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Carstensz Pyramid Climbing Trip

Climbing Carstensz is amazing trip. Jan Carstensz was a Dutch sailor who recorded it specifically while sailing in the southern coast of Papua Island. It became a burlesque when he reported it to the country about his first sight of equatorial glacier in the mountains. However, several hundred years later the evidence of glaciers in fact exposed in two other areas near the equator line, uncovered in Kilimanjaro-Africa and also in Peruvian Andes-South America. Unfortunately, this only three remaining tropical glaciers of the world, these days are beginning to shrink due to global warming, and are expected to disappear in the next few decades. Another summits part of Lorentz National Park with icecaps are Jaya Peak (4.864 m), Sumantri Peak (4.872 m) and East Carstensz Peak (4.813 m).

per adult from

$16,673

AUD

Duration

10 days

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  • What's included :
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Domestic flight Bali to Timika (round trip)
    • Airport Transfer
    • Chartered Helicopter from Timika to Basecamp (return)
    • Guide, Assistant Guide (English speaking) & Driver
    • Accomodation (twin sharing room)
    • Travel permit, National Park Entrance fee
    • Meals on the mountain (B,L,D)
    • Group equipment (tent, cooking set, etc)
    • All Fees and Taxes
    • 15 kg weight total allowed for personal equipment
    What's excluded :
    • International Flight to meeting point
    • Visa on Arrival
    • Meals - Lunch (L) and Dinner (D) (other than mentioned)
    • Return To Base (RTB) Helicopter or any additional force majeur cost
    • Personal Insurance
    • Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, snack and beverages etc)
    • Personal clothing and equipment
    • Medical expenses and evacuation cost
    • Excess baggage charge
    • Cancelation cost, reschedule, etc
    • Gratuities
    • Additional day, program and tour
    • Climbing training program before trip

  • As one of the Seven Summits, Carstensz Pyramid is a goal for many climbers in the world as an outstanding achievment for them. Anticlinal peak with an altitude about 4.884 meters, emerged from the bottom of deep sea millions of years ago due to collision of Pacific and Hindia-Australian plates. Form a highest point of Indonesia-Oceania in chain of Sudirman mountain ranges, covered with tropical glaciers located in the middle of the jungle in Papua Island, the second largest island on earth. Only a small snowy area left of hundreds kilometers in the massive of Middle Mountain-ranges with an old limestone rock divides that island.

    Helicopters are the fastest alternative way to basecamp in the Carstensz area, cuting the long journey about 50 kilometers of trekking in the dense tropical rainforest of Papua Island. Surely, acclimatization is mandatory and very important here, as you will fly directly to basecamp at an altitude of over 4.000 meter from Timika city. Climbing Carstensz Pyramid is quite technical, the 600-meter-high bigwall became the last part of this journey, requires basic climbing skills using a fixed rope to reach the highest point before returning to basecamp.

    Stop At:

    • Bali, Bali
  • Departure Point :
    Denpasar City, Bali, Indonesia
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a strong physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by PAT Adventure Travel

Activity ID: V-205328P1

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