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10 Most Popular Travel Destinations In Papua

A deevaTravel - Indonesia is an n egara which is rich in natural beauty. So many foreign tourists flocked to Indonesia to enjoy a vacation to see and enjoy tem pat-tourist place is fabulous t erutama to the region Papua , Indonesia.

The natural beauty of Papua   is still very natural and admirable. In Papua you can enjoy the beauty of the underwater very complete as in Raja Ampat , Watching Glacier tropical Mountains Ja yes Wijaya or cultural excursions in Papua at the Tourism Village Suwandarek .

Here's 10 Most Popular Travel Destinations In Papua that many local and foreign tourists go to enjoy the natural beauty of Papua.

1. Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat

Raja Ampat is a series of four contiguous group of islands located in the western part of the island of Papua, Indonesia. Bodies Raja Empat is one of the 10 best waters for diving in the world.

In this place there are more than 450 species of hard coral, 1,000 species of reef fish, 700 species of molluscs and the highest record for gonodactyloid stomotopod crustaceans.

There are some reefs are still very good condition with the percentage of live coral cover up to 90%, which is in the Strait Dampier (strait between the island and the island Waigeo Batanta), Islands Kofiau , archipelagic Southeast Misool and Wayag Islands . Types of coral reefs in Raja Ampat is generally a fringing reef with the contours of steep ramps up. But it also found the type of atoll and the type of burns or taka. In some places like the village Saondarek, when the lowest tides, coral reefs can be seen without a dive and with his own adaptation, corals can still be alive despite being in the open air and exposed to direct sunlight.

Raja Ampat

Unique species that can be found when diving is some kind of dwarf sea horse, wobbegongs , fish and manta rays. Also there are endemic fish Raja Ampat, namely Eviota king, which is a kind of fish gobbie. At Manta Point which is located in Dampier strait Arborek, you can dive in the company of some tail Manta Rays benign like when you dive in Derawan Islands , East Kalimantan. If you dive at Cape Kri or Chicken Reef, you can be surrounded by thousands of fish. Sometimes a collection of tuna, giant trevallies and snappers. But stressful if we are surrounded by a collection of barracuda, even though it is relatively harmless (which is dangerous if we see barracudas solitary or alone). Reef sharks are also frequently seen, and if you are lucky you can also see turtles were quietly eating sponge or swim around you. In some places like in Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo also seen Dugong or mermaid.

2. Lorenz National Park

Lorenz National Park

Lorenz National Park is a national park located in the province of Papua, Indonesia. An area of 22.4 million ha is the largest national park in Southeast Asia is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1999.

This National Park is one of the three regions in the world that has a glacier in the tropics that stretches across the mountain peaks as high as 5,030 meters above sea level. Also in the Lorenz National Park there are 34 vegetation types that include rawahutan riverside forest, sago forest, peat forest, coral sand beaches, flat land rain forest, heath forest, grassland to lichens.

Besides this place is also a lot overgrown with various kinds of rare plants and animals. 630 species of birds and 123 species of mammals.

This National Park has a high biodiversity that is supported by cultural diversity very menggagumkan estimated 30,000 years old and was the residence of the tribe Nduga.

You can visit the National Park Lorenz through Timika to the north using the aviation pioneer and goto the south by ship through the Port Sawa Erma and continued to walk towards some of the locations in the Lorenz National Park. The best time to visit this park is about August to December each year.

3. Lake Sentani

Lake Sentani

Sentani Lake is a lake located under the Slope Cyclops Mountains Nature Reserve has an area of 245,000 ha. Lake Sentani with an area of 9,360 ha located at an altitude of 75 meters above sea level is the largest lake in Papua.

The existence of the lake is very easy to reach is being held on Lake Sentani Festival is usually held in June each year. At this festival you will be able to drive around in the middle of the lake with a small island 21 in it while enjoying traditional dances Papuan on the boat or witness traditional ceremonies such as the coronation Ondoafi by serving a variety of typical culinary Papua.

In this lake you can find 30 species of freshwater fish and four of which are endemic to Lake Sentani namely catfish Lake Sentani ( Oxyeleotris heterodon ), rainbow fish Sentani ( Chilatherina sentaniensis ), rainbow fish red ( Glossolepis incisus ) and shark saws ( Pristis Microdon ). Lake Sentani rich variety of marine life and is already used for freshwater fish farming. Lake Sentani is also used as a tourist location for swimming, boating, diving, fishing, water skiing and culinary tours. Antaraketiga endemic fish in the lake sentani whose population is dwindling fish cork Lake Sentani, this is because these fish eggs are eaten by fish cork from other species.

4. Triton Bay

Triton bay

Triton Bay is a bay located in Kaimana district, P apua, Indonesia. This region became famous for their underwater paradise as well as the heritage of culture in it.

The hidden bay located near the village of Lobo has a series of small islands coral reefs, clear waters and views of the beach and the underwater is simply amazing. Plus a very beautiful panorama at dusk ahead.

Now the hidden paradise on earth Papua became famous by marine biologists, divers and tourists both local and foreign tourists. With a view of the sky very spectacular at dusk, they called this place as "The Fish Empire" or "Twilight City" or "The Lost Paradise".

In the Bay of Triton you can find 937 species of marine fish that some of them are new species that only you can find in the Gulf of Triton. In this region you can also witness the beauty of the 492 types of different coral reefs and 16 of them are new types that you will never find other place in the world.

Triton bay

In addition to Triton Bay Underwater view of a heavenly world, In these waters, you can also find 27 species of lobsters, and 16 green turtles. The beauty of soft corals is one of the attractions trersendiri in the Gulf of Triton. Here you will also be able to easily find sharks whales foraging and ancient paintings of pre-history in the hills around the Bay of Triton depicting hand drawing and animals.

Now a hidden paradise is becoming known by marine biologists, divers, and those who like to come and enjoy the sunset, with a view of the sky spekatakuler. They called this location as "The Fish Empire," in addition to the nickname "City of Dawn" , some call " The Lost Paradise " The experts that have managed to identify 937 species of marine fish and some of them are new species that can only be found in Kaimana. They also have found 492 kinds of different coral reefs and 16 of them are new types that are not found elsewhere in the world and are all in good health, they also found 27 Type lobsters, and 16 green turtles. Bay of Triton is still not popular among photography enthusiasts, or people like perpetualang than tourist locations and other underwater beach in Indonesia, but has been quite a lot of travelers who come to visit here, both foreign and domestic tourists. - See more at:

5. Lake Paniai

Lake Paniai

Paniai Lake is a tourist lake located in Paniai Regency, Papua. D anau which has a natural scenery is very beautiful and very well maintained is commended by 157 countries when the ongoing K onferensi Lake Se-world diseleng run movement in India in the year 2007.

The lake is located in the mountainous area with cool air at an altitude of 1,700 meters above sea level to save many species of freshwater fish and shrimp endemic Papua, which is very rare.

For A nda who want to visit Lake Paniai, can begin the journey from Kota Enarotali, Paniai regency capital. From the city of Enarotali, there are two paths to the area of Lake Paniai. First, use a landline with a hire bus type Mitsubishi Strada reliable to traverse the rugged terrain and winding. Second, take the air line with a plane ride AMA and AMAF Cessna that could land in the uplands with the characteristics of the soil foundation.

6. Cendrawasih Bay National Park

Cendrawasih Bay National Park

Ecosystem diversity in the Marine National Park Cenderawasih a habitat for many species of flora and fauna, either protected or unprotected. The diversity of fauna found in the area TNTC include, among others: as many as 200 types of coral, 209 species of fish, 196 species of mollusks, reptiles 5 types, 3 types of aquatic mammals, birds (Aves) 37 species and 183 terrestrial fauna jenis.Jenis fish known until now as many as 209 species of 65 Family.

Mollusk recorded consists of 196 species of three classes and 56 families, with details: from the class of 153 kinds of gastropods or snails, bivalves (double valve mollusks or shellfish) 40 types, and cephalopod 3 types. Among the types of mollusk are protected include: from the family Tridacnidae, namely Giant Kima ( Tridacna gigas ), Large Kima ( Tridacna maxima ), Kima Tapak Kuda ( Hippopus hippopus ), and Hole Kima ( Tridacna coreacea ); of families Cymatidae, Triton Trumpet ( Charonia tritonis ); Cassidae of the family, namely Kima Goats Head ( Cassis cornuta ); Trochidae of the family, namely Lola ( Trochus niloticus ); and of the family Trubinidae, namely Batu Laga ( Turbo marmoratus ).

Cendrawasih Bay National Park

In waters TNTC also often encountered Dugongs ( Dugong dugon ), dolphins neck of the bottle ( Delphinus Delphinus ), crab coconut ( Birgus latro ), parrotfish large (bumphead parrotfish; Bolbomethopon nuricatum ), pari greater spotted eagle ( Aetobatus narinari ), manta rays ( Manta birostris ), Whitetip reef sharks ( Triaenodon obesus ), blacktip shark ( Charcarinus melanopterus ), the blue whale ( Balaenoptera musculus ), and estuarine crocodile ( Crocodylus porosus ).

The types of turtles are often found, among other things: Hawksbill Turtle ( Eretmochelys imbricata ), Green Turtle ( Chelonia mydas ), Hawksbill Semu / Enduring ( Lephidochelys olivaceae ), and leatherback turtle ( Dermochelys coriacea ).

7. Baliem


Baliem Valley is a valley in mountainous Jayawijaya. Baliem valley at an altitude of 1600 meters above sea level surrounded by mountains with beautiful scenery and unspoiled. Temperatures can reach 10-15 degrees Celsius at night.

This valley is also known as grand Baliem valley is home to the Dani tribe located in the village Wosilimo, 27 km from Wamena, Papua. Besides Dani several other ethnic coexistence in this valley the tribe Yali and Lani tribes.

The valley is about 80 km long by 20 km in width and is located at an altitude of about 1.600 to 1.700 m, with a population of about 100,000 people.

Baliem Valley Festival

Baliem Valley Festival was originally a tribal war events Dani, Lani and Yali tribe as a symbol of fertility and prosperity. A festival that is the scene of a power struggle between the tribes and has lasted generations, certainly safe for you to enjoy.

Baliem Valley Festival lasts for three days and is held each August to coincide with the celebration of the independence of the Republic of Indonesia month. Initially was first held in 1989. The festival's special that starts with a trigger war scenario.

To achieve this exotic valley which you must reach Jayapura first. And to achieve Wamena, there are a lot of flight options, such as Trigana, MAF, AMA, Yajasi, Manunggal Air, or Hercules.

But do not be surprised if in Wamena goods prices still so high, To eat at stalls warteg class, you can spend about US $ 25,000 or approximately two times more expensive than Jakarta. All prices in Wamena is higher than elsewhere because of all the goods coming through the air. Wamena has not had a landline connection to other places, including the capital of Papua, Jayapura.

8. Beach Bosnik

Beach Bosnik

Bosnik Beach is a very beautiful beach and charming, located in the village of Woniki, East Biak, Papua, Indonesia. In this beach you can also enjoy the underwater scenery is so natural to the reefs of various types. On the beach with white sand is very soft and shiny you can sunbathe with a sense of comfort while accompanied the beach breeze .

9. Rumberpon Island

Pulau Rumberpon

Island Rumberpon is an island san gat beautiful and charming, located in the northern Bay District Wonda ma da n regency Manokwari, West Papua.

Island Rumberpo n has a coastline is very beautiful with white sand its clean and sparkling. On this beach you can do beach activities with a sense of comfort such as swimming, snoorkeling, scuba diving, surfing, jet ski up fishing.

Not only that, the waters of the island is very clear and around the island is surrounded by coral reefs with a sloping profile along the sea floor 100 meters .

10. Tourism Village Suwandarek

Tourism Village Suwandarek

Suwandarek village is a tourism village located in the western part of the island Waisal, Kabupatan Raja Ampat, West Papua. In this village you can see the houses roofed leaf thatch . Not only in this village there is also a salt water lake known as Lake Yenauwyau and beautiful coral that is located on the back panel of the village.

Tourism Village Suwandarek

Besides having a panoramic view of the village is very beautiful, place is also a lot of selling unique souvenirs of Papua such as a bag or a hat made ​​by the villagers. Souvenir-souvenirs in the village using natural ingredients that are around the village such as pandan leaves the sea.

In order to reach this place A nda can use air or overland to the city of Sorong. From Sorong, you can use the sea route using a motor boat or a speed boat with a long journey of about 2 hours to the village of Suwandarek.

Well that's 10 Most Popular Travel Destinations In Papua as a reference for your vacation to P Ulau Papua, Indonesia which is very dear to A nda miss.


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