BIRDING TOURS BY DATE – 2022

South Peru - Birding the Inca Empire, Andes and Amazonian Rainforests July 2021/2022/2023

South Peru - Birding the Inca Empire, Andes and Amazonian Rainforests July 2021/2022/2023

This is a classic tour of southern Peru, in which we sample a huge range of different habitats from coastal desert to high altitude desert to Andean cloudforest and steaming Amazonian lowlands – the richest biome on the planet for birds.

South Africa: Mammal and Birding – The Kalahari September/October 2021/2022/2023

South Africa: Mammal and Birding – The Kalahari September/October 2021/2022/2023

The vast Kalahari area is semi-desert, where some very tough African mammals can be found relatively easily. Moreover, it has a lot of mammals (notably...

Birding Northeast Argentina: Iberá Marshlands and Iguazú National Park October 2021/2022/2023

Birding Northeast Argentina: Iberá Marshlands and Iguazú National Park October 2021/2022/2023

The Iberá Marshlands, which is the largest wetland area in South America after the Pantanal in Brazil. Come and explore this captivating paradise, combined with the fascinating Iguazú Falls, close to the border of Brazil.

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Argentina: Southern Patagonia: Los Glaciares National Park, Austral Rail & Hooded Grebe October 2021/2022/2023

Argentina: Southern Patagonia: Los Glaciares National Park, Austral Rail & Hooded Grebe October 2021/2022/2023

This tour combines some of the most diverse birding areas of the Southern Cone in Argentina: Los Glaciares National Park and the vast steppes of southern Patagonia. The region hosts a wide diversity of habitats, all home to a wide diversity of birds.

Brazil: Cerrado Endemics, Brazilian Merganser and Maned Wolf October 2021/2022/2023

Brazil: Cerrado Endemics, Brazilian Merganser and Maned Wolf October 2021/2022/2023

Many people know of the immense Brazilian Amazon with its astonishing biodiversity. But very few people are aware of the cerrado: a fascinating biome of vast grasslands, lightly wooded savannas, and ribbons of gallery forest growing along winding rivers. By birding this spectacular landscape we hope to encounter a large selection of its special avifauna.

Chile Mammal and Birding: Pumas in Torres del Paine, Southern Patagonia October 2021/2022/2023

Chile Mammal and Birding: Pumas in Torres del Paine, Southern Patagonia October 2021/2022/2023

At the southern tip of Patagonia there is a vast territory crowned by the majestic Paine Massif with Its stunning granite “towers” and “horns”. This paradise is protected by the Torres del Paine National Park, “the jewel in the crown” of the Chilean national park system.

Bolivia: Land of Endemic Macaws with optional pre-tour for Blue-throated Macaw October 2021/2022

Bolivia: Land of Endemic Macaws with optional pre-tour for Blue-throated Macaw October 2021/2022

Bolivia may be one of the less-frequently-visited birding destinations in South America, but it has truly great birding potential.

Ecuador: The Amazon – Clay Lick and Giant Otters October 2021/2022/2023

Ecuador: The Amazon – Clay Lick and Giant Otters October 2021/2022/2023

Ecuador’s Yasuní National Park is one of the most diverse places on earth, spanning nearly 2.5 million acres of lush rainforest. The Ecuadorian Amazon is home to more than 600 bird species.

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Northeastern Brazil: Araripe Manakin, Lear's Macaw and other endemics November 2021/2022/2023

Northeastern Brazil: Araripe Manakin, Lear's Macaw and other endemics November 2021/2022/2023

Many people know of the immense Brazilian Amazon with its astonishing biodiversity. But very few people are aware of the cerrado: a fascinating biome of vast grasslands, lightly wooded savannas, and ribbons of gallery forest growing along winding rivers. By birding this spectacular landscape we hope to encounter a large selection of its special avifauna.

Argentina:  Puerto Madryn and Valdés Peninsula November 2021/2022

Argentina: Puerto Madryn and Valdés Peninsula November 2021/2022

This short tour of Tierra del Fuego gives you the opportunity to explore southern Patagonia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park from the world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia. Apart from the sheer beauty of the area there is an assortment of important bird species which will be targeted.

Northern Ecuador Birding Paradise – Hummingbird and Antpitta Extravaganza November 2021/2022/2023

Northern Ecuador Birding Paradise – Hummingbird and Antpitta Extravaganza November 2021/2022/2023

Ecuador has the highest bird species diversity per square kilometer on the planet and offers some of the best birding of South America. Due to the short distances to drive, good tourist infrastructure, and wonderful lodges and other facilities for birders, Ecuador is perhaps the obligatory destination on the continent!

Galapagos: Natural History Extravaganza November 2021/2022

Galapagos: Natural History Extravaganza November 2021/2022

Just 483 years ago the first man stepped onto the Galápagos Islands and marveled at this living laboratory. Today we continue to be awestruck by this constantly changing archipelago.

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Argentina: 1-day Ushuaia Birding Tour November 2021/2022

Argentina: 1-day Ushuaia Birding Tour November 2021/2022

This short tour of Tierra del Fuego gives you the opportunity to explore southern Patagonia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park from the world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia. Apart from the sheer beauty of the area there is an assortment of important bird species which will be targeted.

Argentina: Southern Patagonia – Tierra del Fuego November 2021/2022

Argentina: Southern Patagonia – Tierra del Fuego November 2021/2022

This short tour of Tierra del Fuego gives you the opportunity to explore southern Patagonia and the Tierra del Fuego National Park from the world’s most southerly city, Ushuaia. Apart from the sheer beauty of the area there is an assortment of important bird species which will be targeted.

Costa Rica Escape January 2022/2023

Costa Rica Escape January 2022/2023

Costa Rica offers probably the best birding in Central America not only in terms of birds (the country holds 933 species) but also in terms of accommodation and tourist infrastructure.

South Africa: Flock to Marion and IOCongress – Cape Pre-tours January/August 2022

South Africa: Flock to Marion and IOCongress – Cape Pre-tours January/August 2022

Birding Ecotours is offering a series of 1-day and 3-day post-flock and post-congress terrestrial birding trips targeting Cape endemics and specials.

Guyana: Lost World - Guiana Shield Specialists and Sun Parakeet January 2022/2023

Guyana: Lost World - Guiana Shield Specialists and Sun Parakeet January 2022/2023

Guyana offers an exploration of its unbelievably colorful and exciting birdlife, from the majestic Harpy Eagle to the stunning Guianan Cock-of-the-rock.

South Africa: Flock to Marion and IOCongress – KwaZulu-Natal Extensions February/August 2022

South Africa: Flock to Marion and IOCongress – KwaZulu-Natal Extensions February/August 2022

Birding Ecotours is offering two pre-flock and two pre-congress (the latter also available as extensions) terrestrial birding tours targeting KwaZulu-Natal and Drakensberg endemics and specials

South Africa: Flock to Marion and IOCongress – Highveld/Johannesburg Extensions February/August 2022

South Africa: Flock to Marion and IOCongress – Highveld/Johannesburg Extensions February/August 2022

Birding Ecotours is offering two pre-flock and two pre-congress (the latter also available as extensions) terrestrial birding tours targeting KwaZulu-Natal and Drakensberg endemics and specials

Colombia: Medellín and Bogotá Endemics March 2022/2023

Colombia: Medellín and Bogotá Endemics March 2022/2023

On the first part of this tour to Colombia we will arrive at the city of Medellín and immediately explore its surroundings to look for ...

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Vietnam: Central and Southern Vietnam Endemics and Specialties March 2022/2023

Vietnam: Central and Southern Vietnam Endemics and Specialties March 2022/2023

This exclusive small-group (maximum six people) birdwatching tour of Central and Southern Vietnam starts and ends in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known ...

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Bhutan: Bhutan in Spring March 2022/2023

Bhutan: Bhutan in Spring March 2022/2023

The Kingdom of Bhutan, known as “the Land of the Thunder Dragon” and “a Kingdom in the Clouds”, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions.

Ethiopia: Lalibela Historical Extension April 2022/2023

Ethiopia: Lalibela Historical Extension April 2022/2023

This short historical extension to Lalibela, one of Ethiopia’s most sacred sites, is a perfect complement to our 21-day Complete Abyssinia tour .

India: Assam – Kaziranga and Nameri National Parks April/November 2022/2023

India: Assam – Kaziranga and Nameri National Parks April/November 2022/2023

This short, standalone tour, or extension to our Birding Tour Bhutan: Bhutan in Spring and our Birding Tour Bhutan: Bhutan in Fall goes to the Indian state of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit.

Norway: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) Cruise — Polar Bears and Seabirds June 2022

Norway: Svalbard (Spitsbergen) Cruise — Polar Bears and Seabirds June 2022

On any Artic cruise one of our main targets is Polar Bear (and other Arctic mammals), however our guide is first and foremost a birding guide, so we'll...

Borneo: Sarawak – Restricted Range Endemics September 2022/2023/ July 2024

Borneo: Sarawak – Restricted Range Endemics September 2022/2023/ July 2024

The Malaysian province of Sarawak in Borneo takes more effort than neighboring Sabah, but we do not recommend missing Sarawak as it provides superior chances of seeing some mega world birds of rather legendary status!

Borneo: Sabah Premium Tour September 2022/2023/ July 2024

Borneo: Sabah Premium Tour September 2022/2023/ July 2024

Borneo, the world’s third-largest island, is one of the world’s most biodiverse wildlife havens with over 50 island endemics found.

Bhutan: Bhutan in Fall November 2022/2023

Bhutan: Bhutan in Fall November 2022/2023

The Kingdom of Bhutan, known as “a Kingdom in the Clouds” and “the Land of the Thunder Dragon”, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions.