Asmat and Korowai Tribes Adventure

Asmat and Korowai Tribes Adventure
Duration: 11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS
Start/Finish: TIMIKA AIRPORT
Grade: CHALLENGING

DAY 01: ARRIVAL TIMIKA
Arriving by plane at Mosez Kilangin Airport, Timika. transfer to the Grand Hotel, free program.

DAY 02: Timika – Agats
Morning after breakfast with Merpati plane to fly to Ewer Asmat airstrip, the plane 3x a week. (Monday, Wednesday, Friday). Approximately an hour later landed in Mat Steel Rwer (Ewr airstrip). Then by speedboat to the city of Agats in Asmat district capitals Flamingo bay for approximately 20 minutes. When in the town of Timika bad weather and cloudy, Plane will not fly.

The second way to the city of Agats namely: Morning after breakfast with a private car to the port of Pomako and approximately 3 hours later arrived at the port Pomako. Having lunch with a private speedboat to town Agats past the Aru Sea coast. 4-5 hours later the afternoon arrived at the dock Agats city, the city on the board located on Flamingo bay. Asmat stay at the Inn, free program. (B, D)

DAY 03: Agats – BENIGN – SENGGO
Morning after breakfast with private speedoat out of Flamingo bay along the sea coast of Aru, then go down the river estuary Sirets towards the village of Tame. Benign village stop by for lunch, before continuing the journey to the village Senggo. Still Sirets down the river for 3 hours before we will turn to the left toward the river Dairum. An hour menusuri Dairum river and the afternoon arrived at the village Senggo, overnight in houses / Teti Homestay. B, L, D)

DAY 04: SENGGO – Basman
Morning after breakfast with a private speedboat continue upstream along the river Dairum. Approximately 3 hours later arrived at the village dock Basman, the entrance area of the river Korowai. The village lunch breaks, free program. Looking for a porter to get into high rumah2 Korowai tribe, staying in the village chief’s house. (B, L, D)

DAY 05-06: TREE HOUSE Korowai Tribes EXPLORATION
Morning after breakfast trekking approximately 3 hours to the high rumah2 Korowai tribe. These conditions quite flat, passing through several small bridges, anak2 river and mud. During the two days with the Korowai tribe, observe their traditional life like looking sago, memaang trapping, hunting and fishing in the river. Stay at home or in a tent high. (B, L, D)

DAY 07: Korowai TREE HOUSE – Basman – SENGGO
The morning after breakfast back to the village Basman. After lunch, back to the jetty where the speedboat was waiting to return keda Senggo. Dusk arrives in the village Senggo, rest home residents / Teti Homestay. (B, L, D)

DAY 08: SENGGO – BENIGN – Agats
Morning after breakfast with a private speedboat back down the river Dairum and Sirets. Stop by the lunch Tame village before continuing the journey to the city of Agats. Flamingo bay arrived in the afternoon, stay at Asmat Inn. Full recovery, free program. (B, L, D)

DAY 09: Agats (ASMAT EXPLORE)
Today we explore the city of Agats. Agats city, a city that stands on board, means of transport only bicycles and motorcycle batteries. Even so this city has a road network that is long enough, need a day to explore it. Asmat are well known in the world with carved wood, and the men Asmat carve clever without sketches. In addition to seeing Asmat museum we will visit the village Syuru believed to be the oldest village in the Asmat. Of villages located on the beach we could enjoy the sunset. The dinner menu we sampled boiled kepiting Asmat style. (B, L, D)

DAY 10: Agats – TIMIKA
After breakfast with the private speedboat along the sea coast of Aru back to port Pomako, Mimika. And by private speedboat to Timika town, stay at the Copper Grand Hotel. (B)

DAY 11: DEPARTURE TIMIKA
After breakfast, heading Moses Kilangin Airport. – End the program – (B)

INCLUDED:
Airport Transfers in Timika
Accommodations based on twin/double share at hotels in Timika
Accommodation at guest house with basic facilities
Chartered motorized canoe
English speaking guide and cook
Porters during trekking (Korowai Tree House)
Meals as per itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Permits and donations
All activities mentioned on the above program

EXCLUDED:
Any domestic flights
Any charter flights
Travel insurance
Airport taxes and extra baggage charges
Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, beverages etc
All expenses incurred due to the flight cancellations or due other causes beyond our control

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING:
Water proof backpack (trekking)
Sunglasses
Socks
Enough clothes to wear
Pocket knife
Flexible mattress to use in the long journey boating and tent
Bathing suit (bathing on the river)
Raincoat
Towel, soap, shampoo, toothbrush & paste
Trekking shoes/hiking boot
Sport sandals for rafting
Autan lotion (insect repellent), sunscreen
Medical kit, malaria medicine
Dry bags, plastic bags to cover your stuffs from water
Camera or handy camera, extra films & battery, charger, short and long lens
Extra snacks (for extra energy), bottle of water, bubble gum, candy, chocolates

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