CAYAYA BIRDING Tours in Guatemala

CAYAYA BIRDING tours are designed for birders. Follow the links to see some itinerary examples. All tours are customizable and we also organize your tour tailored according to your target species.

  • Scheduled Tours: 22-30 November 2014 Guatemalan highlands and Tikal National Park with QUETZAL TOURS, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Customized Tour Tailor made based on your target birds and interests.
  • Day-Tours 1-day birding tours.
  • Guatemala - Birding - Loop (15 days) This tour provides a sample of the Guatemalan avifauna in all biogeographic regions, from the Pacific slope lowlands to the highlands and the Atlantic slope lowlands. More than 300 bird species can be expected during this tour.
  • Volcano - Mangrove - Tour (8 days) One-week birding tour to see endemics of the north Central American highlands, and waterbirds in reed swamps and mangroves on the Pacific coast.
  • Pacific and Highland Endemics (6 days) A short birding tour focused on the Pacific slope highlands between Guatemala City and lake Atitlán. Chance to see many of the endemics of the north Central American highlands.
  • Tikal and Yaxhá - Birding - Tour (4 days) Short birding tour to Tikal and Yaxhá. Both archaeological sites amidst the Mayan forest offer good oportunities to see canopy birds and regional endemics.
  • Quetzal - Tour (4 days) Short birding tour from Cobán to the Chelemhá Cloud Forest Reserve during the breeding season of Resplendent Quetzals.
  • Christmas Bird Counts
    Christmas Bird Counts in at Atitlan Volcano and in Antigua Guatemala, each December.
CAYAYA BIRDING tours Guatemala

birding tour Guatemala

We operate exclusively small group bird watching tours to guarantee the best possible birding conditions, to keep our impact on the natural environment as low as possible, and to ensure personalized service. Tours can be led in English, German or Spanish.

We organize all ground travel using safe minibuses and, where necessary, 4-wheel-drive-vehicles. We arrange strategic rest stops during travel to break up the trips and give you the optimal, diverse birding experience. We stay primarily in beautiful and peaceful eco-lodges and hotels, where you see birds even during your rest. Vegetarian meals are always made available upon request.

CAYAYA BIRDING tour leaders are active ornithologists and conservationists, who have been conducting intensive field research in Guatemala for more than 15 years. Since they reside in Guatemala, they have the opportunity to keep in close contact with the indigenous communities which we will visit and maintain positive relations. Traveling with us you will enjoy an unforgettable birding experience flavored with the cultural vibrancy of the ancient and present-day Maya. See comments from our customers.

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