Even though Papua New Guinea is a little off the beaten track, there is certainly no shortage of things to do and see in the vicinity of. Tabubil, 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the northwest, and Telefomin, 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the northwest of Tumolbil are worth visiting if you're keen to explore this region further.
One of the most popular ways to develop an understanding for a place and its people is by gaining an understanding of its history. While in Papua New Guinea, take the time to drop into the area's fine war relics and monuments.
If you're seeking a break from seeing the sights, why not try a local watersport? Scuba diving and snorkeling are both well-established in the area.
Trying out the food eaten in a region is usually about more than just satisfying appetites. It is also a window into places and people's lives. Breadfruit (ulu) and also coconuts are ingredients commonly used as part of dishes in this area. Don't leave Tumolbil without tasting chicken pot and also kokoda fish. Papua New Guinea is the perfect place to fill up on mouthwatering saksak (dumplings made with sugar and sago).
There is a common proverb that the world is a book and those who don't take the time to travel get stuck on the same page. So book your trip and make the most of the experiences to be savoured in Papua New Guinea.