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Guyana Birds

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 10 day(s)
Group Size: 5 - 15 people
Destination(s): Guyana  
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2695 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2695 US Dollar (USD)

Discover new birding destinations in off the beaten paths, while exploring new cultures on this 10 days birding tour. Explore birding habitats in the capital city- Georgetown, Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve and Karanambu Ranch. Search for the Magnificent Frigate birds, Brown Pelicans, Black-crowned Night Heron, Yellow-crowned Heron and Little Blue Heron in the city on any given day. Sightings of Jabiru Storks, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks, Black Skimmers, Boat-billed Herons, and Muscovy Ducks, Black-necked Aracari, Screaming Piha, Grey-chinned Hermit, Crested Oropendola, Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, Black Curassow and the rare Cock-of-the-rock are common at Iwokrama and Karanambu.

Itinerary:
Day 1: Fly to Guyana

Upon arrival at airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Overnight at Status hotel.

Day 2: Birding in the Botanical Gardens

Dawn will find us birding in the botanical gardens, where we may spot Brown Pelicans, Solitary Sandpipers, Neotropic Cormorants, Magnificent Frigate Birds, Herons, Long-winged Harrier, Snail (Everglade) Kite, Roadside Hawk, Rufous Crab Hawk, White-tailed Hawk, Zone-tailed Hawk, Limpkin, Southern Lapwing, Semipalamated Plover, and Laughing Gull. In the afternoon, we travel to the Mahaica River to spot the Hoatzin, Return to hotel for overnight.(B)

Day 3 and 4: Karanambu

At 7:15 am we will travel to the airport for our flight to Karanambu Ranch where we will spend 2 nights. On our guided tours we will most likely see Jabiru Stork, Great Egret, Agami Heron and Great Blue Heron, Great and the Lesser Ani . Red Cap Cardinal, Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Quail, Southern Lapwing and Savannah Hawk., Kingfishers, Green Ibis, Snowy Egrets and Boat Bill Heron. Purple Gallinule and Wattled Jacana. (BLD). Overnight at Karanambu Lodge.

Day 5 and 6: Iwokrama

After an early morning excursion on river we will depart for Iwokrama. Along the way, we are likely to spot Cocoi and Capped Herons, Black Skimmer, Pied Lapwing, Terns, Anhinga, Red-throated Caracara, Spix’s Guan, Collared Trogon, Chestnut, Golden-collared, Golden-green and Ringed, Eastern Slaty-Antshrike, and Sooty-headed Tyrannulet. Our evening boat ride could reveal several Black Caiman, Nightjars and Potoos.

Next day, we depart on a 30-minute boat ride to the foot of Turtle Mountain for a hike to its 951-foot (290-meter) summit. Red howler, black spider, and wedge-capped capuchin may be spotted here. We'll spot Black-necked Aracari, Screaming Piha, Grey-chinned Hermit, Crested Oropendola, Jabiru Storks, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks, Black Skimmers, Herons, and Muscovy Ducks along nearby trails.(BLD). Overnight at Iwokram River Lodge

Day 7: Iwokrama/Georgetown

At dawn we leave for Annai while looking out for Black Curassow, Marail Guan, Gray-winged Trumpeter, White Bellbird, Pompadour Cotinga, Blue-cheeked Parrot, Rose-breasted Chat and Blue-backed Tanager. Fly to Georgetown and transfer to our hotel. This afternoon boat cruise will reveal Scarlet ibises and herons. (B). Overnight at Status hotel.

Day 8 and 9: Sloth Island

At 9:00 am we depart Georgetown and travel to Parika. Next, we join a boat to Sloth Island. in 2014 the Hapry Eagle was spotted here. In the afternoon, we will visit Parrot Island to see hundreds of parrots as they come in to roost. Next day, we will explore the island trails and nearby Amerindian village for Rufescent Tiger and Cocoi Heron, Great Egret, Green Ibis, White-necked Jacobin, Rufous-throated Sapphire, Black-eared Fairy, Crimson Topaz, White-necked Puffbird, Pied Puffbird, Curve-billed Scythebill, Cayenne Jay, Green-tailed and Paradise Jacamar, Green Aracari, Guiana Toucanette and Channel-bill Toucan(BLD). Overnight at Sloth Island Nature Resort

Day 10: Departure
Depart Sloth Island after breakfast and continue to Georgetown. Transfer to airport for flight home. (B)

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes: Accommodation, internal flights, transfers between airports and hotels, listed hotels and hotel taxes, activites as discribed and admission charges where applicable, river and land transfers, listed, lodges with full board and other meals as indicated. local guides, local beverages.

Price Excludes: International airfare, airport/departure taxes, gratuities, optional excursions, travel insurance.

About This Supplier
Location: Guyana
Joined InfoHub: Dec 2002

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