Combination Baliem Valley & Asmat Adventure
Duration: 10 Days / 09 Nights Asmat Tribes & Baliem Valley
Start / Finish: Timika Airport - Jayapura Airport
Tour code: P2T - 19
DAY 01: TIMIKA ARRIVAL (L,D)
Arrive at Mozes Kilangin of Timika, meeting service with your guide then transfer to your hotel. Lunch time will serve in one of good restaurant in Timika. After lunch we do half day sight seeing tour to see local traditional market in Timika and transmigration area which decided by our goverment already. late afternoon, back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 02: TIMIKA – EWER - AGATS (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel, on its time transfer to Mozes Kilangin airport to catch the regular flight, (Ewer is a the name of airstrip in Asmat region) from Ewer by motorized canoe about 30 minutes to Agats (main town of Asmat regency). Upon arrival then check-in at local accommodation, after lunch walk to Syuru village, Asmat museum and Asmat foundation. Afternoon back to losmen for dinner and overnight stay
DAY 03: AGATS - BERITEN (B,L,D)
Breakfast at losmen, and then together with our cooks and helper on board the motorized canoe for about 3 hours to Beriten village. Lunch will have at a long house in Beriten, afternoon rowing with the Asmat tribe paddle up river to see the wild life in jungle and late afternoon back to the village to learn the way of life of Asmat people. After dinner we can visit Jow (long house) of Asmat people to see the man play drums and overnight stay at long house.
DAY 04: BERITEN – OMANDESEP (B.L,D)
After breakfast, prepare our stuffs for leaving then heading Omandesep for 3 hours by motorized canoe ride thru the ocean, will pass 2 big rivers and afterward arrive at the village walk to the long house for check-in and then as usual when the guest is arrive the Asmat people will welcome the guest by direct the guest to their long house. After lunch paddle or walk in to the swampy jungle with the Asmat people to see them processing sago (sago is the main food in Asmat). The process to make pure Sago can be one day and some of the locals also take the sago worm for protein. You will have the chance to taste the local food. Late afternoon walk or paddling back to the village for dinner and overnight.
DAY 05: OMANDESEP FULLDAY CEREMONY (B,L,D)
Stay at village to learn more about the Asmat culture. After breakfast you may see and enjoy the Asmat ceremonies such as dancing, canoes racing, Mbis pole (Mbis is considered to have such supra-natural power to protect their family). Lunch served by your cook. Afternoon by motorized canoe to see another Asmat villages or join the local people how to catch the shrimps and fishes. Dinner and overnight at local house or school.
DAY 06: OMANDESEP - AGATS (B,L,D)
After get the local arts from Asmat people, proceeded by motorized canoe to Agats. Lunch serve on boat. Arrive at Agats and you may walk around the town of Agats. Dinner & overnight at Asmat Inn of Agats / Padaelo Inn.
DAY 07: AGATS - TIMIKA (B,L,D)
Early in the morning by motorized canoe to Ewer airport for the flight back to Timika, upon arrival check in to hotel, after lunch is leasuare day dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 08: TIMIKA - JAYAPURA - WAMENA (B)
After having breakfast at hotel, transfer to airport for your Garuda flight to Jayapura. Upon arrive in Sentani airport of Jayapura make a connecting second flight IL -273 depature in 10.30. On arrival at Wamena airport, short transfer to your hotel, then visiting Wamena town such as Napua hill with good panoramic of Baliem Valley, unique local market of Wamena, Wesaput suspension hanging bridge and surrounding. Lunch serve at a local restaurant, while dinner and overnight stay at hotel.
DAY 09: WAMENA - JIWIKA (Pig feast & dance) - WAMENA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, drive within 30minutes to Jiwika village in the North of Baliem valley, the village well-known with its old smoked mummy. You may explore the traditional village around, or climb the Mili’s mountain where salt pool existing on top. Here you will learn how the locals doing their traditional salt process. Lunch served en route. At noon, enjoy a local performance such as mocked war and traditional Earth oven cooking. Here you can be interacted with the Dani people and learn about their way of life. Afternoon back to Hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
DAY 10: WAMENA - JAYAPURA - NEXT DESTINATION (B,L,D)
After breakfast, transfer to airport for your flight back to Jayapura. Arrival at airport of Jayapura and catch your flight to the next destination.