Petén has the largest reserves extension of Central America
More than 400 bird species have been recorded in this region.
Birding Hotspots: Tikal, Yaxha, Uaxactun, Ixpanpajul and Las Guacamayas Biological Station.
Enjoy a great birding tour for experts or beginners
Guests are picked up from your hotel at 5:00 am or 4:00 pm
Start your experience of birding tour at Tikal or Yaxha. Both archaeological sites are located in the Maya Biosphere Reserve. Ancient buildings amidst the forest offer good opportunities to see canopy birds and regional endemics like Ocellated Turkey and Black-throated Shrike-Tanager, Tikal is one of the best sites to see the rare Orange-breasted Falcon.
Another of the bird species expected are:
King Vulture, Crested Guan, Mealy Parrot, Pheasant Cuckoo, Tody Motmot and others. Our guide will try to show the greatest number of species or seek to focus on their species you requested. It can be a life bird.
- Time: 5:00 – 9:00 am (morning) / 4:00 – 7:00 pm (afternoon)
Type of Tour: Only Private Tour - Half day
Enjoy the comfort and convenience of a private birding Half-day tour last from sunrise (5 to 6 a.m.) to mid-day. Or 4 to 5 p.m. to evening.
Ocellated Turkey and Black-throated Shrike-Tanager, Tikal is one of the best sites to see the rare Orange-breasted Falcon.
Enjoy your breakfast at Tikal
Work up an appetite and enjoy a delicious breakfast at local restaurant in Tikal.
INCLUSIONSPrivate ground transportation to/from your hotel
Expert birding guide. (most guides are fluent in English)
Quick FactsStarting: Flores
Duration: 4 hrs.
Departure Time: 5:00 – 9:00 am
Meeting Point: Flores Island / Hotel
What to bring?Peten is quite hot most of the year:
Light clothing and comfortable footwear.
BIODEGRADABLE sunscreen and mosquito repellent.
Raingear (June to Nov) Raincoat
Extra cash (tips, shopping)
Cancellation PolicyCancellations made 72 hrs. before = 80% refund
Cancellations made 48 hrs. before = 50% refund.
Cancellations made less than 24 hrs. before = no refund. “No Show”