Pre y Post Birding Tours – Ornithological Congress of the Americas – Yacutinga Lodge, Yacutinga Private Wildlife Refuge

Pre tour: August 5th to August 7th 2017

Post tour: August 12nd to August 14th 2017

(2 nights)

 Yacutinga Private Reserve, is located in the northeastern part of Argentina, only 60 miles from the famous Iguazú falls. The Reserve belongs to the Interior Atlantic rainforest eco-region, at the Phyto-geographic district of the Rose Wood (Aspidosperma polyneuron) and the Palmetto(Euterpe edulis).

Characterized by a warm climate with constant humidity and the lack of dry seasons, this area is the most bio-diverse of Argentina. It works as a giant greenhouse.
It is an evergreen jungle, surprising and often impenetrable.

As a result of this peculiar weather conditions this lush green represented by more than 5 layers of vegetation are home of more than the 50% of the bird species present in the Country.

Yacutinga Environmental Project, was born in the 2000 with the objective of conserving 1400 acres of this Subtropical Jungle. This Protected Area has been declared as Yacutinga Private Wildlife Refuge at a national conservation status.

The premise has been to generate a low-impact ecotourism activity which, following modern concepts of sustainability, conserves the biological richness that characterizes this Reserve, protecting it and even improving it through the technical assistance of the Argentine Wildlife Foundation and the own efforts made by the Company.

The environmental quality of this Protected Area, with its variety of interpretation trails that allow to discover different natural environments, added to the comfort and the service that characterizes Yacutinga Lodge guarantee a very pleasant, comfortable and successful ornithological expedition

It is an excellent birding spot for diurnal and nocturnal observation, including some endemism and several migratory species (winter and Summer migrations).

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Are you planning your next Thanksgiving holidays? Are you thinking to travel to SouthAmerica?

TRAVELING TO THE WORLD FANTASTIC IGUAZU FALLS ?

Argentina & Brazil . An intense contact with Nature and Local Culture. Without a doubt the Iguassu Falls are one of the highlights of any travel plan to South America.

These marvelous Falls and the National Park Iguazú have been declared World Site Heritage by UNESCO and recently they have been included as one of the World Natural Wonders of our planet.
Perhaps all these distinctions may sound pretentious but as soon as you get immersed in the vast green of this National Park and start listening to the powerful roar of the waters falling chaotically, immediately you’ll understand an unusual natural theatre is opening its stunning show.

Iguazú falls Yacutinga Lodge

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YACUTINGA ORIGINS – Iguassu Falls

4 days and 3 nights dedicated to discover the northeast jungle area of Argentina. It is a pristine place where the past melts with the present. 60 miles east from the famous Iguassu Falls at the border between Brazil and Argentina extends a large portion of subtropical rainforest protected by environmental laws.

This interesting journey is surprising for the adventurous traveller. Away from massive tourism extend beautiful landscapes characterized by rich biodiversity, lush green jungle vegetation in contrast with its red soil.

Powerful rivers and bucolic streams irrigate the forest. Clear blue sky. The curious living history of the Guarani native people, and their relation with european pioneers.

At night, the shout of an owl, the fantastic Milky Way, and the magic of the Jungle by a fireplace at the comfort of Yacutinga Lodge accommodations.

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Birdwatching at Iguazu Falls area

Yacutinga Private Nature Reserve. A birding paradise close Iguazu Falls

Exclusive for nature lovers

bird-5The area of the Iguazu Falls and surrounding Parks & Reserves offers important bird diversity.
Located 80 kilometers East from the Iguazu Falls with an exiting bird-list of over 320-bird species identificated and registered, the exclusive Yacutinga Private Reserve and the comfort of Yacutinga Lodge guarantee a successful birding expedition.

The Iguazu Falls area belongs to the phyto-geographical area of the Parana Forest. This is one of the most bio-diverse areas in Argentina.

The main characteristics that generate this exuberant Nature are its warm climate, constant humidity, and the lack of dry seasons and changing climate.

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Tourism at the Iguazu Falls area. What to do ?

Best spoken eco tours at the upper Iguazu river

nota-6-1Most probably you are organizing your trip including the visit to the famous Iguazu waterfalls. Due to its location and environmental concept, Yacutinga Lodge has become the best option to explore in detail the peculiarities of the Argentinian Interior Atlantic Rainforest .

Yacutinga is the ideal extension for your trip to the Iguazu Falls. A unique experience just 2 hrs away from the amazing Iguazu Falls to enjoy the magic and relaxing peace of the place while discovering the curiosities of its flora and fauna.

 

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