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Come explore the legendary Amazon Rainforest, one of the most biologically diverse areas in the world. This trip will take you on a boat ride down the Napo River, to a lodge located deep in the jungle where you will be able to see hundreds of bird species along with a stunning amount of native plants, insects, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and fish.
The area around the lodge alone holds over 550 species of birds, and adding boat rides to remote islands and Yasuni National Park. Tawny-bellied Screech-Owl, Wire-tailed Manakin, Blue-crowned Manakin, Common Potoo, Oriole Blackbird, Black Caracara, Orange-headed Tanager, Hoatzin, Variegated Tinamou, Lettered Aracari, Spix's Guan, Orange-cheeked Parrot, and American Pygmy Kingfisher are just a sampling of the birds you may see.
Pricing: $1,690 US Dollars, or £1,220 GBP for 6 Days and 5 Nights.
Group Size: Most tours viable at 4 to 8 participants (priced at 6 participants).
November 12 to 17, 2019
November 18 to 23, 2019
January 27 to February 1, 2020
March 23 to 28, 2020
March 30 to April 4, 2020
The local guide is very knowlegable about the bird life in the area, as well as how to navigate and stay safe in the jungle. He will often have places staked out for difficult or interesting species, and will bring you to good birding locations like the lodge's canopy tower. At least one night you will have the option to go on a night walk to look for owls and other noctournal species.
Ecuador Amazon-Rio Napo Birding Extension
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Best of Ecuador Birding: Northwest and East Slope of Andes with Lelis Navarrete: March 21 to 30 plus Amazon Extension to April 4
Best of Ecuador Birding: Northwest and East Slope of Andes with Manuel Sanchez: October 10 to 19 plus Amazon Extension to 24