Flagship species: Colombian Ortalis: Andean Guacharaca (Colombian Chachalaca)
Andean Guacharacas, also known as Colombian pavones -turkey-, counts with three endemic species. The sighting route presented now provides a great experience in the sighting of this birds and an excellent possibility to photograph them. The group habits of “guacharacas”, as well as their songs that sound in the distance are characteristics that facilitate their identification in the field. The population of Guacharacas are limited to fragmented patches of the wet jungles, dry and wet tropical forests typical of the Colombian Andean regions.
- Endemic Birds
- Available Dates
- What´s Included
- What´s NOT Included
- Vulnerable Species
This route was designed to know paths typical of a rich cultural, gastronomic, social and environmental tradition and its made including high zones of paramo to reach the sea level. The tour allows to know the wealth of ancestral paths, and also to visit privileged and unique ecosystems, and reach communication between the different biomes and the human being.
LEVEL OF DIFFICULTY
This route has a level of difficulty tat oscillates between 1 nad 3 in the scale of 1 to 6 ( the source of this measurement way is the Guide to the good practices of tourism of the nature. Productive Transformation Program- 2014).
WHAT WE ARE GOING TO FIND
As suggested, this program is developed between 350mmsnm and 4,500 msnm, in temperatures that oscillate between 27°C and 6°C, which represents a very wide gradient altitude and outlines a great diversity of flora and fauna. Such condition will allow to know a great wealth of birds. It is estimated that in the department of Cundinamarca there will be a watch an approximate potential of 350 species of birds, 14 of which are endemic.
Following are shown the beautiful endemic birds that possibly will be watched in the tour.
This will be your itinerary:
ActivitiesArrival to Bogotá. Reception at El Dorado Airport and transfer to the hotel. Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesBogotá: National University of Colombia (UN), Natural History museum of the Institute of Natural Sciences of the UN. Afternoon: Visit to the Museum of Gold and the Monserrate Mountain. Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesBogotá: Suasie Route Path Length of the Chingasa National Natural Park Afternoon: La Calera Municipality: La Calera Hummingbirds Reserve. Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesBogotá Route of the Three Lagoons of the SAumapaz National Natural Park Afternoon: La Regadera Reservoir Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesBogotá: Ruta de la Alondra. Reserva Cerro Seco. Tarde: salida cultural a la Quinta de Bolívar, Museo de Botero y Museo Nacional. Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesCota Municipality: La Florida Park. Afternoon: Bogotá: Tour between Verde de Luz and Stone in the Soratama environment Class Room . Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesSan Antonio del Tequendama Municipality: Paths of Butterflies and Dos Quebradas in the Chicaque Natural Park. Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesSan Francisco de Sales Municipality Enchanted Jardin Reserve. Supata Municipality: Orchids of Los Andes nursery. Sasaima Municipality: Heliconias Forest in the Andean Paradise Natural Reserve Hotel el Tambo Eco Hotel. Municipio de la Vega.
ActivitiesSan Juan de la Vega Municipality: Tabacal Lagoon. Hotel Playa. Municipio de Villeta
ActivitiesVilleta Municipality. San Miguel. Chorola Route. Afternoon: Cultural Tour Panelero Trapiche. - sugar cane juicer- . Hotel Playa Municipio de Villeta.
ActivivitiesBituima Municipality: El Eden Path in the Piscilandia Reserve. Afternoon: El Hormiguero Path – the anthill – Evening: Guaduales Path. Ecoturistic Farm House. Piscilandia. (camping facilities)
ActivitiesTena Municipality: Pedro Palo Lagoon. Afternoon: Mesitas del Colegio Municipality. Hotel Bochica Inter. Municipio Mesitas.
ActivitiesViota Municipality: Ceylan Farm Afternoon: Mesitas del Colegio Municipality Hotel Bochica Inter. Municipio Mesitas.
ActivitiesSan Antonio del Tequendama Municipality: los Tunos Park Hotel Chinauta real
ActivitiesFusagasuga Municipality: Fusagasuga Recreation Park, Verde y Agua Park. Afternoon: Visit to Gorriazul Hummingbird Farm Hotel Bogotá Plaza
ActivitiesEnd of the Tour: Escort to El Dorado and farewell. Trip to the original countries.
Vest (indicate size), cap, tula, water container, map, whistle, lantern, rain protector checklist for sighting in every tour.
- Terrestrial at every route of the Program: by automobile, vans and/or 4×4 according to conditions of the road.
- Transportation to the airport – hotel – airport
- Airplane tickets, national according to the Program.
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner at all locations.
- 2 snacks daily including water bottles.
- All the hotels included in the itinerary.
- Eco-lodges in the natural reserves.
- Towels and bedclothes provided in all the places.
- Tickets, taxes and permits in all national parks and natural reserves.
You will be accompanied by an expert Coordinate guide of the book at all times, besides:
- You will be accompanied for a guide expert on sighting of: birds and/or orchids and/or butterflies and/or a local guide expert on trekking all the time
- Automobile experienced drivers
Event insurance through everyday traveling in Colombia with the following coverages:
Maximum global amount USD 150.000
Medical assistance in case of accident*
Up to USD 150.000
Medical assistance in case of non-persistent disease*
Up to USD 150.00
First medical in case of pre-existent disease*
Up to USD 500
Emergency dentistry (Max. USD 300 by piece)
Up to USD 700
Ambulatory drugs Up to USD 2.000
Medication in case of hospitalization Included
Prosthesis and orthosis Up to USD 3.500
Sanitary transfers Included
Repatriations (sanitary or funeral) Up to USD 100.000
Return of the repatriated owner´s companion included
Transfer of a relative included
Stay of a relative for USD 100 per day Maximum USD 500
Hotel expenses for convalescence for USD 180 per day Maximum USD 1.100
Accompaniment of children or adults included
Reimbursement of expenses for delayed or cancelled flight Up to USD 300
Early return due to a serious accident at home included
Rate difference for delayed or anticipated return trip included
Sports practice up to USD 10.000
Pregnancy status up to USD 10.00
Legal assistance for liability in an accident Loan up to USD 8.000
Advance of funds for bails Loan up to USD 8.000
Transmission of urgent messages included
Assistance in case of theft or loss of documents etc.
Luggage location included
Accidental death as a passenger in public transport holder of 18 years or older USD 100.000
Under 18 years old USD 60.000
Total and permanent disability in case of accident under 70 y/old USD 40.000
Indemnification for loss of luggage supplementary up to USD 1.200
Compensation for delay in location of luggage Over 8 hs. up to USD 200
Over 10 days up to USD 1.000
Cancelation for any reason** under 70 y/old up to USD 500
Maximum validity per trip:
annual cards 30 to 60 days cards per day and long stay: 365 days
Territorial validity: international (5C) – International receptive (6)
limitations by age: valid for holders under 70 y/old
*Includes medical consults, attention by specialists, contact with the acting pediatrician, births and stages of pregnancy up to week 26, complementary medical exams, physical recovery therapy in , the case of traumatism, medication, emergency dentistry, hospitalization, surgical intervention, intensive therapy and coordinate unit.
**guaranty included in the international cards (no receptive), issued by blocks of days
IMPORTANT: All the international products allow the expansion of the amount or add this guarantee.
Important: the indicated insurance is protected by policies hired with insurance companies. The exclusions of habitual and/or legal use apply for this type of coverage and are approved by the insurance control agency of the country where the ASSIST CARD is issued.
The general conditions to which is limited ASSIST CARD are available to the public and can be consulted at any moment without any purchasing compromise in the sales stores, by phone or at www.assist-card.com.
Some products consider limitations by age. The pre-existing diseases have exclusions and limitations in the benefits. Consult those corresponding to the product elected by you. ASSIST-CARD reserves the right to introduce modifications to the reach and descriptions of the service. Consult at the time of the hiring.
Medical transfers by accident (up to the limit of expenses) included
Transfers and companion stay in case of accident up to $ 2.000.000
Transfers and companion stay by accidental death up to $ 2.000.000
Transfers of mortal remains up to $ 8.000.000
Indemnity for accidental death 24 hours a day $50.000.000
Indemnity for disability or accidental dismemberment up to $50.000.000
Indemnity for accidental death in terrestrial, fluvial or maritime transport $12.000.000
Indemnity for death with fire arm, punctured or blunt weapon $ 10.000.000
Indemnity for luggage loss in air transport up to $ 2.500.000
Expenses on first need articles in luggage loss under public terrestrial transportation up to $ 300.000
Compensation assistance of funeral expenses in case of accident up to $ 4.000.000
- International flights and taxes
- Personal bathroom items
- Laundry service
- Room service
- Tips and gratuities
- Medical expenses not covered by the events policy
- Beer and alcoholic drinks
- Local, national or international calls
- Activities NOT included in the itinerary
- Days neither additional services by situations of greater force, fortuitous events or third party facts.
I accept all the general requirements previously described, at the time of performing the payment for the confirmation of the reserve of the selected program.
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A continuación, se nombran las especies en estado de amenaza que podremos encontrar durante el tour (véase Libro rojo de aves de Colombia).
- • Crypturellus obsoletus: Tinamú pardo (Brown Tinamou)
• Eremophila alpestris: Peregrina o Alondra cornuda (Horned Lark)
• Spatula cyanoptera: Pato colorado (Cinnamon Teal)
• Oxyura ferruginea: Pato turrio (Andean Duck)
• Eriocnemis cupreoventris: Calzoncito buchicobrizo (Coppery– bellied Puffleg)
• Porphyriops melanops: Tingua piquiverde bogotana (Spot–flanked Gallinule)
• Andigena nigrirostris: Tucán andino (Black–bellied Mountain-Toucan)
• Cranioleuca curtata: Curitie cejigris (Ash–browed Spinetail)
• Pyroderus scutatus: Toropizco montañero (Red–ruffed Fruitcrow)
• Pseudocolopteryx acutipennis: Doradito tropical (Subtropical Doradito)
• Phyllomyias burmeisteri: Tyranuelito pizarroso (Rough–legged Tyrannulet)
• Muscisaxicola maculirostris: Dormilona chica (Spot–billed Ground–Tyrant)
• Icterus icterus: Toche venezolano (Venezuelan Troupial)
• Setophaga cerulea: Reinita azuleja (Cerulean Warbler)
• Myiothlypis cinereicollis: Reinita gorjigris (Gray–throated Warbler)
• Setophaga cerulea: Reinita azuleja (Cerulean Warbler)
• Sericossypha albocristata: Tangara coroniblanca (White–capped Tanager)
• Sporophila crassirostris: Semillerito piquigrueso (Large–billed Seed–Finch)