PAPUA NEW GUINEA The famous Goroka Festival and the Highlights of the Highland Tribes

9 Days


Transfer flight from your home to Port Moresby.

Arrival at Goroka airport and transfer to your hotel. Afternoon visit to the Asaro Mudmen Show. After breakfast we head to Asaro River companied by the Asaro Mudmen. Performance of the Asaro Mudmen near the river. Lunch picknick and back walking to the Asaro Village.

Moko Moko performance in the morning, afternoon widow scene and widow courtship in nearby village.

Dinner and overnight.

Transfer at 6 AM to Goroka Festival. Lunch check in hotel and afternoon Goroka Festival. The
‘Goroka Show’ is a significant cultural event in the Highlands region of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
It is also the longest running annual cultural festival in Papua New Guinea drawing thousands of
tourists to the country every year in September during the week of the nation’s Independence
Day celebrations.

Goroka show. Over a hundred tribes from all over Papua New Guinea will participate in the event performing
extraordinary ‘singsings’ in a riotous display of color and sound.
The staging of the Goroka Show began in 1957 and was first introduced and organized by
Australian patrol officers known locally as ‘kiaps’.

Transfer to Mindima, check in the hotel and walk to the famous cave of the Skeleton Tribe, Lunch around the Cave and back to the Skeleton Eco Guesthouse. Free evening and lunch at the Skeleton Eco Guesthouse

Full day show of the Skeleton Tribe, the Insect Hunters and the Traditional Simbu Culture dances.
Mini festival at the Skeleton Tribe village. Dinner and overnight at the Skeleton Eco Guesthouse.

Drive from Mindima to Mount Hagen, early morning departure. We go to the showground to see
the Huli Wigman dance and performance. Check in the hotel in Mount Hagen.

Flight to Port Moresby. End of the trip.

This package includes:

  • All room nights in shared double room
  • Transportation during the whole trip
  • Breakfast lunch and dinner (all meals)
  • International Tour guide and local guides
  • Performances for all cultural groups and tribes
  • Entry fee for two days Goroka Show
  • Transfers from Hotel to Goroka Show
  • Taxes and fees
  • Basic Laundry

This package excludes:

  • International and domestic flights to: Goroka Airport (starting Point) and Mount Hagen Airport (end of the tour Airport)
  • Insurance (recommended)
  • Personal expenses (drinks and alcohol with your food, souvenirs, phone bill, etc.)

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PAPUA NEW GUINEA The famous Goroka Festival and the Highlights of the Highland Tribes
From $ 3,490
/ Adult