Seram, Gunung Binaiya
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This rarely-climbed Ribu is the highest peak on the island of Seram and is part of the Manusuela National Park. Fly from Jakarta to Ambon and take a boat to Seram. The trail starts at only a few metres above sea level so it is quite an undertaking. You will need guides and at least a week camping in the mountains. There is a route from the north and a route from the south, but both are via the villages of Maraina and Kanikeh:
Route from the north: Soulunu – Mangga Dua – Yahe – Piliana – Camp 1 (1,280m) – Air Merah – Camp 2 – Puncaqk Ina Putih (2,280m) – Maraina – Selumena – Kanikeh – Way Huhu – Way Puku – Biniaya Summit (3,027m)
Route from the south: Moso – Liang Amarawele – Way Kapakasitamu – Puncak Nasalala- Manusela – Maraina – Selumena – Kanikeh – Way Huhu – Way Puku – Biniaya Summit (3,027m)
There is a second lesser peak (3,019m) further on from Way Puku.