Sorong travel guide

Sorong Tourism | Sorong Guide

You're Going to Love Sorong

With a population of 125,535, Sorong is the largest city in West Papua, Indonesia by the number of inhabitants. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 3 days in order to fully appreciate everything Sorong has to offer.

When to visit Sorong

Sorong in August
Estimated hotel price
$33
1 night at 3-star hotel
Sorong in August
Estimated hotel price
$33
1 night at 3-star hotel

Looking for warm weather? Then head to Sorong in April, when the average temperature is 84.2 °F, and the highest can go up to 89.6 °F. The coldest month, on the other hand, is June, when it can get as cold as 77 °F, with an average temperature of 80.6 °F. You’re likely to see more rain in June, when precipitation is around 13.4″. In contrast, February is usually the driest month of the year in Sorong, with an average rainfall of 6.3″.

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How to Get to Sorong

Plane

When flying to Sorong, you’ll arrive at Sorong Jefman (SOQ), which is located 2 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Sorong from the United States departs from New York and takes around 29h 50m.

Plane

When flying to Sorong, you’ll arrive at Sorong Jefman (SOQ), which is located 2 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Sorong from the United States departs from New York and takes around 29h 50m.

Airports near Sorong

Airlines serving Sorong

Etihad Airways
Good (839 reviews)
Garuda Indonesia
Excellent (47 reviews)
Batik Air
Good (19 reviews)
TransNusa
Excellent (1 reviews)
Lion Air
Good (24 reviews)
Sriwijaya Air
Mediocre (1 reviews)
Wings Air
Good (4 reviews)

Where to stay in popular areas of Sorong

Most booked hotels in Sorong

Swiss-Belhotel Sorong
3 stars
Good (7.9, 1104 reviews)
$50+
favehotel Sorong
3 stars
Good (7.6, 253 reviews)
$39+
Vega Prime Hotel & Convention
3 stars
Good (7.6, 198 reviews)
$40+

Renting a car in Sorong

Expect to pay $3.37 per gallon in Sorong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $40.43 and $53.90.

Expect to pay $3.37 per gallon in Sorong (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $40.43 and $53.90.