WONDERFUL RAJA AMPAT (DE)

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WONDERFUL RAJA AMPAT, WEST PAPUA
The last paradise underwater wealth of the most complete on Earth. The Raja Ampat Islands are an Indonesian archipelago off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula in West Papua. Raja Ampat, or The Four Kings, is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Misool, Salawati, Batanta, and Waigeo, and the smaller island of Kofiau.
Territory islands in Raja Ampat is very broad, covering 4.6 million hectares of land and sea.
The Raja Ampat archipelago is the part of Coral Triangle which contains the richest marine biodiversity on earth. This is where home to 540 types of coral, 1,511 species of fish and 700 species of mollusks. The biota wealth has made Raja Ampat as a living library of the collection of coral reefs and marine life of the most diverse in the world. This make Raja Ampat is the last paradise underwater wealth of the most complete on Earth.
by wikipedia

DESTINATION
WAIGEO
Waigeo is the largest of the archipelago’s four main islands. On Waigeo is the town of Wasai, capital of the Raja Ampat regency, located in the west of the island.
Waigeo Island offers diving, rock islands, scenic bays walled in by towering cliffs, a jungle interior offering good birdwatching, and the cheapest accommodation options in all of Raja Ampat. Aside from diving, Pulau Waigeo has also been bragged as a place for excellent underwater photography due to its bio-diversity and exotic sea creatures. At a depth of approximately 30 meters along the Waiwo Beach, you may get the chance to see white tip reef sharks as well as the black tip reef sharks that are commonly spotted sleeping and sometimes patrolling the blue waters’ depths.

WAYAG
Wayag is one of the four major islands in the Raja Ampat Islands in West Papua province, Indonesia. The island is known for its beautiful atolls and amazing underwater life covering a total area of 155,000 hectares. In this island you may find pristine beaches with unique Karst islands that look like mushrooms sprouting out from the sea. Wayag Island never ceases to amaze. Divers, especially, have been overwhelmed not only by the rich underwater displays, but also by the panoramic beauty of the island as they climb up to its highest platform and observe coves and atolls around. The island is 10 km north of the equator. 

MISOOL
Misool Island is a remote, tropical hideaway, one of four largest islands in the Raja Ampat archipelago.
Located off the west coast of the main island of Papua, directly bordering the Seram Sea, the waters are a veritable traffic lane for many large sea creatures, including whales. The crystal clear turquoise sea-waters allow spectacular views of Misool’s sub-surface colorful treasures even when still aboard your boat. The island is heavily forested and mangrove swamps. A number of petroglyphs can be found on walls of caves throughout the island, dating back approximately 5,000 years.

SALAWATI
Salawati is one of the four major islands in the Raja Ampat Islands in West Papua, Indonesia. Its area is 1623 km². Salawati is separated from New Guinea by the Sele Strait, and from Batanta by the Pitt Strait. Nearly three-quarters of the island of Salawati is sago dense forest. The beauty of Salawati is indeed related to the diversity of the plants and the animals. There are bunkers from World War II, made in the Netherlands and Japan in this island. Another unique fish species called Melanotaenia Salawati had found in this island, This fish’s scaly colors of the rainbow. This fish species can be found in doctor’s rivers.

BATANTA
Batanta is one of the four major islands in the Raja Ampat Islands in West Papua province, Indonesia. Its area is 453 km² and its highest point is 1184 m. The Pitt Strait separates it from Salawati, while the Dampier Strait separates it from Waigeo. The island is blanketed with pristine rainforest. Hence, it is one of the islands in West Papua that is valuable to be explored. The island is not too large. Even, you can see the mountains which are near the coast. Western Batanta is in fact one of the first corners of Raja Ampat that was declared an official nature reserve. In this island, Among the activities you can do include, hiking, bird-watching, diving and snorkeling. For hikers, Batanta offers exciting experience of hiking and trekking.

ARBOREK VILLAGE
The village of Arborek is fast rising as a pioneer among the 18 beautiful villages in West Papua that have embarked on developing local regulations for community-based marine conservation. Along the Arborek pier, divers can simply plunge into the water and instantly find a most intriguing illumination of the glittering of a gorgonian fan just below the surface.
by wikipedia & indonesia tourism

DISTANCE From JAKARTA
4 hours 05 Minutes (Direct Flight)
11 hours (Non Direct Flight)

FLIGHT RECOMMENDATION

JAKARTA to SORONG (Direct)
  • NAM Air 00.05 - 06.10
  • Batik Air 01.50 - 07.10
  • Garuda Indonesia 00.20 - 06.35

    Additional 45 minutes by boat from Sorong to Waisai.
    Boat Schedule :
    09.00 & 13.00

    SORONG to JAKARTA (Direct)
  • Garuda Indonesia 07.35 - 09.15
  • Batik Air 07.50 - 10.00
  • NAM Air 11.55 - 13.50

    Additional 45 minutes by boat from Waigeo to Sorong.
    Boat Schedule :
    09.00 & 13.00

    WONDERFUL RAJA AMPAT
    by Indonesia Tourism




  • PREIS : Beginne
    Am
    IDR
    USD
    13.500.0001.038
    TAGE4    NÄCHTE3
    DAY 1
    07.30 Meet and Greet at the Airport
    08.30 Boat to Waisai
    Snorkeling at Batu Lima
    Snorkeling at Friwen Wall
    DAY 2
    Trekking to Pianemo
    Exploring Arborek
    Snorkeling Yenbuba
    Exploring Pasir Timbul
    Exploring Mioskon Island
    Day 3 (B,L,D)
    07.30 Breakfast
    Free Program
    Check Out and Heading to Waisai Harbour
    Return to Sorong
    Check in at Swiss Belhotel Sorong
    Day 4 (B)
    Souvenir Shopping
    Airport
    NOTE
    The above itineraries are subject to changed due to :
  • Weather & traffic.
  • Local tradition/tribe tradition.
  • Political condition.
  • ENTITLEMENT:
  • Return airport transfer from/to Sorong include driver, petrol, and parking.
  • 2 nights accommodation at Waiwo/Raja Ampat Resort.
  • 1 night accommodation at Swissbell Hotel Sorong with breakfast.
  • Meals : 4 Lunches & 3 Dinners.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Mineral water during trip.
  • Souvenir.

    NOTE
  • The above price consider as a PREMIUM and PRIVATE Tour for minimum quota of 2 persons per trip.
  • Price will be subject to changed without prior notice due to local economic situation in local area (destination).
  • EXCLUDE:
  • Return Airfare to/from Jakarta-Sorong-Jakarta.
  • PIN Raja Ampat
    - WNA at IDR 1,000,000/person (USD76.9).
    - WNI at IDR 500,000/person.
  • Bird Watching at IDR 250,000/person.
  • Personal expenses.

    NOTE - Cost Additional if any:
  • Swissbell Sorong extension : IDR 850,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 450,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Waiwo/Raja Ampat Resort extension : IDR 1,270,000/night-include Breakfast.
    Extra Bed at : IDR 550,000/night-include Breakfast.
  • Surcharge will be applied on :
    • Idul Fitri (4 days prior & 7 days after).
    • Christmas (1 day prior & until New Year).
    • New Year (until 3 days after).
  • High Season Hotel Surcharge : approximately IDR 350,000/room/night
  • High Season Transportation Surcharge : approximately IDR 200,000/car/day

    CHILDREN FARE
  • 5 - 6 years old : NOT RECOMMENDED
  • 7 - 8 years old above : full pricing same as adult.
  • ABOUT RAJA AMPAT
    Far from the view-blocking skyscrapers, dense and hectic concrete jungles, congested traffics, flickering electric billboards, endless annoying noises, and all the nuisances of modern cities, you will find a pristine paradise where Mother Nature and warm friendly people welcome you with all the exceptional wonders in Raja Ampat, the islands-regency in West Papua Province.

    With all the spectacular wonders above and beyond its waters, as well as on land and amidst the thick jungles, this is truly the place where words such as beautiful, enchanting, magnificent, and fascinating gets its true physical meaning.

    Situated off the northwest tip of Bird’s Head Peninsula on Papua, the most eastern Island of the Indonesian Archipelago, Raja Ampat or literally meaning ‘The Four Kings’ is an archipelago comprising over 1,500 small islands, cays, and shoals surrounding the four main islands of Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati, and Misool. The name Raja Ampat itself is believed to derived from a legend where a woman found seven eggs, with four of them hatch and become the kings of the four main islands, while the other three became a woman, a ghost, and a stone.

    For underwater enthusiasts, Raja Ampat definitely offers the some of the world’s ultimate experience. The territory within the islands of the Four Kings is enormous, covering 9.8 million acres of land and sea, home to 540 types of corals, more than 1,000 types of coral fish and 700 types of mollusks. This makes it the most diverse living library for world's coral reef and underwater biota.

    According to a report developed by The Nature Conservancy and Conservation International, around 75% of the world's species live here! Raja Ampat’s sheer numbers and diversity of marine life and its huge pristine coral reef systems are a scuba dream come true – and a fantastic site for snorkelers too.

    As you embark on your dive here, the phrase "Attention to detail" takes on new meaning as pigmy seahorses swim around your fingers. Manta Rays and wobbegongs will glide right by you. Schools of Tuna fish, giant trevallies, snappers, batfish, and even barracudas are there to complete your underwater "meeting list". Not to mention the friendly assistant of the dugong, and a busy colleague, the turtle. Down at the sea floors, giant sea clams measuring to over one meter in length truly offers one of kind close encounter sensation.

    Obviously, there are a lot of diving and snorkeling spots to choose from in this vast waters. Among these are at the Kabui Passage (the very narrow passage between Waigeo and Gam Island crossed by renowned British explorer, Alfred Russell Wallace in 1860), around the Arborek Island’s Dock, Sawandarek, Yenbuba, Friwen Wall, and many-many more.

    While its underwater splendors are beyond exceptional, the landscape above the surface is equally breathtaking. As if it was carefully designed and placed with such aesthetic, the rock islets amidst the clear blue water and bright blue sky in Piaynemo offers some of the most spectacular sceneries on the face of the earth. Looking down from the top of the hill, it almost as seems that Mother Nature painted her finest artwork and offers a glimpse of paradise. Further at , you will also find an amazing rock islets formation in an even bigger scale.
    The incredible wildlife of Raja Ampat does not stop underwater. Amidst the many thick jungles within the islands, ones can still find various bird species including the spectacular Cendrawasih or the bird of Paradise. There is also an endemic species of cuscus, the Waigeou cuscus or Waigeou spotted cuscus (Spilocuscus papuensis) which is a species of marsupial in the family Phalangeridae.

    Side from its endless fascinating natural attractions, Raja Ampat also offer the distinct hospitality of the Papuan. At the , you can stay at a number of homestays and mingle with the locals whilst observing their daily life and unique traditions. When a group of tourists arrived, they usually perform a traditional welcome dance right at the dock and entertained the ‘guests’ with various Papuan folk songs.

    With all its spectacular wonders inland, on the shore, and beyond the waters, and distinct serene ambience that you rarely find anywhere else on earth, Raja Ampat truly offers the ultimate experience ones can only dream of.

    So, whether you are an avid divers, occasional snorkeler, or just someone who appreciated beauty in every sense, Raja Ampat welcomes you to the Heaven on Earth.
    by indonesia tourism
    RESERVATION|PAYMENT|CANCELLATION

    RESERVATION
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  • Reservation may proceed by:
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    PAYMENT
  • Payment subject up to 3 installments, which is :
    − 1st Installment : IDR 5,000,000 (upon RESERVATION).
    − 2nd Installment : 50% from the balance (14 days prior the arrival).
    − 3rd Installment : 50% from the balance (7 days prior the arrival).
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    Account No: 218-170-0850
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    Bank SWIFT Code - IBBKIDJA
    Bank Branch code - 138 (Juanda Branch)
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    CANCELLATION POLICY
  • Cancellation on 12 days on arrival ​will be charged 50% from total purchase.
  • We do not accept any cancellation for the less 14 days prior the arrival.

    NOTE
  • If payment has not been received as above agreement, Butik Trip will undertake unilateral cancellation and there will be no refund deposit for this matter.
  • Butik trip will not be liable to changes or circumstances caused by force majeure (by weather, local tradition, and political condition).