Bird Watching Tours

DAY 1

 

DAY 2

  • Arrival to Guatemala City
  • Stay at Eco Suites Uxlabil
  • Welcoming Cocktail and discussion on the visit itinerary and practical information
  • Overnight at Eco Suites Uxlabil
 
  • After early breakfast visit to the Cayalá park to observe birds 
  • Free time for lunch near the museum
  • After lunch visit to the Museum of Archeology
  • Visit to downtown of Guatemala City:  National Palace, Cathedral, Central Park and market.
  • Typical dinner downtown
  • Overnight at Eco Suites Uxlabil 

DAY 3

 

DAY 4

  • After breakfast transfer to Antigua Guatemala
  • Walking tour to monuments, churches, old houses, museums and Casa Santo Domingo
  • Free time for lunch
  • Dinner and overnight at  (Casa Le Fevre)…. 
 
  • After early breakfast
  • Coffee tour, coffee tasting and birdwatching at Finca Filadelfia
  • Free afternoon
  • Overnight at (Casa Le Fevre)…. 

DAY 5

 

DAY 6

  • Morning leave from Antigua to Pacaya Volcano
  • Birdwatching at the volcano site
  • Lunch time in Antigua
  • After lunch departure to San Juan La Laguna at lake Atitlán
  • Overnight and dinner at Eco Hotel Uxlabil Atitlán 
 
  • Early morning start ( 6am )
  • Birdwatching at the hotel surroundings
  • Tour to the community of San Juan La Laguna, to  buy arts and crafts, observe primitivistic painting, weaver's workshops, etc.
  • Dinner and overnight at Eco Hotel Uxlabil Atitlán 

DAY 7

 

DAY 8

  • Early morning start ( 6am )
  • Transfer to San Pedro Volcano natural reserve for birdwatching
  • Pick-nick lunch at the volcano's crater.
  • Optional horse ride back to the hotel
  • Free afternoon for leisure and kayaking
  • Curtural and farewell dinner (music and mayan ceremony)
  • Picture exhibit and discussion.
  • Overnight ad Eco Hotel Uxlabil Atitlán  
 
  • After breakfast boat trip to spot birds on the lake and the surrounding area and opportunity to visit Santiago Atitlán, alive culture and local crafts
  • Free time for lunch
  • After lunch leave to Quetzaltenango (2nd important city of Guatemala)
  • City tour at Quetzaltenango:  visit the cathedral, museum, local market
  • Late afternoon departure to Retalhuleu (pacific coast)
  • Dinner and overnight at IRTRA's 5 stars resort. 

DAY 9

 

DAY 10

  • After breakfast departure to pacific coast wetlands Cantón Guamuchal for birdwatching and photo taking.
  • Tak'alik Ab'aj Archaeological National Park for birdwatching
  • Overnight and dinner at IRTRA's resort. 
 
  • After breakfast leave to Monterrico
  • Boat trip to observe the environmental surroundings
  • Sea food lunch at the village
  • Dinner and overnight at selected hotel 

DAY 11

 

DAY 12

  • After early breakfast, departure to coffee farm
  • Birdwatching at the surrounding of the coffee farm
  • Lunch at the coffee farm
  • Afternoon birdwatching at the coffee farm
  • Dinner and overnight at coffee farm
 
  • After breakfast departure to Guatemala City
  • Picture exhibit and discussion.
  • Dinner and overnight at Eco Suites Uxlabil 

DAY 13

 

DAY 14

 
  • Breakfast outside the hotel
  • Shopping at the arts & crafts market near the airport prior to departure

OUR CONDITIONS:

    1. The tour includes lodging, breakfast and dinner, only the lunches mentioned are included.  It also includes: tour guides, transport, entrance fees to museums and parks.
    2. All meals served during this tour are going to be healthy according to biological food standards.   A glass of wine will be served with dinner, optionally.
    3. Tours can be booked on request, dates are flexible.
    4. Discount Policy:  

A 5% discount of the tour price would apply for 2 persons
A 10% discount of the tour price would apply for 3-4 persons
A 15% discount of the tour price would apply for 5-6 persons
A 20% discount of the tour price would apply for 7-10 persons

Booking regulations: By confirming your reservation, a deposit of 50% is required, and the balance has to be paid at the start of the tour.

Cancellation regulations: ????