Lake Atitlan Birdwatching Adventure


Customer reviews

4 and a half star review 25


Activity Level
Moderate

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Your chance to

  • Explore Some of the best Birding Hot spots of Lake Atitlan
  • See other native birds in the region
  • Enjoy nice walks into secondary forest and Coffee plantations

What’s Included

  • All Transportation for listed Activities
  • Professional Specialized bilingual birdwatching tour guide
  • Admission fees if required

At a glance

  • This day trip excursion is based from Lake Atitlan
  • Experience some of our endemic birds of Atitlan
  • It is not a difficult walk
  • Great views of from our trails

What’s Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities for your guide / driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas or vaccinations
Day 1

Starting Time: 6:30am from your hotel On the day of the tour a representative of Voltan Adventures will meet you at your hotel lobby; from here you will travel by boat to explore the trail of Santa Cruz la Laguna at Tzansiguan Trail.

Most of our birding trails are used by locals to cultivate coffee and between other frutal trees. The Lake Atitlan Area is home for several great birds like, Blue-and-White Mockingbird, Blue-throated Motmot Prevost’s Ground-Sparrow, Rufous Sabrewing
hummingbird, Slate-red Start, Azure Crowned hummingbird and between other great bird species. At noon time we take a break to review our birds list, and then in the late afternoon we continue for another couple ours in a different spot. Approx. return time to hotel is 5:30pm.

REQUEST FOR AN ACTUAL PRICE

  • Day tour
  • Warm clothing for cold weather
  • Waterproof jacket in case it rains
  • Have a copy of your Passport with you
  • Bring enough cash with you, no credit or debit cards can be used in this village
  • Hiking shoes
  • Bring a snack
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2016

Last month, my husband and I and two good friends spent four days on Rio Dulce with Pedro Solis of Tours Adventure Atitlan. We have been coming to Guatemala for many years and have always wanted to travel in the Atlantic Lowlands but worried that it would be too difficult to do alone and didn’t want to do it in a big group.

We met Pablo in 2014 when he gave us a one day birdwatching tour at Lake Atitlan. We were charmed then with his knowledge and his personality, and contacted him this year to discuss Rio Dulce. With a minimum of emails back and forth he understood what we were looking for and together we designed the four day trip.

The trip was everything we wanted and more. We swam in a hot spring waterfall (Finca Paraiso), toured Livingston with a pillar of the garafuna community there, stayed at an adventurous jungle lodge (Hotelito Perdido) and traveled up and down Rio Dulce and Rio Lampara experiencing birds, other wildlife and the simple everyday lives of the indigenous people. Through it all, Pedro was informative, personable and organized. He has many friends and contacts and treats everyone he meets with respect. I would recommend him and his company highly for any Guatemalan travel that you might want.

Visited February 2016
 

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