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El Pilar Birding Shore Excursion

Antigua Guatemala’s Day Shore Trip

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Puerto Quetzal


Puerto Quetzal

Shore Trip


El Pilar Birding Shore Trip: From Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala

Book this bird watching trip and discover the colorful birds of Guatemala

This shore trip from Puerto Quetzal heads to the reserve, a small natural paradise located in the mountainous forest of Guatemala.

El Pilar is located only 10 minutes from the center of La Antigua Guatemala. (approximately 1:30 hours).

This fantastic shore trip destination has an infrastructure of birdwatching trails, which stretch through organic coffee plantations, mountain forests, and cloud forests.

The vegetation of this reserve is made up mainly of coffee, pine, and oak, located in an altitude range of 1,710 to 9,500 feet above sea level.

One of the main attractions of the reserve is in the area of ​​hummingbird feeders.

It is possible to observe various hummingbirds that inhabit the area feeding simultaneously.

This spectacle represents an excellent opportunity for birding and photography.

Approximately at noon, we will visit a Maya family for lunch.

After lunch, departure time to Puerto Quetzal.

Arrive on time at Puerto Quetzal, guaranteeing to be on board before the cruise’s departure.

End your private or small group birding excursion in Guatemala.


  • Round trip transportation from Puerto Quetzal
  • Birdwatching certified bilingual tour guide (English/Spanish)
  • All port fees
  • Entrances fees during the tour
  • Purified water
  • Lunch

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