From  £6395
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Explore bustling Port Moresby
  • Cruise to the picturesque Duke of York Islands
  • Marvel at troublesome Mt Tavurvur
  • Discover traditional village culture in Tufi
  • Hike the jungle on remote Savo Island
  • Uncover abandoned WWII relics on Guadalcanal
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Highlights of Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands

14 Day Tour, from £6395 per person

Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands are pacific-island neighbours largely unexplored by international visitors with lifestyles and heritage remaining unchanged for generations. Discover a quiet corner of the Pacific and visit historical WWII sites offering an insight into the regions past. Marvel at volcanic landscapes and search for indigenous animal and marine life. Take the plunge into colourful coral reefs and walk through jungle landscapes to learn about traditional village life. 

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
DEPARTURE

Fly to Singapore. 

DAY 2
SINGAPORE TO PORT MORESBY

Land Singapore. Transit and board the overnight flight to Port Moresby. 

DAY 3
PORT MORESBY
PORT MORESBY

Land Port Moresby and transfer to the hotel. Freshen up before departing on a short drive out of the city to the Port Moresby Adventure Park. The park offers the chance to see local wildlife, including tree kangaroos, various birds of paradise and Victoria crowned pigeons, at close quarters. 

DAY 4
PORT MORESBY TO RABAUL
PORT MORESBY TO RABAUL

Fly to Rabaul. Land and drive to the hotel before heading out on to discover the sights. Explore one of numerous Japanese war tunnels to see abandoned goods barges and climb to the hidden lookout point to enjoy sweeping views of Blanche Bay. (B)

DAY 5
RABAUL
RABAUL

Drive to the Gazelle Peninsula, a journey on roads which are metres thick in volcanic ash. Spend time at the New Guinea Club and Rabaul Museum and take a peek into nearby Admiral Yamamoto's bunker. Continue to the barren landscape surrounding Mt Tavurvur to meet the Matupit villagers. These locals still live in the shadow of the volcano - there may be chance to cook a megapode egg in the hot sulphurous waters. End the day at the Vulcanology Observatory to enjoy views of the bay and volcanoes below. (B)  

DAY 6
RABAUL
RABAUL

Jump on a small boat and head out to the Duke of York Islands. The journey passes Mt Tavurvur and many small islands along the way. Arrive to the warm smiles of the village children and enjoy time to explore the island and learn a little about their way of life. After a light packed lunch there may be chance to enjoy a spot of snorkelling on a nearby reef before returning to the hotel. (B,L)

DAY 7
RABAUL TO TUFI
RABAUL TO TUFI

Fly to Tufi via Port Moresby. Transfer to the Tufi Resort and enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure to relax. (B,D)

DAY 8
TUFI
TUFI

Take a guided walk along the ridge top between the fjords to discover friendly village life and local wildlife. End the excursion at Suicide Lookout which offers sweeping views of the fjords. Return to the resort for the afternoon at leisure - why not hire a kayak or head to nearby Komoa Beach for a spot of snorkelling on the reef. (B,L,D)

DAY 9
TUFI
TUFI

This morning board a traditional outrigger for a journey upriver passing jungle scenery to nearby McLaren Harbour. Accompany a village elder through untouched forest and learn the art of sago making, fire making, traditional tattooing and bush medicines. Return to the resort and enjoy free time - maybe arrange a sunset cruise on the fjord. (B,L,D)

DAY 10
TUFI TO PORT MORESBY
TUFI TO PORT MORESBY

Fly to Port Moresby and drive to the small but really interesting National Museum which boasts a host of traditional artefacts including tribal carvings, masks and headdresses. Continue to the nearby Parliament Haus with its unique design before ending the day at the hotel. (B)

DAY 11
PORT MORESBY TO HONIARA, GUADALCANAL
PORT MORESBY TO HONIARA, GUADALCANAL

Fly to Honiara and transfer to the hotel for the afternoon at leisure. (B)

DAY 12
GUADALCANAL
GUADALCANAL

Explore the island. Visit the small National Museum to learn about the role of the coastwatchers and discover traditional artefacts and relics from the battle of Guadalcanal. Stroll the grounds of the pretty Botanical Gardens before continuing to the bustling central market. Enjoy panoramic views of the town from the US War Memorial. (B)

DAY 13
GUADALCANAL
GUADALCANAL

Take a boat to small Savo Island where the surrounding waters are home to large pods of playful dolphins. Take a walk through a Melanesian village to a remote waterfall before enjoying lunch. Return to Honiara. (B,L)

DAY 14
DEPARTURE

Fly to Port Moresby and connect with the international flight back to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

14 day tour, from £6395 per person

Price Includes

  • International flights in economy class with Singapore Airlines from London Heathrow
  • Internal flights in economy class with Air Niugini & PNG Air
  • Airport taxes and security charges
  • Meals as stated (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • All transfers and transportation
  • Sightseeing with English-speaking guide 

Price Excludes

  • Papua New Guinea visa (obtained on arrival, no charge)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Anything not listed in the itinerary

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Tour Route Map


  1. Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby
  2. Papua New Guinea, Rabaul
  3. Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby
  4. Papua New Guinea, Tufi
  5. Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby
  6. Solomon Islands, Guadalcanal

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