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Southern Baliem Valley Trekking Tour

Country: Indonesia
City: Jayapura - Papua
Duration: 8 Day(s) - 7 Night(s)
Tour Category: Trekking Tours
Departure Date: Thu 01 Jan '99

Package Itinerary

The excitement of this package is visiting Baliem Valley where time seems to be turning back to years ago. The people still live in traditional way, leaving in a traditional hut and some men still wearing ‘Koteka’ (penis gourd). This is a soft adventure package besides our guests for overnight will be staying in a hotel in some places will be staying in a traditional house or local Villagers' house and for having meals besides at the restaurants in some places will also have meals being cooked by the locals.
Day 01: Arrive Jayapura
Include: Dinner at local restaurant, and Accommodation in Jayapura.
Upon arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura we will provide meeting service and then transfer to Hotel. The remaining day is free at own leisure.
Day 02: Jayapura – Wamena - Yokosimo - Hitugi
Include: Breakfast at Hotel, Lunch and Dinner provided en-route, and Accommodation at village house or tent.
Transfer to Sentani airport for your departure to Wamena. Upon arrival at Wamena airport, transfer to hotel. Drive 30 minutes to Sogokmo where the trekking begins with guide, cook and porters. Walk and crossing the metal suspension bridge on Baliem River near Sogokmo then hike 5 hours through the beautiful countryside and Dani villages to Hitugi.
Day 03: Hitugi-Sykosimo
Include: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided en-route, and Accommodation at villages house or tent.
From Hitugi village, we hike 1,5 hours down to Mugi River and cross the small traditional rope bridge near a small water fall. From the waterfall we still hike 30 minutes and will arrive in the village of Syokosimo for accommodation at local Villagers's house. After lunch in the village, we hike to Dani compounds which lie on the top of the hill to experience the Dani daily life.
Day 04: Syokosimo – Userem - Ibiroma
Include: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided en-route, and Accommodation at village house or tent.
Today we hike up and down, the trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is rains. The first 2 hours hike to the village of Userem is through the steep sweet potato garden near the Baliem River, but the scenery is spectacular. 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 then trail to the village of Ibiroma.
Day 05: Ibiroma – Kurima - Jiwika
Include: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner provided en-route, and accommodation at villages house or tent.
From Ibiroma village in the southern of Baliem Gorge, we hike 2,5 hours to Kurima. Visit traditional Dani villages on the way Kurima. The local people life and tradition remain unchanged here, and the sophisticate agriculture system has been practiced along time ago. Arrive in Kurima bynoon, we drive 1,5 hours to Jiwika in the north of the valley via the town of Wamena. In the afternoon visit the Dani villages near Jiwika, including the 250 years old mummy at Sumpaima village.
Day 06: Jiwika - Wamena
Include: Breakfast provided en-route, Lunch and Dinner at Local Restaurant and accommodation at Hotel in Wamena.
Hike 1 hour up to lluerainma to see the Dani make salt by soak the banana stalks into the brine's pool, dry and carry them home. Lunch today is at local restaurant, the whole afternoon spend in the village of Anemoigi where we will see how the Dani make fire traditionally, and the traditional life of Dani. Late afternoon we drive 40 minutes back to Wamena.
Day 07: Wamena to Jayapura
Include: Breakfast at Hotel, Lunch and Dinner at Local Restaurant, and Accommodation in Jayapura.
Flight back to Jayapura and upon arrival at Sentani Airport of Jayapura we will provide a city sightseeing to see the fact to the evidence for much of the importance of this city during the World War II. First visit Mc Arthur memorial, Cendrawasih Museum, Crocodile farm, as well as the remnant of the World War II, Hamadi beach and Hamadi market. Proceed to DOCK IX fishing houses, then have some leisure time or swim at Base G beach.
Day 08: Jayapura Departure
Include: Breakfast at Hotel.
Morning will be free at own leisure, until due time for departure we will provide transfer to the airport for flight departure to other onward destination.
Tour Code : INA-PPA3
Departure : Daily
Minimum Pax : 2 persons per booking
Tour Type : Private Tour
Pick up Place : At any hotel where you stay in Papua
Pick up Time : 09.00 am
Air Conditioned Transportation; base on Mini-Van or Coach
English or Dutch or German or French Speaking Tour Guide
Entrance Fees to object of tourism
Visa arrangements
International and Domestic flights and departure airport tax
Meals other than mentioned above.
Camera/video entrance fees
Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone, tips etc)
Travel insurance
Other services not clearly indicated in the package inclusions above
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