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ASMAT & KOROWAI ADVENTURE TRIP

Duration: 13 Days/12 Nights
Grade: Moderate
Starts/Ends: Jakarta or Bali

asmat tribe canoeingDAY 01 : ARRIVAL JAYAPURA - HOTEL IN JAYAPURA
Upon arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura, you will have sightseeing tour in Jayapura visiting Monument of WWII and explore to lake Sentani, to anthropology Museum, Lunch will be provided at Yougwa Restaurant in the lake side. Late the afternoon back to Sentani hotel for overnight stay.

DAY 02 : JAYAPURA - WAMENA - PIG FEAST IN JIWIKA (B,L,D)
First flight to Wamena, then drive to a small village to see the 250 year old Mummy and also you may explore the traditional village around, or climb the Mili mountain where salt pool exist on top. Here you will learn how the locals doing their traditional salt process. Lunch served enroute. At noon, enjoy a local performance such as mocked war and traditional Earth oven cooking. Today you can be interacted with the local Dani people and learn about their way of life. Late in the afternoon drive back to Wamena for dinner and overnight stay at Baliem Pilamo Hotel

DAY 03 ; WAMENA - YANIRUMA - TREE HOUSE (B,L,D)
After breakfast, then fly with your charter Missionary plane to Yaniruma for about an hour. Yaniruma is a home of Korowai tribe, the people who live in the tree house. This is the most remote tribe has been found in Irian jaya so far. They live in cleared land deep in the rain forest. They live in a very traditional way, some of them still holding the old beliefs and used to practice cannibalism until Missionary arrived and build new settlements to get the Korowai tribe more developed. The Missionary arrived in year 1970’s brought Christian religion to Korowai people. Yaniruma was opened for tourist in early 1980’s but until now the place is still the most remote tribe and desired by most of adventurous tourists all at once anthropology expedition. It’s unique culture and environment make adventurers interest to come. After organized the local porters, have a canoe ride across the Dairam river. Then, you are proceed to go inside the forest searching for the tree house community exist. Meals will be served by your cook. Overnight at Tree House people.

DAY 04 : JUNGLE TREK (B,L,D)
After breakfast, we trek to another tree house clan for about 4-5 hours. We trek through sago swamps and sometimes we have to cross river with one single log bridge. Lunch will serve enroute. The temperature is hot and humid and there are many mosquitoes. Make sure you have malaria medicines and mosquito repellent. Dinner and overnight at three house where the local people built tree house approximately 10 – 40 meters from ground.

korowai tree houseDAY 05 - 06 : Tree House People (B,L,D)
Full day join with local people to see their activities life, such as Sago processing (Main food), hunting, fishing and etc.

DAY 07 : KOROWAY – BASMAN (B,L,D)
Next traveling up the river to get Basman, there will be more wild life and local tribe be seen so called CITAK MITAK. Fishing, paddle dugout along the river bank is their style. Basman is the border of CITAK MITAK and KOROWAY tribes. Arrive Basman check in at Simple house.

DAY 08 : BASMAN – SENGGO - JINAK (B,L,D)
With motorized canoe after breakfast down stream of Dairam river all the way to Jinak via Senggo the sub District of Citak Mitak tribe region. Along the river sides, you could see local people paddling on their canoes, bird, or even flying foxes scared by the engine of the boat, beautiful trees, and the boat ride itself is fun.

Lunch serve on the boat while Dinner and overnight at local house at village of Jinak. (Boat ride approx. 7 – 8 hours. B,L,D)

DAY 09: JINAK- ATSY – ASMAT TRIBE VILLAGE (B, L, D)
Early breakfast, you are proceed to get on the boat again for another long ride to Asmat village via Atsy. Atsy is the second largest sub District in the Asmat Tribe region. Passing the big rivers of Wildemann and Sirets, the most well-known river to the Asmat people, enjoying the view of the busy villages on both sides until you arrive at village in the afternoon. Meals served by the cook. Overnight at Men house or school (Boat ride approx. 8 hours. B,L,D)

DAY 10 : ASMAT TRIBE CEREMONIES (B,L,D)
To accomplish your adventure to Asmat, the Ceremony demonstration will be held at the village to make more enjoyable trip, such as ritual songs with drumming also canoe racing and Mbist pole.

DAY 11: ASMAT VILLAGE – AGATS (B, L, D)
Before living the village there is several art collections for your home souvenir. Walk to motorized canoe a sail to Agats. Lunch served enroute. In the afternoon you may walk around of Agats, the sub District of the Asmat Tribe region & also visit museum in Agats which is worth to do. Stay & dinner at Asmat Inn of Agats.

DAY 12: AGATS / EWER – TIMIKA (B, L, D)
Fly Ewer to Timika. Overnight in Timika.

DAY 13: TIMIKA – DEPARTURE (B)
Leaving the hotel after breakfast for Timika airport. Depart to your next destination. End of services

> IRIAN JAYA GENERAL INFO
> IRIAN JAYA MAP
> BALIEM VALLEY
> YALI TRIBE
> ASMAT TRIBE
> KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE
> 5 DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
> 8 DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
> 12 DAYS SOUTHERN & NORTHERN BALIEM TREKKING
> 11 DAYS YALI TRIBE TREKKING
> 10 DAYS ASMAT ART ADVENTURE
> 10 DAYS KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE ADVENTURE
> 13 DAYS ASMAT & KOROWAI ADVENTURE
> RAJA AMPAT PAPUA DIVING
> IRIAN JAYA CAPITAL CITY : JAYAPURA
> WAMENA & BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL
> ABOUT ADVENTURE INDONESIA

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