Travel

Country In The South Pacific – Fiji

The Country Of Beautiful Islands

Fiji famous for its white sand beaches, is an archipelago of more than 300 islands located in the South Pacific in Oceania. It is known for its islands and islets, palm-lined beaches and coral reefs with clear lagoons. If you are planning to run away from the monotonous work life and looking for an adventure, then this is your perfect destination.


No Visa Required

To travel to Fiji no visa is required for Indians up to 120 days. So that solves the issue for your worry about the visa procedure for the country.


How To Get To Fiji?

As Fiji is an island country, you have to travel there either by air or water. Also, traveling from India it adds two to three stops on your travel to reach the country. Moreover, the flight tickets can be very expensive so you need to plan and book the tickets in advance.


Destinations

Viti Levu and Vanua Levu are the two major islands of Fiji. They contain most of the population of the country. While the other destinations are Mamanuca Islands, Castaway Island, garden of the sleeping giant, Yasawas islands and many others.


Viti Levu

Viti Levu is the largest island of Fiji and also the site for the national capital, Suva. Garden of the sleeping Giant is one of the top attractions of Viti levu where you can wander through the garden with over different types of orchids and beautiful flower plants. Moreover, it is famous for its British colonial architecture. It is a great place to pick up souvenirs and inexpensive food.


Mamanuca Islands

These islands are in a group of about 20 islands and are a volcanic archipelago of Fiji. They are popular among divers and snorkelers. The islands offer crystal clear waters and are famous for the live coral reefs.


Yasawas islands

The Yasawas islands are famous for inexpensive accommodation, cheap travel and late night parties. Apart from snorkeling and kayaking, they are pretty great for sailing. Also, swimming, fishing, village visits and campfire barbecues are the other common activities to do here.


Activities To Do In Fiji

You can visit the Fiji museum in Suva which is its best attraction. It demonstrates the South Pacific’s culture and the country’s own history. Drinking kava in Fiji is a special tradition and you must give it a try. Also, you can hike the Bouma National Heritage Park and who wants to miss out the white water rafting?


Expenses

Learning about the Fiji and places to visit there, there is only one hindrance to the trip which is the expense. Yes, the words are true that Fiji is really expensive. The transportation in Fiji can be around 200-300 FJD and may vary based on the time and place of the travel. The flight tickets and accommodation are also costly.


However, if you plan in advance it can be planned and managed and the trip is worth the expenses any day!!