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. The city itself includes a wealth of churches and ruins that enable you to experience a cultural immersion inside of the Guatemalan culture and history.
Bird watching in Antigua Guatemala is an excellent opportunity to discover the world of the birds of Guatemala, offering, 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 ) is situated mainly within the volcanic chain around Antigua Guatemala (Agua, Acatenango, the active Fuego, and Pacaya volcanoes); the altitude of this unique birding destination goes from 500 to 3,900 meters above sea level. The land is covered by diverse habitats such as farmland, forestry, coffee, avocado, medlar, and macadamia plantations, some pasture land, montane broadleaf, evergreen and pine-oak forest, among other.
Antigua Guatemala, one – day birding trip is a very attractive offer with a high degree of regional endemism located within the North Central American Highlands Zone.
During our day birding trip to Antigua Guatemala will visit different ecosystems and reserves where you could spot a substantial number of bird species such as:
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?
Birdwatch with limited time.
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