CUSTOM TRIPS TO MICRONESIA
PRIVATE TRAVEL FOR YOU, YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS
Custom isn't complicated: in fact over 70% of our clients travel on a Custom Journey. And here's the beauty, your trip to Micronesia departs on dates of your choosing and you travel only in the company of loved ones to destinations entirely up to you. You determine the trip length and focus. The type of Micronesia lodging is likewise up to you, as are included meals. All Micronesia luxury journeys are accompanied by expert private local guides and drivers, all for about the price of a group departure (or if you choose, the sky is of course the limit).
To get started, view our Micronesia sample itinerary below or customize one of our signature Small Group Trips to suit your travel dates.
Your Journey, Your Way
Contact a Micronesia Travel Expert or call 1-800-642-2742 to begin creating your unique Micronesia journey.
HERE ARE SOME IDEAS
- Swim with manta rays, the gentle giants of the Pacific, in M'il Channel
- Explore the enigmatic ruins of the ancient city of Nan Madol, on Pohnpei
- Snorkel in Truk Lagoon, a famous underwater grave that contains the wrecks of 40 WWII Japanese ships just beneath its surface
- Spend a day with a Palaun guide for insights into local legends, arts, and traditional storyboards
- Kayak and snorkel through Palau's spectacular Rock Islands
- Learn how the ancient navigators used wind, stars, wave patterns and bird flight to sail huge distances and settle these specks in the Pacific
ICONIC MICRONESIA | 16 DAYS
This is a sketch of what your Custom Journey to Micronesia might look like. Keep in mind these are merely suggestions. We can create a custom Micronesia tour package entirely from scratch, based on your available time, interests, budget, and preferred pace.
Fly to Pohnpei.
Take a boat tour of the ancient city of Nan Madol, frequently referred to as the, "Venice of the Pacific," which is comprised of over 90 human-made inlets. Explore the ruins by kayak as you paddle throughout the canals winding through the ancient city.
Full-day snorkel tour to Ant Atoll. With it's palm fringed lagoon, crystal clear waters, and abundant marine life, this is one of the best places in the area for snorkeling. Occasionally the sea conditions can be too rough to reach the Atoll and if this happens another snorkel destination will be visited.
Fly to Yap. Afternoon free to explore independently.
Visit the Ethnic Art Institute of Micronesia, where elders teach craft skills to younger artists. See WWII artifacts such as the German cable station and a Japanese bomber. Walk down ancient stone paths to a peaceful village and Stone Money Bank. You will visit a traditional Men's House lined with Stone Money, which is still used today for village meetings.
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PERSONALIZED TRIP PLANNING
Tell us your vision. We'll pull together a dazzling, totally personalized itinerary that reflects all of your interests. We charge no upfront fees for this outstanding service.
We go beyond just preparing a day-by-day itinerary with watertight logistics. Our personal connections and in-depth knowledge mean the possibilities are endless and the experiences extraordinary. Is avant-garde art your passion? We can get you inside an artists' colony in Beijing, with a contemporary-art museum curator as your guide. Do you dream of seeing tigers in the wild? We can arrange for a private elephant-back safari in search of the Bengal tiger with a biologist from the World Wildlife Fund in China.
THE FINE DETAILS
Custom Journeys also include internal airfare, daily activities and entry fees, ground transportation, private airport transfers and a customized Travel Guide, specific to your journey. We also provide comprehensive Emergency Evacuation and Emergency Medical travel insurance.
PRIVATE LOCAL GUIDES & DRIVERS
You will have your own private, local guide in each destination. Our guides are the best in the region–educated, friendly individuals who offer insights you can only get from a local. Your own private driver is also included for all tours and transfers.
ACCOMMODATIONS & CUISINE
Boutique and often very luxurious accommodations are included in a Custom Journey. From exquisite, restored maharajahs' palaces in China to a nomadic ger camp in Mongolia, we emphasize authentic local style–it's as much a door into a culture as any visit to a museum. Our dining picks likewise reflect our true-to-the-land obsession and appreciation of all things excellent.