Mount Wilhelm, Mount Hagen

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Stand at the top of the highest mountain in Papua New Guinea, Mount Wilhelm. Recommended only for fit trekkers, this hike to this peak crosses grassland, rainforest, alpine trees, and granite outcroppings. While ropes and high-altitude gear is not required, the climb is still taxing. During the best months to climb, from May to November, be prepared for hot days and cold nights. Some accommodation is offered along the way, and locals recommend that tourists stay overnight to adjust to the elevation change. Climbing the mountain too quickly often causes illness for visitors. Put Mount Wilhelm into our Mount Hagen holiday planning tool to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Mount Hagen.
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  • Mount William has Manlake and Mary Lake. It is a pijin language of Melanesian, and it is a meaning of a man and a woman. In the cold air, the lake where Herr breathes and looks at is something to see.
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  • This mountain is higher than Mt. Fuji. It's a meter. Drive from Kundiawa to Base Camp. Be sure to stay with the locals. Please take care of your physical condition.
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  • This was an experience of a lifetime to walk this mountain to the summit. It took my small group about 7 hours from the camp at the first lake. The scenery from on top of the mountain was truly majestic. I wholeheartedly recommend a visit to all who are physically capable of doing the climb. Just be careful not to ascend to quickly as a couple of climbers had to go back due to altitude sickness.
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