Cusco Birdwatching at Huacarpay Wetlands
- 6:00 am to 10:00 am. / Minimun 02 people. Maximun 06 people.
Amazing Cusco Birdwatching morning around Lagoons of extreme beauty surrounded by magical mountains and decorated by the presence of ducks, herons, tanagers, hummingbirds and other Cusco birds.
Who could imagine that at just 30 kilometers south of the Cusco city there is a set of Andean lagoons known as Huacarpay Wetlands where you can enjoy a Cusco Birdwatching morning?
We will start our Cusco Birdwatching tour at 06:00 hrs picking you up from your hotel in the city of Cusco and we will go 30 km south of the city to Huacarpay Wetlands.
Many species of Cusco birds reside in the area, but depending on the time of the year we can also find migratory birds that visit us.
Upon our arrival to Huacarpay Wetlands we will go to the different strategic points during the next three hours to try to spot as many Cusco birds as possible including two Cusco endemic birds as Rusty-Fronted Canastero (Asthenes ottonis) and Bearded Mountaineer (Oreonimpha nobilis)
Ending our Cusco Birdwatching tour we will start the return from Huacarpay Wetlands to the city of Cusco.
Approximate arrival time to Cusco: 10:00 a.m.
- Huacarpay wetland birds: Spotted Sanpiper, Andean Swift, Yellow-winged Blackbird, White-bellied Hummingbird, Yellow-billed Tit-tyrant, Tufted Tit-tyrant, Yellow billed pintail, Speckled Teal, Great Egret, Rusty-Fronted Canastero (E), Cattle Egret, Striated Heron, Baird’s Sandpiper, Bearded Mountaineer (E) and more.
Departure TimeWe will start the tour at 06:00 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 10:00 AM.
IncludedPrivate TransportationProfessional GuideSnacks
Not Included• Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket5 Star AccommodationAirplane TransportalmuerzoBox breafastBox breakfastBoxlunchBreakfastBus tickets for Machupicchu excursionCathedral entrance feeChonta´s condor observation circuit ticketCusco Condors entrance feeCusco's Cathedral entrande feeDeparture TaxesMachupicchu entrance feePersonal GuidePisco tasting experienceQoricancha entrance feeSpecialized guides for all the toursTrain tickets for Machu Picchu excursionTransfer in/out CuscoTransportation for Balcon del Diablo TourTransportation for Huacarpay tourTrf in/out from Train Station
6:00 AM: Departure
6:45 AM: The adventure begins
10:00 AM: Return
Bird List of Huacarpay
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