Papua New Guinea & the Goroka Festival - A Marco Polo Journey

Witness cultural traditions rarely seen by Western eyes as you cruise the Karawari River in search of remote tribal villages, spot a dazzling array of exotic birdlife and marvel at the brilliant spectacle of the Goroka Festival.

Journey Overview

Journey Highlights

  • Immerse yourself in vibrant tribal cultures that have remained unchanged for centuries, while cruising rivers and exploring some of the most remote corners of the globe
  • Join a gathering of more than 100 local tribes for the Goroka Festival, a dazzling, two-day spectacle of song, dance, pageantry and tradition celebrating Papua New Guinea’s independence
  • Enjoy the convenience of flying in and out of the Goroka Festival via private charter on each of the two days of the festival
  • Take a three-night cruise on the Karawari River, winding past unspoiled villages and pristine rainforests of the Sepik Region
  • Relish intimate interactions with distinctive cultures spanning the remote river villages along the Sepik, the Huli Highlands and the Mount Hagen region
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