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Drifting On A Headwind

By Jim Harlan

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Papua New Guinea Reef & Rain Forest Tour

> South Pacific > Papua New Guinea

Featuring: Tari Valley, Malolo Plantation Lodge, and the Karawari Lodge.

Length: 7 Days / 6 Nights

Itinerary Highlights:

Day 1
Arrive Port Moresby and transfer to your scheduled flight to Tari where you transfer to the Ambua Lodge which is located among mountain rainforests overlooking the Tari Valley.

Days 2-3
Over these 2 days optional activities may include a village and cultural study tour 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. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included.

Day 4
Air transfer from Tari to Mount Hagen, with a scheduled connecting flight from Mount Hagen to Madang. Upon arrival at Madang, you will transfer to the Malolo Plantation Lodge. Originally a coconut plantation, the lodge has a tropical and casual atmosphere and each of its 14 rooms is air-conditioned and offers a balcony or garden patio overlooking the ocean.

Days 5-6
This two day stay you can explore some of the natural and cultural wonders of Madang or partake in some activities offered by the lodge: snorkeling around the blue lagoons, sea kayaking to the remote island cays, scuba diving among colorful coral reefs or trekking through rainforests to view many species of birds and orchids. Breakfast lunch and dinner included.

Day 7
Transfer to a scheduled flight from Madang to Port Moresby. On arrival in Port Moresby you will be met and assisted to your international flight.

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.