Welcome to the beautiful of Baliem Valley
THIS TRIP IS OPERATED
BY ADVENTURE INDONESIA
IRIAN JAYA BRANCH
the central mountain of Irian Jaya, lies a grand valley with 72
km long and 16 - 31 km wide, inhabited by Neolithic warrior and
farmer, the Dani Tribes and other sub tribes of Yali and Lani with
their complex and primitive cultures, which looks more like "stone
VALLEY FESTIVAL <
will take you to experience an exciting adventure by exploring the Baliem Valley
and the unique, primitive traditions and way of live of the tribes who live in
valley it self is located in Wamena regency in Irian Jaya, West
Papua which is well known as the home of the Dani tribes.To reach
this area, you have to fly from Jakarta or Bali to Jayapura (the
capital province of Irian Jaya / Papua), and then fly from Jayapura
to Wamena. We can fly from Jakarta to Jayapura and then from Jayapura
to Wamena in the same day.
This valley has
been the most visited part of the island, especially in recent years.
The Dani Tribe speak related Papuan, or non - Austronesian language
and live in the high central range of Papua Island, the most eastern
province of Indonesia.
last decades the Dani tribes were some of the most isolated populations by swamps
and mountains. They grew root crops, raised pig and used polished stone axes and
adzes. They didn't make pottery (which means "sign of the modernity"), but otherwise
their technology was very much like that of the Neolithic of the Old and New Worlds.
may be 250,000 Dani Tribe living in the central mountains, many
live scattered among the steep mountain slopes. The Baliem Valley
has one of the highest densities of population in Papua Province.
The Dani Tribe build their huts in a compound nicely express both
environmental adaptation and Dani's character. The men's and women's
huts have thick thatched roofs which keep rain, yet retain the heat
from the earth, along with just enough smoke to discourage the mosquito.
temperatures of the highland are ranged from 26 degrees Celsius at the day time
and 12 degrees at night.
highlights of sightseeing are Dani Market in WAMENA Town, WAUMA Village and, which
can be easily reach on foot or by car from Wamena. Farther out are
AIKIMA, with its 250 years old mummy, SUROBA, JIWIKA and neighboring villages.
With 2 hours
climbing, you can see the salt spring where the Dani Tribe women
make salt in primitive way fashion for centuries. Outer
adventures are southward to KURIMA area, where the Dani and Yali
Tribes' way of life mixed into a unique combination.
JAYA GENERAL INFO
> YALI TRIBE
> ASMAT TRIBE
> KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE
> 5 DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
DAYS BALIEM VALLEY TREKKING
DAYS SOUTHERN & NORTHERN BALIEM TREKKING
DAYS YALI TRIBE TREKKING
> 10 DAYS ASMAT ART ADVENTURE
> 10 DAYS KOROWAI KOMBAI TRIBE
> 13 DAYS ASMAT & KOROWAI ADVENTURE
> RAJA AMPAT PAPUA DIVING
> IRIAN JAYA CAPITAL CITY :
> WAMENA & BALIEM PILAMO
> ABOUT ADVENTURE INDONESIA
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