Villagestay & trekking
in Solomon Islands is a holiday package designed for individual or group of people who have enthusiasm and passionate about nature adventures in a beautiful Island nation such as Solomon Islands.
The package offers activities such as villagestay, trekking, hiking, cultural entertainments, swimming, snorkeling, canoeing, fishing, diving, bird watching, forest walk, observe our subsistence livelihood and more enjoyable nature activities that you have never thought of that would eventually fill you with peace of mind.
Villagestay offers you the opportunity to have first hand experiences to living and surviving in a local and natural environment in different islands or provinces in Solomon Islands. You will be amazed to see and learn that locals can survive without electricity, supermarkets, banks and other essential services that people in developed countries have dependent upon for their survival.
You will be accommodated in a local thatched leaf roof lodge or rest house which is a cool experience, witness and learn how to cook food in hot stone oven and stem cook in wooden bowl or bamboo. You may accompany your host to the garden to harvest crops such as taro, yam, potato, cassava, and collect cabbage which will be prepared for your lunch or evening meals.
Toilets may be a private walled pit latrine which is conveniently located some metres away from the lodge or rest house.
Trekking is walking on bush trails to reach your destination on another location of the island. There are two common trekking routes. One is cross over island trekking and the second one is coastal trekking. Crossover island trekking is walking on bush trails across the island by climbing mountains, valleys, leaping on rocks and stones, wade across rivers, streams and camping at night or villagestay before getting to your destination. You will have the opportunity for sightseeing of plants including the floras, faunas, insects, animals and have an experience of the natural rain forest. Crossover Island trekking on Guadalcanal Island takes at least four to five nights to reach your destination which is on the opposite end of the Island. During the trek, you will come across at most two remote villages in highlands before reaching your destination which is on the opposite end of the island.
In coastal trekking, you will follow the bush trails at the coast to get to your destination during which you will visit local villages, meet and interact with villagers, cultural entertainments and understand more about people and cultures.
We sincerely hope that the adventure package will offer you unique experiences about Solomon Islands, a country with diversity in nature, people and cultures. Most vitally, you will experience the peace of mind that you have never experienced in the past.
Sleep in local houses with Matress provided.
Meals in village stay are local food prepared in traditional cooking style, eg Oven, bamboo steam clooking, Wooden Bowl steam cooking with coconut cream.