Trip Type : Small Group Tour
Papua New Guinea - Birding in Paradise V 2019 tour

Papua New Guinea - Birding in Paradise V 2019

Rockjumper Birding
5.0 . Excellent
93%
Travel Style: You will have solid amounts of both free time and structured time with some activities and meals included. Mixed
Physical Level: Regular walking or cycling over moderately long, hilly, or bumpy distances. Some public transport or utility vehicles such as safari jeeps. Moderate
Lodging Level: Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels. Value - 3 star
18 days
From: $ 11,897 $ 661 / day
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Overview

Highlights

  • King of Saxony
  • Superb
  • Magnificent
  • King
  • Twelve-wired
  • Greater
  • Raggiana
  • Lesser & Blue Bird-of-paradise
  • Magnificent & Growling Riflebird
  • Black
  • Brown & Black-billed Sicklebill
  • Glossy-mantled
  • Crinkle-collared & Trumpet Manucode
  • Short-tailed Paradigalla
  • Ribbon-tailed & Princess Stephanie’s Astrapia
  • Queen Carola’s & Lawes’s Parotia
  • Salvadori’s Teal
  • Forest Bittern
  • Papuan
  • Pygmy & Gurney’s Eagle
  • Doria’s & Black-mantled Goshawk
  • Papuan Harrier
  • Chestnut & Forbes’s Forest Rail
  • New Guinea Flightless Rail
  • New Guinea Woodcock
  • New Guinea Bronzewing
  • Cinnamon Ground Dove
  • Pheasant Pigeon
  • Southern Crowned Pigeon
  • Wompoo
  • Pink-spotted
  • Ornate
  • Orange-fronted
  • Superb
  • Coroneted
  • Beautiful
  • White-bibbed
  • Orange-bellied & Dwarf Fruit Dove
  • Purple-tailed
  • Rufescent
  • Pinon’s
  • Collared
  • Zoe’s & Torresian Imperial Pigeon
  • Papuan Mountain Pigeon
  • Papuan Boobook
  • Marbled & Papuan Frogmouth
  • Archbold’s Nightjar
  • Feline
  • Starry
  • Wallace’s
  • Mountain & Barred Owlet-Nightjar
  • Hook-billed
  • Common Paradise
  • Little Paradise
  • Buff-breasted Paradise
  • Brown-headed Paradise
  • Forest
  • Torresian
  • Yellow-billed
  • Mountain
  • Papuan Dwarf & Azure Kingfisher
  • Shovel-billed
  • Blue-winged & Rufous-bellied Kookaburra
  • Pesquet’s
  • Yellow-capped & Buff-faced Pygmy
  • Papuan King
  • Eclectus & Brehm’s Tiger Parrot
  • Striated
  • Red-flanked
  • Fairy
  • Papuan
  • Yellow-billed & Orange-billed Lorikeet
  • Purple-bellied
  • Dusky
  • Goldie’s & Coconut Lorikeet
  • Orange-breasted Fig Parrot
  • Papuan Pitta
  • Archbold’s
  • MacGregor’s
  • Flame
  • Yellow-breasted & Fawn-breasted Bowerbird
  • Papuan Treecreeper
  • Wallace’s
  • Emperor
  • White-shouldered & Orange-crowned Fairywren
  • Goldenface
  • Papuan Babbler
  • Papuan Logrunner
  • Loria’s & Crested Satinbird
  • Tit & Crested Berrypecker
  • Papuan Whipbird
  • Spotted
  • Blue & Chestnut-backed Jewel-babbler
  • Painted Quail-thrush
  • Mottled Berryhunter
  • Papuan & Black Sittella
  • Wattled Ploughbill
  • Rufous-naped Whistler
  • Crested Pitohui
  • Lesser Melampitta & Greater Melampitta
  • Blue-capped Ifrit
  • Mountain Firetail
  • White-spotted
  • Great-billed
  • Grey-headed
  • Hooded & Chestnut-breasted Mannikin.

Short Description

Of all the world’s birding destinations, Papua New Guinea must certainly rank amongst the most fascinating and exotic. The second largest island on Earth, New Guinea was the last inhabited island to be explored by Europeans, and even today many areas have little or no exposure to Western influence. The virtually untouched forests come alive with incredible fruit doves, fig parrots, fairywrens, jewel-babblers, pittas, honeyeaters and berrypeckers, while over twenty species of dazzling birds-of-paradise present sometimes unbelievably iridescent colours and wild tail plumes in one of the most astonishing exhibits of the natural world!

Travelling by air, road, and boat we will explore the diverse habitats of the country, from winding lowland rivers and sprawling grasslands, to the richly forested highlands. Native tribes still dress themselves to mimic the island’s fabulous birds, adorned with elaborate head plumes made from the feathers of parrots and birds-of-paradise. Our eighteen-day tour covers the highlights of this enchanted and little-travelled country. We can expect a phenomenal variety of remarkable birds in and amongst vast regions of immaculate forests that have been experienced by few people on earth!

Small groups are usually defined as between 10 and 24 travelers, often less. If you're the kind of person who enjoys more intimate experiences and personal service this is a good choice. All else being equal you will pay a premium for this style vs a larger group tour.
Trip Type Small Group Tour
See all the highlights and popular spots on a classic tour.
Itinerary Focus Classic Highlights
Mid-range budget with accommodations ranging from comfortable lodges, guesthouses, and homestays to three star hotels.
Lodging Level Value - 3 star
Flights & Transport Only ground transport
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End City N/A
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It was a totally great trip

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We travelled a short week with Gareth Robbins in december 2016, in Kruger and Wakkerstrom. It was a totally great trip, lot of seeing, even rare birds. Thank you so much!

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I have traveled all over the world with them. They are the best in the business.

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I love this group because they've been very nice to us when they visit our place hope to see once again! Hope to see you again Sir David

Tthey are amazing

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My country is home to rock jumpers, they are amazing. I love this photo.

Lovely images from places and birds, like it

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Lovely images from places and birds, like it

Great time in India

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Having a great time in India - many thanks to the team. Clive and Cassia

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Intimate Group - 12 max

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