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Stay in wilderness lodges throughout rural
Papa New Guinea and discover the best
of the country’s birdlife, from the lowland
tropical forests of the Sepik region to the
high-altitude forests and grasslands of
Ambua and Rondon Ridge. Along the way,
experienced guides will be on hand to assist
with their local birding knowledge to ensure
a successful and enjoyable trip.
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Fly to Mount Hagen from Port Moresby and
transfer through the highlands to Rondon
Ridge, nestled on the edge of the Wahgi
valley, for a 3-night stay. (D)
Spend two days in search of the birds found in the high altitude forests behind Rondon Ridge. You may see Macgregor’s bowerbirds, the brown sicklebill, Stephanie’s astrapias and the superb
bird-of-paradise, amongst many others. (B, L, D)
Fly by charter flight to Lake Murray and
transfer to Lake Murray Lodge for 4 nights.
This remote lodge is next to the largest lake
in Papua New Guinea. Spend the afternoon
taking your first exploratory trip out from the
lodge. (B, L, D)
Western province is home to over 50% of the
country’s bird population, with Lake Murray
being one of the best birdwatching areas in
the province. Spend 3 days going in search
of the array of birds found around this area.
In addition to the migratory birds, several
birds-of-paradise species, pelicans, eagles
and parrots may be sighted. (B, L, D)
Fly to Karawari and transfer by boat to
Karawari Lodge for 3 nights. This lodge
is perched on a ridge above a river and
provides spectacular views over dense
tropical jungle. Enjoy an afternoon of
birdwatching. (B, L, D)
Two full days of birdwatching looking for the various lowland, rainforest and freshwater birds found in this region. Cassowaries, frog-mouths, owls, birds of prey, bower birds, honey eaters and a whole host of others may be spotted. (B, L, D)
This morning fly to Port Moresby via Mt Hagen where you will enjoy lunch. Stay overnight at Airways Hotel. (B, L)
Transfer to the airport to fly home or continue your holiday. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
This tour is best suited to the hardier traveller as it includes some basic accommodation and some rougher road journeys.
International flights are not included in the
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or
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PBI2019: 11 Nights