Private New Guinea - A Tailor-Made Journey to the Land of the Huli Wigmen

Private Journey, Small-Ship Cruise



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On this 11-day luxury tailor-made journey to Papua New Guinea you traverse the highlands of this island nation, discovering beautiful landscapes and experiencing ancient cultures.
You visit luxury Rondon Ridge Lodge, set in pristine rainforest, known for its orchid species and miles of walking trails. Here you get to know the traditions and customs of the Melpa People.
Next you travel to the Sepik River for a 4-night cruise on the luxury Sepik Spirit, journeying into remote villages, up the Karawari and Krosmeri Rivers and to the mysterious Blackwater Lakes. Encounter a rich bird life and visit the spirit houses and homes in the villages, where you will learn about the traditional rituals and beliefs of the tribal people that inhabit the region.
The next three nights are spent at Ambua Lodge, an eco-friendly lodge offering stupendous views of the valley below. From there you will visit the villages of the Huli under the guidance of knowledgeable Huli guides. Ambua is home to 13 different species of Bird of Paradise, along with over 200 other species of bird.
As with all our private tours, this sample itinerary can be completely tailored to create the perfect journey of discovery for you.

Activity / Theme


Culture, Nature & Wildlife

Papua New Guinea

Comfort Level

Physical Rating


Leisurely / Moderate


Charter flights, domestic flights, cruise boat, 4x4, on foot


Luxury accommodations throughout.

Months of Operation

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December


DAY 1 Arrive Port Moresby, fly Mt Hagen, overnight Rondon Ridge
DAY 2 Full Day Tour of Rondon Ridge
DAY 3 Fly to the Sepik. Afternoon Tour. Overnight Sepik Spirit
DAYS 4 - 6 Explore the Sepik area on-board the Sepik Spirit
DAY 7 Fly Tari. Afternoon nature walk. Overnight Ambua Lodge
DAYS 8 & 9 Explore the area, overnight Ambua Lodge
DAY 10 Fly Port Moresby for overnight
DAY 11 Transfer the airport, journey ends

As with all our private tours, this sample itinerary can be completely tailored to create the perfect journey of discovery for you.


Breakfast in Port Moresby
All meals at lodges and cruise boat
Services of local guides

Sample tour.  Itinerary, accommodation, transportation, inclusions and prices are correct at the time of publication but may change without prior notice.  Please inquire.

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