Raja Ampat in West Papua is included in the must-visit destinations in Asia in 2020. It is no less popular than Tokyo or Macau.
This was also written in Fodor’s Go List 2020, a global travel magazine that has been recognized by many travelers around the world. The data was reviewed on the official website as seen by detikTravel, Thursday (15/10/2020).
“Far on the eastern side of the Indonesian Archipelago in West Papua, the Raja Ampat Islands give travelers a reason to come and visit as the world’s coral triangle,” read its review.
Fodor compared the marine beauty of Raja Ampat with the wallpapers on computers and mobile phones, which are often very beautiful.
“There are 4 main islands, but it has a total of 1,500 with other islands,” it is added.
Furthermore, Fodor revealed that the true beauty of Raja Ampat lies beneath the surface of the water. The transparent sea water to colorful coral reefs will make the traveler feel like he/she is in another world.
“Divers make Raja Ampat a mandatory list at the top, but if you are not a diver, the coral reefs and their contents can be enjoyed by snorkeling.”
Apart from Raja Ampat, a number of other well-known destinations in Asia are also included in Fodor’s prestigious choice this year. Here’s the complete list:
1. Hoi An, Vietnam
2. Macau, China
4. Jaisalmer, India
5. Raja Ampat, Indonesia
6. Luang Prabang, Laos
7. Tokyo, Japan