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West Coast Birding Tour - 1 day

Duration: 1
Price: R4000
Details: The West Coast National Park is a 1-hour drive (if traveling directly) from Cape Town, But we certainly will be birding all along the way instead of driving directly!

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Photo and Birding Tour Kenya: Birding and Wildlife Adventure 2018

Duration: 21 days
Date Start: August 17, 2018
Date End: September 06, 2018
Price: US$13,951 per person sharing
Details: This is a photographic birding tour that gives you time in one of Africa’s most photogenic countries. Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at

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Photo and Birding Tour Kenya: Birding and Wildlife Adventure 2017

Duration: 21 days
Date Start: August 17, 2017
Date End: September 06, 2017
Price: US$12,683 per person sharing
Details: This is a photographic birding tour that gives you time in one of Africa’s most photogenic countries. Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at

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Owls of West Africa

Details: West Africa holds some fantastic owl species hiding in a range of habitats from the deep upper Guinea forests of the coast to the dry open areas of the north. Red-chested and Pearl-spotted Owlets, Afr

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Owls of Israel

Details: Israel is at the junction of three continents: Europe, Asia and Africa. Many birds’ migration paths pass straight though Israel twice a year: each spring about half a billion birds migrate throu

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Owls of India: Forest Owlet and More

Details: The vast subcontinent of India has a fantastic array of Owls, from the Himalayan foothills, where the forested slopes hold species like Mountain and Collared Scops Owl as well as Grey Nightjar, to the

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Other / miscellaneous 1 - 3-day birding tours available in the Johannesburg / Pretoria area

Duration: 3
Price: on request
Details: We take birders to sites for some exciting birds that can be found on the doorstep of Johannesburg and Pretoria, if you know exactly where to go, like our guides do. We can also arrange 2-3 day Wakker

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Northern Cape Larks and other regional endemics – 3-5 days

Duration: 3
Price: On request
Details: Southern Africa is the lark capital of the world, and larks are at times the favorite group of birds for Chris (when he is not chasing owls) and some of the other Birding Ecotours guides. And a dispro

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Namibia day tours

Duration: 1
Details: For most Namibia day tours, out of Windhoek, we do not have a set or fixed itinerary. We basically provide a list of specials/birds that could be realistically seen, and then, once we have the wish li

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Mammal and Birding Tour South Africa: The Kalahari 2018

Duration: 9 days
Date Start: April 02, 2018
Date End: April 09, 2018
Price: Main tour: R40,987 per person sharing. Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-trip: R31,888 per person sharing. (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: We offer an optional 6-day Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park pre-tour extension to this tour. Welcome to our Birding Tour Kalahari expedition. The vast Kalahari area is semi-desert, where some very tough A

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Johannesburg - Walter Sisulu Botanic Gardens

Duration: 1
Price: R4000 for the full day
Details: These beautiful botanic gardens are one of Johannesburg’s most idyllic natural sites, and here one can see Verreaux’s Eagle and other raptors soar in front of a lovely waterfall, while the

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Johannesburg - Highveld and Wetlands

Duration: 1
Price: R4000
Details: Our birding guide will fetch you after breakfast from your hotel anywhere in the Johannesburg/Pretoria area, and take you first to Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve in the morning, then to Marievale wetlan

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Finland: Arctic Owls

Details: Please peruse our 7- or 12-day Finland tour details, but ask us if you want to custom-make it just to owls.

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Durban Day Tours

Duration: 2
Details: We do a variety of excellent 1-day and 2-day tours around Durban, in addition to our longer, 16-day KwaZulu-Natal and Subtropical South Africa birding tours. Please contact us for further details or c

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Dinokeng / Zaagkuilsdrift

Duration: 1
Price: R4000
Details: After an early collection at your hotel in Johannesburg or Pretoria, we’ll head north into prime “bushveld” habitat north of Pretoria. A summer outing here offers over 100 species

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Cape Town Pelagic Trip - 1 day

Duration: 1
Price: R1900, with occasional discounts to R1700 (please ask). This is based on a group size of 8 - 10 participants plus the guide.
Details: Pelagic trips off Cape Town are among the most amazing in the world, with at least four species of albatross virtually guaranteed, the splendid Cape Petrel (winter), many other petrels, storm petrels

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Cape Peninsula Birding Tour - 1 day

Duration: 1
Price: R4000
Details: Cape Town, one of the world’s most beautiful cities, is located near Table Bay on the northern extremity of the stunning Cape Peninsula. This morning we will fetch you from your Cape Town hotel

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Cape Peninsula and False Bay Birding Tour - 1 day

Duration: 1
Price: R4000
Details: This tour will give you a chance to see some of the Cape’s best scenery while taking in some of its best birds as well, like Orange-bellied Sunbird, Knysna Warbler, and Victorin’s Warbler.

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Botswana by Request

Details: We can very easily arrange a private, comprehensive tour of Botswana for you at any time. Please contact us for details.

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Birding Tour Zimbabwe: Birding, Wildlife, and Victoria Falls 2018

Duration: 15 days plus optional 3-day pre-tour extension to Mana Pools
Date Start: February 01, 2018
Date End: February 15, 2018
Price: US$5368 to US$7797 per person sharing for 15-day tour, depending on group size, quality of accommodation and other factors. Price for the 3-day Mana Pool extension: To be determined.
Details: Our next adventure is Birding Tour Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe is an absolutely fabulous country – scenically wonderful, with very friendly people fluent in English and, surprisingly to many people, with

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Birding Tour Zambia and Malawi (South-central Africa) 2018

Duration: 27 days
Date Start: August 14, 2018
Date End: September 09, 2018
Price: US$11,859 per person sharing for 6 participants, US$12,769 per person sharing for 5 participants
Details: It is surprising that Zambia and Malawi are not bombarded by birders! Probably they are just not particularly well-marketed, charismatic, and popular countries for birding tours. But this is certainly

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Birding Tour Zambia and Malawi (South-central Africa) 2017

Duration: 27 days
Date Start: August 14, 2017
Date End: September 09, 2017
Price: US$10,880 per person sharing for 6 participants, US$11,715 per person sharing for 5 participants
Details: It is surprising that Zambia and Malawi are not bombarded by birders! Probably they are just not particularly well-marketed, charismatic, and popular countries for birding tours. But this is certainly

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Birding Tour West Papua: Arfak and Waigeo Birding Expedition 2017

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: November 16, 2017
Date End: November 27, 2017
Price: US$5855 per person sharing based on 4-8 participants
Details: West Papua has 322 of the endemics of the island of New Guinea (94 %), compared to Papua New Guinea’s 294 (86 %). West Papua is also considered the safer alternative to PNG for seeing birds-of-p

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Birding Tour USA: Tennessee - Spring Migration 2018

Duration: 11 days
Date Start: May 07, 2018
Date End: May 17, 2018
Price: US$2901 per person sharing, assuming 4-6 people on the tour.
Details: Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour USA’ adventure. The Appalachian range of mountains running through east Tennessee is along the major eastern flyway and is a great spot to do some spring

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Birding Tour USA: Owls and Other Winter Birds of Minnesota 2018

Duration: 6 days
Date Start: January 11, 2018
Date End: January 16, 2018
Price: $1986 per person sharing, assuming 4-8 participants
Details: One of the best places for owls in the US winter is in Duluth, Minnesota. This is our destination for this Birding Tour USA adventure. Up here there is a chance for irruptive Owls like Snowy and Borea

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Birding Tour USA: Florida Peninsula and the Florida Keys 2018

Duration: 10 days
Date Start: April 24, 2018
Date End: May 03, 2018
Price: US$3320 per perdon sharing assuming 5 – 8 participants; US$3849 per person sharing assuming 3 – 4 participants
Details: Welcome to the next tour in our Birding Tour USA collection. On a map, the finger-like state of Florida protrudes prominently from the continental United States, reaching south towards the Caribbean u

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Birding Tour USA: Colorado - Lekking Grouse and Rocky Mountains 2018

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: April 06, 2018
Date End: April 17, 2018
Price: $3737 per person sharing
Details: Colorado offers one of the most spectacular North American birding spectacles with the spring lekking season of several grouse species, which we’ll see on this Birding Tour USA adventure. Churri

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Birding Tour USA: Arizona - Desert and the Grand Canyon 2018

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: May 21, 2018
Date End: June 01, 2018
Price: US$3522 per person sharing
Details: Welcome to our next ‘Birding Tour USA’ adventure. Southeast Arizona is a land of stark contrast and spectacular scenery. In the lowlands, granite outcroppings, towering saguaro cactus, and

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Birding Tour USA: A Texas Spring and Whooping Cranes 2018

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: March 26, 2018
Date End: April 06, 2018
Price: US$3991 per person sharing
Details: Here’s our next exciting tour in the Birding Tour USA collection. Due to its proximity to the humid tropics of Mexico, the subtropical woodlands of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas boast over two

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Birding Tour Turkey: Birding and Culture Extravaganza 2018

Duration: 20 days
Date Start: May 23, 2018
Date End: June 11, 2018
Price: €4964 sharing, assuming 6 – 8 participants, €6185 sharing, assuming 4 – 5 participants
Details: This expansive ‘Birding Tour Turkey’ adventure will cover the following fascinating areas of Turkey: Istanbul, Belgrade Forest, Oymapinar Dam, Göksu Delta, Aladaglar National Park, Sultan

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Birding Tour Trinidad and Tobago: Birding Adventure 2018

Duration: 11 days
Date Start: January 15, 2018
Date End: January 25, 2018
Price: US$5536 per person sharing
Details: Trinidad and Tobago are a remarkable set of islands, and a fantastic setting for Birding Tour Trinidad and Tobago. Located in close proximity to the mainland of South America, the islands enjoy both m

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Birding Tour Thailand: 14-day Jewels of the South 2018

Duration: 14 days
Date Start: January 05, 2018
Date End: January 18, 2018
Price: US$3842per person sharing for 4-6 tour participants and 2 guides. For only 2-3 people there is a surcharge, but please ask us, since the surcharge is relatively low.
Details: The peninsula of southern Thailand, part of geological Sundaland, is a birders’ and naturalists’ paradise – and the destination for this ‘Birding Tour Thailand’ adventure. Bounde

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Birding Tour Tanzania: 8-day Introduction to Africa 2017

Duration: 8 days
Date Start: November 10, 2017
Date End: November 17, 2017
Price: From US$3147 per person sharing, depending on group size and other factors
Details: This tour is designed to give you the opportunity to experience the real Africa, given only about a week. Where else can you see leopard, cheetah, lion, and a hundred spectacular birds in a single day

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Birding Tour Tanzania: 19-day Birding Safari 2018

Duration: 19 days
Date Start: April 11, 2018
Date End: April 29, 2018
Price: US$8536 per person sharing (6 clients), $8730 (5 clients), $9713 (4 clients), $9989 (3 clients). (These are 2017 prices; 2018 prices are expected to be 5 – 10% higher.)
Details: Tanzania surely comes closer to what people expect of Africa than any other country: the vast plains of the Serengeti National Park, the Ngorongoro Crater, and Africa’s highest mountain (Kilimanjaro

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Birding Tour Taiwan: Birding Extravaganza 2018

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: April 30, 2018
Date End: May 11, 2018
Price: US$4000 per person sharing (These are 2017 prices; 2018 prices are expected to be 5 – 10% higher.)
Details: Taiwan not only has great avifauna but also a host of other winning points that make it a wonderful destination for a comfortable ‘Birding Tour Taiwan’ adventure. With about 30 endemics, m

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Birding Tour Sri Lanka: Island Endemics and More 2017

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: November 02, 2017
Date End: November 13, 2017
Price: US$3534 per person sharing assuming 8 participants, US$4012 per person sharing assuming 6 – 7 participants, US$4241 per person sharing, assuming 4 – 5 participants
Details: We usually find all Sri Lankan endemics on this ‘Birding Tour Sri Lanka’ adventure. Sri Lanka is a picturesque island situated at the southern tip of India and home to 33 currently recogni

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Birding Tour Spain: Central and Northern Spain 2018

Duration: 16 days
Date Start: April 28, 2018
Date End: May 13, 2018
Price: €4331 per person sharing, assuming 6 – 8 participants €5218 per person sharing, assuming 4 – 5 participants
Details: Next on our birding calendar is an exciting ‘Birding Tour Spain’ adventure. Spain has long been an extremely popular destination for birders, offering as it does a wide range of typical Me

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Birding Tour Southern Africa: Owls of Namibia, Botswana, South Africa 2018

Duration: 15 days
Date Start: April 10, 2018
Date End: April 24, 2018
Price: R66,462 per person sharing
Details: Owls of Africa: The southern dozen – Birding Tour Southern Africa This is a trip in which we concentrate on finding the fine suite of owls inhabiting Africa south of the mighty Zambezi River. Mo

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Birding Tour South Africa: Subtropical South Africa October 2018

Duration: 18 days
Date Start: October 14, 2018
Date End: October 31, 2018
Price: R68,300 per person sharing (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: This subtropical tour provides a representative sample of the very best that African birding can offer. Huge numbers of species will be seen (the typical bird list for this adventure is in the range o

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Birding Tour South Africa: Subtropical South Africa October 2017

Duration: 16 days
Date Start: October 16, 2017
Date End: October 31, 2017
Price: R54,817 per person sharing (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: This subtropical tour provides a representative sample of the very best that African birding can offer. Huge numbers of species will be seen (the typical bird list for this adventure is in the range o

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Birding Tour South Africa: Elusive Owls and Flufftails 2017

Duration: 3.5 days
Date Start: October 31, 2017
Date End: November 03, 2017
Price: Between R7267 and R9770 per person sharing, based on group size and various other factors.
Details: This short Birding Tour South Africa adventure concentrates on finding four particularly tough birds: Grass Owl, Cape Eagle-Owl, Red-chested Flufftail, and Striped Flufftail. Although there is no guar

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Birding Tour South Africa: 8-day Western Cape October 2018

Duration: 8 days
Date Start: October 07, 2018
Date End: October 14, 2018
Price: R33,323 per person sharing, (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: “The Fairest Cape” is an apt name for this part of the world, with the iconic Table Mountain, the picturesque Cape Peninsula, winelands in spectacular valleys between the Cape Fold Mountains, and

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Birding Tour South Africa: 8-day Western Cape October 2017

Duration: 8 days
Date Start: October 09, 2017
Date End: October 16, 2017
Price: R28,727 per person sharing, (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: “The Fairest Cape” is an apt name for this part of the world, with the iconic Table Mountain, the picturesque Cape Peninsula, winelands in spectacular valleys between the Cape Fold Mountains, and

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Birding Tour South Africa: 12-day Western Cape February 2018

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: February 14, 2018
Date End: February 25, 2018
Price: R44,934 per person sharing (The prices assume a group of 8, but we typically guarantee the departure even with a smaller group.)
Details: We often get feedback that the accommodation on this ‘Birding Tour South Africa’ adventure is great! Indeed, South Africa is one of the best value destinations on the entire continent. The

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Birding Tour South Africa - Cape, Namaqualand and Kalahari 2018

Duration: 13 days
Date Start: August 15, 2018
Date End: August 27, 2018
Price: R64,656 per person sharing
Details: This is a birding adventure in which a large number of localized southern African endemics will be encountered. In addition, big mammals such as black-maned Kalahari lion will be an exciting distracti

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Birding Tour South Africa - Cape, Namaqualand and Kalahari 2017

Duration: 13 days
Date Start: August 15, 2017
Date End: August 27, 2017
Price: R55,738
Details: This is a birding adventure in which a large number of localized southern African endemics will be encountered. In addition, big mammals such as black-maned Kalahari lion will be an exciting distracti

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Birding Tour Philippines: Spectacular Endemics and More 2018

Duration: 21 days
Date Start: February 20, 2018
Date End: March 12, 2018
Price: US$6518 per person sharing
Details: Join our Birding Tour Philippines adventure now! From a birding point of view, the Philippines uniquely combine influences from tropical Southeast Asia and the more temperate parts of the continent (J

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Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road 2017

Duration: 20 days
Date Start: September 01, 2017
Date End: September 20, 2017
Price: US$ 5590 per person sharing (6-8 participants), US$ 5950 per person sharing (4-5 participants), US$ 8728 per person sharing (2 participants)
Details: Our Birding Tour Peru: The Manu Road is perhaps ‘the’ birding adventure of South America, and the Manu Road is one of the obligatory birding destinations of the world. Our 20-day trip wil

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Birding Tour Peru: Northwest and Abra Patricia Mountains 2018

Duration: 15 or 18 days
Date Start: July 25, 2018
Date End: August 08, 2018
Price: US$5309 p/p sharing, 4 - 8 participants; US$7725 p/p sharing, 2 - 3 participants. Barbet extension US$1297 p/p sharing, 4 - 8 participants; US$2169 p/p sharing, 2 - 3 participants.
Details: We’re excited to bring you this fantastic ‘Birding Tour Peru’ adventure. Birding in Peru is a great trip that will offer an amazing set of endemic and classic Neotropical birds such

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Birding Tour Peru: Northwest and Abra Patricia Mountains 2017

Duration: 15 or 18 days
Date Start: July 25, 2017
Date End: August 08, 2017
Price: US$4871 p/p sharing, 4 - 8 participants; US$7087 p/p sharing, 2 - 3 participants. Barbet extension US$1990 p/p sharing, 4 - 8 participants; US$1826 p/p sharing, 2 - 3 participants.
Details: We’re excited to bring you this fantastic ‘Birding Tour Peru’ adventure. Birding in Peru is a great trip that will offer an amazing set of endemic and classic Neotropical birds such

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Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurimac Jewels 2017

Duration: 8 days
Date Start: December 12, 2017
Date End: December 19, 2017
Price: US$ 2850 per person sharing (6 participants), US$ 3000 per person sharing (4 – 5 participants), US$ 3730 per person sharing (2 - 3 participants)
Details: Our itinerary “Birding Tour Peru: Cusco and Apurímac Jewels” is designed to provide you with one of the best selections of endemic, range-restricted, and classic Andean species in one of the most

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Birding Tour New Zealand: 18-day Birding Adventure 2018

Duration: 18 days
Date Start: February 02, 2018
Date End: February 19, 2018
Price: NZ$9,228 per person sharing, assuming 8 participants; NZ$9754 per person sharing, assuming 6 – 7 participants; NZ$11,435 per person sharing, assuming 4 – 5 participants.
Details: Welcome to this ‘Birding Tour New Zealand’ excursion. New Zealand is one of the most remote places on earth, and during 8o million years of isolation a fascinating and unique fauna evolved

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Birding Tour Namibia: Namibia, Okavango, and Victoria Falls 2018

Duration: 18 days
Date Start: November 02, 2018
Date End: November 19, 2018
Price: R85,655 per person sharing
Details: This is a truly marvelous 2.5-week birding adventure, during which we sample three different countries and spectacular, diverse scenery. We start in the coastal Namib Desert with its impressive dune f

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Birding Tour Namibia: Namibia, Okavango, and Victoria Falls 2017 in reverse

Duration: 18 days
Date Start: November 20, 2017
Date End: December 07, 2017
Price: R77,167 per person sharing
Details: Please note that this tour will proceed in reverse of the itinerary listed, starting in Livingstone, Zambia, and ending in Walvis Bay, Namibia. This is a truly marvelous 2.5-week birding adventure, du

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Birding Tour Namibia: Namibia, Okavango, and Victoria Falls 2017

Duration: 18 days
Date Start: November 02, 2017
Date End: November 19, 2017
Price: R77,167 per person sharing
Details: This tour is fully booked. Please consider our Namibia, Okavango and Victoria Falls in reverse tour (20 November – 7 December 2017). This is a truly marvelous 2.5-week birding adventure, during whic

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Birding Tour Morocco: The Best of Central Morocco 2018

Duration: 11 days
Date Start: March 24, 2018
Date End: April 03, 2018
Price: Main tour €1995.00 per person sharing, Agadir extension €780.00 per person sharing. (These are 2017 prices; 3028 prices are expected to be 5 - 10% higher.)
Details: Birding in Morocco is both scenic and exciting, and the country has many first-class birds, including a number of near-endemics, such as the stunning Moussier’s Redstart, Tristram’s Warbler, L

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Birding Tour Mongolia: Bird Specialties in Taiga and Gobi 2018

Duration: 15 days
Date Start: June 07, 2018
Date End: June 21, 2018
Price: US$6300 per person sharing
Details: Welcome to our Birding Tour Mongolia, a birding and wildlife photography tour in some remote areas from the Siberian taiga through the high Altai Mountains to the Gobi desert. Mongolia is one of the h

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Birding Tour Mongolia: Bird Specialties in Taiga and Gobi 2017

Duration: 15 days
Date Start: June 07, 2017
Date End: June 21, 2017
Price: US$5727 per person sharing
Details: Welcome to our Birding Tour Mongolia, a birding and wildlife photography tour in some remote areas from the Siberian taiga through the high Altai Mountains to the Gobi desert. Mongolia is one of the h

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Birding Tour Madagascar: The Remote North 2018

Duration: 10 days
Date Start: September 19, 2018
Date End: September 28, 2018
Price: €4982 per person sharing (These are 2017 prices; 2018 prices are expected to be 5 - 10% higher.)
Details: Our Birding Tour Madagascar: The Remote North is good for serious listers who may have already done the basics of Madagascar; the standard Madagascar trips that most birding companies do allow one to

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Birding Tour Madagascar: The Remote North 2017

Duration: 10 days
Date Start: September 19, 2017
Date End: September 28, 2017
Price: €4982 per person sharing
Details: Our Birding Tour Madagascar: The Remote North is good for serious listers who may have already done the basics of Madagascar; the standard Madagascar trips that most birding companies do allow one to

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Birding Tour Madagascar: Best of Madagascar Birds and Wildlife 2017

Duration: 15 days
Date Start: October 17, 2017
Date End: October 31, 2017
Price: €5307 per person sharing, assuming 6-8 participants
Details: Madagascar! Our world’s fourth-largest island is, quite simply, unique. Five bird families and five mammal families (including the lemurs) are endemic to this massive island, and half the world’s

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 7-day Northwest Pre-tour 2018

Duration: 7 days
Date Start: October 06, 2018
Date End: October 12, 2018
Price: €2976 per person sharing, assuming 6-8 participants
Details: One hundred and twenty nine species of birds have been recorded in Ankarafantsika National Park, more than half of them endemic to Madagascar. They include Van Dam’s Vanga, Rufous Vanga, the el

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 7-day Northwest Pre-tour 2017

Duration: 7 days
Date Start: October 06, 2017
Date End: October 12, 2017
Price: €2781 per person sharing, assuming 6-8 participants
Details: One hundred and twenty nine species of birds have been recorded in Ankarafantsika National Park, more than half of them endemic to Madagascar. They include Van Dam’s Vanga, Rufous Vanga, the el

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Masoala Peninsula Pre-tour 2018

Duration: 6 days
Date Start: October 12, 2018
Date End: October 17, 2018
Price: €2299 per person sharing, assuming 6-8 participants
Details: The Masoala Peninsula extension can generate the unbelievable Helmet Vanga, Brown Mesite, and Short-legged Ground Roller, as well as the largest – and most bizarre – nocturnal lemur, the aye-aye,

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Masoala Peninsula Pre-tour 2017

Duration: 6 days
Date Start: October 12, 2017
Date End: October 17, 2017
Price: €2149 per person sharing, assuming 6-8 participants
Details: The Masoala Peninsula extension can generate the unbelievable Helmet Vanga, Brown Mesite, and Short-legged Ground Roller, as well as the largest – and most bizarre – nocturnal lemur, the aye-aye,

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Birding Tour Madagascar: 6-day Berenty Reserve Extension 2017

Duration: 6 days
Date Start: October 31, 2017
Date End: November 05, 2017
Price: €2154 per person sharing, assuming 6-8 participants
Details: The small, private Berenty Reserve, situated at the southern tip of Madagascar, is one of the island’s best-known and most frequently visited nature reserves. Stretching along the Mandrare River, it

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Birding Tour Kenya: 20-day Birding Adventure 2018

Duration: 20 days
Date Start: September 10, 2018
Date End: September 29, 2018
Price: US$8,385 per person sharing
Details: Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at about 5000 meters above sea level, tropical lowlands, highland forests, vast savannas, and rolling plai

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Birding Tour Kenya: 20-day Birding Adventure 2017

Duration: 20 days
Date Start: September 10, 2017
Date End: September 29, 2017
Price: US$7,554 per person sharing
Details: Kenya has a unique and diverse array of habitat types, ranging from the snow-capped mountains at about 5000 meters above sea level, tropical lowlands, highland forests, vast savannas, and rolling plai

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Birding Tour Jamaica: Jamaica at Its Best 2018

Duration: 8 days
Date Start: March 12, 2018
Date End: March 19, 2018
Price: US$4161 per person sharing, assuming 5 - 8 participants (Please contact us for the pricing for smaller groups.)
Details: Welcome to our ‘Birding Tour Jamaica’ adventure. Birding Ecotours invite you to explore Jamaica: an extraordinary country in the heart of the Caribbean Sea. Even though Jamaica may be famo

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Birding Tour Italy: Birding and Sights of the Roman Empire 2018

Duration: 18 days
Date Start: June 01, 2018
Date End: June 18, 2018
Price: Approximately €7384 per person sharing, subject to group size, timing, and other factors
Details: Welcome to our next Birding Tour Italy adventure. Italy is a must-visit country to most travelers – this is where both the Roman Empire and the Renaissance began, and no other Western country c

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Birding Tour Italy: Birding and Sights of the Roman Empire 2017

Duration: 18 days
Date Start: June 01, 2017
Date End: June 18, 2017
Price: Approximately €7384 per person sharing, subject to group size, timing, and other factors
Details: Welcome to our next Birding Tour Italy adventure. Italy is a must-visit country to most travelers – this is where both the Roman Empire and the Renaissance began, and no other Western country c

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Birding Tour India: The North - Tigers and Birds October 2017

Duration: 15 days
Date Start: October 15, 2017
Date End: October 29, 2017
Price: US$5733 per person sharing
Details: India, with its fabulous scenery, incredible wildlife, fascinating culture, and wonderful monuments must truly be on any world-birder’s wish list! Our tour will lead, in addition to visiting both th

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Birding Tour India: The North - Tigers and Birds January 2018

Duration: 15 days
Date Start: January 08, 2018
Date End: January 22, 2018
Price: US$6478 per person sharing
Details: India, with its fabulous scenery, incredible wildlife, fascinating culture, and wonderful monuments must truly be on any world-birder’s wish list! Our tour will lead, in addition to visiting both th

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Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam November 2017

Duration: 8 days
Date Start: November 12, 2017
Date End: November 19, 2017
Price: $2628 per person sharing
Details: This extension to our 12-day Bhutan tour will lead to the Indian province of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit: Kaziranga NP and Nameri NP. Either of these parks may allow

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Birding Tour India: Bhutan Extension - Assam April 2018

Duration: 8 days
Date Start: April 13, 2018
Date End: April 20, 2018
Price: US$2970 per person sharing
Details: This extension to our 20-day Bhutan tour will lead to the Indian province of Assam, home to two magnificent national parks for us to visit: Kaziranga NP and Nameri NP. Either of these parks may allow

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Birding Tour Iceland: Viking Birding 2018

Duration: 9 days
Date Start: June 10, 2018
Date End: June 18, 2018
Price: £3062 per person sharing, assuming 6 – 8 participants, £3463 per person sharing, assuming 4 – 5 participants
Details: Iceland, thanks to its remote location and harsh winters, has a relatively small population, leaving vast parts of this island nation untouched. Some amazing scenery of glaciers, volcanic peaks, steep

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Birding Tour Iceland: Viking Birding 2017

Duration: 9 days
Date Start: June 10, 2017
Date End: June 18, 2017
Price: £2889 assuming 6 – 8 participants, £3267 assuming 4 – 5 participants
Details: Iceland, thanks to its remote location and harsh winters, has a relatively small population, leaving vast parts of this island nation untouched. Some amazing scenery of glaciers, volcanic peaks, steep

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Birding Tour Guyana: 3-part Birding Adventure 2018

Duration: 12 days plus a 1-day pre-extension and a 5-day post-extension
Date Start: January 26, 2018
Date End: February 08, 2018
Price: Pre-tour: US$1153, Main tour: US$7114, Post-tour: US$3847; optional trip at Wowetta US$203 (minimum 6 participants, or a surcharge), optional trip to Demerara River and Botanical Gardens US$228
Details: Our ‘Birding Tour Guyana’ adventure to South America’s “Biggest Little Secret” with its magnificent northern Amazon rainforest and numerous emerging birding hotspots of

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Birding Tour Guatemala: Volcanic Highlands and the Mayan Empire 2018

Duration: 15 days
Date Start: February 04, 2018
Date End: February 18, 2018
Price: US$6953 for 6 - 8 participants, US$5547 for 4-5 participants
Details: Guatemala is blessed with some amazing habitats for birds, from the steaming volcanoes of the highlands of southern Guatemala to the hot jungles of the Mayan empire. Birding Tour Guatemala is an unfor

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Birding Tour Ghana: Upper Guinea Forest and Pre-Sahel 2018

Duration: 22 days
Date Start: March 01, 2018
Date End: March 22, 2018
Price: £5205 per person sharing
Details: (Please ask us about “Owls of Ghana”, a ‘Birding Tour Ghana’ trip we do by special request.) Ghana is arguably the best and easiest country in which to start one’s West Afr

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Birding Tour France: Midi-Pyrenees and Languedoc-Roussillion 2018

Duration: 10 days
Date Start: May 18, 2018
Date End: May 27, 2018
Price: €3029 per person sharing
Details: This ‘Birding Tour France’ adventure takes us through the southern lowlands, foothills, Mediterranean shoreline, high Pyrenees, and forest woodlands of southern France. We’ll get to

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Birding Tour Finland: Owls, Taiga, and Fjords 2018

Duration: 12 or 7 days
Date Start: June 03, 2018
Date End: June 14, 2018
Price: €5352 for 12-day tour, €2851 for 7-day tour
Details: Birding Tour Finland Itinerary – The 12-day version is detailed here, but the first 7 days can be done as an independent tour, in which case you fly into and out of Oulu and you end the tour 5 d

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Birding Tour Finland: Owls, Taiga, and Fjords 2017

Duration: 12 or 7 days
Date Start: June 03, 2017
Date End: June 14, 2017
Price: €5049 for 12-day tour, €2690 for 7-day tour
Details: Birding Tour Finland Itinerary – The 12-day version is detailed here, but the first 7 days can be done as an independent tour, in which case you fly into and out of Oulu and you end the tour 5 d

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Birding Tour Cuba: Great Caribbean Birding and Endemics 2018

Duration: 11 days
Date Start: March 02, 2018
Date End: March 12, 2018
Price: £3370 per person sharing, assuming 5-9 participants
Details: The smallest bird on the planet, Bee Hummingbird, a myriad Cuban Todies and Cuban Trogons in every patch of scrub, and a host of other endemics and regional specials – all on an island paradise that

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Birding Tour Comoros and Mayotte 2018

Duration: 11 days
Date Start: September 30, 2018
Date End: October 10, 2018
Price: €4519 per person sharing (These are 2017 prices; 2018 prices are expected to be 5 - 10% higher.)
Details: Our Birding Tour Comoros and Mayotte will visit all three islands of the Comoros as well as the island of Mayotte. Although Mayotte is a department and region of France, traditional Mayotte culture an

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Birding Tour Comoros and Mayotte 2017

Duration: 11 days
Date Start: September 30, 2017
Date End: October 10, 2017
Price: €4519 per person sharing
Details: Our Birding Tour Comoros and Mayotte will visit all three islands of the Comoros as well as the island of Mayotte. Although Mayotte is a department and region of France, traditional Mayotte culture an

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Birding Tour Canada: Point Pelee, Niagara Falls and Algonquin 2018

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: May 05, 2018
Date End: May 16, 2018
Price: US$2,750 per person sharing, plus 13% Harmonized Sales Tax for Canadians, 6.5% for non-Canadians (These are 2017 prices; 2018 prices are expected to be 5 - 10% higher.)
Details: Point Pelee must be the most famous site in North America for the spring migration of songbirds, including 35 wood warbler species as well as brightly colored tanagers, orioles, and many others. Acros

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Birding Tour Brazil: Comprehensive Southeast Brazil, Part II 2017

Duration: 14 days
Date Start: October 02, 2017
Date End: October 15, 2017
Price: US$6,014 per person sharing
Details: When they first landed on its shores in the 1500s, the Portuguese discovered a vast stretch of verdant rainforest cloaking much of the Atlantic coast of what would one day be Brazil. Through centuries

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Birding Tour Brazil: Comprehensive Southeast Brazil, Part I 2018

Duration: 13 days
Date Start: September 20, 2018
Date End: October 02, 2018
Price: US$6,486 per person sharing
Details: When they first landed on its shores in the 1500s, the Portuguese discovered a vast stretch of verdant rainforest cloaking much of the Atlantic coast of what would one day be Brazil. Through centuries

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Birding Tour Brazil: Comprehensive Southeast Brazil, Part I 2017

Duration: 13 days
Date Start: September 20, 2017
Date End: October 02, 2017
Price: US$5,896 per person sharing
Details: When they first landed on its shores in the 1500s, the Portuguese discovered a vast stretch of verdant rainforest cloaking much of the Atlantic coast of what would one day be Brazil. Through centuries

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Birding Tour Bhutan: The Himalayas and Black-necked Crane 2017

Duration: 12 days
Date Start: November 01, 2017
Date End: November 12, 2017
Price: US$5100 per person sharing
Details: Welcome to our Birding Tour Bhutan. Known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, Bhutan is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist t

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Birding Tour Bhutan: Spring in the Eastern Himalayas 2018

Duration: 20 days
Date Start: March 25, 2018
Date End: April 13, 2018
Price: US$8100 per person sharing (These are 2017 prices; 2018 prices are expected to be 5 - 10% higher.)
Details: Bhutan, known as the land of the Thunder Dragon, is a quaint, quiet, and scenically spectacular country with a strong conservation ethic rooted in ancient Buddhist traditions. Vast areas of unspoiled

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Birding Tour Australia: Tasmania and the Orange-bellied Parrot Pre-tour 2017

Duration: 6 days
Date Start: October 25, 2017
Date End: October 30, 2017
Price: AU$2752 per person sharing (6-7 people); AU$2995 per person sharing (4-5 people); AU$3459 per person sharing (3 people)
Details: Adjoined to the mainland until the end of the last glacial period about ten thousand years ago, Tasmania is both geographically and genetically isolated from Australia. Through the millennia this isla

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Birding Tour Australia: from the Outback to the Wet Tropics 2017

Duration: 17 days
Date Start: October 31, 2017
Date End: November 16, 2017
Price: AU$8,321 per person sharing (6-7 people); AU$10,082 per person sharing (4-5 people). AU$11,309 (3 people)
Details: Australia, the island continent, is a remote landmass that drifted away from Antarctica tens of millions of years ago. Without significant volcanic activity and other mountain-building forces, it is a

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Birding the Sani Pass and Lesotho

Duration: 1
Price: R4000
Details: The ascent up Sani Pass, one of the most famed birding routes in South Africa, provides easy access to most of the birds endemic to the Drakensberg Escarpment and highlands, plus spectacular mountain

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Birding Cruise Antarctica: Subantarctic Islands and the Ross Sea 2018

Duration: 30 days
Date Start: January 10, 2018
Date End: February 08, 2018
Price: Heritage Suite US$30,200 p/p, Mini Suite US$28,000 p/p, Superior Plus US$27,000 p/p, Superior US$24,000 p/p, Main Deck US$22,300 p/p. Additional Charges: Landing Fees US$880 pp
Details: Being one of the most remote areas on our planet, with fascinating places regarding the human history of this continent, the Ross Sea region in Antarctica is a breathtaking destination. Impenetrable p

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2-day Tankwa Karoo Loop

Duration: 2
Price: on request
Details: We fetch you from your hotel in the early morning and head through spectacular scenery to the beautiful town of Ceres (2.5 – 3 hours’ drive from Cape Town). Ceres is the gateway to the Kar

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2-day Agulhas Plains (Overberg) Birding Trip

Duration: 2
Price: on request
Details: This trip forms part of the 12-day Western Cape Birding Tour. This is a trip in which a disproportionate number of large and spectacular birds are encountered. We bird the stronghold of the world̵

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1.5 - 2-day Trips for Rare Owls, Flufftails, Drakensberg Endemics, and more, near Johannesburg

Duration: 2
Price: on request
Details: We often run a 24-hour trip out of Johannesburg or Pretoria, with one night in Dullstroom, targeting Cape Eagle-Owl. Often we run this trip purely as fund-raising trip to raise money for bird conserva

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1-day Garden Route

Duration: 1
Price: R4000
Details: The Garden Route – a special gem, offering spectacular and unique bird sightings, complimented with breath-taking scenery and phenomenal landscapes, all encompassed within lush forest lands, fynbos,

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1-3-day Northeastern Gauteng

Duration: 1
Price: On request
Details: The 1-3-day trip to the northeastern parts of ‘wider’ Gauteng offers both species richness and species diversity. A day list of 150 in the summer and 120 in the winter is not an uncommon achieveme

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