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Federated States Of Micronesia

INTRODUCTION

Buried Treasure, Lazy Island Days and Crystal Clear Waters Await You

Micronesia is cast in quiet images of sunny, unspoiled beaches, crystal waters and deep blue skies. With lush tropical landscapes, the adventurer in each of us compels our exploration side to discover Micronesia.

HISTORY

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Capital: Palikir

Currency: US Dollar

Languages: English, Trukese, Pohnpeian and Yapese

Time Zone: UTC + 11

Climate: Micronesia has a tropical climate with heavy year-round rainfall.

Power: 120 V, 60 Hz

ATTRACTIONS

With plenty of islands to explore, there is just about everything to experience. Beautiful Kiribati is a gorgeous beginning your Micronesian island hopping adventure. The Marshall Islands and Nauru aren't to be missed and don't forget to take in some of the world's best diving in Palau. Take a break from a long winter, and head for this beautiful spot and warm up!

Swim or fish in the crystal clear waters, snorkel or try and find the buried Pirate Treasure. It's fun, the people are fantastic and it won't break the bank.

YAP

Take a day trip to a beautiful coral reef of Yap. Snorkeling is extremely popular, as is diving, in the crystal-clear lagoon where giant manta rays are known to school year-round. This is an incredible sight with it's scenery and the gentle manta rays lazing in the crystal clear water. Yap has about 130 islands to explore. Most of the outer islands are coral atolls and are sparsely populated by a people different from the Yapese in culture and language.

SIGHTS OF CHUUK

Diving is the order of the day here. One of the world's most intriguing dives is the well known Truk Lagoon Underwater Fleet. More than 60 submerged vessels with several downed aircraft rest in the depths of the lagoon, forming the world's largest underwater museum. You'll never see anything like it again.

Sapuk Lighthouse

The Sapuk Lighthouse was built on top of a hill with one of the most beautiful views of the northeast passage. The lighthouse was intentionally built here for its prime strategic location. Below the lighthouse you will discover giant weapons that were used to prevent American ships from entering the lagoon. The abandoned houses of lighthouse guards stand nearby in eerie silence.

RESTAURANTS

NIGHTLIFE

LODGING

Since this country has everything you could ever want and caters to tourists, accommodations are plentiful and suited to all budgets.

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