Birdwatching in Cusco, important Sites

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For birdwatchers Cusco is a true paradise, it is full of species in unique habitats, migratory birds that arrive from the remotest places make Cusco count on a diversity of species that are appreciated by the ornithologists of the world.

The lagoon of Huacarpay in Lucre very near to Cusco is a special place to sight the main species of birds of the region.

On the way between Ollantaytambo and the city of Quillabamba is the open Malaga that is known by ornithologists of Peru and the world, as a key place to observe birds, it is also possible to enjoy the climate and the fantasy of the cloud forest, and the trees Of bamboo, and the beautiful and strange birds in the forest, becoming more and more tropical as one approaches Quillabamba.

The Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu, and particularly the forests bordering both shores of the Urubamba River, below the citadel of Machu Picchu, are the habitats of a huge variety of bird species. The area also features brightly colored orchids and tree ferns, considered treasures of the sanctuary.

The Tambopata National Reserve and the Manu National Park are privileged areas that shelter a great diversity of species of fauna and flora, therefore they are privileged destinations for the lovers of the birds.

To make the trip you should contact a specialized tourism agency ..


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