Papua




Papua is truly a paradise on the earth that any travelers dream of to visit, it is the most remote province in Indonesia at the easternmost of the country

It is the home for extraordinary animals, where you can find an ancient and vibrant Melanesian culture, the world’s largest and highest tropical island.

The province which has Jayapura as the capital city is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the largest the national park in Asia located, and the largest protected area in the Asia-Pacific region.

And not to mention that it also has Raja Ampat where the world’s richest reefs located makes this island as a truly hidden paradise on the earth!

Due to the remote area, you will need to get the travel permits to get here. This province has Jayapura as the capital and is known as Western New Guinea and was previously as Irian Jaya.

Papua Regions

West Papua (Papua Barat)

Bird’s Head Peninsula

Papua

Asmat – home of the world-renowned Asmat woodcarvers

Baliem Valley

Biak

Bomberai Peninsula

Doberai Peninsula

Mimika

Paniai

Southeast

Yapen

Cities

Biak

Fakfak

Jayapura – the capital and largest city

Manokwari

Merauke

Nabire

Sorong

Timika – staging post for one of the world’s largest mines

Wamena – gateway to the Baliem Valley