Bird Watching Tour

This Bird watching tour includes:

Included

  • Private transportation during the tour
  • Accommodation according to itinerary
  • All meals
  • Birding guide

Not Included

  • Personal expenses
  • optional tours
  • departure tax
  • Intl fight
  • Alcoholic drinks

Day 1 Arrival

Arrival to Costa Rica private land transfer to Bougainvillea hotel (overnight) – Breakfast included
These are some especies you get to see Plain wren, social flycatcher, Green breasted mango, Tennessee warbler, Palm tanager, Blue-gray tanager, Rufous-tailed hummingbird, Yellow bellied Elaenia, Rock Dove, Blue crowned Motmot, Baltimore oriole etc.

blue crowned motmot

Day 2 Transfer to San Gerardo de Dota

Today is the beginning of a beautiful birding experience where you will see some of the most stunning birds.
Birds: Acorn woodpecker, Black Guan, Talamanca hummingbird, Clay colored thrush, Sooty-capped Chlorospingus, Flame colored tanager, Band tailed pigeon, Slaty flowerpiercer, Lesser violetear, Swallow tailed kite, Blue and white swallow, Yellow winged vireo, Black faced solitaire etc..
Savegre Lodge – Overnight

talamanca hummingbird

Day 3 Birding at Savegre Lodge

Savegre Lodge – Birding tour- Today you will have the opportunity to explore the grounds of the hotel and the trails
Savegre Lodge – overnight – breakfast included

Day 4 Transfer to Rancho Naturalista

Two nights – Rancho Naturalista – All meals included
Birds: Common Potoo, Stripe throated hermit, Snowcap, Slaty Antwren, Spotted woodcreeper, lesser greenlet, brown jay, White breasted wood wren, White shouldered tanager, Gray headed chachalaca, Brown hooded parrot, Plain antvireo, dusky antbird, Cinnamon Becard, Scaly breasted Wren, house wren, Black striped Sparrow, Ovenbird, Summer tanager etc..

Resplendent quetzal

Day 5 Rancho Naturalista

Full birding tour at Rancho Naturalista – Time to explore the grounds and the reserve
Overnight – Rancho Naturalista – All meals included

Dusky antbird

Day 6 Transfer to Selva Bananito Lodge

Today we will drive you to Salon Delia where another transport from Selva Bananito will pick you up.
Overnight – All meals included
Birds: Short billed pigeon, Boat billed heron, Northern Jacana, Turkey vulture, Long tailed tyrant, Yellow crowned Euphonia, Variable seedeater, Cattle egret, Broad winged hawk, Purple throated fruitcrow, White lined tanager, Great tinamou, Crested Guan, Long billed hermit, Spotted sandpiper, Collared forest falcon, Red lored parrot

common potoo

Day 7 Selva Bananito Lodge

Full day at Selva Bananito lodge and reserve
Overnight – All meals included
Back in 2003, Selva Bananito Eco Lodge is chosen to be one of the “Top Ten Eco Lodges in the World” and the “Most Beautiful Bedroom in the Rainforest” among many other Costa Rican Eco lodges and is highly distinguished for its low impact practices and conservation efforts.

yellow crowned euphonia

Day 8 Transfer to Selva Verde Lodge

Selva Verde is more than a lodge and more than a rainforest reserve. It is your gateway into a magical world of towering Almendro trees, Mantled Howler Monkeys, and Keel Billed Toucans. Immerse yourself in tropical nature as you hike through deep green forest or reflect quietly in a comfortable hammock

purple throated fruitcrow

Day 9 Selva Verde Lodge

Selva Verde Lodge – Sarapiqui – Birding around the property, possibility to see other species like frogs, snakes, lizards, caimans etc.
Overnight – All meals included
Birds: Ruddy ground dove, Bronzy hermit, Anhinga, Neotropic Cormorant, Little blue heron, Common black hawk, Collared Aracari, pale billed woodpecker, crested caracara, Scarlet macaw, Cocoa woodcreeper, plain xenops, Black phoebe, Bright rumped Attila etc..

sunbittern

Day 10 Transfer to Maquenque Eco Lodge

This lodge in located next to the San Carlos river and the area is part of the biological corridor of Indio maíz reserve Nicaragua.
Overnight – All meals included
Birds: Squirrel cuckoo, Scaly breasted hummingbird, Purple gallinule, Green ibis, Osprey, amazon Kingfisher, Laughing falcon, Bay wren, Montezuma Oropendola, Shining honeycreeper, Red legged honeycreeper, little Tinamou, Bronzy hermit, king vulture, Bat falcon, house wren, Bananaquit, Pale vented pigeon, Solitary sandpiper etc..

Bright rumped Attila

Day 11 Maquenque Eco Lodge

Maquenque Eco-lodge – Today is another great opportunity to see new birds
Overnight – All meals included
Maquenque is strategically located within Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge, bordering the San Carlos River. Our lodge has 68 acres of tropical rainforest, within which we have trails for you to enjoy alone or with one of our guides. There is a great variety of flora and fauna, making this the perfect place for bird lovers.

Green Ibis

Maquenque is strategically located within Maquenque National Wildlife Refuge, bordering the San Carlos River. Our lodge has 68 acres of tropical rainforest, within which we have trails for you to enjoy alone or with one of our guides. There is a great variety of flora and fauna, making this the perfect place for bird lovers.

Day 12 Transfer to San Jose – Overnight

Bougainvillea hotel

Day 13 – Transfer to Intl Airport

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