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Tarapoto Birding & Wildlife Tour: 4-Day Retreat

On this 4-day Tarapoto birding and wildlife retreat, discover the spectacular natural diversity of Peru’s protected Cordillera Escalera mountain range with a bilingual, naturalist guide. Encounter the abundant biodiversity of the region’s lush cloud forests, including protected and endemic species found nowhere else on Earth. At the end of each invigorating day, relax at the scenic Tambo Ilusion retreat center.

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Encounter Breathtaking Natural Landscapes and Abundant Wildlife on this 4-Day Tarapoto Birding and Wildlife Tour

On this 4-day Tarapoto birding and wildlife retreat, discover the spectacular natural diversity of Peru’s protected Cordillera Escalera mountain range with a bilingual, naturalist guide. Encounter the abundant biodiversity of the region’s lush cloud forests, including protected and endemic species found nowhere else on Earth. At the end of each invigorating day, relax at the scenic Tambo Ilusion retreat center.

Highlights

  • Explore the ACONABIKH natural reserve, founded and maintained by the Association for the Conservation of Birds and Biodiversity: Koepcke’s Hermit
  • Encounter spectacular biodiversity, including protected and endemic species
  • Enjoy two full-day excursions into the reserve with your bilingual naturalist guide
  • Sink into thermal springs for a relaxing, soothing soak

Tour Information

Duration: 4 days/3 nights

Start/End Location: Tambo Ilusion Retreat Center, Tarapoto

Availability: Year-round

About the Reserve

Founded and maintained by Association for the Conservation of Birds and Biodiversity: Koepcke’s Hermit (ACONABIKH), the the natural reserve protects the important cloud forest ecosystem and the protected species that live here — including the endemic Koepcke’s Hermit hummingbird, found nowhere else on earth.

On this spectacular 4-day tour, explore the reserve with your bilingual naturalist guide to identify and discover the region’s spectacular wildlife. You’ll have the opportunity to observe up to 16 species of hummingbirds, and 98 other bird species including Gallito de las Rocas, Violet Urraca, White-faced Nun, Yellow-bellied Sparrowhawk, Blue-backed Skipper, Sparrowhawks, Eagles, Tanagers, Carpenters, Toucans, Chachalacas, Parrots, Gold Pendulums, and others.

You’re also likely to see musk hogs, lowland pacas,  is also possible to see: pecari tajacu (sajinos in Spanish), cuniculus paca (majas), Central American agouti, armadillos, monkeys, sloths, bears, anteaters, and other native wildlife!

Itinerary

This program includes three nights of lodging, all meals (vegetarian), filtered water, and the following planned daily activities. In your free time, you’re able to explore the retreat center, relax in a hammock or on the dock, swim in the lagoon, and more.

Day 1: Enjoy a reception dinner at Tambo Ilusion retreat center to meet your guides and fellow travelers. Depending on your arrival time, enjoy a guided tour of the retreat center and private conservation areas.

Days 2 and 3: Set out for a full-day trek in ACONABIKH Natural Reserve. Hike with your bilingual guide, and identify spectacular native wildlife.

Day 3: Visit naturally occurring thermal baths near the reserve. Relax in the hot, mineral-rich water, and observe abundant bird species in the surrounding forests.

What’s Included

  • 3 nights’ accommodation
  • 3 dinners
  • 3 breakfasts
  • 2 boxed lunches
  • Filtered water
  • 2 full-day guided tours in the reserve
  • Transportation

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