7 days baliem valley, option d

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:  Jayapura Arrival – Free at Leisure (-/-/-)
Arrive at Jayapura Sentani Airport, transfer in 5 minutes to your accommodation location in Sentani Area,. Enjoy your leisure afternoon. Lunch and dinner will be on  your account.

Day 02By  Flight Wamena – Trekking To Ugem (B/L/D)

Meet us and take a short flight to Wamena with schedule 08:00am  or 10:20am (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).  From the airport  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. 5-6 hours)

 Day 03:  Trekking To  Kilise   (B/L/D)
Today, we hike down, the trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is in rainy season. The first 2 hours hike to the village of Userem through the steep sweet potato garden near the Baliem river. In userem village we cross another metal suspension bridge on the Mugi river, and after 30 minutes walk 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 04 :  Trekking  Return  To  Kurima – Wamena  (B/L/-)
Very Early In the Morning, 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., Arrive in Kurima and Yetni then catch the car for drive back to Wamena town. Our accommodation is at Hotel. Dinner will be on your account  (Walk Approx. 3-4 hours).

Day 05:   Mummy, Traditional Dani Houses, Mock Battle/ Traditional Dance, (B/L/-)
In the morning we drive up to Jiwika in the central Baliem Valley. 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 “Mock Battle” 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.  Lunchboxes will be served in the villages.In Sumpaima village we will see a very old mummy of the famous Dugum clan is proudly presented for your viewing. In the vicinity we will see more picturesque hamlets. Everywhere the friendly natives offer their arts and crafts, weapons and curiosities for our inspection. In the afternoon drive back to the Hotel.  Lunch in Box is provided, dinner will be on your account and Accommodation at hotel.

Day 06:   Wamena – Jayapura / Sightseeing (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 09:00am-15:00pm), and Hamadi Souvenir Market. 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. Accommodation at Hotel.

Day 07:  Jayapura – Departure (B/-/-)
After breakfast at your hotel,  by car transfer you to the airport  leaving Jayapura for Sorong,  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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