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3D/2N: Hummingbirds and orchids

The main objective of this expedition is observing approximately 40 species of hummingbirds and 68 species of orchids. The highligth species are the Koepcke´s Hermit (Phaethornis koepckeae), Rufous-crested Coquette (Lophornis delattrei), Wire-crested Thorntail (Discosura popelairii), Long-tailed Sylph (Aglaiocercus kingi) and Booted Racket-tail (Ocreatus underwoodii).


DAY 01

Koepcke’s Hermit

The trip begins in Tarapoto city, where we visit the surroundings of the Cordillera Escalera Conservation Area to observe the Koepcke’s Hermit within other representative species of hummingbirds and birds of that sector.

At the end of the day, we make wildlife sighting at night around Moyobamba, where owls and other nocturnal wild species are the highlights.

DAY 02

Hummingbirds of the Alto Mayo Protected Forest

On the second day of the expedition, we depart from Moyobamba to the Alto Mayo Protected Forest, where we look for species such as Rufous-crested Coquette, Wire-crested Thorntail, Long-tailed Sylph and Booted Racket-tail. In addition, this day we will enjoy a breakfast with local inputs from a natural reserve and high-quality organic coffee.

At the end of the day we return to Moyobamba to sleep in a local lodging.

DAY 03

Moyobamba Orchids

The third and last day we carry out our activities in the surroundings of Moyobamba where we look for the Rufous-crested Coquette, we visit sites that cultivate and commercialize orchids and bromeliads, and finally we move to the airport in Tarapoto city when the service ends.

It includes guide services, payment of entry to tourist sites, lodging, food, land, and river transfers, activities, use of telescope or binoculars and information materials.


The price per person from $ 420 dollars (for group size of 4 passengers).


Private ground transportation.
Lodging with 3 meals for day.
All entrance fees for nature reserves.
Drink water supply, coffee and snacks available.

Natural Guide.


Specialized equipment and material.


Air transportation (international and national flights).
Any extra beverages and meal in the route and hotels.
Another extra service demanded.

International airfares, airport departure or visa fees, excess baggage charges, additional nights during the trip due to flight cancellations, insurance of any kind, laundry, telephone calls or messages, flight reconfirmation and personal items.


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Rack-tail, booted

Hermit, Koepcke´s

Jewelfront, Gould´s

Sylp, Long-tailed

Starthroat, Long-billed

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