Rincon Suizo Birdwatching Adventure


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4 and a half star review 25


Activity Level
Moderate

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Your chance to

  • Experience and see pink-headed warbler on its habitat
  • See other native birds in the region
  • Hike into pine-oak forest

What’s Included

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

At a glance

  • This day trip excursion is based from Lake Atitlan Or Antigua Guatemala
  • Pink headed warbler is an endemic birds to Guatemala Highlands
  • It is not a difficult walk
  • 1.hrs away from lake Atitlan, and 1.5hrs away from Antigua or
    Guatemala City

What’s Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Gratuities for your guide / driver
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas or vaccinations
Pink-Headed Warbler

Starting Time: 6am from your hotel On the day of the tour a representative of Tours Atitlan will meet you at your hotel lobby, from here you will drive to Tecpan in the central highlands of
Guatemala where the activity will take place.
We will explore this beautiful pine-oak forest based at 2286 mts. By sea level, perfect place to find pink-headed warbler among other native species of the region. Also on good days we can see Blue-throated Motmot.
After discovering our endemic bird we will revise our check list and the travel back to your hotel. Ending time: 1:00pm

PRICE 2 Pax. $90 Per person (Private tour only) Aditional pax. $40

  • 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
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did a half-day tour with Pedro at Rincón Suizo, a high-elevation reserve north of Tecpán. Pedro was an extremely capable and enthusiastic guide, who went out of his way to help me educate myself in the avifauna. He was able to isolate birds in his scope for me to inspect, and he often took photos to help me with identification. We saw a nice variety of exotic highland birds, including the much sought after pink-headed warbler. The tour was expensive ($150), but that included transportation to and from Panajachel. Pedro used his smartphone to attract the pink-headed warbler, a practice I’m not fond of, but I’m sure he would have desisted if I had something. Overall, I was very satisfied, and I highly recommend this company to birders traveling in Guatemala. Tip for travelers to Rincón Suizo: consider taking dramamine. I got a serious case of vertigo on the winding, mountain road, exacerbated by the altitude and possibly by dehydration.

Visited November 2016
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful experience going bird watching with Isaias around Lake Atitlan. Isaias was knowledgeable, and assured that each person in our group had a chance to see each bird. He took us to a beautiful garden, so in addition to seeing many birds, we also saw amazingly beautiful flowers. His excitement about some of the unique birds we saw enhanced my experience. Isaias took the time at the end of our excursion to help us review the many varieties of birds we had seen. I would recommend him to future visitors.

Visited December 2016

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