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Trekking Baliem Valley 5 Days

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5 Days

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

10 people




Be ready to go back in time and walk through the ancient world of the Dani tribes during this trekking tour in the southern part of the Baliem Valley. You go back to the roots of Papua and challenge yourself to meet the most beautiful people in the most fascinating environment.

In 1938 the area of Baliem Valley and its people were discovered and the original Dani and Lani tribes inhabit this beautiful valley still today. This 5 days trekking tour through the southern Baliem Valley offers great and interesting trekking routes and an unforgettable adventure to your soul. A good physical condition is required for this tour.  You pass mountainous and isolated area where you will meet friendly tribes that still live according to their own, traditional ways. Although the people have started to wear western clothing, their habits and way of living has not changed much in the last decades. There are no road systems between the villages so to walk is the only option to move around the valley. We take you back to the roots of Papua in a fascinating and pure environment.

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Trekking Baliem Valley 5 Days
Day 01: Arrival Wamena - Transfer to Starting Point Trekking; Walk to Kilise (L,D)

In the morning we will depart from Wamena town to the starting point of the trek. During the trek simple but tasteful meals will be prepared. For your own comfort, you should bring your own sleeping bag, sleeping mat and a mosquito net. During the trek we will boil water from the nearby springs to drink. There will be no/very limited electricity, so bring enough batteries for your camera or a portable charger. Accommodation during the trek will be very basic. We will stay the nights in local schools, churches or houses of the teachers of the villages, on the ground. Today we will already walk around 4 hours from the starting point before reaching our first overnight stay.
Accommodation: Local House

Day 02 &03 : Trekking Baliem Valley (B,L,D)

The next days we will be trekking through beautiful parts of the Baliem Valley. This great experience will take you through breath-taking landscapes and allows you to meet the traditional and intriguing tribes of the highlands. A good physical condition is necessary as well as no fear for heights. We will walk between 5-7 hours each day. We will have steep climbs and descending, cross hanging bridges and pass the beautiful gardens of the local villagers. Bring some warm clothes for the evenings as the nights can be chilly in these high altitudes.
Accommodation: Local House

Day 04: Last Day Trekking Baliem Valley - Transfer back to Wamena (B,L)

Today we will reach the end point of our trekking adventure. A car will take us back to Wamena town where we will arrive in the late afternoon. This night you will sleep in a good hotel with hot water and a comfortable bed. A nice reward after spending the days under local circumstances.
Accommodation: Baliem Pilamo

Day 05: Transfer to Airport (B)

Transfer to Airport for your next destination

Basic shared room in local house. Travelers should bring sleeping mat, sleeping bag and mosquito net
No or limited electricity available in local house during trekking. We advise travelers to bring extra batteries and a power bank.
Transfers are nonstop and drivers do not speak English


  • Accommodation as mentioned is based on twin shared and for the odd number is based on a single room
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Transfer Airport Wamena to starting point trekking
  • Local Guide Wamena 4 days
  • Donation Traditional Villages in Wamena
  • Transfer end of trekking to hotel Wamena
  • Transfer Hotel - Airport Wamena
  • Travel Permit
  • Flights
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Picture Fee for Locals and Local Activities in Wamena (IDR 5.000 – IDR 10.000 per picture)
  • Tips
  • Personal Porters during trekking in Wamena
  • Personal Sleeping Bags & Sleeping Mat in Wamena
  • Optional Mock War & Pig Feast Rp 6 000 000 (approx. Euro 375 per party ,1 -4 pax )
  • Jayapura - Wamena: IL 273 10.20 - 10.55 by Trigana Air (Incl. 10 Kilo Luggage). Start from Euro 60/person. Price and flight schedule is subject to change
  • Wamena - Jayapura: IL 272 09.00 - 09.30 by Trigana Air (Incl. 10 Kilo Luggage). Start from Euro 60/person. Price and flight schedule is subject to change.


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