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The Company for Quality Birding Holidays


Spanish Nature are different from other Companies offering birding Holidays on the following important points:

High quality and comfort of accommodation, food, transport and all other aspects of the tour are as important to us as the birding itself.

We provide alternative programs. Spanish Nature understands that when a couple travel together, sometimes one has less interest in the actual birding and prefers to enjoy other aspects of the visited holiday destination.

Travelling together as friends, this is our philosophy, because we want to enjoy the tour as much as you and we also want to be an integral part of the group.

Our birding guides are of an extremely high standard, maybe this is not necessary to say, but of course we want to assure you, that you will really see all possible birds.

harpy-eagle2Covering approximately 12 million hectares the major area of the Ecuadorian Amazonia support exuberant vegetation that is typical of humid tropical forests, its western limit is the Andes Mountains Range, Peru lies to the south and Colombia to the north. The temperature varies between 23 C and 26 C and between 300 to 400 cm of rainfall  are distributed more or less equally throughout the year, although December through February are the drier months.
The forests consists mainly of Cinnamon, Silk cotton, Jacaranda and several leguminous trees up to almost 50 m in height.  The alluvial plains support great concentrations of Palm trees.
The principal artery for visitors is the Napo River (the one we are  taking), 1400 km long and in some places almost 5 km wide. The 130 small Islands in the Napo river are covered with young forests, which provides refuge and nesting sites for a multitude of bird species, many of them migratory.
The Amazon’s rivers, lakes, streams and marshland’s support over 600 species of fish and more than 250 species of amphibians and reptiles. The lagoons of the Napo and Aquarico river basins are home to colonies of two species of Caymans that crow to  over 4 m in length. Typical South American mammals include Armadillos, Honey Bears and Sloths, Tapirs, Monkeys and Jaguar. Birds are the richest group of vertebrates, and approximately 1000 species live in a variety of forest habitats, lagoons  and open areas. Familiar sightings will be parrots, macaws and tanagers.
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Price details 10 nights/11 days

 

Tour dates:

18th - 28th of August 2010

Price 2010:

2.400 US$ p.p

850 US$ Single supplement.

Deposit:

100 Euro (150 US$) p.p.

Includes:

All accommodation, all meals , transport, full-time guides, Nature reserves entrance fees, National flights, airport transfers.

Excludes:

International flights, insurance and personal costs.

Tour party:

maximum 6 fellow-travellers


Tour will be lead by:


Tour leader: Each tour will have a representative of Spanish Nature to accompany it, ensuring attention to detail.

Local Guide: Juan Carlos Calvachi


To book this tour please fill in the Online Booking Form.

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It goes without saying that all our accommodation is of the usual very high standard as all Spanish Nature tours. This tour is relaxed and recommended if comfort and an easy pace is required.

 

All guests have regular options, either join-in with group birding/game viewing or opt-out and enjoy your own company. You, the client, have choices unlike with so many other group tours!


A concise 10 nights/11 days Tour Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 - B&B El Jardin - Arrival in Quito Ecuador, transfer to our Hotel

Day 2 - B&B El Jardin - Birding in Yanacocha/Jerusalem Nature Reserve

Day 3 - Sacha Lodge* - Flight to Coca, boat transfer to lodge

Day 4 - Sacha Lodge* - Birding and Nature walks in Nature Reserve

Day 5 - Sacha Lodge* - Birding and Nature walks in Nature Reserve

Day 6 - Napo Wildlife Centre** - Transfor to Napo Wildlife Centre

Day 7 - Napo Wildlife Centre** - Exploring Yasuna National Park y Añangu Lake

Day 8 - Napo Wildlife Centre** - Exploring Yasuna National Park y Añangu Lake

Day 9 - Napo Wildlife Centre**- Exploring Yasuna National Park y Añangu Lake

Day 10 - B&B El Jardin - Boat transfer back to Coca, flight back to Quito

Day 11 - Departure

 

To get more information about what to expect and how to prepare for this experience please visit (click on links below) :


*     The Sacha Jungle Lodge website

**    The Napo Wildlife Centre website

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Do you consider a friendly atmosphere, comfort and relaxation, as well as value for money, an essential part of any well earned holiday? If you do, then all our birding and nature tours have been specifically designed to suit you!

If you require further information please Contact Us or telephone: +34 636 291 714
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