5 Most Beautiful Places in Papua besides Raja Ampat, Need to be Visited Once in a Lifetime

goodmorningpapua.com – The enchantment of natural beauty in Papua is always interesting to explore. Papua, is synonymous with the exotic Raja Ampat. However, it turns out that there are other beautiful places in Papua that you must visit once in a lifetime. Because, the natural beauty that is here will make anyone feel at home for long on vacation.

Curious to know what are the most beautiful places in Papua that must be visited? The following review is summarized on Monday (14/11/2022).

1. Yen Bebay White Sand Beach

The Yen Bebay White Sand Beach tourist spot is located about 5 kilometers from the city center. You can travel using four-wheeled vehicles, or two-wheeled vehicles in about 15 minutes. This beach has clean white sand. Interestingly, the sand on this beach has a soft texture and the sea water is so pleasing to the eye, because it is clear blue-green.

In addition, there are also islands that are beautiful and have beautiful views. The atmosphere is very calm, the people are friendly and there are still typical traditional villages. You can do swimming activities, or just relax and sunbathe on the beach in peace and comfort. Don’t forget to take selfies, capturing beautiful moments in this place.

2. Kali Biru

Kali Biru is a part of the Raja Ampat area. Located in Warsambin Village, Mayalibit Bay District. Here, you will see amazing views of Papua. To go to Kalibiru, visitors can start from Warsambin Village. Then cross the Mayalibit Bay by boat for about 15 minutes. Then walk along the river upstream for about 30 minutes. Along the way can enjoy beautiful natural scenery. The atmosphere of the tropical forest is still beautiful, and the headwaters of the clear springs will make the atmosphere very pleasant.

3. Mansinam Island

Mansinam is a religious tourism island for Protestant Christians. This island, which is part of the West Papua region, is located about 6 kilometers from Manokwari. One of the popular tourist objects, which is also an attraction on Mansinam Island, is the giant Jesus statue monument, which is a symbol or symbol of the long history of the development of civilization in Papua. The Jesus statue on Mansinam Island is at first glance similar to the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, but slightly smaller in size. To reach this island takes about 10 to 15 minutes by boat engine.

4. Lorentz National Park

Lorentz National Park is located in Papua with an area of ​​2.4 million hectares. Lorentz is the largest national park in Southeast Asia. In addition, this park is designated as a World heritage by UNESCO. This national park has a glacier in the middle of the tropics which only three regions have in the world and one of them is the Lorentz Papua national park. Apart from the natural beauty, you will also enjoy the diversity of flora and fauna in this park. Lorentz National Park is located in Yakapis, Asmat Regency, Papua. The name of this National Park is taken from a Dutch explorer, Hendrikus Albertus Lorentz, who passed through the area in 1909 during his 10th expedition in this National Park.

5. Doreri Bay

Furthermore, there is Doreri Bay which is no less interesting to visit. There are three beautiful islands in Doreri Bay, namely Mansinan Island, Raimuti Island, and Lemon Island. The three islands have very beautiful and unique natural coral reefs. Another interesting thing, namely on the islands of Doreri Bay, is estimated to have 20 World War II shipwrecks, you know. You can clearly see about 5 ex-war ships, such as the Pasir Putih Wreck (naval patrol ship with a length of between 13-22 m), Pillbox Wreck (commercial cargo ship carrying ammunition with a length of between 9-16 m), Cross Wreck (patrol boat), Mupi Wreck, Shinwa Maru (cargo ship). Therefore, some of the shipwrecks that sank on the seabed are separate spots when you do snorkeling or diving.

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