The International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) recently declared Papua New Guinea to be the most biologically diverse region on the planet. It remains the most unexplored region with over 850 different societies and tribes with many new tribes only being discovered in the last 20-30 years. Tourism is growing here every year and so it's best to plan a trip before the crowds arrive.
Get inspiration for the best things to do if you would like to go travelling, backpacking or take a gap year.
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We recommend visiting Papua New Guinea between May and October, this is usually when the weather is warm and pleasant for sightseeing and activities. Wet season generally runs from December to March, which isn't adised unless you plan on surfing.
Here are some of the best attractions and places you should add to your itinerary:
We recommend booking an organised experience rather than travelling independently, this is the easiest and safest way to see the highlights of the country.