The tip of backpacking today is for those who enjoy expeditions with concentrated doses of beauty: Raja Ampat, located at West Papua, Indonesia. Of course getting there is not easy, which is no surprise considering the condition of the place …
Located in the Indonesian archipelago northwest of New Guinea, Raja Ampat consists of four main islands and more than 1,500 smaller islands. Paradise of unspoiled nature, the archipelago is considered as an “Amazon forest” of the ocean for its great biodiversity with beautiful beaches, reefs and mangroves protected within of the largest marine reserve in the country, a great place for diving. Located in Batbitim Island, the Misool Eco Resort has comfortable bungalows on the crystal clear waters maybe is one of the best from Raja Ampat resorts.
Raja Ampat consists of four main islands Misool, Salawati, Batanta and Waigeo, and more than 1,500 small islands and sandbanks. The easiest way to get to Raja Ampat is to fly to Sorong via Jakarta. The Express Air has daily flights from one point to another.
WHAT TO DO: Snorkeling is already a great option, and coral near the shores has a spectacular vision. But those who enjoy the underwater world cannot get out of there without diving cylinder.
WHERE TO STAY: In Misool Eco Resort, with cabins on the water and a kitchen.
DIVE SITES: There are various, but those better are Kuburan Reef, Cape Mansur, Blue Magic, Mios Kan, Sleeping Barracuda, Blankets Saudy.