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into the mountains near Anggi lakes

Jeep trip

In the mountains surrounding Manokwari there live a tribe Arfak, which is completely from the people living on the island of the Gulf of Cenderawasih. Two large lakes Anggi Gita (The Lake of Women) and Anggi Gigi (The Lake of Men) are situated 2000 metres high.

Day 1

  • jeep ride from Manokwari to the town of (4 hours)
  • trip into mountains (crossing the mud, steep climbs, breaks in the nice views points)
  • trip to Anggi Gita lake, for those who wish: a bath in the cold water
  • evening campfire on the mountain pass at 1800 metres and overnight in tents

Day 2

  • trip to the highest point of the mountains on 2400 metres
  • stop in the village of the tribe Arfak
  • drive to the Lake of Men (Anggi Gigi)
  • drive down to Ransiki and trip back to Manokwari