The call of the deer in Montes de Toledo
¿Would you like to stay a weekend listening the call of the deer in Montes de Toledo?
During the weekend we will live one of the most hectic times of the year in the Mediterranean forest, the mating season of the red deer.
Toledo Mountains is an extensive orographic barrier that makes its way through the heart of Castilla-La Mancha from east to west, and serves as a dividing line between the basins of two great rivers, the Tajo and Guadiana. It is a succession of quartzite, steep but not very high mountains. Its slopes and foothills are covered for some of the best spots of Spanish Mediterranean forest, often included in large big game farms.
Is the habitat of jewels of our avifauna as the Spanish Imperial Eagle, among an extensive list of birds of prey. The area offers interesting possibilities for ornithological and mammal observations.
We will also have time to hike while observing the flora, fauna and landscapes of the Mediterranean forest. In addition to deer in the area we can see other species such as Spanish Imperial Eagle, Golden Eagle, Cinereous Vulture, Crossbill, Crested Tit, Sardinian Warbler, Hoopoe...
One weekend trip for the observation of the call of the Red Deer and the most wanted bird species and wild fauna of Mediterranean Forest, trekking and bird Ringing. Our customers will have the opportunity of visit one of the most wildest and beautiful corners of Castilla-La Mancha region.
The service includes transportation in a five seat Mercedes Vito van, accommodation and optics equipment.
The excursions will be guided by experienced AMBIENTEA guides with the advice and permits of Castilla-La Mancha Environment Department and rangers.
Departure place: Toledo | Destination: Toledo
Natural areas to visit: SPA Montes de Toledo
Start date: from 15-september 2016 | Finish date: 30-september 2016 (recommended season)
Species to observe: Red Deer, Spanish Imperial Eagle, Cinereous Vulture, Golden Eagle, Black Kite, Hoopoe, Crossbill, Sardinian Warbler, Azure-winged magpie
95 € per person (Accomodation in youth hostal)
What is included in the price?:
One full weekend nature trip for one person
One expert local guide
Transport from Toledo in 5 seats Mercedes Vito van.
Insurances and permits
Accommodation and all the meals
What is not included in the price?
Transfers from or to airports. Will be billed appart
Anything not included in "incuded in the price"
Meeting point: Toledo Train Station. If you stay at a hotel in Toledo let us know and we will pick you up.
Evening: Arrival to our youth hostal in Toledo Mountains. After dinner we will do the first listening of Red Deer calling.
Morning: We will wake up very early for making a car tour by Toledo Mountains, we will look for Red Deers, Spanish Imperial Eagles and other birds of prey.
Afternoon: We will make a hiking trail to the cave of an old "Bandolero" of Toledo Mountains.
Morning: Scientific bird ringing in the ringing station of Valdehierro, the hostal where we stay. The customers will have the opportunity to see small bird species as Spanish Sparrow, Hawfinch, Crossbill, Hoopoe, Great Tit, Sardinian Warbler and other passerine species of the mediterranean forest.