Papua New Guinea; Baliem Valley Trekking AE02

6 Days From £0 (670 USD)

Immerse yourself in the traditional Papua New Guinea culture and marvel at the beautiful and unspoilt landscapes as you trek through the Baliem Valley.

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Key Information

Travel Style: Small Group
Start Location: Jayapura, Papua New Guinea
End Location: Jayapura, Papua New Guinea
Accommodation: Hotel, Local Houses
Period: All Year Round
Difficulty: Suitable for Most Travelers

About The Operator

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Years In Business: 10

Description

A full day by day itinerary will be provided by the tour operator when you make an enquiry about this holiday.

Includes
- Hotel in Wamena and accommodations in villages as mentioned in the itinerary
- All meals as specified
- All Tour, transfers
-Land Transports to the villages
- English-speaking guide,
- cooks with its equipments,
- Porter for trekking
- Entrance fees to Villages.
- Traveling Permit for Papua
- Traditional dance performance

Excludes
- International flights

Airfares
-Jayapura-Wamena-Jayapura (return) =USD.140.00 / person

Note
-Above program and itinerary is flexible or depend on local conditions, flights, weather etc

Prices per person, based on 2 people traveling - please submit an enquiry to receive a personalized itinerary and costs.

Itinerary
Day 01. Arrival Jayapura - Wamena (D) - Arrival Jayapura, meet by your guide, and continue your flight depart to Wamena at 10.ooAM or 12.ooAM. Upon arrival at Wamena airport transfer to Baliem Pilamo Hotel for a short briefing about the trekking. Visit Pugima hanging bridge and Jibama Local Market. Rest of the day is free program while the guide make further preparation for the next day. Lunch and dinner at Baliem Pilamo Hotel or similar.
Day 02. Wamena – Kurima - Hitugi (B,L,D) - Breakfast at hotel. From here you will drive to Sogokmo where the trekking begins with guide, cook and porters. Walk and crossing the metal suspension bridge on Baliem River near by Sogokmo then hike up to 5 hours through the beautiful country side and Dani villages to Hitugi. You will encounter and greeted by the Dani people who work in their steep sweet potato garden, arrive in Hitugi in the afternoon, accommodation at the head of the village house. Lunch and dinner will provide by our cook.
Day 03. Hitugi - Sykosimo (B,L,D) - From Hitugi village, we hike 1,5 hours down to Mugi river and cross the small traditional rope bridge near a small water fall. From the waterfall we still hike 30 minutes and will arrive in the village of Syokosimo, accommodation at the teacher's house. After lunch in the village, we hike to the next Danis compounds lie on the top of the hill to explore and experience the Dani daily life and culture. Late afternoon we return back to our accommodation in the village for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04. Syokosimo - Userem – Ibiroma or Kilise (B,L,D) - Today, we hike up and down, the trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is in rainy season. The first 2 hours hike to the village of Userem through the steep sweet potato garden near the Baliem river. In userem village we cross another metal suspension bridge on the Mugi river, and after 30 minutes walk from Mugi river we will encounter and crossing another longer (40m) width traditional suspension bridge on Baliem river. From the Baliem river the trail is going up and take 2,5 hours to arrive in the village of Ibiroma. Or continue walking to Kilise village. Our accommodation is at a local house.
Day 05. Kilise - Kurima - Jiwika (B,L,D) - From Ibiroma or Kilise village in the southern of Baliem Valley gorge, we hike 2 hours to Kurima. The still traditional Dani village are very close and can be briefly explore during the hike to Kurima. The local people life and traditional remain unchanged here, and the sophisticate agriculture system has been practiced along time ago. Arrive in Kurima by noon, we drive 1,5 hours to Jiwika in the northern of the valley via the town of Wamena. Lunch at local restaurant in town, afternoon we may walk and visit the Dani villages near Jiwika, including the 250 years old mummy at Sumpaima village and view the Dani’s traditional compound of Anemoigi. the whole afternoon is spent in the village of Anemoigi where we can view the Dani Traditional Dance , & Mock battle. We will see how the dani make fire traditionally. Later afternoon return to the town and stay at hotel .
Day 06. WAMENA – JAYAPURA – DEPARTURE (B) - After breakfast at your hotel, transfer to the airport leaving for Jayapura by Trigana Air ETD 07:00. Arrive in Jayapura our staff will meet you at the Airport and accompany you for check in for the next flight for UPG, JKT and BALI.