A Journey to Yenbesser Village in Waigeo Island, Raja Ampat
More people are into nature tourism, as they want to get relaxed and feel a peaceful atmosphere. In Raja Ampat Regency, there is a nice reference. The name is Yenbesser Village, which is located on Waigeo Island. The location is near to Waisai City, after all. That means tourists can reach it without hassles. Due to its superb serenity, the village is suitable for relaxation and photography. It also becomes a checkpoint for those spending a holiday in Waisai. Thanks to the strategic location.
With the help of tour guide, tourists can easily explore Yenbesser Village. It takes less than an hour from Waisai City. The atmosphere is cool, as many trees grow there. Plus, the environment is clean, which satisfy all visitors. The presence of traditional houses makes it more interesting to explore, especially for photographers. Next, it is related to the villagers. They often approach tourists and introduce their local foods to visitors. Some of them even speak English fluently, so they can be a recommended tour guide with a cheaper fee.
Exploring Yenbesser Village
Here is the thing. Yenbesser Village is located near to a small forest. This explains why the nuance is quite shady and calm. The songs of local birds are often heard, especially in the morning. There is even an opportunity to perform trekking in such location. For those who are into photography, many good objects are available there. These include birds, a beach, trees, and sunset, and much more. Even locals’ daily routines become a good attraction. The best time to take pictures is either in the morning or afternoon, actually.
Apart from photography, the village is suitable for birdwatching either. Thanks to the habitat of local birds and lush trees. The location for such activity is a little bit far from the settlement, though. It takes a small trekking to reach the location, so tourists should have a good stamina prior to visiting the spot. Carrying bottled water is also recommended, which is helpful during trekking. Apart from birds, visitors can also reach local lobster conservation. They are allowed to buy some of them, in fact.
At the end of the adventure, it is recommended to visit Waisai City. After all, it is included in a tour package when visiting Yensbesser. Apart from its fame of being the capital of Raja Ampat Regency, Waisai is also famous for its beaches. The most popular one is WTC Beach, which becomes the next tour destination for those visiting Yenbesser. Moreover, many other tourist spots are available in the location. What people need are some references and money. That’s all.
- Waisai City
- Mansuar Island
- Kawe Island
How to Get There
Waigeo Island is the biggest one among others, and it is easy to reach due to the presence of Marinda Airport, which is located in Waisai City. This becomes the prime destination, after all. Once tourists get there, they may use any local transportation to reach Yenbesser Village. Have no worries. The trip won’t take much time.
Where to Stay
- Waigeo Villa
- Waiwo Dive Resort
- Cottage Water Waigeo
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