The Comoros islands may be scattered across the Indian Ocean, but there is plenty to explore and view here. Unlike the traditional paradise like islands around the world, this destination will take you to another planet altogether. Right from a tranquil ambiance to its lively environment, there is plenty to view here. Although it lives up to its clichéd expectations of any traveller, be prepared to be departed to a paradise adventure like no other.
There are plenty of destinations here which are worth visiting especially for their distinctive offerings. Fomboni is one such destination that is a must visit. Although its tranquil environment will allow you to relax and unwind, its buzzing marketplace and jetty makes for an ideal visit. The Moheli Island is another place that is worth a visit. Although wild in nature and overrun with donkeys, this place is worth visiting for a wild adventure. Moroni is the capital of these islands and is worth visiting, especially for its beaches and the iconic Ancienne Mosquée du Vendredi. If you are looking for multiple adventures, Nioumachoua will be the perfect destination for you. Right from bird watching to deep sea diving, this is the right place to discover an adventure. The other destinations that must be added to your itinerary include the Anjouan Island and the Mayotte Island.
There are a variety of attractions that will satisfy the diverse taste of any adventurer traveller. This includes the Nouvelle Mosquee de Vendredi, which is one of the major majestic religious structures located here. In a short distance away, the Arab Quarter is perfect for that evening stroll especially since it is a convoluted medina lined with building that are dated back to a long time ago. Those looking for an exciting adventure filled with an adrenaline rush can hike up the side of Mount Ntingui where, if you are lucky enough, can view all the four islands. The Moheli Island has several exciting ventures worth visiting especially when it comes to its lush wild landscapes filled with various flora and fauna.
Due to its various outside cultural influences, you will find the local cuisines flavoured with a touch of various other cultural tastes. You will find a variety of different preparations of rice, each with different spices and flavours and even juices like the pomegranate juice. This dish is normally served along with a meat dish that is prepared with a variety of Arab spices. A seafood influenced dish that is a must have is the langouste a la vanilla which contains lobster and vanilla sauce. You can also find a variety of Indian based dishes like curries, rotis and lentil soups that comprise of the local taste. To wash down this meal with a beverage, you can opt for any of the imported beers that are found here.
When it comes to the activities here, you might be faced with limited, yet exciting options. Go trekking or cycling along the various landscapes here. You can even do swimming, deep sea diving or even snorkeling along the coastal areas and coral reefs where you can come face to face with any of the local marine animals. Go watch the sea turtles lay eggs during the season time or even explore the dark caves where the Livingstone bats thrive. You can even view the dolphins swimming off the coastal areas.
You can plan your adventure with as much fun and excitement as you can. But there are certain things to be kept in priority, and security for your loved ones is one of them. With the holiday you plan and take, there is always a distinct possibility of mishaps and mayhem that might occur. A safety net will provide the best protection for you. Flexicover, with its range of single trip travel insurance, multi-trip travel insurance, gap-year travel insurance and many other covers, ensures that you are well equipped for every eventuality.
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