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Baliem Gorge Trekking 12 Days And 11 Nights


Day 01 : JAYAPURA-ARRIVAL (L.D)
Arrival at airport of Jayapura check in to the hotel, lunch, dinner and overnight at hotel. The rest of the day is free program.

Day 02 : JAYAPURA - KURIMA - KILISE (B,L,D)
After breakfast then transfer to airport for your 40 minutes flight to Wamena. Arrive at Wamena airport, then drive in 1 hour to Kurima with your guide, porters and cook, the starting point of the trekking, Kurima is the sub District of the tribe on level terrain then continue climbing the Hesegem hill on the direction of Kilise. 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. (Walk approx. 2.5 hours).

 

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Day 03 : KILISE – IBIROMA - WAMEREK (B,L,D)
After breakfast, proceed to Wamerek village by passing Ibiroma village. Today's walk is a little harder with narrow and slippery paths up down of the hills with about 1.800 meters of elevation. But you may also enjoy the nature's beauty, and along the trail you will meet local people with friendly smile in their traditional clothes.
Lunch will be ser at the edge of Tangma river and you can clean your body while the cook preparing the food. After lunch we continue to Wamerek within 30 minutes, dinner and overnight stay at a teacher’s house or school. Tents will be settled up (Walk Approx. 5 hours)

 

Day 04 : WAMEREK - WESAGALEP (BL,D)
The next morning after breakfast continue trekking to Wesagalep village for about 6 hours. You are proceeding to cross suspension hanging bridge over Baliem river, to cross this bridge you have to pay more attention because the bridge is already old. Lunch will be served at a small waterfall and you may refresh yourself in the water. The way to Wesagalep village from the river is going up the hill and you again can see the gorgeous scenery from the other side. Dinner and overnight at school of Wesagalep. (Walk approx 6 hours)

 

Day 05 : WESAGALEP – PUKAM (B,L,D)
Having breakfast, start with a steep half an hour through yam gardens to the upper most compound of Wesagalep which offers a great panorama of steep forest slopes and garden. Then unpleasant hour of mud brought us to the river for lunch, after lunch continue the trekking thru the rain forest and highland Pandanus the forest is unusual here made of huge trees their trunks draped in moss of several colors. While the path getting much drier means that Pukam village is already near. Dinner and overnight at school. We will set up the tents for sleeping. (Walk Approx. 5 Hours)

 

Day 06 : PUKAM – WUSEREM (B.L.D)
Walk for about 4 hours thru tropical rain forest, there are many tropical flowers along the trail. Quite often you have to balance your way along the big logs which are wet and slippery. However, the porters are quite helpful supporting you and willing to carry you across (piggy back) on the bad paths. After come out from the rain
forest you may enjoy the spectacular Baliem gorge and going down the river where cooks preparing our lunch, you may soak your aching bones in the river. Another 2 hours we will arrive in Wuserem village for dinner and overnight at school or in church.

 

Day 07 : WUSEREM - SYOKOSIMO (B.L.D)
Having banana pancake for breakfast and then and follow the regular path down until Syokosimo, today is easy trekking but the landscape is very beautiful and really marvelous one. While we rest on the top of the hill the wind blows very hard and never boring live in this area. Lunch boxes have provided in Syokosimo, after lunch you can go to swim in Mugi river in not polluted water. Late afternoon you can play with children in the school yard close to our accommodation. (Walk approx.
4 hours)


Day 08 : SYOKOSIMO – HITUGI (B.L.D)
Today there is no village we passed until we reach Hitugi village, but we will cross the traditional bridge crossing the Mugi river. Today we are going to see mixed Dani and Yali tribes. These two tribes have different in the way of life, lunch will serve en-route and dinner and stay at local accommodation (Walk approx 5 hours).

 

Day 09 : HITUGI – UGEM - KURIMA – WAMENA (B.L.D)
After breakfast, continue the last trekking to Kurima via Ugem village with nice view down to Mugi river and garden on the mountain rigde. Have lunch on the way, arrive in Kurima sub district then by car within 1 hours to Wamena. Dinner and overnight at Baliem Pilamo hotel. (Walk approx. 5 hours)

 

Day 10 : WAMENA – JIWIKA (PIG FEAST) - WAMENA (B.L.D)
After breakfast at hotel, driving to the northern part of Baliem valley to a village that well known with its old smoked MUMMY. Today is the highlight of your journey because you will enjoy local performance such as MOCK WAR and traditional earth oven cooking. You can interact with the local Dani people and learn about their way of life, lunch will serve with local sweet potatoes and grill pork. On the way back to hotel we stop at the traditional market of Wamena. Dinner will be served at a local restaurant.

 

Day 11 : WAMENA – JAYAPURA (B.L.D)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Jayapura. Arrival at airport of Jayapura You may have a full day sightseeing tour including Mac Arthur 2nd World War monument, Sentani lake by long boat. 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 12 : JAYAPURA – NEXT DESTINATION (B)
After breakfast, transfer in time to Sentani airport for the next Destination.

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