A beautiful nature for your camera shot
Located at the valley of Tangkoko Volcano and Mt. Dua Sudara, the area is decorated with rolling hills and valleys in which varieties of hardwood trees and unusual plant line up from the beach underneath to the mountain top. This forest has become a perfect host for the animals since many generations before.
Tangkoko Nature Reserve protects at least 127 mammal, 233 bird and 104 reptile and amphibian species. Of these 79 mammal, 103 bird and 29 reptile and amphibian species are endemic to the island.
Tangkoko Batuangus Reserve offers a suitable protective environment to help prevent these animals from becoming extinct.
Early morning around 5 O'clock, we start the day by entering the Nature Reserve expecting to spot birds such as Green Backed Kingfisher, Rudy Kingfisher, Lilac Cheeked Kingfisher, Green Imperial Pigeon, Yellow Billed Malkoha, Maleo, Red Knobbed Hornbill, Great Ear Nightjar, Red Backed Tras, Ocre Bellied Boobook, Sulawesi Scops Owl, Sulawesi Dwarf Kingfisher, Red Bellied Pitta, Black Drongo and many more.
The Black Crested Macaques are good to see in the morning, they always go to the beach in the morning. Tarsiers are nocturnal, so the best time to see it is in the afternoon. Kuskus and several snakes can be seen during day time.
And then we return to the lodge for breakfast and then take break. Lunch will be served at the restaurants.
In the afternoon we will explore another area to find other wild lives.
Here are places that are possible to visit:
3. Lowland Forest
4. Highland Forest
Detailed Itinerary is provided at time of booking
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Bitung Harbor, Manado Harbor, Hotels in Manado and Tomohon
End location: Sam Ratulangi International Airport, Bitung Harbor, Manado Harbor, Hotels in Manado and Tomohon
Duration: 6 days
This tour is split in two sessions 4 hours in the morning and 4 hours in the afternoon with lunch break.
Car is full air conditioned Toyota Avanza or Daihatsu Xenia, four people can seat comfortably in there.
Van is full air conditioned Daihatsu Hiace and this vehicle can accommodate up to 10 people comfortably.
Guide Fee and Tour Per Itinerary as described here
Estimated Local Cash Needed
1000000 IDR - Personal Needs, Extra meals and Drinks on Restaurants, personal medication
Additional Ranger Fee Rp. 500.000 ($40) Per Person per day
Car rental Rp. 750.000 ($60) per service
Entrance fee of Tangkoko Nature Reserve @ Rp 100.000 ($8) per person per day, (sunday and other indonesian holiday surcharge apply Rp. 50.000 / $4 per person)
Lunch Rp. 130.000 ($10) per person
Better during visit to stay all time in resort or in or lodge in Tangkoko for early morning trips for Rp. 550.000 ($50) per night per room (with airconditioned and hot water bathroom)
VERY IMPORTANT: the extra should be paid on arrival before tour starts
I am not a driver, but I can provide a vehicle for tourist.