PRICE - All costs are in US Dollars
$6450 per person sharing a double/twin room based on maximum of 8 people on the trip
$550 single supplement (if you do not mind sharing a room I can sometimes organise this to avoid paying the supplement)
Maximum 8 people on this trip
$1500 per person
All prices include accommodation, meals, English speaking guide, drivers and/or boatmen, ground transport within the trip specification, bottled water, entry fees to National Parks and/or Conservation Projects within the itinerary.
Prices do not include flights, insurance, alcoholic drinks, tips, souvenirs, anything of a personal nature including laundry, any additional activities not listed in the itinerary.
Arrive Florianopolis and overnight
Morning visit to the Rehabilitation area for Vinaceous Amazons at Florianópolis with a talk about the conservation project by Vanessa Kanaan.
Transfer Florianopolis to Urupema – staying at Eco Pousada Rio dos Touros – afternoon Red-spectacled Amazons
All day Red-spectacled Amazons
Morning Red-spectacled Amazons and afternoon transfer to Ponte Serrado.
All day Vinaceous Amazons - we will be joining Vanessa Kanaan who runs the Vinaceous Amazon Project.
Early transfer to Joinville with an afternoon looking for the Golden Parakeets (Queen of Bavaria's Conure). Although not native to this area there is a small population here probably an introduced group.
All day Golden Parakeets with a possibility of Red-capped Parrots (Pileated Parrot)
Morning transfer to PETAR State Park. Afternoon looking for the Blue-bellied Parrots and Red-capped Parrot.
Full day at PETAR searching for Blue-bellied and Red-capped Parrots.
Transfer to Tapiraí with the afternoon looking for Parrots in the area.
Overnight at Trilha dos Tucanos.
11 th May
Early morning searching the trails in lodge grounds for Red-capped and Blue-bellied Parrots as well as Plain and Maroon-bellied Parakeets.
Transfer to Guaraú and an afternoon looking for Red-tailed Amazons.
12 th May
Full Day Birding searching for the Red-tailed Amazons.
13 th May
Transfer to Campos do Jordão. Afternoon searching for better views of Vinaceous-breasted Amazons and Red-capped Parrot.
14 th May
Morning for Trails again with afternoon transfer to Sao Paulo and transfer to the International airport for flights home.
PLEASE NOTE:- IT IS POSSIBLE TO DO THIS TRIP AND THEN GO ONTO THE PANTANAL AND NORTH EAST BRAZIL STRAIGHT AFTER TO SEE THE HYACINTH AND LEAR'S MACAWS AMONGST MANY OTHERS.
Parrots to be seen on this Eco-tour
Golden Conure - Guaruba guarouba
White-eyed Conure - Psittacara leucopthalmus
Maroon-fronted Conure - Pyrrhura frontalis chiripepe
Blue-winged Parrotlet - Forpus xanthopterygius
Brown-backed Parrotlet - Touit melanonotus
Plain Parakeet - Brotogeris tirica
Pileated Parrot - Pionopsitta pileata
Blue-bellied Parrot - Triclaria malachitacea
Scaly-headed Parrot - Pionus maximiliani
Vinaceous Amazon - Amazona vinacea
Red-spectacled Amazon - Amazona pretrei
Red-tailed Amazon - Amazona brasiliensis
I cannot guarantee seeing all or any of these Parrots however we will have a great guide to help us in every way possible.
We will see lots of other bird and animal species.