This tour is a mixture of the best destinations in Guatemala including the best locations to appreciate endemic bird species.
We will visit Guatemala’s center highlands (Mountain Forest) and Peten (Tropical Rainforest) in Guatemala’s lowlands.
Meet & greet at the International Airport La Aurora (Guatemala) and transportation to Antigua Guatemala.
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.
6:00 am. Departure from Antigua Guatemala toward 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
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.
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
Time for Coffee and transfer to La Isla area at Volcan Atitlan slope for birding.
Afternoon birding tour around La Laguneta.
Time for coffee and transfer to La Rinconada to enjoy another birding experience.
Midday transfer to Lake Atitlan to Santiago
Birdwatching around the lake in the afternoon
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
Morning birdwatching at Rey Tepepul, this Park is located in Santiago Atitlan, in 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
After breakfast leaves Flores for a trip of approximately 3 hrs. The whole road proposes great birding opportunity. At 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
5:00 am. Time for a coffee (breakfast on route) We will board our boat to the entrance of for El Peru, where we will visit the most important nesting area of the scarlet macaw
Afternoon birdwatching around the Biological Station
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
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
Morning second day to enjoy Tikal National Park
Midday transfer to El Remate, this village is located in the shore of the Lake Peten Itza
Lunch and birding around the lake
Afternoon transfer to Mundo Maya International Airport to take a flight back to Guatemala City.
Meet & greet in Guatemala City and transfer to your hotel
Breakfast and transfer to La Aurora International Airport in time to catch your international flight back home.
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