My daughter and I had the most amazing trip with Amazon Birding and Saturnino was the most wonderful, patient guide. I would recommend them to anyone. Manu was fabulous and we saw so many species, 330 which were new to my life list!
Jo Krauss Hardy (USA)
We had a superb day's birding at Huarcarpay and San Salvador Lakes in the High Andes outside Cusco with our guide Saturnino Llactahuaman on April 25th 2013. We only had one day available but Satrnino came to see us at our hostal the previous afternoon, armed with his laptop, and spent well over an hour showing us the possibilities and discussing what we might do.
The trip was excellent in every respect - comfortable transport, good food (a substantial breakfast snack as we had started at 5 am, and then a tasty box lunch) and superb company and leadership from Saturnino. He found us 70 species, including four endemics. His knowledge both of the habitats and of the birds was exceptional, as was his fluent English. We would love to go on more trips with Amazon birding and have no hesitation in strongly recommending them to others.
Kevin Borman & Troy Roberts (CANADA)
I want to thank you again for the excellent organizing of the trip to Northern Peru. All went very well, smoothly indeed and that is thanks to you, Jorge and Rigoberto. You were a great team and we all had a great time !! We miss you all ! Hopefully I'll manage to bring more groups to Peru. We end up with more than 502 species recorded during the trip of which 23 were "heard only".
Hugues Dufourny (BELGIUM)
Top notch trip to Manu NP and Amazonia Lodge with Satu and the Amazon Birding team! Fantastic birding and excellent guiding - we saw over 340 species in 8 days, and had many memories that will be with us for a long time!
George Scott (CANADA)
An experience not to be missed. We had a fantastic trip with excellent birding. Satu is a wonderful guide and his team did a great job keeping us comfortable!
Marianne Batchelder (USA)
Amazing memories! It was a pleasant surprise to see more than I expected. The diversity of nature and well educated guide, made this a once in a lifetime tour. Thank You!
Panthera Journeys (USA)
The experience we had with Amazon Birding was awesome from the beginning to the end. And the starting point was not in Peru but behind a computer where we felt we had trusty informations on what would be the tour (itineraries, questions, prices, etc.). The answers we had about our questions were always kind, fast and accurate. Silly detail? No. It had a lot to do in our preparation for the trip and our minds arriving to the airport for the pick up.
The guides and the driver were tremendously kind and well devoted. In a few minutes we felt like knowing each other like friends. Highly skilled, the guides had a contagious enthusiasm on finding birds and doing all their possible for us to see them.
This way to treat us has been indefectible for twelve days from Cusco to the Cock-of-the-Rock Lodge, to Amazonia Lodge, to Wayqecha, to Abra Malaga and Huacarpay Lakes were we had intensive birdwatching and photography for countless observations and pictures of amazing birds.
Very best regards, many thanks again!
Claude Nadeau (CANADA)
Monday, 19 Dec 2016