Vanuatu is no ordinary destination vacation. Be prepared to be swept off your feet with excitement and unpredictability. Known as a diving paradise, you can deep sea dive and explore a wrecked luxury liner of you can come face to face with the active volcanoes on the island. You can even explore the cultural functions of the primitive villages that thrive here. So what are you waiting for? Pack your bags and head here today.
Luganville may present a sleepy tropical feel but do not be fooled by its peaceful appearance. The streets here always feel lively as if an energetic parade is about to pass by. Even the members of society here are extremely warm and welcoming. The waterfront area has plenty of activity here to keep you occupied throughout the day. Efate is a gourmet paradise for those who want a taste for adventure. You will even find plenty of fishing activities here, that is a must visit. Santo is a perfect place to discover your very own adventure. From kayaking to rounding cattle or even trekking down the jungles, there is plenty to do here. The capital island of Port Vila is another destination to visit, especially since it offers a beautiful harbour that is integrated with several inlets and lagoons. The other places that are a must visit here include Ngune and Pele, Pentecoste and Ambrym.
When it comes to the attractions here, be prepared to be utterly surprised. The underwater post offices at the Mele islands are one venture you must visit, especially since you can post letters in waterproof manner. Explore the enriching past of this island country through the National Museum that specializes in exhibiting cultural and historical artifacts. Nature lovers must visit the Summit Garden which houses several local and exotic plant species. Amongst all the popular beaches that are located here, the Champagne beach are one such place that you must visit famed for its beautiful white sandscapes.
This island country will offer you plenty of mouthwatering delights, each having its own distinctive flavour and taste that is influenced by the cultural identity. Amongst all the traditional dishes here, a must have is the lap lap. The tuluk is a similar dish with equal flavour and taste, however of the non-vegetarian type. For meat lovers, the steak here is a definite must try especially since it includes a lot of the age old preparation techniques and a lot of the local flavouring. For the beverages, you can try the kava or any of the locally brewed alcohol drinks.
When it comes to activities here, there is plenty to choose from, right from a peaceful venture or others which will keep you on the edge of your seat. You can go hiking and trekking while you explore the local flora and fauna and the surprises they offer you. You can even view the thrilling tradition of land diving where locals perform their own version of bungee jumping, as a local tradition. For the coastal adventures, you can go paragliding, sailing, or even kayaking with a glass bottom boat. Deep sea diving and snorkeling will provide you with a lot of adventures especially with the different dive sites here.
No matter how you plan your trip, there are certain factors that need to be kept in priority especially when it comes to protecting yourself and your family. With the distinct possibility of mishaps and calamities that might occur, a safety net is a welcoming delight. 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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