12 days in Nuku'alofa, Ha'apai Islands & Vava'u Islands Itinerary

12 days in Nuku'alofa, Ha'apai Islands & Vava'u Islands Itinerary

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Nuku'alofa
— 1 night
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Ha'apai Islands
— 2 nights
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Neiafu
— 4 nights

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Nuku'alofa

Nuku'alofa ©
The capital of Tonga and the seat of the island nation's royal family, Nuku'alofa was first seen by Western eyes in 1777, when legendary Captain James Cook arrived in the area.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): stroll through Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Free Church of Tonga, and then kick back and relax at Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Nuku'alofa trip planner.

Chennai, India to Nuku'alofa is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Tonga Standard Time, which is usually a 7.5 hour difference. Traveling from Chennai in April, expect Nuku'alofa to be a bit cooler, temps between 33°C and 26°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off to Ha'apai Islands.

Things to do in Nuku'alofa

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Anahulu Cave - The Underground Swimming Pool, Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
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Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes ©
Mapu'a 'a Vaea Blowholes
Free Church of Tonga ©
Free Church of Tonga

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Ha'apai Islands

Ha'apai Islands
To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Ha'apai Islands online trip maker.

Getting from Nuku'alofa to Ha'apai Islands by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 28°C. You'll set off for Neiafu on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Ha'apai Islands

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Neiafu

Neiafu is known for wildlife, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Ene'io Botanical Garden, hunt for treasures at Utakalongalu Market, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Joseph's Cathedral, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Neiafu trip planner.

You can ride a ferry from Ha'apai Islands to Neiafu in 8 hours. In April in Neiafu, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. On the 11th (Tue), you're off to home.

Things to do in Neiafu

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Ene'io Botanical Garden ©
Ene'io Botanical Garden
St Joseph's Cathedral ©
St Joseph's Cathedral