BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
Duration: 8 Days/7 Nights
Grade: Easy to Challenging
01 : JAYAPURA - ARRIVAL
Arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura, met by our guide then check
in to hotel. Free program.
: JAYAPURA - WAMENA - SOGOKMO - KURIMA - KILISE (B,L,D)
Fly to Wamena by the 1st fligth. Then drive 40 minutes to Sogokmo,
the starting point of the trekking with your guide, cook and local
porters. Trek will be 4 hours thru Kurima District and passing some
Dani sweet potatoes gardens. Afternoon arrive at village and you
may walk around, while your cook preparation for dinner. Overnight
stay at local guest house of Kilise.
: KILISE - IBIROMA - SYOKOSIMO (B,L,D)
breakfast, you are proceed to descend the steep hill down to traditional
hanging bridge across Baliem river. Today's walk is a little harder
with narrow and slippery paths. But you may also enjoying the nature's
beauty by stopping in the small waterfall to get refreshing while
the cook serving lunch. After this part, the path gets smaller and
tricky until you find another river with no bridge to cross.
Our trek about 4-5 hours to Syokosimo village.
: SYOKOSIMO - HITUGI (B,L,D)
trekking today is the shortest one. After breakfast you are proceed
the trek up to a village called Hitugi. Climbing up the hill all
the way to the village is something different, but the scenery is
incredibly beautiful combined with small villages and local people
working in the field. You arrive to the village by noon where the
cook is ready to serve lunch. Dinner and overnight stay at Hitugi
village. (Walk approx. 3 hours)
: HITUGI - KURIMA - SOGOKMO - WAMENA (B,L,D)
breakfast, leaving Hitugi back to Sogokmo. The walk today is the
longest one, but the terrain is not very difficult as trails wider
and the panorama is so evicting. Passing Kurima village before ending
up in Sogokmo where the car ready to take you back to Wamena. Lunch
served en route. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
06 : WAMENA - JIWIKA (Pig feast & dance) - WAMENA (B,L,D)
breakfast, drive 30 minutes to Jiwika in the North of Baliem valley
to see the 250 years old Mummy. Then walk 10 minutes to village
of Anemoigi where you can view the Dani Mock battle and Pig feast.
You will see how the Dani make fire traditionally, kill a pig with
bow and arrow and cook them into the hot-burned stone with vegetables
and sweet potatoes. Lunch box will be provided. After lunch, climb
the salt pool where salt pool exist on top of Mili mountain or visit
the cave of Wosilimo. Afternoon return to hotel.
: WAMENA - JAYAPURA (B,L,D)
breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Jayapura.
Arrival at airport of Jayapura You may have a full day sightseeing
tour including Mac Arthur 2nd World War monument, Sentani lake by
boat. Lunch have at Yougwa restaurant near the lake. After lunch,
see the Anthropology museum (open from Monday to Saturday at 09.00-14.00),
then Hamadi market & Jayapura city. Afternoon back to hotel
overnight and dinner.
: JAYAPURA - OUT (B)
out to the airport and then fly back to... END OF OUR SERVICE
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JAYA GENERAL INFO
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> ASMAT TRIBE
> KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE
> 5 DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
DAYS SOUTHERN & NORTHERN BALIEM
DAYS YALI TRIBE TREKKING
> 10 DAYS ASMAT ART ADVENTURE
> 10 DAYS KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE
> 13 DAYS ASMAT & KOROWAI ADVENTURE
> RAJA AMPAT PAPUA DIVING
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> WAMENA & BALIEM PILAMO
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