Highlands Region

Highlands Region, Papua New Guinea
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Attractions

Hotels

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Tours & Activities

Climate & Best time to visit Highlands Region

Climate in Papua New Guinea:

Number of rainy days:

J Jan
F Feb
M Mar
A Apr
M May
J Jun
J Jul
A Aug
S Sep
O Oct
N Nov
D Dec
18
16
18
11
9
6
4
4
5
5
6
12

Best time to visit Highlands Region:

Dry Season (May to October): This period is generally considered the dry season and is often regarded as the best time to visit Papua New Guinea. The weather is drier and more stable, making it suitable for outdoor activities, cultural experiences, and trekking. The highlands and coastal areas can be more accessible during this time.

Wet Season (November to April): Papua New Guinea experiences its wet season during these months. Heavy rainfall is common, leading to lush greenery. However, travel might be more challenging due to muddy conditions, flooding, and transportation disruptions. This season is quieter with fewer tourists.

Money & Prices

Currency in Papua New Guinea:

Papua New Guinean kina (PGK)

How expensive is a trip to Highlands Region?

Eating out:
Simple meal:
3.76 USD
Fast food meal:
4.89 USD
Mid-range meal:
10.81 USD
Bottle of water:
0.37 USD
Soft drink:
0.66 USD
Cappuccino:
1.82 USD
Local Beer:
1.84 USD
Transportation:
Public transport - one way ticket:
0.45 USD
Taxi - 1km:
0.81 USD
Accommodation:
Refer to the Hotels section for the most up-to-date accommodation prices.
* Prices are approximate. Make sure to check the latest exchange rates when planning your trip.

General information

Papua New Guinea general information:

Electricity:
Voltage: 240 V, Frequency: 50 Hz
Sockets:
  • Type I (Australian/New Zealand & Chinese/Argentine 2/3-pin)

Visa & Travel Requirements

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