Overview of our current expeditions

 

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2018 / 2019

 

 

 Coastal Asmat Tour

21.01.2018 - 06.02.2018 (booked out)

EASTERN COASTAL ASMAT / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

The Eastern Coastal Asmat - A rarely visited region

Tours to this area of Asmat are almost never done by foreigners. Until this day, in some river areas - like Fajit or Dere river - many inhabitants have never seen foreigners before. The culture and traditions of these rarely visited Asmat tribes are intact and original. The villages are packed with traditional craftsmanship and the original spirit of the "old Asmat" can be felt in every corner. 

After departure from Denpasar, our expedition continues by charter plane from Timika to Ewer/Agats. From there we continue by motor longboat. 

EUR 5.900,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room/tent

EUR    350,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty***

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Trikora

29.04.2018 - 13.05.2018 

MT. TRIKORA, BALIEM VALLEY, AND BIRDS OF PARADISE / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

>>photo diary from this trip<<

Mount Trikora, until 1963 Wilhelmina Peak, is an approximately 4.730 m high mountain in the eastern part of the Jayawijaya mountains in the highlands of Papua. Behind Puncak Jaya (Carstensz Pyramid) at 4,884 m, it is either the second or third highest mountain of the Australasian continent. As such it appeared and still appears on some Second Seven Summit lists.

In a long but doable tour, we want to reach Mt. Trikora starting from Indonesia's highest lake, Lake Habema. Before and after our tour, we will spend several interesting days in the Baliem Valley, the home of the Dani and Lani tribes. Here we will also participate in a big pig festival in a remote Dani settlement. In the end of our journey, we will visit a bird sanctuary located at the North Coast, a region famous for its' many types of bird of paradise.

Tour highlights: Baliem Valley, Lake Habema, trekking of several days' duration in absolutely untouched nature, Trikora summit, pig festival, birds of paradise.

EUR 3.290,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room/tent

EUR    350,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty***

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Carstensz Pyramid - Seven Summits - Papua

13.05.2018 - 01.06.2018 (20 days) 

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

At 4,884 meters above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain on all of New Guinea and one of the famous "seven summits", the highest summits of the seven continents.

In 1962, the mountain was first climbed by Austrian Heinrich Harrer, and even today, expeditions to this mountainous region of New Guinea require complex permitting procedures. Due to his network of contacts, Dr. Weiglein is one of the few Papua experts who successfully guided and organized many expeditions to this region.

This expedition, from the jungles to the icy mountains of the Pacific, and the Carstensz Summit, is a truly unique adventure.

TOUR FROM/TO DENPASAR, BALI - PRICE ON REQUEST

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty*****

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Korowai Adam Teaser

07.07.2018 - 23.07.2018

KOROWAI INTENSIVE: CROSSING THE KOROWAI SECTOR / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

This is a classic expedition to meet the Korowai tree house nomads. Still, to this this day, the Korowai live far away from civilization, deep in the forest of the Papua lowlands. During our tour we will cross the Korowai sector, from Mabul in the West to Yanirumah in the East. We will have many days in the forest based in and around the  Avium river. The deeper we walk into the sector, the more removed from civilization the people who we encounter will be. We plan to visit several Korowai settlements and will spend more time inside the sector than most visitors typically do. We will leave the sector from Yanirumah with a missionary charter flight to Wamena. As we plan a daily trekking of a minimum of 5 hours, a certain level of fitness is necessary to participate in this tour. Later, in Wamena, we will spend some days in the area of the fascinating Dani tribe, in the highlands of Papua. 

Unbeatable value for money.

EUR 3.990,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room/tent

EUR    350,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

Minimum participants: 4 persons

Level of difficulty****

Planned itinerary

 

 
 Baliem Valley Festival

03.08.2018 - 14.08.2018 (booked out)

WAMENA HIGHLAND SHOW / PAPUA

Special expedition to West Papua, including a visit to the colorful Baliem Cultural Festival in the highlands of Wamena. The Highland Show in the Baliem Valley has become internationally popular in recent years and more and more visitors are coming annualy. For three days, clans from all the highland regions gather in Wamena to present their unique culture and to compete in several ancient competitive disciplines.

No Papua fan should miss this journey!

EUR 3.490,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room

EUR    950,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

No minimum participants!

Level of difficulty*

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Baliem Valley Festival

06.08.2018 - 22.08.2018 (booked out)

WAMENA HIGHLAND SHOW, KOROWAI, AND ASMAT / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

Three highlights in one tour! Special expedition to West Papua, including a visit to the colorful Baliem Cultural Festival in the highlands of Wamena. The Highland Show in the Baliem Valley has become internationally popular in recent years and more and more visitors are coming annualy. For three days, clans from all the highland regions gather in Wamena to present their unique culture and to compete in several ancient competitive disciplines.

From Wamena we directly continue to the Korowai forest nomads. Until today, the Korowai live very traditionally in tree houses up to 40 meters height, hidden deep in the forest of West Papua. The Korowai are one of the most original tribes in Papua and visiting them is a very special experience. As they live deep inside the forest, daily trekking is needed. This is physically the most demanding part of our journey.

From the Korowai area it takes about one day by boat to reach Asmat. The people of Asmat are world famous for their craftsmanship and imposing men houses. We plan one big ceremony where a full village will be involved - a spectacle almost no visitor is able to see! From the Asmat, we will fly out to Timika by charter plane.

No fan of Papuan culture should miss this tour!

EUR 4.990,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room/tent

EUR    650,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons (maximum 14 persons)

Level of difficulty***

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Carstensz Pyramid - Seven Summits - Papua

23.09.2018 - 12.10.2018 (20 days) 

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

At 4,884 meters above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain on all of New Guinea and one of the famous "seven summits", the highest summits of the seven continents.

In 1962, the mountain was first climbed by Austrian Heinrich Harrer, and even today, expeditions to this mountainous region of New Guinea require complex permitting procedures. Due to his network of contacts, Dr. Weiglein is one of the few Papua experts who successfully guided and organized many expeditions to this region.

This expedition, from the jungles to the icy mountains of the Pacific, and the Carstensz Summit, is a truly unique adventure.

TOUR FROM/TO DENPASAR, BALI - PRICE ON REQUEST

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty*****

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Carstensz Pyramid - Seven Summits - Papua

14.10.2018 - 02.11.2018 (20 days) 

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

At 4,884 meters above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain on all of New Guinea and one of the famous "seven summits", the highest summits of the seven continents.

In 1962, the mountain was first climbed by Austrian Heinrich Harrer, and even today, expeditions to this mountainous region of New Guinea require complex permitting procedures. Due to his network of contacts, Dr. Weiglein is one of the few Papua experts who successfully guided and organized many expeditions to this region.

This expedition, from the jungles to the icy mountains of the Pacific, and the Carstensz Summit, is a truly unique adventure.

TOUR FROM/TO DENPASAR, BALI - PRICE ON REQUEST

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty*****

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Baliem Valley Pig Festival

12.11.2018 - 01.12.2018

BIG FOUR: BALIEM VALLEY, KOROWAI, ASMAT, RAJA AMPAT / PAPUA

Big special tour, visiting four of the most important Papua regions: Baliem Valley, Korowai, Asmat, Raja Ampat!

Our big special tour with four highlights in one tour: the Baliem Valley, the Korowai, Asmat, and Raja Ampat. We will explore the Baliem Valley in a nice trekking tour and experience a huge pig festival with people from the Dani tribe before we head off to the lowlands.

From Wamena, we continue to the Korowai forest nomads. Until today, the Korowai live very traditionally in tree houses up to 40 meters in height, hidden deep in the forest. The Korowai are one of the most original tribes in Papua and visiting them is a very special experience. As they live deep inside the forest, daily trekking is needed. This is the physically most demanding part of our journey.

From the Korowai area it takes about one day by boat to reach Asmat. The people of Asmat are world famous for their craftsmanship and imposing men houses. We plan one big ceremony where a full village will be involved - a spectacle almost no visitor is able to see! From the Asmat, we will fly out to Timika by charter plane and from Timika continue to Raja Ampat. 

Raja Ampat is often considered one of the most beautiful destinations in Indonesia and it is yet not often visited. We go there before everyone else does and finish our tour with some relaxing days in comfortable atmosphere. 

If you want to see as much as possible, this tour is for you!

EUR 5.790,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room/tent

EUR    750,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons (maximum 14 persons)

Level of difficulty***

Planned itinerary

 

 

 

   

2019 (more soon)

 

 

 Carstensz Pyramid - Seven Summits - Papua

13.01.2019 - 01.02.2019 (20 days) 

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

At 4,884 meters above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain on all of New Guinea and one of the famous "seven summits", the highest summits of the seven continents.

In 1962, the mountain was first climbed by Austrian Heinrich Harrer, and even today, expeditions to this mountainous region of New Guinea require complex permitting procedures. Due to his network of contacts, Dr. Weiglein is one of the few Papua experts who successfully guided and organized many expeditions to this region.

This expedition, from the jungles to the icy mountains of the Pacific, and the Carstensz Summit, is a truly unique adventure.

TOUR FROM/TO DENPASAR, BALI - PRICE ON REQUEST

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty*****

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Korowai Adam Teaser

21.01.2019 - 07.02.2019 

KOROWAI INTENSIVE: CROSSING THE KOROWAI SECTOR / PAPUA

This is a classic expedition to meet the Korowai tree house nomads. Still, to this this day, the Korowai live far away from civilization, deep in the forest of the Papua lowlands. During our tour we will cross the Korowai sector, from Mabul in the West to Yanirumah in the East. We will have many days in the forest based in and around the  Avium river. The deeper we walk into the sector, the more removed from civilization the people who we encounter will be. We plan to visit several Korowai settlements and will spend more time inside the sector than most visitors typically do. We will leave the sector from Yanirumah with a missionary charter flight to Wamena. As we plan a daily trekking of a minimum of 5 hours, a certain level of fitness is necessary to participate in this tour. Later, in Wamena, we will spend some days in the area of the fascinating Dani tribe, in the highlands of Papua. 

Unbeatable value for money.

EUR 3.990,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room/tent

EUR    350,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

Minimum participants: 4 persons

Level of difficulty****

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Baliem Valley Culture Festival - Teaser

03.08.2019 - 14.08.2019 

WAMENA HIGHLAND SHOW / PAPUA

Special expedition to West Papua, including a visit to the colorful Baliem Cultural Festival in the highlands of Wamena. The Highland Show in the Baliem Valley has become internationally popular in recent years and more and more visitors are coming annualy. For three days, clans from all the highland regions gather in Wamena to present their unique culture and to compete in several ancient competitive disciplines.

No Papua fan should miss this journey!

EUR 3.490,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room

EUR    950,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

No minimum participants!

Level of difficulty*

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Baliem Valley Culture Festival - Teaser

06.08.2019 - 22.08.2019

WAMENA HIGHLAND SHOW, KOROWAI, AND ASMAT / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

Three highlights in one tour! Special expedition to West Papua, including a visit to the colorful Baliem Cultural Festival in the highlands of Wamena. The Highland Show in the Baliem Valley has become internationally popular in recent years and more and more visitors are coming annualy. For three days, clans from all the highland regions gather in Wamena to present their unique culture and to compete in several ancient competitive disciplines.

From Wamena we directly continue to the Korowai forest nomads. Until today, the Korowai live very traditionally in tree houses up to 40 meters height, hidden deep in the forest of West Papua. The Korowai are one of the most original tribes in Papua and visiting them is a very special experience. As they live deep inside the forest, daily trekking is needed. This is physically the most demanding part of our journey.

From the Korowai area it takes about one day by boat to reach Asmat. The people of Asmat are world famous for their craftsmanship and imposing men houses. We plan one big ceremony where a full village will be involved - a spectacle almost no visitor is able to see! From the Asmat, we will fly out to Timika by charter plane.

No fan of Papuan culture should miss this tour!

EUR 4.990,-- (from/ to Denpasar, Bali) in 1/2 double room/tent

EUR    650,-- single supplement

(International flights can be booked on request)

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons (maximum 14 persons)

Level of difficulty***

Planned itinerary

 

 

 Carstensz Pyramid - Seven Summits - Papua

13.01.2019 - 01.02.2019 (20 days) 

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

At 4,884 meters above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain on all of New Guinea and one of the famous "seven summits", the highest summits of the seven continents.

In 1962, the mountain was first climbed by Austrian Heinrich Harrer, and even today, expeditions to this mountainous region of New Guinea require complex permitting procedures. Due to his network of contacts, Dr. Weiglein is one of the few Papua experts who successfully guided and organized many expeditions to this region.

This expedition, from the jungles to the icy mountains of the Pacific, and the Carstensz Summit, is a truly unique adventure.

TOUR FROM/TO DENPASAR, BALI - PRICE ON REQUEST

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty*****

Planned itinerary

 

  

 Carstensz Pyramid - Seven Summits - Papua

20.10.2019 - 08.11.2019 (20 days) 

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID / EXPEDITION / PAPUA

At 4,884 meters above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain on all of New Guinea and one of the famous "seven summits", the highest summits of the seven continents.

In 1962, the mountain was first climbed by Austrian Heinrich Harrer, and even today, expeditions to this mountainous region of New Guinea require complex permitting procedures. Due to his network of contacts, Dr. Weiglein is one of the few Papua experts who successfully guided and organized many expeditions to this region.

This expedition, from the jungles to the icy mountains of the Pacific, and the Carstensz Summit, is a truly unique adventure.

TOUR FROM/TO DENPASAR, BALI - PRICE ON REQUEST

 

Minimum participants: 6 persons

Level of difficulty*****

Planned itinerary

 

 

   

 

 

You have a bigger group (5 person or more), and want to plan your own tour with us? Contact us!

 

 

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