Trekking Southern Baliem Valley 7D/6N
Trekking Southern Baliem Valley is a 7D/6N trekking trip, it will be the best experience to trek down the countryside of Papua with its interesting trek. Surrounded by dense forests, Baliem valley is located deep in the heart of West Papua. Baliem Valley trekking scenery is incredibly beautiful, explore the traditional Papuan tribe, villages and see local people working in the field while trekking down the valley. The Baliem Valley is a popular destination for adventure travelers, anthropologists, and photographers.
Day 1. Arrival Sentani Airport, Jayapura
Arrive at Sentani airport, meet your guide and transfer directly to the hotel. After check-in we are going to the police office for a Permit Letter. The remaining day you will make a sightseeing tour around downtown Jayapura.
Day 2. Wamena
Today after breakfast, you will take a domestic flight to Wamena, the highland town of Papua. The duration is about 50 minutes operated by Trigana Air or Wings Air. You will observe and sightseeing surroundings of Wamena town such as visiting the traditional market. The rest of the day is to prepare for the 4-day trekking to Southern Baliem Valley with your gears, local guide and porters. Overnight at Baliem Pilamo Hotel.
Day 3. Sogokmo – Kilise Village Ibiroma
After breakfast at the hotel, you will go to Sogokmo Village by car with all your gears, the tour guide, cook and porters. Then we start a 6-hour trekking to Ibiroma Kilise village. Lunch box will be prepared for you. In this route you will pass a few Dani tribe villages and potato-fields, also women and men are working on the fields. Along the way you will be spoiled with beautiful nature and the beauty of Baliem river. Stay overnight at simple accommodation in Kilise village of Ibiroma.
Day 4. Wesagaleb Village – Tangma and Wamarek Village
After breakfast, the trekking continues to the down hills of Wesagaleb village in 6 hours by passing Tangma and Wamarek villages. The beautiful and challenging nature will accompany you during the trekking, you will also cross Baliem River. Lunch box will be served enroute. Overnight at local house.
Day 5. Trekking to Pilawa Village
After breakfast, you will be trekking up the hills by enter the forest and following by trek down to Userem village. Afterward, you will be continuing your trekking to Pilawa village near Seima village. Lunch box is served during the trekking. Overnight at a simple accommodation.
Day 6. Trekking back to Wamena
Today after breakfast, you will be trekking to Wamena town direction by passing high hills. From there you can see the gorgeous view over Wamena town. After enjoying the view, we continue the trekking down to Minimo village until we reached the Muara. The trip continues by car back to Baliem Pilamo Hotel for check-in. Trekking duration is approximately 5 to 6 hours and lunch box will be served during the trekking.
Day 7. Wamena – Sentani Airport Jayapura
In the early morning after breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport of Wamena to catch your flight back to Sentani Airport and continue your trip to your next destination.
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Baliem Palino Hotel
- Hotel incl. breakfast
- All accommodations in the villages
- Car/ minivan with driver
- English speaking guide
- Cook & Porters
- Meals & biscuits during trekking
- Drinks during trekking (mineral water, coffee & tea)
- Donations to the locals
- Police permit
- Return Flight Jayapura – Wamena
- Lunch & Dinner (outside trekking)
- Soft drinks
- Taking pictures of the locals
- Tipping Guide & Porters
- Other Personal Expenses
- Day pack
- Long trek pants
- Comfortable trekking/ walking shoes
- Extra socks
- Hat/ Cap
- Insect repellent
- Small towel
- Sandals (optional)
- Sunglasses (optional)
- Spray/Balm for muscles
- Trekking stick
- Personal medicines
- Extra trail snack