The Mate Ma’a will arrive in Port Moresby on Wednesday, before taking a direct connecting flight to Lae.
Current Brisbane Broncos assistant coach Kristian Woolf will be in charge of the Tongan team.
Points for World Cup rankings are on offer, and PNG are expected to name their team on Wednesday.
Sitaleki-Moala Akau’ola (West Tigers)
Viliami Fine (West Tigers)
Sione Folau (Parramatta)
Daniel Foster (Penrith)
David Hala (Broncos)
Solomone Kata (Warriors)
Samisoni Langi (Sydney Roosters)
￼￼Haveatama Luani (West Tigers)
Viliami Manu (Penrith)
Benjieman Murdoch (Penrith)
Agnatius Paasi (Warriors)
Wellentony Satini (Manly)
Ukuma Taai (Huddersfield UK)
Siosiua Taukeiaho (Sydney Roosters)
Peni Terepo (Parramatta)
Vai Toutai (Parramatta)
Pio Bill Tupou (Canberra)
Coach: Kristian Woolf