Expensive, Yama Carlos Yet to Visit Raja Ampat

Dwi Ayu Rochani    •    Sabtu, 04 Jul 2015 11:22 WIB
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Expensive, Yama Carlos Yet to Visit Raja Ampat
Yama Carlos. (Photo:Instagram)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: Who does not know about Raja Ampat. The location has become one of the dream vacation spots for travelers. But the lack of infrastructure had resulted in a very expensive traveling expenses to reach this popular tourism destination.

As an artist who enjoys traveling activities, Yama Carlos admitted the expensive traveling fee. To visit Raja Ampat, extra budget is needed.

"According to my opinion, it is a bit too expensive. It's okay for (foreign) tourists to be given expensive price, but for local tourists, please differentiate the price so that everyone may experience Raja Ampat, not only those who are wealthy. All Indonesians should be able to feel it," he said when met at Lebak Bulus area, South Jakarta.

Yama said he really wanted to have a vacation in Raja Ampat, however due to expensive cost, he has to collect enough funds to reach the spot.

"I haven't felt it because I'm still calculating the budget, and finally I'm thinking of how to go to Raja Ampat with the budget that suits me," he said.

As a traveler, Yama hoped that the government is able to provide inexpensive fare for transportation and facilities available in Raja Ampat.

"My hope to the government is to provide economic price to let Indonesians feel their country's natural wealth, it's okay to give expensive price to foreigners, but for us, please give discounts," he concluded. (EPS)