5 Days Gurney's Pitta Tour
Gurney's Pitta Myanmar
Low Cost program tour
Tour Fact Sheet
Bird Target Gurney's Pitta
Other Bird Highlight Large Frogmouth, Plain-pouched Hornbill, Crested Fireback, White-fronted Scope Owl
Habitats Covered Low Land forest , Rain Forest
Tour pace & walking Moderate to Hard
Electric Non *
Photo. Opportunities Not easy to Hard
Possible Month February
Best Month March – April
Expect Climate 25-40 C., hight humidity
Expect to see 170+ from 350 sp.
Expect client birder Hard core birder + Camper man
Gurney's Pitta Myanmar program tour
Duration : 5 Day
Tour Start : Don Mueng Bangkok Airport
Tour Finish : Ranong Airport
Bird guide : Panuwat Sasirat
Day 1 : Don Mueng Bangkok Airport > Monorom Camp
Bird guide waiting you Don Mueng domestic airport at the Gate no. 5, take a domestic flight on early morning. Arrive Ranong airport, then transfer 30 min. by taxi to border, then transfer 1 hr. by taxi boat to Myanmar. From the Kawthaung pier, then transfer 2-3 hr. by private truck to Manoron village and then transfer 1.30 hr. by motorbike to Campsite, We arrive campsite before sunset take a rest or start to bird watching around camp site.
Day 2, 3, 4 : Gurney's Pitta
Early morning wake up and walk to hide for look GP. And then all day bird watching by walk & Motorbike in key spot low land forest and rain forest bird such as Black Magpie, Dark-hooded Oriole, Blue-winged Leafbird, Great Salty Woodpecker, Greater Flamback, Buff-rumped Woodpecker, Crested Serpent Eagle, Wallace Hawk Eagle, Oriental Honey Buzzard, Violet Cuckoo, Creasted Fireback, Blue-rumped Hanging-Parrot, Orange-breasted Trogon, Scarlet-rumped Trogon, Red-breasted Bee-eater, Ocharaceous Bulbul, Black-crested Bulbul, Stripe-throated Bulbul, Cream-vented Bulbul, Green Iora, Green Magpie, Sultan Tit, Bronze Drongo, Red-throated Barbet, Striped Tit-Babbler, Blue-eared Kingfisher, (Pitta all year round : Gurney's Pitta, Rusty-napped Pitta, Blue Pitta (rainy season April-July : Hooded Pitta, Blue-winged Pitta. 6 specie of Hornbills : Helmeted Hornbill, Austin's Brown Hornbill, Great Hornbill, Plain-pouched Hornbill, Wreathed Hornbill, Oriental Pied Hornbill 5 specie of Broadbill : Black-and-Yellow Broadbill, Silver-breasted Broadbill, Black-and-Red Broadbill, Banded Broadbill, Dusky Broadbill., Red-breasted Bee-eater, White-bellied Munia, White-hooded Munia, Crimson Sunbird, Purple-naped Sunbird, Purple-throated Sunbird, Ruby-cheeked Sunbird, Large Green Pigeon, and more Twilling time & Night time : Great-eared Nightjar, Large Frogmouth, Javan Frogmouth, Fish Eagle, Collar Scope Owl, Brown Boobook, White-fronted Scope Owl.
Meals : B / L box / D
Day 5 : Monorom Campsite > Ranong
Transfer 6-7 hr. back to Ranong, end of service.
Low Cost U$D payment / person
> Highest experience Bird Guide with telescope
> Worker at campsite
> All public ground, air, boat transportation
> Basic Meals and plain water bottle
> Private tent (each tent for 2 persons), Mat sheet
> Myanmar Permission, Karen KNU Permission
> Filed Equipment : Toilet + Tent + Paper toilet + Wet toilet paper, Bird hide
> Bird Check List FREE
> Travel insurance
Excluded : Hotel in Bangkok, Transfer hotel to airport or airport to hotel, Sleeping bag, Alcoholic beverages, Souvenirs, Telephone calls, Extra night, Extra route.
Cancellation Policy and payments :
40% of payment secures the booking.
100% of payment required 30 days before activity
100% cancellation fee applicable if trip/booking/transfer cancelled less than 14 days before trip/booking or transfer.
Krung Thai Bank Public Company Limited
SWIFT CODE : KRTH THBK
Address : 24/55/56 Soi /Chok Chai 4, Lad Prod rd., Bangkok.
Account name : Wild Bird Eco Tour
Branch : Soi Chok Chai 47
Acc : Saving, Number : 084-1-21616-9
Things to bring :
> Visa & Passport early expire before 2 month
> new U$D banknote only ! , MMK pocket money
> Bird guide hand book of South-east Asia
> Trekking boot, Sandal
> Long trousers and long sleeved shirt for walking in the forest
> Please bring backpack no use suit case, easy to carry by motorcycle
> Mosquito repellent, Sun block lotion, Malaria Tablets, Anti-allergy cream, tablets
> Thin Sleeping bag, Shower kit, Towel(you can adapt for use to blanket),
> Flashlight, Power Bank* , Camera gear
FAQ about trip :
> Shower in the stream for man, for Women shower in Bamboo hide
> Please prepare and bring malaria tablets before and during trip
> Weather in March – April around 40 C. in day time, 25-30 C. in night time.
> From main road to campsite 1.30 hr. transfer by motorbike, please make sure you have it done or no fear to ride.
> Time table for transportation with cost, may be change without notice, please make extra one day for air ticket back to home.
> Before & After tour operate, you can adding program birding tour to at southern of Thailand or Central, North of Myanmar, Please study information in our web site.
Note : This is original itinerary and the routes and timing may change according to local conditions such as Forest fire, War, Cutting Forest but the general content of the trip will remain the same. Also name bird and trail on itinerary may will be change in many reason from the nature way.