8 days in Papua New Guinea Itinerary

8 days in Papua New Guinea Itinerary

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Port Moresby
— 4 nights
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Mount Hagen
— 1 night
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Rabaul, East New Britain
— 2 nights
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Port Moresby

In contrast to the surrounding wilderness, national capital Port Moresby offers some impressive cultural attractions and a decent array of amenities.
Spend the 7th (Mon) exploring nature at Varirata National Park. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Kokoda Track, stroll the grounds of Bomana War Cemetery, admire the natural beauty at National Orchid Garden, and admire the masterpieces at National Museum and Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Port Moresby vacation builder website.

Sydney, Australia to Port Moresby is an approximately 7-hour flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: highs in Port Moresby hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Hagen.

Things to do in Port Moresby

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Kokoda Track ©
Must see
Kokoda Track
4.7

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Mount Hagen

Mount Hagen is the third largest city in Papua New Guinea, with a population of 46,250. On the 9th (Wed), hunt for treasures at Mount Hagen Market, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wilhelm, and then explore the activities along Lake Kutubu.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Hagen driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Port Moresby to Mount Hagen in 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Rabaul.

Things to do in Mount Hagen

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Mount Wilhelm
Mountain
Mount Wilhelm
4.4
Lake Kutubu ©
Water Body
Lake Kutubu
4.0
Mount Hagen Market ©
Flea Market
Mount Hagen Market
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Rabaul, East New Britain

The plucky township of Rabaul lives under constant threat of destruction, thanks to its proximity to Tavurvur, a permanently smoking and very much active volcano.
On the 10th (Thu), get engrossed in the history at New Guinea Club and then get impressive views of Tavurvur. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Rabaul War Cemetery and then learn about all things military at Kokopo War Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Rabaul trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Mount Hagen to Rabaul takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rabaul

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Kokopo War Museum ©
Military Museum
Kokopo War Museum
3.8
Tavurvur ©
Volcano
Tavurvur
4.6
New Guinea Club ©
History Museum
New Guinea Club
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