Birding & nature trips

 NATURA INDÓMITA The Birding specialist in La Mancha & Sierra Morena (SPAIN)  

 

Avutardas en Calatrava Natura Indomita

 

Campo de Calatrava: all in just one place

 

Not as well known as other areas of La Mancha, the Campo de Calatrava offers semiarid steppes, salty lagoons, patches of very well preserved mediterranean forest and the only volcanic region in Western Europe, with unique landscapes and fantastic opportunities for enjoying endangered wildlife.

 

Fast Facts


 

PERFECT FOR

Photographers, small groups, couples or indivuals travelers 

interested in natural environment and Spain history.

WHAT TO DO IN THIS NATURAL TRIP

3 Different options to visit Campo de Calatrava: 2 itineraries for Half

Day Trip and one complete Full Day Trip

TRAVEL SEASON

All year round. Best season from April to June, and from December

to February (wintering Steppe Birds).

DON'T MISS

The Volcanic Lagoons of Calatrava, the only volcanic lagoons in Western

Europe.

ACTIVITIES

4X4 routes, short walks, birdwatching, volcano hiking.

STARTING POINT

Almagro.

 

 

Ciruela en Marzo Natura Indomita El Crialo Natura Indomita Tabla de la Garza Natura Indomita

 

Highlights


 

The volcanic region of Calatrava, with over 300 different volcanoes and 30 volcanic lagoons.

 

The best preserved Steppes in Southern Spain, home of Great & Little Bustard.

 

Calatrava La Nueva castle, biggest medieval stronghold of Spain at the foothills of Sierra Morena.

 

 Black Stork, Griffon Vulture, Black Vulture, Golden Eagle, Spanish Imperial Eagle, Montagu's Harrier, Lesser Kestrel, Stone Curlew, Great Bustard, Little Bustard, Pin-Tailed Sandgrouse, Black-Belied Sandgrouse, Eagle-Owl, Little Owl, Great Spotted Cuckoo, Iberian Woodpecker, King-Fisher, Bee-Eater, Hoopoe, Black Wheatear, Blue-Rock Thrush, Subalpine Warbler, Dartford Warbler, Azure-Winged Magpie, Golden Oriole .

 

Egyptian Moongose, Iberian Lynx, Red Deer, Red Fox, Wild Boar. 

 

Laguna de Cervera Natura Indomita Molino Manchego en Calatrava Natura Indomita Castillo y Sacro Convento Natura Indomita

 

Trip Options


Option 1: Volcanic Massif of Calatrava

 

. Cervera Volcanic Lagoon

. La Conejera Volcano

. Acebuche Volcanic Lagoon

. Virgen de los Santos Sanctuary

 

 

 

Half Day Trip

Option 2: Bronze Age, Windmills & Volcanoes

 

. La Yezosa Volcano

. San Cristobal Windmill

. Cerro Gordo Volcano

. La Encantada Bronze Age city

 

 

 

Half Day Trip

    Option 3: Calatrava wonders             

 

. Calatrava Steppes

. Calatrava La Nueva Castle

. Fresneda river gorge

. Mudela Fields

. Oretum ruins

. Jabalon river viewpoint

 

Full Day Trip

 

What's included


 

  • Private Trip.
  • Pick up at your lodging in Almagro.
  • Ground transport in modern & big 4x4 car.
  • Services of professional birding & nature guide fluent in English.
  • Use of Binoculars for all customers.
  • Use of Spotting Scope.
  • Use of Birds, Mammals, Flora & Butterflies field guides.
  • Insurance.
  • All taxes.
  • Reduced groups (6 persons maximun).

 

This outing in a Natural Source of Vitamin G (Green Vitamin).

 

Timetable


 

  • Flexible timetable, either in the morning or afternoon (please check availability)
  • Six hours Trip (Half Day) or up to Twelve hours Trip (Full Day).

 

Level


 

  • Easy-Medium. Walks of up to 3 kilometers with gentle and some steeper gradients on good tracks or pathways.

 

Ganga Iberica Pin Tailed Sandgrouse Natura Indomita

 

Our Guide


 

vicenteVicente


Madrid (1968)

GRADUATED IN ECONOMICS IN THE COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID.

La Mancha resident. Former member and coordinater of SEO/Birdlife in the Ciudad Real province, for several years was in charge of the Important Bird Area (IBA 208) of Sierra de Andujar-Sierra Madrona in the Castile-La Mancha sector. Member and Approved Guide of the Andalucia Bird Society, he also collaborates with the World Wildlife Foundation (WWF) and Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). Professional Birding guide since 2008.

 

As a nature lover interested in all aspects of the world of ornithology, Vicente has had the opportunity to realize many different Birding Tours all over the world that have provided him a high degree of experience in nature tourism and birdwatching in particular, having seen close to 3.000 bird species. Enthusiast about natural expeditions, combines its practice with other hobbies such as astronomy, geography, history, literature, trekking and hiking, having ascended mountain peaks on four continents.

 

Fluent in English, Vicente is the Director of Natura Indomita Tours.

 

Rates


 

Half Day Trips

 

100 € for 1 person.
50 € per person (for 2 persons).
40 € per person (for 3 persons).
35 € per person (for 4 persons).
30 € per person (for 5-6 persons).

VAT Included.

Full Day Trips

 

150 € for 1 person.
75 € per person (for 2 persons).
60 € per person (for 3 persons).
55 € per person (for 4 persons).
50 € per person (for 5-6 persons).

VAT Included.

 

 

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Landscapes & Wildlife of this Trip


 

Great Bustard in Calatrava Jette Bjerregaard Atardece en las estepas de Calatrava Natura Indomita El Aguila Imperial en Castilla La Mancha Natura Indomita
Santuario de los Santos Natura Indomita Cada Mochuelo a su olivo Natura Indomita Calatrava La Nueva entre montes Natura Indomita
Zorro por la Hoz Natura Indomita Alcaravan Natura Indomita Meloncillo Natura Indomita

 

 

Contact

C/ Ejido de San Juan, 39
13720 - Almagro (Ciudad Real)
Phone: 926-860806
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