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 at Tambomachay

  • 6:00 am to 9:30 am. / Minimun 02 people. Maximun 06 people.

Tambomachay is an archaeological site from the Incas time. It is located just 20 minutes from Cusco city, at 3800 masl. This archaeological center is protected by the Peruvian state. At the same time it protects the nature of the place as are the plants, but especially the Cusco birds.


We will start our Cusco birdwatching tour by picking you up from your hotel at 6:00 am to go in a private vehicle to Tambomachay area.


In this place we are going to start our Cusco birding morning walking around the parking area, which it is full of flower attracting different hummingbirds as well as flowerpierces.


Later, we will walk uphill at a slow pace for 500 meters through a Polilepys forest looking for the beautiful Cusco endemic bird called Chestnut-breasted Mountain- Finch.


Going higher, we will get into the beginning of an Inca trail that used to connect this Cusco area with the sacred valley. At this point, we will look for another Cusco endemic bird known as Rusty-fronted Canastero and Creamy-creasted Spinetail.


At 7:30 am we are going to have our picnic-breakfast enjoying the peace of the area and trying to watch more Cusco birds.


At 9:30 am, ending our Cusco Birdwatching tour we will bring you back to your hotel.


The walking will be like 4-kilometers in total (roundtrip)

  • Cusco birds at Tambomachay:
    Tit-like Dacnis, Chestnut-breasted Mountain- Finch (E), Creamy-creasted Spinetail (E), Rusty-fronted Canastero (E), Streak-Fronted Thornbird (NE), Giant Hummingbird, Tufted Tit-Tyrant, Black-throated Flowerpiercer, Peruvian Sierra-Finch, Plumbeous Sierra-Finch, Golden-billed Saltator and more.
  • Destination

  • Departure Time

    We will start the tour at 05:30 AM.
  • Return Time

    Approximately 09:30 AM.
  • Included

    Box breakfast
    Private Transportation
    Professional Guide
  • Not Included

    • Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket
    01 night in a Lodge
    01 night in Picopata Hotel
    01 nights in a 3* hotel
    01 nights in a 3* standar hotel
    02 nights in Picopata Hotel
    3 nights in a 3* hotel
    3 nights in a 3* standard hotel
    5 Star Accommodation
    Airplane Transport
    Archaeological guide (Advanced English)
    Boat in mangroves
    Boat trip
    Box breafast
    Box breakfast (Day 01)
    Box breakfast (Day 03)
    Box lunch (Day 01)
    Breakfast (Day 02)
    Bus tickets for Machupicchu excursion
    Bus tickets to Machupicchu
    Cathedral entrance fee
    Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket
    Cooking Class Lunch
    Cusco Condors entrance fee
    Cusco's Cathedral entrande fee
    Departure Taxes
    Dinner (Day 01)
    Entrance fee
    Local Breakfast (Day 02)
    Local lunch (Day 02)
    Machupicchu entrance fee
    Personal Guide
    Pisco tasting experience
    Professional guide service
    Qoricancha entrance fee
    Specialized guides for all the tours
    Specialized local bird guide (basic English)
    Specialized local guides
    Train tickets for Machu Picchu excursion
    Train tickets to Machu Picchu
    Train tickets to Machupicchu
    Transfer in/out Cusco
    Transportation for Balcon del Diablo Tour
    Transportation for Huacarpay tour
    Trf in/out from Train Station
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