Papua New Guinea, Birding in Paradise

Day 1 : Fly to Mt Hagen
Fly to Mt Hagen and transfer through the highlands to Rondon Ridge, nestled on the edge of the Wahgi valley, for a 3-night stay. (D)
Days 2-3 : Mt Hagen
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)
Day 4 : Tari
Fly past the twin peaks of Mount Giliwe and over the alpine grasslands of the Tari Gap on the way to Tari and transfer to Ambua Lodge for 4 nights. Located in the Southern Highlands, this is the homeland of the Huli clan who wear wigs made of human hair adorned with colourful flowers. Join an afternoon guided walk through the alpine forest looking for the colourful bird-of-paradise. (B, L, D)
Days 5-7 : Tari
Ambua and the Tari Gap is a mecca for birders with 13 species of birds-of-paradise found here so these 3 days will be spent in search of these colourful birds. Birds that are commonly seen include the buff-banded rail, long-tailed shrike, pied chat, orange-crowned fairy-wren, mountain peltops, friendly fantail, willie wagtail, blue-grey robin and the hooded manikin. (B, L, D)
Day 8 : Fly to Karawari
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)
Days 9-10 : Karawari River
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)
Day 11 : Fly to Port Moresby via Mt Hagen
This morning fly to Port Moresby via Mt Hagen where you will enjoy lunch. Stay overnight at Airways Hotel. (B, L)
Day 12 : Departure
Transfer to the airport to fly your next destination. (B)
As per itinerary :- B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner.
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 Signature Experiences
  • Stay in wilderness lodges throughout rural Papua 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.
 What's included
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable
Note : Hotels are subject to availability at the time of booking.
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  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 40 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 39 - 20 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
Important: The booking stands liable to be cancelled if 100% payment is not received 20 days prior to departure date and received amount will be fully forfeited.
If you Cancel your Holiday
You or any member of your party may cancel their travel arrangements at any time. Written notification or an e-mail to that effect from the person who made the booking must be received at our office. The cancellation charges applicable are as per the published cancellation policy below:
Cancellation charges per person
  • 80 days or more before date of departure: 25% of total cost
  • 79 - 60 days before date of departure: 50% of total cost
  • 59 - 20 days before date of departure: 75% of total cost
  • 19 - 1 days before date of departure: 100% of total cost
If we change or cancel your holiday
  • We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements.
  • Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date.
  • We also reserve the right under any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you.
  • If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (e.g. bad weather):We shall first try to offer alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced.
  • If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged to you on a pro-rata basis depending on the portion of the tour utilized by you.
  • In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited to refunding to you the price we charged as tour fees.
If you want to change your holiday plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way (e.g. your chosen departure date or accommodation), we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by you.
If you have a complaint
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Established in 2009, HolidaysAt is a prominent travel company based in New Delhi, India. We know the challenges to provide best travel experience for our valuable guest. Who need special take care during the trip with all comforts. Mostly we organise private tours to India and do not club our clients to other group.

  • We consider special care about Disabled / Senior Citizen traveler security during the tour.
  • All the tours are specifically designed keeping your challenges in mind.
  • We planned tours that include a balance of activities and leisure time along with carefully selected destinations.
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  Airways Hotel - Port Moresby
  Ambua Lodge - Tari
  Karawari Lodge - Karawari
  Rondon Ridge - Mount Hagen
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