9 Day Mt. Hagen Show


This 11-day/10-night program is an unescorted tour with the highlight being the Mt Hagen Show. As the name suggests clients will discover and experience first the Huli Wigman land-Tari and end in the highlands experience with the highlight being the famous Mt Hagen show, where sing sing groups from all over the country come together in a bonanza of culture.

Summary

Day 1-11 11 days/ 10 nights

2 nights Holiday Inn- Port Moresby
3 nights Ambua Country Lodge-Tari
2 nights Kumul Bird View Lodge-Enga Province
3 nights Mt Hagen

Day 1 (D--): Arrive Port Moresby, meet/greet and transfer to hotel. Balance day at leisure. Overnight – Holiday Inn. (2 nights)

Day 2 (BLD): Full day tour of Port Moresby City Tour including a visit to the National Museum (Cameras are not allowed inside the Museum), National Parliament, Paga Hill Look out and Pacific Adventist University .

Day 3 (BLD): Transfer to Flight PX864 Port Moresby to Tari in the Southern Highlands Province. Meet and transfer to Ambua Country Lodge. Over night in the comfort of the newly and locally owned lodge. (3 nights)

Day 4 (BLD): Full day tour of Tari including the Huli wigman, wig grown, singsing, spirit dance and bachelor boys

Day 5 (BLD): Full day cultural and village study tours including a display of village mumu, garden and fencing, girls’ initiation ceremony and singsing.

Day 6 (BLD): Road tour from Tari to Kumul Bird View Lodge. Arrive Kumul Lodge and overnight. (2 nights)

Day 7 (BLD): Full day cultural tour of Tambul District. See the following cultural activities, singsing, “Tanim Het” Traditional way of courtship, traditional fire making, tribal war display, traditional “moka” display a way of barter system, drama of funeral and investigation of death and the popular “Waipa” jump and dance, garden and pandanus climbing and cutting and many more.

Day 8 (BLD): Sight seeing tour to Wabag and return and drive straight to Mt Hagen. Arrive Hotel Kimininga and check in. After check in proceed to Mt Hagen market tour. Mt Hagen market is one of the best in the Southern Hemisphere. Overnight Hotel Kimininga. (3 nights)

Day 9 (BLD): Full day at the World Famous Mt Hagen Cultural Show with return transfer, to and fro Mt Hagen Cultural Show with picnic lunch.

Day 10 (BLD): Full day at the World Famous Mt Hagen Cultural Show with return transfer, to and fro Mt Hagen Cultural Show with picnic lunch.

Day 11 (B): Transfer hotel to airport for flight PX181 Mt Hagen to Port Moresby, arrive Port Moresby, meet/assist to connecting outgoing international departure flight on PX 392 Port Moresby to Singapore.