Best Way to Raja Ampat

Often the question arises of friends who want to reach the tourist area of ​​Raja Ampat, the most convenient type of transport used and where the point of departure to the Raja Ampat.

Raja Ampat located in eastern Indonesian islands, precisely on the West Papua Province. Say the agreed departure point of the capital city of Jakarta and you are advised to avoid the peak holiday season in mid-year and year-end.

Gamfi Island, Raja Ampat

Flight Jakarta - Sorong

1. Provide time to searching on an arlines website to the route service Jakarta-Sorong, such as Garuda Indonesia, Wings Air, and Air Express.
2. Information tickets price range USD 300 (equivalent to Rp 3,000,000,-) in the promo season, while in the holiday season approximately USD 500-600.

The fishermen

The trip from the airport of Sorong to the Port of Sorong

1. Upon arriving at the Eduard Airport, Sorong, you need to find your way to the port of Sorong.
2. Use public transportation vehicles (yellow color transportation), rate USD 0.5 (equivalent to Rp 5.000,-)

Port of Misool, Raja Ampat

The journey from the Port of Sorong to Waisai, Raja Ampat

1. Use the fast ferry services to the city of Waisai, Raja Ampat. Tickets US $ 13 (equivalent to Rp 150.000,-)
2. Alternative transportation, ride aboard a speedboat or the people fishermen ship at the cost of US $ 12 (equivalent to Rp 120,000,-) per person - 2 hour long journey.

Highly recommended if you really want to go there, the trip to Raja Ampat with your friends or group travel trip, the intention is to reduce the cost while in Raja Ampat.

(Source B Kusuma, SY Winata - West Papua, travelKompas /Images P Widi Hatmi)


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