THE ANCHICAYA VALLEY, THE COLOMBIAN MASSIF AND PUTUMAYO
DATES ( 17 Days)
November 4 to November 20, 2021
November 3 to November 19, 2022
TOUR: BIRDING FOR PEACE
A. Birdwatching Expedition
B. Photography Birdwatching Expedition (Groups only)
A. $5,100USD per person, double occupancy, not including airfare, singles extra. Enquire about Single Supplement. Birding emphasis. Natural history and birdwatching leader. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to get a quote. Single Supplement $600 USD
B. $5,900USD per person, double occupancy, not including airfare, singles extra. Enquire about Single Supplement. Birding emphasis. Natural history and birdwatching leader. Please email email@example.com to get a quote. Photography, Natural History & Birding emphasis. Led by National Geographic Creative photographer Kike Calvo, a Natural history and birdwatching leader plus local experts on each location. It includes presentations on photography, photo critiques, and photography training.
GROUP SIZE: 8 participants, not including leaders. Remember we also specialize in private-customized expeditions for birders & nature photographers. If you want us to help organize a private tour for you, please write to us.
ACCOMMODATIONS: Lodging will consist of 3 -4 -star hotels in Cali and Popayan, a comfortable rural hotel in Anchicaya (El Queremal), a lovely boutique hotel in San Agustin, a Swiss-built lodge at La Cocha Lagoon and a basic 3-star hotel with air conditioning in Mocoa. We expect relative comfort, hot showers, and excellent local food and provide a nice variety of snacks and purified or bottled drinking water available throughout the trip.
Day 1: Arrive in Cali
Day 2: KM 18
Day 3 – 5: Anchicaya Watershed
Day 6: Popayan
Day 7: Purace National Park
Day 8: Patia Valley and Besuaco Road
Day 9-11: La Cocha Lagoon and Bordoncillo Paramo
Day 12 -14: Mocoa, Putumayo
Day 15: San Agustin
Day 16: Pitalito-Cali flight
Day 17: Depart Cali
- Bird the trampoline of diversity road for 2 days, enjoying an elevation gradient of 1,800 m (6,000 ft).
- Explore the San Agustin Archeological Park, where the added bonus is 2 endemics: Dusky-headed Brush-finch and Colombian Chachalaca.
- See Andean Condors up close in the paramo of Purace National Park.
Contact Us for a more detailed itinerary.
Bottled Water Throughout the Trip
Snacks Throughout the Trip
All Meals From Breakfast on Day 2 to Breakfast on Day 15
All Lodging (Double Occupancy)
Entrances to Parks and Reserves
Terrestrial Transport From Airport Pickup to Airport Drop-off
We suggest that you buy travel insurance.
Photo © Juan Jose Arango / VWPics.com
Map © Colombia Birdwatch