Jungle Trekking Helicopter Out

As the name implied, Jungle Trekking Helicopter out this expedition combines jungle trekking to reach the Carstensz Basecamp and helicopter pick up service to enshorten your way back to Timika. Please have a look at our 2019-2020 Expedition Schedule to match your plan of taking an expedition to Carstensz Pyramid.

Day 1: Arrival in Bali

  • Our team member in Bali will meet and greet you in the airport.
  • Transfer to your hotel.
  • Get ready for after-midnight flight to Timika.

Day 2: Bali – Timika

  • Take a direct flight to Timika; operated by Garuda Indonesia.
    Departure at 01:25am.
  • On your arrival in Timika at 06:00am, our team member will meet and greet you.
  • Transfer to your hotel.
  • Checking gears and equipment.
  • Overnight in Timika.

Day 3: Timika – Sugapa – Suwanggama

  • After breakfast, take a flight to Sugapa District; operated by Trigana Air, Susi Air, Airfast Indonesia.
  • On your arrival in Sugapa airport, you’ll be transferred to Suwanggama (the last village to Carstensz) by motorbike taxi.
  • Overnight by camping in Suwanggama.

Day 4 – 8: Suwanggama – Base Camp

  • Trekking through the interior of Papua from Suwanggama to base camp
    Overnight by camping.

Day 9: Rest & Acclimatization

  • Free activity in the basecamp to acclimatise yourself.
  • Overnight by camping in the basecamp.

Day 10: Summit Push

  • Start trekking to the summit at 1 am. This will be a long and challenging day of 12-15 hours round trip.
  • The route is relatively straightforward and follows a line up the north face. After scrambling approximately 500 meters over mostly solid rock we will break out on the summit ridge where lines will be fixed in preparation for our descent.
  • Our route here follows the ridge crest with grand exposure along the way. We pass four small notches as we rappel and use ascenders to negotiate these tricky sections. Our descent entails multiple rappels and scrambling. We will be on good, clean rock that provides excellent friction even in wet weather.
  • Overnight by camping in the basecamp.

Day 11-12: Extra Day (sometimes we need more than two days. depend on the real situation/wheater conditions)

Day 13: Base Camp – Timika

  • Pick up service in the basecamp by a chartered helicopter.
  • Overnight in Timika.

Day 14: Timika – Bali

  • After breakfast, check out and drive to the Timika airport.
  • Take a direct flight to Bali; operated by Garuda Indonesia.
    Departure at 11:20am.
  • Arrival in Bali at 13:45pm. Our team member will pick you up in the airport and transfer you to your hotel in Sanur.
  • Farewell dinner in Bali.
  • Overnight in Bali
  • End of programme.

Our quotation includes:

  • Flight from Timika to Sugapa District
  • One-way chartered helicopter from the basecamp to Timika.
  • Two nights stay at hotel in Bali. (one night before and one night after trip/climb)
  • Two nights stay at hotel in Timika. (one night before and one night after trip/climb)
  • Accomodation at Suwanggama village
  • Pick up and drop off service in Bali and Timika
  • Meals during your trekking & climbing period
  • Farewell Dinner in Bali
  • Tents, dining tents, table, chairs and cooking utensils.
  • Experienced Trekking, Climbing guide and field assistant.
  • Porter (s) team (for carry food and all equipment for camping, etc)
  • Personal porter will carry your luggage maximum 15kgs
  • Fixed rope on Carstensz Pyramid wall.
  • All complicated permits for climbing Carstensz Pyramid.
  • Radio communication support
  • Sattelite phone service only for emergency situation

Please note that it excludes:

  • International flight tickets to Bali and Domestic flight to  Timika return.
  • Visa on arrival.
  • Personal equipments for trekking & climbing.
  • Personal insurance & cost for emergency evacuation.
  • Personal excess baggage on domestic flights (luggage allowance is usually 20kgs/person).
  • Personal expenses (laundry, phone call, mini bar in the hotel).
  • Your meals in Bali and Timika
  • Costs associated with an expedition finishing early
  • Costs for delays or extending a trip due to bad wheater or other circumstances
  • Costs associated with you leaving an expedition early
  • Gratuity for guide and field assistants.

This combined expedition of Jungle Trekking and Helicopter Pick Up service is offered at a price of USD/person. Please check our schedule of 2019 Expeditions to book your tent.

Terms of payment
  • 2.000 USD deposit is required.
  • Balance due 30 days prior to departure.
  • If you would like to pay with Credit Card or PayPal, a 4.4% surcharge will be added to your balance. We would kindly advise you to compare the transfer fee between bank transfer and PayPal/credit card payment.

Feel free to contact us for any further information or if you want to arrange a private expedition for your group.