Guyana Birds: Birding, Rainforest & Savannahsoffered by supplier M09484 (read about supplier)
Tour Duration: 11 day(s)
Group Size: 2 - 15 people
Specialty Categories: Birdwatching National Parks
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 2000 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 2950 US Dollar (USD)
Day 1: Arrival
Arrive at CJIA. Meet our representative and transfer to Georgetown. Overnight in Georgetown.
Day 2: Georgetown
Early morning bird spotting in Georgetown. With over 200 species catalogued, Georgetown in among the foremost bird capitals of the world. Georgetown's colonial architecture is also remarkable with many 19th century buildings. Afternoon bird spotting in town. Transfer to your hotel. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner) .
Day 3: Kaieteur Falls
Depart at 10:00 a.m. for Kaieteur Falls. Birds we may see include: the Cock-of-the-rock and the Scarlet Macaw. Flight in the afternoon to Sloth Island, a 160-acre gem of nature. The lodge features large comfortable 2 bedded rooms, private toilet and bath, fans, and patios for relaxing. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner). Overnight at Sloth Island Nature Reserve.
Day 4: Sloth Island
Early morning bird watching at Sloth Island. Walk the Toucan Trail and spot Red-capped Cardinals, busy Woodpeckers, Chicken Hawks, brilliant Hummingbirds, Scarlet Macaw, Titras, Jacamars, Barbet, Black-headed Antbirds, Yellow-crowned Parrots, and a hundred more species. Hear and see the baboons, spider monkeys, two- and three-toed sloth, and more. Enjoy nature and take a refreshing dip in the Essequibo River. In the afternoon boat across to Parrot Island (five minutes) and see hundreds of parrots roost. Bird along banks on the mainland, as well as the various natural streams on the island. Return to Sloth Island. (Meals: breakfast, lunch dinner). Overnight at Sloth Island Nature Reserve.
Day 5: Sloth Island
Early morning bird spotting and nature trail tour of the Amerindian villages of Fallmouth and Agatash (1 1/2 hours). Boat to the Mazaruni River to the Trutruba rapids and islands (2 hours). These locations offer the most incredible birding opportunities in the pristine rainforest. Return and picnic lunch in the forest at the inland waterfall of Baracara. Short visit of Bartica in the afternoon. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner). Overnight at Sloth Island Nature Reserve.
Day 6: Georgetown/Karanambu Ranch
Dawn departure by boat to Parika then by car or bus to Georgetown. Departure from Ogle Airstrip to Karanambu Ranch. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner). Overnight at Karanumbu Lodge.
Day 7: Karanambu Ranch
Karanambu birding includes a rich variety of bird life both on the savanna and along rivers and ponds. On our guided tours we will most likely see the big birds, such as Jabiru Stork, Great Egrets, Agami Heron, Great Blue Heron and different species of Kingfishers. In the ponds we may encounter Green Ibises, Snowy Egrets and Boat-billed Heron. You may also spot Purple Gallinules and Wattled Jacanas, both stepping on the large Victoria Amazonian lilies. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner). Overnight at Karanumbu Lodge.
Day 8 & 9: Iwokrama
Early departure to Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve, a one-million acre nature reserve. Guided birding walk to spot Screaming Piha, caiman and other wildlife. (Meals: breakfast, lunch, dinner). Overnight in cabins along the Essequibo River.
Day 10: Georgetown
Return to Georgetown, by flight or by road. (Meals: breakfast). Overnight in Georgetown.
Day 11: Departure
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Airfare is not included in the tour price.
Price from US$2,000 per person based on 5 persons.
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.
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