Birding Trips throughout Extremadura
Private half or full day birding trips at any time of the year (subject to availability) to help those who are doing their own thing get the best of their birdwatching holidays in Extremadura.
Let Martin Kelsey take you out at the start of your visit to help you get a feel of the place, or perhaps towards the end to look for species that you may have missed.
Sharing our passion for nature in Extremadura since 2005
Birding Extremadura offers customised private birding holidays in the heart of one of the best bird watching areas in Europe. These are exclusive to you, so that you will receive dedicated guiding support from Martin, with the holiday set at your pace to meet your needs and expectations.
We can also offer full-day and half-day guided birding trips. Let us know what you want to see and we can provide the best arrangements to suit you. The private tours can take place at any time of the year (subject to Martin's availability).
A day trip with Martin might focus on birds like Great and Little Bustard, Pin-tailed or Black-bellied Sandgrouse, Spanish Imperial Eagle or Bonelli’s Eagle. Perhaps you may like to see Black Wheatear or the large numbers of wintering Common Crane.
What is included?
- Picnic lunch
- Exclusive service of a professional guide
What is not included?
- Personal travel insurance
- Items of a personal nature
- Entry fees to historic sites if visit requested by client
- Additional services requested (such as photographic hides)
- Refreshments (apart from that included with picnic)
Martin Kelsey has been running customised birding and nature tours in Extremadura since 2005, with over 120 to date and is one of the region's most experienced professional guides. Extremadura is one of Europe’s top birding and nature-watching destinations. He has also partnered with acclaimed broadcasters and writers, Mark Cocker and David Lindo, offering group holidays with a difference.
We can offer accommodation at our house, which has six guest rooms with either double or twin beds. All rooms have en suite bathrooms. Contact us for availability and prices. Our evening meals (three-course dinners with local wine) are based on locally-sourced products as far as possible. including our own olive oil and organic vegetables. We will check with you for any dietary restrictions etc. Most of the energy used at home comes from our solar panels.
Transport is by Land Rover. Walks are short and easy.
A full day’s guided birding will be price 180 Euros for two people. Please contact us for the price for a single person tour, for more than two people or for half-day excursions. Price includes a picnic lunch, transport, guide fees and taxes.
No, Extremadura is a highly accessible region and because the trip is customised and exclusive, it can be tailor-made to suit your mobility. We have two ground-floor bedrooms for easier access, one of which is wheelchair-friendly.
At the house, we have good WiFi access throughout. There is good mobile phone connectivity in almost all places that we will visit.
Send in an enquiry to check availability with Martin. Depending on how many there are in your group (minumim of one person, maximum of four), he will advise you of the price. Payment can be made on the day of the excursion directly.