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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

Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel

expedition to Yasur volcano, Tanna Island, Vanuatu
Tour type
Volcano expedition: active volcanoes - photography - nature & culture
Group size: 5-10
variable: 5 days
no scheduled dates at present
Price per person
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.
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  • 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

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.
Day 2: Flight to Tanna
In the morning, flight to Tanna, then 4WD picks us up and takes across 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...
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 for sunrise/sunset.
Day 4: Custom dances of Imao - John Frum village - Yasur
Optional early morning / sunrise excursion to Yasur volcano. Walk to the village of Imao to see unique custom dances with an
amazing panoramic view on Yasur volcano.
After lunch, transfer to the village of John Frum : meeting (and lunch) with village chief; side-trip to Sulfur Bay at the foot of Yasur to bathe in hot springs, visit of the local museum dedicated to the memory of John Frum.

If this falls on Friday, option to assist the all-night long dancing celebrations. Option to visit Yasur volcano again in the evening / night.
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 afternoon. Farewell dinner at the seafront (not included).
Day 6: End of tour
Transfer to airport or own extension (recommended: 1-day tour on Efate).
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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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Physical requirements

Hiking up Yasur Volcano is easy and takes about 1 hour from the accommodation (possibility to shorten even that using 4x4). Longer and more challenging hikes can be done on request.

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