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) .
Baliem Valley Trekking
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: 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. Photographer and moviemakers has said that this unique event cannot be described by words alone, you have to see it with your own eyes.
Lunch will be served inside the hamlet, and of course there is also the opportunity for each guest to eat out of the traditional earth pit. The fresh pig meat and the sweet potatoes are delicious. On our way back we will stop in mummy village to see the mummy of a Dani chief. We return to the Hotel in the late afternoon. Lunch in Box is provided and dinner will be on your account.
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.
Tour Price Included:
♠ 2 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 stay at tent in the island
♠ 1 Night at Swisbelhotel or similar
♠ 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
♠ Pig Feast/Mock war and Traditional Dance with Dani people.
♠ All Necessary Travel Permit
Tour Price Does not Include:
♠ Dinner in Wamena & Jayapura,
♠ Snorkeling Gear (Mask, Fins, Snorkle)
♠ Photography fee for Local people (some of small 10.000, 20.000 Rupiah money)
♠ Personal Expenses ie: All insurance, Laundry Telephone, Beverage