Tips for Those of You Who Want to Visit Wayag, Raja Ampat

The origin of the name Raja Ampat according to the myth of the local community comes from a woman who found seven eggs. Four of them hatch into four separated princes and each ruler of Waigeo, Salawati, Misool Timur and Misool Barat. Meanwhile, three other eggs became ghosts, a woman, and a stone. In the course of history, Raja Ampat territory has long been inhabited by noble society and apply the customary system of Maluku . In this system, society is a group of people. Each village is led by a king . Since the founding of the five Muslim sultanates in Maluku, Raja Ampat became part of the claim of the Tidore Sultanate . After the Tidore Sultanate was subdued from the Netherlands, the Raja Ampat Islands became part of the claim of the Dutch East Indies .

Wayag becomes an iconic place in Raja Ampat . But before going there are some things to watch out for.  With a charming 360 degree panorama, Wayag must be reached by a steep terrain. Not only that, the traveler must also travel for hours from the center of Raja Ampat , namely Waisai . Likewise with time, and items to carry. detikTravel, Thursday (19/4/2018) has summarized the points. Here's more:

1. Watch the time of visit 
Wayag best enjoyed when the weather is sunny. Do not be afraid of the stinging sun, because this is the best moment. Come from 09:00 to 15:00 CET. At this moment Wayag is in good shape. Avoid late afternoon to night, because the scenery is not as good as during the day. In addition, it is safer than visiting late in the evening.

2. Wear comfortable clothes
Terrain to the top Wayag fairly steep and difficult. Note also the clothes worn. It's good, use light pants and clothes and absorb sweat. Avoid using oversized clothes as they may be involved in coral reefs.

3. Use trekking shoes
Because the climb is still rocky karst and sharp, it is better to use shoes or sandals of the mountain. This is so that the traveler is protected from injuries or foot pain. Do not leave your feet bare or wear flip flops. In addition to dangerous, there are some slippery terrain.

4. Bring drinking water
Although from a distance look close, in fact reaching the top Wayag quite tiring. In order for health to stay awake and avoid dehydration, bring a bottle of drinking in the traveler's bag. But, do not throw garbage carelessly yes!

5. Do not come without a guide
Important! Do not ever come without a guide, especially if the traveler has never been there. This is because the Wayag terrain is difficult and special landing is needed, so it takes a skilled person to keep the traveler safe.

6. Bring in P3K tools
Just in case, bring a P3K tool in case any injured limbs are present. So much easier when things go wrong.

You will find a pristine paradise where Mother Nature and warm friendly people welcome you with all the exceptional wonders in Raja Ampat, the islands-regency in West Papua Province. With all the spectacular wonders above and beyond its waters, as well as on land and amidst the thick jungles, this is truly the place where words such as beautiful, enchanting, magnificent, and fascinating gets its true physical meaning.