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!

Image Alt

Northeast Brazil – Caatinga and Atlantic Forest

Northeast Brazil – Caatinga and Atlantic Forest

per person

Brazil is a wonderful country, with more than 8,516,000 km², being one of the 5 countries with the largest territorial extension, with six biomes with different characteristics: Amazon, Caatinga, Cerrado, Pantanal, Atlantic Forest and Pampa, making it one of the great bird watching and wildlife destinations! A country with a rich biodiversity and happy and hospitable people! This tour covered 16 days in one of the most beautiful regions of Brazil – Northeast, we found many rare and endemic birds, and we met people who are making an effort to conserve Brazilian birds and who are being great protagonists in their projects, exciting and fun moments. that remain etched in our minds.

Key Species

Araripe Manakin
Caatinga Cacholote
Great Xenops
Caatinga Antwren
Stripe-backed Antbird
Silvery-cheeked Antshrike
White-browed Antpitta
Lear’s Macaws
Blue-crowned Parakeet
Cactus Parakeet
Bahia Wagtail-Tyrant
Hooded Visorbearer
Sincora Antwren
East Brazilian Chachalaca
White-shouldered Fire-eye
Ceara Gnateater
Spotted Piculet
Gilt-edged Tanager
Cinnamon Tanager
Channel-billed Toucan
Slender Antbird
Ruby Topaz
Scale-throated Hermit
Amethyst Woodstar
Rio de Janeiro Antbird
Gray-hooded Attila
Black-billed Scythebill
Bahia Spinetail
Rufous-headed Tanager
Black-goggled Tanager
 Pin-talied Manakin
Black-throated Grosbeak
Red-necked Tanager
Green-headed Tanager
Blue-backed Manakin
Golden-capped Parakeet
Maroon-faced Parakeet
Yellow-throated Woodpecker
Spot-billed Toucanet
Swallow-tailed Manakin
Banded Cotinga
Hook-billed Hermit
Black-headed Berryeater
Ochre-marked Parakeet
White-crowned Manakin
Red-headed Manakin
Kinglet Manakin
White-winged Potoo


  • Araripe Manakin – one of the rarest makakin in the world!

  • We will visit the biological reserve of canudos, sanctuaries of Lear’s Macaws!

  • Chapada Diamantina, is a bird’s paradise, with more than 360 registered species!

  • We will visit areas of endemism in the transition between Caatinga and Mata Atlantica!

  • Destination
  • Departure / Return Location
    São Paulo: GRU Airport / São Paulo: GRU Airport
  • Tour Code
    Casual. Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking shoes.
  • Included
    Accomodation in Double Room
    All 4x4 vehicules or boats
    All domestic flights
    All ground private transportation
    All meals B-L-D
    Colombian Event Insurance
    Entrances to all natural reserves
    Hot drinks
    Private transfer Airport - hotel - aiport
    Professional Private Birding Guide
    Professional Private Driver
    Single room - adicional pay
    Snaks and water
    Soda or juice with each meal
    Vegan and Vegetarian menus
  • Not Included
    Activities not included in the itinerary
    Alcoholic drinks
    Extensions of a trip due to circumstances beyond our control
    International flights and taxes
    International phone calls
    Laundry service
    Medical expenses (not covered for evet insurance)
    Room service
    Tips or gratuity

Day 1. Arrival at Guarulhos International Airport / Panamby Hotel
Day 2. Flight to Juazeiro do Norte and Birding Araripe Manakin / Sitio Pau Preto
Day 3. Birding Sitio Pau Preto  / Sitio Pau Preto
Day 4. Transfer to Canudos - Birding on road / Biological Station Canudos
Day 5. Lear's Macaws Day / Biological Station Canudos
Day 6. Transfer to Lençois / Canto das Aguas
Day 7. Chapada Diamantina Birding / Canto das Aguas
Day 8. Transfer Boa Nova / Pousada Sande
Day 9. Birding Lajedo dos Beija Flores / Pousada Sande
Day 10. Birding Boa Nova and transfer Camacan / Reserva Serra Bonita
Day 11. Birding Atlantic Forest / Reserva Serra Bonita
Day 12. Birding Atlantic Forest / Reserva Serra Bonita
Day 13. Birding Estação Veracel / BestWester
Day 15. Birding Estação Veracel / BestWester
Day 16. Flight to Guarulhos - International flight home from Guarulhos

Tour Review Scores and Score Breakdown

Value for Money

Write a review

You don't have permission to register
Open chat
Need Help?
Do you have questions?
What interests you?
Select the topics of interest on which
you want to receive news: