Bird watching in Venezuela
Venezuela offers some of the best bird watching experiences in South America, with a rich avifauna (1,360 species), a great many unusual endemics and spectaculars, a wide range of habitats, good accessibility, and an excellent field guide.
Geodyssey has organised bird watching trips to Venezuela for general birders and birding experts since 1993.
Our knowledge of local birding conditions is kept up-to-date by the many small group and independent bird watching trips we arrange to each year, supplemented by regular contacts with the top bird watching guides.
This, and our day-in day-out involvement with all aspects of travel in Venezuela, makes us an ideal choice for your bird watching holiday.
Tailor-made bird watching holidays in Venezuela
Tailor-made bird watching is an increasingly popular choice.
We know the best places and how they can best be combined for different types of birdwatchers - from easy birding to intense enthusiasts.
We can provide the best local bird watching guides - or just a birder-friendly driver and vehicle, if you prefer.
We design bird watching itineraries to suit all levels—from newcomers to neotropical bird watching to seasoned hands out to boost their life lists with hard-to-find endemics, and in all styles—from dawn-to-dusk birders to those who prefer an easier time or like to combine their birding with sightseeing or general wildlife viewing.
We can also arrange bird watching days as part of general tours—an increasingly popular choice.
Whether you are travelling solo, as a couple, or with a group of fellow birders we provide all the experience, backup and logistic support you need for a well-organised, successful and enjoyable tailor-made bird watching holiday in Venezuela.
Ideas for tailor-made bird watching holidays in Venezuela
The Birds of Venezuela
This is the classic coverage of Venezuela’s birds, visiting 3 widely differing regions: the Andes, the seasonal wetland plains of the Llanos, and the coastal cloud forest of Henri Pittier National Park...
Bird watching in Eastern Venezuela
This itinerary is ideal for Venezuela veterans, to supplement visits to the better-known birding sites in the centre and west of the country...
Lodge-based bird watching
If you want to spend more time in the really special locations, then staying at a wildlife lodge is a good option...
Key bird watching sites in Venezuela
We cover all the established bird watching sites in Venezuela, and are always on the lookout for new ones. They include:
- Henri Pittier National Park / Rancho Grande and nearby Colonia Tovar and El Limón.
- The Llanos, including wildlife ranches Hato El Cedral, Hato El Frío, and Hato Piñero, and Junglaven lodge in Amazonas.
- The Andes in Mérida State, including páramo, cloud forests and xerophytic regions, the Sierra Nevada National Park, Humboldt Trail, La Carbonera, San Isidro Trail, and Barragan Bridge. Morrocoy National Park, including the Cuare Wildlife Refuge.
- The Imataca Forest in eastern Venezuela and Río Grande. La Escalera, and the endemics of the Gran Sabana tepuis.
- Paria Peninsula, including Cerro Humo, Caño Colorado, and Guácharo Cave.
Recent additions include the Andes in Táchira State, including Tamá National Park, the El Paují road in the Gran Sabana, Guatopo National Park and the Laguna Tacarigua RAMSAR site, and Palmichal in Carabobo State, which is described as “Rancho Grande without the traffic”, and Yacambu.
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