Why Should You Book this Private Tour for you or your family?
  • Discover the amazing bird species of Colombia´s Western & Central Andes.
  • Bird the Anchicaya Watershed, an area that inspired the first Bird ID guide for South America.
  • Enjoy the feeders at KM 18, where more than 22 species of hummingbirds have been recorded.
  • Stay at the brand new Araucana Lodge, specially designed for birders, nature lovers and photo enthusiasts. 
  • Visit an active Andean Cock-of-the-rock Lek that is only a 20-minute hike.
  • Take an exhilarating rail ride in the Pacific Lowlands where you will bird close to sea level in search of lowland species.
  • Visit the surreal Paramo Ecosystem where you will bird above 3,500 meters in search of the endemic Buffy Helmetcrest.
Tour Leader: You will be accompanied the entire tour by one of our Talented, Bilingual, Professional Birding Guides.

Tour Dates: Choose your preferred dates of travel (14 Days)

Tour Price
2 – 3 pax: $5,400 USD
4 – 5 pax: $4,600 USD
6 – 7 pax: $3,900 USD
8 pax: $3,700 USD

Double occupancy. Single Supplement $600 USD.

Tour Size
Limited to 8 Participants

About this Tour: It celebrates the grand opening of Colombia’s newest birding lodge, allowing you to photograph, explore nature and bird in very comfortable accommodations in some of the best birding sites in Colombia, without having to spend much time in a vehicle. The Araucana Lodge is a brand new lodge (opening date is January 2019) designed specifically for birders and nature lovers, with spacious rooms and all the comforts to ensure a good night’s rest.


Photo © Kike Calvo


Day 1: Arrive in Cali

Day 2: Sonso Lagoon and drive to Rio Blanco

Day 3: Rio Blanco Reserve

Day 4: Rio Blanco Reserve to Los Nevados NP

Day 5: Los Nevados NP

Day 6: Los Nevados to Otun Quimbaya NP

Day 7: Otun Quimbaya NP

Day 8: Otun Quimbaya to Araucana Lodge

Day 9: KM 18

Day 10: San Antonio Forest and Andean Cock-of-the-rock lek

Day 11: San Cipriano Reserve

Day 12: Upper Anchicaya Watershed

Day 13: Lower Anchicya Watershed

Day 14: Depart Cali


Birdwatching on the western slope of the West Andes and part of the Chocó Biogeographic Region. Photo © Kike Calvo

Andean Cock-of-the-rock

Andean Cock-of-the-rock (Rupicola peruvianus).

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