Hiking activities in Islands Around Ghizo
Growing weary of water activities? Consider climbing up to the crater's rim on Kolombangara. It's an exhilarating two-day/one-night hike. You depart from Iriri village, on the western side of the island, where you arrange guides and porters (avoid Saturdays, as it's an Seventh-Day Adventist village) and pay kastom fees. The first section follows a logging road. You then continue walking up through the thickly wooded forest to a clearing called Professor's Camp, where you sleep overnight.
The next morning, be ready for an early start to reach the top before the clouds set in. The scenery is surreal, trees are covered in moss; as one hiker told us, it feels like you're…