Extra charge: No Transportation: Car Bird Guide: Expert Meals: Yes Best season: From January to April yearly Comfort Level: Mid-range
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Gurney’s Pitta Bird Tour

This tour is going to see the Gurney’s Pitta  Bird  at Myeik Region, Taninthari  Division which is located in the southern part of Myanmar. We can reach there by land transport by car, water way and air way.

The Gurney’s Pitta bird which is the Critical Endanger bird & rare specie in the world. Those birds are very difficult to see and they are very shy. The best time for seeing  Gurney’s Pitta is during raining season which is start from May  month to August month yearly. Especially mating season is the best.

Gurney’s Pitta ( Hydrornis gurneyi )
Gurney’s Pitta ( Hydrornis gurneyi )

Highlight:

-To see rare Myanmar Special bird Gurney’s Pitta,

-To see the most southern parts of Myanmar coastal areas, 

-To enjoy the forest life for a short time,

-To notice the 800 islands of Myeik archipelagos,

 

Tour Itinerary

Day 01, Arrival, car and bird guide will come and pick  you  up at airport, then transfer to 3 stars hotel.Check in to hotel.  Then we will  visit to world famous great Shwedagon pagoda. Dinner at local restaurant.Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 02, Morning fly to Myeik by flight, then transfer to ChanugNaukPyan village by 4×4 wheel drive, ( 4 hrs drive ) then transfer to forest camp by Motorbikes ( 2 hrs drive ) to see Gurney’s Pitta. Lunch at village, dinner in the forest, overnight stop with tent in the forest.

Day 03 ,Birding and looking for Gurney’s Pitta bird in the forest for the whole day,it will move place to place in the forest with porters and cook. Will move with lunch box during birding time.Overnight stop in the forest with tent.

Green Broadbill (Calyptomena viridis)
Green Broadbill (Calyptomena viridis)

Day 04 , Birding in the forest for the whole day, it will move place to place in the forest with porters and cook. Will move with lunch box during birding time.Overnight stop in the forest with tent.

Day 05 , Birding in the forest for the whole day, it will move place to place in the forest with porters and cook. Will move with lunch box during birding time.Overnight stop in the forest with tent.

Day 06, Morning drive back to ChaungNaukPyan village by motorbikes, lunch at village, then drive to Myeik, check in to respective hotel, dinner at local restaurant, O/N in Myeik.

 

Day 07, Morning fly to Yangon, half days visit Yangon city tour. In the evening transfer to Yangon International airport by car. Check in to departure lounge.

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This tour price is valid until 30 April 2020

Tour Cost

  1. For one pax selling is USD 2611$ per pax with full board
  2. Based on 2 pax for one pax selling is USD 1648$ per pax with full board
  3. Based on 3 pax for one pax selling is USD 1649$ per pax with full board
  4. Based on 4 pax for one pax selling is USD 1412$ per pax with full board
  5. Based on 5 pax for one pax selling is USD 1331$ per pax with full board

Accommodation:

  1. Superior twin share room including breakfast
  2. Single supplement is USD 143$

Tour cost Included:

1) All meal expense as per Itinerary
2) All accommodation charges as per Itinerary
3) All transportation charges as per Itinerary

4) All entrance fees as per Itinerary
5) Domestic flight tickets
6) Throughout English spoken Bird guide service

 

Tour cost excluded:

1) Beverage during meals

2) Meal other than those specifics

3) Personal effects
4) Video /Camera fees
5) Travel Insurance
6) International flight tickets

 

 

The Gurney’s Pitta bird which is the Critical Endanger bird & rare specie in the world. Those birds are very difficult to see and they are very shy. The best time for seeing  Gurney’s Pitta is during raining season which is start from May  month to August month yearly. Especially mating season is the best.

Highlight of the trip

-To see rare Myanmar Special bird Gurney’s Pitta,

-To see the most southern parts of Myanmar coastal areas, 

-To enjoy the forest life for a short time,

-To notice the 800 islands of Myeik archipelagos,

Itineraries

Day 1

Arrival Yangon

Arrival, car and bird guide will come and pick up you at airport, then transfer to 3 stars hotel.Check in to hotel. Then we will visit to world famous great Shwedagon pagoda. Dinner at local restaurant.Overnight stay in Yangon.

Day 2

Yangon-Myeik

Morning fly to Myeik by flight, then transfer to ChanugNaukPyan village by 4×4 wheel drive, ( 4 hrs drive ) then transfer to forest camp by Motorbikes ( 2 hrs drive ) to see Gurney’s Pitta. Lunch at village, dinner in the forest, overnight stop with tent in the forest.

Day 3

Forest birding

Birding and looking for Gurney’s Pitta bird in the forest for the wholes day,it will move place to place in the forest with porters and cook. Will move with lunch box during birding time.Overnight stop in the forest with tent.

Day 4

Forest birding

Birding in the forest for the wholes day, it will move place to place in the forest with porters and cook. Will move with lunch box during birding time.Overnight stop in the forest with tent.

Day 5

Forest birding

Birding in the forest for the wholes day, it will move place to place in the forest with porters and cook. Will move with lunch box during birding time.Overnight stop in the forest with tent.

Day 6

Myeik

Morning drive back to ChaungNaukPyan village by motorbikes, lunch at village, then drive to Myeik, check in to respective hotel, dinner at local restaurant, O/N in Myeik.

Day 7

Myeik-Yangon departure

Morning fly to Yangon, half days visit Yangon city tour. In the evening transfer to Yangon International airport by car. Check in to departure lounge.

Tour cost Included:

1) All meal expense as per Itinerary
2) All accommodation charges as per Itinerary
3) All transportation charges as per Itinerary

4) All entrance fees as per Itinerary
5) Domestic flight tickets
6) Throughout English spoken Bird guide service

 

 

Tour cost excluded:

1) Beverage during meals

2) Meal other than those specifics

3) Personal effects
4) Video /Camera fees
5) Travel Insurance
6) International flight tickets

 

 

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  • Pricing Name 5 pax
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    Available Seats: 5

    adult (5 - 5 Pax) $1,331.00 /person

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    Available Seats: 4

    adult (4 - 4 Pax) $1,412.00 /person

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  • Pricing Name 3 pax
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    Available Seats: 3

    adult (3 - 3 Pax) $1,649.00 /person

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    Available Seats: 2

    adult (2 - 2 Pax) $1,648.00 /person

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    Available Seats: 1

    adult (1 - 1 Pax) $2,611.00 /person

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*November, December and January are the best time birding in Myanmar.

*Natmataung National Park is the best birding site in Myanmar.

* Natmataung National Park, Bagan, Kalaw and Inle lake are the most popular birding sites in Myanmar.

*Green Peafowl is national bird of Myanmar.

*There are 9 endemic birds species in Myanmar.

*There are 9 National Parks and 26 Wildlife Sanctuaries in Myanmar.

*At least 10 years birding experience with clients, monthly birding activities and raptor Savoy projects in Myanmar.