotonga
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Rarotonga
— 4 nights
Drive to Rarotonga International Airport, Fly to Bengaluru

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Aitutaki

— 8 nights
Aitutaki's triangular barrier reef surrounds a turquoise lagoon of crystal clear water.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Teking Lagoon Cruises, The Vaka Cruise, One Foot Island, and other attractions you added.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Aitutaki day trip app.

Bengaluru, India to Aitutaki is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Cook Islands Standard Time, which is usually a -15.5 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rarotonga.

Things to do in Aitutaki

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 27:

Rarotonga

— 4 nights
The center of Rarotonga is a mass of peaks and ridges, closely thatched with dense jungle.
Visit Titikaveka Beach and Muri Lagoon for some beach relaxation. Take a break from the city and head to Te Rua Manga (The Needle) and Aroa Marine Reserve. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cook Island Christian Church (CICC), stop by Rito Cook Islands, take in the dramatic scenery at Papua ( Wigmore's) Waterfall, and take an in-depth tour of Cook Islands Library & Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Rarotonga online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Aitutaki to Rarotonga takes 3 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rarotonga

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 31:

Cook Islands travel guide

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Beaches · Concerts & Shows · Scuba & Snorkeling
Scattered across a 2,200,000 sq km (849,425 sq mi) zone in the vast Pacific Ocean, roughly halfway between New Zealand and Hawaii, the Cook Islands are about as remote a holiday destination as you will find. With their pristine white-sand beaches, tranquil azure lagoons, lush tropical jungles, and teeming coral reefs, the 15 islands seem plucked from a picture postcard of paradise. Relaxation comes first and foremost, for locals as much as tourists, and you will find the laid-back lifestyle of the Cook Islanders as infectious as their warm smiles. As tempting (and fulfilling) as it might be to spend all day swinging lazily in a hammock strung between shady palm trees, plenty of adventures await exploring the idyllic scenery overland, on the waves, and undersea.