The Kokoda Track is a 96km trail in Papua New Guinea famous for being the site of a series of battles between Japanese and Australian forces in 1942. The track has become very popular is recent years, largely by Australians, as a site of pilgrimage and a trekking challenge with more than 5,000 walkers now completing the trail every year. The track goes from Owen's Corner, 50km east of Port Moresby, through the Owen Stanley Range to the village of Kokoda. It is a tough trek through rugged domain which is only passable on foot. Although locals can complete the trail in only 3 days, the standard duration for tourists is 8-10 days.
Location: Papua New Guinea
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