Extension New Britain and new Ireland

6days /. From 2150 €

Level of difficulty: easy

Highlights: Immersion, discovery of forgotten villages, Adventure, Beach, snorkelling, boat output

Support: Guide bilingual and specialist region from 4pax: french/English/pidgin + local guides

Suggestion : Do subsequently to the the Hagen Show program

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PRESENTATION OF THE TRIP

The region of Rabaul, in New Britain, at the heart of the Bismarck Archipelago, will allow you to multiply the discoveries. This will initially be an exuberant nature : an active volcano, incredible coral reefs and beaches of new Ireland but also of secret and fascinating cultures : the Tolai, the Baining fire dance, one of the most beautiful shows that to offer Papua, then Malagan masks, Yet in new Ireland.

THE PROGRAM

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

Day 1 : PLANE PORT MORESBY / RABAUL
Morning departure for the airport of Port Moresby and direct flight to Rabaul, installation in hotel, We arrive at the lunch hour. We can enjoy the beach and the pool to rest a little. In the evening, We leave for an evening of celebration in a village Baining, where we do a few walks in the forest and fields, before attending the fire of 'men minds' masked dances. This is undoubtedly one of the most impressive shows of Papua New Guinea...
Accommodation : comfortable hotel (Kokopo Beach Bungalow). Meals : D-D-PD

Day 2 : DAY AT SEA

Day boat, to swim with dolphins, visit small islands and make free diving in beautiful reefs...

Accommodation : comfortable hotel (Kokopo Beach Bungalow). Meals : D-D-PD

Day 3 : VOLCANO AND RABAUL
We get up early, and by canoe, head for the beautiful setting, and base of the Tavurvur volcano. We will also discover the strange egg collection that takes place at the foot of the volcano. All this will of course depend on the activity of the volcano... Then, We visit the heart of the buried city ! Rabaul was the one of the most beautiful and liveliest cities in the Pacific, before be buried under the ashes of the Tavurvur volcano during an eruption in 1994. To this day, it is still a lunar landscape, full of character; some some buildings are still occupied, such as the hotel where we have lunch, symbol of a past that won't die. The afternoon is devoted to visits to the city and its market, as well as surrounding areas of the city which offering unreal landscapes...
Accommodation : comfortable hotel (Kokopo Beach Bungalow). Meals : D-D-PD

Days 4 : TO NAMATANAI / VILLAGE BOWL

In the early morning, We take the boat (boat motor, two hours of crossing) to join Namatanai, in new-Ireland, the long and narrow island which faces Rabaul. Got there, We are picked up by our local team and moved to a guesthouse in Bowl, a small village located in edge of ocean and full area Malagan. Upon arrival,, We visit the village, can walk to the gardens in the forest and finally we will see traditional dances. Along the way we stop in the villages of last Malagan carvers. It is here also that we will see the dancing of the Tatanua "an integral part of the local traditions of the Malagan.

Accommodation : Guesthouse in Bowl. Meals : D-D-PD

Day 5 : TO KAVIENG
Departure in the morning to join Kavieng, the capital of new-Ireland. Installation to Kavieng to Nusa Resort, a lodge paradise once again. Departure in the afternoon to join a small deserted island where we can enjoy a beautiful coral reef in snorkelling.
Accommodation : Nusa Resort. Meals : D-D-PD

Day 6 : TO PORT MORESBY / TO SINGAPORE
Very early morning departure (aircraft to 5.50) to arrive at Port Moresby in 8.25. There we leave for visits in the capital (Museum, Botanical Garden, etc...) and we take a flight to Singapore to 14.25. Arrival in Singapore to 18.45, in time to take flights to Europe at the end of evening.

Price per adult :

Price per adult base 2/3 participants : 2650 euros without guide

Price per adult base 4/5 participants : 2660 EUR French speaking guide

Price per adult base 6/7 participants : 2350 EUR French speaking guide

Price per adult base 8 participants : 2150 EUR French speaking guide

These prices include :

  • All the air internal Port Moresby Rabaul, kavieng-Port Moresby
  • All land transfers as mentioned in the program.
  • Vehicles for all transportations except aircraft.
  • The services of English-speaking or French-speaking guides according to the number of participants
  • The double room accommodation mentioned in the program.
  • Our 24-hour on-site support.
  • Meals as specified in the program (PD = breakfast / D = lunch / D = dinner).

These prices do not include :

  • Highly recommended repatriation/insurance assistance.
  • Visa fees
  • 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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