15 days 14 nights birdwatching tour package.
We will visit the colorful destinations within Guatemala’s highlands and Peten province in Guatemala’s lowlands. Destinations that inhabit exciting bird species.
- All lodging at mentioned Eco-lodges or similar
- All meals
- All private ground transportation
- Boat transportation at Lake Atitlan and Las Guacamayas Biological Station
- Birdwatching specialized tour guide full time
- Reserve and parks entrance fees
- Round trip airline ticket
Gua – Flores – Gua
- International Flights
- Tips & Gratuities
- Non specified services
- Alcoholic beverages
- Day 1: Arrival
- Day 2: Finca El Pilar / Antigua
- Day 3: Tecpan / Huehuetenango
- Day 4: Todos Santos Cuchumatanes / Quetzaltenango
- Day 5: Fuentes Georginas / Tarrales Private Reserve
- Day 6: Los Tarrales Reserve
- Day 7: Los Tarrales / Santiago Atitlan
- Day 8: Volcan Paquisis / Santiago Atitlan
- Day 9: Rey Tepepul / Flight to Flores
- Day 10: Las Guacamayas Biological Station
- Day 11: El Peru Archaeological Site / Biological Station
- Day 12: Tikal National Park
- Day 13: Tikal National Park full day
- Day 14: Tikal National Park / Guatemala City
- Day 15: Back Home.
Day 1: Arrival!!!
Meet & greet at the International Airport La Aurora (Guatemala) and transportation to Antigua Guatemala.
Day 2: Finca El Pilar / Antigua
7:00 AM. Transfer to Agua Volcano slopes for birding. Afterward transfer to San Cristobal El Alto, birding, and breakfast in a local restaurant. Then, transfer to Finca El Pilar for birding in the hummingbird feeders and around the farm.
In the afternoon birding opportunity or cultural walking tour.
Day 3: Tecpan / Huehuetenango
6:00 am. Departure from Antigua Guatemala toward the Tecpan area. Breakfast in Tecpan
Bird watching tour in Tecpan Reserve where you will find interesting endemic species of the North Central American highlands.
Afternoon transfer to Huehuetenango
Day 4: Todos Santos Cuchumatanes / Quetzaltenango
Morning transfer to Todos Santos National Park (2 hours) in the quest of Goldman’s Warbler; this species will be our first endemic species and is located in a small area in Huehuetenango and easy to spot in this park.
Afternoon transfer to Quetzaltenango, after check-in birding at Las Fuentes Georginas.
Day 5: Fuentes Georginas / Tarrales Private Reserve
Morning birdwatching in the very humid sub-tropical forest at Fuentes Georginas
Midday transfer to Los Tarrales Private reserve
Afternoon birdwatching around the lodge at Los Tarrales
Day 6: Los Tarrales Reserve
Time for Coffee and transfer to the La Isla area at Volcan Atitlan slope for birding.
Afternoon birding tour around La Laguneta.
Day 7: Los Tarrales / Santiago Atitlan
Time for coffee and transfer to La Rinconada to enjoy another birding experience.
Midday transfer from Lake Atitlan to Santiago
Birdwatching around the lake in the afternoon
Day 8: Volcan Paquisis / Santiago Atitlan
Boat ride toward San Pedro La Laguna where we will climb San Pedro Volcano in the quest of Horned Guan and other interesting
Lunch will be served on the route (boxed lunch).
Note: tour to Paquisis Volcano requires a high effort; you can change this activity for Lake Tour by motorboat
Day 9: Rey Tepepul / Flight to Flores
Morning birdwatching at Rey Tepepul. This Park is located in Santiago Atitlan, on the western slopes of the Atitlan volcano.
11:00 AM. Transfer to the airport in time to catch your local flight to Flores
17:15 hrs, flight to Flores
Meet & Greet at the airport and transfer to your hotel
Day 10: Las Guacamayas Biological Station
After breakfast leaves Flores for approximately 3 hrs, the road proposes great birding opportunities. Upon your arrival, you will be received by the EBG staff.
Lunch and at 3:00 pm. birding tour around the base station ending at Las Guacamayas lookout.
Nighttime aquatic excursion
Day 11: El Peru Archaeological Site / Biological Station
5:00 am. Time for a coffee (breakfast on route). We will board our boat to the entrance of El Peru, where we will visit the most important nesting area of the scarlet macaw
Afternoon birdwatching around the Biological Station
Day 12: Tikal National Park
Early birdwatching around the river and the lodge
Midmorning transfer to Tikal National Park with a stop in Flores Island to have lunch
Sunset tour at Tikal National Park
Day 13: Tikal National Park full day
Early birdwatching Tour within Tikal National Park, Tikal is part of the nucleus areas of the Maya Biosphere Reserve, with a high level of conservation activities and research.
Midday archaeological tour
Day 14: Tikal National Park / Guatemala City
Morning second day to enjoy Tikal National Park
Midday transfer to El Remate, this village is located on the shore of Lake Peten Itza.
Lunch and birding around the lake
Afternoon transfer to Mundo Maya International Airport for a flight back to Guatemala City.
Meet & greet in Guatemala City and transfer to your hotel
Day 15: Back Home.
Breakfast and transfer to La Aurora International Airport in time to catch your international flight back home.
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We will visit Guatemala’s lowlands including two of the best destinations located within the Peten province (Tropical Rainforest) Tikal and Las Guacamayas Station.
This tour is a mixture of the best destinations in Guatemala including the best locations to appreciate ecosystems that inhabit endemic bird species.
Nature & Culture
This adventure expedition will take you through important wildlife and cultural destinations including Antigua Guatemala, Lake Atitlan, and Chichicastenango market.