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Mt Giluwe Adventure Trekking and Climbing

 

Mt Giluwe at 4368 meters above seas level is PNG's second-highest mountain after Mt Wilhelm. It is an old shield volcano with vast alpine grasslands. Ancient lava plugs form the two summits, which offer superb views over the Highlands.

 

We offer a standard 3 nights packages that will ensure the avid adventurer treks through different forest vegetation, see wildlife of all species including bird of paradise, possums, three kangaroo and native orchids to name a few.

 

Program Overview
Commencing Day (s):
Daily
Number of Nights:
Three (3)
Tour Availability:
All year around from 2011 to 2012
Places to Visit:
Mt Hagen, Tambul and Mt Giluwe Summit
Tour Extensions:
Program can be extended to the Sepik, Tari or Madang. Ask our sales team for a quote at sales@letpng.com.

Detailed Itinerary: Mt Hagen, Tambul, Mt Giluwe Summit. (This program can be extended for additional nights to the Sepik, Tari or Madang).

Day 1 - Arrival (Kagamuga)
Arrive at Kagamuga airport and meet our staff. Transfer to Pakuwat Wildernss Lodge and check in. In the evening get briefing from your local guide about the trek and Mt Giluwe. (Your guide is a native of Mt Giluwe and he's done numerous treks in the past). Overnight at Pakuwat Wilderness Lodge. (D)

Day 2 - Mt Hagen/Mt Giluwe Base Camp
After an early morning breakfast a 4WD transfer to Kagguba Station in Tambul District. Begin your Mt Giluwe expedition through alpine grasslands and through thick rain forests. Occasionally you may see exotic wildlife species such as bird of paradise and the rare tree kangaroo en route the trek to Base Camp. On arrival at Base Camp set up your camping and explore the surrounding flora and fauna. Overnight at Base Camp. (BLD)

Day 3 - Mt Giluwe (Base Camp/Summit)
A predawn rocky and hazardous climb to the summit. Get a bird's eye view of the lowlands of Highlands regions. After exploring the summit and a hearty picnic lunch return to the base camp and overnight. (BLD)

Day 4 - Mt Giluwe/Mt Hagen
After breakfast descend from the base camp to Kagguba station and transfer to Mt Hagen and to your next destination. (B) END OF PROGRAM. Or you can extend the program to any of our packages that include Sepik, Madang or Tari. Contact our sales team at sales@letpng.com for more information.

For detailed itinerary and costing download the pdf here or or just e-mail us!

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Brief overview & highlights for this tour program:

*  3 nights program starts @ PGK1,800 per person

* Tour is available all year around and can be done any days of the week

* Tour covers the remote Tambul District and Mt Giluwe and its summit.

* Highlights including the two volcanic summit.

Travel Agents can apply for commissions and discounts.

* This tour can be extended to the Sepik, Tari or Madang. Ask our sales team for a quote at sales@letpng.com.

 

Let us know what dates you would like to travel for this particular program. We will then inform you if there are others already registered for the tour on your requested dates. You can choose to do this program on your own if there are no other persons registered for the dates you intend to travel. For more information send us an email or call us on +675 5423552.

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Mt Giluwe summit as seen from the trek towards the summit.
 
 
   
   
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