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Cusco Birdwatching: Condors of Chonta (Full-day)

  • 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. / Minimun 02 people. Maximun 06 people.

Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring spectacle of the Cusco Condors as you embark on our exhilarating full-day tour. Witnessing the magnificent flight of these majestic birds is an experience like no other, and with our expertly crafted itinerary, you’ll have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the largest bird in the world.

 

Capture the magic of the Cusco Condors in your hands and embark on a journey of discovery that will leave you with memories to treasure forever. Book your Cusco Condors full-day tour today and prepare to be awestruck by the sheer magnificence of these iconic Andean creatures.

 

ITINERARY:

We will start our Cusco Condors adventure tour at 08:00 am picking you up from your hotel to transfer to Limatambo town.

 

On the way we will enjoy impressive landscapes until we reach the Chonta Town. (If you want to have the chance to see more Cusco birds or Some Cusco Endemic Birds we can start at 6:00am for the same rate).

 

Once at Chonta Town, we will start an hour and a half trek to the first viewpoint. On the way we will look out for other Cusco birds and especially for the Cusco endemic birds Rusty-Fronted Canastero (Asthenes ottonis), and Creamy-crested Spinetail (Cranioleuca albicapilla), and the Cusco near endemic bird Streak-fronted Thornbird (Phacellodomus striaticeps) and the Apurimac Endemic bird: Apurimac Brushfinch (Atlapetes forbesi).

 

At the first viewpoint we will have the chance to watch the impressive condor of Cusco in its natural habitat.Following the adventure and to have a better view of these incredible Cusco birds, we will hike on a trail for about 30 minutes and then go down a few meters to the following viewpoints. Here we will also enjoy our box lunch.

 

On some occasions these formidable Cusco birds have flown up to 10 meters close to people. But you know how is the nature and always it will be unpredictable.

 

At 3:00pm we will start the return from the Condor Cusco viewpoint to the control point and then to the city of Cusco.

 

Approximate arrival time to Cusco:  7:00 p.m. End of the tour.

 

    • Chonta Cusco birds:
      Andean Tinamou, Tyrian Metaltail, Andean Condor, Variable Hawk, Streak-fronted Thornbird, Rusty-fronted Canastero, Creamy-crested Spinetail (E), Yellow-billed Tit-Tyrant, Tufted Tit-Tyrant, White-browed Chat-Tyrant, Chat-Tyrant, Great Thrush, Apurimac Brushfinch (E), Cinereous Conebill, Rufous-naped Ground-Tyrant, Band-tailed Seedeater.
  • Destination

  • Departure Time

    We will start the tour at 08:00 AM.
  • Return Time

    Approximately 07:00 PM.
  • Included

    Boxlunch
    Cusco Condors entrance fee
    Private Transportation
    Professional Guide
  • Not Included

    • Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airplane Transport
    almuerzo
    Boat trip
    Box breafast
    Box breakfast
    Breakfast
    Bus tickets for Machupicchu excursion
    Cathedral entrance fee
    Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket
    Cusco's Cathedral entrande fee
    Departure Taxes
    Entrance fee
    Machupicchu entrance fee
    Personal Guide
    Pisco tasting experience
    Professional guide service
    Qoricancha entrance fee
    Snacks
    Specialized guides for all the tours
    Train tickets for Machu Picchu excursion
    Transfer in/out Cusco
    Transportation for Balcon del Diablo Tour
    Transportation for Huacarpay tour
    Trf in/out from Train Station
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