Koroway Tribe Adventure 14 days

Duration      :  14 Days – 13 Nights
Trip Level    :  Challenge (Age between 17 to 65 y.o with good physical condition)
Accommodation :  Local people houses,  Tents & Hotel
Local Guide   :  English Speaking Guide

Outline Itinerary

 Day 01 : JAYAPURA ARRIVAL – DEKAI (L,D). Arrive at Sentani airport of Jayapura, meet by tour guide, then catch Trigana flight to Dekai at 11.40am. (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 Dekai airport, transfer to Simple Hotel  for a short briefing by guide about  The Koroway Adventure & trekking. And we will need some times to prepare everything in Dekai for the next day to korowai trips.  dinner and stay simple.

Day 02:  DEKAI – Brazza River – MABUL/BAYGON (B,L,D) Transfer by Jeep to Lokpon and today travel by motorized canoe through Brazza River for approx 6-8hours.  From Brazza river up to Kolf River on destination to Mabul or baygon. Depends with rivers high condition, sometime the water river down to 1 meter (low tide), the boat have to be slower. Arrive at afternoon or at night.  Dinner and overnight in the village of Mabul or upper of Mabul (Baygon).

Day 03,04,05,06,07,08: KOROWAY ADVENTURE  (B,L,D). We will spend these 06 days adventure is some of the most pristine lowland rain forest in the world. Along the way we will try and stay with the various tribes those inhabit the region.

Start our adventure by walking through the dense jungle, swampy, and we sometime walking up the single log. Our porter will free their hand to help you in the hard or difficult trail. After 4-6 hours walking we arrive the first Koroway camp (where some Koroway tribes life). The Koroway tribes live in the jungle only with their family or relatives, as they never stay in one big compound. We can found 3 or 4 Tree houses in one camp only. Caused they are nomad peoples and they never life for such a long time in the one places, they have to moved to one and another places to get more food and animals to be hunt. Stay and overnight at tents. While the Canoe with their crews waiting us in this village while we doing adventure till we return.

Day 09: JUNGLE  – MABUL/BAYGON (B,L,D) The Last day trek we will be arrive in Mabul. We will consider where we would sleep in the jungle near Mabul or at village itself. Lunch en route, dinner and overnight at tents.

Day 10:  MABUL – DEKAI (B,L,D) Boat is waiting us in Mabul for a few days and drop us back for 6-8 hours from Mabul to Dekai Lunch en route, dinner and  overnight at Simple Hotel in Dekai or at tents.

Day 11:  DEKAI – WAMENA  (B,L) By regular flight to Wamena ETD 11:00. These flight very often delayed or canceled due to bad weather. Arrive in Wamena airport transfer by car directly to the Hotel. Rest of the day is free. Lunch at local restaurant. Dinner will be on your account. stay at Baliem Pilamo Hotel o similar.

Day 12:  TRADITIONAL WAR DANCES (B,L) 40 minutes drive to Jiwika village, walk 20 minutes to the village of Sumpaima to view the 250 years old Mummy. From Sumpaima walk another 10 minutes to the nearby village of Anemoigi to enjoy a  Mock War and straditional  dance  by Dani Tribe.  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. Before return to Wamena you still have chance to visit Waga-Waga village to explore Contilola cave which can be reach 15 minutes by car.  Afternoon drive back to Wamena. Dinner will be on your account. stay at Baliem Pilamo Hotel o similar

Day 13 :  BY FLIGHT TO  JAYAPURA   (B,L) Breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight at 08:00 leaving for Jayapura. Upon your arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura. Arrived in Sentani Airport proceed by car with a sightseeing visit Local Museum, boating in Sentani lake to see Sentani Tribe in asei island, lunch is served at Local Restaurant nearby the Lake.  Accommodation at Stars Hotel. Dinner will be on your.

Day 14:  JAYAPURA – DEPARTURE  (B) After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport leaving to the next destinations.

Above program and itinerary is flexible or depend on local conditions, flights, weather, etc


INCLUDED IN THE ADVENTURE COST ABOVE;

  • Jayapura – Dekai – Wamena – Jayapura return with airport tax
  • English Speaking Guide
  • Porters at Airport & Porters during Adventure
  • Cooks with its equipment
  • Trekking Food during Trekking
  • All Land Transports / Airport Transfers
  • Motorized canoe Chartered
  • 1 Nights stay at Medium Accommodation in Jayapura (superior room)
  • 2 Nights stay at Simple Accommodation in Dekai
  • 2 Nights stay at Medium Accommodation in Wamena (Superior room)
  • Accommodations at villages (local houses  or tents)
  • Entrance fees in the villages

NOT INCLUDED IN THE ADVENTURE COST ABOVE;

  • All Insurance
  • Telephone, Laundry, beverage
  • Domestic Airfares with its Airport taxes
  • Personal Expenses
  • Please provide  your own Mattress and sleeping bags.

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