CARSTENSZ PYRAMID ( 4884 M) EXPEDITION
A MISTERIUOS OF CARSTENZ PYRAMID
Climb to the one of 7 Summit Mountain in the world.
It was closed for almost 3years caused an internal matter & condition. Thousands of climbers have been waiting for this chance to summit & to records their world climbs.
The mountain was first climbed in the 1960s by an expedition led by Heinrich Harrer, of Eiger North Wall fame along with New Zealand author & climber Philip Temple.
Cartensz pyramid located in the heart of Jayawijaya mountain range in the Indonesian territory of Irian Jaya, which now called Western Papua. Carstensz Pyramid is part of Lorenze National Park and Sudirman range. Condition & weather is unpredictable; it can be 1-3 days raining, snowing, and cloudy. Our base camp to summit track condition is sand, Rock, sliding rock, water slide, & sometimes snow. The climb is on beautiful, sharp lime stone. Your time experienced by this un-regularly chance.
Cooper, Zebra Wall
Outline Itinerary of Carstensz Pyramid Expedition
Duration: 15 days / 14 nights
Day 1 : Arrival Jakarta – Indonesia
Day 2 : Departure to Timika
Day 3 : Arrival Timika – Mimika Stay at Sheraton Hotel
Day 4 : Final Preparation
Day 5 – 7 : Trek to Zebra Wall Campsite
Day 8 – 10 : Acclimatization at Cartenz Based Camp ( Danau – Danua Valley )
Day 10 – 12 : Summit Days (Ascending to Carstensz Pyramid and Victory Peak - Ngga Pulu
Day 12 – 14 : Descend Trek to Mimika
Day 15 : Return Fly to Jakarta
Expedition Cost USD 9,800 /person
To join our International Carstensz Pyramid Expedition which required min 3 - 4 people
Cost Expedition Includes:
1). Climb Permit and Surat Jalan from Police Dept
2). Meals and water during expedition
3). Mountain Guide Team and porters
4). All transfer service in Jakarta from Airport to Hotel as return
5). Local Transport for picked up from Hotel to Airport as return
6). Dome Tent for stay camp during expedition (based Twin Share)
7). Acclimatization at Base camp
8). Hotel Sheraton in MIMIKA
9). Hotel 3 star in Jakarta for 2 nights
Cost Expedition Not Includes:
1). Ticket Fares: Jakarta – Timika for return flight USD 500,-/person
2). Emergency Rescue by Helicopter
3). Personal Expenses such as mini bar Hotel, room Phone Hotel, Laundry, Extra Meals as
unmentioned on expedition
4). Cancellation or delay flight from Airlines as force majuer
TERM & CONDITIONS:
PLEASE READ THESE TERM & CONDITIONS CAREFULLY AS, BY GIVING US FINAL CONFIRMATION OR PAYING DEPOSIT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, AGREED AND ACCEPTED ALL THE TERMS & CONDITIONS STATED BELOW.
Your final confirmation of your participation in this expedition must be received by us at least 4 (four) months before departure date. Please send your confirmation by fax or email.
HOW AND WHERE TO PAY:
As soon as you confirmed your participation, please send the deposit of 50% payment to the beneficiary below:
We do not accept CREDIT CARDS or any types of CHEQUES for the payment.
The balance of the payment (65% from the expedition cost) must be received by us at least two (03) weeks before your arrival in Jakarta.
There will be cancellation charge apply. The charge is determined by the date we receive written notification of Your cancellation, as follows:
* Cancellation made at least 3 (two) weeks before departure date: 35 % from the Expedition
* Cancellation made at least 2 ( two ) week before departure date: 50 % from the Expedition
* Cancellation made LESS than a week before departure date: 85 % from the Expedition Cost.
Refunds are not made for unused services.
However please note that we will refund the full payment to you, IF WE MUST CANCEL the expedition due to the political situation in Indonesia or Irian Jaya BEFORE your arrival in Jakarta.
BUT please note and acknowledge that the refund of the full payment is not given to you, if we must cancel the expedition when you are already on the field, since we have spent some cash by providing porters, permits, charter plane, etc for your expedition (things that need to be paid in advanced).
You understand and accept that the itinerary is travel through remote areas possibly subject to changes due to unfavorable political or climatic/weather conditions. You will not make any claims against PT. INDOGLOBAL ADENTURES or its staff and local guide for any damage or restitution. Our guides have rights to cancel the expedition or make changes on itinerary if the situation is NOT allowed due to above causes or due to the changes on flight schedules made by the flight companies.
IndoGlobal AdventureS TOURS & TRAVEL is not liable for any damages caused for any reasons by any other third parties such as hotels, porters in carrying out your tour.
IndoGlobal AdventureS TOURS & TRAVEL accepts no responsibilities for losses or additional expenses incurred due to the sickness, accident or other causes.
If you want to bring US Dollar note cash to Indonesia, please note that since the monetary crisis in Indonesia, the banks/money changers in Indonesia will not receive the US Dollar cash notes if it is old series or the surface looked dirty (stamped) or rumpled.
Even though the bank/money changer will receive it, the value can be reduced until 50%.
Regarding the US dollar cash, kindly please do not bring the notes below than US Dollar 100.
The value of the exchange rates here are variable for the notes of USD 1, 5, 10, 20, 50. The smaller the value of the bank note, the lower the exchange rates is. The normal, the best and reasonable ones are the notes in USD 100.
Please NOTICE that the permits we arrange for you is ONLY for the climbing, NOT for filming/documentary activities beyond the climbing itself.
For filming/documentary activities with heavy filming equipment and crews, you should have special filming permits.
Otherwise, we could get sanctions from the local authority which could cause problems to the climbing expedition itself and to IndoGlobal AdventureS TOURS & TRAVEL in carrying out this expedition.
There are several routes to approach the Base Camp of Carstensz Pyramid.
With consideration of the safety of the clients and the success of the expedition itself, IndoGlobal AdventureS TOURS & TRAVEL have a rights to determine the route to approach the Base Camp in each expedition.
In carrying out the expedition, we are only allowed to take one of the normal routes to approach the Base Camp and climbing only the peak of CARSTENSZ PYRAMID and the PUNCAK JAYA (Ngga Pulu).
All the activities beyond the climbing or beyond the route which has been determined is strictly prohibited. If you insist to do other activities or take other routes which have been determined, all the consequences and results are on your personal responsibility.
Day pack to carry personal and important belongings, duffle bag with padlock, good trekking shoes that crampon can be fit on it, sandal to use around base camp, socks with extra, plastic bags (big) to cover items inside duffle bag and day pack from rain and wet; good rain coat with trousers, polartec fleece, gaiter, Personal Sit Harness, 5 personal carabiners (2 screw gate), 01 figure of eight, A pair/2 pcs of Petz Jummar (left & right), gloves for climbing and mittens for base camp, Climbing Helmet, Personal Mattrass & Sleeping bag, Good Headlamp + Extra Many Alkaline/Energizer Batteries or trekking & Climb, 5 M of tubular webbing, Sun Screen, Lip Gloss, Prusik Rope 9 Mm 5 meter each person, Etrier.
Please bring some extra "home-food" to keep your spirit. Please also bring extra energy food for your self during hard trek and climb.
It's very important if every person bring their own personal water filter that will sue for drinking water along the trek.
Even we provide dining equipment on trek and climb, but some people prefer to bring their own: Plate, Cup, Spoon, knife and fork.
Really important that all participants MUST be FAMILIAR and SKILLFUL with basic rock climbing skills, such as Abseiling and Jummaring and NOT scared of height. It's important to practice your rock climbing skills before depart for expedition.
For the injured climbers around the base camp we could evacuate through the mining area to mining hospital at JAYAPURA down on the southern side of Irian island. Or evacuate by Christian Helly Mission to the nearest good hospital with cost of USD. 2500.
We recommend you have a medical and dental check up and strongly recommend you to take anti-malaria tablets if required. Please check with your nearest travel clinic for immunizations against tropical diseases.
TRAVEL TO THIRD WORLD COUNTRY:
* FACTS: As you will traveling to the "wild area & remote place" of the one third world country. The limitation of facilities, infra-structures, Unpredictable whether and cultural differences can lead you to Inconsistency in standards and can make you frustrations due to the above FACTS. Therefore you must ready with the unexpected things and sometimes the arrangements on field do not go smooth as we planned and not exact like mathematics.
For those who want to travel and enjoy this expedition, it is very important to set you’re Expectations on the right level for third world country, and leaving Western expectations behind. Consequently the lifestyles on this expedition are necessarily very different from that of an ordinary holiday. You must approach travel in this area of the world with an OPEN MIND, PATIENCE and FLEXIBILTY. A flexible attitude and understanding problems can arise allows you to this expedition more.
If you are not prepared or willing to accept all of these facts, you should not do this expedition. However, all the staffs of IndoGlobal AdventureS TOURS & TRAVEL will work hard to overcome problems which may be incurred and ensure that its standard of services are maintained. You should aware that some things are beyond our control.
At night weather can be drop until minus 5 C, especially if rain comes with fresh snow and strong wind, some times it's happen while climbing Carstensz Pyramid (Goretex Jacket is recommended).
We will provide a porter for each client. Each porter will carry max. 15 kg. They will accompany and carry your trekking & climbing baggage to the base camp and return. Items not required during the trek can be left in locked bags at the hotel in Timika.