Escape to Fiji

Nature and Culture on Island Time

Trip Details

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What’s Included? Everything you need, plus everything you want.

  • Fijian Culture: Bula! Fijian culture is relaxed, easy-going, and friendly, and we could all use a little bit of that! Immerse yourself into Fiji, spending time with locals, visiting museums and cultural centers, staying in Fijian-style accommodations, and visiting small villages and traditional sites.
  • Paradise: That’s what many call this remote scattering of 322 islands, and we think you’ll agree. Walk along sandy beaches lining quiet coves with the most inviting waters you’ve ever seen. Add palm trees, tropical drinks, warm breezes, and friendly smiles, and you’ve got yourself some paradise.
  • The Great Outdoors: That’s where you’ll be spending 99 percent of your vacation! And why wouldn’t you, with warm temperatures, sun and shade, swimming in the ocean or in the pool, snorkeling, rafting, dining alfresco, and open-air just about everything.

Escape to Fiji

Trip Type: Custom-Made Travel

Territory: Oceania

Region: Pacific Island

Trip Price: $11,975

Duration: 14 days/13 nights

Trip Begins/Ends: Pacific Harbor, Viti Levu / Denarau Island, Viti Levu, Fij

National Parklands: Bouma NHP

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All custom travel is tailored to the desires and interests of our traveling clients (see How Custom Travel Works tab). Trip pricing detailed is an estimate of the per person pricing for the sample itinerary detailed and includes all of the lodging, activities, and guided experiences described. Actual pricing for the trip designed expressly for you and others traveling with you will depend on the features and elements developed during the trip planning process. Travel with Off the Beaten Path requires agreement to our standard Terms & Conditions.

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Energy Index Spectrum

No Sweat - 1-2 miles of walking or hiking per day, plus easy activities

Nice & Active – 3-6 miles of hiking or walking per day, plus physically active exploration

High Five! – 5-12 miles of hiking per day, plus possible peak bagging or other action-oriented fun

Escape to Fiji

Escape to Fiji - Energy Index

The Energy Index detailed above relates to the level of exertion associated with the sample trip detailed. This would be modified to fit the style and ability of your group as a part of the custom trip planning process

How custom-made travel works at Off the Beaten Path

We’ve been tailoring custom journeys for clients since our very inception in the mid-1980s! The process is all about connecting the interests of the travelers with the best that a given destination has to offer. To achieve this, we rely upon good ol’ fashioned conversation! Our geographically focused travel designer love to meet new people and learn about their interests for travel. Understanding your goals informs the process immensely and serves as the foundation for the development of a bespoke travel experience for you and yours.

The trip detailed on this web page is a sample of something we’ve done for other clients over the years. In order to start the process of designing your own custom travel experience, just call us at (800) 445-2995 and ask to speak with one of our Travel Advisors. After a bit of time on the phone, you will then have the opportunity to connect with one of our travel designers.

The entire planning process is very personalized and works in an iterative fashion until a final, perfect trip has been created. We then secure all of the lodging, activities, and guided experiences associated with your trip and send along abundant trip materials capturing these details – and much more about your travels!

Itinerary

Days 1-4: Pacific Harbor, Viti Levu, Fiji

Welcome to Fiji! Your first destination is Pacific Harbour on the south side of Viti Levu, the largest Fijian island. Accommodations are at a small resort, set on a beautiful two-mile stretch of white-sand beach – a walk along which might be the perfect beginning or end to each day! While we can arrange activities for each day of your stay, you may also want time to simply relax. Fiji is good for that!One day, take an outing to Cannibal Cave and Sigatoka Valley, taking in stunning view of Fiji’s “Salad Bowl,” boarding a “bilibili” for a short raft trip, learning about Fiji’s last cannibal tribes, and exploring the Naihehe Caves. On another day, embark on a full day of fun and adventure, whitewater rafting down the Upper Navua River. Float through a beautiful 165-foot gorge, picnic on a sandy beach, and float some more, before taking out at Wainandiro.

Days 5-8: Taveuni Island, Fiji

Fly to Taveuni Island, nicknamed “the Garden Isle,” and a paradise for lovers of the rainforest. Taveuni boasts over 100 waterfalls, rivers, beaches, mountains reaching to 3,900 feet, rare birds, exotic flowers, and an interesting cultural element – heaven on earth! Paradise Taveuni is a much-loved, Australian-owned boutique resort on the south side of the island. In addition to resort activities, options for days on Taveuni include a half day Southern Taveuni Island Tour, learning about the local people and how they live, photographs at the Southern Blowhole, visiting beaches, and learning about tapa (bark cloth) production in the village of Vuna. Spend a day in Bouma National Heritage Park, a rainforest conservation area, where you can see waterfalls and wildlife, swim, hike, and learn the local history. Snorkeling is also on the menu, with a trip to the legendary Rainbow Reef, one of the most gorgeous underwater gardens in all of Fiji. Snorkel until the clown triggerfish come home!

Days 9-12: Turtle Island, Yasawa Island Group, Fiji

More islands, more relaxation, more adventure! The Yasawa islands are a chain of twenty ancient volcanic islands, known for their remoteness and rugged beauty – white sandy beaches, crystal clear lagoons, and unspoiled traditional villages. Remember the movie Blue Lagoon? Yup – Yasawa Islands! Stay in a beautifully-crafted thatched roof bure, on a property set among three beautiful bays, offering exquisite dining, reefs for snorkeling, kayaking, hiking trails, volleyball, spa services, and cultural offerings. Off-site, fish, visit underwater caves, go scuba diving, island hopping, spear fishing, or swim with manta rays.

Day 13: Denarau Island, Viti Levu, Fiji

Return to Viti Levu on a two-hour, high-speed catamaran ride, to spend your last night in Fiji paradise. 

Day 14: Fly Home from Fiji

Today, you’ll leave the beautiful Fiji behind, returning home.

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