FEBRUARY 5th (Monday):
JAYAPURA ARRIVAL – FLIGHT TO YAHOKIMO/DEKAI (-/L/D)
You may arrive in Papua by today latest at 08:00 am but very recommended to be arrive one day earlier in Papua at Sentani Airport (February 4th).
Morning arrival to Jayapura – the capital of Papua province. Meet us and catching regular flight to Dekai/Yahokimo (baggage allowed for these flight is 10kg only per passenger, as you can leave your unnecessary baggage in Jayapura with us before leaving.
FEBRUARY 6th (Tuesday):
DEKAI – MABUL (B/L/D)
You will not be sleeping on bed for next 5 days. Late in the afternoon you shall reach the village of Mabul – a starting base for all expeditions to Korowai Proceeding with all necessary preparations for further expedition to the jungle – negotiation with a chief of the village, getting more supplies, selecting the porters and scouts – these moments are always memorable for the expedition’s participants. From now on forget about privacy – the Papuan kids will be following your every single step and watching you closely. Westerners are probably bigger attraction for Papuans than Papuans for Westerners. Dinner prepared by a cook and night spent in the local house.
NOTE: These is a small chance that we’ll reach Mabul during two days trip – all depends on weather conditions. In such case we’ll spend one night in one of the Citak tribe’s villages on the way.
FEBRUARY 7th – 10th (Wednesday – Saturday) :
TREKKING THROUGH KOROWAI TERRITORIES (B/L/D)
We will spend these 04 days adventure is some of the most pristine lowland rain forest in the world. Depending on weather conditions and the pace of the march (this is always adapted to the slowest person in the group). During the 5 days in the jungle, we will not only visit several settlements cut off from civilization, but also have a unique chance to experience the beauty and menacing power of one of the wildest stretches of rain forest in the world. The participants of the expedition will get an opportunity to admire the untouched flora and fauna, learn a few basic rules of survival in the jungle, possibly with a chance of going hunting.
FEBRUARY 11th (Sunday):
RETURN TO DEKAI (B/L/D)
Early in the morning return to the Mabul village. Farewell to the porters and local guides and repacking our equipment. All-day-long boat trip on the Brazza and Siret River back to Dekai. Accommodation in a local hostel (very basic conditions). Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
FEBRUARY 12th (Monday):
FLIGHT TO WAMENA (B/L/-)
(baggage allowance for this flight is 10kg per person only). this flight will depend on the weather conditions. The rest of the day is free to relax after an exhausting expedition. Stay overnight in the hotel.
FEBRUARY 13th (Tuesday):
MUMMY, MOCK WAR/TRADITIONAL DANCE WITH DANI PEOPLE (B/L/-)
By private car to Aikima village. The Tribe chief will stand on a Traditional Observation and give the order to his people to celebrate. Lunch will be served inside the hamlet. You will see and experience the local culture and have an opportunity to interact with local villagers while you can buy their handicraft as your souvenir. We return to the Hotel in the late afternoon.
FEBRUARY 14th (Wednesday):
WAMENA – JAYAPURA – DEPARTURE (-/-/-)
Early in the morning we’ll transfer you to the airport where you’ll board the first flight to Jayapura by IW1630 at 06:15 AM.
Above program and itinerary is flexible or depend on local conditions, flights, weather, etc.
INCLUDED IN THE EXPEDITION COST ABOVE:
~ Internal Flight: Jayapura – Yahokimo/Dekai – Wamena – Jayapura return
~ English Speaking Guide
~ Porters at Airport & Porters during Trek
~ Cook during Trek with basic equipment
~ Meals/Foods during Trek
~ All Land Transports / Airport Transfers
~ Motorized canoe charter
~ Stay at tents in the jungle, with standard mats & blankets.
~ 2 Nights stay in very simple accommodation in Yahokimo
~ All Necessary Travel Permit of Papua
Would you like to join us, please contact us to have further information.