North Sulawesi is the places for living from 89 species (86% from the total 103 endemic bird on Celebes island and also of the shore islands and there is 13 species and several is endemic Birds khas North Celebes and those are : Maleo (Macrocephalon maleo), Rangkong (Rhyticeros cassidix), Burung hantu gunung (Ninox ios ), burung hantu punggok oker (Ninox ochracea), Sikatan Matinan (Cyornis sanfordi), Sampiri (Eos histrio), burung Niu (Eutrichomyias rowleyi), kakatua jambul kuning (cacatua sulphurea), Pergam hijau (ducula aenea), Pergam putih (ducula luctuosa), Jalak moloneti (Scissirostrum dubium), Burung pendeta (Streptocitta albicollis, raja perling Celebes (Basilornis celebensis), Serindit Celebes (loriculus stigmatus), Kadalan Celebes (Rhampococyx calorhnychus), Burung udang merah kerdil (Ceyx fallax), Elang alap Celebes (Accipiter griseiceps)
North Sulawesi Bird Watching
Duration: 11 Days / 10 Nights
Mini participants : two persons
Day 01: ARRIVAL – TANGKOKO(L,D)
Arrival in Manado, meet with your guide then transfer to Tangkoko for check-in a losmen. Meeting sevice and dinner.
Day 02 – 03: Tangkoko Birding Days
Two full day to explore the birding in the Tangkoko Nature Reserve and here you will be accompanied by bird-watching guide who has sharp eyes to spot the birds and has talent for birding.
Day 04 Tangkoko – Kotamobagu/Gunung Ambang.
After breakfast, journey will be continued on driving to Bogani Nani Wartabone National Park (formerly known Dumoga Bone), Afternoon birding around Gunung Ambang where is a good site for observing a new endemic species called Cinnabar Boobook or Cinnabar Hawk-owl. Drives down to Kotamobagu town, check-in and overnight at Dinasti Hotel.
Day 05 Kotamobagu/Gunung Ambang – Bogani Nani Wartabone NP
Birding early morning around Gunung Ambang for a good morning. Trip continues on driving through western of the park, Afternoon birding along Molibagu road. Check-in and overnight at Tante Min Homestay at Doloduo or at Ranger homestay in Toraut if a big group of birder.
Day 06-07: Dumoga Bone Birding
Two full day to explore the birding in the Dumoga Bone and here you will be accompanied by bird-watching guide who has sharp eyes to spot the birds and has talent for birding.
Day 08: Kotamobagu – Tomohon
After breakfast, journey will be continued on driving to Tomohon. Lunch at the local restaurant after lunch continue drive around 5 hours to Tomohon. Late afternoon arrive in Tomohon, check-in a Highland Resort and dinner.
Day 09: Tomohon and transfer to Manado
Birding around Minahasa highlands includes hike up to volcano mountain and visit Lake Tondano and Lake Linow. Lunch at the lokal restaurant. After lunch transfer to Manado, free program.
Day 10: Manado – Next destination
After breakfast and we will transfer you to the airport for your next destination.
The above prices include:
Private ac car based, tour as per program, English speaking guide, entrance fees, full board meals, mineral water during tour (Aqua), tax & service and accommodation based on the above hotels mentioned.