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JAYAPURA – WAMENA
Witness ancient methods of salt production, discover a 280 year-old mummy and partake in a traditional pig festival. The coastal capital of Jayapura will also be explored before flying out to Bali or Sulawesi.
7 Days (168 Hours)
Group & Private
Traditional Market, Shopping, City Tours, Cultural, Heritage, Historical
2 – 4 Person : USD 2230 / Person
5 – 8 Person : USD 1893 / Person
9 – 12 Person: USD 1088 / Person
Upon arrival this morning at the airport in Jayapura you are picked up by the local English speaking Exo Travel guide and continue flying to Wamena. From the airport in Wamena you are transferred by car to the hotel for check in.
Recommended flight (airfares not included and quoted separately. Schedules are subject to change without prior notice): Garuda Indonesia GA650 from Jakarta to Jayapura, departing at 21:00 and arriving at 07:05 (+1 day)
Important note: The flights from Jayapura to Wamena only available with the blacklisted airlines, Trigana Air IL275 from Jayapura to Wamena, departing at 11:45 and arriving at 12:15. Schedules are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact us for further information and rates.
Upon arrival in Wamena, lunch and visit local village before checking in to your hotel.
Dinner at hotel.
Overnight in Wamena.
After breakfast this morning we drive to the traditional Dani village of Jiwika in the middle of the Baliem Valley. Start an hour uphill trek through the rain forest to the traditional salt spring of Dani Tribe. Here the local women will show you their ancestral salt production techniques.
Walk down the hill and enjoy picnic lunch at the foot of the mountain.
Following lunch, continue walking to the nearby Kurulu Village to see a 250 year old mummy. Afterwards, the women will show you how they process the brine they extract from the spring.
Return to the hotel late afternoon.
Dinner and overnight in the hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel.
Today you will experience the famous Bakar Batu ritual where the Dani people cook a pig traditionally on a hot burnt stone with vegetables and sweet potatoes.
Return to the hotel after the feast.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Following breakfast the tour guide and driver will pick you up for the transfer to the airport for your return flight to Jayapura.
In Jayapura, we will make many interesting visits today. We will go to the General Mac Arthur 2nd World War Monument and also visit Sentani Lake. Lunch will be served at a nearby restaurant.
After lunch we visit the Anthropology museum and next we make a stop at the Hamadi Market and Jayapura city.
Return to the hotel.
Dinner and overnight at your hotel in Jayapura.
Note: the Anthropology museum is open from Monday to Saturday between 0900 and 1400.
After breakfast and check out the tour guide and driver will be waiting for you for your transfer to the airport for your return flight.
Recommended flight: Garuda Indonesia from Jayapura to Jakarta GA653, departing at 0925 and arriving at 1530. Airfares not included and quoted separately. Schedules are subject to change without prior notice.
Important note: The flights from Wamena to Jayapura only available with the blacklisted airlines, Trigana Air IL274 from Wamena to Jayapura, departing at 1015 and arriving at 1045. Schedules are subject to change without prior notice. Please contact us for further information and airfares.
A deposit of 25% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.
The tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomad’s travel insurance.
For this tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are travelling to, as part of this itinerary.
No additional cancellation fees apply for this tour. You can cancel the tour up to 45 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 60 days of departure.