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WILD LIFE TOUR EASTERN PLAINS COLOMBIA


Tour for 6 Confirmed people

Colombia 2020

Eastern Plains are located in the east of the country and  borders Venezuela, in the foothills of the eastern mountain range of Colombia, most of its flat territory where the green plain emerges, this place has an altitude between  110 – 230 m.a.s.l – (360/754 ft) and, a weather between 22° to 27° grades, this place is known for its oil wealth and large tracts of land suitable for livestock, t has a diverse fauna of species such as jaguars, cougars, anacondas, babillas, wild horses, deer, bears, Gigant Otter, among others, as well as more than 400 species of birds among ducks, hummingbirds, parrots, woodpeckers, wetland birds, hawks, owls and manakins. The contrasts between the plain and the mountains offer a particular beauty of floodplains, enchanting Land of Yopo, tree that means heart, likewise, this destination has a wide culture, its music in which the harp (musical instrument) is the protagonist, the dances, myths and traditional legends constitute the cultural manifestations of the place.

 

Easter Plains are located in the east of the country and  borders Venezuela, in the foothills of the eastern mountain range of Colombia, most of its flat territory where the green plain emerges, this place has an altitude between  110 – 230 m.a.s.l – (360/754 ft) and, a weather between 22° to 27° grades, this place is known for its oil wealth and large tracts of land suitable for livestock, t has a diverse fauna of species such as jaguars, cougars, anacondas, babillas, wild horses, deer, bears, Gigant Otter, among others, as well as more than 400 species of birds among ducks, hummingbirds, parrots, woodpeckers, wetland birds, hawks, owls and manakins. The contrasts between the plain and the mountains offer a particular beauty of floodplains, enchanting Land of Yopo, tree that means heart, likewise, this destination has a wide culture, its music in which the harp (musical instrument) is the protagonist, the dances, myths and traditional legends constitute the cultural manifestations of the place.

 

The place of the tour is in the Hato La Aurora Natural Reserve, it is a cattle herd with 20 thousand hectares of land and their owners have been conserving wildlife for many years, which is why these species have found a peaceful place to live. This route allows you to watch, photograph and appreciate a combination of birds, wonderful landscapes, bird sounds and wildlife.

 

Tour information:

 

All-inclusive in Colombia, food, transportation, local flights, hotels, tickets to reserves and local guides.

Maximum group of 8 people, maintaining the standards of good practices for birdwatching established by the national government.

Note: Please note that your migration step may take between 30 minutes to an hour, if you want to exchange dollars, this must be done at the airport on arrival. ATMs are perhaps the easiest place to get Colombian pesos.

 

The price includes:

  • Private transport services from Dotado International Airport and to Amazonas and during the entire tour, in good, modern air-conditioned vehicles, and where required boats.
  • Accommodation in double accommodation in hotels and reserves as shown in the plan, with rooms with private bathroom.
  • All meals, breakfast, lunch and dinner, and two snacks per day, drinks in the car that include water, juice and one alcoholic beverage per day.
  • Tickets on all reserves and natural parks.
  • Guides in birdwatching, bilingual, professional translator will feature in some cases.
  • Medical assistance insurance.
  • Departure

    Bogota - Casanare
  • Included

    Complete feeding
    Entrance to natural reserves
    Guide Service
    Hotel
    Medical Assistance Insurance
    Taxes
    Transport
  • Not Included

    Calls abroad
    Laundry
    Tips | Personal expenses
1

Day 0: Transfer from Dorado International Airport (airport code BOG) to Hotel Macao

Hotel Macao https://hotelmacaocolombia.com-bogota.com/ Transfer from Dorado International Airport (airport code BOG) to the hotel (2,600 m.a.s.l / 8,530 ft). This will be the day of your arrival in Colombia, a representative of our company will meet you at the Dorado International Airport, then they will go to the hotel to organize agreements, doubts and questions. Night in Hotel Macao or City Junior express. Meals: dinner
2

Day 1: Flight to Yopal - Arrival at Ecolodge Juan Solito

Flight to the city of Yopal, from the El Dorado International Airport to the Alcaravan Airport, upon arrival in the city of Yopal 4x4 trucks will wait for us to head towards the Ecolodge, there are approximately 537.3 km of route. The Ecolodge Juan Solito is Located in a nature reserve, Hato La Aurora, between the boundaries of the reserve is the Ariporo river, near where bird watching activities are carried out, Along the way we will be able to observe some birds and during the tour we will also be able to enjoy a recreational night with a folkloric sample of the place, where harps and tiples accompany the music. (200 - 400 m.a.s.l / 660 - 1310 ft). Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner (2) snacks and hydrating drinks.
3

Day 2-5: Different activities in the nature reserve

These days will be organized to your liking and depending on your preferences, the following activities are proposed that are carried out in half or full day each:
  1. Anacondas hike
  2. Horseback riding on the river
  3. Fishing
  4. Safari in search of animals in the wild.
The animals that could be watch and photograph are: jaguars, panthers, small leopards, ocelots, foxes, deer, chigüiros, alligators, armadillos, iguanas, turtles, monkeys, anteaters. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner (2) snacks and hydrating drinks.
4

Day 6: Transfer to Bogotá

Breakfast will be taken, and birds will be seen around the lodge at mid-morning. We head go to the Alcavarán Airport from Hato la Aurora and there we will take the flight to return to Bogotá. Night in Hotel Macao or City Junior express. Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner (2) snacks and hydrating drinks.
5

Day 7: Get back to home

Depending on the time of your flight home we can take a city tour of the city of Bogotá and there the amazing wildlife tour will end, then it will be your happy return home. Meals: Breakfast

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