Pantanos de Villa, Lima

3.7
#7 of 12 in Wildlife in Lima
Head to Pantanos de Villa, a protected habitat with more than 208 species of birds, for some time away from the city and some quality bird-watching. You'll be able to spot Greater and lesser Yellowlegs, Grey-headed gulls, Puna Ibis, and black vultures, among other species. Visit the observation towers to get the best outlook on the area or hike the walking trails. Or, opt for a boat tour that allows you to spot wildlife from the water. Put Pantanos de Villa on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lima trip itinerary planner.
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  • Pantanos is a beautiful experience that allows you to escape the city and its traffic and discover wildlife and culture that surrounds it. Daybreak with the picnic, small row boat and walking amongst ...  more »
  • Has three parts. A with viewpoints but a does not exist, just sign. An ok and another banned. Another part I only kill little to see but When comes to the part bordering the beach is beautiful. The birds will p. No more getting so much black birds in the water
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  • It was a change of routine! I went for a field trip with my classroom and go there was educational and relaxing. We arrived just to watch the sunset and people who attended there were nice: 3
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