8 days in Upolu Itinerary

8 days in Upolu Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Chicago
Fly + Drive:  28 h
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
— 4 nights
Fly:  27 h
End: Chicago


Lotofaga ©
Lotofaga is a village on the south coast of Upolu island in Samoa. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lalomanu Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lotofaga online travel planner.

Chicago, USA to Lotofaga is an approximately 28- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Apia Standard Time (WSST) is 19 hours. On the 18th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Apia.

Things to do in Lotofaga

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lalomanu Beach
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Lalomanu Beach ©
Lalomanu Beach


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.
Let the collections at Robert Louis Stevenson Museum and Tiapapata Art Centre capture your imagination. Popular historic sites such as Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral and Baha'i House of Worship, Tiapapata, Samoa are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Plantation House Samoa, take in the dramatic scenery at Waterfall Sauniatu, savor the flavors at Fugalei Market, and kick back and relax at Lefaga Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Apia vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Lotofaga to Apia takes 1.5 hours. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in Apia

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Waterfall Sauniatu
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Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral ©
Immaculate Conception of Mary Cathedral
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum ©
Robert Louis Stevenson Museum
Papaseea Sliding Rock ©
Papaseea Sliding Rock