6 days baliem valley, option c

Outline Itinerary

 

baliem valley trekking

Day 01:  Jayapura Arrival by Flight to Wamena – Hiking Through Hesegem Hills (-/L/D)
Arrive at Jayapura Sentani Airport and take a short flight to Wamena with schedule 10:20am or 12:30am (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. Begin  climbing the Hesegem hill on the direction of Kilise. Along the trails, you will meet local people in their activities and yet the scenery is very beautiful around. The tour goes on through Dani settlements with terraced fields and wild groves of sugar cane. All the time we have a wonderful view over the river. In the early afternoon we reach the church of Kilise village where we will stay overnight surrounded by beautiful landscape. Afternoon you may explore the traditional villages and learn about the people way of life. Lunch boxes is provided and dinner will be provided by a cook and stay at local guest house. (Walk approx. 3-4 hours).

Day 02:  Trekking  To  Syokosimo   (B/L/D)
Walk and crossing the  suspension bridge on Baliem River  then hike up to 4-5 hours through the beautiful country side and Dani villages to Hitugi village. You will encounter and greeted by the Dani people who work in their steep sweet potato garden, arrive in Hitugi in the afternoon, lunch en route. If time still permitted then you can continue walking  from Hitugi village, we hike 1,5 hours down to Mugi river and cross the small traditional rope bridge near a small water fall. From the waterfall we still hike 30 minutes and will arrive in the village of Syokosimo, accommodation at the teacher’s guest house.(Walk approx. 5-6hours)

Day 03: Trekking To  Ugem (B/L/D)
Trek  for about 5 hours thru small path surrounded with forest, from Ugem village, we hike down to Mugi river and cross the hanging   bridge. Lunch in box is provided, From this place  we still hike another 4 hours to reach Ugem and next Danis compounds  while to explore and experience the Dani daily life and culture.  Late afternoon arrive in Ugem village. Accommodation at typical local guest houses. Lunch and dinner will provide by our cook. (Walk approx. 5-6 hours)

Day 04: Trekking Return To Kurima – Wamena (B/L/-)
Breakfast at your accommodation, then going down with moderate walk until Kurima sub-district and Yetni river, again you can enjoy very nice view and you probably also can see the Dani men and women sell their product beside the path. Simple lunch will serve beside the spring water and after lunch in another 2 hours we will arrive in Kurima or Yetni river to catch the car for driving back to Wamena and overnight stay at Baliem Pilamo hotel, Dinner will be on your account. (Walk approx. 5-6 hours).

Day 05: 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 Kontilola Cave and stop at traditional market. Return to the Hotel in the late afternoon. Lunch in Box is provided. Dinner will be on your account

Day 06:  By Flight To  Jayapura – Next Destination  (-/-/-).
Without breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight at schedule 06:15 leaving Wamena for Jayapura and direct connect flight to  Sorong, Makasar, Jakarta or Denpasar.  Or we will transfer by car to your accommodation you have booked in Jayapura.

Tour Program and itinerary are subject to change in accordance with local situation and condition. In general:  Infrastructure, Flights, Weather and etc.


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