Cundinamarca (Gyrola & Observatorio De Colibries)
You might think that in a metropolis like Bogotá, bird watching is almost impossible, however in Colombia, the country with the highest number of bird species in the world, this is not the case. Just a few hours away from the capital, it is possible to find truly incredible places with unique and amazing biodiversity. We will explore places close to the city with beautiful lodges, first-class service and some hundreds of beautiful birds and for sure, many hummingbirds!. You will experience an unforgettable perfect trip, especially for those who want a relaxed manner and easy pace bird watching time.
Because this is a Relaxed and Easy Tour (R&E), there is no physically demanding activity as the hikes will be on flat and open roads. If an interesting bird is found, then we might explore the interior of the forest or attempt to enter a trail for a very short distance. The day starts with breakfast usually at 6:30 am leaving to field around 7:00 am. On days when we are not driving, we will offer a midday break and a birding resume for a few hours in the afternoon. Every hotel gives you the choice to join the birding group or to stay enjoying the birds around as well as other attractions like pools, gardens, and trails among others. The tour is designed for beginners to intermediate bird watchers and those desiring a more relaxed pace. Here, birding is at the leisure of the clients’ wishes.
|Black-billed Mountain Toucan|
Departure / Return Location
Bogota DC IATA: BOG / Bogota DC IATA: BOG
All our "Easy & Comfortable" easy and comfortable bird watching and culture tours. There is no physically demanding activity and all the walks will be on flat and open roads, we will take a smooth pace in our days while we enjoy the birds and we learn through local experience. Sometimes we might explore the interior of the forest or try to enter a trail for a very short distance if an interesting bird is found. Breakfast is generally offered at 6:30 a.m. and we went out to the field around 7:00 a.m. Usually we will always have a break at noon and we will resume bird watching for a few hours in the afternoon. All hotels are selected so that people have the option of going with the group to scheduled bird watching or staying at the hotel and enjoying the birds around them or other attractions such as swimming pools, gardens, trails, etc. Regarding some schedules and plans, this tour is designed for beginner and intermediate bird watchers and those who want a more relaxed pace. Bird watching is free from the wishes and rhythm of the clients.
Accomodation in Double RoomAll 4x4 vehicules or boatsAll domestic flightsAll ground private transportationAll meals B-L-DEntrances to all natural reservesHot drinksPrivate transfer Airport - hotel - aiportProfessional Private Birding GuideProfessional Private DriverSingle room - adicional paySnaks and waterSoda or juice with each mealVegan and Vegetarian menus
Activities not included in the itineraryAlcoholic drinksColombian Event InsuranceExtensions of a trip due to circumstances beyond our controlInternational flights and taxesInternational phone callsLaundry serviceMedical expenses (not covered for evet insurance)Room serviceTips or gratuityToiletries
Day 1. Arrival to Bogota / Night in Hilton Garden
Day 2. Florida Park & Enchanted Garden, transfer to La Mesa / Gyrola Birding Lodge
Day 3. Mutis Reserve & Camino de Tena all day / Gyrola Birding Lodge
Day 4. Mana Dulce Reserve / Gyrola Birding Lodge
Day 5. Laguna Pedro Palo Reserve, transfer Honda / Waka Hotel
Day 6. El Triunfo Natural Reserve / Waka Hotel
Day 7. Bellavista Natural Reserve & Marquita-Victoria Road / Waka Hotel
Day 8. After breakfast, we will visit Laguna El Tabacal Park, transfer to Guasca / Observatorio de Colibries
Day 9. Chingaza National Park / Observatorio de Colibries
Day 10. Bosque Guajira & La Calera Hummingbird Garden, transfer to Bogota / Night in Hilton Garden
Day 11. International Flight home from Bogotá