Montane Evergreen Forest Birding in Guatemala
This 10-day birding Guatemala tour will visit Coffee plantations that actively harvest coffee plants, and pride themselves in the conservation of natural areas. Most of the coffee plantations are in Montane Evergreen Forest area, where you're sure to find endemic species and up to 200 target species. A few lifers are located here, like: Long-Tail Manakin, Horned Guan, Resplendent Quetzal and the Pink Headed Warbler.
An added bonus? You'll be able to enjoy a freshly brewed cup of coffee with a beautiful sight of the Guatemalan skyline.
Afternoon arrival at La Aurora,International Guatemala Airport. Accommodations at Antigua.
Birding at Finca Filadelfia with Box Breakfast Lunch at Finca Filadelfia and then in the afternoon visit the Colonial City
06:00 - Birding at NATURAL RESERVE AND FARM EL PILAR with box breakfast. Visit the Hummingbird feeders and see the most species of this birds. 10:30AM - transfer to Takalik Abaj Archaeological Site on the Pacific Coast for more endemic species lunch on the way and then transfer to Finca EL Patrocinio a Natural Reserve with many birds easy to photograph because of the display of the area. Travel time 3 hours. Accommodations at Patrocinio Reserve.
All Day birding and relaxing at Finca El Patrocinio. For those interested on the different kind of fruits and plants that are harvest at the farm. Accommodations at Patrocinio Reserve.
Early Breakfast. 05:30AM - transfer to Fuentes Georginas for a birding morning. Breakfast. Lunch on the way, then go to the Natural Reserve. Dinner. Accommodation at The Natural Reserve.
All day birding at the Reserve. Breakfast-Lunch and Dinner. Accommodations at the Natural Reserve.
Morning birding at the reserve lunch and early afternoon transfer to Los Tarrales. Dinner and accommodation at Los Tarrales.
Early breakfast. Today Josue the best bird guide at Los Tarrales will be with you and stay on lower reserve to do a very sucessfull day of birding. Lunch and Dinner at the lodge. Accommodation Los Tarrales.
Early morning 6am Breakfast and transfer to Panajachel and see the beautiful LAKE ATITLAN plus do the birding at Mariposario Butterfly Farm, have Lunch in the village and transfer to Guatemala City, but we will have a short stop at Rincon Suizo for the last peek for the Pink-headed Warbler. Accommodations at Hotel Intercontinental or similar
Breakfast at the Hotel Intercontinental included. Morning at Leisure. At a convenient time shuttle transfer from hotel to Airport on your own to take the flight Home.
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Among other birds species: Blue and white mockingbird- Silky Flycatcher-Bushy crested Jay, Lessons Motmot, Turquoise-browed Motmot” Prevost’s Ground-Sparrow; Long-Tail Manakin, Mountain trogon-White bellied chachalaca, Unicolor jay, Pink headed warbler, Black capped siskin, Wine-throated Hummingbird, Azure-rumped Tanager, Fulvous Owl, Resplendent Quetzal, Tody Motmot, Blue-crowned – Chlorophonia, Yellow-naped Parakeet, Violet-Sabrewing, Blue-tailed Hummingbird, Cinnamon Hummingbird, Collared Aracari, Yellow-eye Junco, Mountain Trogon, Blue-throated Motmot.
What is included?
- Basic Tour Includes
- 09 - night hotel or Lodge accommodations on Double basis.
- 8 breakfast - 6 lunches-6 dinner
- All transfers as per itinerary
- Entrance Fees: Takalik Abaj - Patrocinio- Two Day Las Nubes - Fuentes Georginas - One Day Los Tarrales
- Guide with birding knowledge
What is not included?
- Any personal expense like telephone calls and laundry
- Sodas or alcoholic beverages
- Travel Insurance
- International flights
- Airport Domestic departure tax (Q20/US$3.00 per person)
- Additional charges for Peak Season Holy Week and Christmas Holidays)
- Tips to drivers and guides
- Any expense not describe in the itinerary
Anywhere Guatemala Nature Tours as member of Jett Tours Inc. founded in October 1975 and of Anywhere Inc. since 2014, offers a variety of unique tours designed according to your preferences with quality and good service, backed by years of experience.
We work with the best Guatemalan and international guides, biologists and bird experts that we will be delighted to share their knowledge and answer questions to the travelers and birdwatchers.
We provide taylor-made trips to our clients desirous to discover Guatemala birdlife and wildlife marvels on thei own way, with the ultimate goal of fulfilling all their expectations, needs and desires with the best service provided thsnks to our unique and famous experience area.
Yes, most tours have 2 nights at Natural Reserves that are Coffee Plantations and the birding spots normally are in areas where the harvest the coffee.