Colombia Herping Tour
9 Days / 8 Nights
3650,00 USD (Shared Occupancy)
+ 250,00 USD (Single Occupancy)
2 - 4 Pax Group*
November 11 - 19, 2023
Specialized guide and photographer, local guides, private ground transportation, full feeding and accommodation, entrance to reserves and community fees.
Travel insurance, extra food or drinks, alcoholic beverages, international air taxes, tips, laundry or any other personal expenses during the trip.
All this adventure will take place in the biodiverse Chocó Biogeographic of Colombia, where we will focus on the search of the most iconic species of poison frogs in this beautiful country.
We will start in Tatamá National Park, an area with a large herpetofauna that will bring us many good herping experiences. In its surroundings we will stay for 2 nights.
In the second stage of the trip we will travel to Buenaventura, a biodiverse zone in the Colombian Pacific, characterized by having a population with a unique essence and charisma. Here we will stay for 3 nights, exploring its incredible forests and streams.
Finally, the Queremal area will welcome us for the last 2 days of herping, where we will depart towards the mountains in search of the last gems of this great trip.
This tour begins in the city of Pereira and ends in Cali.
It is a trip for photographers and herping lovers, with moderate walks.
The tour will be in rainy season, with bilingual guides: English/Spanish.
There is internet access and laundry service in most of the lodges and the electricity works at 110 volts.
It is advisable to purchase a travel insurance and consult to your doctor for vaccinations (yellow fever, tetanus, and hepatitis).
All amounts are in US dollars and per person.
A deposit is required to booking.
A digital SLR camera with a macro lens preferably with an aperture f/2.8.
A sturdy tripod + ball head tripod.
External flash (triggers), and a good diffuser or a light plastic softbox.
Enough batteries and memory cards.
It is recommended to bring
camera backpack with rain cover.
Lightweight breathable long pants and long sleeve shirts.
Rain poncho and rubber boots.
Waterproof hiking shoes.
Sunblock and insect repellent.
It is a trip designed especially for lovers of poison dart frogs, which travels through part of the biodiverse areas of the Choco Biogeographic and the Colombian Andes, in search of the most representative, colorful, endemic and threatened species of poisonous frogs. A simple trip but with fantastic sceneries, great human warmth, and beautiful biodiversity.