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Cusco Birding at Balcón del Diablo Trip, Peru

Cusco Birding at Balcón del Diablo Trip, Peru

Birdwatching in Cusco Balcón del Diablo

A half-day tour in Balcón del Diablo in Peru, where you will find exceptional Cusco birds, at just 20 minutes from the city there is a place where you can find five Cusco endemic birds. This place was a sacred area for the Incas and today we can still find some shamans doing ceremonies to Mother Earth.

It is a beautiful place with easy paths and amazing sceneries where you will mix nature, culture and traditions.

Here we will find some polylepys trees, corn and oats fields, eucalyptus forest and other habitats giving us different chances of different birds.

Alternative Tour Name: Cusco Birdwatching at Balcón del Diablo
Day 1
Half day birding tour

Our Cusco birdwatching tour will start by picking you up from your hotel at 6:00 am to go in a private vehicle to “El Bacon del Diablo”. This amazing place, special for watching Cusco birds, is located next to Sacsaywaman archeological site, like 20 minutes from Cusco City.

Upon arrival to Balcon del Diablo we are going to start the exploring in 2 kilometers around looking for the cusco birds and specially the Cusco endemic birds.

We will start in the Pollepys forest area. We will walk next to a inca´s water chanel and later we will descend like 300 meters to the little canyon area. In this place there are some crops plantation that attract some seedeaters depending on the season.

This place is visited for Cusco birdwatchers due to its easy access and the proximity to the city. So it is an amazing chance to enjoy the Cusco birds and Cusco endemic birds in a really short time.

Ending our Cusco birdwatching morning at 8:00 am aprox. We will bring you to your hotel for breakfast.

(If you are more interested to see more birds in the area, we can start earlier for the same rate)

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USD85 / per person
This tour is operated by: Machu Picchu Cusco Birding
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Tour Facts

  • Cusco
  • Available Daily
  • Half Day Trip
  • Birds
  • From 2 to 6 pax
  • 4.5 hours
  • Leisurely
  • English
  • Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport
  • Alejandro Velasco Astete Airport