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Black Sicklebill-Arfak

Black Sicklebill-Arfak

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Male Black Sicklebill is in full display on a high branch in the rainforest in the Arafak Mountains SSW of Mankowari. He is over 1 metre long from head to tail, a truly impressive species in West Papua. “Black Sickle Bill BoP Tour-Arfak foot hills Birds Photography, Birds head peninsula.

Tour Program in Brief

Day 1

From Home flight to Jakarta                                             Flight with Garuda Indonesia

17.40                    21.30

Day 2

Depart Jakarta for Sorong                                                       Flight with Garuda Indonesia

00.30              06.35

Depart Sorong for Manokwari                                                Flight with Batik Air 11.00               11.55

After lunch we will drive to Siyoubri Village (Approx 3 hours) Spend balance of day birding near village Spend night at Siyoubri Village

Day 3

Day spent chasing primary target the Black Sicklebill Spend night Siyoubri Village

Day 4

This morning we transfer to our next site Balance of day birding

Spend night Kwau Village

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Day 5

All of today available for birding Spend night Kwau Village

Day 6

All of today available for birding. Spend night Kwau Village

Day 7

Morning available for birding. After lunch, we will pack and head back to Manokwari. Overnight at Mokwam Hotel

Day 8

Depart Manokwari for Sorong in West Papua                        Flight with Batik Air

12.40               13.35

Balance of afternoon birding Taman Wisat Alam Sorong

Overnight at FavHotel Sorong

Day 9

Catch ferry out to Waigeo Island – Departing 09.00. Two hours travel

Balance of day birding

Stay at Yenkangkanes Homestay

Day 10

Day birding

Stay at Yenkangkanes Homestay

Day 11

Boat to Batanta Island. Spend balance of day available for birding. Stay at Dugong Homestay

Day 12

Day birding-Stay at Dugong Homestay

Day 13

Boat back to Waigeo and then catch afternoon ferry to Sorong

Overnight at Fav Hotel Sorong

Day 14

Depart Sorong for Jakarta                                                       Flight with Garuda Indonesia

08.25               10.10

Depart Jakarta for Dempasar                                                  Flight with Garuda Indonesia

11.30               14.35

Depart Dempasar for Perth, Western Australia                      Flight with Garuda Indonesia

19.30               23.15




  • All internal airfares ex Sorong-Manokwari-Sorong.
  • Must meet group in Jakarta, or in Sorong,Indonesia.
  • Return domestic airfares from Sorong to Manokwari
  • All accommodation as indicated above, including taxes.
  • Price based on twin share. Single accommodation is not always available, for those having this requirement.
  • All breakfasts, lunches and evening meals. Non-alcoholic beverages included.
  • English speaking guides during entire tour.
  • All guiding, land access fees and associated costs.
  • All road transport with drivers and fuel. This includes airport transfers.
  • Boat charter/Ferry transfers to Waigeo and Batanta Islands.

Not included

  • Alcoholic drinks.
  • Travel insurance. We recommend “Travel Insurance Direct.”
  • Personal effects, including toiletries, medications such as vaccinations, malaria prophylactics and the like.
  • Anything not shown as included.

Itinerary Notes:

 Our itinerary can change with the schedules and availability of flights. Accommodation listed may also change due to availability and if so, similar standards of accommodation will be utilized. Although we will do our very best to adhere to the itinerary schedule as shown, it is subject to change for numerous reasons beyond our control. If elements of the trip are delayed due to bad weather, cancelled or delayed flights or delays with other forms of transport and other situations for which TREK-PAPUA Wildlife Tours or our agents cannot make provisions, the cost of these delays are not included. This is why we insist on Travellers Insurance.

Cancellation Policy

More than 30 days prior to departure: Once flights are booked, cancellations will incur the necessary fees as stipulated by the airlines. The balance will then be returned in full.

Between 29 and 14 days prior to departure: Cancellation fees as required by airlines, accommodation and service suppliers will be deducted. The balance will then be refunded.

Less than 14 days from departure: Any refund would be at the sole discretion of the management of TREK-PAPUA Wildlife Tours.

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