19 Days Bali – Papua – Celebes
19 Days Bali – Papua – Celebes
Day 1 Arrival Bali (D)
Arrive at Bali Airport. Meet and greet services then transfer to Sanur Beach Hotel for overnight stay. Rest of the day is free at own leisure.
Day 2 Free Program (B)
Day 3 Bali – Jayapura – Wamena (B,L,D)
Very early morning depart to airport for flight to Jayapura. Arrive at Jayapura Airport then connect with a short flight to Wamena. Proceed for city tour visiting Napua village and Jibama local market. Afternoon free at own leisure. Transfer to Baliem Pilamo Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 4 Wamena – Kilise (B,L,D)
Drive an hour to Kurima start for trekking about 3-4 hours to Kilise. Explore villages and see the daily activities of local people. Overnight at simple guest house in Kilise village.
Day 5 Kilise (B,L,D)
Walk to Userem village for joining with local people to see how to plant and get the main food. Afternoon continue to another village to watch the traditional dance performance. Return to base camp of local house.
Day 6 Kilise – Syokosimo (B,L,D)
Descend the steep hill down to traditional hanging bridge across Baliem River. Today is walk a little bit harder with narrow and slippery paths about 4-5 hours. Afternoon take a rest and go to swim in the Mugi River. Late afternoon learn about the activities of local people. Overnight at traditional house in Syokosimo village.
Day 7 Syokosimo – Hitugi (B,L,D)
Trek and pass the traditional hanging bridge over Mugi River. There is no village on the way until arriving in Hitugi. Enjoy the smile of Yalli tribe who going back home from the city. Afternoon learn the culture of life of local people. Overnight at chief house in Hitugi village.
Day 8 Hitugi – Wamena (B,L,D)
Last trekking of Dani village for about 5 hours to Kurima via Ugem village. Enjoy the spectacular view along the trail. Drive back to Wamena. Transfer to Baliem Pilamo Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 9 Mummy and Pig Feast (B,L,D)
Drive an hour to Jiwika in the central Baliem Valley. Visit Dani tribe who live in the north. See the 250 years old mummy and enjoy the Dani pig feast and dance. It takes about 4-5 hours. During the ceremony see how the Dani people cook their own food with traditional way. Then back to town to visit local market and Sinatma village. Return to hotel for accommodation.
Day 10 Wamena – Jayapura (B,D)
Morning flight back to Jayapura. Start for city sightseeing to McArthur Monument, Sentani lake, Anthropology musem and Jayapura down town. Overnight at Sentani Indah Hotel.
Day 11 Jayapura – Makassar – Pare Pare (B,D)
Depart to airport for flight to Makassar. Arrive at Makassar Airport then set out on the picturesque drive to Pare Pare passing the Buginese villages with their typical houses. On the way visit Bantimurung waterfall and butterfly breading farm. See the local people with their daily activities. Afternoon walk along the boulevard to see the fishermen activities. Onwards to Pasar Malam, a local market located on the water front of Pare Pare. Overnight at Hotel Bukit Indah.
Day 12 Pare Pare – Toraja (B,D)
Drive to Toraja land with many photo stops en route. Visiting Suaya village famous with King stone grave then to Kambira village to discover the baby grave in the tree. Overnight at Marante Toraja.
Day 13 Sightseeing Toraja (B,D)
Fullday exploring Toraja land with visit Lemo to see Tau-Tau statues and the hanging graves. Onwards to Siguntu village and Tampangallo village to discover an ancient grave where the deceased are entombed. Continue to Kete Kesu, one of the oldest Torajan villages to see Tongkonan and old rice barns, also famous for its traditional colorful woodcarving. Return to hotel for accommodation.
Day 14 Sightseeing Toraja (B,D)
Set out on a trip to Batutumonga enjoying superb views over Rantepao and surrounding valleys. Ideal for a walk along the rice fields and the daily Torajan live. On the way visit Bori village to find a megalith complex used by local as the funeral site. Onwards to Lokomata best known for its huge stone grave. Afternoon also visiting Pallawa, Sa’dan, known as the weaving center of Rantepao. Return to hotel for accommodation.
Day 15 Toraja – Makassar – Bali (B,D)
Drive back to Makassar with photo stop en route at Puncak Lakawan to see the erotic mountain. Afterwards transfer to airport for catching flight to Bali. Arrive at Bali Airport then transfer to Sanur Beach Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 16 Free Program (B)
Day 17 Sightseeing Bali (B,L)
Drive to Batubulan village to watch Barong and Kris dance performance. Then visit the art and handicraft villages of Celuk, Mas and Batuan to witness gold and silver work, hand weaving woodcarving and painting. Proceed to Goa Gajah or Elephant Cave, a Hindu meditation center dating back to the 11th century. Then Tampak Siring to see the holy spring water temple Tirta Empul. Next on to view the magnificent panorama on the still active Mount Batur volcano and lake Batur. Drive through Bangli town to see the 13th century Kehen temple. Return to hotel for accommodation.
Day 18 Free Program (B)
Day 19 Departure Bali (B)
Free at own activities until time to be transfered to airport for onward flight.
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