Category: Papua

Papua

MERAUKE

MERAUKE

www.indonesia.biz.id – At each  break of day, Merauke is the first town in the Indonesian Archipelago that catches the first rays of the rising tropical sun.  As the capital city of the Merauke Regency in the province of Papua, Merauke is renowned as the most easterly territory in Indonesia; one...

UGIMBA TOURISM VILLAGE

UGIMBA TOURISM VILLAGE

www.indonesia.biz.id – The Ugimba Tourism Village in the  Intan Jaya Regency, in the province of Papua has just been designated the most ideal adventure gateway to conquer the Carstenz Pyramid peak, Indonesia’s highest,  snow covered peak in the tropics. The official establishment of Ugimba as a tourist village and the...

The Asmat

THE ASMAT

www.indonesia.biz.id – The wide south-east swath of land of the Indonesian part of the island of Papua comprises flat plains overgrown with mangrove forests serrated by many rivers. These plains lie so low that at...

Carstensz

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID

www.indonesia.biz.id – Heinrich Harrer, famed author of the book Seven Years in Tibet, had always been fascinated by the Jayawijaya Peak in Papua. And so, some 12 years after returning from Tibet in 1950, Heinrich Harrer...

Lake Sentani

LAKE SENTANI

www.indonesia.biz.id – Travel into inner Papua can be relaxing when commenced with a visit to Lake Sentani, a scenic beauty over glittering water located near Jayapura, capital city of Papua. The stillness of the water...

Jayapura

JAYAPURA

www.indonesia.biz.id – Facing a peaceful bay that once was dubbed ‘a better harbor’ than Ternate, Moluccas by the great British naturalist Sir Alfred Wallace, Jayapura is today the capital city of Papua and  home to more...

Wamena

THE WAMENA HIGHLANDS

www.indonesia.biz.id – Many have been captivated by the story of Shangri La. It is intriguing, appealing, and almost mystifying when chatting about it among travelers. Hidden among the rising 2,500-meter mountains in the Baliem Valley in central...

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