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Climbing to Carstensz Pyramid with Helicopter

   
7 days
Group size: 6-15
17 580 USD
Deposit: 5 000 USD
  • Itinerary
  • Dates / Rates
  • Price includes
  • Tour info
Day 1
Arrival in Timika. Hotel accommodation.
Day 2
Flight to Yellow valley (Carstensz BC) by helicopter
Day 3
Acclimatization and rope training
Day 4
The ascent of Carstensz Pyramid. Return to Lakes Valley BC.
Day 5
Flight to Timika. Night in hotel
Day 6
Flight home.
Day 7-8
Reserve days in case of bad weather. Can be used to relax on the nearby Bali beaches.
Date Guides Price Group
March 21 - March 27, 2020
17 580 USD
November 01 - November 07, 2020
-
17 580 USD
November 07 - November 13, 2020
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17 580 USD
Date Guides Price Group
March 21 - March 27, 2020
17 580 USD
November 01 - November 07, 2020
17 580 USD
November 07 - November 13, 2020
17 580 USD
Price includes
  • Return flight Timika-Yellow valley
  • A guide from 7 Summits club
  • Hotel accommodation (double rooms) - 2 nights in Timika
  • Meals: Full Board on the mountain. Breakfasts only in Timika
  • All necessary permits
  • Cook
  • Transportation of your personal equipment by Helicopter (weight allowance: 17 kg per person)
  • Environmental tax
  • Camping equipment for BC, including tables and chairs
  • All group transfers
  • Walkie-talkies
  • Special Carstensz Pyramid T-shirts and jackets with 7 Summits Club logo
Price does not include
  • International flights to Indonesia and local flights to Timika
  • Lunches and dinners in Timika
  • Indonesian visa
  • Medical insurance
  • Personal equipment
  • Expenses caused by your premature leaving of the expedition, for whatever reason
  • Expenses caused by flight delays and cancellations

Trip overview

Timika - Yellow Valley - Carstensz Peak - Yellow Valley - Timika

We now offer to fly to Carstensz Pyramid BC by helicopter! 

Carstensz Pyramid (sometimes called Puncak Jaya) is a mountain in the Sudirman Range, the western part of the central highlands of Papua province, Indonesia. With an of altitude 4,884 metres above sea level, Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain in Indonesia, the highest on the island of New Guinea, the highest of Oceania (Australia).

Carstens Pyramid is probably technically the most difficult climb of all "7 Summits”. However, it is perfectly doable for real mountain climbers with at least basic rock climbing skills. The standard route is nearly straight up through the north face and then continues along the summit ridge, which is all hard rock surface.

The sharp limestone rocks offer pleasant climbing at nearly 4900m/16k feet altitude near the equator! The most difficult places are equipped with fixed ropes and the largest 'gap' in the summit ridge is crossed using the famous Tyrolean Traverse.

Despite the nearby large goldmine, the area is highly inaccessible to climbers and the general public, requiring a helicopter flight to Basecamp or alternatively (when it is safe) a 100-km hike, which usually takes about four or five days each way.

The island also offers a rare opportunity to visit the Stone Age, as the traditional way of life for most inhabitants of the island hasn't changed much over the past millennia.

Good advice

If you want to take part in one of our Carstensz Pyramid expeditions, please send us an e-mail with:

  1. Your brief mountaineering resume covering the last 10-20 years
  2. A digital photo.
  3. Any questions you might have.

If you are sure you want to join a climb, please send us the following information:

  1. a confirmation by email or phone
  2. date of birth
  3. Citizenship
  4. passport number, its date of issue and expiration
  5. phone number
  6. advance or full payment (your spot and price are not fixed until we receive at least the advance payment)
  7. Due to special permit rules, we need a passport photo (digital) with a RED-coloured background. If this is not possible, you can send us any other passport photo with a grey or white background and we will photoshop it red for you.
Tips guidelines (important information!)
Вы доверяете гидам свою жизнь и здоровье, и самое главное, ваше время и деньги. А они берут на себя все эти заботы и ответственность за Вас и за успех мероприятия 24 часа в сутки на все время поездки. Гиды и обслуживающий персонал в поездке ожидают от Вас чаевые в размере 10-20 долларов с каждого клиента за каждый день работы. Если Вам все понравилось, Вы остались живы и здоровы, можете заплатить им больше! Все чаевые можно отдать Главному гиду и он сам распределит их между всеми работниками. Не забудьте перед отъездом поблагодарить Гидов и работников. И вы увидите их счастливые и благодарные глаза!
Necessary travel papers (documents)
Отсканированная копия загран паспорта.
Действующий загранпаспорт.
Фотография на паспорт в отсканированом виде

1. Обязательно уточните у нашего менеджера необходимость оформления визы для въезда в страну

2. Обязательно убедитесь в наличии свободных страниц в Вашем Заграничном паспорте и что действие паспорта заканчивается более чем через 6 месяцев
By air and by land
Перелёт из Тимики до Базового лагеря на вертолете
Все трансферы по программе
Accommodation
Отель 4 звезды в Тимике
В базовом лагере палатки (2х местные) для проживания и палатка столовая
Meals
В Тимике - отель с завтраком
В стоимость программы включено 3-х разовое питание на всём маршруте путешествия начиная с Базового лагеря Карстенс
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Staff
- Русский Гид от Клуба 7 Вершин
- Местные индонезийские гиды (1 на 3-4 участников)
- повар в БЛ Карстенз
Health and medical insurance
Вероятность заразиться некой тропической болезнью не больше чем в Африке на Килиманджаро.
Weather
Погода в районе горы обычно очень дождливая и дневная температура может опускаться до 0 градусов. Большая вероятность снега с дождём.
Extra expenses
Чаевые Гидам и повару
Возможно задержаться после экспедиции на острове Бали.
Internet, phone
Только спутниковая связь
Possibility of renting personal equipment
Всё личное снаряжение необходимо привезти с собой.
Personal gear
Rucksack 40-50 liters
Closed-cell foam pad
Sleeping bag (good for -5° -15°C)
Harness
5-6 meters of 6-8mm rope for Prussik knots
Jumar (ascender)
Rappel device
Helmet
Poncho against rain
Telescopic ski poles
Mountaineering boots
Waterproof/breathable jacket with hood
(Gore Tex is strongly recommended)
Waterproof/breathable long pants with a bib (full length
side zips allow easy handling)
Down or fiber filled jacket with hood. Should be large enough to put on over your fleece jacket
Fleece/pile jacket
Fleece pants
Light trekking pants
Shorts
Liner socks - 2-3 pairs
Thick woolen or poly socks - 3 pairs
Long-sleeved shirts - 2
Sandals
Cap with large peak against sun
Wool or fleece hat
Training shoes
Gloves
UV glasses
Head torch
Thermos
Lip balm (spf 25+) and glacier cream (spf 40)
Personal first aid kit
Additional information
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