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Guided butterfly, botanical & birdwatching holidays
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Butterfly Holidays

Greenwings is the only UK company specialising in butterfly and moth watching holidays.

We work with the very best butterfly guides to ensure guests receive the finest and most accurate information. These include Tristan Lafranchis, considered by most as the best in Europe, Dr Martin Warren, recently retired CEO of Butterfly Conservation (now working with BC Europe), celebrated expert & wildlife illustrator Richard Lewington, author & naturalist Patrick Barkham, European Butterfly Group (EBG) chair Dr Simon Spencer, expert & author on South African butterflies Steve Woodhall, expert & author of ‘Butterflies of The World’ Adrian Hoskins plus Roger Gibbons, an expert on the butterflies in France. We also use our specialist knowledge and strong network of contacts to select locations rich in butterflies. It is not uncommon to enjoy 100-125+ species during one of our European trips, without the need to rush.

We are also conservationists at heart, thus are corporate members of Butterfly Conservation, a charity we support in a number of different ways, for example offering a holiday prize for their fundraising raffle. We also donate 10% of the profits from every butterfly holiday to the charity. So by joining a Greenwings holiday you are also helping support the conservation of butterflies, moths and their environments!

Stop press: we are delighted to announce Greenwings as the sponsor for the superb UK Butterflies website!

 


False Apollo & Spring Butterflies

Dates: 8 – 15 April 2019 Fully booked!
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £none!
Deposit: £150 per person

Join Michael de Courcy Williams & Martin Warren on our quest to see the stunningly beautiful False Apollo, alongside other early spring butterflies in a wonderful corner of north Greece. A great trip to start the butterfly year with!

Butterfly Safari in South Africa

Dates: 19 April – 1 May 2019 Places available
Price: £3,995
Single Room Supplement: £375
Deposit: £400 per person

An exclusive safari led by expert & author Steve Woodhall, accompanied by ace local birder & guide Callan Cohen!

 

Male Violet Copper
Butterflies & Botany of The French Pyrenees 

Dates: 23 – 30 May 2019 Fully booked!
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £175
Deposit: £150 per person

Join us in the eastern French Pyrenees for a feast of spring butterflies & flowers!

 

Butterflies of Cyprus

Dates: 2 – 9 June 2019 New! Places available
Price: £1,195
Single Room Supplement: £100
Deposit: £150 per person

A new & exclusive butterfly tour of Cyprus to look for endemics and interesting local species!

 

Swallowtail Weekend in Norfolk

Dates: 7 – 10 June 2019 Fully booked
Price: £750
Single Room Supplement: £75
Deposit: £150 per person

An exclusive short British Wildlife Break! Visit the Norfolk Broads with naturalist & author Patrick Barkham for its unique and iconic British Swallowtail!

Butterflies of the Italian Alps with Martin Warren & Simon Spencer

Dates: 15 – 22 June 2019 Fully booked
Price: £1,395
Single Room Supplement: £150

An exciting new summer butterfly tour with two exceptional guides in the Piedmont region of the Italian Maritime Alps! 

Butterflies & Birds of North Greece

Dates: 15 – 22 June 2019 Places available
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £none!

Explore the meadows, mountains, lakes and forests of north Greece, for its scale-winged wonders + a feast of feathered delights too!

 

 

Butterflies & Flowers of Bulgaria with Patrick Barkham

Dates: 20 – 28 June 2019 Fully booked!
Price: £1,395
Single Room Supplement: £125
Deposit: £150 per person

A 2 centre tour in Pirin & Rila National Parks in southwest Bulgaria to enjoy a great range of butterflies and flowers!

Butterflies of Greece

Dates: 22 – 29 June 2019 Just 1 place left!
Price: £1,395
Single Room Supplement: £none!
Deposit: £150 per person

Explore the ancient world and wander upon some of the most celebrated butterfly mountains in southern Greece with celebrated artist & naturalist Richard Lewington for some great local species & endemics!

Butterflies of Slovenia

Dates: 22nd – 29th June 2019 Just 1 place left!
Price: £1,245
Single Room Supplement: £125
Deposit: £150 per person

A new and exclusive tour of Southwestern Slovenia for a wonderful show of butterflies and summer flowers!

Butterflies of the French Alps

Dates: 29 June – 6 July 2019 Fully booked
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £200
Deposit: £150 per person

Explore the stunning mountain scenery of the French Alps! Discover a treasure trove of butterflies and alpine flora!

Butterflies of Hungary

Dates: 29 June – 6 July 2019 Places available
Price: £1,375
Single Room Supplement: £150
Deposit: £150 per person

Two centre tour in northeast Hungary to explore two National Parks for a good selection of special butterflies!

 

Butterflies & Flowers of the Dolomites

Dates: 1 – 8 July 2019 Places available
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £100
Deposit: £150 per person

Explore one of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the world for its rich Alpine flora & colourful palette of butterflies!

 

Butterflies of the Picos de Europa with Patrick Barkham

Dates: 6 – 13 July 2019 Just 2 places left
Price: £1,395
Single Room Supplement: £125
Deposit: £150 per person

New for 2019! Fantastic scenery, beautiful butterflies, and a perfect host – Patrick Barkham!

Butterflies of Mercantour & Queyras

Dates: 6 – 13 July 2019 Fully booked
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £200
Deposit: £150 per person

Explore the stunning mountain scenery of the French Alps! Discover a treasure trove of butterflies and alpine flora!

Butterflies of the Kaçkars in Turkey

Dates: 12 – 20 July 2019 Fully booked!
Price: £1,395
Single Room Supplement: £200
Deposit: £150 per person

An exciting two centre tour exploring the Kaçkar Mountains in northeast Turkey with Dr Martin Warren for a wonderful array of butterflies!

Butterflies of Montes Universales

Dates: 27 Jul – 2 Aug 2019 Just 4 places left
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £120
Deposit: £150 per person

Exciting Spanish tour for summer rarities & endemics! Led by David Moore and assisted by Jon Dunn!

Butterflies & Wildlife of Panama

Dates: 19 – 29 August 2019 Places available
Price: £2,995
Single Room Supplement: £395
Deposit: £350 per person

 

A relaxing butterfly photography (and other wildlife) holiday led by photographer, author & butterfly expert Adrian Hoskins 

Butterflies of Panama

Dates: 1 – 11 Sept 2019 Fully booked!
Price: £2,995
Single Room Supplement: £395
Deposit: £350 per person

 

A relaxing butterfly photography (and other wildlife) holiday led by photographer, author & butterfly expert Adrian Hoskins 

Butterflies of Ecuador

Dates: 2 – 19 Nov 2019 Places available
Price: £4,975
Single Room Supplement: £595
Deposit: £500 per person

 

An exciting 18 day tour to one of the best butterfly hotspots in the world, Ecuador!

Butterflies of Sri Lanka

Dates: 6 – 20 Mar 2020 Places available
Price: £TBA
Single Room Supplement: £TBA
Deposit: £300 per person

We return to Sri Lanka for another exciting 2 week butterfly tour!

 

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