Join YPT on an essential adventure for all country collectors. We visit all 11 Pacific island countries including 5 of the 15 least-visited countries in the world including the third, Tuvalu, and the first, Nauru!
YPT’s Least Visited Countries tour is now in its fourth year and we’ve established plenty of local contacts with insider knowledge so we can take you to some places you won’t find in any travel guide
We start our tour in Palau, an independent country in free association with the United States, and explore its World War Two history, island culture and make the most out of some of the best waters the planet has to offer with options to dive, snorkel, kayak and even swim in the infamous Jellyfish Lake! We’ll head on to Pohnpei, the main island of the Federated States of Micronesia for Christmas Day and another country ticked off the list, while we also check out Japanese war remnants and local markets.
We continue in the Marshall Islands – nominally an independent country but arguably a pseudo-colony of the US – where we check out the capital and visit the beautiful island of Eneko, which was linked to a fraudulent micronation in the 1990s.
After that, we’ll have two nights and three days in Kiribati, scene of one of the fiercest battles of World War 2, and check out the shipwrecks, pillboxes and gun turrets. We’ll also sample the local moonshine, made of fermented palm tree sap.
Following this, we head to Nauru where we will spend the next 5 days not only celebrating New Year’s Eve, but exploring every last inch of the third-smallest – and least-visited – country in the world.
Continuing our trip to the fifteenth least visited country in the world – the Solomon Islands, which lies next to Papua New Guinea, and then Vanuatu, an archipelago and relatively new country, having been granted independence from the French and British in 1980. After that it’s Fiji and a stop in its main tourist town, before heading to our main destination – Tuvalu, the third least-visited country in the world.
Following that we tick off countries 10 and 11, with specially chartered flights to Samoa and Tonga to round off the whole set.
These are some of the hardest-to-reach and most untouched places in the world, with our group tour offering amazing savings as opposed to doing it by yourself, as well as travelling with a fin bunch of people and the unrivalled tour company operating on these islands!
Due to the fickle nature of flights and airlines in the least visited part of the world, the final dates and itinerary for this tour are not fully confirmed. When we have the final flights schedules we will adjust accordingly. Do not book flights to and from this tour until we confirm
Stay tuned for more exciting add ons to this tour to spend even longer in one of the most remote and beautiful parts of the world!
|Price (USD)||Single Supplement (USD)|
|Prequel+Part 1||December 16th||January 4th||$6190||$1230|
|Part 1+Part 2||December 24th||January 11th||$5590||$1575|
|Part 2+Part 3||January 3rd||January 14th||$5290||$1375|
|Prequel+Part 1+Part 2||December 16th||January 11th||$9185||$1925|
|Full tour: Prequel+Part 1+Part 2+Part 3||December 16th||January 14th||$10995||$2150|
Check out some videos taken on the tour below:
Saturday 17th December – Palau
Sunday 18th December – Palau
Monday 19th December – Palau
Tuesday 20th December – Palau
Wednesday 21st December – Palau
Thursday 22nd December – Pohnpei
ATTENTION – Since we are changing plane in Guam and Guam is USA territory, we need to go through US Immigration even though we are staying in the airport. This means that you will either need a Guam-Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Visa Waiver (given on arrival to citizens of Australia, New Zealand, UK, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore), an ESTA (given online if you are eligible) or a visa-free entry (Canadians and Americans). If you are not eligible for any of those, you will need a visa for the USA (either tourist or transit) to transit in Guam.
Friday 23rd December – Pohnpei
Saturday 24th December – Pohnpei/Majuro
Sunday 25th December – Majuro [End of Prequel / Beginning of Part 1]
Monday 26th December – Tarawa
Tuesday 27th December – Tarawa
Wednesday 28th December – Tawara
Thursday 29th December – Nauru
Friday 30th December – Nauru
Saturday 31st December – Nauru
Sunday 1st January – Nauru
Monday 2nd January – Honiara
Tuesday 3rd January – Honiara
Wednesday 4th January – Vanuatu [End of Part 1 / Beginning of Part 2]
Thursday 5th January – Vanuatu
Friday 6th January – Nadi
Saturday 7th January – Nadi
Sunday 8th January – Funafuti
Monday 9th January – Funafuti
Tuesday 10th January – Funafuti
Wednesday 11th January – Funafuti
Thursday 12th January – Apia [End of Part 2 / Beginning of Part 3]
Friday 13th January – Nuku’alofa
Saturday 14th January – Nuku’alofa
Sunday 15th January
Want to extend your YPT adventure? Join one of our great tour extensions
– All flights between the islands and travel as per itinerary
– Accommodation in twin share hotels/guest houses
– Breakfasts and Lunches
– Local guide fees
– International Flights before and after the tour.
– Visa fees if needed (YPT can provide visa support)
– Dinners and drinks
– Other personal expenses
– Tips for the local guides
– Single supplement ($350 prequel tour; $880 Part 1; $695 Part 2)
We have expert guides ready to help answer any questions you may have.