BEUTUNG ECOSYSTEM RAIN FOREST

The Beutung Ecosystem is part of the Leuser Ecosystem Conservation Area, with an area of approximately 127,000 ha which has abundant diversity. The Betung Ecosystem is home to approximately 132 mammals, including the Sumatran Tiger, Clouded Leopard, Gibbon’s, Thomas’s leaf MongkySumatran Elephant and others. The Beutung ecosystem also has fewer than 382 bird species where 23 species are endemic  such as, Aceh Bulbul, Sumatran Laughingtrus, Sumatran Woodpecker, Sumataran Hill Partridge, Salvadori’s Pheasant, Rajah Scops Owl and many more. In addition there are also more than 80 types of reptiles and amphibians.

Itinerary For 5D4N

 

DAY 1: Met and will be picked up at the Cut Nyak Dien Airport (MEQ) in Meulaboh and then we going to the Hotel. After that we going to the birding site in Beutung Ecosystem, where the distance between the hotel and the site reached 1 hour by car.

Meal L/D

Accommodation: Grand Nagan Hotel (The closest hotel to birding area)

DAY 2: Birding in Beutung Ecosystem: Birding in starting at 4:00 AM after breakfast, the distance from the hotel to the birding site is 1 hour by car. Target species is Sumatran Laughingthrush, Sumatran Treepie, Sumatran Drongo, Red-billed Partridge, Sumatran Green Pigeon, Cream-striped Bulbul, Spot-necked Bulbul, Sumatran Wren-Babbler, Sumatran Trogon, Shiny Whistling Thrush. After dinner in the nearby village, we birding until the night with the species target is Short-tailed Frogmouth and Rajah Scope Owl. At 9.00 PM we are returned to the hotel and dinner.

Meal B/L/D

Accommodation: Grand Nagan Hotel (The closest hotel to birding area)

DAY 3: Birding in Beutung Ecosystem: Starting birding at 4:00 AM after breakfast and species target is Sumatran Woodpecker, Aceh Bulbul, Sumatran Bulbul, Bronze-tailed Peacock-Pheasant, Sumatran Whistling Thrush, and Blue-masked Leafbird, and Sumatran Mesia.

Meal B/L/D

Accommodation: Grand Nagan Hotel (The closest hotel to birding area).

 

DAY 4: Birding in Beutung Ecosystem: Starting birding at 4:00 AM after breakfast and species target is Sumatran Leafbird, Sumatran ShortwingSchneider’s PittaGraceful PittaRoll’s Hill Partridge, and  Collared Owlet,

Meal B/L/D

Accommodation: Grand Nagan Hotel (The closest hotel to birding area).

 

DAY 5: Wake up early morning and get birding in Beutung Ecosystem a few hours. At 10 PM we go to Cut Nyak Dien Airport (MEQ) chase your next flight.

Included:

  • Bird Guide
  • Vehicle with fuel and driver
  • Accommodation for 4 night ( base share twin bed room)
  • Entrance fees and permits
  • Food and Water to drink

 

Excluded:

  • Drinks, sightseeing, souvenirs, other personal need, extra program, tips for local services.

International flight.