31 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

31 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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31 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
Moorea
— 9 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
2
Huahine
— 3 nights
Fly + ferry:  3​h
3
Bora Bora
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Tahaa
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 15​min
5
Tikehau
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
6
Papeete, Tahiti
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Mexico City

9
nights
Moorea

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Get some historical perspective at Spirou THEBAUD and Tiki Village Cultural Center. You'll get in some beach time at Ta'ahiamanu Beach and Tiahura Beach. There's lots more to do: look for gifts at Ron Hall Pearls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Temae Beach, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and tour the water at your own pace with Manahere Adventure.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Moorea journey maker app .

Mexico City, Mexico to Moorea is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mexico City to Moorea. When traveling from Mexico City in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Moorea: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 28°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Huahine.

Things to do in Moorea

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Toatea Lookout ©
Toatea Lookout
Tiahura Beach ©
Tiahura Beach
Route des Ananas ©
Route des Ananas

3
nights
Huahine

Huahine ©
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fare Potee maeva huahine and Galerie 'Umatatea. Step off the beaten path and head to Sito Archeologico Di Maeva and Mont Taitaa. There's lots more to do: stop by Motu Tresor, head outdoors with Huahine-kitetrip, make a trip to Three Bays Pass, and sample the fine beverages at Distillerie Huahine Passion.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Huahine online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Moorea to Huahine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Huahine

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Fare Potee maeva huahine ©
Fare Potee maeva huahine
Fare, in Huahine, FP ©
Fare, in Huahine, FP
Sito Archeologico Di Maeva ©
Sito Archeologico Di Maeva

7
nights
Bora Bora

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Deep Sea Pearls and Leopard Rays Trench. Do some cultural sightseeing at Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church and Alain Despert. And it doesn't end there: choose your vessel at La Plage Tours, get up close to creatures of the deep with Bora Bora Cruise and Dive, identify plant and animal life at Tupitipiti Point, and get impressive views of Mount Otemanu.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Bora Bora trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Huahine to Bora Bora takes 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Tahaa.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Parks Outdoors Tours
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Paroisse Saint Pierre-Celestin Church ©
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Deep Sea Pearls ©
Deep Sea Pearls

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 26th (Tue): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Pari Pari, get outside with Jardin de Corail, then experience rural life at Vallee de la Vanille, and finally get outside with Spiaggia di Joe Dassin.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Tahaa planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bora Bora to Tahaa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Tikehau.

Things to do in Tahaa

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

2
nights
Tikehau

Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): stroll through Plage La Cloche de Hina, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage des Sables Roses, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: experience rural life at Ile d'Eden and then get outside with Ile Aux Oiseaux.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Tikehau day trip planner .

You can fly from Tahaa to Tikehau in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Tikehau

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ile Aux Oiseaux ©
Ile Aux Oiseaux

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pointe Venus and Paofai Gardens. Get some cultural insight at Notre Dame Cathedral and La Maison James Norman Hall. Venture out of the city with trips to Taharuu Beach (in Papara), Taravao (The Water Gardens of Vaipahi, Bain de Vaima, & more) and Faarumai Waterfalls (in Arue). There's lots more to do: admire the sheer force of Fautaua, get a sense of history and politics at Assemblee de la Polynesie francaise, take in the exciting artwork at Manua Exquisite Tahitian Art, and head outdoors with Vallee de la Papenoo.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Papeete road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Tikehau to Papeete takes 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Papeete can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Papeete

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Taravao, Arue, Tahiti, Pointe Venus, Taharuu Beach
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Taharuu Beach ©
Taharuu Beach
Vallee de la Papenoo ©
Vallee de la Papenoo
The Water Gardens of  Vaipahi ©
The Water Gardens of Vaipahi

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