30-minute chartered flght to Angguruk or Kosarek area, it's about 35 miles southeast
of Wamena live another tribe called Yali. The Yali live on hills and flat terrain
deeper in the Baliem Valley. The temperature of this area is 20 C - 30 C in the
day time and at night 10 C - 15 C. The total population of this area is 30.000
has similar way of life like Dani Tribe but is shorter and "cleaner".
The Yali tribesmen wear "koteka", the penis gourd, straight to front
instead of straight up like the Dani do.
practice less sophisticated cultivation techniques than Dani Tribe
and keep fewer pigs. They provide the Dani with decorative bird
feathers as well as tree kangaroo and cuscus pelts and fine rare
woods, long disappear from the Baliem Valley itself.
tools have not changed in a thousand of years - stone axe of pointed shards wrapped
tightly onto a wooden stick, net carrying bags supported from the forehead, thick
bows five or six feet long, and arrowhead carved to a purpose -broad and flat
for large game, a triple barb for birds, notched and tapered black for setting
are two actually main tribes in the area: Yali and Yalimo.Compared with the Dani
people this tribe is much more primitive and less visited. They are also less
influenced by outside world. There are no land transportation and accommodation
available here, all must be trekked on foot.
only air transportation to Angguruk or Kosarek is served by missionary small flight,
that has to booked early in advance.
arrival in Angguruk, there're just only missionary's house, teacher's house or
even local people's hut for accommodation. Food material must be taken along with,
as there is no shop available in this region.
JAYA GENERAL INFO
> YALI TRIBE
> ASMAT TRIBE
> KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE
> 5 DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
DAYS SOUTHERN & NORTHERN BALIEM TREKKING
DAYS YALI TRIBE TREKKING
> 10 DAYS ASMAT ART ADVENTURE
> 10 DAYS KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE
> 13 DAYS ASMAT & KOROWAI ADVENTURE
> RAJA AMPAT PAPUA DIVING
> IRIAN JAYA CAPITAL CITY :
> WAMENA & BALIEM PILAMO
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