BALIEM VALLEY Prgram 6 DAYS – 5 NIGHT
more than 3 pax please ask for our special rates
START AND FINISH : JAYAPURA AIRPORT
DAY 01 : JAYAPURA ARRIVE - WAMENA ( LD )
Arrive at Sentani airport of Jayapura, meet by Grand Irian tours guide or representative,
then catch the Trigana 3rd flight to Wamena at 11.00, up on arrival have a lunch at local restaurant in Wamena, aftwerwards, heading for tour around Wamena visit Napua village for viewing the town and walking through the Lani tribes compound, heading for Wesaput hangging bridge, aftenoon drive up to Baiem Pilamo for dinner and stay orvernight
DAY 02 : WAMENA SYOKOSIMO HITUGI (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, then you will drive 30 hours to Sogokmo where the trekking begins with guide, cook and porters. Walk and crossing the metal suspension bridge on Baliem river near Sogokmo then hike 5 hours through the beautiful countryside and Dani village to Hitugi. You will encounter and greeted by the Dani people who work in their step 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 USEREM IBIROMA ( B,L,D )
Today we hike up and down, the trail is steep and could be very sleeper if it is rains. The first 2 hours hike to the village of Userem is through the steep sweet potato garden near the Baliem river, but the scenery is spectacular. 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 ( 40 m ) width traditional suspension bridge on Baliem river. From the Baliem river the trail is going up and takes 2.5 hours to arrive in the village of Ibiroma. Our accommodation is at a local traditional guesthouse.
DAY 04: IBIROMA SOGOKMO JIWIKA WAMENA( B,L,D )
From ibiroma village in the southern of Baliem Gorge, we hike 3 hours to Sogokmo.. The local people life and tradition remain unchanged here, and the sophisticate agriculture system has been practiced along time ago. Arrive in Sogokmo we drive 1.5 hours to Jiwika in the north of the valley via the town of Wamena. Lunch at a local restaurant in the 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 Pig feast and dance in the village of Anemoigi. Late afternoon drive to Baliem pilamo for dinner and stay overnight.
DAY 05 : WAMENA JAYAPURA ( B,L,D )
Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Wamena airport for a flight departure to Jayapura on Trigana. Upon arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura, transfer to Sentani Indah hotel then touring the area. You will view someof the WW II memorial sites, e.g. : Mc. Arthur Monument at Ifar Gunung, and 1 hour boat excursion in the lake of Sentani to see the local tribe life in the village. Lunch at Yougwa restaurant in the side of lake, afternoon continue touring and visit the museum Abepura and Hamadi market. Dinner and accommodation at Sentani Indah hotel.
DAY 06 JAYAPURA - DEPARTURE ( B )
Breakfast at hotel, then transfer to Sentani airport for your flight departure.
Ends of Service
URGENT NOTE :
The pig killing program in the day of 3rd is not included yet in our price, BUT, the dani mock war and dances and cooking with traditional way is still done as per our contract itinerary, BUT, without killing a pig only. It’s causing the pig price is to expensive and difficult to find.
Hotel as per itinerary (Sentani Indah/ jayapura and Baliem Pilamo hotel/ Wamena), meals on F/B (BLD), traveling permit arrangements, all transfer in/out and charter private car during tour, tour donations, helper fee, accommodation in the villages, donation to the villagers, airport porter, dani mock war, dances and traditional cooking shows, English speaking guide, 2 bottle of mineral water per pax/ day, helper fee, cigarettes for local peoples.
Any Domestic Flights, Travel Insurance, Airport taxes and extra baggage charges.
Personal Expenses such as phone calls, laundry, beverages/drinks etc.
All expenses incurred due to the flight cancellations or due other causes beyond our control.