A broad range of colors, dramatic landscape and deeply entrenched Maya culture of this area delivers a powerful and overwhelming experience for visitors and birders.
Majestically evergreen volcanoes and turquoise blue waters embellish the magnificent Lake Atitlan, a birding hotspot located within the GT015 IBA.
This important bird area has an altitude that goes from 500 to 3500 meters above sea level, with different habitats such as farmland, coffee plantations, urban areas, montane broadleaf evergreen, and pine-oak forest among other.
Our one-day birding tours in Atitlan is operated mainly around parks, nature reserves, and private properties within the highlands of northern Central America endemism zone; this is an important bird watching destination with a high degree of regional endemism.
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Lake Atitlan One Day Birding Trip & Tours
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.