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: Sacred Valley’s Hummingbirds

  • 6:30 am to 12:00 pm. / Minimun 02 people. Maximun 06 people.

Hummingbirds are perhaps the birds that can most cheer our hearts and Cusco is one of the best destinations to observe the Peruvian Hummingbirds. Discover the natural side of the Sacred Valley of the Incas on a birding tour that will connect you with nature…Discover the hummingbirds of Ensifera Camp.

This is a half-day tour, just 60 kilometers from Cusco City where different species of Cusco hummingbird will be waiting for you at Ensifera Camp


Our birding tour starts at 06:30 am from your hotel in Cusco City and transfer to the Ensifera Camp – Hummingbird Garden. This place is located in the town of Yanahuara in the middle of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.


When we arrive to Ensifera Camp we’ll go to the birds hide to start with our activity.


Hummingbirds or colibris are the smallest birds in the world and are native to the America, their long slender needle bills are adapted for reaching deep into tubular flowers to extract nectar.


Our expert bird guide will explain about the history of this place as well as the characteristics and curiosities of this small birds, and with him you will learn how to identify them.


At 11:00 am we will return to Cusco city or transfer to Ollantaytambo town


If you are a Hummingbird Lover we can start our tour a little earlier without extra cost just in order to enjoy more of this Peruvian Hummingbirds. Also, you can ask for our other Peruvian Hummingbird birdwatching Tours as well as our specialized Cusco hummingbird Tour.


As a PLUS, on the way to Ensifera Camp we will stop in one Andean Lagoon for other Cusco birds like Andean Duck, Puna Teal, Silvery and White-tufted Greebe, Andean Flicker and the astonishing Andean Goose.


  • Hummingbirds of the Sacred Valley:
    Sparkling Violetear, Lesser Violetear, Black-tailed Trainbearer, Green-tailed Trainbearer, Bearded Mountaineer, Tyrian Metaltail, Scaled Metaltail, Shining Sunbeam, White-tufted Sunbeam (E), Violet-throated Starfrontlet, Sword-billed Hummingbird, Great Sapphirewing, Giant Hummingbird, White-bellied Woodstar, White-bellied Hummingbird, Green-and-white Humming (E).
  • Destination

  • Departure Time

    We will start the tour at 06:30 AM.
  • Return Time

    Approximately 12:00 PM.
  • 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

6:30 AM: Departure

We will pick you up from your hotel at 6:30 am to go in private vehicle to Sacred valley.

8:00 AM: The adventure begins

Arrival at Sacred Valley and beginning of the adventure.

11:00 AM: Return

Return to Cusco city.
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