One Day Birding Trip
Availability: All year round
Guatemala as one as the best Central American bird watching destination has a high diversity of birds with a high degree of regional endemism located in four main zones.
Tecpan is located in the Central Highlands of Guatemala endemism zone, at an altitude of 2,286 meters above sea level and near to Iximche archeological site.
After 1 hour of travel from Antigua Guatemala (1:30 from Lake Atitlan approximately), we will arrive at this pine-oak forest that inhabits many exotic regional endemic bird species such as:
- Pink-headed Warbler (Cardellina versicolor)
- Rufous-browed Wren (Troglodytes rufociliatus)
- Mountain Trogon (Trogon mexicanus)
- Blue-throated Motmot (Aspatha gularis)
- Rufous-collared Robin (Turdus rufitorques)
- Yellow-eyed Junco (Junco phaeonotus)
- Green-throated Mountain-gem (Lampornis viridipallens)
- Amethyst-throated Hummingbird (Lampornis amethystinus)
- among others.
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 birdwatchers looking for the Guatemala highlands specialties.
Tecpan one day birding tour could easily be combined with another destination in Antigua Guatemala, improving the opportunity to increase the birds in your checklist.
This Tour Includes:
- Round trip Private transportation
- Entrance Fees to parks and nature reserves
- Purified water
- Bird watching specialist tour guide (English- Spanish speaking)
- Checklist of the birds of Guatemala
Meet and Greet for One – day birding trips:
Our uniformed birding tour guide and driver will pick you up (and drop off), at the hotel or lodging address provided in your tour confirmation.
Birding departures will be established according to season and birding destination.
Packing Ideas – What to bring?
- Small backpack
- Mosquito repellent
- Sun cream
- Hiking shoes
Birdwatch with limited time.
Flexibility is the key!
Do not worry, take a note that Birdwatching Guatemala is a tailor made birding company that offers birding excursions, starting from the most significant travel destinations, so let us know where you are, and your requirements, we can customize a personal birding trip for you
Cancellation or refund policy for day trips:
All deposits are completely refundable, except PayPal’s 5 % of charge.
To request your reimbursement, for a one-day birding trip, we need you to inform us 72 hours before the date of your excursion to cancel your reserve or to change the incoming time.
If you do not show up and your birding tour has not canceled before 72 hours, you will not have a right to refund. The deposit is not refunded as we need to cover the cost of transportation, driver and other expenses that we have set aside for you and your group. In the case of last- minute cancellations; there is no reimbursement.