Extension BOSAVI / Rest of the Hagen Show

The 20 to 27 August 2018 / 8days /. From 2300 €

  • Level of difficulty: difficult
  • Highlights: Immersion, discovery of forgotten villages, Adventure
  • Support: Specialist in the region and bilingual guide: french/English/pidgin + local guides

Suggestion : Do subsequently to the the Hagen Show program

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PRESENTATION OF THE TRIP

This extension offers a few days with the Kaluli people, a small ethnic group living on the foothills of an extinct volcano, Mount Bosavi. At the heart of a huge primary forest, the people of hunters and gatherers has developed both a unique culture, with impressive night ceremonies and a knowledge of nature without equal. Meet them is a unique experience !

THE PROGRAM

We offer this extension in the suite the program of the festival of hagen

Day 17 (Monday 20aout) : TO BOSAVI - CHARTER FLIGHT FROM HAGEN
In the morning and depending on the weather, departure of charter flight to the grassy airfield of Bosavi. Upon arrival,, We are greeted by the guides and porters of the region who will take you to their small village lost in the middle of the jungle. Here begins our entirely secluded life cut off from the outside world for three days ! We settle into a traditional house, shower and washing at the river or in a tub. Unlike most cultures that we discover in Papua, the Kaluli are a people of hunters and gatherers, who have very few gardens. They find what need them in the vast forest that surrounds them... Their way of life is therefore a lesson in conservation and respect in harmony with nature.
Accommodation : Rudimentary guesthouse in village. Meals : D-D-PD

Day 18/19/20 (Tuesday. 21/Wednesday 22 August/Thursday 23) : BOSAVI REGION
Our stay here is mingled with cultural discoveries, including the dances, the local day-to-day activities in the company of our guests and nature. : Trekking, hiking, … The Kaluli are hunters‐relying entirely on the jungle for their survival. For this reason, they know all the animal or plant species and this knowledge will help you multiply your personal observations and discoveries. Very little-known dances are impressive; all the villagers congregate the entire village after sunset in the Community House.
Accommodation : Very basic guesthouse in village. Meals : D-D-PD

Day 21 (Friday 24 August) : BOSAVI TO HAGEN
Charter flight some time during the day for Hagen. Home and installation in a comfortable hotel.
Accommodation : Hotel. Meals : D-D-PD

Day 22 (Saturday 25 August) : DAY BUFFER HAS HAGEN
Day of security passed in Hagen, because the aircraft since Bosavi can be blocked a day in case of bad weather. The day will be occupied in various visits (market, nearby village, …).
Accommodation : Hotel. Meals : D-D-PD

Day 23 (Sunday 26 August) : HAGEN TO PORT MORESBY
Departure towards Port Moresby in the day. Night in Port Moresby.
Accommodation : Hotel. Meals : D-D-PD

Day 24 (Monday 27 August) : PORT MORESBY AND THEN TO SINGAPORE
Recent visits to Port Moresby (Museum, memories of Boroko market, …) and departure to Singapore to 14.10. Possibility of departure to France in the evening (arrival in Singapore to 19.00).
End of our services. Meals : PD

It is important to know that this trip needs to be in good physical condition. You have to at least walk 3 or 4 hours in difficult conditions, on muddy or slippery terrain. The accommodation is very basic and total isolation.

Price per adult :

Base 6 participants : 2600 €

Base 8 participants : 2300 €

 

 

These prices include :
-The private flight for Bosavi
-Support for Port Moresby by a specialist guide of Papua
-All mentioned such land transfers and all entries in this programs and benefits.
-Accommodation in double room accommodation mentioned in the program.
-Our 24 h/24 on-site support.
-Meals as specified in the program (PD = breakfast / D = lunch / D = dinner).

These prices do not include :
-Assistance repatriation insurance highly recommended.
-The visa fee
-Drinks and personal expenses
-Any tips.

 

Suggestions: This program is to do as a result of the circuit including the festival of hagen in August.

 

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