Colombia Herping Tour with Javier Aznar

Choco Biogeographic
9 Days / 8 Nights
3490,00 USD (Shared Occupancy)
+ 450,00 USD (Single Occupancy)
Pax Group: 6 seats available*
January 10 - 18, 2024


Included:
Specialized guides and photographers, local guides, private ground transportation, full feeding* and accommodation, entrance to reserves and community fees.
Internal flights.


Not Included:
Travel insurance, foods on arrival and departure days, extra foods or drinks, alcoholic beverages, international flights, tips, laundry or any other personal expenses during the trip.


Trip Plan


Join our trip and not only will you discover an abundant diversity of amphibians, reptiles, and bugs, but you will also learn to further develop your macro photography skills and technique from our experienced guides.


This magical adventure will start in one of the rainiest areas of the world, the Colombian Pacific forests. During 3 days we will have the opportunity to search in its wonderful jungles our first gems.  


In the second stage of the trip we will travel to Buenaventura, another 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.


This tour begins in the city of Bogota (arrival night) and ends in Cali (last night).


Our Leaders

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Javier Aznar

Professional and award-winning photographer. NatGeo contributor and Sony ambassador.

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Paolo Escobar

Co-founder and specialized guide. Passionate photographer and nature lover.

Travel Information



Tour Specifics

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.


Other information

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.


Suggested equipment

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.
Waterproof headlamp.
Enough batteries and memory cards.


Suggested clothes

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.

 

Magical Herping


This is the perfect trip for herping lovers, because it combines two of the most biodiverse areas of the Colombian Pacific.
This expedition through the virgin rainforests means not only some unparalleled moments with endemic poison dart frogs, but also with beautiful glass frogs, tree frogs, lizards and snakes.


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