The reason for the existence of this grassy prairie is the extreme climate. Half of the year – from November until March – ther is hardly any rainfall. During the rest of the year, the whole area experiences flooding, caused by heavy thunderstorms. The true 2 endemics: Pale-headed Jacamar and White-bearded Flycatcher.
The Hato La Aurora with 9,887 hectares, it is the third largest protected area of Colombia’s civil societ. It contains 200 species of birds identified. Deer, pumas, foxes, canaguaros, picures, araguatos, cachicamos, giant güios, melero bears and anteaters, giant otters, babillas, chigüiros, which are counted by thousands and the majestic jaguar, among others, they make this their home. It is a true genetic backup of native species.
Transfer from the airtport to the hotel in Bogota, meet with the guide to planning the trip. Dinner at the hotel.
night: Hotel Santa Fe real
The astonishing biodiversity in our eastern plains allows for us to offer a Safari where our guests can experience our landscapes and fauna in a controlled environment, with all safety precautions, while enjoying our wildlife that includes: capibaras, white tail deer, crocodiles, cattle, wild horses, herons, curlews, little owls, double-striped thick-knee curlews, jabiru storks, a wide variety of ibises among many other bird species like as Sharp-tailed Ibis, Oriole Blackbird, Orinocoan Saltator, Buff-breasted wren, Violaceus Jay.
Before we begin our Safari adventure, our guests receive an induction where we establish safety measures to consider for the journey. You will enjoy the company of experienced local guides.
Night: Juan Solito Ecolodge
birds of interest: Burrowing Owl, Yellow-browned Sparrow, Double-striped Thick-knee, Horner Screamer, Orinoco goose, Black-collart Hawk, Jaribu.
BIrds of interest: Rufous Motmot, Crane hawk, Amazon and Green Kingfischer, Scaled Piculet, Greater Ani.
5:30 Breakfast at the Hotel
6:00 – 7:00 Transfer to the “Alfonso Bonilla Aragón” Airport
End to the trip.