8 Days Papua - The Baliem Valley & Asmat
Tour Code: Iri-PT/03
DAY 01: JAYAPURA or SENTANI
arrival at Sentani Airport (Jayapura), transfer to Jayapura-the
Capital city of Irian Jaya province with direct check-in to HOTEL
MATOA or similar. (D)
DAY 02: JAYAPURA - WAMENA
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the Airport to depart for Wamena,
located in the Baliem valley. Upon arrival walk to the local market
where Dani people selling and buying their daily needs, then walk
across a picturesque hanging bridge to Wesaput, a traditional
village. After having lunch, explore Dani villages, including
Ayekama village to see the smoked mummy of the chief strongly
believed to offer protection for the people. Then on to other
surrounding villages to see traditional huts and to learn about
Dani culture and beliefs. Return to HOTEL BALIEM PALACE or similar
for accommodation and meals. (B,L,D)
DAY 03: WAMENA - AGATS - WARSE
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport to depart by flight
to Ewer, canoeing to Agats and having lunch. After lunch, canoeing
to Warse village to explore the community life of Asmat people.
Overnight in local guest house. (B,L,D)
DAY 04: WARSE - AGATS - ATSY
After having breakfast canoeing to Amborep and Amanamkai to see
the community of the Asmat. Proceed to Atsy for accommodation
at local guest house. (B,L,D)
DAY 05: ATSY - AGATS
After breakfast canoeing back to Agats. Then visit Asmat museum
and Syuru village. Back to homestay for accommodation and dinner.
DAY 06: AGATS - WAMENA
Breakfast at hotel. Canoeing back to Ewer for flying back to Wamena.
On arrival in Wamena, transfer to hotel Baliem Palace for accommodation.
Then drive to Jiwika to see the 250-years old mummy at Sopahima.
Return to hotel with stop at Kontitola stone cave. Dinner at hotel.
DAY 07: WAMENA – JAYAPURA or SENTANI
Breakfast at hotel. Walk to the Airport for your departure to
Jayapura. Upon arrival, transfer to HOTEL MATOA or similar for
accommodations and meals. After lunch, drive to scenic Lake Sentani
to enjoy the panorama, before proceeding to a local market. (B,L,D)
DAY 08: JAYAPURA - OUT
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to the airport to depart for your
next destination. (B)