Ujung Kulon Bird Watching Tour 3 Days/2 Nights start from Jakarta by private rental car. This 3 days  birding tour is only for a small group consist of maximum 4 person.

Tour Duration : 3 Days / 2 Night2
Boat Facility : Wooden Boat
Accommodation : Fauna Lodge, Handeuleum Guest House
Start / Finish  Jakarta
Finish : At Jakarta
Trip Grade : Easy to Moderate
Tour Organizer: Local Tour Operator
Price / Person  Contact Us

Itinerary

Day 1 : Jakarta – Citeureup – Legon Pakis – Cigenter River Bird Camp (B,L,D)

You will be picked up at Hotel Jakarta is around 4 am by our representative, then proceed to Carita by a private car, arrival at Carita, breakfast and coffee break will be served at the local restaurant.

After we have had breakfast, we drive to Citeureup  mangrove area to look for water birds and the Kingfisher species such as:

  • Cerulean Kingfisher
  • Sacred Kingfisher
  • Javan Kingfisher
  • Blue-eared kingfisher
  • Common kingfisher
  • White-throated kingfisher
  • Collared kingfisher
  • Olive-backed sunbird
  • Golden-bellied gerygone
  • Malayan pied fantail
  • Indonesia honey eater,
  • Javan plover,
  • Little egret,
  • Great egret,
  • Javan pond  heron,
  • Striated heron, and
  • Lesser coucal.

 

Birding at mangrove area, we cruise to Legon Pakis by speed boat which takes around 1,5 hours to 2 hours approximately, arrival at Legon Pakis, lunch will be served.

After lunch, looking for

  • banded kingfisher,
  • rufous-backed kingfisher,
  • stork-billed kingfisher,
  • javan tit babbler,
  • javan – black capped babbler,
  • horsfield’s babbler,
  • pin-striped tit babbler, 
  • black-banded barbet,
  • yellow-eared barbet,
  • yellow-throated hanging parrot,
  • laced woodpecker,
  • common flameback woodpecker,
  • sunda pygmy woodpecker,
  • freckle-breasted woodpecker, 
  • olive-winged bulbul,
  • black-headed bulbul,
  • ruby-throated bulbul,
  • black drongo,
  • ashy drongo,
  • asian drongo cuckoo,
  • chestnut-breasted malkoha,
  • red-billed malkoha,
  • wolly-necked stork,
  • blyth’s paradise flycatcher,
  • fulvous-chested jungle flycatcher,
  • orange-breasted flowerpecker and
  • scarlet-headed flowepecker.

Birding at legon pakis. And after that, we cruise  to Cigenter river  by a speed boat for afternoon birding at Cigenter savanna to look for

  • mangrove blue flycatcher,
  • mangrove whistler,
  • blue-throated bee eater,
  • green peafowl,
  • red – jungle fowl,
  • forest wagtail,
  • rhinoceros hornbill,
  • Oriental pied hornbill,
  • White-rumped shama,
  • Greater green leafbird,
  • Crimson sunbird,
  • oriental-magpie robin.

Dinner will be served at 7 to 7:30 Pm. Rest of the day is Free program.

Day 2: Cigenter Birding – Peucang Island  (B,L, D) 

Breakfast and coffee break will be served at the base camp, and after breakfast, birding on canoe trips up the Cigenter River are somewhat influenced by tides and trees across the river.

If conditions are right the canoes can travel deep into the forest. The Cigenter’s water meander through dense overhanging rain forest, the habitat of pythons and hornbills, where crocodiles and Rhinos may also be seen on rare occasions.

The charm of this river lies in its tranquil, primeval beauty. Explore the beautiful birding on a canoe activity at Cigenter river. And after we birded at Cigenter river, we cruise to Peucang Island where you will stay one night at Peucang, arrival at Peucang Island,

Peucang Island is a unique and delightful island of Peucang lies in clear blue waters off the north western coastline of the Ujung Kulon Peninsula. Its white-sand beaches and coral reefs shores hold a fascinating world of marine life while Peucang’s impressive forest shelters an abundance of wildlife, some of which graze and play around the lodges.

Opposite Peucang Island across a 800 meters channel is the Ujung Kulon Peninsula with a wide variety of attractions. Peucang Island’s beach is superb for swimming and shallow snorkeling reefs are also found along the shore. For deeper snorkeling there are coral reefs to the east, midway between the island and mainland. Check in, bamboo lodge.

Day 3: Birding at Cidaon  – Jakarta (B,L) 

Early breakfast will be served around 6:30 am, and after breakfast,  we cruise to Cidaon  to look for

  • ruddy-kingfisher,
  • black-capped kingfisher,
  • rufous-backed kingfisher,
  • fulvous chested jungleflycatcher,
  • asian fairy bluebird,
  • black-banded barbet,
  • yellow –eared barbet,
  • hill myna.

Lunch will be served, and in the afternoon at 2PM, we cruise to Carita where you will be dropped back to Jakarta, en route to Carita, looking for shore birds. Arrival at Carita around 5Pm, then drive back to Jakarta hotel. End of Ujung Kulon Bird Watching Tour.