16 days in Samoa Itinerary

16 days in Samoa Itinerary

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16 days in Samoa Itinerary

Start: Cranbrook
Fly:  25 h
1
Apia, Upolu
— 7 nights
Drive + Ferry:  2 h 15 min
2
Savai'i
— 4 nights
Ferry + Drive:  3 h
3
Lalomanu, Upolu
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Cranbrook

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Tafa Tafa Beach and Vaiala Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Apia: Cape Fatuosofia (in Cape Fatuosofia) and Giant Clam Sanctuary (in Savaia). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Papaseea Sliding Rock, take in the pleasant sights at Coastal Lava Cliff Walk, explore the activities along Palolo Deep Marine Reserve, and admire the landmark architecture of Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa.

To find out how to plan a trip to Apia, use our trip itinerary maker.

Cranbrook, Canada to Apia is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 20 hours traveling from Cranbrook to Apia. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) 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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Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock
Vaiala Beach ©
Vaiala Beach
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve ©
Palolo Deep Marine Reserve

4
nights
Savai'i

Savai'i ©
Savai'i is known for nature, parks, wildlife, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Alofaaga Blowholes, don't miss a visit to Swimming with Turtles, get outside with Saleaula Lava Fields, and stroll through Falealupo Canopy Walk.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Savai'i trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Apia to Savai'i in 2.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Lalomanu.

Things to do in Savai'i

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Alofaaga Blowholes ©
Alofaaga Blowholes
Aganoa Beach ©
Aganoa Beach
Afu Aau Waterfall ©
Afu Aau Waterfall

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 30th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Sopoaga Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at To Sua Ocean Trench, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Fuipisia Waterfall. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lalomanu Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Lalomanu road trip planning site .

Getting from Savai'i to Lalomanu by combination of ferry and car takes about 3 hours. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel 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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