San blas, bird´s Paradise

San Blas, land of birds

Full day Birding Trip

San Blas is one of the main places for bird watching on the Western Hemisphere and the west coast of Mexico thanks to its diverity of habitats that include, Rainforests,mangroves and marshes, sea and beaches, estuaries and lagoons, mountain forests of pine and oak, and islands, all of which host easily accessible birding sites.

La Tovara and the San Cristoval river are the main areas to visit during a day tour.



san blas

San Blas the best birding sites in Nayarit

  • 2 - 3 persons

    $ 170 / each

  • 4 - 7 persons

    $ 160 / each

*Prices in US dollars


Bilingual Guide




Spotting scope


Round trip transport


Bird reference books


Boat ride through mangrove


Meal at local restaurant

* The requested equipment has to be taken care and delivered in perfect condition or a charge will be made for the total cost of it

Download your Field Guide  from TheCornellLab-Merlin Bird ID in the links below


Where do your tours depart from?

  • If you are staying in Sayulita or San Pancho we will pick you up where you are staying. If they are outside the area they have to be a minimum of 2 people to pick them up at an additional cost.
  • Private tour we pick you up where you are. More than 5 people per group is considered private and has no additional cost.

What time does the tour start?

  • Summer time 6:00 am; Winter time the tour starts at 6:30 am (local time) for birding
  • If you want just to visit San Blas, the trip will begin at 7.00 am

How difficult is this hike?

  • Easy to moderate

Can i bring my own car?

  • Yes! If you have your own car to use, the price of the tours will be lower


what to bring


Long pants or shorts


Closed-in Shoes


Hat / Cap








Insect Repellent


Flask with Water




Swimwear and Towels


Non plastic disposable bottle

you want more?

Buid your Expedition with friends or family

3 Day Birding Tour

Thanks to the fact that San Blas has more than 50 kilometers radius you can go Birding from one habitat to another, visiting areas such as the mangroves of the different routes of La Tovara, Rio San Cristobal, how to forget Laguna de las Garzas, or by open sea, or just hiking along the typical villages of the coast and mountains.

You are an experienced birder and you would like something more than just one day, contact us and we will organize your visit to Western Mexico.

Send us your bird list and we will find them for you.

Some of the birds to spott in the northern area of Nayarit, Black-bellied Whistling-Duck, Roseate Spoonbill, Blue-footed Booby, Endemic ( Aztec Rail, Spotted Rail, Ridgway´s Rail, Bare-throated Tiger Heron, Boat-billed Heron, Purple Gallinule, Limpkin, Endemic ( Elegant Quail, Lesser Nighthawk, Common Pauraque, Northern Potoo, Endemic ( Mexican Hermit, Endemic ( Bumblebee Hummingbird, Lesser ground Cuckoo, Squirrel Cuckoo, Endemic ( Citreoline Trogon, Endemic ( Colima Pygmy Owl, Endemic ( Mexican Barred Owl, Mottled Owl, Laughing Falcon, Bat Falcon, Swainso´s Hawk,  Snail Kite, Common Black-Hawk, Great Black-Hawk, Gray Hawk,Endemic ( Mexican Woodnymph, Berylline Hummingbird, Broad-billed Hummingbird, Belted Kingfisher, Green Kingfisher, Russet-crowned Motmot, Endemic ( Golden-cheeked Woodpecker, Endemic ( Gray-crowned Woodpecker, Lineated Woodpecker, Pale-billed Woodpecker, Ivory-billed Woodcreeper, Endemic ( Lilac-crowned Parrot, Endemic ( Mexican Parrotlet, Military Macaw, Endemic ( Flammulated Flycatcher, Vermilion Flycatcher, Endemic ( Black-throated Magpie-Jay, Endemic ( San Blas Jay, Endemic ( Purplish-backed Jay, Black-capped Vireo, Endemics ( Spotted Wren, Happy Wren, Sinaloa Wren, Endemic ( Golden Vireo, Endemic ( Red-breasted Chat, Endemic ( Rufous-backed Robin, Endemic ( Grayson´s Robin, Endemic ( Blue Mockingbird, Endemic ( Red-headed Tanager, Orange-billed Nightingale Thrush, Hooded Oriole, Streak-backed Oriole, Orchard Oriole, Endemic ( Rusty-crowned ground Sparrow, Painted Bunting, Varied Bunting, Endemic ( Orange-breasted Bunting, Blue Bunting, Fan-tailed, Warbler, Rufous-capped Warbler, Cinnamon-rumped Seedeater, Scrub Euphonia, Painted Redstart and many other species.


Birding Sites

What sites would you like to visit 

  • Rio la Tovara
  • Rio San Cristobal & Laguna de las Garzas
  • Camino al Cocodrilario
  • Camino a Mecatán
  • Pueblo Singayta
  • Pueblo la Bajada
  • Pueblo Tecuitata
  • Pueblo Chacalilla
  • Islas Isabeles
  • Huajicori for the Tufted Jay 


We need at last

  • 4 Persons minimun confirmed
  • 30 days prior to the tour date reservation minimun in advance with 50% deposit

Restricions Apply

Send us an email for more information and requirements for the tour