Pension Pukue'e offers 2 different packages options in collaboration with Ua Pou Rando & Découverte and Ti'Amaraa Lodge, in Nuku-Hiva :
THE HIKING PACKAGE
THE 2 ISLANDS PACK (see below)
THE HIKING PACKAGE
Experience 6 unforgettable days immersing yourself in the Marquesan "Mana" (power) !
You will hike at the foot of the island's mythical peaks, dive at the waterfall and then bivouac at a sculptor's workshop. Or lunch at one of the best table of Ua Pou and then sail around the island on a catamaran.
A simple encounter with the traditions, the arts and crafts and the gastronomy of the Marquesas Islands.
Conditions: Package for 10 pax minimum.
Accommodation: 3 double bedrooms with extra single beds, the family chalet is available for hikers and includes a big bedroom with three single beds and dedicated bathrooms and a double bedroom with an extra single bed if needed with a private bathroom.
Example of planning (subject to change) :
DAY 1 Arrival on the island, local welcome and visit of your house for the next days with us
DAY 2 Visit of the Hohoi valley. Hike at Mount Kohepu and archeological explanations at the Mauia site. Meeting with the flower stone craftmen
DAY 3 Hike "The Traverse" and its breathtaking panorama on the peaks, dip at the waterfall, bivouac at a sculptor's, dinner : discover the Polynesian oven
DAY 4 Meet Peak Poumaka followed y a savory lunch at Tipiero's, Ua Pou chocolate at Manfred's, ending the day with a island tour on catamaran "Le Contre-Temps"
DAY 5 Visit of the Arts and Crafts Center of Hakahau, rest at the pool or jacuzzi with a cocktail or a tea !
DAY 6 Departure
The Package is adjustable à la carte, rates on request.
THE 2 ISLAND PACKAGE : UA POU & NUKU HIVA
Pension Pukue'e in partnership with Ti'Amaraa Lodge
Come and discover the 2 largest islands of the Northern Marquesas archipelago
• land & sea excrusions
... and most of all ...
• the logistics !
« We take care of everything, we take care of you »
Nearly 450 km2 of breathtaking paths and tracks or spectacular coastlines with their bays and authentic villages only accessible by sea await you to immerse yourself in the local population's culture and traditions.
On foot, in 4x4, on a catamaran, Ua Pou and Nuku Hiva will offer you all the facets of their unique scenic landscapes.
The 2 island Package
Sample planning over 8 days / 7 nights (suggestion) :
DAY 1 Pick up at Nuku Hiva airport (NHV)
1 hour drive to the main valley of Taiohae
Installation in your private fare : Ti'Amaraa Lodge's fare Tehueo
Visit of the village, handicrafts...
DAY 2 Free day hike on the Toovii plateau (marked path)
Transfer to and from the start of the hike offered by your accommodation
DAY 3 Day in a 4WD rental car to discover the 3 valleys: Taipivai, Hatiheu & Aakapa
DAY 4 Day on a privatized catamaran (fishing, snorkeling, swimming...)
DAY 5 Transfer to Ua Pou. Depending on your wishes and the logistic solutions available, the transfer can be organized by speedboat, fishing boat (bonitier), helicopter or plane. Transfer to the pier, heliport or airport by your accommodation
Pick up on arrival at Ua Pou by your second accommodation. Installation in a double room at the Pukue'e Guesthouse.
Visit of the village, handicraft ...
DAY 6 Day trip in 4x4 to discover the island of the flower stone (la pierre fleurie)
DAY 7 Day hike accompanied by a professional guide with breathtaking views or the island's spectacular peaks
DAY 8 Transfer to Nuku Hiva. Pick up at the heliport or at the pier by Ti'Amaraa Lodge and transfer to the airport
Return flight from Nuku Hiva to Papeete
RATE : 20 000 xpf / day and per person.
The rate includes airport transfers (or to dock or heliport), accommodation in a private room for 2 people, all meals come with mineral water (including picnic baskets for excursions), rental car in Nuku Hiva (Day 3), Land & Sea excursions.
The rate does not include international flights, round trip flight Papeete/Nuku Hiva, transfer Nuku Hiva/Ua Pou (although it will be organized by your accommodations). The payment will be made directly to the service provider according to the transfer you have chosen (helicopter, plane, boat...). Alcoholic beverages are not included in the rate.
This program here above is given as an example. Other activities can be organized on each island. The number of days and activities are entirely flexible.
Trust us with your vacation and your desires and we will design a complete program to discover the pearls of each of the two islands !
Mave Mai !