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Bird watching/Photography 

Itinerary

                           Monday                                           Monday

  • Duration: 8 days

  • Age: Open

  • Locations: Port Moresby & Mount Hagen

  • Experiences: Nature, birds of paradise, photography

  • Five days bird watching and photography (Birds of Paradise & Nature)

  • Two days Port Moresby (transit/overnights to catch flights)

  • Price includes two domestic airfares

 

Day 1: Monday 2019

Arrive in Papua New Guinea

  • Pepeta tour staff will warmly welcome you at Jackson's International Airport, Port Moresby. They will assist with your luggage and transfer to your hotel accommodation in Port Moresby. 

  • Check in and overnight in Port Moresby.

Day 2: Tuesday 2019

    Port Moresby Tour and domestic flight to Mount Hagen

  • Following your breakfast the the hotel staff will transfer you to the airport

  • Depart Port Moresby on the early morning flight.

  • Local tour guide will greet you on arrival and transfer you to your lodge.    

  • Lunch at the lodge.

  • After lunch tour briefing with our tour guide.

  • Dinner and overnight at your lodge accommodation.

Day 3: Wednesday 2019

Bird watching activities

  • An early morning breakfast at lodge restaurant. 

  • Today you have two bird watching sites to visit:

  • 1.Morning tour -Raggiana bird of paradise and other endemic bird species

  • Lunch -return to your lodge accommodation for lunch

  • 2. Afternoon tour - Blue bird of paradise and Superb bird of paradise.

  • Transfer to your lodge accommodation. 

  • Dinner and overnight. 

Day 4: Thursday 2019

Bird watching activities

  • An early morning breakfast at lodge restaurant.

  • Today is another day to visit two bird watching sites​:

  • 1. Morning tour: King of Saxony bird of paradise, brown sickle bill bird of paradise, black sickle bill bird of paradise & other endemic species of birds.

  • Lunch -return to your lodge accommodation for lunch.

  • Afternoon tour: transfer to bird watching site - Ribbon tail Astraphia bird of paradise  and other endemic bird species.

  • Transfer to your lodge accommodation. 

  • Dinner and overnight.​

Day 5: Friday 2019

Bird watching activities

  • An early morning breakfast at lodge restaurant.

  • You will visit one of the sites:

  • 1. Full day tour: The Lesser bird of paradise and other endemic bird species.

  • Lunch: packed lunch will be arranged by your tour guide.

  • Transfer to your lodge accommodation.

  • Dinner and overnight.

Day 6: Saturday 2019

Bird watching activities

  • An early morning breakfast at lodge restaurant.

  • You will visit two sites:​

  • 1.Morning tour - Blue bird of paradise, superb bird of paradise and other endemic bird species.

  • Lunch -return to your lodge accommodation for lunch.

  • ​2. Afternoon tour - Raggiana bird of paradise and other endemic bird species.
  • Transfer to your lodge accommodation.

  • Dinner and overnight.

Day 7: Sunday 2019

Bird watching activities

  • An early morning breakfast at lodge restaurant. 

  • Morning tour: Bird Of Paradise, Bower bird, Princess Stephanie Astraphia bird of paradise and McGregor bower bird and other endemic bird species. 

  • Transfer to your lodge accommodation for lunch.

  • Afternoon tour options:

  1. Request for a site to visit for final bird watching/photography

  2. Visit the local market

  3. Or you can choose to rest, pack & prepare for next day travel.

  • Dinner and overnight. 

Day 8: Monday 2019

Transfer to airport for homeward flight

  • After 8 days of bird watching/photography tour you will take the morning flight to Port Moresby.

  • Pepeta PNG staff will meet you on arrival and assist with transit to the international terminal.

  • Check in & depart for homeward flight.

    Note: Additional cost applies for overnight in Port Moresby.

             Contact Pepeta team for more information.

 

A detailed itinerary will be provided at the time of booking.

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Price

USD $1,980 (US dollars)
approximately:
PGK 6,460 (PNG Kina)
AUD $2,810 (Aust dollars)
EUR €1,730 (Euros)
Note: Minimum booking required for this tour
is 6 persons. 
A group tour package for more than 6 persons can be provided based on request. 

What does the total price include?

Two domestic return airfares with Air Niugini (Port Moresby - Mount Hagen - Port Moresby)

1 night stay in Port Moresby including breakfast

6 nights stay in Mount Hagen including all meals (B/L/D)

Local English speaking guide

Tour helpers

Water & light snacks while on tour

All tour site transfers

All entry & site fees

All airport transfers

Personalised meet & greet service by Pepeta PNG

What is not included?

International flight

Lunch/dinner in Port Moresby

Additional tours/activities in Mount Hagen or Port Moresby are payable to the lodge/hotel or village (village tour nature walks or cultural activities)

Travel insurance

Other personal spending

Visa fees

Drinks (alcohol /water)

Destinations

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Useful links:

http://www.papuanewguinea.travel/passportvisainfo

(official site for PNG tourism)

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Hagen

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_birds_of_Papua_New_Guinea