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GOROKA HIGHLANDS CULTURAL SHOW – SEPTEMBER 2018

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GOROKA HIGHLANDS CULTURAL SHOW – SEPTEMBER 2018

The Goroka Show tour is a 5-day/4-night program. From Port Moresby, fly into the Eastern Highlands to see the flamboyant and colourful people at the spectacular Goroka Cultural Show. Also known as the Goroka Highlands Festival, it is the largest Sing-Sing or tribal gathering of the year, with up to 150 tribes dancing and singing for two days. With VIP passes you have privileged access to the tribes for photography in the morning, and then enjoy the a

DAY 1

Thursday 13th September

Fly from Port Moresby to Goroka on PX186 departing at 15:55, landing at 16:55. Transfer to your accommodation.

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DAY 2

Friday 14th September

A full day with the Asaro Mudmen. After a 30-minute minibus ride along the Highlands Highway, you will arrive at their village. Here you will see several Mudmen dances, enjoy a traditional “mumu” (earth oven) lunch, try your hand at archery, and see how their famous masks are made, as well as learning about their history. Read more

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DAY 3

Saturday 15th September 2018

A full day with the Asaro Mudmen. After a 30-minute minibus ride along the Highlands Highway, you will arrive at their village. Here you will see several Mudmen dances, enjoy a traditional “mumu” (earth oven) lunch, try your hand at archery, and see how their famous masks are made, as well as learning about their history. Read more

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DAY 4

Sunday 16th September 2018

Full day spent at the Goroka Show - world famous for its colour, culture and vibrancy, the biggest Sing-Sing of the year, with 150 groups present. It is a truly spectacular event. The diversity of the coastal, lowland and highlands sing-sing groups at the show reflects the incredible diversity of the Papua New Guinea's landscape - an unforgettable experience. There is also a very interesting agricultural show and music festival in an adjacent field. As a VIP pass holder you also have access to the shaded, raised seating platform where the local dignitaries sit. Read more

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DAY 5

Monday 17th September 2018

Transfer from the your accommodation to Goroka airport for your flight to Port Moresby (B)

ACCOMMODATIONS

Day in trip
Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Goroka
Hotel Klerht guest house
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Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Goroka
Hotel Phoenix Hotel Premier room
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Location
Hotel
Day 1
Location Goroka
Hotel Bird of Paradise Hotel

TRIP PACKAGE

Package includes

  • Transfer from/to the airport
  • Transport during the tour
  • Accommodation and meal (depending on accommodation option chosen)
  • VIP passes
  • Asaro Mudmen day trip and lunch

Package excludes

  • Domestic airfare that we book for you. $500 USD return
  • International airfare
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa,
  • Tips
  • Beverages
  • Additional journeys and transfers

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