Even the coffee fincas offer superb birding, and a host of specials we will search for include the gorgeous Pink-headed Warbler, fabulous Resplendent Quetzal, Blue-throated Motmot, Blue-and-white Mockingbird, Rufous-collared Thrush and Azure-rumped Tanager. A day will also be devoted to hiking to the summit of the impressive San Pedro Volcano to search for one of the world’s most prized birds, the Horned Guan. This tour offers the best of Guatemalan birding with comfortable lodges and fabulous scenery throughout!
Day 1: Arrival and transfer to Antigua Guatemala.
Day 2: Finca El Pillar.
Day 3: Antigua Guatemala to Santiago Atitlan via El Rincon Suizo.
Day 4: San Pedro Volcano.
Day 5: Santiago Atitlan to Los Tarrales.
Day 6: Los Tarrales.
Day 7: Los Tarrales to Las Nubes.
Day 8: Las Nubes.
Day 9: Las Nubes to Guatemala City and depart.
Our Tikal Extension not only takes time to explore the remarkable ruins that dominate this region but also to target such highly sought-after species as the regal Ocellated Turkey, Black-throated Shrike-Tanager, Grey-throated Chat, Rose-throated Tanager and the impressive Great Curassow.
Day 1: Guatemala City and afternoon flight to Flores.
Day 2: Flores to Yaxha & Tikal National Park.
Days 3 & 4: Tikal National Park & Yaxha.
Day 5: Tikal flight to Guatemala City and departure.
- Guatemala - Central American Specialties 08 - 16 Nov 2012 (9 days): US$2,250 * £1,420 * €1,610 * ZAR15,400 per person sharing (see below)
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