7 days baliem valley, option a

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 10:00am 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:  Trekking  (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel. From here you will drive to Sogokmo where the trekking begins with guide, cook and porters. Walk and crossing the metal suspension bridge on Baliem River near by Sogokmo then hike up to 5 hours through the beautiful country side and Dani villages to Ugem. You will encounter and greeted by the Dani people who work in their steep sweet potato garden,  arrive in Ugem in the afternoon, accommodation at local houses. Lunch and dinner will provide by our cook. (Walk approx. 6-7 hours)

Day 03 :  Trekking   (B/L/D)
From Ugem village, we hike up and  down of Mugi river and cross the hanging  bridge. Lunch in box is provided, we hike up to the next Danis compounds while to explore and experience the Dani daily life and culture.  Afternoon arrive in Syokosimo village. Accommodation at local people houses. Dinner will provide by our cook. (Walk approx. 5-6 hours)

Day 04 :  Treking  (B/L/D)
Today, hike down, the trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is in rainy season. The first 2 hours hike to the Mugi river through the steep sweet potato garden near the Baliem river. From Mugi river we will encounter and crossing another longer (40m) width traditional suspension bridge on Baliem river. From the Baliem river the trail is going up and take 2,5 hours to arrive in the village of Kilise.  Our accommodation is at a local guest  house. (Walk approx. 5-6 hours)

Day 05:  Trekking Back  To Yetni/Sogokmo – Town (B/L/-)
Hike down through the beautiful country side and Dani villages. You will encounter and greeted by the Dani people who work in their steep sweet potato garden..  The trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is in rainy season. then continue the last trekking day back to Kurima with regular path of local people, and view  suspension hanging bridge over Baliem river of Kurima Sub District (2-3hours walking). You may stop at river for re-freshing of your body and take some breaks. Picnic lunch have provided.  After lunch you can still enjoy a good view of  baliem gorge and beautiful landscape by walking a long the powerful baliem river until Sogokmo (extra walk need 2-3 hours).  or a shorter walking from Kurima directly to Yetni river where our  car is waiting for you.  From Yetni or Sogokmo the car will take us  back to the hotel.   Lunch in Box is provided and Accommodation at hotel, dinner will be on your account.

Day 06 : Wamena – Jayapura/Sentani – 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 in Abepura, 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 07:  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.

Tour Price Included:
♥  3 Night stay at local guest house in the village with standard sleeping bags and mats.
♥  2 Nights at Baliem Pilamo Hotel or similar (superior room)
♥  1 Night at Swisbelhotel or similar (superior room)
♥  All land Transport & Transfer (Day01-Day07),
♥  Meals as indicated in Itinerary,
♥  English Speaking Guide & Porter & Cooks with its basic equipment
♥  Entrance fees to all objects
♥  All Necessary Travel Permit

Tour Price Does not Include:
♥  Dinner in Wamena & Jayapura,
♥  Photography fee for Local people (some of small 10.000, 20.000 Rupiah money)
♥  Personal Expenses ie: All insurance, Laundry Telephone, Beverage

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