If you don’t like trekking in the Baliem Valley and wanted to view the biggest Unique festival in Papua by just a little walk to explore the villages of Dani people, interact with local people, Spend whole day at the Festival site and participate in various activities of the Festival. The Baliem Valley Cultural Festival Aug 08th – 11th’ 2017 is a very rare chance to witness clans from different indigenous tribes displaying their culture and skills in tribal warfare, dance and music. It is a truly unforgettable experience and a real once in a lifetime opportunity. Don’t b be late to book now..
AUGUST 7th (Monday):
Jayapura By Flight To Wamena – Suroba Traditional Village (-/L/-)
It is recommended to be arrive in Papua at Sentani Airport one day earlier (August 6th). Meet upon arrival at Sentani Airport, from here you will be dropped directly to another gate for catch the another flight depart to Wamena at 10.30am. Meet with other people of Group in the Airport. (baggage allowed for this 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 due bad weather, technical problem, operational of flight). Upon arrival at Wamena airport, Check in to your hotel location in the town then by walking in 5 minutes to the local restaurant for having a lunch.
After lunch by car to Aikima village to explore the Local traditional people of baliem valley. Along the way you will find the Dani’s working in their sweet potatoes fields and will see their daily activities. Arrive at Suroba, walk through the pine forest, We will hike in 1-2 hours through the beautiful countryside and traditional houses of Dani people but you can not avoid a muddy & slippery path with single log bridge). Enjoy the beautiful nature setting and crossing a bridge over Aike river. We will arrive in the late afternoon at hotel, Dinner will be on your account.
AUGUST 8th (Tuesday):
Baliem Valley Festival (B/L/-)
After breakfast, we will drive up to Napua nearby Military post for overview of Baliem Valley, it will be good for photography. Way back down and we will stop to visit Baliem Valley Festival. Baliem Valley Festival-As indicated in the calender that today is a for you to enjoy the Baliem Valley Festival. (entrance fee to ther festival have included) Your guide is with you all day to ensure you understand what is going on and enjoy every minute of this unique tribal festival. Spend the day at the Festival site and participate in various activities of the Festival. The Baliem Valley Cultural Festival is a very rare chance to witness clans from different indigenous tribes displaying their culture and skills in tribal warfare, dance and music. It is a truly unforgettable experience and a real once in a lifetime opportunity. Lunch boxes will be provided in the festival place. Late afternoon drive back to Wamena and stay at Medium Accommodation. Dinner will be on your account.
AUGUST 9th (Wednesday):
Baliem Valley Festival (B/L/-)
Still on the festival, After breakfast we will travel by chartered car to the location of the Baliem Valley festival (entrance fee to ther festival have included). The place where they hold the ceremony changes from year to year. The festival has many traditional activities. There is traditional Dani tribe dancing and singing. Also there is a mock battle to show you how they used to fight in the old days. And there are newer activities, like bow and arrow competitions. And even foreigners can get involved in this activity. All tour and festival dates will be adjusted according to local condition. You will have a chance to see and enjoy these cultural festival for one day. Lunch boxes will be provided in the festival place. Late afternoon drive back to Wamena for accommodation. Dinner will be on your account.
AUGUST 10th (Thursday):
Salt Spring, Mummy, Traditional Dani Houses (B/L/-)
In the morning we drive up to Kurulu district in the central Baliem Valley, read more
Above program and itinerary is flexible or depend on local conditions, flights, weather, etc
Occasionally it be necessary to alter or amend itineraries, accommodation and sightseeing arrangement from our agreement of trip, this may be due to the road, weather, infrastructure, local condition and other operational need prevailing at the time and is always made in the best interest of your comfort.
Included in The Tour Price
# Internal flights: Jayapura/Wamena/Jayapura (return)
# 4 Nights stay at superior room of Medium Accommodation in the town of Wamena
# Meals as indicated above
# All Tour, transfers In/Out
# Land Transports to the villages
# English-speaking guide
# Entrance fees to Villages & Baliem Valley Festival
Not Included in The Tour Price
All Insurance, Dinner in the town, Laundry, Telephone, Beverage
Photography fee for local people (small pieces of rupiah is recommended)
other personal expenses.
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