305. Yap, Federated States of Micronesia

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Yap is located in the Pacific islands and if nothing else, its quite the journey to get there. There’s lots to see there and if you are into World War II History, there’s still World War II relics there including a Japanese Zero.



Yap is a group of islands that is a part of the Federated States of Micronesia in the Pacific Ocean. It is located south of Japan and southwest to Guam.

How To Get Here

By Train


By Plane

There closest airport is the Yap International Airport (YAP) which is served by United Airlines (UA).

Yap, Federated States of Micronesia - Yap International Airport

Yap, Federated States of Micronesia – Yap International Airport

By Bus


By Car

If you are already on the island you can take the drive. Just use a service like Google Maps for directions.

Where To Stay

Yap has a combination of hotels, lodges and resorts to choose from.

==>> You can find a list of hotels from TripAdvisor here.

==>> Try Airbnb.

Where To Eat

Seafood is king here.

What To Do

Yap is a great place to do diving, snorkeling, kayaking as well as visit the beaches. There are also a few hiking and biking trails waiting to be explored. You will also see stone money everywhere as it was used to pay for land taxes in the olden days and may also be used today as well. You can find a list of things to do from the folks at Visit Yap.

==>> Here is a list of things to do from Trip Advisor.

==>> Lonely Planet has some additional information.

==>> Trip.com has some additional information.


Additional Information

Language: English

Currency: USD

Visit Micronesia

Visit Yap Tourism

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