Strange-tailed Tyrant, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, Black-and-white Monjita, Jabiru, Marsh Seedeater (only in the summer), Crested Doradito, Southern Screamer, Rufescent Tiger-heron, Giant Woodrail, Black-capped Donacobius, Scarlet-headed Blackbird, Yellow Cardinal, Brown Cacholote, Scimitar-billed Woodcreeper, Little Thornbird, TuftedTit-spinetail, Cream-backed Woodpecker, Wedge-tailed and Lesser Grassfinch,Great Pampa Finch, Long-tailed Reedfinch, Greater Rhea, Red-winged Tinamou and Bearded Tachuri, White-headed Marsh-tyrant, Great Black Hawk Ringed, Amazon and Green kingfishers, Saffron-cowled Blackbird, Ochre-breasted Pipit, Sickle-winged Nightjar, Sharp-tailed Tyrant, Vinaceous-breasted Parrot,Canebrake Groundcreeper, Araucaria Tit-spinetail, Stygian Owls, White-bearded Antshrike, Helmeted Woodpecker, Black-billed Scythebill, Planalto Tyrannulet,Long-trained Nightjar, Red-breasted Toucan, Swallow-tailed (or “Blue”) Manakin, Black-throated Grosbeak, Bay-ringed Tyrannulet, Planalto Tapaculo, Spotted Bamboowren, White-shouldered Fire-Eye, Bertoni’s Antbird, Dusky-tailed Antbird,Streak-capped Antwren, Tufted Antshrike, Giant Antshrike, King Vulture,Black-and-white Hawk-Eagle, Ornate Hawk-Eagle, Tawny-browed Owl, Rusty-barred Owl, Black-fronted Piping-Guan, White-bearded Manakin, Band-tailed Manakin,Surucua Trogon, Black-throated Trogon, Blond-crested Woodpecker, Robust Woodpecker, Ochre-collared Piculet, Green Ibis, Spot-backed Antshrike,Buff-bellied Puffbird, Spot-billed Toucanet, Rufous-capped Motmots, Common Potoos, Pauraques, Semicollared Nighthawks, Black-capped Screech Owls and Mottled Owls, Planalto Hermit, Black Jacobin, Black-throated Mango, Violet-capped Woodnymph, Versicolored Emerald, Swallow-tailed Hummingbird, Andean Condors, King Vulture, Red-legged and Black-legged Seriemas, Chaco Puffbird, Chaco Chachalaca, Tucuman Parrot, Large-tailed Dove, Golden-olive Woodpecker and Black-backed Grosbeak,Yellow-striped Brush-Finch, White-browed Tapaculo, “santabarbaerae” subspecies,White-rumped Hawk, Zone-tailed Hawk, Rufous-thighed Kite, Collared Forest-Falcon, Black-and-chestnut Eagle and Orange-breasted Falcon, Red-tailed Comet, Toco Toucan, Cream-backed Woodpecker and Golden-collared Macaw, Black-banded Owl, Spectacled Owl, Buff-fronted Owl and Hoy’s Screech-Owl.Huayco Tinamou, White-throated Antpitta, Spotted Nightingale-Thrush, Fulvous-headed Brush-Finch, Spot-breasted Thornbird, Yungas Manakin (species recently found in Argentina), Solitary Eagle, Amazonian Motmot, Blue-crowned Trogon, Giant Antshrike (“cinerea”subspecies), Torrent Duck, Red-faced Guan, Rufous-throated Dipper, Lyre-tailedNightjar, Gray-hooded Parakeet, Creamy-breasted Canastero, Brown-backed Mockingbird, Greenish Yellow-Finch and Black-hooded Sierra-Finch, Chilean,Andean and James’s. Puna Rhea, Puna Tinamou, Andean Tinamou, Puna Ibis, PunaTeal, Andean Goose, Andean Coot, Andean Avocet, Andean Lapwing, Puna Plover,Andean Gull, Andean Hillstar, Andean Flicker, Puna Miner, Puna Canastero,Andean Negrito, Giant and Horned Coots, Wedge-tailed Hillstar, Citron-headed Yellow-Finch and Bare-faced Ground-Dove, Giant Hummingbird, Red-backed Sierra-Finch, Diademed Sandpiper-plover, Slender-billed Miner, Puna Tinamou.
Marsh Deer, Capybaras, Neotropical River Otters, Maned Wolf, Giant Anteater, Black Capuchin Monkey, South American Coati.Vicuñas, Culpeo Foxes and Mountain Viscachas.
DAY 1: Arrival in Posadas airport and transfer to Colonia Carlos Pellegrini (with birding stops in search of Strange-tailed Tyrant, Yellow Cardinal and others). Check-in at the lodge, lunch and afternoon birding the trails around the Interpretation Centre of Ibera Provincial Park. Dinner and night at the lodge.
DAY 2: Early breakfast and boat tour in Laguna Ibera in search of wetland specialties. Lunch at the hotel and PM birding in southern access to Ibera marshes, in search of grassland specialties. Dinner and night at the lodge.
DAY 3: Early breakfast and birding tour to Camba Trapo in search of Yellow Cardinal, Jabiru and Black-and-white Monjita. Transfer to a traditional Estancia. PM birding and night at Estancia.
DAY 4: Full day birding in Estancia. Night at Estancia.
DAY 5: Early breakfast and transfer to San Pedro (Misiones). Birding in La Araucaria Provincial Park. Night in San Pedro.
DAY 6: Early morning transfer to Cruce Caballero Provincial Park (birding here until the afternoon). Transfer to Birding lodge. Night at the lodge.
DAY 7: Full day birding in special Birding lodge. Night at the Lodge.
DAY 8: Morning tour to Urugua-i Provincial Park. Afternoon transfer to another lodge with other specialities. PM birding at the lodge. Night in the lodge.
DAY 9: Full day birding at lodge. Night in the lodge.
DAY 10: AM transfer to Puerto Iguazú, birding along route 101, cross Iguazu National Park. PM visit to Iguazu falls. Night in Puerto Iguazú.
DAY 11: AM visit to the Hummingbird Garden (in Puerto Iguazú). PM flight connection to Salta airport. Transfer to a private reserve & lodge with birding stop in Dry Chaco forest area. Night at private reserve.
DAY 12: Full day birding in a private reserve and surroundings. Night at reserve.
DAY 13: Full day birding in the private reserve and surroundings. Night at reserve.
DAY 14: Birding transfer to Calilegua. Full day birding in higher part of Calilegua National Park and surroundings. Night in Calilegua (Hostel).
DAY 15: Half day birding in lower part of Calilegua National Park. Transfer to Yala. Nocturnal birding, and night in Villa Jardín de Reyes (Hostel).
DAY 16: Half day birding in Potrero de Yala Provincial Park. Afternoon transfer to Tilcara. Night in Tilcara (Hostel).
DAY 17: Full day birding in Tilcara and surroundings. Optional visit to “El Pucará” (pre-Columbian ruins). Transfer to Abra Pampa. Night in Abra Pampa (Hotel).
DAY 18: Full day birding in Abra Pampa and Laguna de los Pozuelos. Transfer to Yavi. Night in Yavi (Hostel).
DAY 19: Full day birding tour from Yavi to Abra del Lizoite. Night in Yavi (Hostel).
DAY 20:Transfer to Villa Jardín de Reyes, with birding stops along the way. Night at Villa Jardín de Reyes (Hostel). End of the tour (flight connection to Buenos Aires recommended on DAY 21 from Jujuy airport).
*The itinerary may change due to force majeure.
If you are interested in the tour and want more details, write to our e-mail and we will gladly help you build your ideal tour. Do not forget that all our tours are ready to be adapted to your needs (Examples: more or less tour days, special species that you want to observe, emphasis on the group of animals or plants of your preference, add cultural and / or anthropological content, type of lodgings, level of meals, etc.).
This tour fee includes*:
- All meals from lunch on second day to breakfast on the penultimate day of the program (depending on the tour you are choosing);
- Bottled drinking water;
- All lodgings, from the second night of second day until the penultimate night of the tour mentioned in the program;
- Ground transportation;
- Reserve entrance fees; and
- All guiding services (not including tips for local guides and services).
The tour fee does not include:
- Visa fees;
- ANY flights (see above);
- Passenger insurance We recommend taking passenger insurance for trips to Paraguay and the region;
- Any alcoholic drinks;
- Special gratuities; and
- Telephone calls, laundry, other items of a personal nature and other items not mentioned as expressly included.
*: Likewise all services included and not included will be clearly stipulated in our travel agreement according to the characteristics of the tour and your needs.
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Arrival & Departure Details
This tour does not include ANY airfares. Normally the tour will depart from Posadas on day 1 (depending of the tour), you are expected to be in the country before the tour begins (day 1 of the program). Further meeting details in this regard will be forwarded to you in due course. IF you have not taken one of our extensions, Depending on the time of your flight, the tour will conclude in the Jujuy Airport on the last day mentioned in your program. If you wish to arrive early and / or depart late and would like assistance in this regard, kindly contact us and we will coordinate it with pleasure.
We have excellent tour extensions, depending where you started or finish the tour. Please consult.
In this tour the Posadas Airport is the first point. We have the capacity to advise you on the best route according to your preferences, but your local travel agent will best be able to book these flights for you. IMPORTANT for scheduled group departures: please DO NOT book your international flights until you have consulted the Tour Operator office for confirmation on the status of the tour.