Duration : 6 Days – 5 Nights
Traveling Date : 26th – 31st of DECEMBER’ 2017
Trip Level : Moderate
Participant : Min. 2, Max 10 People
Accommodation : Local People Houses & Hotel
Starting/Ending : Jayapura/Sentani
Group Leader : English Speaking Guide
We will trek along the powerful Baliem river, during the trekking there are several extreme suspension bridge has to be crossed. After that 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 and the narrow valley. We usually in the afternoon we reach the villages where we will have our lunch surrounded by beautiful landscape. This trek offers unique photo opportunities. We will overnight at guest houses or local people houses of Dani Tribe. At the end of trek, you will view of Pig Festival/Mock War/dance of Dani tribe in baliem valley.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26th:
JAYAPURA ARRIVAL – BY FLIGHT TO WAMENA – TREKKING (-/L/D)
You may arrive in Papua by today latest at 07:00 am but very recommended to be arrive one day earlier in Papua at Sentani Airport Monday, December 25th). Meet our team at Sentani Airport or we will pick you up at your accommodation in Sentani Area and drop you to the Airport for the flight depart at 10:20 am to Wamena. Meet with other people of Group in the Airport. (Luggage allowed for this flight is 10kg only per passenger + 7 kilos in cabin, 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, by minibus directly to Sogokmo or Yetni river is direction to Southern Baliem Valley…..
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 27th:
Hike down and crossing the suspension bridge over Baliem River then hike up to 3 hours through the beautiful country side and Dani villages to Ugem village.
THURSDAYS, DECEMBER 28th:
TREKKING – RETURN TO WAMENA (B/L/-)
Today, we hike down and the trail is steep and could be very slippery when it is in rainy season. After that 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 and the narrow valley.
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29th:
SALT SPRING, MUMMY, TRADITIONAL HOUSE (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. Late afternoon back to the town and stop at Traditional market. Lunch in Box is provided …
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30th:
PIG COOKING FESTIVAL (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 “pig-festival” requires cooking with hot stones in an earth pit and is one of the most interesting exhibitions you will see on traveling to Papua. We return to the Hotel in the late afternoon. Lunch in Box is provided and …
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 31st
WAMENA – JAYAPURA –DEPARTURE (-/-/–)
This morning you will catch a morning flight to Jayapura by at 06:15am (our breakfast at hotel might not be ready) (baggage allowed for this flight is only 10kg per passenger). Direct connect flight to Sorong, Makasar, Jakarta or Denpasar.
Above program and tour itinerary is flexible or depend on local conditions, flights, weather, etc….
TOUR PRICE IN SHARE TWIN/DOUBLE ROOM PER PERSON
Reservation/Booking is made Before September 30th = 850 US$ Per Person
Reservation/Booking is made After September 30th = 950 US$ Per Person
Additional Charge for Single Room = 130 US$ Per Room
Included in The Tour Price
# Internal flights: Jayapura/Wamena/Jayapura (return)
# 3 Nights stay in type of Superior room of Baliem Pilamo Hotel or similar in Wamena
# 2 Nights stay in the villages with standard sleeping bags and mats in the villages.
# Meals as indicated in the itinerary above
# All Tour, transfers In/Out
# English-speaking guide
# Cook with its basic equipment & Porter for carrying our trekking equipment.
# Pig Feast/Mock War and Traditional dance with Dani Tribe.
# Necessary Travel Permit for Papua.
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.
Are you interested with this tour ? want to join our group ? please contact us to have a further information.