Sepik River, Wamena

4.3
#3 of 13 in Nature in Papua New Guinea
Water Body · Nature / Park
Winding through the landscape of Papua New Guinea is Sepik River, the island's longest river and one of the the largest uncontaminated freshwater wetland systems in the Asia-Pacific area. The river has long been a resource for native peoples, and a journey along this feature will include several tribal villages where ancient customs are still followed. It is highly recommended that you go on this arduous adventure with a guide. Choose an English-speaking guide who can also communicate with (and is on good terms with) the village people. Tour companies surrounding this attraction typically provide a survival kit with mosquito nets and basic food provisions. Consider bringing small gifts to give your village friends along the way, like candy, Tylenol, or cheap headlamps. Sepik River is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , world travel planner Edition.
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  • We visited PNG in September 2019 and part of our tour was a trip to the Sepik Region. Timmy was our guide throughout this time and made our trip very unique and special. He was very knowledgeable...  more »
  • I booked a trip with Cyril Tara based on what other travelers had written and recommended. We agreed on a price for a 4 day tour to 9 places. I also asked him for as much wildlife and trapping as...  more »
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  • Great view
  • that bit was fire i did contract hiv but thats becuse the dogs were to hot

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