Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Carstensz Expedition Helicopter Itinerary

Immediate Availability for a Helicopter Assisted Carstensz Pyramid Expedition November 10th. 

This is the shortest way to climb Carstensz and avoid the trek through Equatorial jungle. The cost for this upcoming expedition is actually less right now than if you were to book a regular trek through one of the larger expedition outfitters. You'd be amazed. Please contact me through the form ON THIS PAGE and I'll personally call you at your convenience to assist you in making the decision.

Go-Jek, motorcycle taxi outside Sugapa Village as we leave for our Carstensz Pyramid climb and expedition trekking
Go-Jek, motorcycle taxi outside Sugapa Village as we leave for our Carstensz Pyramid climb and expedition trekking

Expedition by Helicopter/Private Helicopter

Day 1: Arrival in Denpasar Bali
Day 2: Fly from Bali to Timika
Day 3: Fly from Timika to Basecamp
Day 4: Acclimatization at Basecamp
Day 5: Summit Day
Day 6: Fly to Timika
Day 7: Fly to Bali
Day 8: Depart Bali
See Trekking Itinerary above for more details.

Included in trekking expedition cost:

  • All required permits in Indonesia, Jakarta and Papua 
  • Airport transfers in Jakarta/Bali and Timika or Nabire 
  • Accommodation based on twin share in Bali, Timika, Nabire and camping 
  • Domestic flights (between Bali,Jakarta, Timika, Nabire as per itinerary) 
  • Chartered flight (between Timika, Ilaga, Nabire, Sugapa as per itinerary) 
  • Meals as per itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner) 
  • Camping, dining, and cooking equipment (incl. cutlery) 
  • Camping gear (shared tent, kitchen equipment, dining tent,serving table, chairs) 
  • Experienced mountain guide, cook & field assistant 
  • Satellite Phone for guide’s group daily report and some emergencies 
  • Fixed rope maintenance on Carstensz Pyramid wall 
  • Porters up to 17kgs per client (that’s 37 lbs, pack as per instructions) 
  • Basically most expenses Bali to Bali 
  • Helicopter from Timika to Basecamp 
  • Helicopter from Basecamp to Timika

Not Included in trekking expedition cost:

  • Airfare to Bali and return to your home location 
  • Insurance 
  • Overweight on all flights 
  • Airport tax (about USD $20, but must be paid in Rupiah) 
  • Personal climbing and camping equipment 
  • Extra food and beverages (outside provided meals) 
  • Personal expenses (laundry, phone call, hotel minibar, SIM cards, etc) 
  • Evacuation or rescue cost 
  • Any additional expenses due to flight delay or cancellations 
  • Additional days in Bali waiting for flights home, etc. 
  • Indonesia Re-entry Visa USD $25/person – Visa Upon Arrival

Immediate Availability for Upcoming Trips:

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Descending in sleet after a successful climb of Carstensz Pyramid in 2013. Is it your turn?