7 days baliem valley, option b

Outline Itinerary:

Day  01 :  Jayapura  Arrival – Wamena – Kilise  (-/L/D)
Arrival Jayapura, meet with me, and continue your flight depart to Wamena at 10:00 or 12:00 (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). Upon arrival at Wamena airport, we will drop you to local restaurant for having a lunch.  Then from Local restaurant directly drop us to Yetni river is direction to Southern Baliem Valley. From here  where the trekking begins with all the porters and cook to reach Kilise in approx. 3 hours up and down the little hills.  Late afternoon arrive at Kilise village, dinner will be  provided by cook and overnight stay at Dani Typical Guest house.(Walk approx.3-4hours) .

Day 02:  Trekking To Ugem   (B/L/D)
Hike down and crossing the  suspension bridge over Baliem River  then hike up to 2 hours through the beautiful country side and Dani villages to Ugem village. You will encounter and greeted by the Dani people who work in their steep sweet potato garden. lunch en route. From suspended  bridge we still hike up in 3 hours and will arrive in the village of Ugem, accommodation at local guest house. (Walk approx. 5-6hours). the guide will decide where we stay upon arrival in the villages, stay at local houses or guest house. Dinner will be prepared by our cook.

Day 03:  Trekking Back To Wamena  (B/L/-)
Today, we hike down and  the trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is in rainy season. then continue the last trekking day back to Kurima or Sogokmo with regular path of local people, and cross suspension hanging bridge over Baliem river. We walk at Baliem river bank until Kurima. You may stop at river for re-fresh of your body and take some breaks. Picnic lunch have provided, and late afternoon arrive in Kurima and Yetni then catch the car for drive back to Wamena town in 40 minutes and proceed to to the Resort.  Dinner will be on your account. (Walk approx. 5-6 hours) .

Day 04: Mock Battle/Traditional Dance , 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. 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. In Anemoigi to view the Mock Battle by Dani Tribe. The Tribe chief will stand on a Traditional Observation and give the order to his people to celebrate. A special “Ceremony” it is one of the most interesting exhibitions you will see on traveling to Papua. You will see and experience the local culture and  have an opportunity to interact with local villagers.  Return and we will visit Traditional Market.  Lunch in Box is provided and Accommodation at hotel, dinner will be on your account (walk in approx 1-2 hours).

Day 05 : 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 06 : 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 07:  Jayapura – Departure  (B)
After breakfast at your hotel,  by car transfer you to the airport in approx 75 minutes leaving Jayapura for Makasar, Jakarta or Denpasar.
♠ 2 Nights stay at Baliem Pilamo Hotel in Wamena or similar (Superior Room)
♠ 2 Nights stay at local guest house in the village with standard sleeping bags and mats
♠ 1 Night stay at Swiss Belhotel or similar (superior Room)
♠ 1 Night stay at tents in the island
♠ Meals as specified in the itinerary above
♠ All Tour & Land Transport, Airport Transfers
♠ English speaking local guide & porter & Cooks with its basic equipment
♠ Mock War dance with dani people
♠ Entrance fees to Villages.
♠ All Necessary Travel Permit

♠ Round trip airfare (Jayapura to Wamena)
♠ Excess baggage fees for overweight luggage
♠ All insurances, laundry, telp, tipping, meals and beverages in Jayapura and Wamena
♠ Personal Expenses in example photography fees for local people, etc..