Best of Indonesia

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VIDEO: Scenes from Indonesia

On Voyage II, we explore the Raja Ampat and meet the people of the Asmat. Check out videos from these incredible stops:

Underwater in the Raja Ampat

Asmat Warrior Welcome

These two Indonesia expeditions, whether taken separately, or in conjunction, present an exotic blend of culture and nature, showcasing the very best of this enigmatic archipelago.

Voyage I (February 23 - March 8) - Bali to Manado Highlights:

  • Experience intriguing cultures: Bali’s rich artistic heritage, the unique ceremonies of the Flores islanders, and a special overnight excursion to discover Toraja’s complex ancestor worship.
  • Snorkel or dive among dazzling tropical fish and colorful corals—these waters are some of the most biodiverse in the world.
  • Step ashore on Komodo Island and enjoy close encounters with its namesake dragon, a must-see destination on any Indonesia tour.
  • Search for endemic species such as the Sulawesi hornbill black crested macaque and the diminutive tarsier, the world’s smallest primate.
  • Enjoy numerous nature walks and Zodiac cruises which reveal stunning scenery, pristine beaches, and luxuriant tropical landscapes throughout your Indonesia adventure travels.

Voyage II (March 8 - 27) - Manado to Port Moresby Highlights:

  • Spend two exhilarating days in the Asmat—here you are greeted by elaborately decorated “warriors” paddling intricately carved canoes—and invited to learn about their unique culture.
  • Explore the Raja Ampat archipelago whose seas, part of the fabled Coral Triangle, are considered to hold the richest variety of species on the planet.
  • Visit fascinating cultural and historical sites on tiny Ternate Island, long fought over for its bounty of cloves.
  • Snorkel or dive in Bunaken National Marine Park, a World Heritage Site that is home to nearly 70 percent of all fish species known to the Indo-western Pacific region.
  • Tour MacCluer Gulf’s breathtaking coastline and meet the seafaring tribes who populate its shores.

Expedition Activities

Birding, Culture, Photography, Snorkeling, Wildlife & Nature

Multimedia

  • Komodo Dragon

  • Rice paddies, Bali

  • MacCluer Gulf

  • Sulphur-crested Cockatoo

  • Asmat Warriors

  • Asmat Warrior

  • Rainbow Lorikeets

  • Asmat Shields

  • Zodiac cruise

  • Zodiac cruise