Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands - The Highlands (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Highlands chapter from Lonely Planet’s Papua New Guinea & Solomon Islands guidebook.

These impressive mountains are are now accessible by road, and those with determination can seek out the celebrated birds of paradise, and even summit Mt Wilhelm (4509m). From its craggy top, you can see right across the country.

  • photograph the extravagantly adorned performers at one of the Highland’s celebrated shows, such as Goroka or Mt Hagen
  • maps
  • immerse your senses in the colour and culture of the Huli wigmen villages around Tari
  • transport
  • scramble up Mt Wilhelm in the predawn gloom to catch the sunrise light up both the north and south coasts
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Eastern Highlands Province, Goroka, Simbu Province, Kundiawa & around, Mt Wilhelm, Western Highlands & Jiwaka Provinces, Mt Hagen, Enga Province, Wabag, Southern Highlands Province, Mendi, Lake Kutubu & around, Hela Province and Tari.

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