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Lorentz National Park is located in the province of Papua, Indonesia. With an area of 2, 4 million hectares; Lorentz is a national park in Southeast Asia and is recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage site.

Since the beginning of the years 2003 until now, WWF-Indonesia Region Papua Sahul is currently working on topography in the area of this attractions.


In 2003 - 2006

In 2003 - 2006, WWF has done topography in Lorentz Park who in district Kurima, Yahukimo. And in 2006 -2007 in district Sawaerma, Asmat.

The name of Lorentz National Park from an explorer of Netherland (Hendrikus Albertus Lorentz). He's doing an expedition and pass through the area in 1909.

A vacation idea in National Park Papua is good. The life of animals and is one of tourist attractions of most beautiful in eastern Indonesia.


Flora and Fauna are protected in Lorentz National Park

This area is a forestThis area is a forest that has not been visited by humans. I mean is this forest is natural.

There are many kinds of vegetation like a grass, mountain forest, swamps, river the edge of forest and others.

There's a hundred twenty-three species of mammals and six hundred thirty thousand species of birds. About 70% of birds live in Papua can be found.

The birds like quail snow, parrot, birds of paradise, pigeons, megapodes, and cassowaries.

A species of mammals this area is a Zaglossus bruijnii, Tachyglossus aculeatus, tiger and kangaroos.

While the types of flora that were found was Nypa fruticans, Rizhophora apiculata, Pandanus julianettii, Colacasia esculenta, Avicennia marina, Podocarpus pilgeri and Nauclea coadunata. The beauty of flora and fauna to be the object that appeals to nature lovers.


Culture
Every province in Indonesia's diverse cultures, traditions, ethnicities, and languages. (if you're visiting several provinces.

For example, in Papua, which has biodiversity and culture.

The cultural estimated age of thirty thousand years and is home about nine ethnic groups different.

The Asmat with Joerat and Emariu Ducur, Ndgua, Somahai, Dani (Hupla, Mukoko, Hiriakup), Dani west or Lani, Moni or Dem, Amungme or Damal, Sempan and Komoro.


The Asmat are very populer


The Asmat are very popular in foreign countries because of his statue is unique and fantastic. You cloud that statue is work of the world's culture.
    The way to Lorentz

    Month August to December is the best to visit. To go there, starting from Timika city.

    The journey continues to south on a boat in Sawa Erma port. Once there, you can follow the path until in peak Trikora.

    The scenery of nature, birds singing, beetles in a tree.

    For you lovers photography, you'll find plenty of unusual places to be shot by the camera.

    Basic knowledge about climbing mountain, navigation and survival must be controlled by tourists.


    Make sure your body in prime condition. With the smoothness of your adventure, you should contact management before deciding.


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