This part of the world will leave you with many memories. There is also a wide variety of exotic animals and not to forget the amazing food offering. A trip to this region could include a visit to the Great Wall of China or to the peaceful islands of the Maldives. A visit to this expanse will broaden the mind and you will want to sail again to different ports in this astonishing area of the world.
Scuba diving is popular in the warm Indian Ocean which has many tropical sea creatures that can only be seen in this part of the world.
The climate of north of the Equator is particularly warm and will be perfect for those wanting to soak up the sun on deck.
Rice and couscous is very popular in many dishes across this region served with a range of meats and vegetables. Onion and garlic along with hundreds of varieties of herbs are used in cooking many of the staple dishes of this region. The food is often thought of as spicy, but milder alternatives are always available.
Oriental handy-crafts are very affordable along with rugs and other items made from rich fine materials. Incense burners and sticks are a popular gift that tourists buy to recreate the magical Eastern atmosphere in their own home. In some areas gold and jewellery is found and an excellent bargain can be discovered.
The shops often close during the day for a few hours; always check opening times before making a journey. In high summer, light, lose clothes are recommended as the temperatures and humidity is high.