• Madre de Dios River, Peru

    Madre de Dios River

    Peru

    Homes made for birders.
  • Autumn at Lake Kerkini, Greece

    Autumn at Lake Kerkini

    Greece

    Homes made for birders.
  • Pripyat River, Belarus, without doubt the Amazon of Europe

    Pripyat River, Belarus

    without doubt the Amazon of Europe

    Homes made for birders.
  • Gamboa sunset, Panama

    Gamboa sunset

    Panama

    Homes made for birders.
  • Durankulak Lake, NE Bulgaria

    Durankulak Lake

    NE Bulgaria

    Homes made for birders.
  • Wahgi Valley & the Mount Hagen, the heart of the Papua New Guinean highlands

    Wahgi Valley & the Mount Hagen

    the heart of the Papua New Guinean highlands

    Homes made for birders.

Ichnilatis Guesthouse

Hotel category:

Rating:

Country: Greece

Region: Lake Kerkini, village of Koryfoudi, Serres region

We speak: English, Ελληνικά

Location: Ichnilatis Cottage is a charming, well-appointed guesthouse located near the village of Koryfoudi, in Serres region. It is the perfect base for exploring Lake Kerkini (a Ramsar Site) and its surrounding plains and wooded hills. The largest national park in Greece and one of the top birding sites in Europe (over 300 species recorded), it is wonderful at any time of year (but especially during winter and migration periods), not only for birds but for a wealth of plants and other wildlife. Greater Flamingos and Dalmatian Pelicans are the main attractions of Kerkini, but there are also many other breeding birds including Pygmy Cormorants, grebes, herons and ducks, while Whiskered and Black Terns breed on patches of water lilies. In winter, Lesser White-fronted Geese, Spotted Eagles and even White-headed Ducks can be seen.

Services: You will be very warmly welcome and treated at Ichnilatis. A reputable English-speaking bird guide is available on request, able to present current updates on bird activity around the lake and surrounding countryside. Transport, optics, tripods observation towers and boats are available on request. In addition, day excursions to the neighboring hills or around the lake by car or horse, or by boat to visit riparian forest and colonies of pelicans, herons and flamingos, with an experienced local escort, can be arranged at very reasonable rates. Packed lunch and dinner can be provided by prior arrangement to suit your needs and early breakfasts are served in the beautiful lounge. Local culinary specialties include water-buffalo meat.

Guestrooms: There are 13 rooms, with a variety of beds available (single, twin and triple, double and large rooms (studio type) with two double and one single beds each). They are all spacious and airy, have en suite toilet and shower, free wireless internet connection, air conditioning, central heating, fridge, fireplace, TV, DVD and terrace.

* Please note that the English bird names on this site follow the American terminology. If you can't find a species name, try searching by Family or latin name.
Status key: B = breeding species; RB - rare breeding; W = winter only; V - vagrant; RV = rare vagrant; TM - trans-migrant; In - introduced

No birds assigned to this partner.. yet. Please, check later !

Please provide your details in this enquiry form and submit it for follow-up.

*Personal information will be used exclusively within Bed and Birding for the sole purpose of managing your reservation.
*The booking form is designed mainly for hotels/lodges where you can rent one or more rooms. For apartments, cottages оr houses that are rented as a whole, please write your request in the window below (other questions / additional information). Thank you.
(e.g. "Are dogs allowed ?")

Please review our Bed & Birding lodge.

At the moment no trip reports for Ichnilatis Guesthouse