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Grey Silky Flycatcher

BW-GN-13 VERAPACES & PACIFIC COAST

VERAPACES AND PACIFIC COAST

12 Days /11 Nights

Visit ¬†Semuc Champey, Lanquin & Chilasc??¬†an spectacular waterfall,¬†Cayal?† Ecological park,¬†Chichicastenango the famous Handicraft outdoor Market, Private Reserve¬†Tarrales,¬†Lake Atitlan,¬†Fuentes Georginas, and Antigua.

 

A Combination of Culture and Birding.  Tropical Mockinbird, Resplendent Quetzal, Pink-headed warbler and much more.

Includes:

Transportation as per itinerary
11 nights accommodations, 11 breakfasts,
entrances at sites.
Bird guide at Cob?°n and Cayal?°,
Atitl?°n Boat Tour with guide
Half day walking tour at Antigua
 
PRICE PER PERSON: USD 1,575.00  
(Minimun 4 persons)
 
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BW-GN-07 PACIFIC COAST & ATITLAN 9 Nights

Pacific Coast and Lake Atitlan

Filadelfia or EL PilarLas Nubes Estate - PatrocinioTarralesLake Atitlan

10 Days / 9 Nights

On this unique tour you will visit beautiful privates reserves such as Filadelfia, Patrocinio, Tarrales and Las Nubes Estate Farms, and enjoy the colorful towns of Panajachel and Santiago Atitl?°n on the glorious Lake Atitl?°n.

Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota), Collared Aracari (Pteroglossus torquatus), Golden-fronted Woodpecker (Melanerpes aurifrons), Masked Tityra (Tityra semifasciata), White-throated Magpie-Jay (Calocitta formosa), Orange-billed Nightingale-Thrush.

 
 
Includes:
Transportation as per itinerary,
Admissions to all the described points  according to the program,
09 nights Accommodations (double basis), Spanish speaking driver, Meals at Los Andes Farm and some trails at farms.
PRICE PER PERSON: USD 1,185.00
(Minimun 4 persons) 
 
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Finca El Pilar

Private Natural Reserve El Pilar Query

The farm has been dedicated totally to the conservation, doing some reforestation and wildlife preservation. They do security along the forest to preserve the wild orchids, birds and  not letting the illegal extraction. There is an ecological path for trekking and some hummingbird feeders for tourism development. The farm was originally thought for forest , but instead was use for water supply for the neighboring communities, most of the water generated is free for the use of the communities.

 

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GN-CT1 CoffeeTour

Coffee Lovers Tour

8Days/7 Nights

Antigua or Guatemala City, Las Nubes Estate, Lake Atitlan, San Juan La Laguna, Finca Filadelfia
8 days learning all the process of the coffee production from  Harvest to a cup of  GUATEMALA Coffee:   Expresso – Capuchino mmmmm!!!!. 

ITINERARY

Day 1
Arrive to Guatemala City transfer to your Hotel in Guatemala City or Antigua Guatemala. "Almacigo del Cafe"
 
Day 2
Early morning visit to the Museum Coffee at Azotea Lori Wunderlich
Transfer from Antigua to Finca Las Nubes where you will have the first contact with coffee plantations for the best Guatemala Coffee winners of different awards and they are certified  as Starbucks suppliers. Travel time around 3 hours.
Arrive to Finca and you will be welcome with a cup of coffee from the production grounds.
Lunch and in afternoon enjoy the tour for the almacigo where they do all kind of different blends of coffee.
 
Learn about the process before the plantation …
Picking coffee months from: October to March
Process coffee months
May  Fertilize coffee plants and soil
June to  August     Cultivate and trim  maintainance
August start to fertilized
Coffee plants blumming:  April –May –June.
Lodge at Finca Las Nubes
 
"Coffee Tour 2"
Water Canal to clean coffee grains.
Canales de agua para limpiar el grano del cafe.
Day 3
Wake up early morning to walk the farm and learn about coffee plantations.

Return to have breakfast at the farm

Lunch
Afternoon relax with a good cup of coffee
Lodge at Finca Las Nubes
 
Day 4
Transfer to Lake Atitlan
Enjoy the transfer and the spectacular view of the lake.
Visit a dry mill near the lake.
Lodge at Tiosh Abaj Hotel
 
Day 5
Early morning visit the community San Juan La Laguna where they work the coffee as a cooperative.  Lunch with the community and afternoon visit to the textiles that the women do meanwhile men cultivate coffee.
Return to San Lucas Toliman.
 
Day 6
Transfer to Antigua to visit Coffee plantation Filadelfia another farm with coffee and the explanation on another farm production.
Stay at Finca Filadelfia or Camino Real Antigua.
 
Day 7
Visit Guatemala City for a cuping demonstration and a observe the activity of coffee dealers  around the world.
Return to Antigua or   Stay in Guatemala City.
 
Day 8 
Departure to the airport at a convenient time.
End of our services.
 

Highlights of the Tours

Endemic Birds:      Resplendent Quetzal-Fulvous Owl-Azure-rumped Tanager
Places:                     Antigua or Guatemala City, Las Nubes Estate, Lake Atitlan, San Juan La Laguna, Finca Filadelfia
 
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Filadelfia State View

FILADELFIA Coffee Plantation

Filadelfia Estate Coffee Plantation

Filadelfia Farm it is located on the edge of the city of Antigua Guatemala and produces one of the finest coffees on earth. Also is an ecological tourist destiny with tours on the coffee plantation (including a museum) and in the forest reservation at an elevation of 8000 feet above sea level. The tour it could be made by horse or jeep. Conifer-oak forest its the natural vegetation on the mountain slopes around Antigua and you can observe different species of birds. Filadelfia Farm contributes with the forest conservation and the environmental education trough its tours.

Antigua. With 553.5 acres of natural forest and cultivated lands, as a farm Finca Filadelfia also produces high-quality coffee. This destination offers specialized coffee tours and birdwatching. It is surrounded by Pine-Oak forest, which is well conserved, and it also has remnants of Cloud Forest in the elevated area of the farm, where you can observe more than a hundred bird species.