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Papua New Guinea: The Goroka Festival 2025

13 days from $20,795 including internal air, per person, double occupancy

Limited to 16 guests

Witness cultural traditions rarely seen by Western eyes as you cruise the Karawari River in search of remote tribal villages, spot a dazzling array of exotic birdlife and marvel at the brilliant spectacle of the Goroka Show.

A&K Advantages

  • Immerse yourself in vibrant tribal cultures that have remained unchanged for centuries, while cruising rivers and exploring some of the most remote corners of the globe
  • Join a gathering of more than 100 local tribes for the Goroka Show, a dazzling, two-day spectacle of song, dance, pageantry and tradition celebrating Papua New Guinea’s independence
  • Enjoy the convenience of flying in and out of the Goroka Show via private charter on each of the two days of the festival
  • Take a three-night cruise on the Karawari River, winding past unspoiled villages and pristine rainforests of the Sepik Region
  • Relish intimate interactions with distinctive cultures spanning the lowlands of the Sepik Region and the highlands of Mount Hagen, including the flamboyant Huli Wigmen, whose dances and songs are fashioned after the mating rituals of the bird of paradise

Itinerary at a Glance

Arrive Brisbane, Australia
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea | Island Gateway
Port Moresby | Varirata National Park
Mount Hagen | Cultures of the Highland People
Mount Hagen | The Melpa People
Sepik Region | Secluded Riverine Wilderness
Sepik Region | Villages of Black Water Lake
Sepik Region | Tribes of the Mumeri & Mindimbit
Mount Hagen | Birder's Paradise of Rondon Ridge
DAY 10
Mount Hagen | Goroka Show
DAY 11
Port Moresby | Goroka Show
DAY 12
Brisbane, Australia | A Parting Glimpse
DAY 13
Depart Brisbane

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