£169 9 Hours
Bogota Birding Day Tour
Birding Day Tour Outside Colombia’s Capital
During this birding day tour in Bogota you will have the opportunity to visit Chingaza Natural Park and its surroundings. This area is famous for its spectacular scenery of montane elfin forest and paramo. Plus, this is where you can find most of the Eastern Andean highland (near) endemic bird species. We will also visit a quaint hummingbird observatory to spend a few hours enjoying more than 14 species of hummingbirds feeding in the gardens surrounding the Spanish-style house. You will also enjoy a delicious traditional Colombian lunch before we take you back to the city.
Departure Time: 5 am Monday - Sunday
EXPERIENCE TYPE Birding and Eco-Tourism
Bogota Birding Day Tour Highlights
Chingaza National Natural Park
We will pick you up from your hotel and transfer you to Chingaza National Natural Park, an Important Bird Area (IBA) about 2 hours outside of Bogota. The park is located in the mountains and outside of the city offering easy access to good montane elfin forest and paramo.You will spend about 4 hours at Chingaza with an expert guide where you could see the majestic Andean Condor, Cauca Guan (Penelope perspicax), Brown-breasted Parakeet (Pyrrhura calliptera), Green-bearded Helmetcrest (Oxypogon guerinii), Silvery-throated Spinetail (Synallaxis subpudica) amongst other endemic bird species.
Afterwards Chingaza, we will transfer you to La Calera to visit a beautiful hummingbird observatory. The “Observatorio de Colibries” is located on a beautiful property in the mountains that also has pretty gardens and Spanish colonial architecture. Watch these colourful creatures flit around in the quaint courtyard of this grand old observatory snuggled between the mountains. More than 16 hummingbird species can be spotted here. Enjoy the tranquility of this area and watch hummingbirds zoom by your head while enjoying a nice cup of Colombian coffee. We will also take you to eat a traditional Colombian lunch, where you will learn a little more about Colombian culture before returning to Bogota.
- Transfer to and from the hotel
- Light breakfast
- English-speaking birding expert/guide
- Entry tickets to the natural park and observatory mentioned in the itinerary
- Traditional Colombian lunch
WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED
- Any other personal expenses and tips