TEMPO.CO, Jayapura - Let’s not make a long travel-distance be a hitch when it comes to get drown in a vibrant festival such as Lake Sentani Festival, which will be held starting June 19 until June 23. Lake Sentani is 20 kilometer west of Papua province’s capital city, Jayapura.
The lake is accessible with many kinds of transporation means only in 20 minutes from Jayapura. Public transportation that serves Abepura-Sentani route can be a choice to hop on.
For those coming from outside Jayapura, Sentani Airport serves both national and international flights. Available airlines include Garuda Indonesia, Lion Air, Sriwijaya Air, Batik Air and Express Air. Sentani Airport is only 15 to 30 minutes away from Lake Sentani.
After enjoying the cultural event or the stroll around the lake, you can stay over at nearby hotels or at residents’ guest houses. At least 26 hotels and guesthouses are available around the lake. Besides, guesthouses that are located in surrounding islands and villages often selling traditional crafts and culinary.
Overall, the annual Lake Sentani Festival that is held in the east Indonesia is worth visiting. Let’s go to Sentani, everyone!