Morning Arrival at Sentani airport of Jayapura, met and assisted for a connecting flight to Wamena, about 45 minutes flying by smaller aircraft. Arrival in Wamena, enjoy afternoon visiting Jibama traditional market, Dani villages and a traditional hanging bridge. Overnight at hotel in Wamena (L, D)
After breakfast, by charter car transfer to Sogokmo for about 40 minutes with accompanied also by your cook and local porters, the starting point of the trekking. Heading to Kurima, sub District of the tribe on level terrain then continue climbing the Hesegem hill on the direction of Kilise, the destination village. Along the trails, you will meet local people in their activities and yet the scenery is very beautiful around. Lunch served en route. Afternoon you may explore the traditional villages and learn about the people way of life. Dinner and stay at local guest house of Kilise. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, half enjoy the dani dance and mock battle, then after lunch you proceed to descend the steep hill up to Wanem village via Ibiroma. You will see and meet with local people who working at their
sweet potatoes gardens. From hills of Wanem, you may enjoy the spectacular view of Baliem George. Arrive at Sogokmo, driving for about 40 minutes to Wamena, check in Baliem Pilamo hotel for dinner and stay overnight. (B, L, D)
Fly back to Jayapura and have Jayapura city sightseeing before transferred to your hotel in the city. The tour takes you to the Mc. Arthur war memorial, then about an hour leisurely boat trip on Lake Sentani to see way of life of those living on the lake shore. There will chance to hunt
local souvenirs at Hamadi Market. (B, L, D)
Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)
Meals indication (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
The pig killing program is not included yet in our price, BUT, the dani mock war and dances is still done as per our contract itinerary, . It’s causing the pig price is to expensive and difficult to find since the sporadic cholera then killed so many pigs in the high land. Should you want to included the pig killing in the program we have add the extra cost for pig USD 400.00 per ceremony.
Hotel as per itinerary (Grand Alison hotel or similar/ 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 village, donation to the villagers, airport porter, dani mock war, dances, English speaking guide, 2 bottle of mineral water per pax/ day, cigarettes for local peoples & Airfare Jayapura-Wamena-Jayapura
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 delay, cancellations or due other causes beyond our control
All foreigners touring Irian Jaya must be in possession of travel permit, and requirement for arranging a permit are copy of passport (ID page) and 2 pieces of the recent photograph (4×6 cm). We would need to have received the documents at least two weeks before your arrival in Papua.