Embark on a journey to Asmat in Papua. During this tour in the Asmat region you can will discover the most impressive wood carving in all of Papuan art. While in other areas, artistic traditions often continue mainly by the older generation, in Asmat, the younger generation is enthusiastically embracing this art form. Art collectors from all around the globe love to visit the Asmat region to collect the finest art to decorate their homes with this particular and unique tribal arts forms.
Beside art, the interesting town of Agats (the capital of Asmat region) is completely built on stilts making it an attraction on its own. Villages, roads, shops, churches, mosques, sport centres etc, are all built on stils over the swamp to connect services and people. Exploring the muddy, snaking rivers by longboat will take you to the more remote villages where sago processing and Asmat celebrations like the canoe racing are taking place.
|Arrival Timika - Transfer to Hotel
|Transfer to Airport - (Flight Timika to Ewer) - Transfer by motor and speedboat to Agats town - Transfer to Homestay by Motor Bike - Walk around Syuru Village and visit Museum
|Transfer by longboat from Agats to Per
|Per ( Paddle canoes ceremony)
|Transfer by longboat from Per - Owus - Beriten
|Sagoo ceremony or Mbis pole Ceremony - Back to Agats
|By speedboat & motorbike to Ewer Airport - (Flight Ewer to Timika) - Arrival Timika - Transfer to Hotel
|Transfer to Airport