Bergbesteigung auf eigenes Risiko!
10.01.16 - 29.01.2016 (20days)
19.04.16 - 08.05.2016 (20days)
10.10.16 - 29.10.2016 (20days)
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. Expeditions to this mountainous
region of New Guinea require complex permit procedures. Due to his network of contacts, Dr. Weiglein
is one of the few Papua experts who successfully guided and organized various expeditions to this region.
This expedition into the jungles and to the icy mountains of the Pacific is a truly unique adventure.
Arrival in Denpasar/Bali (international flights can be booked on request). Our agent will welcome you, transfer to Hotel Ida. Handling of important formalities for the travel permit. Rest of the day free (bed & breakfast).
Free day in Bali for acclimatization. In the meantime, our staff in Jakarta arranges the last formalities for the travel permit to Carstensz Pyramid (for this, the stamped Indonesian arrival visa is necessary). Overnight at Hotel IDA (bed & breakfast).
Around midnight, pick up in hotel and transfer to airport for Garuda flight, departure around 02.00h a.m. to TIMIKA/Papua. Arrival around 06.00h a.m. local time. Welcome by Dr. Weiglein and transfer to Hotel KOMORO. Today last preparations for the expedition. In the afternoon, maybe weighing of the complete team including luggage, in case the charter flight starts very early next morning.
In the morning, transfer to the airport. Charter flight to ILLAGA (around 40 minutes flight time). Today, the whole group including luggage and food should be flown out. Tentcamp planned in the village PINAPA, in the ILLAGA Valley. Porter recruitment and visits to the local government authorities.
1st trekking day towards Basecamp. Today we start as early as possible. Long and exhausting route. Tentcamp after we have climbed the mountain crest behind ILLAGA.
2nd trekking day: Today. trekking through open area with easy ascents and descents. Tentcamp in a beautiful river valley with fern trees.
3rd trekking day: Today’s route leads us over a huge plateau and later in the afternoon into a primeval forest. Tentcamp with view on the pyramid region.
4th trekking day: We cross wonderful highland landscapes with several lakes and numerous rivers. At high watermark, the crossing of these waters may cause problems! Tentcamp at the end of the Larson Drainage (close to Latolampege Cave).
5th trekking day: Today we must cross the New Zealand Pass, and it is important to take the shortest way to the basecamp! When the weather is ok and the paths are in good conditions, we will reach the so called “yellow valley” around noon. Here, we raise our camp close to a lake. This will be our basecamp and starting point for all our coming excursions.
Full day at the basecamp. Today we want to go to the north face at the foot of the Carstensz Pyramid and explore and prepare our starting point for the climb.
Full day at the basecamp. Today we will try to climb the Pyramid.
Full day at the basecamp. If necessary, second try to climb the Pyramid.
1st trekking day back: We will take the same way back to Illaga which we already know. Altogether five days are scheduled.
2nd trekking day back.
3rd trekking day back.
4th trekking day back.
5th trekking day back. Arrival in Illaga.
Charter flight back to Timika. Transfer to Hotel Komoro.
In the morning, transfer to airport and flight back to Denpasar/Bali. Transfer to Hotel IDA. Rest of day no program. End of tour.
Some relaxing hours on Bali before transfer to airport for your individual flight back home
- Crew for the tour (english speaking guide and cook)
- Domestic flight tickets including charter flights. International flights can be booked on request
- Meals full board
- Tour as itinerary
- Travel permit (Surat Jalan)
- Equipment (tents, cooking equipment/ NO sleeping bag/mattress)
- Sleeping bag/sleeping mattress
- Private expenses and beverages in restaurants
- Airport tax
- Passport has to be valid minimum 6 months at date of entry Indonesia
- Please check with your embassy if you need a visa for Indonesia and about the procedure
- When entering Papua, every visitor needs to bring a passport copy and two passport pictures for the travel permit
- A checklist on what equipment to bring will be send after booking confirmation