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Mount Hagen Show, Papua New Guinea 2020

Categories:

  • Holidays
  • South Pacific
  • Festivals
  • South Pacific (other)

Price:

From $2,537

Stay:

4 nights

Travel Dates:

Thursday 13th of August 2020 until Monday 17th of August 2020

Description:

Mount Hagen Show, Papua New Guinea 2020 - 5 Days / 4 Nights - from $2537* per person (with Ollami).

The Mt. Hagen show runs for two days on the 15th & 16th August 2020. More than 70 different cultural / ethnical groups perform at the show exposing diversities of cultures with costumes, songs and dances. On the day before the show, there is the excellent Paiya village mini show, with a dozen groups that you can watch prepare and take photos of the entire preparation process.

Itinerary:

DAY 1

Thursday 13th August 2020

Thursday 13th August 2020 (Meals: Dinner on arrival) Meet on arrival at Mt. Hagen airport, transfer retire to lodge. Continue with dinner and overnight.

Mount Hagen

DAY 2

Day two – Friday 14th August 2020

Early breakfast and transfer to Paiya village for the Paiya mini show. Paiya village is about 20kms - 45 minutes’ drive from Mt. Hagen town. Welcome by young girls (in traditional attire) on arrival, then explore village life and watch the performers who are carefully getting ready for the festival/dance. You are free to take photos from the preparations to rehearsal and actual dance in the main arena. Night in Mount Hagen.

Paiya village

DAY 3

Day three – Saturday 15th August 2020

Early breakfast and transfer to Mt. Hagen show ground for the Mt. Hagen cultural show. This festival ordinarily involves more than 70 dancing groups from the Highlands and coastal PNG. Transfer early in order to see the preparations before the performance. You will be allowed to enter the main arena with VIP badges. You are free to take photos, watch the groups perform, shoot video, mingle with performers and learn about different cultures. In the afternoon retire to the lodge and refresh for few minutes and thencontinue to the Waghi valley for coffee and tea plantation visits and Mt. Hagen market, one of the best markets in PNG that sells mostly vegetables and fruits. Note: the same performers/dancers will appear on the next day – Sunday 16th. 

Mt. Hagen

DAY 4

Sunday 16th August

Mt. Hagen show ground for the Mt. Hagen cultural show. This festival ordinarily involves more than 70 dancing groups from the Highlands and coastal PNG. Transfer early in order to see the preparations before the performance. You will be allowed to enter the main arena with VIP badges. You are free to take photos, watch the groups perform, shoot video, mingle with performers and learn about different cultures. In the afternoon retire to the lodge and refresh for few minutes and thencontinue to the Waghi valley for coffee and tea plantation visits and Mt. Hagen market, one of the best markets in PNG that sells mostly vegetables and fruits. 

Paiya

DAY 5

Monday 17th August

Breakfast and transfer to the airport for your flight to Port Moresby.

PACKAGE INCLUDES

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation
  • Local guides
  • Entrance fees and passes

PACKAGE EXCLUDES

  • Airfare approximately $360 USD - can be bought through us - subject to availability
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa, consular fees or any other formalities.
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • There is a single supplement of $200 per person.
  • Additional journeys and transfers

Departs: 13 Aug 20.

Conditions: * It is our policy to present the cost of our flights & holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices.

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