Peru: Pacific Coast and Andean Endemics

October 25 – November 5, 2020

From: Lima, Peru
Participant Limit: 10
Activity Level: Moderate

Price: $4,999 per person

Double occupancy. Single supplement: $550

This is a birding tour, designed to see as many bird species as possible, with special focus on specialty species.

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Peru is a beautiful country full of amazing scenery and wildlife. Many species that call Peru home cannot be found anywhere else in the world. On this tour we will concentrate on finding as many of these endemics that occur in the northern portion of Peru as we can.

Our tour will start off with a day along the coast which abounds in pelagic and coastal species. A boat ride around Pucusana Island should provide us with great views of Humboldt Penguins, Inca Terns, the endemic Surf Cinclodes, and many others. A visit to Los Pantanos de Villa, a coastal marsh, should result in great looks at the gorgeous Many-colored Rush-Tyrant among many others.

After our time on the coast we will fly to northern Peru and spend the rest of the time birding locations between Cajamarca and Tarapoto. The birding in this region of the Andes is fantastic and the number of endemics is incredible. Most of our time will be spent at the Abra-Patricia Owlet Lodge. A few of the major highlights could include Marvelous Spatuletail, Royal Sunangel, Yellow-scarfed Tanager, Long-whiskered Owlet, and many others. After spending a week in this paradise, it will be hard to imagine going home!

Trip Leaders

Eric Ripma


  • Lodging
  • Meals
  • Ground Transportation
  • Park Entrance Fees
  • In-country Flights

Not Included

  • International Airfare
  • Passport and Visa Fees
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Personal Items
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tips

Tour Route

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