The short trip to take advantage of being in touch with nature and observe species in its natural habitat in northern Peru, you will enjoy beautiful scenery, waterfalls and the most beautiful birds like the Marvelous Spatuletail Hummingbird and more than 15 species of Hummingbirds at Huembo Lodge; Enjoying walking trails and longer distances in our transport with the accompaniment of a guide who knows the northern area of Peru who speaks English and knows the birds of the region
DAY 1 – WAQANKI
DAY 2 – OWLET LODGE
DAY 3 – HUEMBO LODGE
DAY 4 – HUEMBO LODGE
IMPORTANT NOTE: The schedule and order of the tours are subject to change due to weather and other factors.
The group will arrive in Tarapoto early in the morning and be greeted by the tour guide and driver who will be waiting at the airport. We will depart in the direction of Moyobamba, stopping at the Quiscarrumi Bridge to observe the Oilbird. We’ll arrive to visit the orchids of Waqanki, where one can see various species of hummingbirds and beautiful native orchids. This is also a great spot to view parrots, antbirds, and the Koepcke’s hermit.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Owlet lodge
Possible birds: Oilbird, White-eyed Parakeet, Russet-backed Oropendola, White-necked Jacobin, Rufous-crested Coquette, Sapphire-spangled Emerald, Green & Brown Violetears, Long-billed Starthroat, Golden-tailed Sapphire, Great-billed, Black-throated Hermit & Rufous-breasted Hermit, Fiery-capped Manakin, Yellow-bellied Tanager, Short-tailed Hawk, Chestnut-bellied Seedfinch, Lafresnaye’s Piculet, Rufous Motmot, Coraya Wren, Long-tailed Tyrant, Rufous Nightjar, other possible nightjars.
We had breakfast at Waqanki Lodge and visited for the last time the orchid to be able to have more hummingbird sightings and then headed to Owlet Lodge on the way we can make the following stops: first green waters-white sand reserve, this place has Tinamous and quail feeders, hummingbird drinkers and mixed flock species. Successively we will continue towards the Llantería and observe some species of hummingbirds; We arrived for lunch time And in the afternoon we can visit the observation tower and before nightfall watch the treetops and have nocturnal bird watching.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Owlet Lodge
Possible birds: Cinereous Tinamou & Little Tinamou, Rufous-breasted Wood-Quail, Orange-billed Sparrow, Zimmer’s Antbird, Wire-crested Thorntail, Reddish Hermit & Green Hermit, Blue-fronted Lancebill, Tawny-bellied Hermit, Greenish Puffleg, Cinnamon Flycatcher, Great Thrush, various high altitude tanagers & flowerpiercers, some cloud forest hummingbirds, Long-whiskered Owlet, Common Potoo.
We will get up very early to head towards Anexo San Lorenzo (belonging to the Community San Lucas de Pomacochas) and look for birds endemic to this zone, including various antpittas, tanagers, and hummingbirds. Later in the afternoon we will leave for Huembo Reserve to observe numerous hummingbirds, including the Marvelous Spatuletail.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Overnight: Huembo Lodge
Possible birds: Pale-billed, Rusty-tinged Antpitta & Rusty-breasted Antpitta, Rufous-breasted Chat-Tyrant, Variable Hawk, Rufous-capped Antshrike Smoky Bush-Tyrant, Mountain Velvetbreast, White-capped Tanager, Peruvian Wren, Torrent Duck; Marvelous Spatuletail, Chestnut-breasted Coronet, Green Violetear & Sparkling Violetear, Bronzy Inca, Green-tailed Trainbearer, White-bellied Woodstar & Little Woodstar.
After breakfast we will head towards Tarapoto, stopping for lunch in Moyobamba, and arrive at the Tarapoto Airport in the afternoon in plenty of time for our nonstop flight back to Lima.
Possible birds: None.