SEPIK RIVER ADVENTURE TOUR (FA 01)
Do you want to spend some time in the remote Upper Sepik area
experiencing the Last Frontier where the people have had less
contact with Western Tourists than most other places in Papua
New Guinea? If so read on and think about booking a tour with
The Sepik River is one of the richest areas in PNG for
traditional culture, rainforests and carvings. The Upper Sepik
is particularly renowned for its ancestral “Men’s Spirit Houses”
and the “Insect Culture” as opposed to further down the river
with the “Crocodile Culture”. The villages we visit are in a
less populated area with smaller and more spasmodic villages
than the Middle and Lower Sepik, but still offer very welcoming
Due to the remoteness and accessibility of this part of The
River, villagers will seldom be informed of your arrival
beforehand, therefore we send you with a complete survival kit
including mosquito nets, basic food provisions and bedding
together with a true sense of adventure into the unknown!
Our guides are English speaking from the area therefore knowing
region and village people well, totally trustworthy and
4 Days /
Nights on the Sepik Rver
Arrive into Wewak, be met at airport and checked into a Wewak
Leave Wewak by 4wd private hire hire car to Pagwi, Middle Sepik.
From Pagwi board and travel up river by motorized dugout canoe.
Passing Ambunti and onto Yambon to visit the lovely Haus
Tambaran and see their wooden carvings. Onto Mino where you will
over night in a family house.
After breakfast travel onto visit villages of Yessan and Maio
where the people follow the Yam culture which is reflected in
their carved artifacts.
Motor on to the insect clan people in Swagup village, there you
can their delicate and intricately carved wooden canoe paddles
together with their style of artifacts. Sleep in a village home
along the river.
Canoe on to Tongujam, meet the village people and visit their
distinctive Haus Tambaran. Canoe onto the beautiful Wagu Lagoon
and sleep in the village guest house.
up before dawn and cross over Wagu lagoon to see Birds of
paradise presenting their captivating dawn chorus up in the rain
After quick breakfast, return down river to Pagwi where your
hire car will be waiting to take you back into Wewak by late
Sleep in Wewak Hotel.
out of Wewak.
Village in to upper Sepik Regions very spread out so take time
to reach. Also, Water levels at deference time of the year make
some villages out of reach. Your Guide will discuss idea of here
you will be visiting with you, he is from this section of the
Sepik River therefore he knows the villages and the river very