9 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

9 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

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9 days in Vanuatu Itinerary

Start: Moncton
Fly:  32​h
1
Port Vila, Efate
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tanna Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Luganville, Espiritu Santo
— 3 nights
Fly:  36​h
End: Moncton

2
nights
Port Vila, Efate

Port Vila ©
The capital of Vanuatu and the largest settlement on Efate, Port Vila plays home to a number of busy markets, cafes, bars, and restaurants catering to the tourism industry.
Port Vila is known for nature, parks, adventure, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Evergreen Cascades Waterfall, look for gifts at Gallery Blong Vanuatu, explore the activities along Blue Lagoon, and steep yourself in history at Ekasup Village.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Port Vila road trip planner.

Moncton, Canada to Port Vila is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Vanuatu Time (VUT) is 15 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Moncton in October: high temperatures in Port Vila hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Tanna Island.

Things to do in Port Vila

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Blue Lagoon
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Evergreen Cascades Waterfall ©
Evergreen Cascades Waterfall
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

1
night
Tanna Island

Tanna Island ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): Head underground at Blue Cave, then admire the sheer force of Lenuanatuaiu Waterfall, and then get impressive views of Mount Yasur.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Tanna Island trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Port Vila to Tanna Island takes 1.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Tanna Island are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luganville.

Things to do in Tanna Island

Nature Parks
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Mount Yasur ©
Mount Yasur
Blue Cave ©
Blue Cave

3
nights
Luganville, Espiritu Santo

Luganville ©
Luganville is the second largest city in Vanuatu. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): Head underground at Millennium Cave and then contemplate the long history of SS President Coolidge. On your second day here, stroll through Nanda Blue Hole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Champagne Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Matevulu Blue Hole.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Luganville visit planning website .

You can fly from Tanna Island to Luganville in 3 hours. Traveling from Tanna Island in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Luganville. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luganville

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Espiritu Santo
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Millennium Cave ©
Millennium Cave
Champagne Beach ©
Champagne Beach
SS President Coolidge ©
SS President Coolidge

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