Duration: 10 days / 9 nights
Remember this package includes one nights accommodation at Sogeri Lodge prior to starting your trek, when trekking from Ower's Corner to Kokoda.
Suitable for the trekker who like a slower pace and want to spend a day exploring Myola Lakes.
Day 1: OWERS' CORNER - UA-ULE CREEK – Day 1 we continue our journey along snake road up to Sogeri Monument where we again stop for photographs. Now the fun begins as we travel via dirt road for approximately 45 min to Owers' Corner Weather permitting. The trek continues with your first descent down to Goldie River. We cross over Goldie River and commence our first climb to Imita Ridge “Golden Stairs which is no longer there”. Upon reaching the top it is another long descent down to Ua-Ule Creek where you will spend your first night
out on the track.
Day 2: UA-ULE CREEK - NAURO – This morning we will leave our campsite for Nauro where we will be crossing numerous creak crossings. We then climb up loribaiwa Ridge, half way up your climb you will reach loribaiwa village. We continue our trekking up until we reach the top of Ioribaiwa Ridge. This is the point during World War 2 where the Japanese retreated. It is now a steep descent down to Ofi Creek where you will enjoy your first lunch break and swim. You will then refill your water bottles for a steep couple of hours climb up Maguli Range for your Destination of Naoro.
Day 3: - NAURO - MENARI – Today will be an easy walk down Brown River where you will cross with care as the river may be high due to rainfall. You will then continue your trek onto the next creek where you will refill your water bottles for you climb to the top of Menari Lookout, from the lookout you will enjoy the views of your next camp site in Menari.
Day 4: MENARI - EFOGI – Day four will have you start your morning with walking past the Menari airstrip where you will then continue onto your first creek crossing of the Day. You will refill your water bottles for your next climb up Brigade Hill. At the top of Brigade Hill you will have a chance to take in some of the scenery from the lookout. After your short Break you will then descend down to EFOGI Village where you will overnight ready for Day 5. Most trekkers refer to EFOGI as the best guest house on the trail “5 Star”.
Day 5: EFOGI - 1900 Campsite – Day 5 will begin with your first climb of the day up to Efogi 2 which is another small village. You will then have a steep climb down to the first creek crossing of the day. After another climb up to Kagi Village you will get to enjoy your lunch for this day. You then continue again to 1900 Camp Site where you will camp for the night.
Day 6: Myola Lakes - You will explore the Myola Lakes area, visiting the bomber site and numerous other places of interest in the area. After your have looked at all the sites, you will return to 1900 where you can relax for the afternoon.
Day 7: 1900 Campsite - IORA CREEK – From 1900 Campsite you will start day 6 with another climb up to Mt Bellamy. This is the highest peak of the entire track. Weather Permitting you will be able to look down as far as Kokoda Station. Once you have taken your first break you will then trek down to Templeton’s Crossing 1, once you cross this creek you will the make another climb with a short descent after your climb down to Templeton’s Crossing 2 where you will enjoy your lunch break. You will then start yet another climb and then descent down to your campsite of Iora Creek.
Day 8: EORA CREEK - Hoi Village – You begin day 7 by passing Alola village. The next step is a climb to Isurava Monument. You will then have a lunch break before moving onto Isurava Village. Then you will have a few short Climbs and Descents before descending down to Hoi Village where you will spend the night.
Day 9 : Hoi Village - Kokoda - When you wake up you finish with a short flat walk to Kokoda Village. Once in Kokoda you will have the chance to take a break at Kokoda Station and take in a range of must see attractions including the War Museum and other historical memorials, the local hospital, the library, and other attractions in and around the local area.. You will then spend your last night out on the track at Orohaven Retreat
Day 10: KOKODA - POM – Today is your last day in Kokoda where you will then be transported down to Popondetta where you will board your flight to Port Moresby. The flight takes aproximately 30min on a Dash 8. Once you touch down you will be transported back to you hotels for a hard earned rest.
The Cost of the Kokoda and Myola package :
If you book a little in advance online at Airlines PNG you will pay around AUD$ 500 for a return ticket to Port Moesby from Brisbane.
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