Papua New Guinea: New Britain  Tour Pricing

2021 Trip Pricing:  $2,350 USD or £1,880 GBP*)  for 6 Days and 5 Nights

Inclusions: 

  • Tour package includes all lodging, meals* and access fees to reserves, parks and other birding sites.

  • Premier Bird Guide: All of our tours use the services on an excellent bird guide, often a well-recognized expert on birding in this area. 

  • Top-Rated Preparation Services: We support your preparation for the trip. We provide information on the birds you will see and all the travel details, including all logistic details (arrival plans, trip itinerary, lodging details and more), information on entry into Papua New Guinea and information on travel health issues, packing information and more. Most of our clients comment that our Trip Participation Guide is the best they have ever seen.

  • Transport and Airport Transfers: 

  • Local ground transport is included. This includes a large transport van for most of the trip and jeeps in some locations.

  • We also have a driver pick up the group at the airport in Hoskins at the start of the extension, and he/she will return the group to the Hoskins airport at the end of the extension tour

  • Flight cost for the round trip flight from Port Moresby to Hoskins is not included.. See details below for flight cost estimate.

  • Acre for Bird Conservation: As part of our efforts to support bird conservation, we purchase in the name of customers (for each booking) at least one acre (but averaging between three and four acres) of wilderness to support bird conservation. As our trip prices are often 20% (and often even a better deal) less than our competition, this does not really cost you more and it is a great way to support bird conservation around the world.

  • Small Group Pricing: All the prices mentioned above are for tour groups of 7 or 8 (minimum 7 participants). 

 

Possible Additions to Basic Trip Pricing:

  • Single Supplement:  $350 USD Single supplement and flights are estimated at about $300 to $400 USD. 

 

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More details about this Trip:

*Pricing Notes and More Details:

  • New Britain Trip Price Fixed in US Dollars: Trip price is fixed in US Dollars, due to the fact the lodge used on this tour provides pricing in US Dollars.  GBP to USD pricing is based upon an exchange rate of 1.25 USD per GBP, as of May 1 in 2020.

  • Bank Fees: We do not charge bank wire fees for client payments into our accounts in the United States, the United Kingdom and/or Canada.

  • Note on Meal Inclusion: Meals include three meals per day during any full day of the trip. The arrival day does include supper. The departure day includes only breakfast, as most flights leave in the morning.

  • Note on Beverage Inclusion: Most of our meals are provided by the lodges, and we follow their practices in providing beverages at mealtime. Most beverages are your choice and are an additional expense which you pay to the restaurant or lodge directly. We provide water at the table for supper. We also provide bottled water during the birding day.

  • Group Size: We anticipate a group of 7 to 8 participants, and one tour leader (Leio De Souza or Jesse Huth). The tour often is supported by one additional local guide and driver. Pricing is based upon this group size. 

 

Optional Costs for Booking the Trip:

Single Room Supplement: Budget about $350 for a single room. In most situations, we can arrange a single room.

 

Tipping for Meals/Lodging: Gratuities for drivers, hotel staff, and restaurant staff are not included in pricing for this tour. If you wish to pre-pay these tips, add about $50 US Dollars (about 40 GBP*) to the tour price, and/or otherwise budget about $8 to $10 USD per day for these tips.

 

You should plan to tip your tour leader seperately.

 

Notes on Other Tour Costs: Exclusions: 

  • You will need to pay for any flight costs involved in this trip. 

    • The main trip ends in Port Moresby, from which you will fly home. Those doing the New Britain Extension will fly to New Britain (another flight which runs about $240 to $400 USD).

    • The tour fee does not include taxes/fees for entering or exiting the country, telephone calls, laundry and other items of a personal nature.

    • Tips for birding guides are not included in the tour price.

 

Want More Tour Information or Have Questions about Pricing?

Please call Charles (in the USA at 720-320-1974 in Colorado or toll free at 888-203-7464, ext. 912) or Jennifer (in the UK at +44 755 214 2976, in Suffolk), and/or email info@pibird.com.

 

We are happy to answer any question you may have and/or provide you trip reports (reports of birds and other wildlife actually seen on our trips) or more details on trip logistics (from vehicles used to lodging details).

Like to Book these Trips:

Booking by Phone in the USA: Call Charles at the Partnership for International Birding toll free at 888-203-7464, ext. 912. Charles can also be reached on his cell phone at 720-320-1974.

 

Booking by Phone in the UK: Call Jennifer at the Partnership for International Birding’s UK office at 44 755 214-2976, in Suffolk)

Tour Pricing Update Note: These tour prices were updated in September 2020 for all 2021 tour dates.