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Eastern Andes, Llanos Foothills & Amazon Transition Zone

Tour Length: 10 Days

Minimun group size: 4 people

Tour dates:  On Demand

Price: $2,853 USD/pp

Leaders: Alejandro Pinto 

Discover the incredible Eastern Andes, Llanos (tropical savannahs) foothills and be bewildered by the myriad of species that occur in the transition between the Orinoco plains and the vast Amazon region of Colombia, where a number of ecosystems collide. Jungle-laden tepuy (table-top) mountains, black water lakes and bristling diversity lie in store for you in Guaviare. This tour is for birders who are looking for an amazing tour full of Amazonian and tropical lowland birds, mixed with the uniqueness of the tropical Andes foothills.

Day 1: Arrival to Bogotá

Day 2: PNN Chingaza and Observatorio de Colibríes – ‘Hummingbird Observatory’

Day 3: Tabacal lagoon AM, PM Enchanted Garden

Day 4: PNN Sumapaz 

Day 5: Monteredondo. Transfer to Villavicencio.

Day 6: Bosque Bavaria. Transfer to San Jose del Guaviare

Day 7: Buenavista trail 

Day 8: Diamante de las Aguas Reserve

Day 9: Playa Güio Reserve

Day 10: Fly or drive back to Bogota

 

Key sites:

  • PNN Chingaza
  • La Calera – Hummingbird Observatory
  • ‘Jardin Encantado’ (Enchanted Garden)
  • Tabacal Lagoon
  • PNN Sumapaz
  • Llanos foothills – Monteredondo
  • Llanos foothills – Bosque Bavaria
  • Guaviare – Buenavista Trail
  • Guaviare – Diamante de Las Aguas Reserve
  • Guaviare – Playa Guio Reserve
  • Brown-breasted Parakeet
  • Apolinar´s Wren
  • Blue-throated Starfrontlet
  • Bogota Rail
  • Cundinamarca Antpitta
  • Paradise Tanager
  • Amazonian Umbrellabird
  • Guianan Cock of the Rock
  • White-eared Jacamar
  • Brown Jacamar
Inclusions:

  • 1 Colombian Project Birding Tour Leader
  • Local guides
  • All transfers and road transport
  • All accommodation
  • All entrance fees to all parks and reserves
  • Tours as included in this itinerary
  • All meals (pending in/out flights)
  • All snacks and water on day tours
Exclusions:

  • Any internal flights
  • Any international flights
  • Laundry
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Drinks or beverages
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  • Trail to Cerro Pinturas Cerro Azul Village Guaviare
  • Group at Tukano Reserve Guaviare