Overland Birding Tour 2017-05-20T20:31:33+00:00

Overland Birding Tour

Visit the main hotspots of central and south Chile

Our overland birding tour visits the main hotspots of central and south Chile, including Patagonia. 12 days driving up the Andes, walking through National Parks, visiting the best birding destinations of this long, narrow and beautiful country. 

Target 200 species

Some of the of the species that can be found in this tour:

Magellanic Horned Owl, Torrent Duck, Mountain Caracara, Red-backed Hawk, Craig Chilia, Moustached Turca, Chilean Mockingbird, Diameded Sandpiper Plover, Mourning Sierra Finch, Bar-winged Cinclodes, Band-tailed Sierra Finch, Grassland Yellowfinch, Yellow Rumped Siskin, Andean Condor, Black-chested Buzzard Eagle, Peruvian Booby, Inca Tern, Seaside Cinclodes, Ruddy Turnstone, Baird`s Sandpiper, Ticking Doradito, Red gartered Coot, Spot-flancked Gallinule, Grey Gull, Franklin´s Gull, Guanay Cormorant, Yellow-billed Pintail, Speckled teal, Silver Teal, Lake Duck, Crested Duck, Red Shoveler, White Tufted Grebe, Silvery Grebe, Pied-billed Grebe, Cocoi Heron, Pincoya Storm Petrel, Chucao tapaculo, Des Murs Wire-tail, Variable Hawk, Slender Billed Parakeet, Austral Parakeet, Humboldt Penguin, Magellanic Penguin.

DAY 1: SPOTTING CONDORS AT THE ANDES RANGE

DAY 2: PELAGIC NAVIGATION

DAY 3: ALTOS DE LIRCAY RESERVE

DAY 4: DRIVING SOUTH

DAY 5: HUERQUEHUE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 6: VICENTE PÉREZ ROSALES NATIONAL PARK

DAY 7: CHILOÉ ISLAND

DAY 8: CHILOÉ ISLAND – FLIGHT TO PUNTA ARENAS

DAY 9: TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 10: TORRES DEL PAINE NATIONAL PARK

DAY 11: BAGUALES RANGE – PUNTA ARENAS

DAY 12: PENGUIN COLONY AT OATWAY SOUND

FLIGHT TO SANTIAGO OR CONECT WITH SOUTH ARGENTINA POST EXTENSION:

DAY 1: CROSSING THE PATAGONIAN STEPPE

DAY 2: LOS GLACIARES NATIONAL PARK

DAY 3: FULL DAY IN A PATAGONIAN RANCH

DAY 4: TRANSFER TO EL CALAFATE AIRPORT

Destinations:  Central Area: Farellones, Quintero Maule Region: Altos de Lircay Araucania Region: Pucón, Huerquehue N.P. Lake District: Puerto Varas and Lake Llanquihue area, Vicente Pérez Rosales N.P., Chiloé island South Patagonia: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Torres del Paine.

Length: 12 days / 11 nights
Difficulty Level: Low.
Guide: –
Activities: Pre-departure Briefing: Birds of Chile – Bird watching – Outdoor Walks – Sea navigations – Naturalist focused tour – Photo opportunity.

Navigation in Puñihuil operated by Turismo y Gastronomía Puñihuil.

Transport: –
Meals: –

Birdschile privileges small hotels with high standard of quality but not luxury hotels or big chains we support local business and communities.

If you want to receive more information send us an email and we will send it to you.

Equipment required: Waterproof clothes and shoes, sunscreen, water protection for your personal equipment (cameras, lens, binoculars, etc.).

Recommendation: A good book and a field guide to bring during your trip in Chile is Alvaro Jaramillo´s Birds of Chile.

Equipment included: Literature available, bird´s check list.

If you want to receive more information send us an email and we will send it to you.

Activity Status

Available