Tribal Lands of Papua New Guinea Goroka Festival Departure

Tribal Lands of Papua New Guinea Goroka Festival Departure

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Tribal Lands of Papua New Guinea Goroka Festival Departure

17 Days Starting and ending in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Visiting:

Port Moresby

,

Wewak

,

Mushu Island

,

Sepik River

,

Mount Hagen

,

Kumul Lodge

,

Simbai

,

Goroka

,

Rabaul

Tour operator:

Wild Frontiers

Physical rating:

Low, Low / Moderate

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Please contact Wild Frontiers with any specific dietary requirements

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

PNG

Group size:

4 - 12

Age range:

1-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

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From:
$10744

$10234 (USD)

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Tour Overview

One of the most culturally diverse countries on the planet, Papua New Guinea is home to more than 850 known languages. One of the least explored countries anywhere in the world, both culturally and geographically, Papua New Guinea has adventure written all over it! This stunning journey allows us the opportunity to experience itsastonishingly rich natural landscape and cultural traditions. First we’ll travel down the Sepik River to visit the fascinating crocodile people, before venturing up to the Bismarck region spending some time with the colourful Simbai people. Continuing on we witness the spectacular Tribal Festivals, which are some of Papua New Guinea’s most celebrated events. Ending the journey along the golden beaches of the South Pacific, we’ll take in islands and azure waters around the coast of East New Britain at Rabaul, before making our way back to Port Moresby and, eventually, home.

Highlights

  • Experience either the famous Goroka Show or Hagen Show, both huge highlights of the PNG cultural calendar

  • Discover the spectacular culture and landscapes of the Sepik River

  • Spend two days enjoying the hospitality of the remote Kalam tribe in the Northern Highlands

  • Visit a local village by night and witness the mesmerising spectacle of a Baining fire dance

  • Snorkel in the azure waters of the South Pacific

  • Enjoy exceptional birdwatching opportunities amongst the Western Highlands

Itinerary

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icon Day 1 : TOUR BEGINS IN PORT MORESBY; FLY TO WEWAK
Location:

  Port Moresby, Wewak


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  In Wewak Boutique or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Starting in the country’s capital early this morning we will meet at the airport and have a chance to enjoy a reviving breakfast. Depending on the flight time, we may have time for a little sightseeing, before flying on to Wewak on the northern coast of New Guinea. The capital of the East Sepik province, Wewak provides the gateway into the swamplands and tropical rainforests of the Sepik River, New Guinea’s longest river. On arrival we will be transferred to our comfortable boutique hotel, where the rest of the day is free to relax from the long journey.

icon Day 2 : WEWAK – MUSHU ISLAND - WEWAK
Location:

  Wewak, Mushu Island, Wewak


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  In Wewak Boutique or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Leaving from Wewak beach by boat, our destination today is the beautiful palm fringed white sand beaches of Muschu Island, regarded as a secret paradise. Hidden within the island’s jungle are clues to Muschu’s wartime past with anti-aircraft guns, a plane wreck and discarded jeeps echoing back to the Japanese occupation in World War II. For those interested, we can take a short bush walk to see how the locals cultivate tobacco, yam and taro. We will have a traditional lunch by the beach and then relax and enjoy a swim in the crystal-clear waters before returning to our hotel in the late afternoon.

icon Day 3 : WEWAK TO SEPIK RIVER
Location:

  Wewak, Sepik River


Accommodation:

  Homestay


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


After meeting up with our local guides this morning, we then embark on a four-hour drive to Pagwi, on the Sepik River. From here we travel down river by motor canoe, a journey of some two hours that brings us to the village of Kanganamun, in the heart of the Middle Sepik. This region is home to the famous crocodile-men of Yatmoul, whose rituals include marking the skin in deep cuts to resemble the teeth marks of the great crocodile spirit. Their immense spirit houses are considered cathedrals of primitive art and on arrival we will be settled with our hosts in basic homestay accommodation.

icon Day 4 : SEPIK RIVER
Location:

  Sepik River


Accommodation:

  Homestay


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Spending the day exploring the Middle Sepik region, today we have an opportunity to visit at least a couple of traditional dance ceremonies, as well as a number of different spirit houses and villages. Travelling by motorised canoe, we will explore some of villages to learn more about the traditions of their initiation ceremonies of the local people, before continuing on to Palembe, where we take a short walk to one of the oldest Haus Tambarans in the Sepik region. NB, Please be aware that the course and content of today’s visits are very much dependent on the safety conditions and water levels along the river.

icon Day 5 : SEPIK RIVER - MT HAGEN - KUMUL LODGE
Location:

  Sepik River, Mount Hagen, Kumul Lodge


Accommodation:

  Lodge


Accommodation Name:

  Kumul Lodge or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Leaving early this morning we head back to Pagwi and Wewak, enjoying the early morning light on the river. We take a short flight on to Mount Hagen in the heart of the Western Highlands. Located amongst the fertile landscapes of the Wahgi Valley, the city is named after the eroded volcanic peak of Mount Hagen and, on arrival, we will be met and driven on to the lodge situated a short drive outside Mount Hagen. Arriving late in the afternoon, there will be time to relax and perhaps observe some of the birdlife feeding around the lodge before dinner.

icon Day 6 : KUMUL LODGE - MOUNT HAGEN
Location:

  Kumul Lodge, Mount Hagen


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Highlander or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Kumul Lodge is in the Hagen area, and is entirely owned and managed by local people. Home to some of the most beautiful and unusual birds in the world, the lodge’s myriad of nature trails and tracks provide ideal settings along which to discover birds, orchids and other resident wildlife This region is one of the few in New Guinea where the famed Birds of Paradise make a regular appearance, whilst other visitors include Brehm’s tiger parrot, smoky honeyeaters and crested berry-peckers. After a dawn we start to observe these spectacular Birds of Paradise, and then you can enjoy the rest of the day observing and photographing these colourful characters around the lodge in the company of expert guides or take a walk to the impressive orchid garden nearby. In the late afternoon we will return to Mount Hagen.

icon Day 7 : MT HAGEN - SIMBAI VILLAGE
Location:

  Mount Hagen, Simbai


Accommodation:

  Simbai Guesthouse


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


This morning we take a short charter flight to reach Simbai, a remote governmental station in the Bismarck range. Up here, there is a very limited infrastructure away from any roads and the life of the local people is still very traditional. From the air strip it’s a 20 minute walk to the nearby village where we stay in a charming guest house, surrounded by beautiful gardens, for the next three nights. In Simbai we experience a living culture of this tribe, who have impressive body adornments and will have plenty of opportunity to learn about their lives and traditions. We will have the chance to explore on foot the beautiful surrounding area, as well as our host village and the local school.

icon Day 8 : SIMBAI VILLAGE
Location:

  Simbai


Accommodation:

  Simbai Guesthouse


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Over these two days we get a chance to share in the daily life of the village. The Kalam wear impressive helmets covered in beetle heads so during our time here we will learn more about the ancient culture and rituals of this tribe and see how the famous beetle head headdresses are prepared. On one of the days we will witness the festival atmosphere as the village ladies prepare food for a “mumu” feast, when a whole pig is skillfully butchered and cooked on hot stones in the ground. The opening of the mumu is celebrated with a traditional ‘singsing’, which for the villagers could last long into the night!

icon Day 10 : SIMBAI VILLAGE - MOUNT HAGEN
Location:

  Simbai, Mount Hagen


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Highlander or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Today we say farewell to the Simbai community and depart the Northern Highlands and takeon a privately chartered flight back to Mount Hagen. We will have lunch and a short coffee tour at Banz Coffee, one of New Guinea famous roasters. After lunch we will return to Mount Hagen for the night with some time to relax at our comfortable hotel.

icon Day 11 : MOUNT HAGEN - GOROKA
Location:

  Mount Hagen, Goroka


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Phoenix or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


Considered one of PNG’s most attractive towns, Goroka lies some five hours by road from Mount Hagan. Each year, around the country’s independence celebrations (16 September), the town hosts the famous Goroka Show, a two-day cultural event that sees tribes from all across the region gather to take part in one of the most colourful festivals in the country. Today we get to journey east along the Highlands Highway across the mountains and fertile vegetable gardens of the region. The Central Highlands provide ample opportunities to stop and enjoy the landscapes, before we finally arrive in Goroka later this afternoon.

icon Day 12 : GOROKA
Location:

  Goroka


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Phoenix or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


With a whole weekend to enjoy this spectacular festival, we’ll have an opportunity to watch some 1,000 men and women partake in one of Papua New Guinea’s most celebrated events. Over 100 different tribes are represented, in a dazzling display of colour, songs and energy that perfectly encapsulates the rich cultural ethnicity of this remarkable island.

icon Day 13 : GOROKA - PORT MORESBY
Location:

  Goroka, Port Moresby


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Sanctuary or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


There will be more time to take in the sights and sounds of this stunning annual event before departing Goroka on a late afternoon flight back to Port Moresby for the evening.

icon Day 14 : PORT MORESBY - RABAUL
Location:

  Port Moresby, Rabaul


Accommodation:

  Kokopo Beach Bungalows or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


We take a morning flight to Kokopo the capital city of East New Britain, a huge island which is part of the Bismarck archipelago. Kokopo is the new capital of the Province after Rabaul town was buried under the ashes of the Tavurvur volcano in 1994 which is still active. This creates a wonderful backdrop to the town, with its spectacular harbour, the tropical coastline, and not forgetting the fascinating and colourful cultural life and markets of the Tolai people. On arrival in Rabaul we head directly to the famous Rabaul Hotel, which survived the eruption and is still functioning today. After lunch we will drive through the eerie abandoned old town to visit the hot springs and the volcano observatory, along with some of the World War II relics. We will check into our hotel hopefully with time to watch the sunset over Simpson Harbour.

icon Day 15 : RABAUL
Location:

  Rabaul


Accommodation:

  Kokopo Beach Bungalows or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


We take to the water today and head out to the Duke of York Islands. There are 13 islands in total, spread over 58 km2. We stop for a spot of snorkeling in the crystal clear, azure blue lagoons with white sandy beaches and lush green vegetation and take a walk through a village enjoying a local lunch and see some traditional dances. Returning to the hotel in the mid afternoon you will have some free time to relax and enjoy your tranquil surroundings. After an early dinner we head out to a Baining village, an hour’s drive away. This is where we witness the mesmerising and unforgettable spectacle of a Fire dance, synonymous with this region of PNG. We return to the hotel late in the evening.

icon Day 16 : RABAUL - PORT MORESBY
Location:

  Rabaul, Port Moresby


Accommodation:

  Hotel


Accommodation Name:

  Sanctuary or similar


Meals Included:

  Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner,


This morning we take a quick trip out to one of the colourful local markets before taking a flight back to Port Moresby. This is the traditional home of the Motuan people, and the area around Port Moresby was a busy trading centre even before the arrival of the British in 1873. During the Second World War it was targeted by the Japanese as a staging post and air base, in order to cut off Australia from South-East Asia and the Americas. This afternoon we venture out to the Nature Park, PNG’s leading botanical and native zoological park and gardens, showcasing the best of the nation's flora and fauna in a picturesque setting. Over There are over 150 animals are on display including multiple species of tree kangaroos, cassowaries, birds of paradise, parrots, pigeons, reptiles, wallabies and much more. Later we enjoy our farewell dinner and our final night in the capital.

icon Day 17 : TOUR ENDS PORT MORESBY
Location:

  Port Moresby


Meals Included:

  Breakfast


We have a relaxing morning before heading to the airport where the tour ends.

What's Included

  • MEALS

    17 x Breakfasts, 16 x Lunches, 16 x Dinners

  • TRANSPORT

    On this tour we will use minibuses, motorised canoe, and domestic flights.

  • GROUP SIZE

    Maximum: 10

  • EXPERT TEAM

    The full services of a Wild Frontiers Tour Leader with local guides where appropriate

  • CARBON CONTRIBUTIONS

    Contributions to carbon offset & tree planting projects for all bookings

  • ACCOMMODATION

    All accommodation as outlined in the itinerary

  • FITNESS RATING

    Low / Moderate

  • ENTRANCE FEES

    All entrance fees for sights mentioned in the itinerary

What's Not Included

  • We believe in a completely transparent approach to pricing with no hidden extras. As such, please note that the following are not included in the cost of the tour.Visas & Travel Insurance: Visas will always be tour/nationality dependent but travel insurance is mandatoryTips: Always optional but some guidance will be given in the pre-departure information documentsInternational .Flights: Please ask us for an obligation-free quote for flights which originate in the UKAirport .Transfers: We include complimentary transfers if arriving/departing on the suggested group flights.Beverages & any costs of a personal nature: This will include items such as laundry and souvenirs

Visas

Visas are necessary for many of the destinations we travel to and while we aim to provide you with the most up-to-date information, requirements frequently change and as such for the latest advice we advise that you check with the relevant embassies or contact our recommended visa agency, Travcour www.travcour.com  For this tour, UK passport holders currently require a visa for Papua New Guinea but this can be applied for on arrival and is currently free of charge. (NB, this information is subject to change) Non-UK passport holders or non-UK residents should contact the relevant embassies for individual requirements. Further details will be sent out to you on booking, however ensuring that correct and valid visas are obtained remains the sole responsibility of the client.

Key Aspects to Consider

This is an adventurous trip in an undeveloped country so a sense of humour and flexibility are a pre-requisite. If you are in a reasonable state of health and fitness you should be able to cope with this tour. However, please note that the conditions in the Sepik River are extremely basic with few frills, and the accommodation is shared and rustic at best. The roads and infrastructure are poor and drives can be long and tiring even though distances are short. Some food in the most remote regions may be limited in terms of variety. You will have a couple of days sitting in motorised canoes. If you are up for the challenge you will be hugely rewarded!

Check out our Q&As

Are airport transfers included in this tour?

We include complimentary transfers if arriving/departing on the suggested group flights

Are the local guides on the tour English speaking?

Yes

What is the maximum group size?

12

Do you require a visa for this holiday?

Visas will always be tour/nationality dependent but travel insurance is mandatory

What policies are in place for Covid-19?

We have a complete Covid-19 hub here: https://www.wildfrontierstravel.com/en_GB/covid-hub

    Do you operate a “single share” option and how does it work?

    Over 70% of passengers on our group tours are solo adventurers. Unlike many tour operators, we don’t believe in charging solo travellers a premium, so if you are happy to share a room with a fellow traveller of the same sex, you will pay exactly the same as a couple..Occasionally you may even end up with your own room. You can travel as a single traveller on any of our holidays, from our escorte

    Will the accommodation included meet local health and safety regulations?

    Yes

    How long has the tour company been trading?

    Since 2002

    Do I need to be double-vaccinated against Covid-19 to travel with you?

    In most cases, yes. Not only are many destinations making double-vaccination a requirement of entry to the country and/or access to restaurants, museums etc., but additionally on all our group tours for the foreseeable future, for everyone’s peace of mind, we are asking that all clients be double vaccinated.

Reviews

Nigel Branscombe - Tribal Lands of Papua New Guinea Hagen Festival

An extraordinarily vibrant experience in a challenging and different world

An extraordinarily vibrant experience in a challenging and different world


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Nigel Branscombe - Tribal Lands of Papua New Guinea Hagen Festival

Charlotte Wilson

Amazing experience! Would recommend to anyone :)

Amazing experience! Would recommend to anyone :)


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Charlotte Wilson

Kathryn Bird

The wildest, most exciting & adventurous trip I have ever been on & I have been travelling for 50 years.

The wildest, most exciting & adventurous trip I have ever been on & I have been travelling for 50 years.


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Kathryn Bird

Bill Marr-Johnson

This is one of the most outstanding trips I have joined.

This is one of the most outstanding trips I have joined.


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Bill Marr-Johnson

Renee Wash

Wild Frontiers never disappoints. Papua New Guinea has risen to the top of my list of most exciting, adventurous, authentic experiences ever.

Wild Frontiers never disappoints.

Papua New Guinea has risen to the top of my list of most exciting, adventurous, authentic experiences ever.


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Renee Wash

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    *****If a destination, that we have deemed to be Covid Viable, subsequently fails any aspect of the criteria for two consecutive weeks, you will have the right under our Covid Promise to transfer without any fees.

Tribal Lands of Papua New Guinea Goroka Festival Departure

17 Days Starting and ending in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Visiting:

Port Moresby

,

Wewak

,

Mushu Island

,

Sepik River

,

Mount Hagen

,

Kumul Lodge

,

Simbai

,

Goroka

,

Rabaul

Tour operator:

Wild Frontiers

Physical rating:

Low, Low / Moderate

Special diets catered:

Vegetarians, Please contact Wild Frontiers with any specific dietary requirements

Trip Styles:

Activities:

Tour code:

PNG

Group size:

4 - 12

Age range:

1-99

Tour operated in:

English

Interests:

Recommended For:

Private Available:

Request A Private Tour

From:
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$10234 (USD)

tourhub discount: $510

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  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    20 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Kenya

  • Dream Destination:

    Vietnam

  • About them:
  • I am a travel obsessed scottish girl with a love for Africa, Kenya specifically! I don't think there's a single place I wouldn't go! I love solo and group travelling and volunteering across the world!

Nairobi

Kenya

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Visit the Giraffe centre to hand feed giraffes, watch baby elephants during feeding time at David Sheldrick, feed wild monkeys in the park, eat at Nairobi street kitchen and party at K1 Clubhouse. "

Do I book in advance?

"If you're not on a tour, it's important to book places like David Sheldrick in advance as they are a true sanctuary and only open to the public for 1hr each day to limited numbers. It can book up weeks in advance."

What can I do at night?

"Nairobi has a lot of restaurants and bars. My favourite is K1 Clubhouse with regular DJs, life music, an outdoor beer garden and club vibes! Great drinks, food and atmosphere!"

What do you love most about Nairobi?

"I love Nairobi so much because the people are so welcoming. Locals have always been so kind and helpful and of course, Kenya is so beautiful it keeps me coming back for more!"

@courtgoestravelling 's Top Tips

"Unless you're on a tour, plan the places you want to visit in advance and organise a guide for easiness and safety! Kenya has a lot to offer and there's a lot to pack into a trip!"

About Our

  • Travel Blogger
  • Countries Visited:

    20 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    Kenya

  • Dream Destination:

    Vietnam

  • About them:
  • I am a travel obsessed scottish girl with a love for Africa, Kenya specifically! I don't think there's a single place I wouldn't go! I love solo and group travelling and volunteering across the world!

Yosemite West

United States

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"There are so many hikes and beautiful scenic nature views, especially along the valley. Head to Mariposa for some scenic trails. "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Sunset offers incredible opportunities to view wildlife & watch the colours highlight El Capitan as the sun sinks beyond the horizon."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Look for wildlife sightings throughout the park!"

Must pack items for Yosemite West

"-Warm layers (even in summer as temps can drop quite quickly when the sun goes down). -Reusable water bottle, sunscreen, bug repellent, sturdy hiking boots, binoculars, camera & sunglasses."

Benefits of a tour guide for Yosemite West

"Access to information about the best hikes, insights and tips to make your trip magical and unique! "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head towards the Hetch Hetchy reservoir for some amazing views of the stunning lakes along the Sierra Nevada mountain range."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Drive along the valley for amazing views of El Capitan, Half Dome, Bridal Veil Falls and giant sequoia trees. Head up to Tunnel View for stunning views of the valley below."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Yellowstone National Park

United States

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Best time to watch Old Faithful erupt is around sunset, there will be less crowds & beautiful sunset views!"

What do you love most about Yellowstone National Park?

"There are so many natural wonders to observe and amazing places to explore!"

Must pack items for Yellowstone National Park

"Pack for the weather & season, bring layers, an umbrella, a reusable water bottle, comfortable shoes, bear spray and of course, your camera!"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Plan to visit the North entrance & see the Teddy Roosevelt Archway."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Keep a keen eye out for abundant wildlife, especially in the Hayden Valley area!"

Benefits of a tour guide for Yellowstone National Park

"They're able to provide tips and insights, and ensure you see the best sights throughout Yellowstone NP!"

Favourite time of year to visit Yellowstone National Park

"Mid-May to early June for great weather & smaller crowds."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Visit the Grand Canyon of Yellowstone & walk the north rim trail for epic views!"

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

San Francisco

United States

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Head to the top of Bernal Heights Park for 360° views of the city, bay & Oakland."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Capture the unique views of Golden Gate Bridge!"

What do you love most about San Francisco?

"Marvel at Redwood trees."

What do you love most about San Francisco?

"Find unique views of San Fran from Sausalito. "

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"If you're a move fanatic, you can find the "Mrs. Doubtfire" home and several other film locations around the city."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Take a relaxing walk around Palace of Fine Arts."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Visit the Sutro Baths."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Visit the Japanese Gardens at Golden Gate Park! "

Must pack items for San Francisco

"Pack layers, an umbrella, comfortable walking shoes, a reusable water bottle, sunscreen & a hat or sun hat."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Charleston

United States

What do you love most about Charleston?

"One of the best-kept, charming & quaint historic towns in the USA. "

Benefits of a tour guide for Charleston

"Known as the holy city, there are so many historic churches to explore & a tour guide can provide all sorts of insights & information about the history of Charleston."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Walk off the beaten path & put down the map, Charleston is a picturesque city with hundreds of quiet little lanes just waiting to be explored."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Plan to wear comfortable shoes that have grip & can handle cobblestone streets!"

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Callie's Hot Little Biscuit and grab a sample of the delicious fresh-baked biscuits!"

What do you love most about Charleston?

"A plethora of amazing restaurants provide ample opportunities to sample local favourites, such as unicorn grits, fried green tomatoes or fried okra."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"There are 5 historic plantations in the area to tour. "

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️

Savannah

United States

What do you love most about Savannah?

"Explore the historic Wormsloe Plantation: drive the gorgeous tree-lined drive, walk nature trails and observe ruins."

What do you love most about Savannah?

"There are over 20 squares, which function like a park located all around the city. They're perfect for resting weary feet & people watching."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Head to Forsyth fountain and enjoy the shade while you stroll under the tree-lined path."

@thishomeschoolerslife's Top Tips

"Sample amazing local cuisine at Collins Quarter near Forsyth Park."

Must pack items for Savannah

"Sunscreen, sun hat, bug spray, reusable water bottle & comfortable walking shoes."

A 'MUST' whilst you're there?

"Explore the historic Riverfront area, browse the shops & sample a free praline or grab some gelato at Savannah's Candy Kitchen."

Favourite time of year to visit Savannah

"Spring is wonderful because the weather is perfect, warm but not humid."

About Our

  • Influencer
  • Countries Visited:

    4 Countries

  • Favourite Destination:

    London

  • Dream Destination:

    Paris, France

  • About them:
  • "Live once Travel Well", is my main motto for life. I love to travel, go on outdoor adventures & family travels/adventures. When I'm not traveling, I'm busy planning my next adventure ☺️