Birding in PNG

Detail program

Day 1

Home-Jackson International Airpot-continue-Hagen

Arrival meet and transfers to hotel have lunch & drive to (Hotel Clouds lands) Tabubil with birding on the way. O/N in Hotel cloudland with dinner: 

Day 2

 Early B/f& drive to Daplane creek up the hill for the morning hoursin search for only for the CarolasPirotia (BOP) and then drive to the Megalsim Tunnel while the 2X4WD( TROOPERs) followed the group to the tunnel , the group get out of the 25seater onto the  2x troopers and drive to new birding location; the group will be birding till late midday & drive back to hotel for lunch.  After lunch PM drive to the new locations continue birding till night falls, return to hotel for nights rest with dinner.

Day 3

Early B/F & drive to the tunnel and got into the 2Xtroopers & drive to new locations with packed lunch continued birding along the new locations and onto the new road construction road continue birding till lunch break on the specific  beautiful road side overlooking  the famous hidden burg wall after lunch continue birding till 14:30hoursPM and slowly drive to  the waiting 25 seated bus, the group than got onto the bus and drive to Kiunga while the 2X troopers follow the group with the luggage to Kiunga. O/N Kiunga guest house with Dinner.

Day 4

Early breakfast and drive town to the waiting for 2x waiting boats for the whole day river birding with lunch stop along the river, continue through the short distance trails till 15:30PM., get back onto the boat and slowly birding to back to Kiungga for the nights rest with Dinner.

Day 5

 Early b/F drive to the 2X waiting boats only for the  morning hours birding till lunch and return to Kiunga for lunch break and PM drive to Boys town flame bower bird hill  and birding alone here till night falls and return to guest house for nights rest with dinner.

Day 6

  Today  early b/f drive to famous KM17 for greater & Hybrid BOPs together with King BoP display sights  for the first  three & half of an hours return to hotel at 9:30am and checked out & drive to airport for the next  birding destination within PNG:

  • Valid 2-5 people
  • Total quote USD ——00.
  • Other birding locations in PNG.
  1. 5 day 4 nights in Mt. Hagen Kumul Lodge.
  2. Port Moresby. 3N / 4D.
  3. Various hotels to select,

Lorentz Park Birding

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Key Information                 :  Start & ends in Wamena airport

Tour Duration                      :  8 days / 7Nights
Group Size/Max                   :  1-6 people
Destination(s)                      :  Lorentz Park 
Special Categories              :  Expedition, Rain forest-Muddy, Challenge ***

Season                                    :  2019-20125-Flexible
Departure                             :  Day 9 ( Departure from Wamena domestic 

                                                    airpor t)
Contract rates                      : 000 US$ – per person

ServiceDestinationDPPer person cost
6 Persons. Lorenz park birdingPapua, Lorenz park birding75 % Deposit payment000 US$
Total 6 persons

Payment can be transferred to bank account

Bank                          :               Mandiri (swift code: BMRI IDJA XXX)

Account no              :               154-00-10434-61-5

Bank acc Holder    :               Demianus Wasage

Bank address          :               Jl. Trikora Wamena, Papua, Indonesia

Phone                        :               (+62) 81247628708 (WA)

E-mail                         :               trekpapua@gmail.com

Planned Itinerary     :

Into the Lorenz National Park forest:

8 days / 7Nights birding in Habema Lake, ends route for Trikora, heading down to Ibele valley – Ends in Wamena town

Day 1

Jayaura-Wamena

On arrival in Wamena, you will check in any hotel. Organize Permits, and half day of birding in Napua Waterfall spot birding. And our Jungle Chef will go shopping for our birding trip to Habema-lorenz Park rain forest-Final preparation.

Day 2 Wamena-Pondok 3 (Into the high Level from the Sea) 3000 m SL

You will wake up, Packing, and Breakfast at hotel. At: 8:00 am. Heading to Habema Lake. Two hours full speed up to Habema Lake. It is cold. You need jacket to cover up.  Walk into the forest, down to the river, and Settle the Tent.

Expected birds to see:

You will stop during the driving to spot some birds such as. Island Thrush & Alpine Pipit will commonly seen, Orange-billed Lorikeet flying across the driving, Painted Tiger-Parrot, Lorentz’s Whistler, Hooded Cuckoo-Shrikes, New Guinea Thornbill, Black Sitella, Mountain, Black-throated and White-winged Robins, and Grey-streaked honeyeater. We will camp at 3.300 and do daily birding from the camp site. During this 2 days birding, we will sufficiently allocate our energy to search for the snow mountain specialties, such as: Snow Mountain Quail, Short-bearded Melidectes, Orange-cheecked HoneyeaterPapuan Whipbird, Snow-mountain Munia, Lorentz’s Whistler, Splendid Astrapia, Brown Sicklebill, Ribbon-tailed Astrapia, Macgregor’s Bird of Paradise Salvadori’s Teal, Painted & Brehm’s Tiger-Parrot, Red-breasted Pygmy-Parrot, Crested Berrypecker, Rufous Woodcock, Stout-billed Cuckoo-shrike, Papuan, Large & Buff-faced Srcub-wren, Lesser & Greater Ground-Robin, Mountain & White-winged Robin, Black SittellaWestern Alpine Mannikin, New Guinea Thornbill, Blue-caped Ifrit, Belford’s & Sooty Melidectes.

Day 3-Day 5 (Two ways)

(Heading down to Mr. Mac Valley, Walk up to Wamera cave. More deeper to under the Mount Trikora (Snow mountain)

To find out & see the King of Saxony BoP, Mcgreor´s Honeyeater, western crested berrypecker, tit berrypecker, watteled ploughbill, carola´s parotia, splendid astrapia, black and brown sicklebill, superb bop, short-tailed paradigalla, crested satinbird, loria´s satinbird, jewel-babblers, stella´s lorikeet and others (Full day birding in Habema Lake, down the valley, up hills of that covered by ticked humus, and dry trees.

Day 6.

You will head down through the Forest to Ibele. This is wild rain forest. Stay overnight in the forest. Along the way, you will see & meet many endemic birds like mentioned in Day 1, or may be New Birds.

Day 7

Forest-Ibele Upper More down to the deep Valley, you will meet low land 2000mt SL.

Day 8

Ibele-Wamena (ends).

@These spots are to see the new highland Birds.

In Brief

Lorents Park (Snow Mountain Birding)

Day 1: Jayapura-Wamena-Pondok 3

Day 2: Trekking from Pondok Tiga to Mount Trikora, night at cave camp.

Day 3: trekking to Snow Mountain Robin. Walk back to Pondok Tiga.

Day 4: Birding the upper part of the Ibele trail.

Day 5: Walk down to Yabogima.

Day 6: Birding Yabogima for King of Saxony Bird-of-paradise.

Day 7: Walk back to Pondok Tiga.

Day 8: Birding the upper part of Ibele trail & lower elevation along access 

             road. Car service from Lorentz Park-Hotel-Ends!

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Arfak Birding

Key Information       :   We do guarantee show you New Guinea Birds

Total Duration           :   05 days/04Nights.
Group Size/Max         :   1-5 pax/ people. This costs lists are un-changeable!
Destination(s)           :    Arfak Birding Spots-Papua)
Special Categories   :    Private trip-Birding & Cultural tour, Rain forest-Muddy, Challenge **

Season & Valid         :   Valid (Start on —-th —-th /2019-2025)
How to Get here       :   Makassar / Sorong-Manokwari-Arfak
Contract rates          :   Compiled down in invoice (…. **$  

Detail Birding trip-Program

Day 1

MAKASSAR/SORONG/JAYAPURA-FLIGHT TO MANOKWARI-ARFAK (4 WD to Arfak Mountain-Kwau village Birding with Zaeth or Hans-Flexible)

JAYAPURA-MANOKWARI takes 2/3 hrs, where from there we will continue our birding to the Arfak Mountain. Transfer to Mokwam Hotel and report our Traveling Passes (Surat Jalan). We will bird the South direction of Manokwari town and expect to see Grey-headed Goshawk, Brown Cuckoo-Dove, Pink Spotted Fruit-Dove, Red Cheeked & Eclectus Parrot, Palm & Sulphur Crested Cockatoo, Rufous-bellied Kookaburra, Blyth’s Hornbill, Rainbow Bee-eater, Barn Swallow, White-bellied Cuckoo-shrike, Lowland Peltops, Crested Pitohui, Papuan Flower pecker, Yellow-bellied Sunbird, Yellow-faced Myna, Lesser and King Bird of Paradise, Hooded Butcherbird, Torresian Crow, etc.

Day 2 :

4WD to Arfak Mountain-FULL DAY BIRDING IN ARFAK
Today after breakfast, we will take 4WD (3 hrs) to reach trip our main camp site of Siyoubri Village which is situated at 1.400m above sea-level. We will bird the rest of the day and expect to see: Wattled Brush-turkey, Blue-grey & Ashy Robin, Vogelkop Scrub-wren, etc.

Day 3 – Day 4:

FULL DAY BIRDING IN ARFAK
During this 3 full days birding, we will be based at Kwau Village with daily visit to up higher elevation to allow us to see different species with our main target on: 7 species of BOPs (Long-tailed Paradigala, Superb BOP, Western Parotia, Magnificent, Black and Buff-tailed Sicklebill, Arfak Astrapia), 1 species of Bowerbirds (Vogelkop Bowerbird), plus other non BOP/Bowerbird, such as: the Wattled Brush-turkey, New Guinea Harpy Eagle, Black-mantled Goshawk, White-striped Forest-Rail, Black-billed Cuckoo-Dove, White-breasted Fruit-Dove, Papuan Mountain Pigeon, Rufescent Imperial Pigeon, White-throated Pigeon, Papuan & Yellow-billed Lorikeet, Blue-collared & Vulturine Parrot, Modest & Brehm’s Tiger Parrot, Chesnut-breasted Cuckoo, Papuan Boobook, Feline & Mountain Owlet Nightjar, Lesser Ground, Ashy, Smoky, Blue-grey,  Green-backed & Garnet Robin, Lesser Malampita, Grey and Brown-breasted Gerygone, Rusty and Mountain Mouse Warbler, Vogelkop, Perplexing, Papuan & Grey-green Scrub-wren, Black & Rufous-backed Fantail, Mountain Peltops, Canary Flycather, Black and Yellow-breasted Boatbill, Dwarf, Sclater’s, Vogelkop, Lorenz & Rufous-naped Whistler, Black Pitohui, Tit Berrypecker, Western Mountain-eye, Dwarf & Rufous-sided Honeyeater, Mountain Red-headed and Red-collared Myzomela, Western Smoky Honey-eater, Cinnamon browed and Ornate Melidectes, Papuan Parrot Finch, Spotted Catbird, Black Sittella, and some other birds

Day 5:

Drive down back to Manokwar-Half day birdingAfter breakfast we’ll proceed for morning birding and back for lunch. After lunch, we will pack up our gear and drive back to Manokwari town. We may stop on the way back for short birding or photography. Check in at Mokwam Hotel and dinner at local restaurant.

Day 6:

Fly out: Manokwari-Jayapura/Sorong) Ends service. If you continue Birding, we have another

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Nimborang

Day 1

Jakarta – Jayapura – Drive to Nimbokrang – local birding
After an early breakfast at the hotel, we will drive for 2,5 hrs to Nimbokrang, the lowlands area where we will continue our next birding. In Nimbokrang, we will pick up our local guide, report our traveling permit and then head to our camping site. After setting up tents, we will bird nearby. The rest of the day today, we expect to see Grey Goshawk, Yellow-bellied & Sacred Kingfisher, Eclectus & Red Cheeked Parrot, Golden Cuckoo-shrike, shinning flycatcher. More, Our records here are: Great Egret, Rufous Night-Heron, Pacific Black Duck, Dusky Moorhen, Comb-crested Jacana, Rufous-bellied Kookaburra, Brown & Great Cuckoo-Dove, Orange fronted Fruit-Dove, and Rainbow bee-eater, Pied Chat, Golden Cisticola, Shinning Flycatcher, Great Bowerbird, Glossy Mantled Manucode and Lesser Bird of Paradise (all these birds are expect to be seen)

Day 2-3:

Nimbokrang full day birding
During these 2 full days, we will focus on our target birds of the lowland alluvial forest. They are: Brown-collared Brush-turkey (hard to see), Pale-billed Sicklebill, Twelve-wired Bird of Paradise, Magnificient Riflebird (often only heard), King Birds of Paradise, Lesser Bird of Paradise, Jobi and Glossy Manucode, Bush-hen, New Guinea Flightless Rail, Victoria Crowned Pigeon (possibly),  Double-eyed and Salvadori’s Fig-Parrot, Buff-faced Pygmy-Parrot, Emperor and white-shouldered Fairy-wren, Golden Cisticola, Golden, Boyer’s, and Grey-headed Cuckoo Shrike, Hooked-billed, Blue-black, Azure & Sacred Kingfisher,  King Quail, Black Bittern, Spotted Whistling Duck, Doria’s Hawk, Beautiful, Pink, Coroneted, Orange-bellied Fruit-Dove, Zoe & Pinon Imperial Pigeon, Red-flanked Lorikeet, Dusky and Brown Lory, Lesser, Greater and Pheasant Coucal, Papua Frogmouth, Papuan Nightjar, Papuan Spine-tailed Swift, White-bellied Thicket Fantail, Golden, Frilled and Spotted-winged Monarch, Lowland Peltops, Blue-grey Robin, Rusty Pitohui, Meyer’s & Helmeted Friarbird, Golden & Yellow-faced Myna, Blue-jewel & Rufous Babbler, Spotted Catbird, Brown-headed Crow.

Day 4:

Drive back to Sentani-birding
Full day birding in Nimbokrang & Pak Jam for Victoria Crown Pigeon & road banks Birds, especially some endemic Low land Birds.

Day 5 :

Jayapura-Biak Numfor or Lorentz Park Birding)

Nimbokrang-Arfak-Biak & NumforPer personRoomsSub quota
Jayapura-Nimbokrang——USD—rooms——— USD
Arak Region Birding——USD—rooms——— USD
Biak & Numfor Birding——USD—rooms——— USD

Ps: Cost list provided based on the request & number of pax!

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