BALIEM VALLEY - DANI AND LANI TRIBES IN WEST PAPUA
An exciting trekking program bringing you to the lost tribes of the Dani and Lani villages. To get to these lost people will have to travel to their home through the Jayawijaya mountains to the Baliem Valley. These tribes till today are completely isolated from the modern world and practice a life still filled with mysticism and tribal rights. These locations till today are some of the most exotic and remote on the Earth. Come and visit these ancient people before its’ too late.
Picturesque valleys, wild fauna and flora, crystal clean air and environment
Discover unique culture of Baliem Valley
Meet Dani and Lani tribes, get to know their culture and traditions
Breathtaking landscapes of Jayawijaya Mountains
BALIEM VALLEY: ITINERARY AND DETAILS
MEALS DURING THE TRIP
ARRIVAL JAYAPURA – WAMENA – NORTHERN BALIEM VALLEY
Upon arrival in Jakarta, you will have to catch a domestic flight to Jayapura in Papua.Your adventure will begin on arrival in Sentani Airport of Jayapura in Papua, Indonesia. You will be met by our representative in the airport for connection flight to Wamena. We ask that you pay special attention as we will be traveling to a remote area and flights can be delayed for any number of reasons. You will also only be able to bring 15 kilograms of luggage per passenger. We can assist in storing some extra luggage in Jayapura for you needed.
Once at Wamena you will be transferred to the hotel of Balim Pilamo by car. Here you will check in to the hotel and do a briefing with your guide. Lunch will be provided in the hotel and after we will take a short day tour around the local villages of the Baliem Valley. Here you can see their daily life, and then you will take a short hike through a pine forest crossing bridges and marveling at this unspoiled country. You will stop by villages and get to see a traditional home of the Dani tribe. After a few hours we will arrive at a dirt road where a car will be waiting to take us back to the hotel for dinner.
WAMENA – JIWIKA – WAGA WAGA – WAMENA
Shortly after breakfast you will take a scenic drive for 40 minutes to Jiwika Village. From here you will hike for 20 minutes to the village of Sumpaima where there is a 250 years old Mummy. From Sumpaima it is another 10 minute walk to the next village of Anemoigi. You will spend a bit more time exploring and get to know the Dani people and hopefully get to see their traditional dance and maybe even some unique souvenir.
From here you will trek back to the road and head back towards the hotel. Along the way you will also stop for a visit to other point of interest if there is still time like the Contilola Cave, Jibama Local Market, and local restaurant.
WAMENA – KURIMA – WAMENA
After breakfast, you will drive to Sogomo village in the southern part of Baliem Valley. From here yo sill start a long days hike of approximately five hours. You will hike through the picturesque Jayawijaya Mountains and meet more Dani tribes people and see them at work in their farms. After a local lunch you will get transferred back to your hotel in Wamena, where you can spend the rest of the day wandering or resting in this amazing setting.
After breakfast and farewells to your host and guide, a car will transfer you to the airport where you will catch your next flight to Jayapura. From here you can fly on to your next destination and if need be we will bring any luggage you left behind.
ADDITIONAL OPTIONS TO BE ARRANGED:
5 DAYS 4 NIGHTS:
RAJA AMPAT: DIVING, SNORKELING, BIRDS WATCHING, CHILLING ON THE MOST PRISTINE BEACHES IN ASIA
BALIEM VALLEY, WEST PAPUA : PRICE
- Group 2 pax: 2197 USD/pax
- Group 4 pax: 1774 USD/pax
- Group 6 pax: 1565 USD/pax
- Group 8 pax: 1526 USD/pax
- Group 10 pax: 1480 USD/pax
- Accommodation during the trip
- Internal flights: Jayapura – Wamena – Jayapura
- Meals marked in the itinerary
- Local guides services
- All transfers
- Entrance tickets and attractions marked in the itinerary
PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE:
- Taxes and airport bills
- Visa to Indonesia
- Flight ticket to and back from Indonesia
- Drinks to the meals
Do You need any assistance?
We carefully check and prepare all our itineraries and all of them can be modified depending on your needs, budget and interests.
Price depends on the season, group size and hotel availability. Contact us for free itinerary adjust.