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Baliem Valley Resort Tour

 

Day 1: Jayapura - Wamena

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaArrive at Jayapura’s Sentani Airport and take a short flight to Wamena. Transfer to The Baliem Valley Resort. After lunch, visiting the local market in Wamena and hanging bridge in Sinakma in the afternoon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: Saltspring and Mummy

Baliem MummyMorning drive to Jiwika, walk up to the salt-water spring on the mountain (45 minutes walk). Local Dani women will demonstrate how to make salt in traditional way. Back to Jiwika, we will have lunch in the village of Kurulu. After lunch we visit the mummy at Sopahima, and also some typical Dani Villages nearby. An easy and very interesting walk through the Dani County is waiting for us.

 

Day 3: Pig Festival of The Dani Tribe

Baliem Pig Festival

In the morning, we will be leaving the resort for fully day traditional pig festival in a Dani village. It will be your chance to see a full ceremony and take picture from each event. The traditional pig cooking with hot stones is one of the most interesting events on the highland of Irian Jaya.

 

Day 4: Wamena - Jayapura

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaTransfer to the airport and take a short flight to Jayapura.
Upon arrival, direct city sightseeing to Jayapura with lunch enroute.
Overnight at Swiss-Belhotel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 5: Departure

Transfer to the airport and fly to your next destination.

 

Package Includes:

  • 3x overnight in The Baliem Valley Resort.
  • 1x overnight in Swiss-Belhotel, Jayapura.
  • Daily transportation.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Tour as per itinerary.
  • All entrance fees.
  • Special Travel permit.
  • Return tickets Jayapura - Wamena - Jayapura.
  • Meals Full board.

Excludes:

  • Additional drinks and personal expenses.
  • Airport tax.


Rates upon Request .

 

Baliem Valley Tour

 

Day 1: Denpasar - Jayapura - Wamena (L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaDepart to Jayapura on GA 652 (02.30 - 08.40). 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 Resort. Afternoon free at leisure or visiting the Dani’s Hamlet in Hotel area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: Trekking South Baliem Gorge (B, L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort Papua

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.

 

Day 3: Salt Spring and Mummy (B, L, D)

Baliem Salt SpringIn 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.

 

Day 4: Pass Valley & Kotilola Cave (B, L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaEarly 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.

 

Day 5: Pig Festival (B, L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaA 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.

 

Day 6: Wamena - Jayapura (B, L, D)

Sentani Lake Baliem ValleyTransfer 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 at Swiss-Belhotel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 7: Jayapura - Denpasar (B)

Transfer from Sentani airport to next destination.
End of Service.

 

Baliem Valley Tour

 

Package Includes:

  • 5x overnights in The Baliem Valley Resort.
  • 1x overnight at Swiss-Belhotel (Jayapura).
  • Daily transportation.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Tour as per itinerary.
  • All entrance fee and donations.
  • Police permit.
  • Return tickets Jayapura - Wamena - Jayapura.
  • Meals Full board.

Excludes:
  • Additional drinks and personal expenses.
  • Airport tax.

 

Rates upon Request .

 

Remarks:
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.

 

 

 

Baliem Valley Tour

 

Day 1: Denpasar - Jayapura - Wamena (L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaDepart to Jayapura on GA 652, departing at 02.30. Arrive at Jayapura Sentani Airport 08.40 and take a short flight to Wamena. After arriving in Wamena, transfer to and overnight at The Baliem Valley Resort. Enjoy your leisure afternoon or visit the Dani’s Hamlet near the Hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2: Salt Spring, Kurulu - Mummy, Traditional Dani Hamlet (B, L, D)

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.

 

Baliem Valley Resort Papua

 

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.

 

Day 3: Pig Cooking Festival (B, L, D)

Pig Festival Baliem ValleyA 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.

 

Day 4: Pyramid Region (B, L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaStarting in the morning we visit the native market in Wamena, then driving along the western side of the valley. Landscape in the west part is different compared to the east, it is dominated by grass savannas, and giant acacia trees growing along the riverbank. There will be many opportunities for you to take beautiful countryside photographs. We will take short stops at the traditional markets at Elagaima and Kimbim. Depend on the weather and road condition we may drive up to the Magi Mountain in the Pyramid region, which provides a spectacular view over the western Baliem River and an excellent location for enjoying your lunch. The settlement of Pyramid in the northern Baliem Valley was one of the first missionary stations in the early 50´s. Later we enjoy a relaxing drive back to the Resort. (180 kms altogether).

 

Day 5: Voyage by Boat in the Baliem River (B, L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaIn the morning we take our Safari Bus to the north, passing the City of Wamena to the Assologaima region. Our journey begins on the river in our specially design Raft, heading downstream until we reach the suspension bridge of Wesaput. The fun voyage passes beautiful forests and wild groves of sugar cane. Along the river and hidden in the shadows of big acacia-trees are Dani hamlets. We can observe how Dani women wash the sweet potatoes for their dinner and occasionally we pass the natives on their traditional one-tree-boats.

 

In the afternoon, reaching the suspension bridge of Wesaput, our Safari Bus is waiting to drive us back to the Resort, after our raft it’s safely tied on the roof.

 

Day 6: Wamena City Tour (B, L, D)

Baliem Valley Resort PapuaIn the morning drive to the biggest traditional market in the heart of Wamena where you can meet hundreds of Dani selling and bartering their products. Traditional arts and crafts like stone axes, grass nets, arrows and bows are offered for sale. Next we drive to the local market near the Wamena Bridge, passing beautiful landscape just waiting to be photographed. Our journey continues to the water power station at the upper course of the Wamena River, where we will have our lunch break surrounded by wonderful nature. Drive on to the powerful Baliem River near Wesaput, where a big suspension bridge has to be crossed to reach the traditional Dani hamlets on the other side of the river. Before we drive back to the Resort you have time for shopping in Wamena.

 

Day 7: Wamena - Jayapura (B, L, D)

Transfer to Wamena and take a short flight to Jayapura. Upon arrival direct city sightseeing Jayapura. Visiting Sentani Lake, Anthropological Museum (subject to change) and local Market Hamadi. Overnight at Swiss-Belhotel.

 

Day 8: Jayapura Departure (B)

Breakfast at Hotel, then transfer to the Airport for your next Destinations.

 

Baliem Valley Tour

 

Package Includes:

  • 6x overnights in The Baliem Valley Resort.
  • 1x overnight in Swiss-Belhotel, Jayapura.
  • Daily transportation.
  • English speaking guide.
  • Tour as per itinerary.
  • All entrance fee and donations.
  • Police permit.
  • Return tickets Jayapura - Wamena - Jayapura.
  • Meals Full board.

Excludes:
  • Additional drinks and personal expenses.
  • Airport tax.
  • Airfair to Jayapura.

 

Rates upon request .

 

 

 

Special Packages

5 Days / 4 Nights Baliem Valley Tour
Morning drive to Jiwika, walk up to the salt-water spring on the mountain (45 minutes walk). Local Dani women will demonstrate how to make salt in traditional way.

7 Days / 6 Nights Baliem Valley
In the morning we drive to the southern Baliem Valley. The road ends in a village called Sogogmo, about 3 km before Kurima. First a suspension bridge has to be crossed.

8 Days / 7 Nights 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.

 

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The Baliem Valley Resort
Sekan Village (around 20 km by road from Wamena Airport)
Baliem Valley Kabupaten Jayawijaya Papua Indonesia
THE BAGUS DISCOVERY GROUP © 2014
Nusa Dua Bali Tours & Travel
P.O. Box 3439 Jl. I Gusti Ngurah Rai, 300 B
Tuban Denpasar Bali 80034 Indonesia
Phone. (62 361) 761877 Fax. (62 361) 761896