Kolibri Expeditions - Peru Birding Tours and Birdwatching Holidays Worldwide
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Why birding Peru with Kolibri Expeditions?

MORE BIRDS!
An ecotourism experience that fits your time constraints, budget, skills and fitness level. DON’T PAY MORE TO SEE LESS.

Don't pay more to see less. Apart from bird watching holidays in Peru we also organize bird photography and eco-tourism trips to Peru, South America and Worldwide.

Peru bird watching tours can be customized to fit all comfort levels. Our expert guides take into account your birding experience and help you reach a Higher Skill Level.

Fixed departures in our calendar have lower prices. For some tours such as the Manu Road or North Peru there is tiered pricing depending on level of comfort in lodging and the services you choose. This way you can choose a price that fits your budget.

Use the category menu or the calendar to find a trip that suits your needs in content and time frame. Check tour length to find a trip of preferred length of time. For those with very limited time we recommend look at our 5 day tours covering the major birding areas of Peru.

Recently we have started offering trips outside of Peru. Check our short Winter Japan tour for example.

Our clients choose us because:

  • Of our ....Environment, Conservation and Community commitments.
  • We provide free, completely safe treated drinking water and this way avoid plastic disposable bottles. Doing our part to combat plastic pollution in South America where there is lack of recycling and garbage treatment. Furthermore bottled water is a waste of natural resources and energy. Water is filtered and treated with micro pore systems.
  • We involve and train local guides.
  • We have pioneered new birding areas some that have become part of the regular birding circuit today.
  • We have the longest track record of organizing Pelagic Trips in Peru.
  • Our drivers and guides are legendary.
  • We provide birding for everyone; at every level.
  • We provide deluxe trips as well as budget trips. Even self-guided trips, if you want only some of the logistics taken care of. And we provide for every level of comfort and pace. Your requirements are our guideline. We can pair you up with others who are interested in the same type of trip.
  • We love Hard Core Birding - with Big Days, Specific Target species and attempts to reach 500-1000 species.
  • We love Relaxed Birding where nature, birding and culture often are combined.
  • We love Bird Photography trips, helping you to get the best shots.
  • Also other Fauna, rare plant and orchid trips.

  • MORE BIRDS!
    An ecotourism experience that fits your time constraints, budget, skills and fitness level. DON’T PAY MORE TO SEE LESS.

UPCOMING TRIPS 2019
If you don't find a suitable trip, please contact us at kolibriexp@gmail.com
MAY 2019
20 - 29 North Peru getaway (10 days) featuring White-winged Guan and Marvelous Spatuletail (Guide(s): Carlos AltamiranoJuan Julca)   Last minute confirmation. This trip will run! Let us know if you want to join. 
30 Lima Days: Palomino Islets and La Poza Arenilla en La Punta   Half day birding at Palomino islets with Humboldt Penguin and Inca tern. 
If you don't find a suitable trip, please contact us at kolibriexp@gmail.com
JUNE 2019
19 Bird photography in Lima (Guide(s): Gunnar Engblom)   Join us for some of the most photogenic of the Lima birds such as Inca Tern and Many-colored Rush-Tyrant. 
20 Machu Picchu: Independant one day or two day trip   Machu Picchu on your own. We fix transfers, hotels, trains, and entrance fees. If several people sign up, we can arrange a bird guide for some birding also in the area. 
21 - 25 5 day Manu Road Birding and Photography   The people who are doing this trip are also doing a visit to Machu Picchu before the trip and adding a day in Lima after the trip. Ask us for details. kolibriexp@gmail.com
22 Lima days: Pantanos de Villa, Pucusana, Puerto Viejo, Lomas de Asia and Cañete valley (Guide(s): Alejandro Tello)   A full day exploring the Peruvian coast for birds visiting a number of different sites. 
23 Lima Days: Palomino Islets and La Poza Arenilla en La Punta (Guide(s): Alejandro Tello)   Our popular boat trip to sealions, penguins, pelicans, boobies and Inca Tern.
If you don't find a suitable trip, please contact us at kolibriexp@gmail.com
JULY 2019
4 - 7 FIXED DEPARTURE - Scarlet-banded Barbet extension   An extension to any of the popular north Peru tours, we take you to Plataforma to see the Scarlet-banded Barbet, the newly described Cordillera Azul Antbird and as yet undescribed new species of Woodcreeper.
8 - 23 FIXED DEPARTURE - Northern Peru Complete Standard Birding Route in 16 days.   This 16 day tour comprehensively covers all the best sites in north Peru, and can be combined with shorter trips to see the Scarlet-banded Barbet and newly described Cordillera Azul Antbird and to San Lorenzo to see the recently rediscovered White-masket Antbird.
14 Bird photography in Lima (Guide(s): Alejandro Tello)   Humboldt Penguin and Inca Tern are two of the more important photographic targets today. 
15 - 16 Lima days: Santa Eulalia valley and Marcopomacocha (Guide(s): Gunnar Engblom)   Two days searching for and photographing endemics in the mountains above Lima... and Diademed Sandpiper Plover. 
 
17 - 21 Machu Picchu and Abra Malaga - Birding program (Guide(s): Alex Durand)   Birdphotography friendly bird tour which also includes a visit to the condors at Chonta. 
21 Bird photography in Lima (Guide(s): Gunnar Engblom)   A short introduction to the birds of Lima through the lense of your camera. Specifically targeting Many-colored Rush-Tyrant and Inca Tern. 
22 - 26 5 day Manu Road Birding and Photography   This year we shall include a stay at Villa Carmen, where there is an Amazonian Antpitta coming to handouts. 
25 - 28 FIXED DEPARTURE - White-masked Antbird twitch at San Lorenzo   Recently the rare and little known White-masked Antbird has been found at San Lorenzo. Accessible by light aircraft from Yurimaguas, there are many rare species. including Black-necked Red-Cotinga and Black Bushbird.
27 - 29 Bird photography at Chuncho Macaw Lick and birding at Chuncho Lodge. 3 days. (Guide(s): )   Scarlet, Red and Green and Blue-and-Yellow Macaws all together. It is an amazing show. 
29 - Aug 2 Lowland SE Peru specialties at Los Amigos Research Center (Guide(s): )   The best birding in Soiuthern Amazon with lots of wildlife, including  Emperor Tamarin. 
If you don't find a suitable trip, please contact us at kolibriexp@gmail.com
AUGUST 2019
5 - 21 FIXED DEPARTURE - Complete Manu Birding Tour 17 days   One of the most popular longer tours we run where you can expect to check over 500 species.
If you don't find a suitable trip, please contact us at kolibriexp@gmail.com
SEPTEMBER 2019
24 - 26 Bird photography at Chuncho Macaw Lick and birding at Chuncho Lodge. 3 days. (Guide(s): )   Best macaw lick to photograph in SE Peru. Also good bamboo and a good tower. 
27 - Oct 31 BIG MONTH BIRDING PERU with Gunnar Engblom and special guests. (Guide(s): Gunnar EngblomAlex DurandCarlos Altamirano)   Once again we take the 1K challenge. The goal to record over 1000 species in one month. We have refined the program to make it more productive. Special guests will be announced later. Price is $9500 for 35 days in the field and all flights and entrance fees are included. 
If you don't find a suitable trip, please contact us at kolibriexp@gmail.com
OCTOBER 2019
1 - 16 FIXED DEPARTURE - Complete Manu Birding Tour 17 days   One of the most popular longer tours we run where you can expect to check over 500 species.
5 - 11 Jaguar Safari and Birding in Pantanal   We repeat our classic good value Pantanal trip with Jaguar and Hyacith Macaws. 
12 - 19 Bird Photography in South East Brazil 8 days (Guide(s): Gunnar Engblom)   Focus on Hummingbirds? One may leave Trilhas dos Tucanos after one night there and spend the last night at Intervales State Park in order to also get Purple-crowned Plovercrest.  Birding is also very good at Intervales, with several species not available at Trilhas dos Tucanos. 
If you don't find a suitable trip, please contact us at kolibriexp@gmail.com
NOVEMBER 2019
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DECEMBER 2019
21 - 31 North Peru getaway (10 days) featuring White-winged Guan and Marvelous Spatuletail (Guide(s): Gunnar Engblom)   Escape the holiday frenzy and do some relaxing birdwatching instead in North Peru with Spectacled Bear and Marvelous Spatuletail.  
25 - 29 Long-whiskered Owlet and Marvellous Spatuletail 5 day Get-away   Want to get away and do some birding over Christmas and New Year. This is your chance, combine this trip with the Scarlet-banded Barbet extension
29 - Jan 1 Scarlet-banded Barbet extension   Extension to our short 5 day North Peru with Marvelous Spatuletail and Long-whiskered Owlet. 



UPCOMING TRIPS 2020
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JANUARY 2020
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FEBRUARY 2020
23 - 29 FIXED DEPARTURE - Winter Birding and Bird Photography in Japan (Guide(s): Gunnar Engblom)   Steller's Eagle, Blakiston's Fish-Owl, Red-crowned Crane and Snow Monkeys 
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MARCH 2020
16 - Apr 7 Guyana with Roraima hike and Suriname extension (Guide(s): Gunnar Engblom)   The most amazing and the wildest South America trip of them all visiting four countries in 3 weeks.
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APRIL 2020
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MAY 2020
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JUNE 2020
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JULY 2020
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AUGUST 2020
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SEPTEMBER 2020
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OCTOBER 2020
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NOVEMBER 2020
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DECEMBER 2020

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