Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea, located southwest of the Pacific Ocean, is a paradise for all the great lovers of ornithology.
Papua New Guinea dense forest is home to more than 700 species of birds. So, whether you spend your holidays on the coasts, in the highlands or on the banks of the Sepik River, you will be delighted to observe some rare species of birds! Its cultural diversity will not fail to seduce you either. In Papua New Guinea, you will not necessarily find large hotels but small establishments that integrate well into the environment and make you discover a preserved nature. You can also go trekking on the Kokoda Track or admire wild and pristine landscapes. Then, to immerse yourself in the country's ancestral culture, you can participate in one of Papua New Guinea's festivities, called Sing-Sing, a gathering of colourful local tribes. For more cultural festivals, you will have to go to Papua New Guinea between July and October for the National Mask Festival, the Crocodile Festival, the Mount Hagen Cultural Show, the Goroka Cultural show, the Morobe Agricultural show or the Canoe & Kundu Festival. You can let yourself be transported by the costumes, music and dances. Then, a cruise will be waiting for you on the Sepik River to discover the influence of the Crocodile God and magnificent artistic expressions on wood. You will also have the opportunity to see the most beautiful scuba diving sites in the world and explore the incredible coral reefs of this country. Do not miss either the Fjords formed by volcanic eruptions or the active volcanoes and the granite Mount Wilhelm. Finally, if you are a great collector of artistic pieces of all kinds, you will find your happiness in Papua with statues, drums, masks, shields, spears, arrows and other warrior objects made by the locals.