Birding Period : August 20th to September 7th, 2019
Participants : 6 pax +1 Tour Leaders (Mr Peter Roberts)
VIT’s Local Bird Guide : Ali Munthaha, Bahrum Adun for entirely tours, Subandi and Budi in Gunung Kerinci and Tapan Road, Yono in Waykambas National park in Lampung
Office Escort : Aderiski Sarwenda
Mr. Peter Roberts (Tour Leader)
Mr Howard Dodge Engleman
Mrs. Lorna Leticia Engleman
Mr. Gilmer Carnathan Ewing
Mr. Kenneth Hammel Cole
Mrs Marguerite Fraser Godbold
Mr. Steven Michael Bershader
This year, West Java and Sumatera is a destination for the group of Mr Peter Roberts. This is the third time to Birding in Indonesia. The first in 2011 to Sulawesi and Halmahera and the second in 2015 to Bali and Lesser Sundas Birding Tours include Sumba, West Timor and Flores.
In 2019 trip to West Java and Sumatera Birding Tours. The clients came to Jakarta from 16 to 20 August. All the clients overnight in Orchardz Hotel, the hotel near the Jakarta International airport, just 25 minutes drive from the airport. As the itinerary said that 21st August at 05h30 the tour was began. This first site to visit is Muara Angke and Muara Kamal at Jakarta bay. Arrive in the traditional harbour of Muara kamal then all the clients go by boat to searching the sea water birds. After visiting this area then we proceed to drive a 3 hours drives to Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park. Arrive in Cipanas village then having lunch. After having lunch then transfer to the Mon Bel Hotel which is located in the slope of Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park. Afternoon birding was starting at around 3pm until 8pm included the night birding. Birding in Gunung Gede Pangrango National Park from August 21st to 24th, 2019. Morning of 24th all the clients departing to Cibodas Botanical garden then continue to Jakarta. Arrived in Jakarta around afternoon then transfer to Orchardz Hotel.
The morning of 25 August then drive to Jakarta International airport for flying to Padang (West Sumatera Province). Arrive in Padang then transfer to Mercure Hotel in Padang for overnight. Afternoon sightseeing around Padang city.
The next day August 26th then drive to Kersik Tuo about 8 hours then transfer to Bintang Kerinci Hotel. We stay here 4 nights then move to Sungai Penuh on August 30th. Overnight in Kerinci Hotel in Sungai Penuh. We overnight here for 4 nights then return to Padang. The August 3rd then return to Padang and overnight also in Mercure Hotel.
On Sept 4th, we fly from Padang the Minangkabau airport to Radin Inten II the airport of Bandang Lampung then continue drive about 2 hours to Satwa Elephant Ecolodge in Waykambas located eastern of Lampung. The afternoon birding until night birding in the forest of Waykambas National Park. On August 6th then return to Bandar Lampung and overnight at Astoria Hotel. This is the last day for all clients. The morning of August 7th then all clients flight to Jakarta and then continued flight home.