Suriname 2023

      Paramaribo, Suriname

      VB
      Ventures Birding Tours
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      85 reviews
      Nov 27 - Dec 6, 2023
      Group size: 5 - 8
      Suriname 2023
      Paramaribo, Suriname

      Ventures Birding Tours
      • Email address verified
      85 reviews

      Nov 27 - Dec 6, 2023
      Group size: 5 - 8

      About this trip

      Suriname is located on the northeastern Atlantic coast of South America and is located in the Guianan endemic zone. The food is good and the people very friendly. If you have never been to South America before, this trip to Suriname will open your eyes to the beauty and diversity of birds in South America.

      Suriname is extremely diverse with a Dutch flair and language to the culture. The capital Paramaribo is crowded with old wooden buildings and colonial architecture and is perfect for a walk to enjoy the Caribbean atmosphere of this tiny country. 

      The diversity of habitats means a great list of birds that we can see during our tour. Tropical forest predominates in the center of the country with mangroves bordering the coastline and grassy savannas in the south. Although rarely visited by birders from the USA, over 700 birds have been observed in Suriname and we hope to see over 300 of these in our 10-day trip. We hope to see such iconic birds as the Capuchinbird, Crimson Topaz, Crimson Fruitcrow, Pompadour Cotinga and even Harpy Eagle. Our accommodation will be comfortable and convenient to the best birding spots across the north-central Suriname.

      Our 9-day tour will give us great insight to this small and friendly, bird-rich country. 

      What’s included

      • Food
      • Accommodation
      • Ground transportation
      • Guide services

      What’s not included

      • Airfare
      • Alcoholic beverages
      • Laundry
      • Gratuities
      • Items of personal nature

      Available Packages

      Double Occupancy

      Room-sharing

      $2,975
      Deposit: $300
      Single Traveler

      For those wanting their own room

      $3,425
      Deposit: $300


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      VB
      Ventures Birding Tours
      85 reviews
      Small travel company based in Asheville, NC, specializing in birding & nature tours both locally & worldwide.

      Reviews

      MC
      Great trip. Vicky knows her ducks and other waterbirds and where to find them. We look forward to more trips with her as a guide
      By Mike C for Duck Day in Asheville on Feb 13, 2024
      The trip was very enjoyable, in spite of the cold weather. Michael Werndley is a great guide and fun to be with. The main attraction was the chance to see up to ten species of owls, many of which can often be seen after migrating down from more northern areas in Canada. The group saw a Snowy Owl, Hawk Owl, Barred Owl, and (the major attraction) two impressive Great Gray Owls! Other local species included Snow Buntings, Common and Hoary Redpolls, a Northern Shrike, Canada Jay, Pine Grosbeaks, Golden Eye, numerous Bald Eagles, and a Merlin (sitting atop our hotel in Minneapolis). In addition, the group saw many winter species common to our own area. An unexpected treat was the sight of three wolves totting along the frozen harbor shoreline in Duluth! A great time was had by all!
      By Peter H for Northern Minnesota 2024 - Owls & Winter Finches on Feb 05, 2024
      Weather was a lot better than I anticipated, but even if it had been exceptionally cold, this trip is definitely worth it. To see the snow-covered landscape scenes, the beauty of the Black Spruce trees, all the native habitat for the Great Gray Owl, was an exciting and enjoyable experience. The food choices were fantastic as were the views of Lake Superior. Dress warmly and go for it!
      By Shirley A for Northern Minnesota 2024 - Owls & Winter Finches on Feb 04, 2024
      This was our second trip with Keith Watson and it was very special - he is wonderful to bird with, and to just be with. Our group was small and it made the trip that much more meaningful. We saw beautiful places, beautiful birds, and had lots of good food and good company. We had difficult weather at times and Keith was able to keep our spirits up and make it feel adventurous rather than adverse. Very grateful.
      By RHONDA B for Cranes Galore at Hiwassee on Feb 03, 2024
      This was a uniquely wonderful birding trip. Great group and great birding, with fantastic local guide, Sean, and always wonderful, Simon Thompson. We had our own chefs, one of whom traveled with us, with wonderful food and some Suriname local food. The Surinamese people were warm and welcoming. Fantastic trip!1
      By Toni M for Suriname 2023 on Dec 15, 2023
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