Fiji Tours: Enjoy 10 Days In Fiji's Mamanuca And Yasawa Islands

Fiji Tours: Enjoy 10 Days In Fiji's Mamanuca And Yasawa Islands

Fiji is an archipelago comprises of 330 islands, out of which 110 islands are inhabited. It is lying in the lap of peaceful South Pacific Ocean which is covered by the warm tropical waters and magnificent coral reefs. If you are looking for the idyllic crystal clear bays and brilliant sand beaches, just follow this Fiji itinerary that won't disappoint you during your Fiji tours. The underwater adventure activity makes it a draw for divers from around the world. Apart from this, the friendly and Read More

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Fiji is an archipelago comprises of 330 islands, out of which 110 islands are inhabited. It is lying in the lap of peaceful South Pacific Ocean which is covered by the warm tropical waters and magnificent coral reefs. If you are looking for the idyllic crystal clear bays and brilliant sand beaches, just follow this Fiji itinerary that won’t disappoint you during your Fiji tours. The underwater adventure activity makes it a draw for divers from around the world. Apart from this, the friendly and welcoming culture of Fiji is not to be overlooked. The main islands of Viti Levu and Vanua Levu house the majority of the island chain’s population with commerce largely based on sugar cane production.

Trip Highlights

  • Port Denarau is an idyllic a touristy port for tourists who get indulge in souvenir shopping, enjoying spending time in cafes, restaurants and spa shops.

  • The best part is that this high island gives spectacular views from its peak and is ideal for the short hike to the top.

  • Naviti has several walking tracks across the islands which led to the remote villages where you will receive a warm Fijian ‘bula’ welcome.

Trip At A Glance 

Day 1: Arrive in Nadi, Fiji

Day 2: Explore Port Denarau Marina  

Day 3: Navadra Island

Day 4: Waya Island

Day 5: Naviti Island

Day 6: Matacawa Levu Island

Day 7: Sawi Lau Island

Day 8: Yasawa Island

Day 9: Back To Denarau Via Vomo

Day 10: Back To Port Denarau Marina 

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive in Nadi, Fiji

The first day of the Fiji tour is reserved for the arrival and settling in the hotel. After your arrival at Nadi International Airport early in the morning, call the private transfer that will take you to your hotel and after a long flight, you would be wanting a lavish welcome to the city which your hotel staff is capable of providing you with such kind of services. Once you are done with check-in formalities, freshen up yourself and go straight to the restaurant to grab some tasty grub. When you are finished with a lavish selection of continental and Fijian flavor food at the restaurant, relax by the poolside of the hotel, depending upon your mood. If you are not willing to sit by poolside, you can take rest in your hotel room. After snoozing and resetting for a few hours, you can hit the huge infinity pool or invest your time in spending hours lazying at the pool beds sipping uniquely crafted cocktails with a good selection of quick bites. Average drink costs around. So, this is how you can spend your first day in Nadi.

Day 2: Explore Port Denarau Marina  

Set your second day of Fiji tour to explore the nearby port that boasts good food and shopping.  After roaming a few hours exploring the area, it is recommended to take the Bula Bus for unlimited trips for a day. Bula bus is just like any other hop-on-and-hop-off bus with a fixed route but the advantage of this bus is that it takes you around the whole Port Denarau so that you can see the other resorts, and can grab food at their restaurants. Port Denarau is an idyllic a touristy port for tourists who get indulge in souvenir shopping, enjoying spending time in cafes, restaurants and spa shops (and of course docked boats, yachts and cruise ships). There are many small shops that offer good quality souvenirs, especially the wooden Fijian warrior face for the memorial. In the evening, you can spend some time at the American cafe as they had great live music playing. Nothing can beat the craze and fun of Live music, so enjoy listening to Live music while sipping on the drinks and grabbing some tasty food before you call off a day. The second day is also consisted of enjoying the activities that take place in the area.

Day 3: Navadra Island

The third day of Fiji tour is reserved for cruising to the uninhabited island of Navadra, which is divided into two, linked by a beautiful reef and sand bar. You have a whole day to explore the deserted beaches, and snorkeling in crystal clear waters. These activities are perfect for tourists who are looking for some peace and serenity. So while indulging in the activities do not forget to try your hands on some traditional cuisines offered by some traditional restaurants. If the weather permits, do anchor here overnight to spend some time with your beloved one. This is the perfect way of ending your third day of the tour.

Day 4: Waya Island

The fourth day is perfect to visit Waya Island, the southernmost island in the Yasawa Group. Do anchor off Natawa village (South Waya) and present your kava to the village chief in the traditional ‘Sevusevu’ ceremony. The best part is that this high island gives spectacular views from its peak and is ideal for the short hike to the top. So it is suggested to stop and refresh in the natural spring on the way that will keep you going during the tour. Continue your walk right over the island before you get on to the yacht. There are some good dives and snorkeling on the peninsulas and the small nearby islets. Spend the night at Naluwaki Bay on the north side of Waya Island and explore the deserted beaches. What a perfect way to spend a day here at Waya Island? Do capture some pictures of you near the island.

Day 5: Naviti Island

On the fifth day, depart for a short cruise to Navitiisland, passing through the scenic channels between the three islands to the south of Naviti. It is advisable to choose an anchorage on the south end of Naviti and take the tender to the southern tip of the island, which is a favorite feeding ground of the manta rays. You will feel fun to snorkel or dive with these huge, docile plankton-eating creatures and if you travel between May to September, you have high chances of seeing them daily. Naviti has several walking tracks across the islands which led to the remote villages where you will receive a warm Fijian ‘bula’ welcome. It is recommended to depart and continue your cruising up to Naviti’s east coast. And do anchor in the well-protected bay at the north end of the island for a sheltered night.

Day 6: Matacawa Levu Island

The sixth day of your tour will be exciting as you will be visiting Blue Lagoon, which is located in the east of MatacawaLevu Island (where the famous movie Blue Lagoon was filmed) – a stunning lagoon, which shimmers with turquoise waters. There is some exciting snorkeling through the passes in the reef and the neighboring islands can be explored on foot. It is a good place to hire a local dive guide who will take you to some of the more remote dive spots. It will be fun having an underwater dive and the anchorage is very well protected from all wind directions.

Day 7: Sawi Lau Island

The seventh day is perfect to head north to Sawailau Bay, a large bay dotted with beaches and shallow passes that is ideal for snorkeling and exploring. Visit the remote village and the huge chandelier caves formations on Sawai Lau island. You can swim through these magnificent caves with sunlight filtering through holes in the roof. This bay is also well protected in all weather.

Day 8: Yasawa Island

On day 8, cruise to the top of Yasawa Island, which is situated on the top of the island and anchoring in Yasawa- I- Rara Bay. This is one of the best places to visit when touring to the Yasawa islands with 10 kilometres of pristine beaches interrupted only by lush green headlands. There are some great snorkeling and diving off the northern tip of Yasawa Island. Explore this remote coast and walk along the coastline at low tide to view the varied fish life in the corals and pools.

Day 9: Back To Denarau Via Vomo

On the last day fo the adventure tour, get underway early for the 60nm trip back to Port Denarau with a stop at Vomo Island five-star resort for the last meal. Alternatively, spend the night at one of the many uninhabited islands on route. This is the perfect way to end your adventure tour.

Day 10: Back To Port Denarau Marina

This is the last day of the tour and you are suggested to head for the airport early in the morning to catch the flight on time. After having your breakfast, call the private transfer that will drop you to the airport. 

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