Rabaul Mask Festival
Mask Festival - Rabaul
Summary of itinerary in brief - (10 Days / 9 nights)

Hotel /Accommodation Number of nights
Kokopo - Kokopo Hotel 4 nights
Mt. Hagen-Hotel Kimininga hotel 2 nights
Tari - Lakwanda Lodge 2 nights
Port Moresby -Loloata Island Resort 1 nights

Day One (01)-Tue July -Meals: - L D
Arrive Port Moresby ex Air Niugini flight PX393 from Singapore ETA 0540. After immigration procedures, transfer to onwards Air Niugini flight PX252 Port Moresby to Rabaul 0915/1040. Arrive Tokua airport and transfer to hotel. After getting settled into your hotel room, enjoy afternoon tour of Kokopo and surrounding areas. Overnight: Kokopo Hotel

Day Two (02)-Wed July-Meals: B L D
After breakfast transfer to the Mask festival show ground. Return for lunch and then after lunch transfer to the show ground. Overnight at Kokopo Hotel.

Day Three (03)-Thur July- Meals: B L D
Full day tour at the show ground. Full day at the show ground. Overnight at Kokopo Hotel. Overnight: Kokopo Hotel

Day Four (04)-Friday July- Meals: B L D
After breakfast full day tour of Rabaul area visiting the erupting Mt. Vulcan & Matupit smoking volcanoes, excursion of Rabaul town & surrounding areas visiting areas once destroyed by the 1994 eruption. If time permits visit other sites of interest. Picnic lunch will be served on tour. Overnight: Kokopo Hotel

Day 5- Saturday July - Meals- BLD
After breakfast transfer hotel to the airport for your PX flight RAB/POM/HGU. Upon arrival meet and transfer to the hotel. After getting settled begin the tour of Mt. Hagen and the surrounds includes the local market, Kindeng tea and coffee plantation and nearby villages. Tour to Pogla to see the eerie mud man, Hagen Ladies and the Mans dance. Overnight at Hotel Kimininga

Day 6- Sunday July - Meals-BLD
After breakfast begin your tour to Tambul to see how Kaguel people s traditional dance with their life style.You spend the whole day in the village studying how people live making sweet potato gardens, traditional method of making fire, making bows and arrows, and enjoy pit oven roasting (pidgin we say moo -moo).In the afternoon return to Mt. Hagen and over night at Hotel Kimininga

Day 7- Monday July -Meals- BLD
After breakfast begin your road tour to the Southern Highlands Province (Hela Province 2012) passing through Mendi the provincial capital of the Southern Highlands , Nipa and the Magarima districts. In the afternoon you will be abnle to witness the Huli night spirit dance. Overnight at Lakwanda Lodge

Day 8- Tuesday July 10- Meals- BLD
After breakfast tour the Huli villages and the Huli culture with Huli wigman dance, Huli widows, Huli Bachelor man wig growing and wig maintenance. Overnight at Lakwanda Lodge

Day 9- Wednesday July - Meals-BLD
After breakfast transfer lodge to the airport for your PX flight Tari/POM. Overnight at Loloata Island Resort

Day 10 - Thursday July - Meals-B
After breakfast transfer resort to the airport for your PX international departing flight to be nominated from your end

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Additional required flights that we urge you to book/ticket in conjunction with international arrival/departing flight are;
Day 1- International arrival PX flight
Day 1 - PX flight to POM/Rabaul
Day 5 - PX flight RAB/POM/HGU
Day 9- PX flight Tari/POM
Day 10- PX international departing flight to be nominated from your end.
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