Reaching the Ultimate Peak with Papua New Guinea
Mount Wilhelm, Papua New Guinea’s highest mountain lays 4,509 metres above sea level and it is the point where three provinces, Simbu, Western Highlands and Madang literally meet in the sky.
On glorious clear mornings the summit provides spectacular views for trekkers of the surrounding mountain ranges and valley below. It is in this valley that organisations assisted by the government are working closely with the local people towards further developing tourism and most importantly for the local infrastructure creating additional employment in the lodges and guest houses.
Whilst in the Highlands region there’s plenty to do; explore the local coffee plantations, visit the orchid farms and remember the region is home to many rare insects and birds including the wonderful ‘birds of paradise’, here if your lucky and persistent you may catch sight of this beautiful bird.