PAPUA TOURS 7Days 6 Night
Day 1: Denpasar - Jayapura - Wamena (L, D)
Depart to Jayapura on Arrive at Jayapura Sentani Airport and take a short flight to Wamena. After arrive in Wamena, transfer to The Baliem Valley Resort overnights at The Baliem Valley. Afternoon free at leisure or visiting the Dani’s Hamlet in Hotel area.
In the morning we drive to the southern Baliem Valley. The road ends in a village called Sogogmo, about 3 km before Kurima. Our walking tour along the powerful Baliem River begins here. First a suspension bridge has to be crossed. After that the tour goes on through Dani settlements with terraced fields and wild groves of sugar cane. All the time we have a wonderful view over the river and the narrow valley. In the early afternoon we reach the church of Seinma where we will have our lunch surrounded by beautiful landscape.
Before we reach Kurima another suspension bridge has to be crossed. This trek offers unique photo opportunities and our Safari Bus will return to the Resort In the late afternoon.
In the morning we drive up to Jiwika in the central Baliem Valley. Our one hour trek begins at the base of the mountain and ascends 300 meters through a beautiful rainforest, reaching the traditional salt spring of a Dani clan.
Clothed in their traditional costumes, the native inhabitants will demonstrate the old techniques of the salt production. Following the demonstration, we will have our lunch on the mountains base then walk down to a Kurulu hamlet, where a very old mummy of the famous Dugum clan is proudly presented for your viewing.
Afterwards the women show us how the brought brine is processed. In the vicinity we will see more picturesque hamlets. Everywhere the friendly natives offer their arts and crafts, weapons and curiosities for our inspection. In the afternoon drive back to the Resort.
Early in the morning we begin our tour to Jiwika and Kurulu in the northern part of the Baliem Valley. Few kilometers from Kurulu we will visit the famous Kotilola Cave. A section of this huge cave is partially broken down, a condition that contributes to lush vegetation. Driving north to the market-place of Uwosilomo where more photo opportunities are waiting for us. From here we drive up the mountains to the Pass Valley, where deep green mountain forests are waiting for us to admire. We will take a lunch break during our ride in a suitable location. Small side trips through the beautiful forest are possible. On our way back we will stop in Meagaima, a small Dani hamlet next to the Baliem River to see the mummy of a Dani chief (about 30 min trek). We return to the Resort in the late afternoon.
A special welcome will be given to you upon your arrival in the Village, the tribe member will assemble wearing their best outfit to show their appreciation. The Tribe chief will stand on a Traditional Observation and give the order to his people to celebrate. A special "pig-festival" requires cooking with hot stones in an earth pit and is one of the most interesting exhibitions you will see on traveling to Papua. Photographer and moviemakers has said that this unique event cannot be described by words alone, you have to see it with your own eyes. Lunch will be served inside the hamlet, and of course there is also the opportunity for each guest to eat out of the traditional earth pit. The fresh pig meat and the sweet potatoes are delicious. Back to the Resort in the late afternoon.
Transfer to Wamena and take a short flight to Jayapura where upon arrival we provide you with a city sightseeing tour. Visiting Sentani Lake, Anthropoligical Museum (subject to change) and local Market Hamadi. Overnight
Transfer from Sentani airport to next DENPASAR.
End of Service.
· 5x overnights in The Baliem Valley Resort.
· 1x overnight at (Jayapura).
· Daily transportation.
· English speaking guide.
· Tour as per itinerary.
· All entrance fee and donations.
· Police permit.
· Return tickets Denpasar-Jayapura - Wamena – Jayapura-Denpasar
· 1840-20.00 .....01.40-06.05am .....07.45-08.45.
WAMENA –Jayapura-Ujung pandang-Denpasar
· 06.15-07.00am .... 11.00am-13.25 ....14.40-18.00am
· Meals Full board.
· Additional drinks and personal expenses.
· Airport tax.
Rates upon Request .
We recommend our Guest stay 1 night in Jayapura due to Flight connection; therefore we will not be responsible for or liable for misconnecting flight due to Cancellation or delay of the flight from Wamena.
USD 2.575.-net, per-person
05 Days / 04 Nights Baliem Valley Exclusive Program
Start / Finish: BALI-BALI Airport
PRICES:....USD 2.275.-net, per-person
DAY 01: JAYAPURA ARRIVAL - WAMENA (L,D)
Morning arrivals at Sentani airport of Jayapura, meeting service then connect with the second flight to Wamena around 11.00. Arrive at Wamena airport, transfer to hotel. After short briefing, visiting Napua hills with good panoramic of Baliem Valley, then lunch at a local restaurant. After lunch continue driving to Wesaput village to see the traditional hanging bridge and Dani villages. Before drive back to hotel, stop at traditional market to see the local people how they selling their products. Dinner and overnight at hotel.
DAY 02: WAMENA - JIWIKA (Pig feast & dance) - WAMENA (B,L,D)
After 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 in the steaming pit on the ground. 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 and Dani village of Suroba. Afternoon back to hotel.
DAY 03: WAMENA – KURIMA – WAMENA (B,L,D)
Today we drive in 35 minutes to Sogokmo village south of Baliem valley, and start to have a day trek for about 4-5 hours thru Dani sweet potatoes gardens and enjoy the gorgeous scenery surrounding, you get to Kurima the sub-district. Along the trail you will meet local people with friendly smile in their traditional clothes, After picnic lunch heading back to Sogokmo where the cars pick you up to Wamena for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 04: WAMENA - JAYAPURA (B,L,D)
After breakfast at hotel, transfer to Wamena airport for your flight back to Jayapura. Arrive at airport of Jayapura. You will have a full day sightseeing tour including Mac Arthur 2nd World War monument, Sentani lake. Lunch served 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 for overnight and dinner.
DAY 05 : JAYAPURA - DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, Free at your own leisure until transfer to airport for your next destinations.
04 Days / 03 Nights Baliem Valley Exclusive Program
Start / Finish: BALI-BALI Airport
USD 1.955.-net, per-person
DAY 01: JAYAPURA ARRIVAL CONNECT TO WAMENA
Arrive at Sentani airport of Jayapura, meeting service then catch the second flight to Wamena around 11.00.am. On arrival at Wamena airport, short transfer to your hotel, then visiting Wamena town such as Napua hill with good panoramic of Baliem Valley, unique local market of Wamena, Wesaput suspension hanging bridge and surrounding. Lunch serve at a local restaurant, while dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
ImageDAY 02: WAMENA - JIWIKA (Pig feast & dance) - WAMENA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, drive within 30minutes to Jiwika village in the North of Baliem valley, the village well-known with its old smoked mummy. You may explore the traditional village around, or climb the Mili’s mountain where salt pool existing on top. Here you will learn how the locals doing their traditional salt process. Lunch served en route. At noon, enjoy a local performance such as mocked war and traditional Earth oven cooking. Here you can be interacted with the Dani people and learn about their way of life. Afternoon back to Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 03: WAMENA - JAYAPURA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Jayapura. Arrival at airport of Jayapura You will have a full day sightseeing tour including Mac Arthur 2nd World War monument, Sentani lake and it's small islands. 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 for overnight and dinner.
DAY 04: JAYAPURA - DEPARTURE (B)
After breakfast, free at your own leisure until transfer to airport for your flight to next destinations.