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2023

3-14 July 2023

12 days

Borneo: Sarawak & Bulwer’s Pheasant

This short tour staying only in comfortable accommodation combines a new reliable hide for the stunning Bulwer's Pheasant with a relaxed loop of Sarawak targeting Blue-banded Pitta, Bornean Banded Pitta, Hose's Broadbill, Black Oriole, Dulit Frogmouth, Crested Jayshrike and more!

4 days

15-18 July 2023

Bornean Peacock-Pheasant Extension

Tour full

17-31 July 2023

15 days

Costa Rica: Highlights

Our short tour to the most astounding birdwatching destination in all of Central America, which is expected to record a large number of endemics and near-endemics, including Resplendent Quetzal, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Wrenthrush, Snowy Cotinga and many more.



Guaranteed departure

1-17 August 2023

17 days

Angola

Highly-targeted tour to Angola focusing on all ~20 endemics and many West African specialties in a pleasingly short time-frame. Includes the stunning Red-crested Turaco, Gabela Helmetshrike, Braun's Bushshrike, and Angolan Cave Chat.



Tour full

6-19 September 2023

14 days

Mongolia: Snow Leopard, Pallas’s Cat & Siberian Migrants

Search for the incredible Snow Leopard and rarely seen Pallas's Cat. Our comfortable Ger base camps are at relatively low altitude with warmer temperatures and minimal walking compared to other sites in the world. Timed to match autumn passerine migration!



Guaranteed departure

24 September - 12 October 2023

19 days

Ecuador: Northern

An abundance of hummingbird, tanager and antpitta feeders coupled with excellent lodges and easy birding. From the Choco lowlands and across the Andes from west to east, it is no surprise that this comprehensive route is so well-loved by birders around the world!

6 days

12-17 October 2023

Amazon: Sani Lodge Extension

6-19 October 2023

14 days

Papua New Guinea: Highland Expedition

A once-in-a-lifetime expedition trekking into the New Britain Highlands and Owen-Stanley Range to see some of the world’s most poorly-known birds in pristine primary forest. Several of the target species have never been photographed in the wild!

5 days

1-5 October 2023

Tabubil Rarities Extension

Guaranteed departure

20 October - 3 November 2023

15 days

Chile

Fantastic birds such as Diademed Sandpiper-Plover, Magellanic Woodpecker, Huet-huets and seabirds amidst some of the finest scenery on Earth. From the Atacama Desert to the Andes, then down to Patagonia on the extension for Magellanic Plover, King Penuins, Pumas and more!

6 days

3-8 November 2023

Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego Extension

Tour full

27 October - 13 November 2023

18 days

Peru: North Amazonia

The most comprehensive tour to North Amazonian Peru, including the mythical White-masked Antbird, Wattled Curassow and many more specialties!



1-16 November 2023

16 days

Indonesia: Vogelkop West Papua

It is impossible to forget the first time you see a Western Parotia dance, a Black Sicklebill transforming at dawn, or a Wilson’s Bird-of-paradise glowing like fire in the dark forest understory. This is the true “Attenborough Experience"!



Tour full

14-30 November 2023

17 days

Peru: Central Andes

Discover the endemic-rich Central Andes of Peru, that Junin Grebe, Golden-backed Mountain Tanager, Cloud-forest Screech Owl and Diademed Sandpiper-Plover and many more call home!



Tour full

1-18 December 2023

18 days

Peru: Northern Andes

Some of the world’s best birds including Marvelous Spatuletail, Scarlet-banded Barbet, Long-whiskered Owlet and Pale-billed Antpitta feature on this exciting tour, as well as many other brilliant species.



Tour full

2024

10-24 January 2024

15 days

Colombia: Santa Marta to Bogota

This tour covers all accessible Santa Marta and Perija endemics, plus many more along the eastern Andes as we drive south to Bogota! The extension targets some much-wanted species around Bogota itself.

5 days

24-28 January 2024

Bogota Extension

Guaranteed departure

17 January - 5 February 2024

20 days

Brazil: North-East

Certainly one of the most threatened avifaunas in the world, this special tour explores the remnant Atlantic Forest and surrounds, targeting many superb species such as Araripe Manakin, Lear's Macaw, Hooded Visorbearer, and more.



Guaranteed departure

25 January - 6 February 2024

13 days

Panama

The exciting southern isthmus of Central America is the best place in the world to see both Crested and Harpy Eagles at known nests, along with specialties such as Black-crowned Antpitta, Blue Cotinga, the monotypic Sapayoa, and Rufous-vented Ground-Cuckoo.

4 days

6-9 February 2024

Cerro Chucantí Extension

29 January - 13 February 2024

16 days

Colombia: Central & Choco Highlights

This tour covers most classic sites, where we will see incredible endemics such as Multicolored, Gold-ringed and Black-and-gold Tanagers, Buffy Helmetcrest, Cauca Guan, Bicolored Antpitta, Yellow-eared Parrot, Antioquia Brushfinch and much more.



Guaranteed departure

13-27 February 2024

15 days

Philippines: Highlights

Tours to the Philippines are typically characterised by tough birding in degraded habitat, but this tour focuses on the best patches of forest with a huge array of special endemics possible! From Flame-breasted Fruit-Dove and Spotted Wood Kingfisher to Azure-breasted Pitta and Visayan Wattled Broadbill!



Guaranteed departure

15-29 February 2024

15 days

Costa Rica: Highlights

Our short tour to the most astounding birdwatching destination in all of Central America, which is expected to record a large number of endemics and near-endemics, including Resplendent Quetzal, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Wrenthrush, Snowy Cotinga and many more.



10-18 March 2024

9 days

São Tomé & Príncipe

Discover these hotspots of endemism off the west coast of Africa with more than two dozen exciting endemics. Natural selection has conjured everything from Giant Sunbird down to Dwarf Ibis in “the Galápagos of Africa”.



Guaranteed departure

18-31 March 2024

14 days

Vietnam: Highlights

Focusing on the declining laughingthrush species of central Vietnam, along with the vast majority of Indochinese and Vietnamese endemics. Includes Golden-winged Laughingthrush, Bar-bellied Pitta and Siamese Fireback!



27 March - 9 April 2024

14 days

Mexico: Western

Comprehensive tour to this endemic-rich region, covering all endemics and near-endemics including Tufted Jay, Red Warbler, Orange-breasted Bunting, Elegant Quail, Balsas Screech-Owl and Long-tailed Wood Partridge. Timed to match the Mexico 2024 Total Solar Eclipse!



Guaranteed departure

Red Panda in Singalia Forest

5-11 April 2024

7 days

Nepal: Red Panda & Singalila Forest

Expert local trackers will help us find Red Pandas in pristine bird-filled forests which offer easy Himalayan birding and photography - around 150 species expected!



Tour full

11-26 April 2024

16 days

India: North-Eastern Highlights

There are more bird species in this one part of the Himalaya than anywhere else in Eurasia! From Eaglenest to Dirang, Kaziranga and Mishmi with the rare Bugun Liocichla, Gould's Shortwing, colourful Tragopans, Cochoas, Grandala and Fire-tailed Myzornis.



Guaranteed departure

13-22 April 2024

10 days

Guatemala

This underrated destination features superb and easy birding for spectacular species like Horned Guan, Pink-headed Warbler and Ocellated Quail. Yucatan specialties including Ocellated Turkey will be on the agenda of the extension amongst ancient Mayan ruins.

4 days

22-25 April 2024

Mayan Biosphere Extension

Guaranteed departure

1-16 May 2024

16 days

Brazil: Pantanal & Alta Floresta

Enjoy two of the wildest natural areas in Brazil, searching for Hyacinth Macaw, Bald Parrot, Black-girdled Barbet, Red-necked Aracari, Bare-eyed Antbird, Black-spotted Bare-eye, and Jaguar!



13-25 May 2024

13 days

China: Eastern Highlights

Shortened tour to see the most spectacular birds between Shanghai and Beijing. From Spoon-billed Sandpiper to Blue-crowned Laughingthrush, plus Cabot's Tragopan, Reeves's Pheasant, Brown Eared Pheasant, and a large number of breeding specialties like Zappey's Flycatcher and Reed Parrotbill.



Guaranteed departure

8-23 June 2024

16 days

Papua New Guinea: Islands

Comprehensively explore the archipelagos east of New Guinea, staying comfortably at dive resorts and on liveaboard boats across six different islands while searching for Superb Pitta, Goldie's Bird-of-paradise, and Mussau Fantail. Surprisingly, includes only easy walking!

6 days

23-28 June 2024

Huon Peninsula Extension

Tour full

22 June - 5 July 2024

14 days

Uganda

A unique birding and wildlife experience, combining some of the most diverse forests in Africa with the incomparable Shoebill, a whole host of Albertine Rift endemics, and of course near-guaranteed encounters with both Mountain Gorilla and Chimpanzee.



1-16 July 2024

16 days

Brazil: South-West Amazonia

Specialities of the little-visited but bird-rich Rondonia, Inambari and Acre regions. Includes four days at PiraAçu Lodge, an astounding new birding destination in the deep Amazon! White-breasted Antbird, Pale-faced Bare-eye, Rondonia Bushbird, and Predicted Antwren are all likely.



Guaranteed departure

14-25 July 2024

12 days

Borneo: Sarawak & Bulwer’s Pheasant

This short tour staying only in comfortable accommodation combines a new reliable hide for the stunning Bulwer's Pheasant with a relaxed loop of Sarawak targeting Blue-banded Pitta, Bornean Banded Pitta, Hose's Broadbill, Black Oriole, Dulit Frogmouth, Crested Jayshrike and more!

4 days

26-30 July 2024

Bornean Peacock-Pheasant Extension

15-23 July 2024

9 days

Vanuatu: Highland Expedition

Climb through pristine forest flanking a newly-accessible mountain in search of all the endemics and specialties of Vanuatu. We expect several encounters with every target, from the stunning Royal Parrotfinch and Buff-bellied Monarch to the rare Mountain Starling, Vanuatu Thicketbird, and Santa Cruz Ground Dove.



Guaranteed departure

2-12 August 2024

11 days

Ecuador: Highlights

This short version of our Northern Ecuador tour includes the best lodges with easy birding and a great sampling of hummingbird, tanager and antpitta feeders. Cross from the western slopes of the Andes over the high passes to the eastern slopes, and expect to see more than 400 species!



3-17 August 2024

15 days

Indonesia: Central West Papua

From the high Snow Mountains with Macgregor's Honeyeater and Splendid Astrapia, the Nimbokrang Lowlands with Victoria Crowned Pigeon, Shovel-billed Kookaburra and Pale-billed Sicklebill, to the Geelvink Islands of Biak and Numfor with their endemic Paradise Kingfishers.

3 days

1-3 August 2024

Trans-Fly Extension

Guaranteed departure

9-27 August 2024

18 days

Brazil: Eastern Amazonia

Endemics and specialties of the lower-Amazon. Birding around the river mouth at Belém, the north bank at Monte Alegre, along the Tapajós River, and several days in Carajás Reserve. Includes Vulturine Parrot, Sulphur-breasted Parakeet, Harlequin Antbird, and Black-chested Tyrant.



13 August - 1 September 2024

19 days

Ecuador: Northern

An abundance of hummingbird, tanager and antpitta feeders coupled with excellent lodges and easy birding. From the Choco lowlands and across the Andes from west to east, it is no surprise that this comprehensive route is so well-loved by birders around the world!

6 days

1-6 September 2024

Amazon: Sani Lodge Extension

25 August - 11 September 2024

18 days

Papua New Guinea: Mainland

Comprehensively explore the classic mainland route around PNG with a small group and the most experienced leaders. We consider our logistics, prices, and bird lists to be the best available in this exciting but challenging country!

6 days

11-16 September 2024

Huon Peninsula Extension

Tour full

25 August - 9 September 2024

16 days

Papua New Guinea: Bougainville & Louisiade Expedition

On Bougainville we will search for a dozen endemics and the incredible Moustached Kingfisher. Then in the Louisiades, we will be among the first birders in 100 years to see endemics like Louisiade Pitta and Rossel Paradise Kingfisher!



Tour full

1-16 September 2024

16 days

Indonesia: Vogelkop West Papua

It is impossible to forget the first time you see a Western Parotia dance, a Black Sicklebill transforming at dawn, or a Wilson’s Bird-of-paradise glowing like fire in the dark forest understory. This is the true “Attenborough Experience"!



1-18 September 2024

18 days

Peru: Northern Andes

Some of the world’s best birds including Marvelous Spatuletail, Scarlet-banded Barbet, Long-whiskered Owlet and Pale-billed Antpitta feature on this exciting tour, as well as many other brilliant species.



19 September - 4 October 2024

16 days

Papua New Guinea: Bougainville & Louisiade Expedition

On Bougainville we will search for a dozen endemics and the incredible Moustached Kingfisher. Then in the Louisiades, we will be among the first birders in 100 years to see endemics like Louisiade Pitta and Rossel Paradise Kingfisher!



Guaranteed departure

1-16 October 2024

16 days

Brazil: Interior

Explore the magnificent Canastra National Park in search of Brazilian Merganser, Cock-tailed Tyrant and Blue Finch before heading east across Minas Gerais towards Hyacinth Visorbearer and Blue-eyed Ground Dove! Mammals will hopefully include both Giant Anteater and Maned Wolf.



Guaranteed departure

1-16 October 2024

16 days

Madagascar

Birding on the eight continent, covering almost every endemic bird and dozens of lemurs in some of the most unique habitats on Earth! From Helmet Vanga to Long-tailed Ground Roller, we will see close to 100 endemics as we work across the island.

5 days

16-20 October 2024

Ankarafantsika Extension

5-20 October 2024

16 days

Fiji & New Caledonia

Must-see birds such as Kagu, Taveuni Silktail and Orange and Golden Fruit Doves amidst some incredible tropical island scenery. Great resorts, excellent food and world-class snorkelling too!



Tour full

25 October - 5 November 2024

12 days

Mexico: Southern

A short and exciting tour through Chiapas and Oaxaca in search of the stunning Rose-bellied Bunting, Dwarf Jay, Bearded Screech Owl, Bumblebee Hummingbird, Red Warbler, Giant Wren, Nava's Wren, and more!



30 October - 16 November 2024

18 days

Brazil: South-East Atlantic Forest

Visiting the best protected areas to find close to 100 Brazilian endemics and 200 Atlantic Forest specialties, with rarities like Red-billed Curassow, Cherry-throated Tanager, Brazilian Laniisoma, Grey-winged Cotinga, Black-hooded Antwren and Helmeted Woodpecker all in the script.



1-16 November 2024

16 days

Indonesia: West Papua X Flock Wildlife

Collaboration with Flock Wildlife, the premiere Australian-based bird photography company. Combining the experience of award-winning photographers David Stowe and Henry Cook with our intimate knowledge of West Papua, this is sure to be an unreal adventure!



Tour full

17-29 November 2024

13 days

Argentina: Southern

A magnificent tour down the Southern Cone, including Hooded Grebe, Lesser Rhea, Snowy Sheathbill, Magellanic Plover, Magellanic Penguin, and a dozen endemic specialties. There is an excellent chance for Orca, and a promise of some of the world's most spectacular scenery!



Guaranteed departure

23 November - 6 December 2024

14 days

Brazil: Far South

The grasslands and wetlands of Rio Grande do Sul, including South American Painted-snipe, endemic Black-bellied Seedeater, the strange Sickle-winged Nightjar, along with Saffron-cowled Blackbird, Black-and-white Monjita, and displaying Bare-throated Bellbirds.



1-15 December 2024

15 days

Chile

Fantastic birds such as Diademed Sandpiper-Plover, Magellanic Woodpecker, Huet-huets and seabirds amidst some of the finest scenery on Earth. From the Atacama Desert to the Andes, then down to Patagonia on the extension for Magellanic Plover, King Penuins, Pumas and more!

6 days

15-20 December 2024

Patagonia & Tierra del Fuego Extension

2025

4-9 January 2025

6 days

Bangladesh: Masked Finfoot

Short tour to search for one of the most threatened birds in Asia: the enigmatic Masked Finfoot. We hope to also see Brown-winged Kingfisher, Mangrove Pitta, and maybe White-eared Night-heron, Fishing Cat or Bengal Tiger if we are extremely lucky! All profits will be donated to the Oriental Bird Club.



11-26 January 2025

16 days

Senegal

On our tour to this welcoming country we will look for Sahelian specialities such as White-crested Tiger Heron, Scissor-tailed Kite, Savile’s Bustard, Quail-Plover, Golden Nightjar and Cricket Warbler.



9-22 February 2025

14 days

China: Winter Highlights

Shortened tour to see Siberian Crane and the wintering waterbird spectacle of Poyang Lake, along with Scaly-sided Merganser, Reeve's Pheasant, Chinese Barbet, Nonggang Babbler, the endemics of Hainan, plus wintering passerines around Beijing like Siberian Accentor and Pallas's Rosefinch.



15-28 February 2025

14 days

Mexico: Western

Comprehensive tour to this endemic-rich region, covering all endemics and near-endemics including Tufted Jay, Red Warbler, Orange-breasted Bunting, Elegant Quail, Balsas Screech-Owl and Long-tailed Wood Partridge.



7-22 March 2025

16 days

Greater Antilles: Jamaica, Dominican Republic & Puerto Rico

On this epic multi-island adventure we will search for more than 75 restricted Caribbean endemics. A must for those wanting to see all of the world's bird families, with six being endemic to these islands!



15 March - 7 April 2025

24 days

Costa Rica

Our comprehensive tour to the most astounding birdwatching destination in all of Central America which is expected to record almost every endemic and near-endemic, including Resplendent Quetzal, Fiery-throated Hummingbird, Wrenthrush, Snowy Cotinga and many more.



26 April - 12 May 2025

17 days

Kenya

Comprehensive loop with a focus on the threatened endemics and near-endemics of this stunningly scenic country. Includes Taita Thrush, Sokoke Scops Owl, Black Boubou, Hinde’s Babbler, and Sharpe’s Longclaw, as well as the amazing Vulturine Guineafowl, Golden-winged Sunbird, Blue-headed Bee-eater, and Golden Pipit.



1-13 May 2025

13 days

China: Eastern Highlights

Shortened tour to see the most spectacular birds between Shanghai and Beijing. From Spoon-billed Sandpiper to Blue-crowned Laughingthrush, plus Cabot's Tragopan, Reeves's Pheasant, Brown Eared Pheasant, and a large number of breeding specialties like Zappey's Flycatcher and Reed Parrotbill.



1-17 June 2025

17 days

Mongolia

This remote adventure goes well off-road, exploring some truly wild areas from the Gobi Desert to the Altai Mountains in search of Black-billed Capercaillie, Hodgson's Bushchat, Oriental Plover, Relict Gull and much more.



1-16 July 2025

16 days

Brazil: South-West Amazonia

Specialities of the little-visited but bird-rich Rondonia, Inambari and Acre regions. Includes four days at PiraAçu Lodge, an astounding new birding destination in the deep Amazon! White-breasted Antbird, Pale-faced Bare-eye, Rondonia Bushbird, and Predicted Antwren are all likely.