PNG Village Experience
PNG Village Experience
Papua New Guinea has over 850 different languages with over 700 different cultures. In this tour you will experience different cultures and different ways of living. This itinerary covers all four (4) regions of Papua New Guinea.

Village /Accommodation Number of nights
Port Moresby- Laguna hotel 3 nights
Wewak- Inwewak Boutique hotel 2 nights
Sepik river - Kanganamun village 2 nights
Hagen Area- Gia village 2 nights
Tari- Lakwanda village 3 nights
Trobriand /Kiriwina-Omrakan village 4 nights

Itinerary PNG village Experience Tour Program- 18 Days / 17 nights
Day 1: Monday-Meals- Dinner only-
Upon arrival in Port Moresby meet at Port Moresby airport and transfer to our hotel. We gather this evening for our orientation meeting and dinner. Overnight in Port Moresby -Laguna hotel

Day 2- Tuesday-Meals- BLD
After breakfast transfer village to the airport for your PX flight POM/Wewak. Overnight at Inwewak Boutique hotel

Day 3- Wed-Meals- BLD
After an early breakfast we drive to Pagwi on the Sepik River. The drive can take between 5 and 6 hours as we visit markets and viewpoints along the way. Arriving in Pagwi we board motorized dugout canoes and travel down river to Palimbe village - home of the crocodile cult and set up for our next two nights in the village Upon arrival at Pagwi you will be met by Albert Lumut who will be your host for the next 2 nights at Kanganamun village. On the Sepik River we will be spending 2 nights in long house (bush longhouses) with limited bathing and toilet facilities. Overnight at Kanganamun village.
Day 4 - Thursday-Meals- BLD
Full day trip will be in dugout canoes, visit local Haus Tambran , visit fishing sites, sago making sites, gardening , school, Visit Palimbe Spirit houses, etc. Overnight at Kanganamun village
Day 5-Friday -Meals- BLD
After breakfast you will be transferred back to Wewak. Overnight at Inwewak Boutique Hotel
Day 6- Sat -Meals-BLD
After breakfast you will take a walk to the airport for your CG flight Wewak/HGU. Upon arrival you will be transferred to Kindeng (Grai village for the night. Overnight at Kindeng (Grai village).

Day 7-Sun - Meals- BLD
After breakfast you will be transferred to Gia village. Upon arrival at Gia village you will be met by Simbura Pokora and his family. This is where you will be spending your next 2x nights. You will be taken around the village showing you how people make gardens, build houses, harvest pandanus, visit the health centre, and visit the community school and the churches. Overnight at Gia village.
Day 8- Mon- Meals- BLD
After breakfast you will visit local villages, people, schools, health centre, and local market. In the afternoon return and for overnight.
Day 9- Tues- Meals- BLD
After early breakfast you will be transferred from Gia to Tari. Upon arrival in Tari you will be met by Thomas or Tony for next 2 nights at Lakwanda village.
Day 10- Wed- 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 village
Day 11- Thurs- Meals-BLD
After breakfast you will be transferred from the village to the airport for your PX flight Tari/POM. Overnight at Laguna Hotel
Day 12-Fri- Meals-BLD
After breakfast you will be transferred from the hotel to the airport for your CG flight POM/Louisia.  The Trobriand Islanders have a fascinating and rich culture. The label of a "free love society" has been placed on the islands, but the sexual practices of these people have been misunderstood. The society does encourage free choice and "casual encounters" as the norm for teenagers, however, people are encouraged to settle down to married life. The belief in this society is that all children are in spirit form until they enter a woman through her head and then are born. In addition to spending time with the villagers, we also explore the island including its beautiful beaches, WWII relics and nearby caves. Our time on Kiriwina Island is flexible so that we can explore according to the group's interests and local events. Overnight at Omrakan village.
Day 13- Sat- Meals-BLD
The activities and tour at the Trobriand Island will be determined by activities on the islands and the local guide on the islands. In this case you will be flexible to do whatever suits your or interests you. Overnight at Omrakan village
Day 14- Sun - Meals- BLD
After breakfast you will begin your full day tour visiting local villages to look at how yams are grown and stored in yam houses, gardening fishing etc. In the afternoon return and overnight at Chief Tolubuwas village.
Day 15-Mon - Meals- BLD
After breakfast you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your CG flight Loiuisa/POM. Overnight at Laguna hotel.

Day 16- Thursday - Meals-BLD
After breakfast transfer hotel to the airport for your PX international departing flight to be nominated from your end.

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COST INCLUDES = Accommodation on single basis. Tours and Airport Transfers on seat on bus /canoe basis. Meals as specified on itinerary B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner, and add on traditional dances gate fees, Local English speaking guides.10% VAT (government tax on all above services)

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE = International & Domestic airfares, items of personal nature such as baggage charge, passport & visa fees, laundry, dry cleaning, beverage of any kind, trip & baggage insurance, medical expenses and departure tax and any other items of this nature.

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 2 - PX flight to POM/Wewak
Day 6- CG flight Wewak/Hagen
Day 11- PX flight Tari/POM
Day 12 - CG flight POM/Lousia
Day 15- CG flight Louisia/POM
Day 16- PX international departing flight to be nominated from your end.
Number of nights
Lumuria village 2 nights
Karidah village 1 night
Lakwanda Lodge 1 night

Day 1- Meals- Dinner only
Upon arrival from PX flight POM/Tari meet and assist for your 4WD drive to Hapiako. Upon arrival at Hapiako catholic Church jump off from the vehicle and take walk to Lumuria Guest House. In the night you will be entertained with spirit dance. Overnight at Lumiria village.

Day 2- Meals- BLD
You spend the full day at Lumuria village studying the culture and how and why the spirit dance is done. You will also study the peoples way of life and life style including Huli wig man dance, Huli widows etc. Overnight at Lumiria village.

Day 3- Meals- BLD
After breakfast you walk to Karidah village. You will be welcomed with Huli Bachelor boys. Here in this village you spend the whole day with the Karidah Bachelors school growing wig. You will be talking to the village elders and the Bachelors boys how hair is grown. Wig maintenance etc. Overnight at Karidah village.

Day 4- Meals-BLD
After breakfast you cross the Tagali river over to Lakwanda Lodge. Upon and after getting settled you hike to Lake Mindira to see the day spirit dance. Spend some time there talking to the dancers. Return and visit Hedemari Primary school, teachers and children. Overnight Lakwanda Lodge.

Day 5- Meals- BLD
After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your PX flight Tari/POM to continue with your onward destination.

-----------------End of your arrangements--------------------

COST INCLUDES = Accommodation on single basis. Tours and Airport Transfers on seat on bus /canoe basis. Meals as specified on itinerary B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner, and add on traditional dances gate fees, Local English speaking guides.10% VAT (government tax on all above services)

COST DOES NOT INCKLUDE= International & Domestic airfares, items of personal nature such as baggage charge, passport & visa fees, laundry, dry cleaning, beverage of any kind, trip & baggage insurance, medical expenses and departure tax and any other items of this nature.

Additional required flights that we urge you to book/ticket in conjunction with international arrival/departing flight are;

Day 1 - PX flight to POM/Tari
Day 4 - PX flight Tari/POM
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