Micronesia Resorts

Micronesia Resorts and Attractions

Micronesia is part of Oceania. Includes the Marianas, Carolines, Marshalls, Gilberts and Nauru.

According to smb, Micronesia is currently divided into several states. The Federated States of Micronesia are island-states: Kosrae, Pohnpei, the Yap and Chuuk island groups.

The capital is Palikir. The official language is English. Currency – US dollar. Religion – Christianity.

The climate is equatorial and subequatorial. Temperature +30*С.

Other States of Micronesia – Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Palau (Belau), Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam.

Resorts and attractions of the Federated States of Micronesia

The country is suitable for those who love real adventures and are not afraid of long flights, wild islands and the lack of normal service. Micronesia is very rich in interesting and varied places for diving. Underwater caves, sunken ships, colorful coral reefs.
These exotic islands are so far from our country that not many people know anything about those places. Numerous archipelagos, consisting of small and very small islands, are lost in the boundless Pacific Ocean north of the equator. They are surrounded by coral reefs with a rich underwater world inhabited by amazing fish, dolphins and huge turtles.

The hallmark of the federated states of Micronesia is the popular state of Chuuklocated in the center of the country. It includes 15 islands formed by volcanoes, as well as a number of small islets and ring-shaped coral reefs called atolls. Among the latter, Namonunto Atoll from the Caroline Islands stands out. It has an area of ​​2267 km2 and is the largest in the world.

Kosrae is one of the states of the state of Micronesia, located in the east of this island country. The state’s main island, Kosrae Island, is popular with tourists for its spectacular mountainous landscape. The highest point of the island is Mount Fincol (634 m.)

Nan Madol is a ruined city that lies off the east coast of Pohnpei, which was the capital of the Saudeleur dynasty until around 1500. The area is now part of the Federated States of Micronesia in the Western Pacific. The city consists of a number of small artificial islands connected by a network of canals. The main structure with its stone walls covers an area approximately 1.5 km long and 0.5 km wide and consists of about 100 artificial stone islands and corals.

Interesting facts

There are no armed forces.

The largest stone money in the world was discovered on the island of Yap. The largest is 3 meters in diameter, half a meter thick and weighs 4 tons.

The population of the islands is engaged in agriculture (growing coconut palm, sugar cane, taro, sweet potato), fishing and cattle breeding.

For a tourist flying to Micronesia

About Micronesia

A state in the western part of the Pacific Ocean, occupying the central and eastern parts of the Caroline Islands and the atoll of Kapingamargagi. Kosrae, Pohnpei, Truk (Chuuk) are high volcanic islands, while Yap is an elevated part of the Asian continental shelf. Although the islands occupy five times the size of France, the total land area of ​​these 607 islands is only about 701.4 square kilometers. km.

Lies in two time zones, time is ahead of Moscow by 7 and 8 hours.

Before leaving for the airport, check the availability of the following documents:
air ticket,
insurance policy,
bank statement (when exporting more than $3,000 (from 15.03.03) per person),
power of attorney from parents (if a minor child goes without at least one of them),
birth certificate (if the child has parents have different surnames).
Your passport must be valid for 6 months from the end of your trip.

You need to be at the airport: in Domodedovo in 3 hours, and in Vnukovo and Sheremetyevo in 2 hours. Check-in for the flight starts 2 hours before the time indicated on the ticket. If you are traveling with children, we advise you to arrive early in order to book seats that are convenient for you and your children.

On the plane you will receive an immigration card (consists of 2 parts) and a customs declaration. You fill them out in English. For help filling out, please contact the flight attendant.

For questions about hotel accommodation, the choice of excursions, the schedule of departure from the hotel, etc. contact your guide. The mobile phone of the representative of the company is indicated in your voucher.

English, local languages ​​Chuukese, Pohnpei, Kosraen, Yapese, etc. are used. Religion: Christians (Protestants – 47% and Catholics – 50%). Currency: US dollar.

For tourist trips up to 30 days, a visa is not required. It is worth noting that the 30-day period begins to count down again every time a tourist moves to another island group. Visas to all countries are issued on the basis of $ 30 + consular fee + medical insurance (if required). Obtaining a visa without booking a hotel is impossible.

The import of food products that have not passed special sanitary and hygienic control is prohibited. Fruits, vegetables, wood products, plants and seeds are subject to screening. The export of samples of plants and animals under state protection, eggs and stuffed birds, as well as products made from leather, bone, bird feathers, shells and corals is prohibited.

Climate: Equatorial and subequatorial. The temperature is around 27 C all year round. Precipitation falls from 2250 mm. up to 3000-6000 mm. (in the mountains on the island of Kusape) per year. The wettest month is April. The part of the Pacific Ocean, where Micronesia is located, is the area of ​​the origin of typhoons (on average, there are up to 25 typhoons per year). The typhoon season is from August to December.

History: At various times, the islands were ruled by Spain, Germany, Japan and the United States. Since 1947, the country has been part of the United Nations Pacific Islands Trust Territory administered by the United States. On September 17, 1991, the country gained independence. Micronesia is a member of the UN.

Micronesia Resorts