A vibrant and beautiful bird watching holiday is now available from specialist tour operator Journey Latin America.This amazing Peru Birdlife: Machu Picchu to Pristine Amazon trip focuses on birds residing in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, home to magnificent birds of prey, white-capped dippers and torrent ducks. Without doubt the photography opportunities will be fantastic.

This once-in-a-lifetime journey then continues by train to Aguas Calientes where guests can wander through hummingbird-filled cloud forests below the 'lost' city of Machu Picchu. With time to discover the enchanting town of Cusco, the next stop is the remote Amazonian Manú National Park, which boasts one of the highest levels of biodiversity of any reserve in the world.

Highlights include razor-billed curassow, cock-of-the-rock, and close-up views of macaws, parrots, and parakeets at a nearby clay-lick. There will also be an opportunity to get hands-on with an inspirational project to protect the endangered blue-headed macaw.

Package price:

This trip will cost £1,797 per person and be worth every penny! It includes domestic flights, simple to mid-range accommodation, breakfast, full board in the Amazon, excursions and transfers. Please note: International flights are extra.

It is worth checking out other award-winning holidays with an emphasis on bird watching on the Journey Latin America Bird Watching section: