Birding Ampay Runtococha 4 days is a birdwatching tour for people who wants to have acces to the Intimpa and Polylepis forest without walking long distances from the end of the road. Highly recomended because it harvest endemic birds like Apurimac brush Finch, Apurimac Spinetail, White tuffted Sumbean, Royal Cinclodes. This program is developed for birdwatchers experienced or beginners.
BIRDING AMPAY RUNTOCOCHA 4 DAYS ITINERARY:
Day 1.- CUSCO TO SORAYPAMPA AND ABANCAY:
04:00 am, we’ll pick you up from your hotel and drive towards Abancay at halfway, we change course to Mollepata – Soraypampa, where we will try to observe the endemic Vilcabamba Tapaculo, after we return to the main road and continue to Abancay Capital Town of the Apurimac Region. During our journey,we will make some stops along the road like in the Puente Cunyac (bridge), Curahuasi place of the famous ANIS. After arriving to Abancay, we leave the luggage in the hotel and go the Pachachaca bridge, where is possible to appreciate: White cheeked Puffbird, Pale Tailed Canastero usheri race, Peruvian Pygmy Owl and Koepcke’s Screech Owl. Spend the night in double room with private bathroom and hot shower. B,L.
Day 2.- ABANCAY TO AMPAY MOUNTAIN:
04:30 leaving from the hotel towards Ampay mountain where the goals are: Apurimac Brush Finch, Apurimac Spinetail, Mountain Velvetbreast, Ampay Tapaculo, Ampay Hummingbird, After exploring Ampay full day we return to the hotel in Abancay.
Apurimac Spinetail Synallaxis courseni
Day 3.- ABANCAY TO RUNTO COCHA LAKE AND POLYLEPIS FOREST:
03:00 am leaving for Runto cocha lake it takes around 2 hours to get there 4200 m.s.l. The interesting birds around here are:White browed and Tawny Tit-Spinetail, Ash breasted Tit tyrant, Royal Cinclodes, Red rumped Bush Tyrant, Striped headed antpitta Apurimac brush Finch and many others. Late in the afternoon return to Abancay spend the night in double room with private bathroom and hot shower. B,L.
Day 4.- ABANCAY TO CUSCO:
After breakfast we return to Cusco, we will be arriving around midday and take you to your hotel.
BIRDING AMPAY RUNTOCOCHA 4 DAYS TOUR PRICE INCLUDES:
Private car service for 4 days.
Professional Birding Guide with telescope.
Hotel 3 nights in Abancay.
Entrance to Ampay.
Food , 4 breakfast 4 lunch.
BIRDING AMPAY RUNTOCOCHA 4 DAYS NOT INCLUDED:
Alcoholic drinks and sodas.
BIRDING AMPAY RUNTOCOCHA 4 DAYS TOUR PRICE:
01 person: $ 1,970.00 USD per person
02 persons: $ 1,047.00 USD per person
03 persons: $ 804.00 USD per person
04 persons: $ 634.00 USD per person
05 persons or more: $ 571.00 USD per person
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