"THE ONLY PLACE ON EARTH WHERE NATURE IS IN HARMONY WITH THE PEOPLE, CULTURE, AND TRADITION"
Mogethin! (Hello or Welcome)
Yap,known as the Land of Stone Money, is a wonderful mix of past, present and future, where an ancient culture exist side-by-side with the 21st century. In Yap, we like to say ‘there are no tourists, only new visiting friends’, so come and visit Yap as a new friend
There is NO VISA requirement to enter into Yap, except a valid passport within 6 months period, and a round trip airfare ticket.
Yap’s Time Zone:
Political Status: Yap is a democratic type of political system with the Freely Associated with the US Government.
Travel Time / Distances
Visa and Entry Formalities
Where to Stay in Yap?
Manta Ray Bay Hotel; Yap Pacific Divers Resort; Okeefes Waterfront Inn, The Pathways Hotel; ESA Hotel; Village View Resort. There are also apartments & motels catered to business travelers and local resident. Sometimes, pack-packers preferred these facilities to save costs.
How to Get Around in Yap?
There are car rental agencies & taxis to take visitors around. There is also a public transportation system (BUS) that catered to local residents to commute to work, and also for students to go to schools.
Yap offers so many Activities and Adventures…
Yap is known as a premier dive destinations, about 90% of arrivals are scuba divers. Manta Ray, Mandarin Fish, sharks, turtles, corals, caves, caverns, drop-offs, soft/hard corals, gardens, etc, etc, are the highlights of diving.
Cultural/Natural products such as stone paths, hiking trails, stone money banks, local dances, local food, outrigger sailing canoes, kayaking, war relics and wrecks, beaches, flora and fauna, aerial views, etc are also developed to catered to the non-divers.