6 days baliem valley & papua jungle trip

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:  Jayapura Arrival – By Flight Wamena, Panorama, Traditional Dani Houses   (-/L/-)
Arrive at Sentani Airport or you will be meeting by  our staff  and continue check in for next flight to Wamena with schedule at 09:00 or 11:00 pm.  (baggage allowed for these flight is 10kg only per passenger, as you can leave your unnecessary baggage in Jayapura with us before leaving. (please note: the flights are delayed very often) Upon arrival at Wamena airport transfer to Baliem Pilamo Hotel.  After lunch we begin our tour to explore Aikima and Suroba of Baliem valley,  Along the way you will find the Danis working in their sweet potatoes fields and will see their daily activities. Arrive at Suroba, walk through the pine forest, enjoy the beautiful nature setting and crossing a bridge over Aike river before you arrive at the main road where the car is waiting for you. We will hike in 1-2 hours through the beautiful countryside and traditional houses of Dani people. Return and We will visit traditional unique Market,  We return to the hotel in the late afternoon. Dinner will be on your account.

Day 02:  Salt Spring,  Mummy,  Mock Battle/Traditional Dance, Traditional Dani Houses  (B/L/-)
In the morning we drive up to Jiwika in the central Baliem Valley. Our one the traditional salt spring of a Dani clan. Clothed in their traditional costumes, the native inhabitants will demonstrate the old techniques of the salt production. Following the demonstration, we will have our lunch on the mountains base then walk down to a Kurulu hamlet, where a very old mummy of the famous Dugum clan is proudly presented for your viewing. Afterwards the women show us how the brought brine is processed.  hour trek begins at the base of the mountain and ascends 300 meters through a beautiful rainforest, reaching In the vicinity we will see more picturesque hamlets. Everywhere the friendly natives offer their arts and crafts, weapons and curiosities for our inspection. A special welcome will be given to you upon your arrival in the Vilage; the tribe member  will assemble wearing their best outfit to show their appreciation. In Anemoigi to view the Mock Battle by Dani Tribe. The Tribe chief will stand on a Traditional Observation and give the order to his people to celebrate. A special “Ceremony” it is one of the most interesting exhibitions you will see on traveling to Papua. You will see and experience the local culture and  have an opportunity to interact with local villagers. Handicraft are available. Return and We will visit traditional Market. Lunch in Box is provided and Accommodation at hotel, dinner will be on your account

Day 03:  Wamena – Jayapura/Sentani –  Jungle  (B/L/D)
Breakfast and transfer to the Airport for fly return to Jayapura, arrive in Jayapura, proceed by car drive to foot Mt  Cyclop in 3 hours,  Lunchboxes have provided. Walking in to the rain forest in approx 3-4 hours. Sometimes to cross the river we’ll chop down a tree and build a provisional bridge. We will be at all times accompanied by porters / scout  hired from the village. We will have a unique chance to experience the beauty and menacing power of one of the wildest stretches of rainforest in the world. The participants of  the tour will get an opportunity to admire the untouched flora and fauna, learn a few basic rules of survival in the jungle, possibly with a chance of going hunting.

Our porter will set up the traps to catch  wild pigs. Wild pigs can be eated but when we found Kun kun, Wallaby, Kus Kus,  Casoary and all kind of birds we must to release them from our trap because those animals are protected as well as we are supposed to keep from the destruction and extinction.  We will arrive at jungle in the late afternoon .  Lunch boxes and simple dinner will be prepared by guide and stay at tents in  the rain forest.

Day 04:  Jungle / Flora &  Fauna   (B/L/D)
Early in the morning at 05.00am, from here we will explore the jungle, we may walk in 2-3 hours further into the jungle. Box lunch is provided, base on our previous experience we could watch some kinds of birds like Hornbill, Cacatoo, King Bird of Paradise, Bird of Cassuary, Mambruk and some other small birds. Please to provide a high Zoom Camera for Better Photograpgy.   Return walk to the Camp for having lunch, after Lunch at camp, Fishing can be done at small river. just a small fishes you can catch in the river, but turtle and crocodile also can bite you!.  Whole day we explore the jungle. We return to the camp in the late afternoon Lunch boxes and simple dinner will be prepared by  guide and stay at tents in  the rain forest.

Day 05:  Jungle /Flora & Fauna –  Return   (B/L/-)
In the morning before having breakfast, You still have some time to explore and see the birds  incase  you do not see in previous day. After breakfast, Walk return to the end of road for 3-4 hours and proceed by car in 3 hours drive return to Sentani Area or City Centre for Accommodation. We will arrive in the hotel in the late afternoon Dinner will be on your account.

Day 06:  Jayapura – Departure ( B/-/-)
After breakfast at your hotel,  by car transfer you to the airport in approx 70 minutes leaving Jayapura for Sorong, Jakarta, Denpasar.

The Program/itinerary is flexible, depend on local conditions, flights, weather, and etc……………

♥ 2 Night stay at Medium Hotel in Wamena (Superior Room)
♥ 2 Night stay at tents in the Jungle with standard Sleeping bags and Mats
♥ 1 Night stay at Swiss Belhotel, Horison Hotel, Aston Hotel or similar (Superior Room)
♥ Meals as specified in the itinerary above
♥ All Tour & Land Transport, Airport Transfers
♥ English speaking local guide, Porter to carry our Equipment/stuffs for jungle trip
♥ Mock War/dance with dani people in baliem valley
♥ Entrance fees to Villages & Entrance fees/Conservation fee
♥ All Necessary Travel Permit

♥ All insurances, Beverages, laundry, telp
♥ Other Personal Expenses.