Southern Baliem Valley Trekking
Duration: 12 Days/11 Nights
Starts/Ends: Jayapura Descriptive day to day itinerary :
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL JAKARTA – HOTEL
Arrival at Jakarta airport, then check in to hotel in Jakarta airport. Your flight to Jayapura departs early in the morning.
DAY 02 : JAYAPURA ARRIVAL – CHECK IN TO HOTEL (D)
Fly to Jayapura at 05.00 and arrive at 14.30 hrs. Welcome service at Sentani airport of Jayapura, then direct transfer to Sentani hotel and overnight stay.
DAY 03 : JAYAPURA – WAMENA (B,L,D)
Early breakfast at hotel, transfer to the airport for your flight to Wamena. Upon arrive at Wamena, Transfer to Baliem Pilamo htl for check-in then proceed by car in 10 minutes to Wesaput village to see the traditional hanging bridge and locar market. After lunch visit Dani Tribe villages in the North of Baliem valley. Afternoon back to hotel for dinner and accommodation
DAY 04 : WAMENA – SOGOKMO – KURIMA – KILISE (B,L,D)
After breakfast, then together with your guide, porters and cook transfer to Sogokmo-the starting point of trek heading to Kurima. Then continue climbing the Hesegem hill on the direction to Kilise. Lunch served enroute. In the afternoon you may explore people life style. Dinner and overnight stay at guest house. (Due to no more guest house at Ibiroma, we change to Kilise village near Ibiroma)
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DAY 05 : KILISE – TANGMA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, you are proceed to descend the steep hill up to Wamarek village for 2 hours. From Wamarek trek down to Tangma village 1,5 hours. Lunch will have at Tangma village. After lunch walk to village of Tangma and join with local people for learning their culture and life. Dinner and overnight at Priest’s house or church.
DAY 06 : TANGMA – POLIMO (B,L,D)
Today we trek thru rain forest till Wanem hill. From here you will view enjoy the spectacular a beauty Baliem George and Dani gardens. After take a break at Wanem continues to Polimo village. (walk approx 4,5 hours).
DAY 07 : POLIMO – MALMA (B,L,D)
From Malma trek up for about 3 -4 hours with passing Dani houses and gardens. You may meet with local people on the way to Malma and have time to discus with them. Lunch will be provide by your cook near small river. Afternoon arrive at village and explore surrounding. Dinner and overnight at local house.
DAY 08 : MALMA – HETEGIMA – WAMENA (B,L,D)
After breakfast at your local hut, trek down to Hetegima for about 3,5 hours and catch the car to drop you to Wamena. Arrive at Wamena, have time walk in the city. Overnight at Baliem Pilamo Hotel.
DAY 09 : WAMENA – KURULU PIG FEAST – WAMENA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, drive 30 minutes to Kuruku in the North of Baliem valley to see the 250 years old Mummy. Then enjoy 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. Afternoon return to hotel.
DAY 10 : WAMENA – JAYAPURA (B,L,D)
By regular flight to Jayapura. Upon arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura, you will have sightseeing tour in Jayapura visiting Monument of WWII and explore to Lake Sentani. Lunch will be provided at Yougwa Restaurant in the lake side. Late the afternoon back to hotel for overnight stay .
DAY 11 : JAYAPURA – JAKARTA (B)
After having breakfast at hotel, free at leisure until the time proceed to the airport for your flight to Jakarta. Arrival in Jakarta then check in to hotel in downtown.
DAY 12 : JAKARTA – AIRPORT (B)
Free on your own. Then in the appropriate time, transfer back to the airport and then fly back home country- Ends Service.