Birdwatching Cusco Peru

Birdwatching Peru

Birdwatching Peru–The fabled Peruvian bird-watching. If ever there was a lifetime experience—this is it. So immerse yourself in a Peru that is uniquely yours. Add extra days or adjust locations to see what you want to see, the way you want to see it. Peru is one of the greatest countries on earth for bird lovers. The bird population in Peru is, incredibly, about 10% of the world’s total. With nearly 2,000 species of resident and migrant birds identified throughout Peru, great bird-watching sites abound.

Manu, Paracas, and Machu Picchu are just a few of the many places that draw international birdwatchers to Peru. With more than twice as many species as the whole of North America, Peru is one of the today’s top birding destinations. Peru is one of the three most diverse countries for birds on Earth and stands at the top of the international birder’s agenda. Its varied geography and topography, and its wildernesses of so many different life zones have endowed Peru with the greatest bio-diversity and a large density of birds.

Manu Biosphere Reserve, believed to have the highest concentration of bird life on the planet, is legendary among birders. It boasts more than 1,000 species of birds. Cocks-of-the-rock, quetzals, toucanets, tanagers, and seven species of colorful macaws await patient birders. Some visitors have spotted as many as 500 species in relatively short visits to Manu. The Tambopata National Reserve is also extraordinary for birding and more accessible than Manu. The reserve, about a third the size of Costa Rica, claims more species of birds (around 600) and butterflies (more than 1,200) than any place of similar size. Both Tambopata and Manu are famous for their collpas, or salt licks, where hundreds of macaws, parrots, and other birds appear daily to feed.

Look into the eyes of a mountain monkey on your way to Manu. Hike up majestic Machu Picchu. Craft an elegant amazonian birding featuring Manu National Park, and Tambopata National Reserve. Create your perfect travel style, whether authentic safari tent, handpicked lodge or prestigious hotel. Throughout your journey, your private local guide will bring Peruvian culture, wildlife, music and cuisine to life. Relax knowing that our local expert staff will enhance your travel experience. We know Peru. So contact our experts for your customized Birding adventures, your way, your pace.

Apart from some of the world’s best birding (and as we all know, birding is just an excuse to get us to wild and wonderful places), Peru is just a great place to be. It has unsurpassed scenery, a magnificent history, friendly people, impressive archaeological sites, stunning scenery, and great cuisine.

Join us for the adventure of a lifetime – give us a call at +51 984 464 391 or shoot us an email at info@perusummit.com to learn more or book your spot today!

These trips are officially operated by Peru Summit, a 100% local tour operator based in Cusco.

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Our main destinations for Birdwatching Peru, and Cusco:

  • Manu National Park 4 – 7 days

  • Tambopata National Reserve 3 – 5 days

  • Huacarpay Wetland full day

  • Machu Picchu, Hydroelectric full day

  • Inca Trail 5 days

  • Choquequirao Trek 5 days

  • Salkantay Trek 6 days

  • Abra Malaga Cloud Forest 2 Days.

Request a Quote: We can customize this private birding tour just for you. Any detail can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and other destinations. Call us at +51 984 464 391 or request a quote, Here.