baliem valley tour & festival 2018

Group Scheduled 
Duration                     :  05 Days – 04 Nights
Traveling  Date         :  07th  – 11th AUGUST 2018
Trip Level                  :  Easy
Participant                :  Max. 12 People
Accommodation       :  Very Simple Accommodation
Group Leader            :  English Speaking Guide.

 

Outline Itinerary

TUESDAY, AUGUST 7th  JAYAPURA ARRIVAL  – BY FLIGHT TO BALIEM VALLEY – SUROBA TRADITIONAL  VILLAGE (-/L/)
It is recommended to be arrive in Jayapura Papua at Sentani Airport latest at 08:00am but very recommended to be arrive one day earlier in Papua at Sentani Airport (Monday, August 6th). At the Airport meeting with other people of Group. From here you will be dropped directly to another gate for catch the another flight depart to Wamena with schedule at 10.20 AM. After lunch by car to Aikima  village to  explore the Local traditional people of baliem valley. Along the way you will find the Danis working in their sweet potatoes fields and will see their daily activities. Arrive at Suroba, walk through the pine forest, We will hike in 1-2 hours through the beautiful countryside and traditional houses of Dani people but you can not avoid a muddy & slippery path with single log bridge).

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8th:  HIKING, MUMMY, TRADITIONAL HOUSES  (B/L/)
After breakfast,  we drive up to Syopkosi village with altitude above 1800 meters above the sea level to view of spectacular of Baliem Valley from high hills. From here we hike down through the foot of valley in approximately 2 hours to enjoy the beautiful nature and countryside of Dani People.  Lunch in Box is provided
After lunch proceed we drive to Kurulu direction in the central Baliem Valley where a very old mummy of the famous Dogum clan is proudly presented for your viewing. In the vicinity we will see more picturesque hamlets.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 9th:  VISIT BALIEM VALLEY FESTIVAL  (B/L/)
Baliem Valley Festival – As indicated in the calender that today is a for you to enjoy the Baliem Valley  Festival. The Baliem Valley Cultural Festival is a  very rare chance to witness clans from different indigenous tribes  displaying their culture and skills in tribal warfare, dance and  music. It is a truly unforgettable experience and a real once in a  lifetime opportunity. Lunch boxes will be provided in the festival place. Late afternoon drive back to Wamena.

FRIDAY,  AUGUST 10thBALIEM VALLEY FESTIVAL (B/L/)
After breakfast we will travel by chartered car to the location of the Baliem Valley festival (entrance fee to ther festival have included). The place where they hold the ceremony changes from year to year.  You will have a chance to see and enjoy these cultural festival for one day.  Lunch boxes will be provided in the festival place. Late afternoon drive back to Wamena for accommodation. Dinner will be on your account.

SATURDAY,  AUGUST 11thWAMENA – JAYAPURA – DEPARTURE  (B/-/)
This morning you will catch a morning flight to Jayapura by at 06:15am (our breakfast at hotel might not be ready),  baggage allowed for this flight is only 10kg per  passenger. Direct connect flight to Sorong, Makasar, Jakarta or Denpasar.

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


TOUR PRICE IN SHARE TWIN/DOUBLE  ROOM  PER  PERSON
Reservation/Booking is made Before May 30th    =   ???   US$ Per Person
Reservation/Booking is made Before May 30th    =   ???   US$ Per Person
Additional Charge for  Single Room (When Available)  =  ???  US$ Per Room

Included in The Tour Price

  • Internal flights: Jayapura/Wamena/Jayapura (return)
  • 4 Nights stay in the simple accommodation/Local Houses in the town
  • Meals as indicated above
  • All Tour, transfers In/Out
  • Land Transports to the villages
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fees to Villages & Baliem Valley Festival
  • Necessary Travel Permits

Not Included in The Tour Price

  • All Insurance, Dinner in the town, Laundry, Telephone, Beverage
  • Photograph fee for local people and Other personal expenses.

     


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Baliem Valley Tours

Wamena was a point of departure for many expeditions. The Dani villages are visited by virtually every tourist who sets out in Papua. Some villages even show their original customs and hold mock wars. With us you can be in a face to face contact with Dani people. Dani build round or oval huts, and their villages are enclosed by fences. They are farmers, and their small fields are distinctly bordered. This is what helped Richard Archbold spot them from the plane. The Dani tribe’s customs and culture are very rich and interesting.  The main reason that the Dani tribe is so well known, is that the Baliem valley where they live, is relatively easy to reach these days. read more

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