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What You Should Know More About Haiti

  • Travel Advice

    • Keep touts at bay.

    • Do not entertain the beggars.

    • Do not get involved in any type of physical or verbal fight with anyone.

    • Make sure you do not book a hotel in a shady area.

    • Always check for the reviews before booking a hotel.

    • Do not get over friendly with the hotel staff.

    • Enquire about the room safe before booking a hotel.

    • Do not visit a restaurant that is empty.

    • Read about the applicable dress code before making a visit.

    • Do not let anyone cheat you. In order to avoid this, you must always acquire the necessary information about a destination that you are traveling to.

    • Make sure you are always alert and aware.

    • Do not leave your bags and valuables with a stranger.

    • Never leave your important documents in the hotel room.

    • Always carry with you at least one proof of your identity.

    • Make sure you do not wander alone in the night.

    • Do not flaunt your cash or valuables in the public place.

    • It is always a good idea to learn some words from the local language of the country. This will help you in interacting with the locals of the country.

    • Do not do any form of drugs.

  • Drinking Law

    The legal age for drinking in Haiti is 16 years.  


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    Citadelle Laferrière

    Citadelle Laferriere is a magnificent mountaintop fortress situated on the northern coast of Haiti. It is located top of the mountain Bonnet a L’Eveque. It was built after Haiti gained independence to protect the nation from French invasion due to which it is considered as the symbol of strength. It is one of the most beautiful fortresses you will ever see, not only in Haiti but in the whole of Caribbean. Green fields surrounding Citadelle Laferriere gives you a beautiful scenic view. UNESCO declared Citadelle Laferriere as a world heritage site in 1982 which made it more popular. Tourists visiting Haiti shouldn’t miss visiting this historic fortress.


    The palace of Sans Souci


    Built by Henri Christophe, the palace of Sans Souci is located in the town of Milot, Haiti. Among all the nine palaces built by Henri Christophe, this was the most important one. The palace was partially destroyed by the earthquake that struck the town of Milot in 1842. UNESCO designated the palace of Sans Souci along with Citadelle Laferriere as the world heritage site in 1982. It is described as one of the most remarkable tourist attractions in the western hemisphere. The palace is definitely one of the most beautiful piece of architecture you will see in the country.


    Site des Ramiers


    One of the first place constructed by black slaves after they gained independence, Site Des Ramires is located closely to Citadelle Laferriere and the Palace of Sans Souci. It is one of the beautiful historic places to visit in Haiti. If you are someone who likes to visit places that hold high historical significance, this one is a must visit place. Here, you can also learn about Haiti’s various historic events from a local guide. Just like many other sites in Haiti, Site Des Ramires was declared as a world heritage site by UNESCO.


    Saut-Mathurine


    Saut Mathurine waterfall is situated in the southwest region of Haiti. It is by far the largest waterfall in Haiti and this has made the place more popular among tourists. This magnificent waterfall will bring you closer to nature, you will also find a lot of greenery surrounding the waterfall. Definitely one of the must visit tourist attractions in Haiti.


    Cathedral Notre Dame de Cap Haitien


    Cathedral Notre Dame de Cap Haitien is a Cathedral for Catholics situated in Cap-Haitien. It is extremely beautiful and a peaceful place to pray and relax. Also, you can spend quality time at a small park in front this church. It has a wonderful architectural design that makes the cathedral appealing from inside as well as outside.


    Labadee


    Labadee is a private port that is owned by the Royal Caribbean International cruise company. The crystal clear water and white sandy beaches makes it one of the most beautiful and enchanting destinations in Haiti. Tourists can also indulge in water sports activities, zip line ride, or can shop from nearby Haitian vendors that sells local handmade products at Labadee.


    Gelee Beach


    Gelee beach is considered to be the longest and most romantic beach in Haiti. Many enthusiastic dancers and musicians take part in Fete Notre Dame festival that takes place in the month of August. Nearby seafood restaurants offer delicious meals and drinks. Fishing activity is also carried at Gelee beach. Haiti is indeed a perfect place to spend your holidays with your loved ones, especially with your better half. It is definitely an important place to see.


  • What You Will Like There?

    Dragon's Breath Zip line

    If you love adventurous sports, then Dragon's Breath Zip line is for you. Indulge in the longest Zip line over water at Labadee. You can also take a view of the clear water and amazing scenic beauty while on this zip line ride. It is one of the best outdoor activity you will find in Haiti.


    Water sport activities


    Haiti has many beaches that lets you participate in various water sports activities. Some of the water sports activities you can indulge in Haiti are jet skiing, scuba diving, swimming, water skiing, and snorkeling among others. Explore your adventurous side by indulging in these enriching water sports activities.


    Shopping


    Markets of Haiti offer a variety of products you can buy. You can shop for seed jewelry, straw hats and wooden carvings from the Iron market, the largest market in Haiti. Buy some locally produced product like handicraft items, Rhum Barbancourt, craft products, paintings, sculptures, and the the famous papier-mâché carnival masks from the local markets here. Take back home these beautiful handmade products for your loved ones. Shopping indeed is a great thing to do here.


    Trekking


    Haiti is abundant in mountains and enables tourists to explore adventure options like trekking. March to the top of Pic Macaya, Haiti’s second highest mountain and enjoy the scenic beauty from the top. National parks of La Visite and Parc Macaya also offer tourists trekking opportunities. Embark on a trekking expedition in Haiti and experience the natural beauty of Haiti.


    Explore nightlife


    Haiti has an amazing nightlife culture that will let you enjoy your night as much as you enjoy your day. Pétionville in Port au Prince is full of bars, galleries and restaurants that is open throughout the night. Embrace the beautiful nightlife of Haiti with your friends and family.


    Sightseeing


    La Visite National Park is rich in different species of animals and birds. This National Park is home to 80 species of birds and animals. Tourists can also get a chance to see some endangered species that resides in the park. You can also visit Pic macaya National Park to spot some of the 220 species of birds present in the park, 141 species of orchids, and six endangered species of frogs. Haiti provides tourists with some amazing sightseeing opportunities.


    Safari ride


    Tourists can indulge in forest safari at both of Haiti’s National Parks, Pic macaya and La visite. Both the National Parks offer safari ride that lets visitors explore the wildlife and natural vegetation in the country. You can spot endangered species of birds and animals throughout this adventurous ride. Safari ride will also help you learn and understand about various plants and animals in Haiti.



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