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Papua New Guinea Mount Hagen Festival and Bougainville Tour

Huli-Wigmen-in-line

Have you ever wanted to come face to face with fierce tribal warriors, head-hunters or a witch doctor? If so, or if you simply want to explore and experience one of the most remote parts of Earth, come and experience the truly remarkable Mt Hagen Festival in Papua New Guinea! On this tour, YPT will […]

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Papua New Guinea Mount Hagen Festival & Bougainville Tour

On our Papua New Guinea tour, now a yearly classic, YPT will be making the most out of one of the most remote parts of the world and partaking in the festival celebrations allowing you to see the traditional Papua New Guinean life in all its feathered glory. The Mt. Hagen Festival consists of hundreds […]

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Mount Hagen Festival – top 6 tips

Visiting Papua New Guinea for the Mt Hagen festival? Here are a few tips and what to do and what to expect. Go early! Get the two-day pass and make sure you get there for about 9 am. The benefit of this is you’ll get access to the hundreds of tribes as they prepare for […]

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Mount Hagen Festival – top 6 tips

Visiting Papua New Guinea for the Mount Hagen Festival? Here are a few tips and what to do and what to expect. Go early! Get the two-day pass and make sure you get there for about 9am. The benefit of this is you’ll get access to the hundreds of tribes as they prepare for the […]

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Watching the Piakona Show in Mount Hagen

Piakona Show

While visiting Mt Hagen is traditionally done for the Mount Hagen festival there are also a number of other events and peripheral celebrations worth seeing, one of which id the Piakona show. To read about the Mount Hagen festival click here.  What is the Pakora Show? Located atop of a beautiful mountain with stunning views, […]

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Experiencing Authenticity in PNG– Mount Hagan Festival in 2022

Mount Hagan Festival

The Mount Hagan Festival, first staged in 1961 to unify the tribes in the area years before the nation of Papua New Guinea was declared and recognised. To this day, Mount Hagan Festival still holds a prominent place in Papua New Guinea for locals and tourists to come together and celebrate this cultural event. In […]

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Mount Hagen City Guide Papua New Guinea 2022

School cultural day, Mont Hagen

Welcome to the Mount Hagen city guide from YPT! Second only to Port Moresby, Mount Hagen is certainly one of the most visited areas of Papua New Guinea. Every year, it hosts the biggest cultural show of the country, gathering a plethora of tribes with very different costumes and traditions. Being the most popular show, […]

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Festival Tours

Festival Tours are some of the best ways to sample the culture of a particular country, so we tend to go all out and see some of the best ones out there. We see ourselves at YPT as the quintessential adventure travel company. Now whilst I feel all of our tours are pretty baller some […]

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The Papua New Guinea Flag

The Papua New Guinea Flag

As we know, flags are an important symbol in countries’ identity domestically and internationally. But why do some flags look so distinct and others so similar? Continuing our series on flags of the world, we are taking on a nation we recently immersed ourselves in, unearthing some fascinating history and cultural facts. Firstly, the saying […]

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The Skeleton Men of Papua New Guinea

Skeleton Men

Alongside the Mudmen of Goroka probably the most recognisable sight when you see the tribes of PNG is the Skeleton Men of Papua New Guinea, but what is their story and why the ghostly garb? Again YPT got you covered.  To read about the Mudmen of Goroka click here. The Skeleton Men of Papua New […]

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