Western Papua occupies the western half of New Guinea. This island is located immediately south of the equator, and is the world’s second largest island, following Greenland. Western Papua provides a panoply of Old World tropical species.
Papua is the largest province in Indonesia with the Christian population majority. In addition to the land, Papua also has many islands along the coast. There are Biak, Numfor, Yapen and Mapia on the north coast. In the southern coast, there is also Kalepon Island, Komoran, Adi, Dolak, and Panjang, while in the eastern part adjacent to Papua New Guinea. In Papua, there are hundreds of ethnicities with different cultures and customs. The population of Papua itself can be divided into 3 major group namely coastal, rural areas and mountainous inhabitants. There are hundreds of developing regional languages, which make it difficult to communicate between one ethnic and another. Therefore, the Indonesian language is used as the official language of the people of Papua up to the hinterland.
Yes, in Papua.. tropical rain forest that is a paradise for wild flora and fauna stretched like carpet of green trees covering most of the areas. As an archipelago, it reserves millions of wealthy underwater life. While on the land, the mystery wraps its ancestral societies consist of more than 256 different ethnics and languages, in which traditional culture is still stubbornly persisted.
Only in Papua, you will find varied native’s cultural attractions never found anywhere else in the world, and PT. Adventure Carstensz is proud to bring about this tourism potency of Papua Indonesia to you to experience
The journey of PT Adventure Carstensz as a world tour operator for ecotourism and travel throughout the Carstensz Pyramid in Papua cannot be separated from the role of Maximus Tipagau. Since 2008, Maximus established Adventure Carstensz, a tourism company based in Papua. He believes that companies engaged in tourism will bring prosperity to the people of Papua. However, starting from 2010, Maximus introduced Papua travel in Internationale Tourismus-Bourse (ITB) Berlin and World Travel Market (WTM) in London. In 2016, Adventure Carstensz continues to expand its network to Spain and Austria through the event FITUR Madrid and Ferien Messe in Austria.
Some media noted, Maximus was the first person from Papua who promotes Carstensz Pyramid. Maximus has also been a speaker at several national and international events in Europe. Men born in 1983 also have produced a book entitled “Guide to Carstensz Pyramid in West Papua” in 2015. Maximus did not only focus on the tourism business. These hard-working men established Somatua Foundation aimed to build independence, skills and equity in education and health. Maximus, through Somatua Foundation, is also actively involved in Doctor Share, flying doctors service to isolated areas.
Native and endemic to Western Papua of Indonesia, Dingiso is a species of tree-kangaroo that inhabit highlands. As believed and assumed to be the ancestor of and by the Moni tribe of Papua, Dingiso is necessarily an inportant symbol for the Moni people.
Among Indonesian islands, Papua is one that possesses a unique geographical morphology. Its shape alone, being isolated, already has a powerful charm to cognition.
Beside being the tallest spot in Indonesia and Oceanian region, 4,884 meters above the sea level, Carstensz Pyramid also considered as one among the greatest of world seven summits. These facts make the fame of its name so popular throughout continents.
The joint of a powerfully expressive elements with no doubt give birth to a stronger representation if one to the other integrates to arrange one new image: a brand new collage that is rich with time-enduring values. Light and dark are the inevitables, authentic! They frame – as those that place the sky and earth – width and height. And blue is the calm and peace for ist beholders; a bsis to set feet on, set sail and keep the chin up.
Become an agent that continuosly introduces the nature and culture of Papua to the world and opens job oppotunities as widely to local people through ecotourism and climbing expedition tp Carstensz Pyramid.
1. Give the oppotunity to the rural communities in Papua to learn and interact directly with people through tourism and institutional cooperation with national and international institutions for the development or research on the biodiversity of Carstensz.
2. Actively introduces Papuan culture to the world, thus encourage Papuan to love and proud of the ancestral culture more
3. Actively engage in improving the economy of local communities through educaion and cooperation with various parties in the field of tourism and creation of creative at the village level to reduce urbanization and financial dependence on local goverment and the private sector.