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Mount Hagen Vacations and Travel Packages

  • Mount Hagen mudmen - always a popular photo opportunity on all Papua New Guinea tours.

Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea’s third largest city is a bustling urban centre in the Wahgi Valley. It is also the capital of the Western Highlands Province and was named after an extinct volcano located just northwest of the city. It is an important centre for mining, coffee, potatoes and sweet potatoes. On Papua New Guinea tours, visitors will find many villages, coffee plantations, groves of casuarinas and much greenery here.

You can visit the Saturday Market, the main place where all the locals in colourful traditional attire go shopping and trade.  The largest cultural event in Papua New Guinea is the Mount Hagen Cultural Show which takes place every August and features many highland tribes wearing body paint and tribal headdresses made of feathers while performing “Sing sing”.  It is one of the country’s most popular tourist attractions pn Papua New Guinea tours.



Papua New Guinea Travel Information

At Goway we believe that a well-informed traveller is a safer traveller. With this in mind, we have compiled an easy to navigate travel information section dedicated to Papua New Guinea tours. 

Learn about the history and culture of Papua New Guinea, the must-try food and drink, and what to pack in your suitcase. Read about Papua New Guinea's nature and wildlife, weather and geography, along with 'Country Quickfacts' compiled by our travel experts. Our globetrotting tips, as well as our visa and health information will help ensure you're properly prepared for a safe and enjoyable trip. The only way you could possibly learn more is by embarking on your journey and discovering Papua New Guinea for yourself. Start exploring...book one of our Papua New Guinea tours today!


Extend Your Stay

Consider an additional stopover to your Papua New Guinea tours at one of Goway's other South Pacific destinations. You can choose from our selection of Australian vacations, New Zealand vacation packagesTahiti vacation packages, stay at one of our Fiji resorts or perhaps take a Cook Island vacation. This can be done stopping over en route to or from New Zealand.


Mount Hagen, Papua New Guinea

  • The Papua New Guinea Explorer

    MODERATE | TAILOR-MADE: Spend 11 days exploring the remote highlands of Papua New Guinea. Float down jungle waterways, hike to highland villages, and meet with local villagers who are renowned for their woodcarving and subsistence lifestyles. This trip is the ultimate frontier adventure.
    11 Days
    Prices From:
    US$ 8,299
    Trip Type:
    Active & Adventurous, Bucket List Travel Ideas, Small Group Touring, Tailor-made Travel Ideas
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