EASY BIRDING & PHOTO TOUR AT THE NORTHERN BIRDING CIRCUIT


ENDEMIC HUMMINGBIRDS, TANAGERS, GUANS, ANTPITTAS & THE UNIQUE OWLET

Very cool places for bird photography and easy birding along the northern birding circuit, we start from the dry forest of the pacific coast to then go over the lowest part of the whole andean chain (2,140 masl), to finally reach the amazing northern tropical forest along the Alto Mayo Reserve. Selected birding lodges and Hummingbird feeders stations that will give you the perfect enviroment for what you are looking for. Easy birding areas with very good birds and endemics.

PD: FOR A SHORTER OR LONGER STAY ALONG THIS BIRDING ROUTE, JUST LET US KNOW.

PD: Our commitment with your stay in Peru is to arrange all the details from the very begining to your last day with us. So in order to work these details we would appreciate, you let us know the specific time of your Lima arrival to work with it.

DAY BY DAY TOUR
DAY 01 .- LIMA ARRIVAL

Since we know most of the international flights arrive to Peru late in the afternoon, this day we pick you up from the airport to then take you to our Hotel, where we can organise the last detail for the following days as we dine.

DAY 02 .- LIMA FLIGHT TO CHICLAYO – CHAPARRI ECOLODGE

We take an early flight to Chiclayo to then drive for 02 hours and finally get to our bird house for 02 days. This nice birding lodge holds very important birds that are only restricted to the tumbesian región and can be easily found at this bird spot.

TARGET BIRDS:
White winged Guan, White Headed Brush Finch, White Tailed Jay, Tumbes Tyrant, Tumbes Sparrow, Spot Throated Hummingbird, Short Tailed Woodstart, Sulphur Throated Finch.

Overnight at Chaparri Lodge

DAY 03.- CHAPARRI – BOSQUE DE POMAC

Another interesting place around Chiclayo is Bosque de Pomac, nice place with many Algarrobo Trees and dry forest where we can easily find some endemic birds around while we enjoy this interesting Sanctuary.

TARGET BIRDS:
Peruvian Plantcutter, Rufous Flycatcher, Tumbes Swallow and Snowy Throated Kingfisher.

Overnight at Chaparri Lodge

DAY 04 .- CHAPARRI – JAEN CITY

After nice birdy and photo morning we then head to Jaen City, another place with very interesting dry forest from the Marañon Drainage with very good birds to see around. We will be driving for at least 05 hours with some bird stops on the way to strech our legs.

Overnight at Jaen City

DAY 05 .- JAEN – GOTAS DE AGUA RESERVE

After breakfast we then head to this private protected área where we can do some walk and get some of the Marañon specialties. Nice place located at only 30 minutes by car from Jaen with very good trail and birds.

TARGET BIRDS:
Tataupa Tinamou, Chinchipe Spinetail, Marañon Slaty Antshrike, Little Inca Finch & Marañon Crescentchest.

Overnight at Jaen City

DAY 06 .- JAEN CITY TO HUEMBO CENTER

We continue with our bird trip, this time heading the northen tropical forest and after 02 hours driving we arrive to a nice place where we can shoot big variety of hummingbirds.

TARGET BIRDS:
Marveleous Spatuletail, Bronzy Inca, Andean Emerald, Chesnut Breasted Coronet, Rainbow Startfronlet.

Overnight at Huembo Center

DAY 07.- HUEMBO CENTER – TRAILS

Another early bird shooting at Hummingbirds feeders and later on we can move around the property for some more bird species.

TARGET BIRDS:
Speckle chested Piculet, Buff Browed Foliage Gleaner, Buff Fronted Foliage Gleaner, Silver Backed Tanager, Sickle Winged Guan.

Overnight at Huembo Center

DAY 08 .- HUEMBO CENTER - FUNDO ALTO NIEVA TRAILS

03 hours driving to reach this lovely place where we can get some Anpittas and other specialties around the property.

TARGET BIRDS:
Long Wiskered Owlet, Cinammon Screech Owl, Ochre Fronted Antpitta.

DAY 09 .- FUNDO ALTO NIEVA – HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS & TRAILS

This full day is to see the nummingbird varaiety and explore the trails for some bird specialties.

TARGET BIRDS:
Rusty Tinged Antpitta, Swallow Tailed Nightjar, Cinammon Breasted Tody Tyrant, Royal Sunangel, Rufous Vented Whitetip, Fawn Breasted Brilliant, Long Tailed Sylph, Peruvian Racketail.

Overnight at Fundo Alto Nieva

DAY 10 .- FUNDO ALTO NIEVA – AGUAS VERDES RESERVE – MOYOBAMBA

Early departure to our next bird stop located at only 01 hour, a nice place where we can get some more interesting birds to then continue with our driving to Moyobamba.

TARGET BIRDS:
Little Tinamou, Cinereous Tinamou, Green Fronted Lancebill, Blue Fronted Lancebill, Wire Crested Thorntail, Rufous Breasted Wood Quail.

Overnight at Wakanky lodge, Moyobamba

DAY 11.- WAKANKY LODGE – HUMMINGBIRD FEEDERS AND MORE

Nice full day shooting hummingbirds and Hermits plus some more birds species that are found at this property surrounded with nice vegetation and Orquids.

TARGET BIRDS:
Rufous Crested Coquette, Black Throated Hermit, White Necked Jacobin, Huallaga Tanager, Long Tailed Hermit, Brown Violetear, Green Hermit, Mishana Tyrannulet, Blue Tailed Emerald and many more.

Overnight at Wakanky Lodge, Moyobamba

DAY 12 .- WAKANKY LODGE – TARAPOTO CITY

Early departure to head to our final bird destination along the northen birding route, Tarapoto also has some specialties around and bird this área will provide us some very good birds species.

TARGET BIRDS:
Planalto Hermit, Cumb Duck, Hoatzin, Solitary Black Cacique, Ashy Headed Greenlet and Dotted Tanager.

Overnight at Tarapoto City

DAY 13 .- TARAPOTO FLIGHT BACK TO LIMA

Our last day here we can move according to your international flight as long as you let us know the specific time, allowing us arrange the flight back to lima at an appropiate time. This way we can manage to do some birding in the morning.

END OF OUR SERVICES

  • Internal Flights
  • Full meals, soft drinks
  • Private Car
  • General Entrance Fees
  • Hotel with private toilet & hot shower
  • Birding Guide
  • Taxis
  • Any alcoholic beverage
  • Phones Calls
  • Laundry
  • Extra activities
  • Tips
  • Other items of personal nature
13 days/12night From For For
In Double Accommodation 5 to 6 People 2 to 4 People 1 Person
Price per Person ???? $ 2680.00 $ 4000.00
Single Supplement Ask For It Ask For It Ask For It
Accomodation Comfortable
Tour Pace & Walking Moderate Steep Walks
Birding Rate Excellent
Photography Opportunities Excellent