Enchanting Jayapura and Surrounding
The city of Jayapura, overlooks the Yos Sudarso Bay, offering fantastic view for its visitors, especially from the communication based tower situated on one of the hills dominating the city. Your Land Adventure today starts from the Museum Loka Budaya, This museum is actually part of the Cendrawasih University complex. Many wonderful Papuan artifacts are housed here, with the Asmat carvings being quite splendid and amongst the best of their kind in Indonesia, outside of the Agats region. You and your fellow guests will then proceed to Skyland to see and explore the Buddhist temple. From here, you will depart to Lake Sentani, cross the lake onboard local boats to visit a native tribe (Sentani Assey). Here you will observe interesting insight into the daily Sentani tribe family life of the village folk and dances also the painstaking method of hand carving that is still used today using simple traditional tools, then back to Lake Sentani for lunch at Yougma Restaurant, set on the lake side. After lunch, you will drive to Hamadi Market and souvenirs shop, and then depart to Fisherman dock before the drive back to harbor and your SeaDream yacht.
Notes: The best local transportation is with a non - air condition bus/motor coach and includes the following; local English speaking guide, entrance fees, local boat ride, cultural dance performance, refreshment, lunch at a local restaurant. Maximum capacity of the bus is 25 guests but will fill only with 16 for comfort. Local boat ride to explore Lake Sentani and visit to Assey island over the lake, we will use local motorized canoe (long boat) with 25 or 40 PK engine, without roof cover and seat on mad-flat wooden deck. SeaDream will provide guests with water sports type life vests. A compulsory of taking the local snacks reserve by YOUGMA restaurant to compensation of using their facilities (toilets and jetty) for embarkation/disembarkation for the trip to Assey island over the Lake Sentani. A minimum participation is required to operate all Yachting Land Adventures and some have limited capacity. All adventures and prices in the SeaDream Yachting Land Adventures program are subject to change. Not all of the land adventures shown will be offered on all voyages and departure times are subject to change. Final pricing and departures times will be published onboard.
Duration: 7 hours
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