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Papua is the eastern island in Indonesia, comprising west Papua and Papua provinces. Even though this islands is not well developed as the other provinces in Indonesia, but it’s really stunning to explore. Natives Papuan live in the jungle, still practicing their cultural and traditional value on a daily basis. Locals still wear a traditional costume like Koteka that makes it interesting to see. The Papuan culture is most distinctive and isolated culture in the world.
When it comes to the best travel destination, Papua is the right place for those who love authentic and exotic destinations. Raja Ampat, for example, is the current famous destination in Indonesia, comprising hundreds of jungle-covered small islands. The water activities like diving, snorkeling, and cruising are the main things that you can do here. Raja Ampat has hundreds type of marine life including 1,427 species of fish, 550 species of the coral reef, whales, and many more.