Birdwatching in a historical park of Paraguay
Price for 2 people: US$ 800 or € 700 (February to May 2015)
Cerro Cora National Park holds an interesting mixture of Cerrado and Atlantic Forest habitats, and is also one of the most important sites to get in touch with the history of the country. In its area ocurred the last battle of the Triple Alliance War, where Mariscal Francisco Solano López died.
During this tour you will see many endemics to the Cerrado and Atlantic Forest ecorregions, such as Curl-crested Jay, Black-throated Saltator, Red-breasted Toucan, Maroon-bellied Parakeet, Scale-throated Hermit, White-eyed Foliage-gleaner and Swallow-tailed Manakin.
- Day 1: Departure from Asunción to Cerro Cora National Park, at the scheduled time. Estimated travel time: five hours. Birding and wildlife watching during the rest of the day. Lodging at the Visitor`s house of the Park or at a hotel at Pedro Juan Caballero (depending on preferences of the participants).
- Day 2: Morning of birding and wildlife watching at the forest of Cerro Cora, and during the afternoon at Cerrado`s habitats. At night we will be looking for Black-capped Screech-Owl, Common Potoo and Nightjars.
- Day 3: Continue birding at Cerro Cora or optional visit to Chakurrai where you can enjoy the canopy and rappel tour. Return to Asunción after lunch.
Tour price per person: € 330 or US$ 370 (minimum five people)
Less than 5 people, the price per person is
The price for this tour includes:
- Pick up and return to the Hotel in Asunción
- Accomodation in double rooms
- All meals
- Guiding fees