Guyana Birds Interior - Georgetown

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 10 Days
  • Departure Time :
    7:00 All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to .. read more
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Overview

Discover hot birding destinations in off the beaten paths, in Guyana, South America on this 10-day birding tour. Explore birding habitats in the capital city- Georgetown, Iwokrama Rainforest Lodge, Karanambu Lodge, and Sloth Island Nature Reserve. Search for Blood Coloured Woodpeckers, Brown Pelicans, Black-crowned Night Heron, Yellow-crowned Heron and Little Blue Heron in the city garden's. Spot Jabiru Storks, Roseate Spoonbills, Wood Storks, Black Skimmers, Boat-billed Herons, and Muscovy Ducks, Black-necked Aracari, Screaming Piha, Grey-chinned Hermit, Crested Oropendola, Blue-and-Yellow Macaw, Black Curassow and the rare Cock-of-the-rock in the Rupununi Savannahs and Rain forest.

Highlights

  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • All entrance fees included
  • Airport transfer
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Inclusions

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Local taxes
  • National Park fees
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Local guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Sightseeing cruise

Exclusions

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • The listed price does not include a $X per person departure tax, payable at the time of tour check-in. The departure tax is required by our local supplier and/or the local transit or governing authority and is not within our control.
  • Gratuities (optional)

Know More about this tour

Day 1: Fly to Guyana
Upon arrival at airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel.

Day 2: Botanical Gardens and Surama Eco Lodge and optional Kaieteur Falls 

Dawn will find us birding in the botanical gardens for special species such as blood coloured woodpecker and more. After breakfast transfer to airport for flight to the interior . Optional Kaieteur Falls tour. Transfer to Surama for overnight. Spot Harpy eagle and more. Overnight at Surama.(BLD) 

Days 3 & 4: Iwokrama
After an early morning birding tour, we will depart for Iwokrama where we will likely spot Cocoi and Capped Herons, Black Skimmer, Pied Lapwing, Terns, Anhinga, Red-throated Caracara, Spixs Guan, Collared Trogon, Eastern Slaty-Antshrike, and Sooty-headed Tyrannulet. Our evening boat ride could reveal several Black Caiman, Nightjars and Potoos. 
Next day, we depart on a 30-minute boat ride to the foot of Turtle Mountain for a hike to its 951-foot (290-meter) summit. Red howler, black spider, and wedge-capped capuchin may be spotted here. We'll spot Black-necked Aracari, Screaming Piha, Grey-chinned Hermit, Crested Oropendola, Jabiru Storks, Roseate Spoonbills,  along nearby trails.(BLD)

Day 5 & 6:  Karanambu
Transfer to Karanambu Ranch. Feast your eyes on the big birds: Jabiru Storks, Great Egret, Agami Heron and Great Blue Heron,  Red Cap Cardinal, Fork-tailed Flycatcher, Southern Lapwing and Savannah Hawk., Kingfishers, Green Ibis, Snowy Egrets and Boat Bill Heron. Purple Gallinule and Wattled Jacana.(BLD) 

Day 7: Georgetown

At dawn we leave for Lethem for flight to Georgetown.Birds along the way include Guans, Gray-winged Trumpeter, White Bellbird, Cotinga, Blue-cheeked Parrot, Rose-breasted Chat and Blue-backed Tanager.  Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. This afternoon river trip will reveal Scarlet ibises and herons. (B) 

Day 8&9: Sloth Island
9:00 am departure for Parika . Travel by boat to Sloth Island, home of many fascinating birds. Spot a Harpy if your're lucky. In the afternoon, visit Parrot Island to see hundreds of parrots as they come in to roost. Amerindian village excursion and search the island grounds and mini mid canopy walkway for Rufescent Tiger and Cocoi Heron, Great Egret, Green Ibis, White-necked Jacobin, Rufous-throated Sapphire, Black-eared Fairy, Crimson Topaz, White-necked Puffbird, Pied Puffbird, Curve-billed Scythebill, Cayenne Jay, Green-tailed and Paradise Jacamar, Green Aracari, Guiana Toucanette and Channel-bill Toucan(BLD) 

Day 10: Departure
Depart Sloth transfer to airport for flight home or spend an extra night in Georgetown before departure . (B)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

All passenger weights MUST be advised at time of booking

Passport name, number, expiry and country is required at time of booking for all participants

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

A minimum of 2 people per booking is required

Cancellation Policy

  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.