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Itinerary

Carstensz Pyramid Expedition Itinerary

(Dates/Prices/Itinerary subject to change)

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Day 1

Arrive Bali – Hotel – Expedition briefing and gear check.

Day 2

Rest day, permitting and handling any lost luggage issues.

Day 3

Early flight to Timika – Hotel – Rest – Packing and final check – Technical meeting.

Day 4

Flight to Carstensz Base Camp (Yellow Valley) – Arrive Yellow Valley. Acclimatization.

Day 5

Acclimatization at Base Camp.

Day 6

Summit day.

Day 7

Flight out from Carstensz – Timika – Arrive Timika – Connect to Bali or overnight in Timika.

Day 8

Reserve day.

Day 9

Reserve day.

Day 10

Flight to Bali – Hotel – Open day in Bali.

Day 11

Depart Bali.

Carstenz was a lot more rewarding and fun then I had expected. Ben Jones did a great job with us. He is so kind, so patient, so easy to hang out with. I really liked him as a guide and as a person, he is **wonderful**. I’d sign up for Everest with him. Ben was […]

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