6 days baliem valley, Option b

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Jayapura Arrival by Flight to Wamena, Free at Leisure (-/L/-)
Arrive at Jayapura Sentani Airport and take a short flight to Wamena with schedule 10:30am or 12:00am (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 due bad weather, technical problem, operational of  flight). After arriving in Wamena, transfer to and overnight at The Baliem Pilamo Hotel or similar. Enjoy your leisure afternoon. Lunch at local restaurant and dinner will be on  your account.

Day 02:  Salt Spring,  Mummy, Traditional Dani Houses (B/L/-)
In the morning we drive up to Jiwika in the central Baliem Valley. Our one hour trek begins at the base of the mountain and ascends 300 meters through a beautiful rainforest, reaching 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. In the vicinity we will see more picturesque hamlets. Everywhere the friendly natives offer their arts and crafts, weapons and curiosities for our inspection. In the afternoon drive back to the Hotel. Lunch in Box is provided and Accommodation at hotel, dinner will be on your account  (walk in approx 1-2 hours).
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Day 03:  Panorama of Lake Habema  (B/L/-)
After breakfast at hotel, by four wheels drive car in approx 2 hours. You may stop on the way for photography of beautiful side of Baliem valley (2500 meters above sea level).  Lake Habema is under Trikora Mountain at 4.743 meters above sea level in Papua second highest mountain. Lake habema is wide and cold reflecting the mountain and sky, a sponge of mosses, tea brown streams and strange vegetation. The air is thin and cold and at night every star is visible. No one lives permanently in this forest, as the altitude and thick vegetation preclude sweet potato cultivation. Walking around while enjoy the beautiful nature of lake Habema. Afternoon we drive back to Wamena by four wheels drive car in 2 hours. Lunch in Box is provided and Accommodation at hotel, dinner will be on your account  (walk in approx 1-2 hours).

Day 04: Mock Battle / Traditional Dance, Contilola Cave, Traditional Market (B/L/-)
A special welcome will be given to you upon your arrival in the Village; the tribe member will assemble wearing their best outfit to show their appreciation. The Tribe chief will stand on a Traditional Observation and give the order to his people to celebrate. A special “Mock Battle” is one of the most interesting exhibitions you will see on traveling to Papua. Photographer and moviemakers has said that this unique event cannot be described by words alone, you have to see it with your own eyes.  Lunchboxes will be served in the villages.  On our way back we will visit the famous Kotilola Cave. A section of this huge cave is partially broken down, a condition that contributes to lush vegetation. Stop at traditional market. Lunch in Box is provided and Accommodation at hotel, dinner will be on your account
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Day 05 : Snorkeling in Harlem Beaches  (B/L/-)
Pick up at your accommodation, and by private car to Depapre District for about  2 hours , where we will take a boat charter to take us to  Beautiful Harlem beach for Snorkeling & swimming,   Lunch boxes will be provided. Late afternoon at 15:00 pm by local boat take us back to port and with car transfer back  to Sentani area or to the centre of Jayapura town.  Accommodation at stars hotel.  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 Makasar, Jakarta or Denpasar.

PRICE INCLUDES
♠ 4 Nights stay at Baliem Pilamo Hotel in Wamena or similar (Superior Room)
♠ 1 Night stay at Swiss Belhotel or similar (superior Room)
♠ Meals as specified in the itinerary above
♠ All Tour & Land Transport, Airport Transfers
♠ English speaking local guide.
♠ Mock War dance with dani people
♠ Entrance fees to Villages.
♠ All Necessary Travel Permit

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE
♠ Round trip airfare (Jayapura to Wamena) and Excess baggage fees for overweight luggage
♠ All insurances, Snorkeling Gear, beverages, laundry, telp, tipping.
♠ Personal Expenses in example photography fees for local people, etc..


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