Rio Cristalino Amazon Basin Extension

Trip Description

Rio Cristalino Jungle Lodge has been selected as one of the 18 best eco-lodges in the world; the lodge provides the comfort of any premier hotel in the world, turning it into a luxurious but yet affordable way to explore and bird one of the more pristine Rain Forest tracts in the entire Amazon Basin.

 

With over 570 species of birds and new species found every year, the region of Alta Floresta and Cristalino River Basin will be our destiny for this 7 days trip extension. The great amount of endemism with unique birds species are the main attraction in Rio Cristalino; Harpy Eagle, Cryptic Forest-Falcon, Crimson-bellied Parakeet, Santarem Parakeet, Kawall's Parrot, Tapajós Hermit, Pavonine Quetzal, Paradise Jacamar, Brown-banded Puffbird, Black-girdled Barbet, Peruvian Recurvebill, Red-billed Woodcreeper, Glossy Antshrike, Black-faced Antbird, Bare-eyed Antbird, Purple-throated Cotinga, Pompadour Cotinga, Snow-capped Manakin, Flame-crowned Manakin, Tooth-billed Wren, and Yellow-shouldered Grosbeak are some of the highlights species.

 

Besides the marvelous birding, Rio Cristalino forest is also home to nearly 100 mammals species from which, Brown-throated Three-toed Sloth, Red-handed Howler Monkey, White-whiskered Spider Monkey, Silvery Marmoset, Brown Capuchin Monkey, White-nosed Bearded Saki Monkey, Tayra, Giant Otter, Brazilian Squirrel, Azara's Agouti, and South American Tapir are reliably seen.

Brief Itinerary

Extension Day 1: Mid-Day Flight to Alta Floresta and Transfer to Rio Cristalino

 

Extension Days 2 to 5: Rio Cristalino Southern Amazon Birding for Four Full Days

 

Extension Day 6: Final Day Birding at Rio Cristalino and Off to Alta Floresta

 

Extension Day 7: Final Day of Birding at Alta Floresta and Transfer to flights to Cuiaba and Sao Paulo

 

Extension Day 8: Transfers for International Flights.

 

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Contact in the USA: Charles:

Forms and payments should be mailed to:

Charles Thornton-Kolbe (in Denver, Colorado)

Toll Free: (from USA or Canada): 

888-203-7464

Telephone: 720-320-1974

Email: charles@pibird.com

Address:

2443 South University

Suit 199

Denver, CO 80210

 

Partnership For International Birding

Address:

PO Box 219

Olyphant, PA 18447

Contact in the UK: Jennifer De Souza:

Jennifer De Souza (in Suffolk, England) 

Telephone: +44 755 214 2976

Address:

The Roost, Leiston Road

Middleton

Saxmundham

Suffolk

IP17 3NS

UK