5 Day Birding Itinerary In Iguazú and Beyond...!

5 Day Birding Itinerary In Iguazú and Beyond...! from Toucan Birding Guides

By: Toucan Birding Guides  04/16/2015
Keywords: bird, birding, Iguazú, iguasu, guide, reserve, tour, Argentina

IGUAZU - SAN SEBASTIAN - SAN PEDRO 5 DAY - Misiones Birding Excursion - Day 1 Iguazú National Pk 2 - 3 San Sebastian de la Selva 4 Cruce Caballero PP and Las Araucarias PP (San Pedro) 5 Option: Salto Encantado or Mocona - Day 1 06.00 Hotel pick-up for "early bird" birding on Route 101 before Iguazu National Park opens. 08.00 Arrive at Iguazu Park main entrance. AM Walk Macuco Trail (5.4km return trip) birding along the way. 12.30 approx return to visitor centre. Lunch. PM To Garganta del Diablo station and visit Garganta del Diablo Falls - walking one way, either out or back, increases birding time through an interesting wetland area. 17.00 Park entrance pick-up for transfer to San Sebastian de la Selva 19.00 Arrive San Sebastian. Dinner Overnight: San Sebastian lodge - Day 2 AM Birding on San Sebastian trails 12.30 Lunch in San Sebastian lodge area PM Birding on San Sebastian trails 18.30 Dinner at lodge Overnight: San Sebastian lodge - Day 3 06.30 Quick breakfast, then a full morning birding on San Sebastian trails through extensive bamboo forest 12.30 Lunch in lodge 15.30 Afternoon birding on Urugua-i Provincial Park R-101 trail 17.00 Leave for San Pedro (150km) 19.30 Dinner in San Pedro (Parrillada El Guri) Overnight: Los Suizos cabins - Day 4 note: this day requires 4x4 transport (included) 06.00 Early start for Cruce Caballero Provincial Park 07.00 Birding on Cruce Caballero Provincial Park main trail 12.30 Snack lunch (included) in Cruce Caballero 15.30 Afternoon in Araucaria Provincial Park, San Pedro. 19.00 Evening meal in San Pedro. Overnight: Los Suizos cabins Day 5 06.00 Transfer to one of the following options: Salto Encantado waterfall and reserve Saltos de Mocona falls - As both of theses areas have good birding, our last day's destination depends quite a lot on local conditions – mainly the weather and if the falls at Moconá are visible (see website for further information www.tucaibirding.com.ar/localities.html). 18.00 End services at location of your choice in Puerto Iguazu (or other in radius - eg. Posadas) (Do remember - mosquito repellent, sun-screen, waterproofs and good walking shoes or boots. Long-sleeved shirts and trousers are recommended as well. We will be in a "rain" forest... so it can be very hot and humid. We can experience sub-zero night-time temperatures in April - September, so a light coat or jacket is also a good idea.) Please contact us for details of the following services - Full day birding trip (06.00 – 17.00hs) at these great birding localites: Iguazu - Urugua-i - Cruce Caballero - Araucarias - Kaa Yari - Salto Encantado - more... Two full days birding trip (06.00 – 17.00hs consecutive days) Half day birding trip (06.00 – 11.30hs)

Keywords: bird, birding, Iguazú, iguasu, guide, reserve, tour, Argentina