18 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

18 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

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18 days in French Polynesia Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly + ferry:  32​h
1
Bora Bora
— 6 nights
ferry + Fly:  3​h
2
Avatoru, Rangiroa
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
3
Papeete, Tahiti
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Moorea
— 3 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: New Delhi

6
nights
Bora Bora

Bora Bora ©
There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Spend the 6th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Matira Beach, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, tour the water at your own pace with La Plage Tours, and see the vivid underwater world at Tupitipiti Point.

Plan trip to Bora Bora with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

New Delhi, India to Bora Bora is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and ferry; or do a combination of train, flight, and ferry. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Tahiti Time is minus 15 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Avatoru.

Things to do in Bora Bora

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Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu

2
nights
Avatoru, Rangiroa

Avatoru ©
The main draw to Avatoru is its stunning location at the northern end of Rangiroa's vast, turquoise coral lagoon.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, relax in the rural setting at Gauguin's Pearl Farm, and then step off the mainland to explore Ile aux Recifs. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Le Lagon Bleu.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Avatoru trip itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of ferry and flight from Bora Bora to Avatoru in 3 hours. Another option is to fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Papeete.

Things to do in Avatoru

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Ile aux Recifs ©
Ile aux Recifs
Scuba & Snorkeling
Le Lagon Bleu ©
Le Lagon Bleu

3
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.
Step out of Papeete to go to Arue and see Faarumai Waterfalls, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, get a sense of history and politics at Assemblee de la Polynesie francaise, browse the eclectic array of goods at Municipal Market, and explore the striking landscape at Point Venus.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Papeete itinerary builder app .

Fly from Avatoru to Papeete in 1.5 hours. In February in Papeete, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Papeete

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tahiti, Museum of Tahiti and the Islands, Faarumai Waterfalls
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Faarumai Waterfalls ©
Faarumai Waterfalls
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands ©
Museum of Tahiti and the Islands
Municipal Market
Municipal Market

3
nights
Moorea

On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Moorea is known for adventure, shopping, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get interesting insight from Tours, meet the residents at Lagoonarium, stroll through Route des Ananas, and contemplate the long history of Tiki Village Cultural Center.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Moorea day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Papeete to Moorea in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and car. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Moorea

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Shark Diving
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Tiki Village Cultural Center ©
Tiki Village Cultural Center

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