Baliem Valley Tour

  • 8 Days
  • Tribes
  • Easy

Baliem Valley Tour is an adventure that takes you to the heart of Papua, Indonesia. The valley is located in the highlands of Papua and is home to the Dani tribe. The Dani is one of the few remaining tribes in the world that still practice their traditional way of life. The valley is surrounded by majestic mountains and lush forests, and its fertile soil supports a vibrant agricultural community. The tour offers a unique opportunity to witness the tribe’s daily life and learn about their customs and traditions. During the tour, visitors can witness Dani’s traditional dance, which is performed by both men and women. The men wear elaborate costumes, including a headdress made of bird feathers, while the women wear grass skirts and carry woven bags. Visitors can also visit the local markets, where they can purchase traditional handicrafts such as woven baskets, and carved wooden figures.

The Baliem Valley Tour also offers trekking opportunities for those who wish to explore the valley’s stunning landscape. Trekkers can hike through the valley’s rugged terrain, and encounter the Dani people in their remote villages. Overall, the Baliem Valley Tour is a unique and unforgettable experience that offers a glimpse into the world of the Dani people and the stunning beauty of Papua’s highlands.

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Dani Tribe of Baliem Valley

There are daily flights from Jakarta or Bali to Jayapura. And take another flight to Wamena from Jayapura. Wamena is the main entrance gate to the villages in the hinterland.

Our trip offers you a deeper sight of the life and culture of the locals who are still living in their round “honai”, some of them still wearing grass skirts and penis gourds. Walking and trekking through mountains and hills, passing from village to village, seeing the locals at work, meet them at their compound. 

Are you looking for an exciting place to explore that is off the beaten track? If so, a tour of Baliem Valley should be at the top of your itinerary. This region provides awe-inspiring landscapes and experiences unlike anything else found in Southeast Asia. Here, you can explore traditional villages populated by Dani tribesmen and venture into ancient forests blanketed with fog. With such majestic architecture set against lush green beauty, it’s no wonder why visitors cannot get enough of Baliem Valley! Join us as we take a thrilling journey through this remote paradise – contact us to find out more about what awaits you here!

  • Upon arrival at Jayapura Airport between 07 – 08.00 am, meeting service by our local staff and then assisted to fly on Trigana within 40 minutes to Wamena.
  • On arriving at Wamena airport, transfer to your hotel the Baliem Pilamo
  • then proceed to visit Napua hill & Sinatma village, drive down to the town for having lunch.
  • continue to Wesaput village to see the hanging bridge, local market, and surroundings.
  • Back to your hotel overnight stay.

Hotel plan: Baliem Pilamo Hotel or  Grand Santika.

  • Breakfast at the hotel.
  • Transferred by car within 35 minutes – 1 hour to Sogokmo in the South of Baliem valley.
  • Start to have a day trek to explore some small villages of Kurima district for about 4-5 hours to Wesaput passing through Dani sweet potatoes gardens and cross a hanging bridge over Baliem river.
  • Along the trail, you will see the local people's activities and enjoy the beautiful scenery as well.
  • Lunch box will be provided en-route.
  • overnight stay at the hotel.

Hotel plan: Baliem Pilamo Hotel or Grand Santika.

  • Breakfast at Hotel
  • Around 09.00 AM, we drive from Hotel to Aikima Village about 25 minutes as a starting point for trekking.
  • today will be easy-moderate trekking  it will take about 3.5 Hours with nice landscape trough Dani Village  like Pabuma and Suroba also we will pass by sweet potato garden, along with the trekking some time we cross the small river with the traditional bridge also we will  meet local people working in a farm
  • lunch will be served en route
  • afternoon back to the hotel.

Hotel plan: Baliem Pilamo Hotel or  Grand Santika.

  • Breakfast in the hotel
  • start trekking to Sekan Mountain trough the Dani villages and sweet potato garden along the way we will enjoy beautiful panorama surrounding the trekking will be down and walk up the mountain from Sekan village
  • continue to Puroba Village the trail will be same from the beginning today we will walk about 3 – 4 hours
  • lunch will be served en route
  • afternoon walk back to the resort for an overnight stay.

Hotel plan: Baliem Pilamo Hotel or  Grand Santika.

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • proceed to Obia Village (not too far from Jiwika). This village is one of the Dani villages which is still preserved in their old way of life, penis gourd, grass skirt, and round shape house (honai).
  • Here, we will hold a pig feast and war dance. These 2 attractions allow you to have an insight view of the prehistoric age culture. In the past, any kind of problem can erupt a big war between tribes. It can be women, land possession, pig, etc. A war usually ends temporarily until one party gets loose. Today they will show us how the tribal war looks like. All adult men will come to the battlefield with their body ornaments. Spear, arrow, bone knives are taken by them. After the war ended, they will kill a pig and cooked together. Another interesting attraction of the Dani tribe. They cook the pork together with some sweet potatoes, grass, and vegetables on the hot stones. Almost no ingredients added. This cooking can take about 3 hours or so.
  • Proceed to Anemoigi and Sumpaima villages, about 10 minutes ride from Obia, where we will see a 250 years old mummy at one of the old houses here.
  • Lunch box provided.
  • Also, we will visit the natural cave at Wosilimo village.
  • Stay overnight at the hotel

Hotel plan: Baliem Pilamo Hotel or  Grand Santika.

  • Breakfast
  • Drive through Wosi to Miagema Village around one Hour, arrive in Mieagema 
  • Start to walk about 20 minutes down to Baliem Riverside then cross Baliem River Bay Canoe to go to Pumo Village.  The distance between the riverside just take 7 minutes by canoe One canoe possible for 2 people,
  • arrive in Pumo Village we will see Old Mummy of the chief of the tribe
  • lunch box will be served in the Village
  • Walk back to Miagema Village for about one hour but we take another way, not by canoe...
  • Drive to Wadangku Village to see the beautiful scenery
  • In the afternoon drive back to Wamena

Hotel plan: Baliem Pilamo Hotel or  Grand Santika.

  • breakfast at the hotel,
  • transfer to Wamena airport for your flight back to Jayapura.
  • Arrival Jayapura.
  • a full day sightseeing tour to visit; Sentani lake. Lunch at a local restaurant.
  • After lunch, continued to visit the Anthropology museum, Hamadi market, and Jayapura city.
  • Afternoon check in to the Aston Jayapura hotel.
  • After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight to your next destination
  • End of our services


  • Tailor Made Program
  • Flexible Departure Date
  • Private Trip
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