Day 1: Arrival in Bali. Arrival at Bali airport and transfer to hotel. Meeting of all team members and the rest of the day at leisure.
Day 2: Preparation and night flight to Timika. Preparation and discussion of the expedition. In the evening we leave the hotel at about 22:30 in the direction of the airport and fly to Timika.
Day 3: Arrival in Timika at about 06:00, transfer to the hotel and time to rest. Packing of equipment, final preparations, final check and meeting.
Day 4: Timika – Carstensz Basecamp: Helicopter flight to Carstensz Base Camp “Yellow Valley”. Set up and free time – first acclimatization.
Day 5: Further acclimatisation day at the base camp.
Day 6: Basecamp – summit Carstensz Pyramid – Basecamp: Passages up to the IV. degree of difficulty UIAA with mountain boots in the post-climb. The normal route of the 700 m high north face begins with easy climbing in the II-IIIrd grade. Level of difficulty. Only the last 80m up to the summit ridge become really steep and require climbing in the IV. degree of difficulty, which are defused by the mountain guide with fixed ropes. Once the summit ridge has been reached, a sharp incision has to be made before climbing the summit to 4,884 m. The climb is then completed by the end of the climb. Abseil over the ascent route.
Day 7: Basecamp – Timika: Return flight by helicopter from Basecamp to Timika. Depending on the flight connection overnight stay in Timika or onward flight to Bali.
Day 8: Bali. If not yesterday, then today flight to Bali. Remaining time at your free disposal.
Day 9-10: Reserve days. If the two reserve days are not needed for the expedition, we have two days at our disposal in Bali. Last day individual flight home (departure best in the evening).