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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 Interests Group (EIG) 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 or travel too far.

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!


Butterflies of Peru

Dates: 15 – 30 October Guaranteed departure!
Price: £4,795
Single Room Supplement: £795
Deposit: £500 per person

An exciting butterfly watching and photography expedition to the Manu Biosphere Reserve in Peru, led by one of the best butterfly & bird experts in the tropics!

False Apollo & Spring Butterflies

Dates: 9 – 16 April 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £1,245
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 plenty of other spring butterflies in a wonderful corner of north Greece. A great trip to start the butterfly year with!

Catalonia in Spring 

Dates: April 2018 (dates TBC)
Price: £1,245 TBC
Single Room Supplement: £100 TBC
Deposit: £150 per person

An exclusive chance to spend a week with Tristan Lafranchis for a general natural history tour featuring the butterflies, moths, birds & flowers on his ‘home patch’ in Spain!

 

Butterflies of South Africa 

Dates: 20 March – 3 April 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £2,995
Single Room Supplement: £450
Deposit: £300 per person

A unique butterfly safari with Steve Woodhall, the leading expert on South African butterflies & the author of numerous associated books and field guides!

Butterflies of Panama

Dates: 11 – 25 May 2018
Price: £3,095
Single Room Supplement: £please ask
Deposit: £350 per person

A brand new butterfly photography holiday in Panama. Led by Adrian Hoskins, a leading expert, photographer and author on butterflies!

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Butterflies & Botany of The French Pyrenees 

Dates: 24 – 31 May 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £1,245
Single Room Supplement: £135
Deposit: £150 per person

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

 

Butterflies & Birds of North Greece

Dates: 8 – 15 June 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £none
Deposit: £150 per person

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

Swallowtail Weekend in Norfolk

Dates: 15 – 18 June 2018
Price: £695
Single Room Supplement: £TBC
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 Estonia

Dates: 22 – 29 June 2018
Price: £1,395
Single Room Supplement: £175
Deposit: £150 per person

Exclusive chance to join a leading Estonian butterfly expert in search of the butterflies and moths of Estonia, featuring a fine selection of interesting species!

Butterflies of Greece

Dates: 23 – 30 June 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £1,345
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!

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Butterflies of Hungary

Dates: 28 June – 5 July 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £1,245
Single Room Supplement: £120
Deposit: £150 per person

Join us in one of the best areas in Central Europe to go butterflying! Explore two National Parks in northeast Hungary for what will be a butterfly bonanza!

Butterfly photography in Macedonia

Dates: 28 June – 8 July 2018
Price: £1,650
Single Room Supplement: £100
Deposit: £150 per person

A brand new butterfly photography holiday in Macedonia. Led by Adrian Hoskins, a leading expert, photographer and author on butterflies!

Butterflies of the French Alps

Dates: 30 June – 7 July 2018 Guaranteed departure!
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 Mercantour & Queyras

Dates: 7 – 14 July 2018 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 Romania

Dates: 4 – 12 July
Price: £1,395
Single Room Supplement: £150
Deposit: £150 per person

Join Patrick Barkham for a leisurely week exploring Romania for summer butterflies, especially Emperors & Admirals!

Moths & Butterflies of the Queyras

Dates: Please enquire
Price: £TBC
Single Room Supplement: £TBC
Deposit: £150 per person

Join Tristan Lafranchis in an exploration of Le Parc naturel régional du Queyras in the French high Alps for its rich lepidoptera!

Butterflies of the Kaçkars in Turkey

Dates: 14 – 22 July 2018
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 & Flowers of Bulgaria

Dates: 21 – 29 June 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £1,245
Single Room Supplement: £100
Deposit: £150 per person

Explore Pirin and Rila mountains in Southwest Bulgaria for its rich diversity of butterflies and other wildlife!

 

Butterflies of Montes Universales

Dates: 28 Jul – 4 Aug 2018 Guaranteed departure!
Price: £1,295
Single Room Supplement: £100
Deposit: £150 per person

Exciting new Spanish tour for summer rarities & endemics! Led by David Moore and assisted by the BC EIG chair Simon Spencer!

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