Manakin Nature Tours, the best birdwatching and wildlife photography tours in Colombia and Latin America.

Enjoy nature with us! Is not just Birding, are amazing nature holidays!


Enjoy nature with us!

Is not just Birding, are amazing nature holidays

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Costa Rica – Birding and Photography

Costa Rica – Birding and Photography

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Birding in Costa Rica is an extraordinary experience. With 1125 species the country offers great opportunities within relatively short distances, involving very diverse habitats, from sea level to high mountains. The following itinerary includes some of the most productive birding places, but also the chance of finding wildlife, tropical flora, and gigantic forest throughout the tour.

Key Species

Black Guan
Bronzy Hermit
Collared Forest-Falcon
Fiery- throated Hummingbird
Fork-tailed Emerald
Gray-headed Chachalaca
Gray-rumped Swift
Great Currasow
Green-fronted Lancebill
Lesser Swallow-tailed Swifts
Long-tailed Hermit
Long-tailed Silky-Flycatcher
Magenta-throated Woodstar
Mealy Parrots
Olive-backed Quail-Dove
Olive-throated Parakeet
Orange-chinned Parakeet
Red-lored Parrot
Resplendent Quetzal
Scarlet Macaws
Semiplumbeous Hawk
Short-billed Pigeon
Tiny Hawk


  • Costa Rica has perhaps the best logistics for nature tourism in all of Latin America, enjoying it is very easy

  • On this trip we will visit some of the most iconic birdwatching lodges in the country, an itinerary designed for true bird watchers.

  • Very comfortable locations and with very easy bird watching, you will not only enjoy the lodges and places to watch birds but also the culture, gastronomy, landscape and people

  • Being able to visit the best places to see the incredible Resplendent Quetzal, considered one of the most beautiful birds in the world

  • Lots of great bird photo opportunities, great bird feeder spots and easy sighting

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Departure / Return Location Aeropuerto Juan Santamaria - San Jose de Costa Rica IATA: SJO, OACI: MROC

Día 1. Llegada a San Jose de Costa Rica
Día 2. Transfer a Santa Helena Monteverde / Montaña Verde Lodge
Día 3. Monteverde Bosque de Niebla / Montaña Verde Lodge
Día 4. Transfer a Lago Lagarto en la Zona Volcánica / Lagarto Lodge
Día 5. Lago Lagarto tierras bajas del caribe / Lagarto Lodge
Día 6. Transfer a Caño Negro / Caño Negro Lodge
Día 7. Humedales de Caño Negro / Caño Negro Lodge
Día 8. Estacion de Investigación La Selva / La Selva Lodge
Día 9. Transfer to Sarapiqui y Scarlat Macaw Reserve / La Quinta Lodge
Día 10. Colibries de Cope Gardens / La Quinta Lodge
Día 11. Transfer a la montañas de Talamaca / Savegre Lodge
Día 12. Resplendent Quetzal place / Savegre Lodge
Día 13. Transfer al Parque Nacional / Punta Leona Lodge
Día 14. Rio Taracoles / Punta Leona Lodge
Día 15. Estuario Manglares de Guacalillo
Day 16. Regreso a Casa

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