Explore a surprising variety of habitats on this 9-day birding tour to Central Bolivia, taking in some of the most famous sights along the way. Focus on the wildlife-rich lowlands beside the foothills of the Andes for a superb introduction to Bolivia’s diverse habitats, birds, landscapes and culture.
Tour departs from Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia. Bird the local savannas and forest islands around Santa Cruz. One night at local hotel in Santa Cruz
Morning birding at Santa Cruz Botanical Gardens. Afternoon transfer to Amboró National Park west of Santa Cruz, where the dry forests of the eastern lowlands meet the humid Andean forests to the west. Two nights at the local lodge.
Bird the hilly landscape and evergreen seasonal forest gradients around our lodge in Amboró National Park, lush with dense vegetation and fascinating birds.
Early-morning birding at our lodge and head west to Comarapa valleys, where the dry, cactusdominated vegetation has many great birds. Two nights in Comarapa.
Dry inter-Andean valleys and cloud forest of La Siberia from Comarapa.
After a morning visit to La Siberia cloud forest, we will drive for the rest of the day to Cochabamba. Four nights in Cochabamba.
Bird the upper fringes of Carrasco National Park (cloud forests of the Yungas del Chapare) east of Cochabamba
Bird the Chapare road on the lower fringes of Carrasco National Park, east of Cochabamba.
Slopes of Mount Tunari above Cochabamba where four endemic species are present. Return flight to Santa Cruz. End of trip.
What is included?
- All transfers and activities with English-speaking guides
- Lodging (best available)
- All meals
- All entrance fees to the sites visited
- Free bottled water at all times
What is not included?
- Personal travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks
- Gratuities and extras (phone calls, laundry, etc.)
- Bank transfer charges