Since 1979

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Papua Explorer

Your adventure experts for West Papua.

What we Do

We are a local travel agency specialized in tours and expeditions in West Papua, since 1979. The Indonesian western half of the island of New Guinea, mainly the province of Papua, is home to some of the world’s most unique travel destinations: immerse yourself in the secluded Baliem Valley, sleep in a Korowai tree house, meet the former headhunters of Asmat, admire the birds of paradise, climb the highest peak of Oceania – known as Carstensz Pyramid. These are some of the once-in-a-lifetime experiences in West Papua that you can only realize with us. Chose to travel on a tailor-made tour or join one of our group tours. We are the most reliable tour operator for this part of the world. 

We also look forward to welcoming you for an unforgettable stay at our eco-friendly resort: The Baliem Valley Resort. Our exclusive resort is located right in the middle of the highlands of West Papua. It has been designed as an ideal starting point to explore the lands of the Dani and Lani tribes.

Your Options

Our Place

Visit our The Baliem Valley Resort in the highlands of New Guinea and explore the home of the Dani and Lani tribes in private excursions. 

Group Tours

Join us on one of our group tours to the most exotic and adventurous destinations. See what is currently published.

Tailor-made Tours

Real adventure tours to some of Papua’s most exotic destinations. For 2 persons or more, organized by us, guided by our local guides.

Current Highlights

12.10.2020 - 31.10.2020

Carstensz Pyramid

At 4,884 meters above sea level, the Carstensz Pyramid is the highest mountain on all of New Guinea and one of the famous “seven summits”, the highest summits of the seven continents…
25.10.2020 - 07.11.2020

Eastern Coastal Asmat

To this day, Coastal Asmat is extremely rarely visited by foreigners. The culture and traditions of these Asmat tribes are intact and original…
17.01.2021 - 02.02.2021

Korowai intensive

This is a classic expedition to meet the Korowai tree house nomads. Still, to this this day, the Korowai live far away from civilization, deep in the forest of the Papua lowlands…
Tailor-made Tour, all year

Baliem Valley intensive

Explore the Baliem Valley on selected excursions, trek 3 nights from Lake Habema, and finish with a visit to the birds of paradise…

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