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Sawinggrai Village, Sorong

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One of the most recognized villages in the area, Sawinggrai Village serves as the habitat of Cenderawasih, the Bird of Paradise and the icon of the papua raised here. Visiting here you will enjoy the iconic references to the Bird of Paradise, whose distinctive movements can resemble a special dance. Four species of the Bird of Paradise are raised here. Be aware that the village is not well-stocked for restaurants, so bring food and snacks as needed. Put Sawinggrai Village into our Sorong vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Sorong.
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  • Usually we stop to lunch and to feed the fish with the flour. We also entertained by a local kids. They can sing and dance  more »
  • Go with a local guide and walk around the forest near Sawinggrai village. I met this local guide during the trip to the bird of paradise. Nice experience but they just take you to a certain place in t...  more »
  • This small village is not much to see above the water. But under the water, it is rich with sea lives. You can find beautiful corrals in the shallow water. Plenty of good size fish and many varieties.  more »

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Where to stay in Sorong

Sorong contains several upscale resorts and business hotels. If you're just passing through, opt for a budget room in the city center. Centrally located rooms remain a clean and convenient lodging option ideal for visitors just stopping for the night. The town's small size guarantees easy access to the ferry harbor from almost anywhere, which means that you'll have plenty of time for a quick Sorong tour regardless of where you stay.
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