Experience the best of both worlds as you explore birding destinations on off-the-beaten paths while exploring new cultures on this 10 days birding tour.
- Trip Outline
- Trip Includes
- Trip Excludes
Guyana birds tour includes a unique blend of culture, nature, and adventure. Discover new birding destinations off the beaten paths while exploring new cultures on this 10 days birding tour.
Explore birding habitats in the capital city- Georgetown, Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve, and Karanambu Ranch. Search for the Magnificent Frigate birds, Brown Pelicans, Black-crowned Night Heron, Yellow-crowned Heron, and Little Blue Heron in the city on any day. In addition, sightings of Jabiru Storks, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks Black Skimmers, Boat-billed Herons, Muscovy Ducks, Black-necked Aracari, Screaming Piha, Grey-chinned Hermit, Crested Oropendola are common at Iwokrama and Karanambu.
Besides these birds, you will also see many other species, including Wattled Ibis; Red-legged Seriema; Fulvous Whistling Duck; Blue-winged Teal; Green Ibis; American Avocet; Great Egret; White Ibis; Snowy Egret, and more.
This tour itinerary is jam-packed with new birding destinations and adventures.
You'll explore the capital city, Georgetown, Iwokrama Rainforest Reserve, Karanambu Ranch, and Sloth Island in search of the many beautiful species of bird inhabitants of Guyana.
Fly to Guyana
You will be met and transferred to your hotel upon arrival at the airport.
Overnight at Status hotel.
Birding in the Botanical Gardens
At dawn, you will get a whole birding experience at the botanical gardens in the heart of Georgetown. Here, you may spot species such as:
- Brown Pelicans
- Solitary Sandpipers
- Neotropic Cormorants
- Magnificent Frigate Birds
- Long-winged Harrier
- Snail (Everglade) Kite
- Roadside Hawk
- Rufous Crab Hawk
- White-tailed Hawk
- Zone-tailed Hawk
- Southern Lapwing
- Semipalmated Plover
- and Laughing Gull
We then travel to the Mahaica River in the afternoon to spot the Hoatzin.
Return to the hotel for overnight. (B)
At 7:15 am, we will travel to the airport for our flight to Lethem. Transfer by bus to Karanambu Ranch, where we will spend 2 nights.
On our guided tours we will most likely see Jabiru Stork, Great Egret, Agami Heron and Great Blue Heron, Great and the Lesser Ani.
Red Cap Cardinal, Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Quail, Southern Lapwing and Savannah Hawk.
Kingfishers, Green Ibis, Snowy Egrets and Boat Bill Heron.
Purple Gallinule and Wattled Jacana.
Meals: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Overnight at Karanambu Lodge
After an early morning excursion on the river, we will depart for Iwokrama.
We will likely spot Cocoi and Capped Herons, Black Skimmer, Pied Lapwing, Terns, Anhinga, Red-throated Caracara, Spix’s Guan, Collared Trogon, Chestnut, Golden-collared, Golden-green and Ringed, Eastern Slaty-Antshrike, and Sooty-headed Tyrannulet. In addition, our evening boat ride could reveal several Black Caiman, Nightjars and Potoos.
The next day, we depart on a 30-minute boat ride to the foot of Turtle Mountain for a hike to its 951-foot (290-meter) summit. You can also spot Red howlers, black spiders, and wedge-capped capuchins.
We'll spot Black-necked Aracari, Screaming Piha, Grey-chinned Hermit, Crested Oropendola, Jabiru Storks, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks, Black Skimmers, Herons, and Muscovy Ducks along nearby trails.
Meals provided: (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
Overnight at Iwokram River Lodge
At dawn, we leave for Lethem while looking out for Black Curassow, Marail Guan, Gray-winged Trumpeter, White Bellbird, Pompadour Cotinga, Blue-cheeked Parrot, Rose-breasted Chat and Blue-backed Tanager.
Fly to Georgetown and transfer to our hotel. This afternoon boat cruise will reveal Scarlet ibises and herons.
Meals included: (Breakfast)
Overnight at Status hotel.
At 9:00 am, we depart Georgetown and travel to Parika. Next, we will join a boat and travel to Sloth Island. In 2014, locals spotted the Happy Eagle on the island.
And then, in the afternoon, we will visit Parrot Island to see hundreds of parrots as they come in to roost.
The next day, we will explore the island trails and nearby Amerindian village for species such as:
- Rufescent Tiger and Cocoi Heron,
- Great Egret, Green Ibis, White-necked Jacobin,
- Rufous-throated Sapphire, Black-eared Fairy,
- Crimson Topaz, White-necked Puffbird,
- Pied Puffbird, Curve-billed Scythebill, Cayenne Jay,
- Green-tailed and Paradise Jacamar, Green Aracari,
- Guiana Toucanette and Channel-bill Toucan
Meals included: (BLD)
Overnight at Sloth Island Nature Resort
Depart Sloth Island after breakfast and continue to Georgetown. Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Meals included: (B)
No details found.
No details found.
No Details Found