West Papua Adventure
Day 1
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day 10 :
Arrival Sentani
After arrival at Sentani airport (DJJ) there will transfer to the orphanage for our project days. We will stay the next 10 days in the orphanage for our volunteer program. We will teach English and organize sport & leisure during the project.
 
Day 11: Sentani (B)
After breakfast we will make a boat tour on the Sentani lake and explore huge green mountains and visit locals on the small islands in this mysterious lake. You can buy beautiful natural paintings on bark from the locals. At the end of the afternoon we will return to our accommodation.
 
Day 12: Sentani - Balliem Valley (B)
After breakfast we will fly from the airport of Jayapura to Wamena, the main town of the Cultural Baliem Valley. The flight will take about one our and the view is amazing. Wee will fly over the emerald green rainforest and the huge mountain peeks around the Baliem Valley.
After landing we will walk to our accommodation. This short walk is nice and we will see lots of local men wearing a Koteka (penis gourd) and the women in only natural straw skirts.
Wamena is a small town with nice restaurants and traditional souvenir shops. We will make a walk to Pugima. Only Dani and Lani tribes live in the valley. Up to the highlands we can find the Yali tribes. The tribes difference by there traditional clothes and lifestyle.
 
Day 13: Baliem Valley (B)
After breakfast we will drive to Juika village, where 30 local people live together with a very old mummy. The mummy is a family member who past away and never gets buried.
We will visit a salty lake in the mountains, the locals grub salt from this lake. We will visit a colourful local market in the afternoon. The Nayakmarkt is always busy and you can see the local’s sale their products. At the end of the afternoon we will return to our accommodation for our overnight stay. We will make our self ready for a trekking in the Baliem Valley that starts tomorrow.
 
Day 14
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day 17:
Baliem ValleY Trekking (B,L,D)
Today we start a 4 days trekking through the south part of the Baliem Valley. We will walk maximal 6 ours per day. We will climb hills and mountains, follow local trails along wild rivers, crossing the river over an amazing bridge and passing local villages. The area is amazing and the nature is real pure and virginal.
We are supported by our guide, porters and cook. They will provide food, drinks and kitchen utensils for our traditional lunches and dinners. We will stay in local Dani houses or at the village chief house, so we can explore the real Papua culture and live like local people. During this trekking we go back to basic: sleeping on a floor mat and wash ourselves in the river. We will work a lot with friendly local Papua people, and support them and their families with earning their money. Because this is their island and we like to support them must during this tour. After 4 days we will return to our hotel in Wamena. We can take a fresh shower and make ourselves ready to visit one of the local restaurants.
 
Day 18: Baliem Valley (free day) (B)
After breakfast is a free program. You can choose to explore another part of the Baliem Valley or just take a walk in Wamena for some local souvenirs from the local Papua citizens. This is our last night in this amazing valley. Tomorrow we return to Jayapura.
 
Day 19: Baliem Valley - Jayapura (B)
After breakfast we will walk to the airport in Wamena to catch our flight back to Jayapura, the capital city of West Papua. During our trip to Jayapura you can enjoy amazing views over the bay and mountains. After we check in to our accommodation we will visit Base G beach made by General MacArthur and we visit a local museum in Jayapura. From the top of a mountain is a magnificent view over the Humboldt bay of Jayapura. The rest of the afternoon free program.
 
Day 20: Jayapura - Next Destination (B)
After breakfast transfer to the airport of Sentani for a flight to our next destination.
 

(B) = Breakfast
(L) = Lunch
(D) = Dinner

   
 
Packet Rates
Per Pax
1 pax /net/Single traveller € 1.535,-
  2 pax /net/person/sharing twin € 1.203,-
  3 pax /net/person/sharing twin € 1.173,-
  4 pax /net/person/sharing twin € 1.127,-
  Single room supplement € 195,- p.p
   
  Included:
 
  • airport transfers
  • all accommodations on bed and breakfast base
  • water, tea and coffee during breakfast
  • private car with driver, fuel and parking fee
  • return air ticket from Jayapura to Wamena
  • boat during visit Lake Sentani
  • entrance fee and excursion fee as per intinerary
  • english speaking guide
  • porters and cook during 4-days trekking
  • festival (Baliem Valley ceremony)
  • project fee
  • certification of participation
 
Exclusief:
 
  • tickets to Jayapura
  • airport taxes
  • other meals
  • optional excursions
  • tips
  • personal expenses
  • passport photo and travel permit (Surat Jalan)
  • drinks/beverage
  • donations
  • insurances