Lorentz National Park, Papua

Lorentz National Park, The Biodiversity Of Papua

An archipelago of tropical Islands nestled on the equator, active volcanoes, sun drenched beaches and who could forget the spicy food that will start a fire in your mouth, the problem is where does snow fit into all of this? Ladies and Gentlemen, we present to you Gunung Jaya standing at 5.039 meters high with[…]

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Climbing the Mount Gede

Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park, Mountains in West Java

The twin peaks of this park speak of a turbulent natural past. Heat, rock and ash push and thrust to create this spectacular mountain yet the story does not finish there. Today, there is continued activity, which pushes these peaks higher and higher now standing at 2,958 m and 3,029 m. Yet this is a[…]

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The lake of Seven Mountain, Kerinci Seblat National Park

Kerinci Seblat National Park, The Barisan Mountain

The Barisan Mountain range dominates the coast south of Padang in Sumatra. Here sits 1.5 million hectares of lush rain forest in hands reach of one of the major cities in Sumatra, Kerinci Seblat National Park. At the peak of this range, sits Gunung Kerinci towering over all that rests below. At 3,805 meters this[…]

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Kerinci Seblat National Park, West Sumatra

Travel Guide For Kerinci Seblat National Park

Indonesia is very well known for the forest, greenery, cliffs, waterfall and beaches around its surroundings. Apart from all these, Indonesia is well known for its Parks and special animals like Komodo dragon, Orangutans etc. The Kerinci Seblat National Park, which stretches from plains of West Sumatra to the forest valley over the deep river[…]

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Ujung Kulon National Park

Ujung Kulon, National Park On The Island Of Java

Ujung Kulon has a national park or “Taman Nasional Ujung Kulon” that is attractive to many tourists. It is located in the Banten province, the western-most part of Java. To get there from Jakarta it is a 90 minute drive through the toll road of Jakarta – Serang. The park has been known by researchers[…]

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Wasur National Park, Merauke

The Amazing Wasur National Park

Situated at the most eastern end of Indonesia, directly bordering Papua New Guinea, the Wasur National Park forms part of the largest wetland in the province of Papua and is recognized as the least disturbed by human activity. Playing host to a large number of flora and fauna, the natural park is dubbed “The Serengeti of Papua”[…]

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Carstensz Pyramid, Jayawijaya peak

Carstensz Pyramid, The Jayawijaya Peak

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 together with three friends, Temple, Kippax and Huizinga, decided to conquer the Peak. In 1962, they became the first climbers to[…]

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Carstensz Pyramid, Jayawijaya Mountain

Lorentz, The Tropical Glaciers National Park

Covering more than 9,652 square miles in one of the largest islands in the world, Lorentz National Park in Papua is considered to be the only representation of the most comprehensive transect of ecosystem in the world. The national park is one out of three national parks in the world with tropical glaciers. The spectrum[…]

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The Kayan Mentarang National Park, North Kalimantan

Kayan Mentarang, The Largest National Park in North Kalimantan

Kayan Mentarang National Park is the biggest uniformity of primary and secondary forest, which covers 1,360,500 hectare, and still remains in Kalimantan and in the Southeast Asia. It is located in Bulungan, North Kalimantan, Indonesia, with humid weather and temperatures around 16°C – 30° C. This national park, situating at 200– 2,258 meters above sea level,[…]

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The Mount Palung National Park, West Kalimantan

Mount Palung, Borneo’s Tropical Wilderness

Located on the border between Ketapang and North Kayon in the province of West Kalimantan, Mount Palung National Park is one of the largest national parks in Indonesia. Officially open to the public in 1990, Mount Palung National Park covers a total area of approximately 90,000 hectares containing many animal species including birds, mammals, as well as many[…]

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The Taka Bonerate National Park, South Sulawesi

The Stunning Taka Bonerate National Park

Stretching south of the main island of Sulawesi in the Flores Sea, the Taka Bonerate National Park in the Selayar Regency is predominantly a rich marine park, but it is also habitat to a number of bird species from land birds, to coastal and sea birds that frolic on the many sand dunes. The Island of Selayar is[…]

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The Napu valley or Bada valley in the Lore Lindu National Park

The Fascinating Of Lore Lindu National Park

The Lore Lindu National Park is a huge forested protected area in the districts of Donggala and Poso in Central Sulawesi, declared a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve since 1978. The Park, located south of the town of Palu, covers an area of 2,180 square km with altitudes ranging from 200 to 2,300 meters above sea-level (asl) and harbours lush[…]

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Gunung Halimun Salak National Park, West Java

Gunung Halimun Salak National Park in West Java

Established in 1992, Gunung Halimun Salak National Park (GHSNP) is the largest remaining primary lowland forest in Java, home to 23 mammal species, at least two of which are endemic and endangered (the Javan gibbon and the grizzled langur). The roughly 113,000 hectares found within its boundaries also cover a wide range of plant and[…]

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The Java edelweiss, Mount Gede Pangrango National Park

Mount Gede Pangrango National Park, The Spectacular Panorama

Because of its easy access, the Mount Gede-Pangrango National Park with its spectacular panorama is a favourite site with visitors. Located in the province of West Java this Park encompasses the peaks of Mt. Gede, Mt. Pangrango. Around these peaks are tea plantations, recreation parks, waterfalls, hot springs, lakes and accommodation facilities within the park[…]

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Peucang island beach, Ujung Kulon National Park

Peucang Island, The Truly Secluded Paradise Of Ujung Kulon

Nestled within the Ujung Kulon National Park by the Panaitan Strait in the Pandeglang Regency, Peucang Island is truly a secluded paradise located at the most western edge of Java Island. Surrounded by a soft white sandy beach, clear blue waters, and enchanting coral reefs, Peucang promises serenity for whoever steps on its sands. Located in the province[…]

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