Surviving in a remote island paradise involves more than just relaxing beneath a swaying palm tree and sunset cocktails. This tour will teach you exactly how the people of Samoa have survived in their tiny island paradise for thousands of years and will provide you with a rare opportunity to become part of Samoa’s village life. If you are looking for a tour that will connect you with the local people and will see you departing with an entire new set of skills, then this is for you!
On this 7 day tour you will:
- Participate in a traditional village welcoming ceremony
- Learn about the traditional Samoan way of life (fa’a Samoa)
- Learn to climb a coconut tree and why it is called the tree of life
- Collect all of the produce needed for a traditional Samoan Umu (earth oven) from local plantations
- Cook your own Umu using no modern technology
- Build a traditional Samoan fale from scratch using local materials
- Learn to dance like the locals
- Learn to fish like the locals
- Learn to play like the locals (volleyball & Samoan cricket)
- Become an honorary member of a village
- Meet some wonderful people who will become friends for life
This is no ordinary tour and you will walk away with a new appreciation for the everyday comforts you have in life after spending a week and a half learning how to survive in an island paradise. Be warned this tour is not for the faint hearted! You will require at least a medium level of fitness and a winning attitude to participate however we promise not to make you eat any bugs!
If you are looking for a trip with a difference and enjoy mingling with local cultures, then come and see the real Samoa!
Tour Dates: 29th July – 6th August, 2017
Tour Price: From $1350AUD per person, twin share
Tour Includes: Meet and greet upon arrival, return transfers from Faleolo International Airport to Mulifanua Wharf, return ferry ticket to Savaii, 6 night’s accommodation at Vai Moana Seaside Lodge, breakfast, lunch & dinner daily, village contributions, local tour guides, instructors & hosts.Contact Us