Samoa American SamoaAmerican Samoa
Have a welcome meal in the guesthouse with a cup of coffe, a cup of hot teas and a glass of hot water. We depart for Honolulu International Airport and fly to Pago Pago, American Samoa in the afternoons. Upon arriving in Pago Pago we drive to the motel and cheque in. We take the coach to Auasi-Dock, where we get on "alia" (water taxi - 6 persons per boat) for a 30-minute trip to Aunuu and get off via a rail.
Please take a rucksack with sun cream, hiking boots, insect repellents, cameras and plenty of running fresh air. There is a buffet breakfasts with coffe, tee and hot and cold drinks. We set off on our excursion to the Aunuuu National Natural Landmark. Arrive at Aunuu Vilage and enjoy the Ava welcome ceremony and a tour of the town under the guidance of a native musician.
It is sheltered by a sandy shore surrounded by flat waters and sea corals that protect the island's people for almost 2,000 years. Aunuuu village has a local-style luncheon (a "umu" is a Samoan aboveground stove ) and fresh running waters. We will continue our excursion to the Aunuuu National Landmark with singing and dancing shows and Samoan music.
In the afternoon we take a cab back to the harbour and then a coach to the motel, where you will have some free space before supper. Have a puddled evening snack, as well as a cup of cup of coffee, a cup of hot teas and a glass of hot cocoa. Chocolate-covered food. Get on the coach to the National Park of American Samoa (NPSA).
In the Visitor Center, a resident specialist will show us the only US Natural Reserve just outside the Ecuador before he visits the Tutuila section of the American Samoa Natural Heritage. Depart for the state-of-the-art Sunia Ocean Center and get to know the Sanctuary of American Samoa from an experienced professional.
Focusing on the importance the maritime world has had for Samoa's past and present, the centre investigates the maritime ecosystems, governance and sustainabilityt. Chocolate-covered dinner. Get ready for our plane ride in the morning. It takes about 40 min, but we are crossing the border and losing one of our days when we go to Apia.
Chocolate-covered dinner. We will be taken to Pago Pago Airfield for the early bird flights from Samoa to Apia, Samoa. We' ve passed the Samoa-Samoa border and will be arriving one full days before our scheduled arrival. After our brief fly to Apia, Samoa, just one night before, we drive to the Robert Louis Stevenson Museum, where we are accompanied by a resident specialist.
The R.L.S. Museum is housed in the home of Samoan's most illustrious ex-patriot and is an occasion to find out about the man and his live in Samoa and where he is entombed. If you feel more adventure-loving, our group leader will take you on a 30-minute tour to a near-by cascade.
Three US naval vessels followed the English and Germans to Apia Harbor in March 1889 to defend the United States and its interest in the eight-year angry civilian warfare. Only a few wks later, a severe wind devastated or hindered all three vessels, resulting in the death of 51 US seamen remembered in the Navy Memorials.
Fono and regional dishes are one of the pillars of Samoan tradition on the Mulinuu Uganda, the centre of government for many years. Samoan parliament buildings (Fale Fono), Samoan dignitaries' tomb and places of remembrance for important personalities in Samoan's turbulent orbit. On the north tip of the promontory we find samples of Samoan graves built from a row of rock outcrops.
You can also eat a clad lunch in a typical café, plus a cup of cup of coffee, a cup of hot teas and a glass of water. At the end of our excursion we drive to the hotels and cheque in. Have a puddled evening snack, as well as a cup of cup of coffee, a cup of hot teas and a glass of hot cocoa. Please take a rucksack with sun cream, hiking boots, insect repellents, cameras and plenty of running fresh air. There is a snack in the motel with a cup of coffe, a cup of hot teapot and a glass of swill.
We' ll go to Manono Warf and get on a ferry for our full-time excursion to Manono Isl. We' ll drive to the meeting house for an ava ceremony, a traditionally held ceremony to celebrate important Samoan cultural happenings, followed by a cup of coffee. We will stop at the plantation to see the plants and a Circle Iceland Feld excursion by boot to see the islands from the sea while we enjoy a comment from a native exper.
You and our local families can share a delicious meal. Before returning to our Upolu hotels by ferry and coach, you will be able to listen to folk dance and dance. Have a puddled evening meal, as well as a cup of cup of coffee, a cup of hot teas and a glass of hot or cold cocoa. Journey approx. 75 mile there and back, duration approx. 2 h. Reception at the motel.
We' ll keep enjoying the Aleipata district beach. We' ll be back at the guesthouse in the evening. Chocolate-covered dinner. Get ready for our transfers and fly back to Pago Pago, American Samoa in the afternoons. It only takes about 40 min., but we will cross the border and regain the date we missed when we went to Apia.
Checkout until 12:00 noon p.m. palletized food. To see on your own and do what interests you most about our last day in Samoa. There is a snack in the motel with a cup of coffe, a cup of hot teapot and a glass of swill. Transfers to the Aiport for our flights to Pago Pago.
After crossing the border between American Samoa and Samoa, we have recovered the date we were unable to reach. Land in American Samoa, transfers to the hotels and check-in before proceeding to the port. There we will be accompanied by a canoeist while paddling over the port of Pago Pago.
Breathe in the panorama and find out more about Rainmaker Mountain and the historical sights of the Breakers and Blunts Points on your own. There is a snack in the motel with a cup of coffe, a cup of hot teapot and a glass of swill. Approximately 6 hour flights. Hotelbuffet. Horseback to the city of Fagatogo for a hike with a native specialist.
Until 1951, the centre of American Samoa was used as the headquarter of the U.S. Naval Base Tutuila. In 1951, when President Truman stated that American Samoa was run by the Department of the Interior, there were about 105 facilities, of which only 14 were left.
We will have a dinner with a cup of cup of coffee, a cup of tee and a glass of hot or cold running hotter. Back to the motel for a follow-up. Think about our fascinating programme, hop across the International Date Line and explore Samoa and American Samoa. By the end of our meeting, you' ll be checking out of the motel. Chocolate-covered dinner.
Transfers from the hotels to Pago Pago for our flights to Honolulu, arrival in the mornings. Separate take-offs.