Maluku & Papua

Jayapura

Jayapura

Jayapura   Jayapura, located in East Papua, is the starting point for many travelers wanting to make the adventurous journey into the interior of Papua. Travelers come here for all kinds of adventures. This is where you can begin your trek into the remote Baliem Valley, or conduct sustainable crocodile …

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Baliem Valley

Baliem Valley

Baliem Valley High up in the mountains of central Papua at an altitude of 1,600 meters above sea level, hemmed in by steep green mountain walls, lies the stunningly beautiful Baliem Valley, home of the Dani tribe. Baliem valley is 72 km long, and 15-31 km wide in places. It is …

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Sorong

Sorong

Sorong The town of Sorong, located on the ‘beak’ of the Bird’s Head Peninsula in West Papua is the departure point for your visit to the fabulous Raja Ampat marine park. The word ‘Sorong’ is said to originate from the local Soreri language meaning ‘deep and turbulent seas’. Mountains, hills, …

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Ternate and Tidore

Ternate and Tidore

Ternate and Tidore Ternate and Tidore are two almost identical small islands, west of the large island of Halmahera, almost facing one another, each shaped by a volcano emerging from the deep Maluku Sea. While if Ternate is dominated by Mt Gamalama, in Tidore rises Mt Kiemtabu. The volcanic landscape …

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Merauke

Merauke

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 …

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Ambon

Ambon

Ambon Although small in size, Ambon island still offers plenty of experiences for adventurous travelers. From exploring the charming Kota Ambon, the main town of the island, to walking up mountains through lush tropical vegetation, there are many undiscovered gems ready for visitors to experience. The town of Ambon, Kota …

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