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Photo expedition to Vanuatu: Yasur & Ambrym

Ulla Lohman - photo journalist and expedition leader
Ulla Lohman - photo journalist and expedition leader
Glow from Ambrym volcano
Glow from Ambrym volcano
Strombolian activity at Yasur volcano
Strombolian activity at Yasur volcano
Beach on Ambrym (Photo: Marco Fulle)
Beach on Ambrym (Photo: Marco Fulle)
The active vents in Benbow crater (Ambrym volcano)
The active vents in Benbow crater (Ambrym volcano)
Traditional food in Lalinda (Ambrym)
Traditional food in Lalinda (Ambrym)
Group at Yasur volcano
Group at Yasur volcano
Strombolian eruption at Yasur
Strombolian eruption at Yasur
Are you ready for adventure?
The contrast between unspoiled rain forest, coconut palm beaches, primitive culture and moon-like landscapes surrounding lava-spitting volcanoes could not be bigger: join us on an expedition to the two most active volcanoes of Vanuatu: Ambrym and Yasur.

A great mix of adventure, breathtaking landscapes, unspoiled tropical beaches, meeting friendly people and their exotic culture awaits you.
  • 4 days each for observation of the active volcanoes Ambrym and Yasur
  • Option to abseil into Bembow crater on Ambrym
  • Close meeting of the traditional life and culture of the Vanuatu people
  • Breathtaking moonscapes, unspoiled rain forest, pristine beaches

Arrival info:

The trip can be combined with the Expedition to Papua New Guinea.
Otherwise, 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.

Tour type: Photography tour: active volcanoes - nature & culture - adventure
Difficulty: Moderate
Group size: 6-12
Duration: 14 days


no scheduled dates at present

Price (per person): 3190 € $£¥


  • All transfers as described in the itinerary
  • Domestic flights between Efate, Ambrym and Tanna
  • Full board on Vanuatu (including water) except a few meals as specified
  • Accommodation in guesthouses, hotels and camping
  • Porters, camp hands and local guides
  • Professional photographer and expedition leader Ulla Lohmann and/or Basti Hoffmann

Tour guide

Diese Reise wird veranstaltet und organisiert von Ulla Lohmann und Basti Hofmann:
Ulla Lohmann - ist eine anerkannte, internationale Fotojournalistin, Leiterin auf Abenteuer- und Expeditionsreisen. Ullas Tätigkeit umfasst Dokumentarfilme und Artikel u.a. für ARTE, GEO, National Geographic. Sie organisiert auch Kletterworkshops ind en Alpen, National Geographic Studentenreisen nach Australien und vieles mehr. Ullas Spezialgebiete sind der Südpazifik und Papua Neuguinea. Website: ullalohmann.comBasti Hofmann - ist ein alpiner Kletterlehrer, Logistics Manager und studierter Geologet mit über 20 Jahren Erfahrung. Er ist ein begeisterter Filmer und Fotograf, mit vielen Auszeichnungen durch National Geographic, BBC, Terra X, ZDF und anderens. Website:
Auf vielen Reisen arbeiten Ulla und Basti zusammen.
Ulla Lohmann - Expeditionen nach Papua und Vanuatu
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