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Baliem Gorge Papua Trekking

Baliem gorge papua trekking in the southern part of Baliem valley passing through jungle valley, meet with tribes, Baliem valley hike and Wamena village.

This trekking is in Southern part of Baliem valley which the tour program combines to explore deep inside the jungle of Baliem valley. you will need approximatley at least 4 hours walking time each day through the valley, hilly, staying in the villages and tents. This grade trek is hard. you will need physically fit. so you can enjoy Baliem gorge papua trekking.

General Knowledge:
snake of irianjaya Papua island’s wildlife is possibly the most interesting in the world and yet the least known, lets visited or researched now. Because there are over 2.500 species of orchid including hundreds of species that are of medical importance. Irian Jaya or Papua is approximately half of New Guinea island and therefore many of its animal and plants have evolved totally in isolation and it hasn’t been invaded by other species from Asia or other parts of the world. They aren’t any monkeys or at least none have been seen but an animal has evolved that can climb trees and can live of their fruits and leaves. Incredibly this creature is a kangaroo. Papua Orchid Although it retains big feet and a long snout it has a winding, Pink, prehensile tail and with this is able to lumber about through the treetops. About 650 different kinds of birds live in Papua and some 450 are totally native to this island. The Victoria crowned pigeon , the world’s largest pigeon is a brilliant lavender with a delicate crown of feathers and bright red eyes. Parrots, Cockatoo, and Lories brighten up the forest with their red, yellow, and purple colors. Papua is also home to some very strange birds as well. The mega pods or brush turkeys, which bury their eggs in sand or piles of vegetation are found here.

The temperature in the highland can be very hot at the day time which sometimes reach to 27 Celsius degrees but may drop quickly at night to 14-15 Celsius degrees. While down in the lowland, the humidity might reach to 85% and yet the temperature doesn’t seem cooler at night. The rain fall is high which averagely about 1,000 cm per annum - therefore this region possesses some of Indonesia’s largest rivers.

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baliem gorge papua trekking

Baliem Gorge Papua Trekking

8 Days – 7 Nights
Start / Finish: Jayapura airport.
Tour Code: KNLR-DJJ-BGPT-8D.
Departure: Daily - You may arrange your own date.
Grade: Hard Trek.

Baliem Gorge Papua Trekking Itinerary

Day 01: Jayapura Arrival - Connecting to Wamena

Upon arrival at Jayapura airport, meet and greeting service by your guide and check in on the flight to Wamena around 11.00h, right in the heart of the Baliem Valley. Flying past vertical mountain cliffs and mist clad valleys, you will understand why the place remained isolated for so many centuries ! After passing local customs – there are alcohol restrictions in the Baliem Valley. We will explore the area and get first impressions of another world. Napua Hills with its panoramic view of the valley, Wesaput village and its traditional hanging bridge, some Dani villages and a traditional market. Afternoon check-in at your hotel, your base for further valley explorations. Stay over night at hotel.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Baliam Pilamo Hotel

Day 02: Wamena - Kurima - Kilise Trekking (Walking time Approx. 4 hours)

After breakfast, then drive in 40 minutes to Sogokmo with your guide, porters and cook, the starting point of the trekking to Kurima, 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Local house

Day 03: Kilise - Ibiroma - Wamerek Trekking (Walking time Approx. 5 hours)

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 enjoying 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. Stay over night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Teachers house

Day 04: Wamerek - Wesagalep Trekking

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tent

Day 05: Wesagalep - Trekking to Wuserem

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 through the rain forest and highland Pandanus the forest is unusual here made of huge trees their trunks draped in moss of several colors. 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. Stay over night.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Simple house

Day 06 : Wuserem - Kurima - Jiwika (Pig’s feast and Dance) – Wamena

After breakfast, then going down with moderate walk until Kurima sub-district, again you can enjoy very nice view and you also can see the Dani women sell their product beside the path. Another 2 hours we will arrive in Kurima to catch the car for driving back to Wamena, After arrival in Wamena we directly 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 BALIEM PILAMO HOTEL we stop at the traditional market of Wamena.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner(local restaurant)
Accommodation: Baliem Pilamo Hotel

Day 07 : Wamena - Jayapura Sightseeing Tour

After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Jayapura. Arrival at airport of Jayapura we drive in 1.5 hours to Depapre with passing some Sentani traditional fishermen’s house and sago trees. Along the way you can also see the first transmigration people sent by the Local government who live in this area mix together with the local people. Upon arrive in Depapre we take motorized boat to Kisy-Kisy in 20 minutes for lunch. In this beach you can do swimming, relaxing, snorkeling. The beach is very clean and white sand. Late Afternoon driving back to Jayapura city for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner(local restaurant)
Accommodation: Swiss Belhotel

Day 08 : Jayapura - Next Destination - Tour Ends

After breakfast, transfer in time to Sentani airport for your flight to next Destination.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: None.

Trekking Cost Inclusion:

Trigana air ticket Jayapura - Wamena - Jayapura (RT) include airport taxes
All land transportations including airport transfer in Jayapura and Wamena
Accommodation 2 Nights Baliem Pilamo hotel based on double/ Twin room in Wamena
4 Nights at Local House
Accommodation 1 night at Swiss belhotel in Jayapura
English speaking guide
Traveling permit arrangement
Cook and porters fee
Donation / Entrance fee
All activities mentioned on the above program

Price Exclusion:

Airfare Jakarta Jayapura and Jayapura Sorong
Travel insurance, extra baggage charge
Personal expenses such as phone call, laundry, beverages etc.
All expenses incurred due to the flight cancellation or due other causes beyond our control.

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