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Mitu – Amazon & Guiana Shield

Tour Length: 6 Days

Minimum group size: 4 people

Tour dates: On demand

Price: $1,642 USD/pp

Leader: Alejandro Pinto 

Located at just 50km from the border with Venezuela, Mitu is a convergence point of various pristine Amazonian ecosystems, such as white-sand forest (due to its Guiana Shield influence), Varzea flooded forest and terra firme forest. All of this makes it an excellent birding site where many, many Amazonian specialities and rarities such as the grand diversity of antbirds and antwrens, cotingas and tanagers, parrots and hummingbirds can be seen. After visiting Mitu, many many birds can be ticked off in one trip.

Day 1: Arrival to Bogotá

Day 2: Transfer Mitú

Day 3-4-5: Mitú (Cachivera, Santa Cruz, Cerro Urania and Bocatoma trails)

Day 6: Transfer to Bogotá – end of the tour.

Key sites:

  • Cachivera Trail
  • Santa Cruz Trail & river ride
  • Cerro Urania Trail
  • Bocatoma Trail
  • Fiery Topaz
  • Pompadour Cotinga
  • Orinoco Piculet
  • Guianan Cock-of-the-Rock
  • Chestnut-crested Antbird
  • Red-fan Parrot
  • Black-bellied Thorntail
  • Imeri Warbling Antbird
  • Tawny-tufted Toucanet
  • White-plumed Antbird
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

  • Community stay at Wacara, in excellent forest, teeming with wildlife
  • Jungle river expedition