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Birding with A Purpose
Supporting People, Protecting Our Natural World

Birdwatching Guatemala is proud that National Audubon Society – Asociacion Vivamos Mejor, has chosen our bird guides directors in Guatemala and Belize respectively, Maynor Ovando and Roni Martinez as trainers of their projects in Guatemala and Belize.

Due to the compatibility of our responsible policies and the Audubon project training young people in Lake Atitlan and Belize, we involve in the commitment to improve the lives of this new birders.

Birdwatching Guatemala acquires the commitment of continue supporting the new local tour guides bringing opportunities through birding ensuring a new way of life and the responsibility to protect the habitat of threatened birds and wildlife in general.

We propose the following itineraries that will be guided by teachers and new birder guides, guaranteeing the quality of the tours, birding with authentic local experts, while you will enjoy a birding with a purpose, so let’s go birding!

Birding Specials

Bird watching Tours Guatemala

Bird Watching Guatemala is specialized Birding branch of Martsam Travel, a reliable Guatemalan full service Tour Operator with 24 successful years in the travel industry of the Mayan World.

We are a prime 100 % Guatemalan Tailor Made Tour Operator and Destination Management Company (DMC), distinguished for our professionalism, commitment, flexibility, and quality of our bird watching day tours, birding trips, photography and nature expeditions in Guatemala.

We are certified by the Guatemalan Tourism Commission (INGUAT), a member of the Guatemalan Tourism Chamber (CAMTUR), the Canadian- Guatemalan Chamber of Commerce (CANCHAM), and the American Birding Association (ABA).

We specialize in customizing bird watching day tours and birding trips in Guatemala for small groups and independent travelers, providing excellent accommodation in inspiring locations, local food, transportation, and professional bird guides and drivers.

For avid birdwatchers, we organize birding target trips based on their requirements, for a beginner birder, we will plan a personal and unique itinerary where will be able to learn about the birds of Guatemala and our amazing natural world.

Please feel free to contact us, and a group of local bird watching experts will assist you step by step in customizing your birding trips or helping with your inquiries about birds, destinations, lodging and technical questions about this exotic bird paradise called Guatemala.


Scientific knowledge of bird populations: We design bird watching day tours and birding trips, based on biological research on bird population and integrate the best possibilities to watch endemic and rare birds alongside the aim of the sighting as many species as possible.

Best Trained Tour Guides

Best value of our tours is the deep knowledge of our bird guides, drivers, and staff at the office. All of them have a long background of field work and best training. Culture & nature are part of their lives so they’re the best birders to make you live the best bird watching experiences.

740 Bird Species

Biological diversity has enabled Guatemala to stand among the 25 countries with the most variety of natural resources in the world. Millions of species living in its varied ecosystems, 740 species of birds, mammals like the jaguar, tapir and a variety of reptiles and insects.

Guatemala Birdwatching Tours


Guatemala Highland Getaways

9 Days

The goal of this birding tour is to register the regional endemics of Guatemala such as Pink-headed Warbler, Horned Guan


Highlands and Mayan World

13 Days

This tour is a mixture of the best birdwatching destinations in Guatemala including the best locations


Inside Rainforest

5 Days

Enjoy this fascinating birding tour developed in two of the best birding locations in the Guatemala’s lowlands


The Quetzal Quest

3 Days

Fascinate birding adventure in the cloud forest of Guatemala visiting, the biological Corridor of the Resplendent Quetzal


Birding Breaks
& One – day birding trips in Guatemala

BIRDWATCHING GUATEMALA provides short birding breaks in different regions of Guatemala, from one to three days birding trips, designed for people traveling in Guatemala for just a little time or businesses.

Our bird watching trips are operated on a private basis, tailored according to your requirements, visiting a specific birding hotspot, looking for a unique target or even with the goal of great pictures.

Our bird watching breaks and oneday birding trips start from the main travel destinations in Guatemala, such as: Antigua Guatemala – Lake Atitlan -Guatemala City – Quetzaltenango – Flores, Peten – Coban

+502 7832 2742
(305) 395 3935
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Best Seller Guatemala One-Day Birding Trips

Customize Your Next
Guatemala Birding Adventure

Tell us about your target list and dates, and we will suggest a bespoke itinerary.

A group of local experts will assist you step by step in planning your trip or helping with your inquiries about birds, destinations, lodging and technical questions about this fantastic bird paradise called Guatemala.

Amazing Birding Ideas for you!

Birding and Culture

A fantastic birding and cultural immertion

Birding Shore Excursions

Private birding shore excursions

Photography Tours

Unique birds, amazing landscapes and live culture

Martsam Travel
American Birding Association Member
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