Papua New Guinea: Birding Highlights: Highlands, Mount Hagen and Variata and More
This tour is a comprehensive birding exploration of Papua New Guinea, the eastern half of the island of New Guinea. This vast natural area is one of the world’s most unspoiled places and perhaps its most enticing birding destination. Explore lowland rainforest, hill forests from lower elevations up to higher montane elevations, grasslands, rivers and remote areas of wetland forests, and more.
More Details About this Trip:
Sample the richest island avifauna found anywhere on earth; almost half of New Guinea’s 700+ bird species are found nowhere else. We will have a realistic chance to see all 21 birds-of-paradise available in Papua New Guinea on our tour, including displaying males at staked-out leks .
For family-listers, you can see members of all seven endemic bird families, and every birder will enjoy the rich supporting cast of more widespread Australasian species, including bowerbirds, jewel-babblers and fairy-wrens, colorful doves, pigeons and parrots.
All tourists also enjoy the beautiful vistas, friendly people, and a glimpse of the tribal culture of the highlands.
Pricing: $8,810 US Dollars or £7,060 GBP for 18 Days and 17 Nights Extensions available.
Group Size: Most tours viable at 4 to 8 participants (priced at 6 participants).
June 24 to July 11, 2021
July 15 to August 1, 2021