Cusco Birdwatching at Balcón del Diablo
- 5:30 am to 8:00 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 5:30 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 8:00 am aprox. We will bring you to your hotel for breakfast. (If you want to have the chance to see more Cusco birds or other Cusco Endemic Birds we can finish at 9:00 am for the same rate)
Cusco birds at 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.
Departure TimeWe will start the tour at 05:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 08:00 AM.
IncludedPrivate TransportationProfessional Guide
Not Included• Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket5 Star AccommodationAirplane TransportalmuerzoBox breafastBox breakfastBoxlunchBreakfastChonta´s condor observation circuit ticketCusco Condors entrance feeDeparture TaxesPersonal GuideSnacks
5:30 AM: Departure
5:50 AM: The adventure begins
8:00 AM: Return
Bird List of Huacarpay
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