Goldman's Warbler

Birdwatching Guatemala Endemics Birding Tour

Orange-breasted Falcon

Tikal Park: UNESCO Natural & Cultural Destination


Green-throated Mountain-gem

El Pilar – Antigua Guatemala

Horned Guan

Paquisis Volcano – Lake Atitlan


Resplendent Quetzal

Rey Tepepul Reserve – Lake Atitlan


Birdwatching Guatemala – Expert-Guided Birding Tours & Photography Adventures

Embark on an unparalleled birding adventure with our custom packages, your gateway to Guatemala’s breathtaking landscapes. With over 29 years of experience in travel and birding tours, we specialize in crafting personalized experiences for groups and individual enthusiasts.

Begin a mesmerizing journey through Guatemala’s diverse habitats, guided by our experienced team. Our tours, perfect for seasoned ornithologists and first-time birders, offer rare glimpses into the world of unique and regionally endemic species, such as the colorful Pink-headed Warbler and the Resplendent Quetzal, which thrive in Central America.

Prepare for an unforgettable birdwatching expedition amidst Guatemala’s stunning natural beauty, where every turn brings a new and exciting discovery.

Group of Birders spotting birds infront of Santa Maria Volcano.

Explore the Wonders of Guatemala’s Avifauna with Expert Guides


Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Guatemala’s birdlife, home to an astonishing 766 species, under the guidance of our passionate and knowledgeable guides. Our birding and nature tours are not just journeys; they dive deep into the heart of Guatemala’s diverse ecosystems. Every tour with our seasoned experts becomes an educational and thrilling adventure from the vibrant Goldman’s Warbler to the elusive Horned Guan.

Our guides, with their wealth of expertise, are dedicated to making your experience both enlightening and enjoyable, regardless of your birding background. They bring each bird’s story to life, sharing insights into their unique behaviors and habitats. Whether you’re a seasoned birder or just beginning to explore the world of avifauna, our guides will deepen your appreciation and understanding of these fascinating creatures.

Birdwatching tour in action as birders observe the diverse birds of Guatemala in the historic city of Antigua, with the majestic Agua volcano as a backdrop.

Tailor-Made Avian Adventures


Our service’s heart lies in understanding each traveler’s unique preferences and requirements. We craft bespoke birding expeditions and day tours, ideally suited for small groups and individual enthusiasts. Our professional team of local experts works closely with you to design itineraries that meet and exceed your expectations, aligning with your specific interests and birding proficiency.

Whether you’re an avid birder focused on rare species or a curious traveler eager to blend avian observation with immersive cultural encounters, we ensure your adventure is uniquely yours. Experience a journey that’s as diverse and remarkable as the landscapes and birds of Guatemala, tailored to your pace and passion.

A group engaged in one of the Photography tours in Guatemala, observing and capturing the endemic Goldman's Warbler, a unique bird of Guatemala's rich biodiversity.

Premier Birding Tours and Exceptional Photographic Journeys


Our company stands at the forefront of birding and photography expeditions and is renowned for our unwavering professionalism, dedication, and adaptability.

We specialize in creating seamlessly orchestrated tours where safety and comfort are paramount.

Each journey with us is a testament to our commitment to excellence, ensuring a superior experience for every birder.

This dedication to quality and detail has made us the preferred choice for birding enthusiasts visiting Guatemala.

Olive-backed Euphonia perched on a branch during our Birding in Guatemala tour.

Begin Your Birdwatching Adventure Today


Step into a world of stunning landscapes and discover various unique bird species. Our team tailors our specially crafted multi-day tours to meet the needs of both solo adventurers and private groups, including those passionate about bird photography.

With a simple click, secure your place on an unforgettable nature journey. Not only will you immerse yourself in the region’s rich cultural heritage, but you’ll also experience its vibrant birdlife up close—book now for a truly comprehensive and rewarding birdwatching experience.

Birding Tours in Guatemala: Explore the Biodiversity with Experts:

Why Birdwatching Guatemala:

  • Guatemala by Guatemalans
  • Destination Based Specialist
  • Certified Tour Operator
  • World Class Service at Local Rates
  • Custom -made Birding Trips
  • Flexibility
  • Safe Payments
  • 29+ Years In The Travel Market

Birdwatching Guatemala: Private Day Trips & Tours


Short birding getaways, ranging from single to multi-day birding tours, cater to those with limited travel time. Moreover, our trips are exclusively private and tailored to your specific needs. Whether you’re seeking a particular birding hotspot, aiming to spot a unique bird, or pursuing perfect photographs, we accommodate your goals. Additionally, half-day and full-day birding trips commence from major travel hubs like Antigua, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala City, Tikal, and Flores Peten.

El Pilar Birding Tour

A private birding day trip from Antigua or Guatemala City visiting El Pilar Reserve, a destination with a high degree of regional endemism located within the North Central American Highlands Zone.

Mirador Del Rey Tepepul

Rey Tepepul is found on the western slopes of the Atitlán volcano, with montane and subtropical humid forest areas inhabited by exciting bird species. The main target of this day tour is The Resplendent Quetzal.

Tikal Birding Tour

Tikal Park is one of the best places for birding; More than 400 species have been recorded within Tikal National Park, including 30 birds of prey and 60 migratory bird species.

Paquisis Volcano

Cerro or Paquisis volcano (“Paquisis hill”) encloses a micro-watershed at the top, where the observation of Horned Guan and other guans (Crested Guan, Highland Guan) is feasible.

Los Tarrales Reserve

Tarrales is a Natural Private Reserve situated in the southeast area of the Volcano of Atitlan, from 615 to 2.600 meters above sea level. This condition allows having a great variety of species in the same place.

Tecpan & Antigua

Tecpan & Antigua One–day birding trip is one of the best options for a day birding tour in the Guatemalan highlands, combining two effortless destinations located nearby Antigua.

Birding in Guatemala: Destinations

Top Getaways:
With a climate that shifts across landscapes, a vibrant Mayan culture, an enticing culinary scene, top-notch accommodations, and a diverse ecosystem housing over seven hundred species, Guatemala embodies a tapestry of diversity

Eco-Friendly Birdwatching Guatemala Tour Packages

Explore our Birding & Photography Tours 

Dive into the heart of Guatemala’s rich biodiversity with our meticulously curated tours led by seasoned expert guides. Encounter vibrant resident tropical birds in our verdant landscapes. Discover fascinating migratory species that find solace in our lush environments, promising a unique and memorable experience on each tour.

Inside Rainforest

5 days 4 nights

Discover Guatemala’s lowlands two the best destinations in the Peten province (Tropical Rainforest), Tikal and Las Guacamayas Station.

Guatemala Endemics

12 days 11 nights

Our tour combines the best destinations, including the best locations to appreciate ecosystems that inhabit endemic bird species.

Highlands & Mayan World

15 days 14 nights

Explore colorful destinations within the highlands and Peten province in the lowlands. Destinations that inhabit exciting bird species.

How many birds are there in Guatemala?

The country is home to 766 species of birds, spread across 83 families and 427 genera, with thirty-five species unique to the northern Central America region. Consequently, this regional diversity offers numerous opportunities to observe rare and beautiful bird species in their natural habitats while experiencing the country’s rich cultural and historical heritage.

Where to go for birding in Guatemala?

Most birding trips concentrate on four most important endemic regions of the country for birding…

Tour Style


Wildlife & Nature

Nature and Wildlife adventures that will take you through the main wildlife destinations, visiting the best ecoregions, national parks, and reserves.


Bird Photography

Our photography trips are a great way of experiencing nature and wildlife as their primary target will be the record of species mainly within their natural habitat.


Shore Excursions

Exclusive Shore Excursion from Puerto Quetzal in the Pacific and Puerto Santo Tomás in the Guatemalan Caribbean, where we can organize a fantastic birding tour.


Nature & Culture

Tour packages will take you through the region’s important wildlife and cultural destinations, including Antigua, Lake Atitlan, and Tikal National Park.

Birding News and Articles

Wine-throated Hummingbird perched on a branch, displaying its vibrant magenta throat feathers. Birding News and Articles

Wine-throated Hummingbird: Guatemala’s Tiniest Bird.

Birdwatching GuatemalaDiscover the Tiniest Bird of Guatemala: The Fascinating Wine-throated Hummingbird. Learn about the tiniest bird of Guatemala, the Wine-throated Hummingbird. Explore its habitat, feeding habits, and stunning features in this detailed guide. If...

Contact Guatemala Birding Tour Operator

Craft Your Birding Trip

    Travelers Feedback

    Birding Expeditions
    Martsam Travel
    Birding by Locals
    × Need help? Available from 08:00 to 21:00 Available on SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday