Into The Wild:
Korowai Remote Tribe & Experience Wild Life, Asmat
Trip cost per person : 1,375.00 USD.
Valid for : 1-2 people
It will include:
- Flights Jayapura-Dekai-Jayapura
- Porters, English speaking Guide, Meals (B.L.D), mineral & or Boiled water
- Entrance Fee, Travel permit from the Police Department.
- Low land trekking in the rain forest
- Cultural activities: Sago cultivation, Trapping, fishing, Hunting in Korowai land (Masi Tribe) & real adventure team
- All accommodations in Korowai stepped house tribe (wild & cultural tour)-Low land of West-New Guinea.
- Land Transport (Picked & dropped)
The itinerary is:
Day 1: Jayapura – Dekai-Momuna village (BLD)
After breakfast, transfer by cars to airport for the 50 minutes flight to Dekai, arrive at Dekai airport short transfer to the police office. Lunch will be anywhere. Shopping, and heading to Momuna village. You need 1/2hrs to Momuna tribe. Our porters take care of your stuff to Momuna tribe & free program with Local-Korowai people in Momuna village. The huts are made for tourist in the jungle. But the villages are far from the tourist huts.
Day 2-Day 3 Full day activities-Sago cultivation-Back to Base camp
We begin our 4 hours trek passing through the swamps; sometimes walk over the log or fallen tree and crossing the river with or without bridge. This is the tropical rain forest in the vast-green lowland of South Irian Jaya or Papua, there are many exotic things to be discovered and experienced but with a great deal with mosquito, swamp, heat and high humidity (85 – 100%). Our trek in the forest will support by our local porters who carry our bags or gears and will love to help you to do some difficult section of the trip when you need. Korowai is a nomad people who always move from one place to another at least once every 3 years. They were not live in large group, that at every location of the tree house we only see 2-4 tree houses built side by side. The Korowai also a great hunter who hunted pigs, Cus-Cus, birds most of their time in life. After we met the Korowai and family on their tree house, we may interact with them help by our guide and experience their life. Overnight at our tent or at shelter we build near the tree house soon after we arrive or sleeping in tree house.
During the time with Koroway we can follow their daily activities:
hunting, setting trap of wild pigs, gathering Sago flour, fishing in traditional way and also may have opportunity to see the tribe building their own house about 10-15 above the ground.
Day 4: Full day exploring the life of the Korowai tribe (B,L,D)
Whole day learn the way of life of Korowai like making trap, Kaboti (fish trap), Sago processing, making roofs of Tree houses, back to Dekai-Hotel-Dinner.
Dekai –Jayapura (B)
Flight from Dekai to Jayapura