WELCOME TO PAPUA NEW GUINEA !

The name is far too long, and the country lies in the shadow of its imposing Australian neighbour, Papua New Guinea remains to this day a destination that is clearly off the beaten track, in spite of its wonderful potential. This land, where over 800 languages are spoken, remains a land of permanent contrasts, wild beauty, combining deep jungle-covered mountains and white sandy beaches surrounded by one of the most beautiful seabeds in the world…
Until the mid 20th century, its deep valleys housed a people who lived, cut off from the outside world, in complex societies, with fascinating rituals. Its geographic isolation has produced an exceptional flora and fauna, including birds of paradise and thousands of orchids.
Coming to PNG to go back to the 'stone age' would be an understandable mistake, there being so many legends about the people and lands of this country. Since its discovery in the 16th century, New Guinea has aroused doubts and fantasies. Isolated peoples, cannibalism, lack of hierarchy... : so many features, about which the Westerners have extraordinarily prejudiced ideas...

However, Failing the encounter with "heads cutters' or forgotten tribes, visitors to this country will meet a people that has remained such a long way from the world that today it is delighted to welcome people, and happy to share a flamboyant culture. Come to Papua, It is an opportunity to discover the art of body adorning pushed to the extreme, with powerful songs and intoxicating scents. It is an unforgettable adventure into the "land of the unexpected"., where nothing ever happens according to plan but where everything ends with a smile. It is also the discovery of, small villages with thatched roofs, a traditional lifestyle that has held on right into the 21st century... For nature lovers, PNG offers among other things the third pristine tropical forest in the world, and the largest and most diverse mangrove in the world. One finds in Papua New Guinea most birds of paradise species and tree kangaroos, the largest pigeon, the smallest parrot and the largest lizard, the most spectacular coral reefs in the world ! Whao!... It is necessary therefore to overcome one's prejudices and come and discover all the secrets this long forgotten has to offer.