Purple-backed Sunbeam tour

Lima, Perú

Duration: 8 days
Group size: 1 - 4
Purple-backed Sunbeam tour
Lima, Perú

Duration: 8 days
Group size: 1 - 4

About this trip

 The main goal of this tour is to find the very special Purple-backed Sunbeam, a unique hummingbird restricted to a few small patches of vegetation along the Marañon basin, in north Peru. 

In the Lima area, we will focus on looking for Peruvian Sheartail, Amazilia Hummingbird, Black-breasted Hillstar, and Olivaceous Thornbill.   Then, our main targets are around tge city of Cajamarca are Grey-bellied Comet, Black Metaltail, Spot-throated Hummingbird, Giant Hummingbird, Green-headed Hillstar, and Shining Sunbeam.  Not far from the city of Cajabamba we will look for Great Sapphirewing, along with other birds like Rufous-eared Brushfinch, Plain-tailed Warbling-finch, and the colorful Tit-like Dacnis. The next stop is at El Molino, near the city of Huamachuco, where our main target is the endemic Purple-backed Sunbeam.

The tour ens in the city of Trujillo, from there you can flight back to Lima our take a tour extension for more hummingbirds.

What’s included

  • Lodging
  • Ground transportation
    and driver throughout the tour
  • English speaking
    birding guide
  • Meals
  • Drinking water supply
    Drinking water supply
  • All entrance fees
  • Applicable taxes
  • Flights
    International or domestic. Reconfirmation of flights
  • Visa fees
  • Airport taxes
  • Excess luggage charges
  • Additional nights
  • Bottled water
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Snacks
  • Laundry
  • Phone calls or messages
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of personal nature

Available Packages

Trip Price
Deposit: $300

Your Organizer

Cheqa Peru SRL - Green Tours
Green Tours is a Peruvian tour operator based in northern Peru, especialized in nature and birdng tours. The company stablished in 2006 with the objective to offer high quality ground services for tourism operations in Peru with innovation, comfort, safety, and commitment with our social and environmental responsibilities.