Antigua Guatemala Birding Tour
Antigua Guatemala Birding Tour: Experience the vibrant birdlife in the heart of Guatemala’s historic city. Join us for a unique adventure exploring diverse species and breathtaking landscapes
Antigua Guatemala World Cultural Heritage Site by UNESCO attracts travelers to its cobblestone avenues by a high number.
There are several activities for the vacationer to enjoy while vacationing in Antigua. First, the city includes a wealth of churches and ruins that enable you to experience a cultural immersion inside Guatemalan culture and history.
Birdwatching in Antigua Guatemala is an excellent opportunity to discover the world of the birds of Guatemala.
This world heritage destination offers easy and exciting birding activities inside nature reserves and private properties located just 10 minutes from the main square or 1 hour from Guatemala City.
Antigua Guatemala, Important Bird Area (IBA – GT016 )
This IBA lies primarily within the volcanic chain around Antigua Guatemala (Agua, Acatenango, and the active volcanoes of Fuego and Pacaya).
The altitude of this unique birding destination goes from 500 to 3,900 meters above sea level.
The soil includes various habitats such as crops, forestry, coffee, avocado, medlar, and macadamia plantations.
Also, there are some grasslands, montane broadleaf forests, and evergreen and pine-oak forests, among others.
Antigua Guatemala, a birding tour is a beautiful offer with a high degree of regional endemism within the North Central American Highlands Zone.
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Birding Day Tours From Antigua Guatemala
El Pilar Birding Tour
A private birding day trip from Antigua Guatemala or Guatemala city visiting El Pilar Reserve, a destination with a high degree of regional endemism located within the North Central American Highlands Zone.
Our Pink-headed Warbler one day birding trip is operated in this small region located in the mountain forest biome of Tecpan, a very attractive and effortless destination for birders looking for the highlands specialties.
El Mirador del Rey Tepepul
This reserve 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.
The 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 Nature 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 Guatemala 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.