Birds of paradise, tropical birding and wildlife watching in West Papua's Raja Ampat, Sorong, Tambrauw, Manokwari, Arfak mountains, and Wondama; as well as provinces of Maluku and Sulawesi islands of Indonesia. I also like art, so, readers will see drawings and paintings in this blog.
I will conduct a snorkeling and jungle tour in North-East region of Raja Ampat islands from 6 to 10 May 2017 with the following itinerary:
6 May 2017
Leaving Sorong city for Waim island by motorized boat. It takes approximately 2 hours to reach the island. Our destination is Isanak beach where we will enjoy snorkeling to explore the wealth of marine bio-diversity of Raja Ampat that is the natural habitat of a lot species of tropical fish including trevally, striped surgeonfish and etc.
Continue trip to the nearby village
Village Tour to see Papuan people in their daily life
7 May 2017
Wake up early in the morning, We will go by motorized boat to Warafar forest - We will go hiking and watching Red Bird of Paradise (Paradisaea rubra)
Back to homestay - brunch
Snorkeling at Mamiaef island
We could enjoy fishing
We can stay one night in tents in the island or stay in the village.
Isanak beach in Raja Ampat
8 May 2017
Hiking and camping in the forest near Fish Lagoon
9 May 2017
Hiking and camping in the forest and wildlife watching
10 May 2017
Walking back to the beach
Transfer by boat to nearby village - wash
Going back to Sorong
Cost: 6 million rupiahs/ person
The cost includes transportation by motorized boat between Sorong and north-east Raja Ampat islands, food, payment to local guides, and land owners, basic accommodation at the villager's house and in tents in the jungle.
The cost does not include: entrance fee paid to Dept. of Tourism of Raja Ampat, airfare, accommodation in a hotel in Sorong before and after the tour, travel insurance and other personal expenses.
Please, bring:Your own snorkeling equipment, binoculars, flashlight, sun-block-lotion, clothing that is suitable for beach, and tropical weather.Tourists who are interested in joining the trip can contact me (Charles Roring) by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org or by sending text/ whatsapp message to +6281332245180