Private Tour

Itatiaia National Park

Recommended itinerary 3 to 5 days

Itatiaia National Park - Frilled Coquette Frilled Coquette
Itatiaia National Park - Mouse-colored Tapaculo Mouse-colored Tapaculo
Itatiaia National Park - Red-breasted Toucan Red-breasted Toucan
Itatiaia National Park - Rufous-backed Antvireo Rufous-backed Antvireo
Itatiaia National Park - Tawny-browed Owl Tawny-browed Owl
Rio de Janeiro State Rio de Janeiro State

One of the most beautiful birding sites in the Atlantic forest, Itatiaia is located just 250 Km from Sao Paulo and is home to one of the largest altitudinal differences of any birding site in Brazil, ranging from humid Atlantic forest at 300 meters, up to the “campos de altitude” at 2,800 meters.

It was the first National Park to be created in Brazil, and shelters an incredible variety of birds including Black-Hawk Eagle, Dusky-legged Guan, Slaty-breasted Wood-Rail, Giant Snipe, White-throated Hummingbird, Brazilian Ruby, Frilled Coquette, Black-breasted Plover-Crest, Saffron Toucanet, Yellow-fronted and Robust Woodpecker, Wing-banded Hornero, White-browed Foliage-gleaner, Itatiaia Thistletail, Speckle-breasted Antpitta, Giant and Large-tailed Antshrike, White-bibbed and Rufous-tailed Antbird, Fork-tailed Pygmy-Tyrant, Southern Antpipit, Velvety Black-Tyrant, Pin-tailed Manakin, Eastern Slaty Thrush, Red-ruffed Fruitcrow, Black-and-Gold Cotinga, Brassy-breasted and Gilt-edged Tanager and the Sharpbill.

Night birding may produce for Tawny-browed Owl and Variable Screech-Owl.

Combined tour

This tour can be combined with any of the following: