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13th Apr to 18th Apr, 2024Moderate Budget Flight
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Things to do in Papua New Guinea in April

Day 1 - Sunday 14th, Apr
morning -

Arrive in Port Moresby and check into your hotel. Head to Duffy Cafe for a hearty breakfast. Do some local sightseeing at the National Museum and Art Gallery to get an introduction to the rich cultural history of Papua New Guinea.

afternoon -

Enjoy a traditional Papua New Guinean lunch at Deli KC followed by a visit to the Port Moresby Nature Park, where you can see native flora and fauna.

evening -

Relax and have dinner at the Royal Papua Yacht Club while enjoying the beautiful sunset views over the harbor.

Day 2 - Monday 15th, Apr
morning -

Take a short flight to Mount Hagen and explore the local village of Hagen and see traditional Sing-sing performances.

afternoon -

Visit the Mount Hagen Market to experience the vibrant local culture and sample some traditional PNG street food.

evening -

Enjoy a cozy dinner at Haus Poroman Lodge Restaurant, known for its authentic Papua New Guinean cuisine.

Day 3 - Tuesday 16th, Apr
morning -

Embark on a morning hike at the Mount Wilhelm, the highest mountain in Papua New Guinea and then visit Tari Basin to experience the unique local Huli culture.

afternoon -

Have a relaxing afternoon enjoying the natural beauty of the area.

evening -

Savor a traditional dinner at Rondon Ridge and enjoy the stunning views of the Tari Valley.

Day 4 - Wednesday 17th, Apr
morning -

Fly to New Ireland Province and relax on the beautiful beaches of New Ireland. Visit a local village to experience traditional island life and customs.

afternoon -

Indulge in a seafood lunch at Lissenung Island Resort while soaking in the stunning ocean views.

evening -

Enjoy a romantic dinner at the Rapopo Plantation Resort, known for its delectable cuisine and serene ambiance.

Day 5 - Thursday 18th, Apr
morning -

Take a flight to Arawa on Bougainville Island. Visit the Arawa Market to discover local produce and crafts.

afternoon -

Explore the Mahari River and learn about traditional fishing techniques from the local community.

evening -

Enjoy a leisurely dinner at Uruna Bay Retreat, with a focus on local and seasonal ingredients.

Day 6 - Friday 19th, Apr
morning -

Fly back to Port Moresby and spend the morning relaxing or doing any last-minute souvenir shopping.

afternoon -

Enjoy a farewell lunch at the Airways Hotel, known for its delicious international cuisine.

evening -

Depart for the airport and board your flight back to Seattle, taking with you unforgettable memories of Papua New Guinea.

Weather in Papua New Guinea in Invalid date
Avg Temp22°C to 31°C
Chance of Rain40%
Seasondry season

April is a good time to visit Papua New Guinea, as it is the start of the dry season. Expect warm and sunny weather, with occasional showers. It is also the beginning of the tourist season, so expect an influx of visitors. So we are suggesting you pack accordingly.

Travel eSims for Papua New Guinea

*Travel eSims are a great way to stay connected while travelling. They are easy to set up online, no need to visit a store, and can be used in multiple countries. They are a data saver compared to international roaming and are compatible with most phones.

Things to Carry on your trip to Papua New Guinea

Clothing & Apparel

Lightweight, moisture-wicking clothing -

For warm weather and high humidity

Long-sleeved shirt and pants -

For protection from the sun and insects

Rain jacket or poncho -

For unpredictable weather

Comfortable hiking shoes -

For exploring the rugged terrain

Swimsuit -

For enjoying the beaches

Sun hat -

For protection from the intense sun

Insect repellent -

To keep away mosquitoes and other insects


Sunglasses -

For eye protection

First-aid kit -

For minor injuries

Water bottle -

For staying hydrated

Daypack or backpack -

For carrying essentials

Cash -

Both US dollars and the local currency (Papua New Guinean Kina)

Essentials & Must Haves

Passport and visa -

Required for entry into Papua New Guinea

Travel insurance -

To protect against unexpected events

Medication -

Any necessary prescription or over-the-counter medications

Camera -

To capture memories

Travel towel -

For quick drying after activities

Good to have

Travel adapter -

To connect electronics

Portable charger -

To keep devices powered

Insect repellent -

To keep away mosquitoes and other insects

Hat -

For sun protection

Map or guidebook -

For navigating and learning about the country


Smartphone -

For communication, navigation, and entertainment

Camera -

For capturing memories

Headphones -

For listening to music or podcasts

Power bank -

To keep devices charged

Travel adapter -

To connect electronics

Good to Knows

Payment Options -

US dollars and the local currency (Papua New Guinean Kina)


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