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Birding Day Tour from Cusco (Full Day)

Spend a full day touring Lake Huacarpay, Manu Park road and Tambomachay while you delight in seeing the region’s most beautiful birds first-hand. A memorable day of bird watching in Peru!

USD $155.00USD $300.00

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Birding Day Tour from Cusco (Full Day)

Highlights

  • Observe beautiful birds
  • Lake Huacarpay
  • Manu Park biosphere reserve
  • Tambomachay archaeological site

Description

Spend the day visiting Lake Huacarpay, the first part of Manu Park road and Tambomachay, an archaeological site. Your expert guide will show you the region’s most beautiful birds, and will provide valuable information for all levels of birders. This is the perfect day tour from Cusco to acclimate to the Andes.

While on this tour, you will be able to observe several magnificent birds including 4 local species. These include:

  • Rusty-Fronted Canastero
  • Creamy-Crested Spinetail
  • Bearded Mountaineer
  • Chestnut-Breasted Mountain-Finch

You will also see the Streaked-Fronted Thornbird, the Cinnamon Teal, the Plumbeous Rail, the Puna Teal, the Giant Hummingbird, the Many-Colored Rush Tyrant, and so many others. With any luck, you might also get the chance to see the “Bobolink” and the “Blue-winged teal,” both of which are new to the Huacarpay area.

Duration

Full Day

What’s Included

  • Tour guide with binoculars and a Swarovski spotting scope
  • Bird checklist
  • Transportation
  • Breakfast and a box lunch
  • Entrance fee to Tambomachay archaeological site
  • Mineral water
  • Snacks

What to Bring

  • Aside from Binoculars and photo-equipment
  • A spotting scope, if you have one
  • Flashlight for night birding
  • Light day pack
  • Sunscreen and insect repellent
  • T-shirts and a long-sleeved shirt
  • Jeans or other cotton pants are comfortable, as well as quick-drying nylon ones
  • Cotton socks
  • Sweater, jacket or fleece for night birding
  • Light, water-resistant jacket or poncho
  • Hiking boots or sturdy shoes
  • Water bottle/canteen or camel pack
  • Sandals
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Plastic bags for a camera, clothes, etc.
  • Personal toiletries (shampoo, towel, etc)
  • Converter /adapter for the electricity (Plugs are typically the 2-pronged flat type found in the US)

Important Notes 

  • Please note that prices are based on tours booked at least 2 months in advance. If you’d like to book a tour within 2 months, please contact us at info@keteka.com for updated pricing information.
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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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