Consulate of Indonesia
Yerevan, Armenia
Israyelyan Street, Bld. 37/147
0015 Yerevan, Armenia
Tel: + 374 10 528825
Fax:+ 374 10 565669
E-mail: [email protected]
Main page



It is the most eastern island of Indonesia, the one of the largest island of Indonesian archipelago. Sharing its borders with Papua New Guinea, Papua is a land of snow-capped mountains, deep, lush valley, dense jungles and swamps. Its mountains and valleys are trekkers` paradise. Steep highland trails lead to traditional honai villages and the chance to meet friendly local people.
Enjoy the beautiful natural landscape of Papua by visiting Lake Sentani and take a boat ride. For diving and snorkeling, go to the coral triangle, the heart of the world's coral reef biodiversity, and welcome aboard to Raja Ampat, the world's richest variety species of marine animals and coral, which also contains Cendrawasih Bay, the largest marine national park in Indonesia. On Biak Island, see the bird of paradise and other rare species in the bird park on Bosnik.
Snowcapped Mountain peaks towering over glacial lakes, Mount Carstenz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya), the highest in the ocean continent (4,884 m above sea level). Honay is the traditional house of Papua, shaped housing with coarse grass roofs and wooden walls without windows. They are mostly found in Wamena in Jayawijaya Regency. Along the remote southeast coast, live the Asmat people, famous for their artistic “primitive” woodcarving and other treasures. The right chance to observe the rich culture of the hinterland is by seeing The Baliem festival, the massive tribal attraction involving all natives group on the surrounding area of the giant valley. All tribes bring their attributes, kotekas, art and crafts. The festival is held on every August or September.