Tour Operator - Beyond Authentic Experience Lt
Contact - https://www.myliveadventures.com/en/bikejunior36
The Sepik Highlands Odyssey takes you through Papua New Guinea, take time to submerged in the culture and ecology of the area. You will be taken on a cultural journey through a Papua New Guinea's different cultural groups, from the Melpa of the Wahgi Valley to the Yokoim of the Karawari River, to the Iatmul of the Sepik River, and finally to the colourful and flamboyant Huli of the Tari Basin.
Each destination has its own unique ecosystem, you may see the magical superb bird of paradise at Rondon Ridge, the bizarre12-wired bird of paradise at Karawari, the mysterious Sepik blue orchid in the Sepik area, or the stunning ribbon-tailed Astrapia at Tari. Experience the amazing Tari Treks and immerse yourself in the local culture by staying in the village accommodations. This adventure tour through Papua New Guinea will give you with an amazing experience you'll never forget.
Tour availability :
Fix departures only (refer to fix departure dates)
Fix departure dates - list of dates:
Depart on Tuesdays
Itinerary Day 1:
Arrive Jacksons International Airport, Port Moresby. Meet, greet and assist by our staff. Transfer to your onward flight. You fly to Wewak. Meet, greet and assist upon arrival in Wewak by our guide. Transfer to hotel. Overnight Windjamer Beach Motel (Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast)
Itinerary Day 2:
Drive tour/transfer to the mighty Sepik River. Travel by motorised dugout canoe to the Middle Sepik region. Overnight in village hut (LDB).
Itinerary Day 3:
Full day canoeing tour to explore the complex lakesystem, interact with the river people and the unique cultural lifestyle. Overnight in a village hut (LDB)
Itinerary Day 4:
Full day Middle Sepik Canoeing. Overnight in a village hut (LDB)
Itinerary Day 5:
Full day Middle Sepik Canoeing. Overnight in a Village Hut (LDB)
Itinerary Day 6:
Last day canoeing trip to Pagwi, jump into your waiting vehicle and travel back to Wewak. Your guide will assist you board your onward flight. You fly to Port Moresby. You will be met upon your arrival and taken to your hotel. Overnight Gateway Hotel (LDB).
Itinerary Day 7:
Morning transfer to your onward flight. You fly to Goroka. Our staff meets you upon your arrival in Goroka, transfer to your hotel. Half day tour of Goroka and Surrounds. Overnight Bird Of Paradise Hotel (LDB)
Itinerary Day 8:
Morning tour to Asaro Village including Asaro Mudmen performance. Afternoon free relaxation. Overnight Bird Of Paradise Hotel (LDB)
Itinerary Day 9:
Full day scenic drive tour to Mt Hagen. Overnight Highlander Hotel (LDB)
Itinerary Day 10:
Full day tour of Mt Hagen & Surrounding areas including a cultural village and Mt Hagen's colorful local market. Overnight Highlander Hotel (LDB)
Itinerary Day 11:
Transfer to your onward flight. You fly to Tari. Our guide meet you upon your arrival in Tari, transfer to your trek site. Afternoon trekking. Overnight in a Village Accommodation (LDB)
Itinerary Day 12:
First full day Tari trekking.Overnight in a Village Accommodation (LDB)
Itinerary Day 13:
Second subsequent day - Tari trekking. Overnight in a Village Accommodation (LDB)
Itinerary Day 14:
Last day trekking. Transfer to your onward flight. You fly to Port Moresby and connection to your international flight.
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
C) 75% refund up until 30 days before trip
Above is our retail land cost for 9+ person price. It includes 1/2 twin share accommodations, meals as specified as L=Lunch, D=Dinner and B=Breakfast; airport transfers; touring excursions; cultural items; knowledgeable English speaking local guide fees; porters/carriers; village entrance fees; VAT/GST 10% Tax.
Domestic flights; laundry; bar & beverages; international departure tax and any expenses of personal nature, or anything not stated in "what's included".
Additional costs: Single Supplement US$993.00; PGAir flight Hagen/Tari @ US$198.00 per person (we book/ticket - you pay together with land costs). YOU book/ticket the Air Niugini (PX) flight sectors together with your international flights to take advantage of any available discounts from your end. There are no discounts from our end. Flights you should book are; DAY 1 PX126 PORT MORESBY/WEWAK 1510/1720; DAY 6 PX941 WEWAK/PORT MORSBY 1240/1440; DAY 7 PX960 PORT MORESBY/GOROKA 0800/0910 & DAY 14 PX865 TARI/PORT MORESBY 1040/1215. Notes: The accommodations and meals during your actual adventure days are of basic nature. The tour is operated on a "as and where is" available basis. It departs every Tuesdays and terminates with a transfer to your international departure flight on a Monday. Trekking in Tari is rated easy to moderate. We will offer other hard to strenuous treks if preferred and requested.
Gears and Equipment:
We will send clothing and equipment list upon booking together with our tour confirmation package.
Pick Up / Meeting Location:
At each port of entry/arrival. Our staff, representative or guide will meet you.