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Nice tour. Close to Wamena city. There is a Dany small village called Jiwika where people keep a... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Niteroi, RJ
Famous mummy in Wamena

The location is only 45 minutes from Wamena and easy to reach by car. I visited this location with... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Bekasi, Indonesia
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Nice tour. Close to Wamena city. There is a Dany small village called Jiwika where people keep a mummy of ancient Dani. There are only 4 of them in Papua.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank doberista
Reviewed 14 July 2018

The location is only 45 minutes from Wamena and easy to reach by car. I visited this location with some friends who live in Wamena. Before we enter the village we negotiated with someone who represented the village and agreed on amount 1,5 million rupiah...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Samuelpas
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Mumi suku Dani I visited this museum on December 2017. See the AGAT MOMETE MABEL Me of seven mummies that has been hundreds year's ago,the museum is located inside the village of Dani's tribe however The entrance fee Super expensive amounting Dr 1,5 million for...More

Date of experience: December 2017
20  Thank nurlinYikwa9998
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We visited the Jiwika Mummy after our 3 days trekking through the baliem valley and it disappoint us a little bit. The people were almost asking money for the air we were breathing. But the mummy is interested to see. We paid 150.000 IDR for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank svenpeerdeman
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

This village is very interesting. My guide took us here. We bought a pig and they killed it and cooked it for us. It was quite gruesome watching them kill the pig with the bow and arrow. They didn't kill the pig with the first...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank travelswithcrystal
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a 200 old tribal chief that has been smoked and preserved. The family live there in this village and appear in local dress but if you take photos of them they ask for money. You can take photos of mummy and huts free...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sebastian3962
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The mummy is a great way of increasing the revenues in the village. Very funny to see everybody runs into the house to re-dress in tourist-costume to try to get yourself on the picture for a little reward. This is what tourism does. We met...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank zipzie
Reviewed 8 December 2016

We arrived very early in Wamena and our guide took us to get permit to visit Lake Habema and also to do a short tour around Wamena. He took us to Yiwika to see the mummy since nearly all tourists went to see mummies. Honestly,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Ratna S
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Jiwika is turned to be a touristik village. And people who live there take money for one clik to make a foto. So, you should pay for every foto you have made. Mummy is payed extra and not for a long time they bring it....More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank margosha3
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Sadly we visited during peak season and it seem that they like to hike the prices then, had to pay 80,000 each to see it and then 50,000 for a man to hold it total 210,000 to see the mummy. Had another couple not agree...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank devison
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