carstensz expedition 

CARSTENSZ PYRAMID EXPEDITION ITINERARY

Our expedition to climb Carstensz Pyramid (4.884M) as one of the world's seven summit in Papua, Indonesia. We choose to use helicopters for our current expeditions because we see this as the best chance to provide a successful expedition while meeting the logistical challenges of traveling in Papua. 

DAY 1: ARRIVAL BALI OR JAKARTA

Upon your international arrival in Bali or Jakarta International airport. You’ll meet our staff at the tropical paradise country “Indonesia”. To start your Carstensz Pyramid expedition there is welcoming meeting day.  As it is a long journey international flight to Indonesia, and we’ll spend this day as checking climbing gear and having welcome team meetings. Tonight we’ll have “Welcome Dinner” and prepare for the early morning domestic flights to Papua.

 

DAY 2: DEPARTURE TO TIMIKA (PAPUA)

Our domestic flights from Bali / Jakarta to Timika, Papua generally leave very early in the morning and we’ll arrive in Timika early in the day.  We will spend the rest of the day preparing for morning helicopter flight to yellow valley base camp nearly to Lakes valley (Lembah Danau – Danau). 

DAY 3: HELICOPTER TO BASE CAMP

Fly by helicopter to Carstensz  Pyramid Base Camp (BC). We hope to fly to base camp first thing in the morning depending on good weather.

 

DAY 4: BASE CAMP ACCLIMATIZATION

Acclimatize at Base Camp. We will spend the day acclimatizing to the high altitude and preparing for our summit push. 

 

DAY 5: EXTRA DAY FOR WEATHER

Another day at Base Camp as we will spend for bad day weather. 


DAY 6: CARSTENSZ PYRAMID SUMMIT

Today we’ll get an early start to try to beat the afternoon rain.  It is typically 6-8 hour push to the Carstensz summit and we hope to enjoy the sunrise on the summit ridge.

 

DAY 7: EXTRA DAY FOR WEATHER

Another day at Base Camp as we will spend for bad day weather.

 

DAY 8: FLIGHT BACK TO TIMIKA AIRPORT

Today, we will fly back to Timika airport.  Again, we hope to fly early in the morning, and will catch our return flight to Bali / Jakarta.

 

DAY 9: DOMESTIC FLIGHT TO BALI OR JAKARTA

Domestic flight to Bali / Jakarta International airport. We’ll return to the beautiful island, where you can do rest of the day.

 

DAY 10: INTERNATIONAL FLIGHT HOME

Today is your international flight back to home. END OF EXPEDITION

For further details expedition itinerary so please don't be hesitate to contact us by email: info@carstenszpeak.com
We allow contingency days to accommodate delays, but it is strongly advised that you allow for a delay of up to one week should lengthy delays occur. 
Above expedition itinerary is subject to change due to weather, logistical or other circumstances -

APPROACH TO BASECAMp

Its a great experience of this expedition while you seating on cabin choper approach to Carstensz Pyramid base camp. As we usually fly to base camp by first flight on the clearly morning as we hope by two hours reach the yellow valley base camp. Then we will spend one day acclimatization and preparing before our summit push on the next day.