Unique accommodation in the Highlands

Entire residential home hosted by Nicholas

  1. 9 guests
  2. 8 bedrooms
  3. 8 beds
  4. 1 bathroom
Entire home
You’ll have the house to yourself.
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Pangia, a small village in the Southern Highlands. The Inn has 8 rooms, a toilet with shower and a very nice kitchen, where you also have the opportunity to make yourself something to eat. It is offered breakfast and dinner. The vegetables come from the garden and are freshly prepared. On special occasions, the locals prepare a "mumu". The meat and vegetables are cooked in an earth oven and covered with banana leaves. On request, you can experience a "Mumu".

The space
People live here from the proceeds of their gardens and coffee growing. Southern Highlands has a lot of limestone mountains with huge caves, many of which are still unexplored. In addition to the mountains, wide valleys and river landscapes dominate. The climate is very pleasant year round and also the malaria danger is very low.

If you want to get to know the people, how they live, then you are exactly right here. The very personal guesthouse of Nicholas and his family has been built with great attention to detail. For 20 years Nicholas has been building his Inn. It is important to him the traditional construction. Many materials come from the forest. He trains the young generation so that the old craft will not be forgotten.

Long term visit is on request possible.

Craft workshops are offered. You have the opportunity to make your own piece of furniture. Craft workshops are also possible for groups. Price on request.

There are many possibilities of activities on site:

Hikes in the beautiful surroundings,

Bird watching

Hike to the waterfall

Volcano Trekking

Goroka Festival

Visit a local market

Very nice is also the visit of a church service on Sunday with a lot of singing.

Visit the next town Ialibu.

Visit to a coffee plantation

For all excursions a guide is included. The price is paid locally and is on request.


On request we can pick you up from the airport in Mount Hagen and drive together with the public PMV to the Inn. Of course we will also bring you back to the airport.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 single bed
Bedroom 2
1 single bed
Bedroom 3
1 double bed

What this place offers

Kitchen
Free driveway parking on premises – 2 spaces
Shared backyard – Fully fenced
Luggage drop-off allowed
Breakfast
Long-term stays allowed
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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Where you’ll be

Southern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea

This unique accommodation is located in the middle of a small village. An area where there is no tourism yet and where you have the opportunity to dive deep into the country. Get to know the locals, the highlanders.The highlands can be reached from Lae in around 13 hours by bus or by plane in 1 hour from Lae or Port Moresby. From Mount Hagen you drive about 2-3 hours. The next larger town is Ialibu. you can reach them in about 30 minutes.
The landscape is characterized by untouched forests, rivers and high volcanic mountains, which you can also climb.You will get to know one of the last countries here that has not yet been fully explored.

Hosted by Nicholas

  1. Joined in February 2019
    Ich wohne in den Highlands von Papua Neuguinea und bewahre die alten Traditionen. Mein Lebenswerk ist mein Gasthaus, welches ich in jahrzehnte langer Arbeit traditionell in Handarbeit aufgebaut habe. Dieses Wissen gebe ich an Interessierte weiter. Alle meine Möbel stehen auch zum Verkauf.
    Ich wohne in den Highlands von Papua Neuguinea und bewahre die alten Traditionen. Mein Lebenswerk ist mein Gasthaus, welches ich in jahrzehnte langer Arbeit traditionell in Handarb…

    During your stay

    Nicholas, the host, will be always around the village and can asisst in any case.
    For German speaking guest there is a special guide available on request.
    • Language: English
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    Things to know

    House rules

    Check-in: Flexible
    Check out: 11:00 am
    No smoking
    No pets
    No parties or events

    Health & safety

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    Airbnb's social distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
    No carbon monoxide alarm
    No smoke alarm

    Cancellation policy