Mount Hagen is the third largest city in Papua New Guinea, with a population of 46,250. It is the capital of the Western Highlands Province and is located in the large fertile Wahgi Valley in central mainland Papua New Guinea, at an elevation of 1,677 m (5,502 ft).
The Highlands Highway is the main arterial route to connect Mount Hagen with the coastal cities of Lae and Madang. The city is named after the old eroded volcano Mount Hagen, located about 24 kilometres (15 mi) to the northwest. The volcano was named after the German colonial officer de:Curt von Hagen (1859-1897).
Each year, Mount Hagen hosts the Mount Hagen Cultural Show, one of the largest cultural events in Papua New Guinea. Various regional, provincial, even national tribal dance groups gather to celebrate their cultural heritage in the form of sing-sing. It is also one of the biggest tourist attractions of the country. Our packages fo the show are on our website here.
Our day tours include half and full day city and surrounds tours; day trips to Kumul lodge and Rondon Ridge for birdwatching and nature tours. Full day oturs include lunch.
Half day tours from $270 per person
Full day tours from $600 per person
Based on 10 or more people.
Please contact us for prices for smaller passenger numbers.
Tours are subject to weather, road, religious and political conditions. Prices are quoted in AUD, valid for 2016 BUT are subject to change without notice due to currency variations and increases in taxes. They cannot be guaranteed until paid in full. A $300 non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking with the balance due no later that 60 days prior to departure. Bank transfer or credit card fees are not included in the above rates and will be added at the time of quoting. Bookings made within 30 days must be paid in full. Our full terms and conditions can be viewed here.