Tour Alterations : While every effort is made to make the tour descriptions as accurate as possible, participants should be aware that, factors beyond our control may result in changes to the itinerary. Should a major change of itinerary be forced upon us while the tour is in progress as, like an airline strike, weather delay or political crisis, the additional costs, if any, are the responsibility of the tour participant.
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Uganda enjoys a unique place amongst birding destinations in Africa . Even though the country is not home for many endemics , this East African nation has the best known sites for many unique birds such as Shoebills and Green-breasted Pitta . And ofcouse , home for the most known residents of Ugandan forests :- Gorillas and Chimpanzees.
Uganda boasts of an incredible bird list of 1046 recorded and confirmed species of birds, representing over 10% of the world’s bird list and over 50% of all the birds found on the African continent.
Our 9 nights -10 days long PNG tour with an optional , ( 3 days ) tour to the Solomon Island , will surely push the birder in you to the next level. We will be staying 3 nights at the famous Kumul Lodge, located in the mountainous Enga province - probably the only place on earth, where one can photograph Bird of paradises on a feeding table while sipping your coffee at the comfort of your lodge.
New Guinea’s forest bird communities vary with elevations. Our tour will be covering both lowland and hill / montane forest areas . We have selected best birding locations in eastern ranges and SE Peninsula to make sure that we spend maximum time in the field watching and photographing birds rather than Criss- crossing the country.
Amongst all birding destinations in the World , New Guinea is certainly the most unique and sought after one by avian lovers and wildlife photographers . The Region is famous for being home to rich and distinctive forest avifauna, such as large size cassowaries, Stunning Crown Pigeons, colourful parrots and lorries , kingfishers , endemic families such as Owlet-nightjars, Berry peckers and most renowned of all, the Birds of Paradises and Bowerbirds. Our 7 days long Essential PNG tour will take you in different habitats to see best of New Guinea specieses in general and PNG endemics in particular.
This itinerary will cover Fraser’s Hill, a prime birding location in Peninsular Malaysia as well as other local bird photography locations near the capital city of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. Bukit Tinggi is a highland destination mainly for a species of Peacock Pheasant and Partridge while the lowland forest near Kuala Lumpur has Rufous-backed Kingfisher as main attraction.
The Philippine Archipelago harbours an amazing collection of endangered endemics in the World . Composed of 7107 islands , the Philippines holds 150 endemics , many of them are in the verge of extinction. Our 12 days long birding tour will take you to many endemic infected and trouble free areas of Philippines to see and photograph many a avian wonders this beautiful region offers
Kingdom of Bhutan , a beautiful and peacefull nation filled with tradition, folklore and Buddhist beliefs, Bhutan has in recent years opened her borders to travelers and naturalists. Home to mountainous Himalayan forest, snow-capped mountain ranges and exceptional wildlife, and experiences , a trip to this country will surely be an unforgettable one.
Our non stop Himalayan Birding and Photography tours can gat you almost 250 species as we search for Satyr Tragopan, Ward’s Trogon, Rufous-necked Hornbill, Himalayn Cutia , Himalayan Monal, Ibisbill, Wallcreeper and Beautiful Nuthatch, as well as, many mammals and exquiste flowers.
An outstanding tour to an outstanding birding destination that still maintains fascinating traditional practices and beliefs.
Vietnam is a fast becoming key destination for endemic hungry international birders. In Vietnam we concentrate on the endemic areas in the South and our itinerary includes Cat Tien National park and Dalat. A mouth watering list of avian specialities such as Germain’s Peacock-Pheasant , shining Green Peafowl , a collection of Pittas, Back-headed Parrotbill , Green Cocoa, Vietnamese Cutia , Vietnamese Greenfinch, Banded Kingfisher many laughing thrushes etc may be photographed in their natural habitats.
Our one day Thailand extension will take you to Pak Thale to search for highly sought after Spoonbill Sandpiper and a collection of waterbirds.
Beautiful Ghana offers best of West African rainforest and Savannah birding with most guaranteed sighting of many highly sought after species such as White-necked Rock-fowl , Egyptian Plover, Great Blue Turaco etc. Ghana is home for 12 of the 15 West African Upper Guinea endemic specie. It is a safe, friendly and hassle free destination with developed infrastructure amongst many West African nations. Our 13 nights 14 days non stop birding and bird photography expedition will cover important coastal lagoons, grassland Savannahs, scanning for canopy species from a fabulous walkway , further exploring upper guinea rainforest moving northwards through the broad leafed guinea woodland - our Ghana tour offers a thorough coverage of all the core West-African habitats.
Indonesia - Land of Endemics
Indonesia , spread over 17508 islands , has got a list of 1600 birds species on her credit . Out of these, 400 of them are endemics. Most of the bio- diversity hotspots of Wallace , Sulawesi and Halmahera Islands are the seldom visited parts of Indonesian archipelago by Birders and Bird photographers .
This carefully crafted 11 days long bird photography tour will take you to the remote locations in Sulawesi and Halmahara to see and photograph species such as the outrageous Standard wings Bird of Paradise , collection of Parrots , Pittas, Hornbills, Fruit doves , Kingfishers, highly sought after Hylocetria and Maleo etc