224. Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

August 12, 2017.kerwin.10 Likes.1 Comment

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Why

If ever you want to visit a remote place, this is it. Plus if you like diving, then this is THE place to visit it has many diving spots due to wrecked/bombed ships during WWII. Plus its the first stop of five on the United Airlines Island Hopper from Guam to Honolulu.

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Where

Chuuk is a group of islands in the Pacific in the Federated States of Micronesia. They are north of Papua New Guinea.

How To Get Here

By Train

No.

By Bus

No.

By Plane

The nearest major international airport is Chuuk International Airport (TKK).

The airlines serving the Chuuk International Airport (TKK) are:

Air Niugini (PX), Caroline Islands Air and United Airlines (UA) formally Continental Micronesia.

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia - Chuuk International Airport (TKK)

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia – Chuuk International Airport (TKK)

 

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia - Continental Boeing 737-800

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia – Continental Boeing 737-800

By Car

If you are already on the island you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

 

Where To Stay

Chuuk does not have many hotels. You can find one at the airport called R.S. Plaza. There are also High Tide Hotel, Kurassa Hotel, L5 Hotel , Truk Blue Lagoon Resort, Truk Stop Hotel and Restaurant. These are all on the main island of Weno. You can find additional information on a place to stay here.

==>> TripAdvisor as some additional hotel information here.

 

Where To Eat

You can find local food at restaurants on the island of Weno. Predominantly seafood of course. You can find a list of places to eat here.

==>> You can find a list of restaurants from TripAdvisor here.

What To Do

Chuuk is a major diving destination due to the ships that sank there during World War II. Plus you can go swimming in its beaches and snorkeling. Also visit the Kuop Attol.
Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia

==>> Here is some additional information from Lonely Planet.

Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: US Dollar (USD)

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