Birdwatching in Colombia


Discover why Colombia is #1 in the world for birds


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Spectacular tours in Colombia, delivered with minute details and vast knowledge, which makes all the difference


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Culture & Nature of Colombia


Endless diversity of cultures, histories and natural environments


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Walks and Treks


The Andes of Colombia – stunning ecosystems and cultures waiting to be explored through our various treks and walks


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History & Archaeology in Colombia


Special interest tours that showcase a history that spans 1000’s of years


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Wildlife Watching tours


Excellent viewing and photographic opportunities in the most biodiverse country in the world per KM squared.


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Whale Watching in Colombia


Be witness to this natural phenomenon on Colombia’s Pacific Coast


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The Lost City


Trek through jungle to one of the world’s great archaeological sites



Specialist birding holidays for the discerning birder

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Eastern Andes, Llanos & Amazon Transition

This 10 day tour will take you through the Eastern Andes highlands, cloud forests and wetlands in search of a plethora of birdlife before heading to the panoramic lowland savanna and the oh, so special foothills of this same range. All finished off with the stunning Amazon transition zone where Amazon species mix with those of the Llanos.

10 Days from $2,853

3 Andean Ranges & Magdalena Valley Endemics Trail

Covering Colombia’s 3 Andean ranges and an inter-Andean valley famed for its diversity will only mean one thing – a supremely exciting and comprehensive look at Colombia’s remarkable avian collection. From paramos to to foothills to Pacific/Choco transition zones to tropical forest, this tour is as good as it gets in Colombia’s tropical Andes biodiversity hotspot.

12 days from $4,543 USD

Mitu – Amazon & Guiana Shield

Mitu is located deep in Colombia’s Amazon basin and is a stunning collection of ecosystems, ranging from Guiana Shield rock formations and sandy forest full of restricted specialities, to well preserved Terra firme and Varzea forest, containing the typical array of Amazonian birdlife. Boat trips will display yet more birds as Mitu is explored and the bird count keeps rising and rising.

6 days from $1,884 USD

We’re different. Here’s why.


Those who travel with us will have experiences that may change their lives, in which we’ll open to a window to a world that will stay in the mind forever.


We aim to take intrepid travellers to unknown, off the beaten track places, with natural and cultural riches that are unique on our planet. Many of the experiences that we offer are exclusive to us.


You the client can feel comfortable in the knowledge that you are travelling in a responsible way with friends who are committed to ensuring that the trip itself will help conserve what we love to see.


Our core values of honesty,integrity, humility and loyalty form the basis by which we work. Whether you’re an independent traveller or large operator, these values will shine through everything that we do.


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Our experiences

Tailor Made

Everybody is unique and we think that your tour should be too, designed exactly how you want it, with your preferences, travel style and budget taken into account

Walks & Treks

Stunning walks and treks in the Colombian Andes, with routes designed by the trekking experts. Full service treks with unbeatable service and quality


Birdwatching in Colombia is dream some true with over 1,910+ recorded species. So many ecosystems to explore and endemic and small-range specialities to tick-off.

Culture & Nature

Colombia and its broken and sometimes extreme geography has given rise to countless unique cultures and ecosystems, waiting to be explored by the discerning traveller.

Wildlife Watching

Excellent viewing and photographic opportunities with our specialist-led tours – we include the best sites and some that aren’t readily available to the ‘normal’ traveller.

Whale Watching

Behold this natural phenomenon at one of a number of luxury lodges located on Colombia’s wild Pacific Coast.

The Lost City

Trek to one of the world’s great archaeological sites, complete with all the special Colombian Project trimmings, not available with anyone else.

History & Archaeology

Colombia is an unknown archaeological goldmine that is yet to be explored. Investigate with us and with our prestigious panel of experts during this exclusive tour.

Why Colombia?

Essential Colombia

It’s always nice to investigate and inquire a little deeper into the place that you’re going to visit. Not only does it get the excitement and travel juices flowing, it goes some way to preparing you for what lays ahead…

What makes us different?

We’re not your average tour operator in the sense that we love exploring, investigating and developing our own cutting-edge experiences. That’s what keeps us ahead of the rest, and gives us the capability to offer breathtaking experiences unlike any other…


“… I couldn’t have asked for a better experience…the tour was pretty much nothing short of a dream for both the tour elements but also the highly personal aspects I had mentioned. Camilo and Alejandro really facilitated a very personal experience for me and you and The Colombian Project in turn facilitated the whole experience; and for that I’m eternally grateful. Thanks again! – Simon Winograd, June 2016, NYC USA.