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Birding at Tupana Lodge

Birding at Tupana Lodge, BR-319 Transamazon Highway, Amazonas – Brazil  (4 days/3 nights)

Available Any Time under request
Minimum: 02 pax, Maximum: 8 pax,
Privative Tour: Under Request.

PRICE: Under Request. Overnight at Inn on Double occupancy (Standard). We have special prices for groups more than four pax. Please request us.


Comes with us go Birding at Tupana Lodge. Amazon Tupana Lodge is situated in the Madeira–Purus interfluvium, south of the Amazon. It offers basic inexpensive accommodation near of road from Manaus to Porto Velho. It takes roughly four hours to reach the lodge from Manaus, including transfer by motorized canoe and by car by land. The accommodation is simple, clean and adequate; a generator supplies power and the lodge has a trail system, although there are few different trails that you can easily cover. It is nicely situated close to this little-traveled highway; it is surrounded by tall terra firme forest. It features rooms with beds, fans, private showers and toilets, good food, an excellent system of forest trails and nearby habitats include sandy soil forest and black-water’s igapó.

We will depart from Manaus at 6 am until the Port of Ceasa. We will take a boat, crossing the “Meeting of the Waters”, a phenomenon in which the dark waters of the Rio Negro meet the white and dense waters of the Solimões and 6 Km run together without mixing. Disembark at Careiro da Várzea. Here, we will transfer to vans, and to Drive to Tupana Lodge. We will make a special stop to see the Giant Water Lilies and only opportunistic stop for birds in route, before driving the 150 kms south to Tupana Lodge. We will stop at Km 178 on the BR-319 the banks of the River Tupana, where a boat awaits us take us to the inn. We will take about 15 minutes until the Lodge.

Arriving at Tupana Lodge, we go do Check-In, knowing the accommodations and then we will have lunch. Wake up will be at 4:40 am, breakfast at 5 am and our outputs will be at 5:30am in the morning, stopping at noon to lunch. We go back to field at 2:30 pm, stopping our birding trip at 6 pm. We will have Dinner at 7:00 pm and after, the checklist, daily. Our birding trip will be finished at 11 AM on the last day. At 1 PM check out and departure to Manaus with arrival planned at 5 PM.

On this Birdtrip, we go watching birds: (1) around of the Tupana Lodge, (2) walking in trails inside Terra firme forest and (3) along Tupana River in igapó flooded forest.

Birdwatching at Tupana Lodge, early-morning provide especially, reasonably regular sightings of Kawall’s Amazon kawalli, Scarlet-shouldered Parrotlet Touit huetii, Short-tailed Parrot Graydidascalus brachyurus, Chestnut-capped Bucco macrodactylus and White-necked Puffbirds Notharcus hyperrhynchus, many tanagers, including the rare Dotted Tanager (Tangara varia). White-browed Purpletuft (Iodopleura isabellae), Chestnut Woodpecker (Celeus elegans jumana) and Scaly-breasted Woodpeckers, White-browed Hawk, Curl-crested Aracari, Brown-mandibled Aracari, Black Antbird and Peruvian Warbling-Antbird.

White-throated Antbird (Gymnopithys salvini), Rufous-tailed and Slender-billed Xenops, Scale-backed Antbird (Hylophylax poecilinotus), Sooty Antbird (Myrmeciza fortis), Hairy-crested Antbird (Rhegmatorhina melanosticta), Elegant Woodcreeper, Hoffmann’s Woodcreeper, Pearly Antshrike, Undulated Antshrike and Inambari Gnatcatcher, another recently described species.

On the second day at night, we go looking for owls and Potoos, for about an hour and a half. Then we return to the hotel to sleep.

Go Bird watching at Tupana Lodge provide to watch large mixed-species flocks, Citron-bellied Attila, Pompador Cotinga, Purple-breasted and Spangled Cotinga, White-throated Tinamou, Starred Wood-Quail, Humaita Antbird, Reddish-winged Bare-eye, Glossy-backed Becard, Brown-banded Puffbird, Rufous Potoo, Bar-bellied Woodcreeper, Pavonine Quetzal. Cinnamon Tyrant, Guianan Gnatcatcher and Chestnut-shouldered Antwren and others, as well as tree recently described species, a new Hemitriccus, a new Herpsilochmus, Predicted Antwren (Herpsilochmus stotzi) and  Inambari Woodcreeper (Lepidocolaptes fatimalimae).

If you want to participate in this amazing experience in the Amazon, then this tour was designed for you. For register yourself, please request include your name in the list and confirm your participation. Register yourself now and come with us to live this experience on the Amazon Forest. Confirmed your participation on this tour, we go sending to you a checklist to print and bring.  For more information, please send us e-mail.

General conditions for the Tour.

All participants must prepare themselves reading detailed the general conditions for the tour, Diary itinerary and other information about the Birdtour requested.

Time: Please, we ask you by attention to keep the start times and end of the tour.

Group Size: The Group Size is limited from 02 to 8 participants, dislocating by car in paved road, sleeping in Inn with fan, on double ocupation. For a privative tour, please contact us.

Upon Request: For tailor-made itineraries into the Tour in/out these months, logistical support, consult us.

Included:This program includes transfers in Manaus plus 4 days and 3 nights, all meal, sleeping in comfortable Lodge on double occupation, conditioned air, birding guide services, full board and outings as described.

Not Included: Airfare, overnight in Manaus, beverages, medical costs or hospitalization, insurance, personal expenses as laundry and phone calls.

Payments: The payments must be made in Brazilian Reais (R$) Brazilian currency. We do not accept credit card or bank check. Special cases will be examined carefully and arrangements may be made to facilitate participation in the tour. The prices are subject to the change and can to vary according the number of participant. Please, e-mail us for price confirmation.