Papua New Guinea

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Papua New Guinea Hiking Tours

Discover one of the remotest places on earth while trekking through lush rainforests and mountain villages.

Widely regarded as one of the most remote locations in the world, the jungles of Papua New Guinea are on many adventure travelers’ bucket lists for good reason. Filled to the brim with lush rainforests, unique wildlife, stunning rivers, and friendly locals in the villages, this country is full of possibilities for hiking vacations. The dense jungles, undulating hills, and huge mountains in the center of the islands make hiking here a physical and mental challenge that many adventurers are ready to take on. The nation also boasts rich wartime history as Kokoda is the site of many battles between the Japanese and Australians during WWII.

Hiking Papua New Guinea and the Kokoda Track

The Kokoda Track is probably the country’s most famous long distance walking trail, winding through groves of palm trees grown for their oil, traversing many rivers rushing to the ocean, and visiting small village communities that still maintain the way of life their ancestors took part in hundreds of years ago. By taking this trip with Intrepid, you are ensuring that your visit is contributing to sustainable tourism and is benefitting the local communities. The Kokoda Track is a portered trip with a 1:1 ratio. That’s right: every traveler has a personal porter that will not only help carry some of your belongings and food, but will also assist you in navigating more technical terrain (such as log-bridges and water crossings) and be an enrichment of your cultural experience as all the crew and porters for your trek are local to the area. By providing employment to these peoples, you help support the area in general and also get to experience an incredible physical challenge. Push yourself to the limits on the Kokoda Track and explore the remote wilderness of Papua New Guinea on an adventure vacation you won’t ever forget.