Officially known as The Republic of Haiti is a Caribbean country situated in the Greater Antilles archipelago. Haiti became international news in early 2009 after a magnitude 7.0 earthquake shook the island, causing the tourism industry in all its structures crumble.
The disaster has left the country even poorer and even though Haiti has been suffering through difficult situations. But the people from Haiti has not diminished their fighting spirit and optimism to succeed.
Following the earthquake disaster, Haitians continue to hope that his country can recover and welcome tourists again with all its natural wonders.
If you are planning to visit Haiti, the good news is that there is no perfect time to come to Haiti.
The rain wet months are from April to November. There are no hurricanes between August and September. During these periods, the main complaint can come with transportation issues because there are mudslides.
The Carnival in Haiti, however, takes place every February. So if you plan to visit Haiti, it is advisable to book your flight well in advance, and reserve your hotel to ensure availability.
Also, consider that prices be higher than in February.
The official currency of Haiti is the gourde, although you can pay in U.S. dollars, especially when buying expensive items. Of course, when shopping around the cities of Haiti, be sure to ask if the price quoted is in USD or gourde.
Haiti’s main cities are: