Our comprehensive north west tour is set amongst some of the finest scenery in all of South America, and targets every single endemic and near endemic the region has to offer! From such diverse areas as Quebrada de las Conchas and Tafi del Valle to the spectacular Humahuaca Valley and Yungas Cloud forests of Calilegua National Park, no better backdrop exists against which to search out the region’s avian gems! Highlights include Rufous-throated Dipper, Tucuman Mountain Finch, flashy Red-tailed Comet, immense Andean Condor, Sandy Gallito, Burrowing Parrot, Tucuman Amazon, Lark-like Brushrunner and even Spot-winged Falconet.
2023 Tour price is an estimate and will change. Tour dates could be adjusted.
Rufous-throated Dipper, Tucuman Amazon, Golden-collared Macaw, Grey-hooded, Green-cheeked & Mitred Parakeets, Sandy & Crested Gallitos, Brown & White-throated Cacholotes, Andean Condor, Black-chested Buzzard-Eagle, Spot-winged Falconet, Andean, Ornate & Tataupa Tinamous, Black-legged Seriema, Chaco Chachalaca, Dusky-legged Guan, Chilean, James’s & Andean Flamingos, Giant Coot, Andean Goose, Puna Teal, Puna Ibis, Puna Plover, Andean Avocet, Andean Gull, Dot-fronted Woodpecker, Ocellated Piculet, Striped Owl, Little Nightjar, Moreno`s Ground Dove, Yungas Dove, Plush-crested Jay, Streak-fronted Thornbird, Olive-crowned Crescentchest, Stripe-backed Antbird, Puna, Maquis, Steinbach´s & Scribble-tailed Canasteros, Rock & Buff-breasted Earthcreepers, Lark-like Brushrunner, Rufous-naped Ground Tyrant, Andean Tyrant, Streamer-tailed Tyrant, Suiriri Flycatcher, Andean Slaty Thrush, Chaco Puffbird, Red-tailed Comet, White-sided Hillstar, Golden-rumped Euphonia, Orange-headed Tanager, Tucuman Mountain Finch, Yellow-striped Brushfinch, Many-colored Chaco Finch, Ash-breasted Sierra Finch, Black-masked Finch.
Guanaco, Vicuña, Southern Mountain Viscacha, Culpeo
yungas cloud forest, montane forest, woodland, high andean grassland, monte desert, cacti scrubland, dry chaco, altiplano lakes, wetlands, marshlands, rivers, streams
hot and humid in the lower lying regions, moderate to very cold in the higher altitudes, strong winds can be expected at times
Max Group Size
8 with 1 Rockjumper leader
Tour Pace & Walking
Ease of Birding
moderate with some tricky species
spectacular scenery, pristine & little-explored wilderness, great cuisine, super-friendly people