Best bird watching on a private reserve. Experienced guide will ensure you see a large variety of unusual species native to Guatemala, plus many migratory species. Your best opportunity to see rare species from this area. A birding paradise.
What to Expect
Enjoy the best bird watching on an exclusive private reserve. Experienced guides will ensure you see a large variety of unusual species native to Guatemala, plus many migratory species from North America. This is your best opportunity to see rare species from this area, such as the Great Horned Guan. A birding paradise.
This package includes private transportation from your hotel or residence in Antigua or Panajachel. Upon your arrival at the nature reserve, you will have time to explore the area that includes a coffee plantation, exotic plant and flower nursery, and nature trails. Near sunset, you have a high likelihood of seeing local wild life.
Settle into your cabin or room in the main lodge before you enjoy a hearty home cooked meal. Explore the 100 year old main lodge and learn about its history. There are many old photos and mementos from the past that explain about the history of this area and the reserve.
Plan on getting to bed in time for a 5:30 am coffee and briefing by your guide. Pick up your box breakfast and set outside the lodge to scope the first birds of the day.
The birding tour will start immediately after coffee. The terrain is gentle and is an easy walk. The birding tour last until 11:00 am, and on most days you are assured to view 40 - 50 species. Light weight long sleeve shirts and pants are recommended.
After the tour, enjoy lunch (optional and not included) and prepare for your private transportation back to Antigua or Panajachel.
- Round trip transportation from Antigua or Panajachel. Professional birding tour with English speaking guide. One night accommodation (based on double occupancy), one dinner, one breafast.
What's Not Included
- Lunch on the second day
- Tips and gratuities (optional)
- Alcoholic beverages
Know Before You Go
Light weight long sleeve shirts and pants are recommended.