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Your invitation to eight (8) days of spectacular birding across Jamaica.

Take the opportunity of seeing a larger portion of Jamaica and its birdlife while birding with us across this paradise island of natural beauty.  During the winter months, Jamaica hosts over three hundred (300) species of birds.  These include it's twenty nine (29) endemic bird species plus other migrants, residents and vagrant species.  With more leisure, you will be able to have timely views of a large number of these birds within eight (8) days.  This seven (7) nights eight (8) days birding tour is designed by the vacation and activity planners of Attractions Link Tourism Services to afford birdwatchers the opportunity of enjoying bird watching in Jamaica and to experience the joy of viewing at least one hundred and fifty (150) of the over three hundred (300) species of birds, depending on the time of year you are visiting. 

Being that this birding tour is two days longer than our six days birding vacation of eastern Jamaica, its participants will have more time in each location or habitat visited.  Similar to our other birding vacations, this tour is organized to use more accommodation centers, in order to have our birders staying closer to the habitats which will be visited.  This idea decreases the driving time between accommodation sites and habitats, which enables proper arrival time in these habitats and decreases the possibilities of missing important target species.  This will also give a daily ease even more time is needed to be spent in the fields.  With this level of ease and comfort, this tour guarantees the viewing of Jamaica's twenty nine (29) endemic species, while birding at an easy pace during your eight (8) days of birding across Jamaica! 

Accommodation sites that you will enjoy staying during your eight days birding tour across Jamaica.

Regarding your places of accommodation during this tour, you will be accommodated in one (1) small hotel and three lodges.  Your small hotel is located only twenty (20) minutes from the airport of your arrival.  Here, you will meet other participants and spend the first night prior to your birding tour.  This hotel operates a restaurant that serves delicious meals of Jamaican and continental dishes.  Your first two (2) lodges will be in the Blue Mountains.  In the southern Blue Mountains, you will be accommodated in decent mountain lodge which is surrounded by a coffee farm and a beautiful garden with flouring plants which attracts numerous bird species.  This lodge is just twenty (20) minutes from one of the Blue Mountain's most heavily flocked forests.  This lodge also serves mouth watering dishes and is ideal for your short accommodation. 

In the northern Blue Mountains, you will be accommodated at another mountain lodges with similar amenities.  This lodge is very close to three major forested which on most occasions, most or all of the rare endemic bird species are found.  In northeastern Jamaica, your accommodation site will be a quiet and peaceful lodge which is located in woodland setting, on the eastern suburb outside the town of Port Antonio.  This birding lodge has a swimming pool, numerous fruit trees, flowering gardens and small forests which form canopy-like walkways that attract several endemic, migrant, resident and vagrant bird species.  This accommodation venue is close to the forests of the John Crow Mountains which you will be going for birding.  All the accommodation sites mentioned are clean, comfortable and serve delicious meals. 

Areas and habitats you will visit and birds you can see during your eight days birding tour across Jamaica.

During your eight days of birding tour across Jamaica, you will be visiting habitats such as the dry-forests of southern Jamaica, the lush forests of the southern Blue Mountains, the cool high forests of the central Blue Mountains, the lush forests of the northern Blue Mountains, the cool and lush Buff River Valley, the wide open planes and canopy areas of the Rio Grande Valley, various river mouths and shorelines of northeastern Jamaica, the lower John Crow Mountains, the upper John Crow Mountains, two of Jamaica's top botanical gardens plus flowering gardens which surrounds your accommodation lodges.  While in northeastern Jamaica, you will also visit woodland habitats which are only thirty minutes from your place of accommodation. 

Birds you will want to be first on your list are Jamaica's twenty nine (29) endemic species.  These are:  Arrow-headed Warbler, Black-billed Streamer-tail Hummingbird, Red-billed Streamer-tail Hummingbird, Jamaican Mango Hummingbird, Jamaican Blackbird, Crested Quail-dove, Jamaican Lizard Cuckoo, Chestnut-bellied Cuckoo, Jamaican Crow, Jamaican Owl, Jamaican Elaenia, Jamaican Oriole, Jamaican Tody, Jamaican Spindalis or striped- headed Tanager, Jamaican Woodpecker, Jamaican Vireo, Blue Mountain Vireo, Black-billed Parrot, Yellow-billed Parrot, Jamaican Parakeet, Rufus-tailed Flycatcher, Sad Flycatcher, Jamaican Pewee, Jamaican Becard, Ring-tailed Pigeon,  Yellow-shouldered Grass-quit, White-chinned Thrush, White-eyed Thrush and Jamaican Euphonia. 

Other top birds that you will want to see are: Black Whiskered Vireo, Red-eyed Vireo, Caribbean Dove, White-winged Dove, Plane Pigeon, Rufus-throated Solitaire, White-tailed Tropicbird.  Depending on your physical ability, you can find these, and over one hundred (100) more species during a eight (8) days trip.  If you have the energy, we have the time!

Organized Tour Dates

Organized tour dates for individuals and groups are as follows:-

Month Start date Through End date Spaces available
November 16th, 2017 Through 23rd, 2017 Ten (10)
December 07st, 2017 Through 14th, 2017 Ten (10)
January 11th, 2018 Through 18th, 2018 Ten (10)
February 14th, 2018 Through 21nd, 2018 Ten (10)
March 15th, 2018 Through 22nd, 2018 Ten (10)
April 12th, 2017 Through 19th, 2017 Ten (10)

If you are not interested in the dates which are set for this organized bird watching vacation, you are welcome to request dates which are more convenient to you, any time of the year.  Other dates can be accommodated on request.  Tour with the professionals, join smaller groups as this will result in more efficient birding.  Enjoy having a professional guide every day of your tour from arrival to departure!

All birding tours which are arranged by Attractions Link Tourism Services are conducted with a minimum of one (1) person and a maximum number of ten (10) persons.  Special arrangements can be made for groups exceeding ten (10) persons.  Please view the type of motor which are used for transportation.  For additional information concerning this tour, please contact us for a detailed itinerary that contains daily departure times from accommodation venues to habitats, duration of daily outings, specific driving distance and time between habitats and accommodation venues, meal plans plus any other information you may need towards planning your eight (8) days Jamaica birding adventure.

Amenities

 Cost for this tour package includes the following:-

  • Seven nights accommodation with seven breakfasts per person, double occupancy.
  • Seven lunches per person
  • Seven Dinners per person
  • All transportation for driving distances mentioned
  • Access fees to attractions that are recomended and are listed in this package.
  • Bird watching guide fees.

Utilize the benefits from the rates quoted below for this birding vacation package when you click the buy now button!  Ask about available discounts by contacting us or by viewing the information in the discount block which is located below the rates section of this page.  Please note that if you are joining this tour as a single person and for any reason do not want to share your room with other persons, a single supplement charge of fifteen percent (15%) will be added to your per person cost.  Request a copy of our twelve (12) page birds of Jamaica check-list.

Eight days bird watching vacation. Single person cost.

If you are travelling as a single person and would like to do this tour privately, the cost is US$3,870.00.  Please view your two payment options below:

  1. Tap or click the VISA/MASTERCARD icon for access to book via our reservation office.  This payment option also allows you to capitalize on our going discounts and special rate offers.  Please click or tap the best rate banner to view going discounts and special offers.
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Eight days bird watching vacation. Per person cost for 2 to 10 persons.

If you are travelling as couple, or as a member of a group numbering from two (2) to ten (10) persons, the cost is, US$2,322.00 per person, double occupancy.  If you are travelling with these persons and do not want to share your room, a supplementary charge will be added to your per person charge. Please contact us regarding your single supplement charge.  Please view your two payment options below:

  1. Tap or click the VISA/MASTERCARD icon for access to book via our reservation office.  This payment option also allows you to capitalize on our going discounts and special rate offers.  Please click or tap the best rate banner to view going discounts and special offers.
  2. Tap or click the "Buy Now" button to pay using PayPal.  This option does not offer any discount.

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