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West Papua Rainforest Birding Trips

West papua rainforest birding trips is tour program to explore Klasow valley for birds watching trips and includes hiking the rainforest of Sorong Papua.

How to get to Sorong city?
If you are interested in taking a rainforest hiking tour or birding trip in Sorong regency, the route to get there:
Fly from your country to Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia.
Fly from Jakarta to Sorong city by one of these domestic airlines such as Garuda Indonesia, Sriwijaya Air, Express Air, or Lion Air.
We will meet you at the airport and organize your tour to Klasow valley as per itinerary mentioned in the web page.

This trip is provided to whom a bird lover that interesting to explore the endemic birds in Sorong, West Papua. We designed the trip itinerary 5 days 4 nights which all inclusive during West papua rainforest birding trips in Klasow valley as well as a night stars hotel in Sorong. During your bird watching with us, you may see in the jungle of Klasow valley. Here are some of the birds that visitors may see:

Lesser Birds of Paradise (Paradisaea minor)
King Bird of Paradise (Cicinnurus regius)
Magnificent riflebird (Ptiloris magnificus)
Twelve-wired Birds of Paradise
Northern Cassowary (Casuarius unappendiculatus)
Moustached Tree-Swift
Glossy Swiftlet
Palm Cockatoo (Probosciger aterrimus)
Sulphur Crested Cockatoo (Cacatua galerita)
Eclectus Parrot (Eclectus parrot)
Large Fig Parrot (Micropsittaculirostris desmarestii)
Lowland Peltop
Golden Myna (Mino anais)
Yellow Faced Myna (Mino dumontii)
Pinon Imperial Pigeon (Ducula pinon)
Pink-spotted Fruit-Dove
Beautiful Fruit-Dove
Wompoo Fruit-Dove
Yellow-billed Kingfisher
Forest Kingfisher
Dwarf Kingfisher (Ceyx lepidus)
Rufous-bellied Kookaburra (Dacelo gaudichaud)
Papuan hornbill (Rhyticeros plicatus)
Hooded Pitta
Northern Cassowary
Brahminy Kite (Haliastur indus)
Black Sunbird and etc.

Northern Cassowary in Klasow valley:
There is a forest region outside Sorong city. Its name is Klasow valley. It is approximately one and a half hours by car and one and a half hours walk to the heart of the valley. I have guided tens of visitors to the region. They went trekking, and watching wild animals in the jungle. They saw lesser birds of paradise, western crowned pigeon, and yellow faced myna, golden myna and many other birds in the forest. At night they saw wallaby (a kind of ground kangaroo) that makes Klasow valley as its natural habitat.

Thing to Know:
There is no hotel in the jungle, visitors will stay in a basic accommodation in the jungle.
Jungle walk in Klasow valley for watching wild animals, We recommend that visitors bring a D-SLR camera with telephoto lens or buy a bridge camera that is powered with super telephoto lens such as Nikon Coolpix P900. This camera has got 83x zoom (equivalent to 2000 mm in 35 mm lens camera) which is the highest
zoom in the world.

Price per person in USD - Private trip/group of your friends or family:

  • Solo Traveler (1 person):
    USD 900
  • Minimum 2 - 3 persons:
    USD 595 Per Person
  • Minimum 4 - 6 persons:
    USD 468 Per Person

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To reserve West papua rainforest birding trips 5 days program, please email at Book Now by mentioning the tour code: KNLR-DJJ-WPRBT-5D and number of tour participants in your email.

TOUR BOOKING PROCESS:
1.Please send us TOUR REQUEST ( IF prices not mentioned ) or Book Now to reserve the trip ( IF prices is mentioned in the tour programs ) including detail date you would like have and the number of partners.
2.Available trip departure will inform to you upon received your email.
3.Please write back to us that you are confirmed available date trips departure and packages offered. NOTE: If prices is exist in online packages, by sending Book Now, you agreed cost/prices as stated in web page trip itinerary. we will proceed for next step, sending invoicing.
4.When we get your confirmation, we will send you the official confirmation Paper as agreed (invoice).
5.we have right to cancel the reservation with or without notice when it over from the limit booking time
6.Limit booking is a week after receiving the paper confirmation.

TOURS PAYMENT:
1.When the confirmation is sent, we require deposit payment 35% from total land cost for guaranty booking(No Refund)
2.Balance of payment could should be made at least 4 weeks before departure date.
3.Payment could be made through PayPal will be apply additional surcharge 5% for the amount will be transferred.

FORCE MAJOUR ( For flight Cancel and delay - most cases fly into remote areas in Indonesia ) :
Tour Packages excludes expenses incurred due to causes beyond our control (force majeur) and expenses also caused to flight cancellations & delays are not covered by www.adventuretourtravelindonesia.com. we will assist in the rescheduling of all flights & organizing suitable accommodations transport and meals etc… but ALL costs are to be covered by yourself if these circumstances occur.

west papua rainforest birding trips

West Papua Rainforest Birding Trips

5 DAYS – 4 NIGHTS.
Start / Finish: Sorong Airport.
Tour Code: KNLR-DJJ-WPRBT-5D.
Departure: You may arrange your own date.
Grade: Easy to Moderate.

West Papua Rainforest Birding Trips Itinerary

Day 1: Jakarta - Sorong - West Papua Rainforest Birding Trips in Klasow Valley

We will meet you at the airport of Sorong town. We will stop for a while at a traditional market to buy some food supply a like vegetables, fish, and fruits that we need during the trips. After that we can continue our trip to Klasow valley by 4WD car. The car will stop in the valley and then we need to continue walking through the jungle. Along the way, we will be able to hear the sounds of birds such as kingfishers, cockatoo and hornbills.

Accommodation: Villagers Hut
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Day 2: Klasow Valley Birding Trips

You will need to wake up early in the morning at 04.30 local time. There is some hot water available for you to make tea or coffee. We will start walking when it is still dark to reach the display tree of birds of paradise. We will watch the birds until approximately 09.00.
After that, we will walk back to the village where we will be able to watch birds, butterfly and see various species of tropical plants that grow in the jungle. During the day, we can start to have a tour around the forest to see plants that the indigenous people use as herbs, to make hunting gear or to construct their houses.

Accommodation: Villagers Hut
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Klasow Bird Watching Trip

We will explore the jungle deeper and see plants (tree, shrubs, creeping plants or vines as well as mushrooms), insects, birds, reptiles as well as marsupials that live in the valley. In the mornings or in late afternoons, sometimes we could see wild northern cassowary enter the village to ask food from the villagers. They give banana, papaya to the bird. After that, he will return to the forest again. We will do night walk to find wallaby (a species of small ground kangaroo that usually comes out at night to find food and mating).

Accommodation: Villagers Hut
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Sightseeing Around The Klasow Valley and Back to sorong City

We still have time to see the wildlife of the forest. After breakfast and saying good bye to the villagers, we can walk slowly to the main road. Birds fly over the canopy of the forest and butterflies will find nectar in the wild flowers that grow in the jungle.
You will be transferred back to Sorong city. Check in at Hotel. Dinner personal account.

Accommodation: Swissbel Hotel Sorong
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5: Fly to Jakarta or Extension trip to Raja ampat

Breakfast, free and easy at your own leisure or explore Sorong citya nd at appropriate time, we will escort you to Sorong airport or do extension snorkeling trip to Raja ampat.

Accommodation: None
Meals: Breakfast

Tour Package Cost Inclusion:

Pick up , transfer in/out from/to Sorong airport
1 Night hotel in Sorong
Transportation by 4WD between Sorong and Klasow valley
Food during the trip in the jungle
Basic accommodation in the jungle hut
English Guide
Porter from villagers
cooks
Contribution to the villagers.

Tour Price Exclusion:

Travel Insurance
Airfares Jakarta Sorong and return (need help, just ask us)
Laundry, Alcoholic baverage
Other personal expenses.

Note: Raja Ampat Marine Park entry permit fees are directed to the operational costs of Raja Ampat’s five Marine Protected Areas (patrols, administration etc) and to community conservation and development programs. The Raja Ampat Marine Park Entry Permit tag (or PIN) has been renamed the Tariff to Support Environmental Services in Raja Ampat and must be paid by every visitor to Raja Ampat.

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