6 days baliem valley, option d

Outline Itinerary

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.  (Please note: flights are very often delayed due to weather conditions and we strongly recommend carrying baggage as needed for your trip in the Baliem valley. We will help you to arrange it and keep it with us before leaving).  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)
After breakfast, proceed to Syokosimo village down to hanging bridge of baliem river. Today’s walk is a little harder with narrow and slippery paths up of the hills with about 1.800 meters of elevation. But you may also enjoying the nature’s beauty, and along the trail you will meet local people with friendly smile. Lunch  en route  Dinner and overnight stay at a teacher’s house or school.  (Walk Approx. 4-5 hours)

Day 03:  Trekking To Hitugi  (B/L/D)
The next morning after breakfast, You will continue a short trek up to Hitugi village.
Be ready for trekking your way up hill all the way to the village, in return you will not only get the most incredible scenery along the way but also the chance to interact with local people working on the field. Dinner and overnight at school or local houses of  Hitugi.

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. 6-7 hours

Day 05:   Wamena – By Flight To Jayapura / City Tour  (B/L/-)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to  Jayapura at schedule at 09:00. Upon your arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura by car drive  to Kalkote Dock to have a local boat  for excursion at Lake Sentani, we could do a lake tour 1-2hours in the this lake by seeing local people with their traditional life. Walk around and seeing the local people of Sentani tribe making their arts, bark painting, neckles, and variety of handy craft. Lunch at Local restaurant near lake Sentani.  On the way to get to downtown of Jayapura we will stop at Cenderawasih Museum (open 09:00 am-15:00 pm), and Hamadi Souvenir Market. Transfer to hotel for Check in.  In the evening you will have a lot of time to explore all sides of Jayapura downtown as well as local restaurants and cafe. Dinner  will be on your account and accommodation at Hotel.

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

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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