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Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel

- expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu -

Observation of Yasur volcano at night
Observation of Yasur volcano at night
Strombolian eruption at Yasur
Strombolian eruption at Yasur
The cone of Yasur volcano seen from the east
The cone of Yasur volcano seen from the east
A woman in a local village dyeing bands from banana leaves
A woman in a local village dyeing bands from banana leaves
Tree fern
Tree fern
Tropical beach at Port Resolution
Tropical beach at Port Resolution
Fireworks at night (Yasur volcano)
Fireworks at night (Yasur volcano)
Eruption from a vent at Yasur volcano
Eruption from a vent at Yasur volcano
Explosion of lava from Yasur volcano
Explosion of lava from Yasur volcano
Group at Yasur volcano
Group at Yasur volcano
This tour is for you if you are interested in getting to know in depth one of the world's most active volcanoes - Yasur on Tanna Island.
Accompanied by an expert guide on Yasur volcano you spend several days near and around the volcano to offer multiple possibilities to watch its activities. Visits in colorful local villages where the old kastom culture of Vanuatu is still alive, splendid rainforest trails, gorgeous beaches and good local food round out the trip, which can be highly customized according to your preferences.
  • 4 days for observation of the active volcano Yasur
  • Close meeting of the traditional life and culture of the Vanuatu people
  • Relax on paradise beaches

Tanna Island & Yasur volcano

Note:
This sample itinerary corresponds to the second half of the Volcanoes in the South Sea and is only an indication for the planned program. Changes due to unexpected events, volcanic activity, weather etc. are possible. Customized versions can be offered on request.
Day 1: Arrival on Vanuatu (Port Vila, Efate Island)
Arrival at the Airport of Port Vila & transfer to Port Vila town.
Acc.: mid-class hotel in Port Vila (D)
Day 2: Flight to Tanna - Transfer to Yasur volcano
In the morning, we fly to Tanna island. A 4WD pick-up brings us accross the island to a simple, but charming guesthouse directly at the feet of Mt. Yasur volcano. After lunch, we drive and hike to Yasur volcano to enjoy its spectacular volcanic activity from close, as long as we wish...
Acc.: guesthouse on Tanna (B, L, D)
Day 3: Day-trip to Port Resolution beach & Yasur volcano
Relaxing day-trip to Port Resolution combined with a magnificent lunch on one of the world's most beautiful beaches... Visit of Yasur volcano in the evening/night.
Acc.: as before (guesthouse) (B, L, D)
Day 4: Hike to the village of John Frum & local village celebration
Hike to the village of John Frum and swim at the hot volcano springs, traditional celebration of the village people.
Acc.: as before (Jungle Oasis) (B, L, D)
Day 5: Flight Tanna - Port Vila, free afternoon
Optional morning visit to Yasur volcano.
Transfer to airport, flight Tanna - Port Vila. Transfer to the hotel, free lunch & afternoon. Farewell dinner at the seafront (not included).
Acc.: hotel in Port Vila as on D1 (B)
Day 6: End of tour
Transfer to airport or own extension (recommended: 1-day tour on Efate).
Acc.: none (B)
Tour code: VAN_YVT
Tour type: Volcano expedition: active volcanoes - photography - nature & culture
Difficulty: Easy
Group size: 6-12
Duration: variable: 5 days

Dates:

10-14 Jul 2017
24-28 Jul 2017
19-24 Sep 2017

Price (p.p.): 1590 €  ? 

Included:

  • Domestic flights (return) Efate (Port Vila) - Tanna Island
  • All transfers as described in the itinerary, in particular:
  • airport transfers
  • Accommodation on Tanna island in spartanic bungalows in the rainforest near the volcano
  • 2 nights in hotel in Port Vila (1st and last day)
  • 1 day trip (return transfer) to Port Resolution transfer
  • 1 day trip (return transfer) to John Frum village
  • 1 evening return transfer to Yasur volcano
  • Full board from arrival on Tanna island to last night in Port Vila, including drinking water
  • Half board on Tanna Island
  • Entry fees for Yasur volcano (unlimited number of visits)
  • Experienced local guide for Tanna Island & Yasur volcano
  • Professional photojournalist or volcanologist guide from VolcanoDiscovery (Ulla Lohmann, Yashmin Chebli or Tom Pfeiffer)

Tour guide:

Arrival info:

The tour starts and ends in the capital Port Vila on Efate Island where international flights arrive (usually from Brisbane or Sydney in Australia or via Aukland New Zealand). Participants normally arrange their own flight tickets, but on request we can help with that.

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