Away from the sight of skyscrapers, dense and bustling concrete jungle, overcrowded trails, shimmering electric billboards, endless annoying noises and all the troubles of modern cities, you will find an unspoiled Paradise, where Mother nature and warm friendly people welcome you with all the exceptional wonders in Raja Ampat Islands Regency in the province of West Papua. With all the impressive miracles above and beyond, as well as on land and lush jungle it's really a place where words such as beautiful, charming, gorgeous and captivating, acquire its true physical meaning.
Located on the Northwest tip of Bird's head Peninsula in Papua, the easternmost island of the Indonesian archipelago, Raja Ampat, or literally means the Four kings is an archipelago consisting of more than 1500 small Islands, the edges and shoals surrounding the four main Islands of Waigeo, Batanta, Salawati and Misool. It is believed that the name Raja Ampat comes from a legend where a woman found seven eggs, of which four of them hatch and become kings of the four main Islands, while the other three become a woman, a Ghost and a stone.For underwater enthusiasts, Raja Ampat is definitely offers some of the best in the world experiences. Territory on 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 1000 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.In addition to their endless fascinating natural attractions, the Raja Ampat offers excellent hospitality of Papuan. In the Village tourism Arborek you can stay in several houses and socialize with the locals, observing their everyday life and unique traditions. When a group of tourists arrived, they usually carried out a traditional reception dance right there on the dock and entertain "guests" of various folk songs of Papua.With all its spectacular wonders on land, at the shore, beyond the water and a great relaxing atmosphere that you rarely find anywhere else on earth, Raja Ampat truly offers the ultimate experience, which you can only dream of.So regardless of whether you are active divers, casual snorkeller or just someone who appreciates beauty in all senses, Raja Ampat welcomes you to Heaven on Earth.
Banyuwangi literally means scented water, which is associated with a local legend. Being the most Eastern city in Java, this is where morning first rises in the morning throwing its welcoming rays over Java, this lush green but also most densely populated island. Banyuwangi Regency is spread out over an area of 5,800 square kilometres, including the southern beaches, sheltered Indian ocean, the impressive mountains of the Raung, which is 3228 metres, while mount Merapi is at an altitude of 2800 meters above sea level.