Mek-Yali Tribe Adventure, 7 Days
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL AT JAYAPURA – WAMENA.
Arrival at Jayapura airport, then fly to Wamena, stay at hotel. Take a good sleep
DAY 02 : WAMENA - KOSAREK – SERKASI (B,L,D).
After breakfast ready to fly with Missionary charter plane to Kosarek, the home of Yali-Mek people up in the southeast of Wamena. Kosarek area was opened by Missionary in 70’s but the people still keep the tradition alive. They practiced cannibalism all at once great farmers and live in the remote area which is difficult to get contact with other places. You have time to organize porters until get ready leaving for Serkasi to stay overnight. On this entire trekking the terrains will be very hard, slippery, steep rocky hills, and rivers with no bridge to get across. Lunch will serve at Serkasi. Overnight and dinner at local hut of Serkasi. (Walk approx. 2-3 hours)
DAY 03 – 04 : AT SERKASI (B,L,D).
We stay at Serkasi, visit the local compound, or visit the local farmland, assist them at work, etc.
DAY 05 : SERKASI - BACK TO KOSAREK (B,L,D).
After breakfast at the host house, we spend the last half at this small village. The village lies close to a small forest. In the morning, we walk to their farm land, see the locals at work, or even assist them. Yali spent most of their time either for gardening or hunting. But now the number of animals are getting scarce. So planting is their main business now. At the appropriate time, we back to our host house for lunch and slowly back to Kosarek, the village with missionary house in Yali. Stay at local house.
DAY 06 : KOSAREK - WAMENA (B).
At the appropriate time, we fly back to Wamena. The flight time is depend on the weather. Kosarek short airstrip surrounded by local compounds. Every time an aircraft lading or takeoff, locals will come to greet or to say good bye to them. Today we will need to say good bye to the locals and back to the civilization, Wamena. The 40 minutes flight will take us back to the modern world of Irian Jaya. Arrival at Wamena, then transfer to hotel. Rest time.
DAY 07 : WAMENA – JAYAPURA - OUT (B).
Today we will drive to the airport for your flight to Jayapura and then continue to your next destination. END OF OUR SERVICES