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Drifting On A Headwind

By Jim Harlan

Adventures in travel!

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Experts in travel to remote corners of the world

Papua New Guinea Explorer

> South Pacific > Papua New Guinea

Featuring: Port Moresby, MV Sepik Spirit, and the Karawari Lodge.

Length: 9 days/ 8 nights

Itinerary Highlights:

Day 1
Fly from Port Moresby to Tari and transfer to the Ambua Lodge located among mountain rainforests overlooking the Tari Valley. Enjoy 3 nights with breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Days 2-3
Experience full days of excursions and activities, which may include a village and cultural study to see the flamboyant Huli Wigmen, an adventure trek across vine bridges to a secluded waterfall, or a nature hike to view the bird of paradise, orchids and rhododendrons that cover the valley.

Days 4-6
Fly from Tari to Sepik where you will join the MV Sepik Spirit, a luxurious “floating lodge” with 9 twin en-suite bedrooms, for a 3 night cruise along the Sepik river. Off vessel activities may include village and culture study, art collecting, bird watching and canoeing. Breakfast Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 7
Transfer by riverboat from the MV Sepik Spirit to the Karawari Lodge. The Lodge is nestled in the jungle overlooking the Karawari river and offers traditional styled houses with twin bedrooms and private baths, as well as a spacious pool. Enjoy day trekking and adventure programs in their special “river trucks” visiting isolated villages to witness ceremonies few outsiders have ever seen. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner included.

Day 8
Board flight from Karawari to Mt. Hagen with connecting flight to Port Moresby, where you will transfer to your hotel for an overnight with breakfast included.

The above is a sample itinerary. Uncommon Adventures specializes in custom itineraries to suit your specific desires and needs as well. Please feel free to consult us to design an adventure of your own.

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Photography courtesy of Randy Harwood Photography.