Port Moresby, the country's capital, is located 250 miles (402 kilometers) south of Teptep.
Teptep isn't the only place in Papua New Guinea worth seeing; intrepid travelers should set out to see the special qualities of the surrounding countryside, towns and cities. Some interesting places in the vicinity of Teptep are Saidor, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the south, and Derim, 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the west.
Discover some of the pieces of the region's rich cultural fabric within Papua New Guinea's fascinating craft workshops.
When the weather is right, make like a local and head to the region's cooling waterways for a day of surfing or scuba diving.
Those who travel often know that eating what the locals eat is a great way to uncover a destination's personality. Breadfruit (ulu) and also coconuts are popular ingredients here. Follow the hungry locals and order chicken pot or kokoda fish. Saksak (dumplings made with sugar and sago) is a commonly enjoyed final course.
Much of the region acknowledges Independence Day on the 16th of September, so be prepared for changes to visitor attraction opening hours and increased demand for transport.
Grab your camera, fill up your suitcase and head to this beautiful destination.