Nature Photography

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Weekend observing and photographing orchids in south Extremadura

First Day (Friday)

Pick up at the agreed point and transfer to Zafra where we will stay at the Apartamentos Rurales El Campito.

Second day(Saturday)

Our first contact with the orchids will be in Zafra and Los Santos de Maimona. After this first contact we will move towards one of the best area for orchids in Extremadura, from the villages of Atalaya to La Parra. We return to rest in Zafra (Apartamentos Rurales El Campito)

Third Day (Sunday)

We will go to the surroundings of the Reservoir of Piedra Aguda (Olivença) to later arrive until the Sierra de Alor. In the vicinity we have the Great Lake of Alqueva and the Bridge of Ajuda that we will be able to visit if the schedules allow us.

REFERENCE PLACES

Limestone Sierras of the province of Badajoz (Sierra de María Andrés, belonging to RED NATURA 2000). Sierra de Alor and Monte Longo ZECs, the surroundings of the Piedra Aguda marsh, the Sierra de Calera and the Sierra de Los Santos.

GUIDES

Adolfo García Boraita and / or Fernando Yuste Ruiz.

MAIN ATTRACTIONS

The diversity of Extremadura orchid flora. In addition to the heritage of south Extremadura (Castles of Nogales, Burguillos del Cerro, Feria, Singular Tree “Olivo de la Tapada” and uvillages such as Zafra, Olivença, …), in addition to the diversity of birds and landscapes of this part of Extremadura

INCLUDED SERVICES

2 nights in rural accommodation, 2 breakfasts, 2 picnics, 2 lunches, transfers, optical material, driver-guide.

PARTICIPANTS

Mínimum 6 pax (4 if we use the camper).

ORCHIDS WE WOULD SEE

Himamtoglossum robertiana, Anacamptis collina, Ophrys bilunulata, Neotinea conica, Orchis italica, Anacamptis papilionacea, Ophrys tenthredinifera, Ophrys lutea, Ophrys incubacea, Ophrys speculum, Ophrys fusca, Serapias lingua, Anacamptis champagneuxii, Ophrys scolopax, Cephalantera longuifolia, Neotinea maculata,…

Live this experience from 160€/Person

Weekend photographing birds in Extremadura using HIDES

First Day (Friday):

Pick up and return to the accommodation. Includes guided / accompanied visit to the chosen place to rest.

Second Day (Saturday):

First and second entries in the hides.


Third Day (Sunday)
:

Third and fourth entries in the hides.

HIDEs Spring/Summer:

Hide 1: Carriages and raptors. Hide 2: Ardeids / anatidae and steppe birds.


HIDEs Autumn/Winter:

Hide 1: Carriages and raptors. Hide 2: Cranes, bustards, waders and steppe birds.

During the weekend, we will create two groups  that will be exchanged between Hides so that each group has the possibility to take advantage of the different lights of the morning and of dusk in the two Hides.

REFERENCE PLACES

Llanos and wetlands of La Albuera and Sierra de Hornachos.

GUIDES

Adolfo García Boraita

PHOTOGRAPHERS AND OTHER OPTIONS

To consult.

BIRDS WE WOULD PHOTOGRAPH

Steppe, Raptors, cranes, aquatic, waders, herons, etc.

INCLUDED SERVICES

2 nights  2 breakfasts, 2 picnic meals, 2 dinners, transfers and Hides with all kinds of services.

Optional, photographer with extensive experience in nature photography (plus 120€ per session or 200 € per day)

PARTICIPANTS

Mínimum 2 pax, maximum 6 pax.

MEETING POINTS

Mérida, Zafra, Cáceres o Badajoz*.

*Extra supplement for pick up in airports: Sevilla, 50€/100€; Lisboa 100€/200€; Madrid 100€/200€

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Weekend of Photowalk (Extremadura and / or Portugal)

 

First Day (Friday)

Pick up and head to the accommodation. Includes guided / accompanied visit to the chosen place to rest.

Second Day (Saturday)

We made the first route to be designed with our customers (maximum 400 km round trip from accommodation).

Third Day (Sunday)

We made the second route to be designed with our customers (maximum 400 km round trip from accommodation).

They are not compatible in the same weekend Algarve, Mouth of Sado and Extremadura. Only one of the three destinations per weekend

REFERENCE PLACES

Any natural area of Extremadura as well as the Algarve and the mouth of the River Sado (Portugal)

GUIDES 

Fernando Yuste or Adolfo García Boraita.

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Rubén Martinez Fraga, J.Mª Benites or Rubén Cebrián.

WHAT WE WOULD PHOTOGRAPH

Flora (including orchids), landscapes, insects and birds.

INCLUDED SERVICES

2 nights, 2 breakfasts, 2 picnics, 2 dinners, transfers, optical material and photographer with extensive experience in nature photography.

PARTICIPANTS

Mínimum 6 pax (4 if you use the camper)

MEETING POINTS

Mérida, Zafra, Cáceres o Badajoz*.

*Extra supplement for pick up in airports: Sevilla, 50€/100€; Lisboa 100€/200€; Madrid 100€/200€

Live this experience from 275€/Person