8 days in Papua New Guinea Itinerary

8 days in Papua New Guinea Itinerary

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

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Port Moresby

Port Moresby ©
In contrast to the surrounding wilderness, national capital Port Moresby offers some impressive cultural attractions and a decent array of amenities.
Port Moresby is known for zoos & aquariums, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Kokoda Track, take in the dramatic scenery at Rouna Falls, meet the residents at Port Moresby Nature Park, and get a sense of history and politics at National Parliament House.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Port Moresby trip itinerary app.

Chennai, India to Port Moresby is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Papua New Guinea Time (PGT) is 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Chennai in June: highs in Port Moresby hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rabaul.

Things to do in Port Moresby

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Kokoda Track
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Kokoda Track ©
Kokoda Track
Port Moresby Nature Park ©
Port Moresby Nature Park
Bomana War Cemetery ©
Bomana War Cemetery

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Rabaul, East New Britain

Rabaul ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get impressive views of Tavurvur, then make a trip to Rabaul War Cemetery, and then brush up on your military savvy at Kokopo War Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Rabaul driving holiday planning website.

Getting from Port Moresby to Rabaul by flight takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount Hagen.

Things to do in Rabaul

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Tavurvur ©
Tavurvur
Kokopo War Museum ©
Kokopo War Museum

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Mount Hagen

Mount Hagen
Mount Hagen is the third largest city in Papua New Guinea, with a population of 46,250. On the 20th (Wed), hunt for treasures at Mount Hagen Market, then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Wilhelm, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kutubu.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mount Hagen online tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Rabaul to Mount Hagen in 6.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Mount Hagen

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Kutubu
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Mount Wilhelm
Mount Wilhelm
Lake Kutubu ©
Lake Kutubu
Mount Hagen Market ©
Mount Hagen Market