Southern Baliem Trekking
Southern Baliem Trekking, 8D/7N
DAY 01: JAYAPURA – WAMENA.
Arrivals in the morning at Jayapura airport, meeting service then fly by Trigana within 40 minutes to Wamena. Upon arrival at Wamena, proceed to Pasar Baru at Jibama market. There is a place where locals show local / tribal art for sale. Among them are the Koteka, grass skirt, arrow, arch, spear, stone axe, and stones with fossil in it, etc. Personal lunch at local restaurant. Then we drive up to the Napua hill & Sinatma village, from where you can have a nice view over the huge valley of Baliem. the town of Wamena looks like sit on the bottom of the huge valley. From here, we continue to Wesaput village to see the hanging bridge and the surrounding settlement. Back to hotel Baliem Pilamo, stay at deluxe room.
DAY 02: WAMENA – WUSEREM (B,L,D).
Drive to Sogokmo village for about 40 minutes, then with our porter and cook team, we walk to Wuserem village. We will be passing though the Dani garden, small villages, hills, rivers, and small forest. We spend about 8 hours walking today. Wuserem lies on a small hill, close to Baliem river. Arrival late in the afternoon, stay overnight at teacher house.
DAY 03: WUSEREM – PUKAM – WET (B,L,D).Breakfast at the teacher house, we will walk up hill for about 1⁄2 hours, then another quote flat trail to Pukam about 3 hours. We will be passing some jungles and gardens before arriving at Pukam, it lies on the edge of the forest. From here, we will proceed to Wet, another village lies about 4 hours walk from Pukam. The trail is relatively flat, and a little descends. Wet lies not too far from Wet River, right on a small valley. Pukam and Wet are the village of the mixture of Dani and Yali peoples, many of them has made cross marriage.
DAY 04: WET – LILIBAL – SOBA 1 (B,L,D).
Ascend for about 1⁄2 hours, then anther flat rail till Lilibal village. Lilibal lies on a high point of this small piece of flat highland. Wet to Lilibal will be about 4.5 hours, passing through garden and small forest. Stop for lunch at Lilibal. From Lilibal, walk to Soba 1 village, a village lies about 1 hour walk from Lilbal. Half of the trail from Lilibal is sagging, and other half flat. Before we reach Soba, we will be crossing 2 small rivers. Stay at local house is Soba 1.
DAY 05: SOBA 1 – WET – PUKAM (B,L,D).
Walk back to Wet village, take the same trail as the day before. From Wet, we proceed to Pukam village. We need about 8 – 9 hours on the tail today. Stay at the teacher house in Pukam.
DAY 06: PUKAM – WSAGALEP - WAMAREK (B,L,D).
The walk today will be about 1 hour ascend, then a little descend till Wesagalep village, about 3.5 hours walk after the ascend. Lunch at Wesagelp village. From here, another descends for about 1 hour till we reach a river, cross hanging bridge which is stretch over the river. Another 2 hours easy ascend will take us to Wamarek village.
DAY 07: WAMAREK – SOGOKOMO – WAMENA (B,L).
Final walk from Wamarek – Sogokmo via Hesegem village. We need about 6 – 7 hours walk today. Upon arrival at Sogokmo, the car will pick us up to hotel in Wamena. Stay at hotel Baliem Pilamo, deluxe room.
DAY 08: WAMENA – JAYAPURA (B).
At the appropriate time transfer to the airport tocatch your flight to Jayapura.
Accommodation at the local house in Yali / on tent as per itinerary.
Basic camping gear and cooking / dining equipment in the trekking.
English Speaking Guide.
Porter and cook during trekking.
Meals as per above detail (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Special Travel permit.
Permits and donations.
Accommodation at hotel in Wamena (Baliem Pilamo Hotel or similar / Non Star Hotel)
Activities mentioned on the above program
Airport taxes and extra baggage charges.
Airports and hotels porters.
Personal Expenses such as phone calls, laundry, beverages etc.
All expenses incurred due to the flight cancellations or due other causes beyond our control.
The above program is outline program only and subject to change with or without prior notice due to the weather, the conditions of the wave and any circumstances. In any case the guide has the RIGHT to change the program for the safety and convenient reason for our guest. These all packages excluded expenses incurred due to the causes beyond our control (force majeur). Expenses also incurred due to the flight cancellations or delays are not covered by Adventure Indonesia. Adventure Indonesia will assist in the rescheduling of all flights & organizing suitable accommodations, transport, etc. but ALL COSTS are to be covered by yourselves if the circumstances occur.