6 Days Bogotá and Magdalena Valley

Colombia is located in the north of South America; it has two oceans and a variety of climatic zones combine with its tropical location is recognized as the most bio diverse region in the world. Colombia has become an attraction for naturalists, mainly birders who want to experience the richest country in species. During the visit, the tourist will also discover a country rich in culture, friendly people, beautiful landscapes and a variety of climates, which makes the visit much more enjoyable.

  1. Day 1 Bogota Birding in Florida Marshes.

    La Florida has adapted spaces for bird watching; the birds of this region are associated with the highlands and paramos. There we can find the first endemics of this tour: the Bogota Rail and Apolinar’s Wren and some near-endemics birds as Silver-throated Spinetail, Rufous-browed Conebill and the Colombian subspecies Spot-flanked Gallinule, among others. In the afternoon, drive three hours to Victoria and overnight there.

  2. Day 2. Victoria (IBA – Bellavista Reserve)

    Located in the Magdalena Valley, Victoria has one of the most important reserves of dry forest in Colombia. This reserve is perfect to find the endemics Sooty Ant-Tanager, Colombian Chachalaca, Beautiful Woodpecker and White-mantled Barbet; other specialties like King Vulture, Grey-necked Wood Rail, Tody Motmot, White-bibbed Manakin and Striped Manakin. Overnight at Victoria.

  3. Day 3. Drive to el Paujil Reserve

    In the morning, visit Guarinocito Lake for the Northern Screamer, then drive to el Paujil, birding in the afternoon.

  4. Day 4. El Paujil full day

    Visit the different paths for those special birds, such as the Blue-billed Curassow.

  5. Day 5. Río Claro

    Visit for some targets in this place, Antioquia Bristle-Tyrant, Magdalena Antbird, Saffron-headed Parrot, Scarlet-browed Tanager and others. Night at Rio Claro Hotel.

  6. Day 6. Back to Bogotá

    We spend the day birding on the route to Bogotá, transfer to the airport and return home.