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).
Departure TimeWe will start the tour at 06:30 AM.
Return TimeApproximately 12:00 PM.
IncludedPrivate TransportationProfessional GuideSnacks
Not Included• Chonta´s condor observation circuit ticket5 Star AccommodationAirplane TransportalmuerzoBoat tripBox breafastBox breakfastBoxlunchBreakfastBus tickets for Machupicchu excursionCathedral entrance feeChonta´s condor observation circuit ticketCusco Condors entrance feeCusco's Cathedral entrande feeDeparture TaxesEntrance feeMachupicchu entrance feePersonal GuidePisco tasting experienceProfessional guide serviceQoricancha 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