You will catch your breath at every turn on your journey through Enga...

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A stay at Kumul Lodge is like entering a forested cocoon. Nestled on slopes of the Mount Hagen Ranges amongst ancient highlands forests, which are still intact today, this lodge is one of the few places in the world where you can see magnificient Bird of Paradise species in their natural habitat in comfort. Using traditional architectural styles and building materials combined with modern fixtures, the lodge blends the old and the new perfectly making your stay here an experience of comfort, relaxation and tranquility. An exquisite array of bird calls herald the start and end of each day and the lodge has a viewing platform overlooking where the birds come to feed throughout the day. Kumul Lodge offers half and full day bird watching through the forests surrounding it and further afield. Rare species of orchids also abound in these forests, and orchid tours can also be arranged. Kumul Lodge is an hour's drive from Wabag Town and 30 mins drive from Wapenamanda Airport and promises to be one of the highlights of your visit to Enga.





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Wander through time and discover Enga's historical pre-Colonial customs and way of life at the Take Anda Museum...

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To truly enhance your appreciation of the people and lifestyles of Enga Province is to visit the Take Anda Cultural Center. It's a must! You will be captivated by the stories of how societies have evolved over the centuries in this area and the purpose and significance of distinctly Engan traditional customs and rituals, many of which area still practiced today. The center features years of research by scientists such as Dr. Polly Weisener, with photographs, books and articles by early missionaries and contributions by many local researchers and artists. There are exhibits includind artifacts, wigs, war shields and miniature models of Enga architecture on display. Take Anda is also known as 'Ende Take' which translates to House of Wisdom, and there is an entire wall inside the center featuring Engan lore, a series of ancient sayings which serve as a guide to the morals and values of Engan society. The precinct also contains an art gallery and an artists' workshop where you can witness local artists, creating the renowed Enga sand painting. an art form that is uniquely and distinctly Engan. The Take Anda Cultural Center is located in Wabag Town and is open from 9am to 4pm on weekdays.





Take a drive to one of PNG's highest lakes,

Lake Ivae, and enjoy the fresh produce and views  at Yaskom Resort-Hotel

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One of the highest lakes in Papua New Guinea, Lake Ivae on the Sirunki Plateau, is a 40 minute drive west from Wabag Town, through rolling mountains and valleys lined with rows and patches of local food gardens and agricultural projects. Lake Ivae has been created by a large patchment basin that is part of the Lai Valley. It's the source of one of Enga's major rivers, the Lai, which is the major tributary of the Sepik River. Lake Ivae is the habitat for a host of birds, fish and insects. The best place to appreciate the lake is from the Lake Ivae Balcony Bar at Yaskom Resort Hotel, particularly at sunset. Yaskom Resort serves breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as accomodation if you choose to stay the night and explore the area.





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Walk in the footsteps of the ancient Highlands salt trade at the Mulisos Yokonda Salt Ponds and see the  ingenuity of Enga's traditional salt makers.

MORE ABOUT TAKE ANDA


To truly enhance your appreciation of the people and lifestyles of Enga Province is to visit the Take Anda Cultural Center. It's a must! You will be captivated by the stories of how societies have evolved over the centuries in this area and the purpose and significance of distinctly Engan traditional customs and rituals, many of which area still practiced today. The center features years of research by scientists such as Dr. Polly Weisener, with photographs, books and articles by early missionaries and contributions by many local researchers and artists. There are exhibits includind artifacts, wigs, war shields and miniature models of Enga architecture on display. Take Anda is also known as 'Ende Take' which translates to House of Wisdom, and there is an entire wall inside the center featuring Engan lore, a series of ancient sayings which serve as a guide to the morals and values of Engan society. The precinct also contains an art gallery and an artists' workshop where you can witness local artists, creating the renowed Enga sand painting. an art form that is uniquely and distinctly Engan. The Take Anda Cultural Center is located in Wabag Town and is open from 9am to 4pm on weekdays.





Bliss out in the tranquility of Kumul Lodge, renowned worldwide for its spectacular birdwatching trails...

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A stay at Kumul Lodge is like entering a forested cocoon. Nestled on slopes of the Mount Hagen Ranges amongst ancient highlands forests, which are still intact today, this lodge is one of the few places in the world where you can see magnificient Bird of Paradise species in their natural habitat in comfort. Using traditional architectural styles and building materials combined with modern fixtures, the lodge blends the old and the new perfectly making your stay here an experience of comfort, relaxation and tranquility. An exquisite array of bird calls herald the start and end of each day and the lodge has a viewing platform overlooking where the birds come to feed throughout the day. Kumul Lodge offers half and full day bird watching through the forests surrounding it and further afield. Rare species of orchids also abound in these forests, and orchid tours can also be arranged. Kumul Lodge is an hour's drive from Wabag Town and 30 mins drive from Wapenamanda Airport and promises to be one of the highlights of your visit to Enga.





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Be captivated by the skill and story-telling through Enga's unique sand paintings in the Take Anda Art Gallery.

MORE ABOUT KUMUL LODGE


A stay at Kumul Lodge is like entering a forested cocoon. Nestled on slopes of the Mount Hagen Ranges amongst ancient highlands forests, which are still intact today, this lodge is one of the few places in the world where you can see magnificient Bird of Paradise species in their natural habitat in comfort. Using traditional architectural styles and building materials combined with modern fixtures, the lodge blends the old and the new perfectly making your stay here an experience of comfort, relaxation and tranquility. An exquisite array of bird calls herald the start and end of each day and the lodge has a viewing platform overlooking where the birds come to feed throughout the day. Kumul Lodge offers half and full day bird watching through the forests surrounding it and further afield. Rare species of orchids also abound in these forests, and orchid tours can also be arranged. Kumul Lodge is an hour's drive from Wabag Town and 30 mins drive from Wapenamanda Airport and promises to be one of the highlights of your visit to Enga.





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