Birdwatching is an activity that allows the encounter with oneself and at the same time exercise the visual and auditory memory. A whole relaxation experience.

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Cusco Birdwatching – Balcón del Diablo

  • 6:00 am to 9:00 am. / Minimun 02 people. Maximun 06 people.

If you are looking for Cusco birds, at just 20 minutes from the city there is a place where you can find five Cusco endemic birds. This place was a sacred area for the Incas and today we can still find some shamans doing ceremonies to Mother Earth.

Our Cusco birdwatching tour will start by picking you up from your hotel at 6:00 am to go in a private vehicle to “El Bacon del Diablo”. This amazing place, special for watching Cusco birds, is located next to Sacsaywaman archeological site, like 20 minutes from Cusco City.


Upon arrival to Balcon del Diablo we are going to start the exploring in 2 kilometers around looking for the cusco birds and specially the Cusco endemic birds.


We will start in the Pollepys forest area. We will walk next to a inca´s water chanel and later we will descend like 300 meters to the little canyon area. In this place there are some crops plantation that attract some seedeaters depending on the season.


This place is visited for Cusco birdwatchers due to its easy access and the proximity to the city. So it is an amazing chance to enjoy the Cusco birds and Cusco endemic birds in a really short time.


Ending our Cusco birdwatching morning at 9:00 am aprox. We will bring you to your hotel for breakfast.
(If you are deeply interested to see more birds in the area, we can start earlier for the same rate)


  • Cusco birds – Balcon del Diablo:
    Chestnut-breasted Mountain- Finch (E), Creamy-creasted Spinetail (E), Bearded Mountaineer (E), Rusty-fronted Canastero (E) and white-tufted Sunbeam (E) as well as other interesting birds.
  • Destination

  • Departure Time

    We will start the tour at 06:00 AM.
  • Return Time

    Approximately 09:00 AM.
  • Included

    Private Transportation
    Professional Guide
  • Not Included

    • Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airplane Transport
    Boat trip
    Box breafast
    Box breakfast
    Bus tickets for Machupicchu excursion
    Cathedral entrance fee
    Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket
    Cusco Condors entrance fee
    Cusco's Cathedral entrande fee
    Departure Taxes
    Entrance fee
    Machupicchu entrance fee
    Personal Guide
    Pisco tasting experience
    Professional guide service
    Qoricancha entrance fee
    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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