Mount Hagen Show Festival Package Papua New Guinea.
DURATION: 4 Days and 3 Nights
MAX CAPACITY: 1 pax, 1-3 pax, 4-9 pax, 10-15 pax plus (groups welcome)
Arrive in Port Moresby where our ground staff will meet, greet, and assist with transfers to your onwards Mt Hagen flight
Recommended: (PX 182 POM/HGU 1030/1130)
To make lunchtime today we arrange for you direct transfers from Hagen airport to the hotel. Unpack briefly and rest for lunch and an afternoon tour around Mt Hagen City after which we will drive to Paikona.
In Paikona village you will witness and enjoy the famous face-painting done by the womenfolk of Mt Hagen, and experience the real life and greatest celebration of the people of the Central Highlands region. Tonight you will get to taste their local cuisine from their stone oven (or "mumu")
Next we walk you over to nearby villages for a very lively young courtship ritual (The famous WAIPA dance) demonstrated by the town's young males to the local females for courting their affections. After these first day's tours, we will drive back to the hotel for rest and dinner.
Missionary Home ( Common Share) (LD)
We recommend that you enjoy an early breakfast this morning at the dining room downstairs in order to start at 7:00 am. Today we depart early at 7:30 for visiting the world-famous singsing groups
from different provinces all lined up and in full garb in their camps. You will be able to very closely see how their unbelievable body decorations and colorful traditional costumes, face painting, and our guides will provide lots of explanations to you on the types of costumes and their significance in the cultures of these people.
We will proceed INTO THE SHOW GROUNDS TO WITNESS THOUSANDS OF WARRIORS, all dressed in their very finest traditional regalia, dancing and enjoying the most massive singsing in PNG! - Each group, each culture, each with their own languages...with the tournament intended to out-show and outclass all the other groups. Walk among the dancers, shake hands, and meet them on their big day, as they themselves enjoy showing off!
Return to your hotel late in the afternoon.
Enjoy picnic lunch at the show grounds provided by our staff.
Missionary Home (BLD)
Transfer to the Show ground after breakfast to enjoy ANOTHER FULL DAY AT THE MT. HAGEN FESTIVAL (HAGEN SHOW.) Enjoy picnic lunch at the show grounds and continue until 4:00 pm and we retire back to the hotel for rest and dinner .
Missionary Home (BLD)
Depart after breakfast; Transfers to the Airport for
(Recommended: HGN/POM Flight PX 180 0830/0915.)
Arrive Moresby and transit to international departures.
Missionary Home (B)
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We recommend that you book and purchase domestic Air Niugini - air sectors together with your international sectors, as it is cheaper when you purchase domestic air sectors from outside of PNG.
- Accommodation (common share)
- All meals from lunch on day 1 to breakfast on day 4
- Cultural activities
- Entrance fees
- Show admission tickets
- Services of a tour leader who will travel with the group on the full length of the tour itinerary.
ACCOMMODATION IN MOUNT HAGEN
We wish to highlight further that accommodation is high premium in Hagen over the Festival days!!!; Single rooms are not available, and we will ask clients to be prepared to share rooms with other clients in Mt. Hagen. This tour itinerary is for common share accommodation and bathroom facilities. We will not be able to honor all requests for single supplements.