goodmorningpapua.com – Lorentz National Park is one of the interesting tourist destinations in Papua to visit. Lorentz National Park has an area of 2.4 million hectares.
Lorentz National Park area covers 10 districts in Papua. Lorentz National Park is a conservation area that is included as one of the World Heritage Sites.
Lorentz National Park has a variety of ecosystems. Tourists can enjoy the beautiful expanse of meadows and rainforests. There are also swamps to the beach. In Lorentz National Park there is Puncak Ice Papua or Puncak Jaya.
Puncak Jaya is the name of the peak of the Jayawijaya Mountains which is covered in a layer of ice. Unfortunately, the glacier at Puncak Jayawijaya cannot last too long in the midst of the hot weather of the tropical climate. Currently, only 1 percent of the ice area in Puncak Jayawijaya remains.
In Lorentz National Park there is also Lake Habema in the Palebaga District which is no less beautiful. In addition to enjoying the natural scenery, Lorentz National Park is also famous for its social culture. Lorentz National Park is home to a number of Papuan tribes. The culture of the tribes in this location is diverse and interesting. This festival features dance performances and simulations of the Dani, Lani, and Yali tribal wars.
This festival is usually held every August. To reach Lorentz National Park, you can travel through Timika. From Timika, you can take a pioneer plane to Panilia Regency, which is in the northern part of Lorentz National Park.
After that, you have to travel by sea to the port of Sawa Erma. Then you have to walk to several locations. If you are from Wamena City, you can reach the southern part of the national park by car to Lake Habema. Hereafter, you have to walk to Trikora Peak.