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Secret Valleys of New Guinea
July 28, 2021
- Cruise along the Karawari River to view crocodiles basking on the banks and locals paddling their slender dugout canoes with long, curved oars.
- Attend the Beliem Valley Culture Festival and meet the Dani people—known for their costumes using feathers, orchid-fiber fabrics, and boar tusks—and witness a mock battle and reenactments of traditional ceremonies.
- Take nature walks to search for unique flora and fauna, including parrots, birds of paradise, flightless cassowaries, and nearly 2,700 species of orchids.
- Travel to remote areas where you will stay in comfortable lodges with fantastic panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness.