To get a deeper understanding of the Papua New Guinea way of life, it's a good idea to tour the Wapenamanda's surrounding area. If you're looking for other places to check out, you'll find Kompiam, 20 miles (32 kilometers) to the south, and Mount Hagen 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the northwest.
Stop off at Papua New Guinea's historically significant war relics and monuments, it's an excellent way to familiarize yourself with the area's fascinating past.
Pack your gear or rent it locally, and discover the local water activities. Snorkeling is one option. Another is spearfishing.
Take your tastebuds on a journey through the culinary landscapes of Papua New Guinea. Two of the region's typical ingredients are breadfruit (ulu) and coconuts. Of course, no vacation in Papua New Guinea would be finished without sampling chicken pot and kokoda fish. Request saksak (dumplings made with sugar and sago) at the end of your meal. This is popular with residents and travelers.
Those planning to be in Wapenamanda or in other parts of Papua New Guinea on the 16th of September, can take part in country-wide Independence Day festivities and events.
At the end of your time in this city, chances are you'll find yourself making plans to return to this delightful place.