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Birding Tour in Machu Picchu, Abra Malaga and Huacarpay Lake 4 Days and 3 Nights

Birding in Machu Picchu, Abra Malaga and Huacarpay Lake 4 Days and 3 Nights

DAY 1: Cusco – Ollantaytambo – Machu Picchu

We will pick you up early from your hotel, we will drive to Poroy Train Station and we will take the train to Aguas Calientes Pueblo for about 4 hours. After arrival we look for some endemics species like, Inca Wren Masked Fruiteater, Variable Antshrike, Plain Xenop, Streaked Xenop, Streaked Tuftedcheek, Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch, Highland Motmot, Musician Wren, Golden-Olive Woodpecker, Crimson Mantled Woodpecker, Black Streaked Puffbird, Masked Trogon, Buff-Tailed Sicklebill. In the Urubamba River, we will look for Torrent Ducks and White-capped Dipper and Others. White-tipped Swifts will be flying overhead. Later, travel back to the Hotel.

DAY 2: Machu Picchu – Ollantaytambo

This day very early we will take the bus to Machu Picchu archeological site, in 2 hours we will visit all the complex, then we will have a great chances to see many birds species like White-Bellied Hummingbird, Green and white Hummingbird, Collared Inca, Ocellated Piculet, Mottle-Cheeked-Tyrannulet, Sclater’s Tyrannulet and some others species. During the afternoon descend by bus to Aguas Calientes then catch the Train to Ollantaytambo, where there is the intermontane Valley habitat, we might see Bearded Mountaineer, Torrent Tyrannulet, Black Phoebe, Giant Hummingbird, We spend the night at the hotel in Ollantaytambo.

DAY 3: Ollantaytambo – Abra Málaga – Carrizales – Cusco

We are going to depart early by bus for 1 hour to Abra Malaga, (4316 mt) the habitat is the Grassland Paramo and Polylepis forest we will look for Royal Cinclodes, Cordilleran Canastero, Bright-Rumped Yellow Finch, White-Winged Duica Finch, Junín Canastero, White-Tufted Sunbeam, Stripe-Headed Antpitta, with good luck we might the majestic Andean Condor flying overhead. Continuing down the road to Carrizales we will look for Cusco-Brush Finch, Parodis Hemispingus, Marcapata Spinetail and some others species, At late afternoon we will drive back to Cusco, arriving approximately 6:00 pm, at the hotel in Cusco.

DAY 4: Cusco – Huacarpay Lake

Huacarpay is a great place for watching birds, this Lake is located at 40 minutes drive from Cusco, The habitat is marsh, wetland where we will look for Bearded Mountaineer, Colored Rush Tyrant, Wren-like Rushbird, Cinereous Harrier, many species of Ducks, Teals and Crakes , Birding activities will be in the morning, then we will drive back to Cusco.

What is included for the Birdwaching Tours in Machu Picchu?

  1. Private tourist bus
  2. Rubber boots
  3. Rain poncho
  4. Duffle bag for personal belongings
  5. All accommodations and Lodges
  6. Bird-Specialist guide
  7. Mineral water all the time
  8. First aid kit
  9. 3 meals per day included a vegetarian option
  10. Snacks

What you need to take for the Birdwaching Tours in Machu Picchu?

  • Good Birding- binocular (you could rent with us, we have 10×42)
  • Camera with extra batteries, if you like taking pictures take telephoto lens of 400mm
  • Flashlight with extra batteries
  • Repellent with a minimum of 30-40% DEET
  • Daypack
  • Pocket money
  • Water bottle
  • Sun hat
  • Long-sleeved T-shirt
  • Cotton thick socks
  • Dark color clothes

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