• Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru
  • Habitats Peru - Cusco, Peru

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HUACARPAY WETLANDS 1/2 Day

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Daily Departures 2017
Price per Person USD 150
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This beautiful lake has an outstanding number of almost 60 resident birds species as well as being a very important resting grounds for migratory birds, this area offers some of the specialties of the country and of course Endemics…such as the gracile Rusty fronted Canastero, found on the ground or crawling over some twigs, the spectacular Bearded Mountaineer, hovering over blushes of pink of the beautiful Qantu flowers.Some of the specialties are commonly seen, this includes the very attractive Sparkling Violetear seen very aboundly in the lake´s area, Yellow- winged Black-birds, Many-colored Rush-Tyrants and the elusive Plumbeous Rail, without counting the several species of ducks and teals, flycatchers and members of the fringillidae family.Some of the 7 species of raptors can be seen soaring once it warms up over the cristal color water of the lake.

Program itinerary

1/2 Day: Cusco-Huacarpay

Early morning departure towards the south of Cusco, making selected stops around lake for birding.We hope to find Andean Lapwings, Rufus-naped Ground-Tyrant, Bearded Mountaineer, Puna Ibis, Band-tailed Seed-eaters, Cinereous Harrier and others.Mid-day drive back to Cusco and transfer to hotel.

  • 10,990 ft
  • 35 kms-22 miles

Services included

  • Professional birding guide
  • Private transport and driver
  • Bird books for consultation
  • Telescope for better spotting

Services not included

  • Tips and personal expenses

We recommend that you bring

  • Warm clothing for the early start, sun hat, sunglasses and sun cream, drinking water and snacks.

Please note

  • Ask for our special group prices

Habitats Peru Travel SRL
Carbon Neutral trips to Peru
Private Tours and Tailor Made Travel to Peru
Condominio La Alborada B-507
Wanchaq-Cusco
Peru
Phone: +51 984-115593 / +51 984-115594
Skype: valencia.doris

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