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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The Wasur National Park

Merauke, The Gateway To The Great Savannas Of Indonesia

Merauke is the gateway to one of the great savannas of Indonesia. This is where we begin to understand that Australia is not just merely a close neighbor but a long lost brother. The similarities are astounding from the landscape to the animals that call this area home and Wasur National Park is this spectacular[…]

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Asmat Tribe in Papua

Papua, The Paradise Islands

The Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua cover the western half of the world’s second largest island – New Guinea. The eastern half of the island is the independent nation of Papua New Guinea. Papua’s secrets are deeply held by the tallest mountains between the Himalayas and the Andes, dense rainforests, and lack of[…]

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Birds of paradise, Cenderawasih

Visit To Sawinggrai Village, The Home Of Cenderawasih

Sawinggrai village is located in the Meos Mansar district, Raja Ampat, West Papua province. It is among the most recognized village besides Arborek in the same district. This village has 36 families and it is prominent for the Cenderawasih, the Bird of Paradise, the icon of Papua raised in this village. The Red Bird of[…]

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Jesus Christ monument, the icon of Merauke

Explore The Cultural Of Merauke

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 that marks the eastern end of this vast span of the Indonesian Archipelago that is commonly measured from the town of Sabang on Weh Island, in the Aceh Province at[…]

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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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The Ugimba village, Mount Jayawijaya

Ugimba Tourism Village, The Tourist Village

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 Carstensz Pyramid as one of Indonesia’s prime destinations were recognized with the signing of the Carstenz and the Ugimba Inscriptions by the Minister of[…]

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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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Sentani Lake, Jayapura

Travel Into Inner Papua, Sentani Lake

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 is most peaceful, evoking a peculiar wonder whether such a lake should indeed exist in paradise. The embracing Cyclops Mountains to the[…]

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The city of Jayapura, Papua

Jayapura, The Capital City Of Papua

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 than 100,000 people. The residents of this city come from many parts of Indonesia. Jayapura, located in East Papua, is the starting[…]

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