March 26 – April 4, 2022
Extension: April 4 – April 9 2022
From: Santiago, Chile
Participant Limit: 12
Activity Level: Moderate
Price: $6,249 per person
Extension: $4,349 per person
Double occupancy. Single supplement: $850, Extension single supplement: $400
This is a birding tour, designed to see as many bird species as possible, with special focus on specialty species.
This trip is a unique and special journey across the Andes Mountains in South America designed to discover the wealth of birds and landscapes of the central region of Chile in addition to Chile’s famous wines.
This region is characterized by dense ‘matorral’ (equivalent to California’s ‘chaparral’) vegetation where we expect to see the majority of Chile’s terrestrial endemic birds. A short exploration south to the northern limits of Patagonia’s temperate forests will allow us to find some striking species in the Tapaculos family and hopefully Magellanic Woodpecker.
We’ll visit the Pacific Coast and discover the wealth of shorebirds and seabirds of the rich waters of the Humboldt Current. We’ll also have the unique opportunity to find its more emblematic pelagic seabirds, including many species of albatrosses, petrels, and shearwaters. And we can’t forget the wine! We have prepared an in-depth wine tasting program, visiting the most remarkable and traditional wineries of Maipo, Casablanca, and Colchagua Valleys. This trip has been designed for the birder and nature enthusiast who wishes to combine time spent taking in the incredible birds, wildlife, and scenery of Chile while also enjoying wine tasting activities. Cheers!
Our extension will take us to Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia in southern Chile. These incredible regions are full of amazing scenery and wonderful new birds for us to see including several species of penguin!
- 2 Expert Guides
- Ground Transportation in Chile
- All Lodging
- All Meals including
- Park Entrance Fees
- All flights within Chile (Extension)
- Donation to Holliday Park Foundation – $250/
- Airfare to and from Chile
- Airport Taxes
- Passport and Visa Fees (if applicable)
- Alcoholic Beverages (Outside of Wine Tastings)
- Personal Items
- Travel Insurance