Quito area. Other locations available.
10:00am. Stimated time based on pick up location. 6:00am if Yanacocha Reserve visit first day.
Starting 6:00am from your Quito hotel. Contact us for more information adding this visit since it has a extra cost.
E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L1396997
E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L10223666
Sword-billed Hummingbird, Shining Sunbeam, Golden-breasted Puffleg, Andean Guan, Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager.
10:00am Pick up at your hotel in Quito or airport area.
1:00pm Arrival to Las Terrazas de Dana Lodge and lunch.
Visit to the Hummingbirds garden in Mindo Cloud Forest
Dinner and lodging at Las Terrazas de Dana Boutique Lodge.
Choco Trogon, Rufous-tailed Jacamar, White-whiskered Puffbird, Black-crowned Antshrike, Scarlet-breasted Dacnis, Club-winged Manakin, Green Thorntail, White Whiskered Hermit, Geen-Crowned Brilliant, Green-Crowned Woodnymph.
Departure to Silanche Reserve. Breakfast box in the Silanche Reserve Tower.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L1396974
Lunch and visit to Milpe Reserve.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L493675
Andean Cock-of-the-rock, Giant Antpitta, Moustached Antpitta, Yellow-breasted Antpitta, Chestnut-crowned Antpitta, Ochre-breasted Antpitta, Toucan Barbet.
Western Emerald, Tawny-bellied Hermit, Brown Violetear, White-capped Dipper, Torrent Tyrannulet, Red-faced Spinetail, Golden-olive Woodpecker.
Visit to Paz de las Aves Reserve (Located about 1.600m. / 5.250ft.). Breakfast box included and ecuadorian breakfast in the reserve.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L674753
Lunch and visit to Alambi Reserve and to Bellavista – Old Road to Mindo.E-bird Hotspots:
Indigo Flowerpiercer, Golden-collared Honeycreeper, Black Solitaire, Orange-breasted Fruiteater, Lyre-tailed Nightjar, White-tipped Sicklebill, Choco Vireo, Choco Parakeet, Glistening-green Tanager, Black-chinned Mountain-Tanager, Black-striped Sparrow, Flame-faced Tanager, Velvet-purple Coronet, Violet-tailed Sylph, Booted Racket-tail, Toucan Barbet.
Visit to Mashpi Road and Amagusa Reserve (altitude rage is 1700m. to 750m.). Breakfast box in Amagusa Reserve feeders.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L3175551
Lunch and visit to San Tadeo Feeder.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L4992806
Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan, Blue-capped Tanager, Hoary Puffleg, Crested Guan, Rose-faced Parrot, Bat Falcon.
Departure to Santa Rosa Feeder with breakfast box.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L6978567
Lunch and hike along San Lorenzo Road (On the way to Waterfalls sanctuary. Located about 1.400m. / 4.600ft.).E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L792571
Long-wattled Umbrellabird, Choco Toucan, Chestnut-Mandibled Toucan, Guayaquil Woodpecker, Blue-Necked Tanager, Rufous Motmot, Swallow Tanager.
Visit to Umbrellabird Reserve – Recinto 23 de Junio with breakfast box.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L1741231
Lunch and birding in the higher area of Mindo.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L792571
Andean condor, Giant Hummingbird, Ecuadorian Hillstar, Black-faced Ibis, Carunculated Caracara, Shining Sunbeam, Pearled Treerunner, White-throated Tyrannulet, Tufted Tit-tyrant, Unicolored (Blackish) Tapaculo, Plain-colored Seedeater, Cinereous Conebill.
Visit to Antisana Ecological Reserve with breakfast box.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L683386
Lunch and continue with transportation to Guango Reserve. Stop in Papallacta area for birding in the afternoon.
Dinner and lodging at Guango Lodge.
Gray-breasted Mountain-Toucan, Hooded Mountain-Tanager, Torrent Duck, Sword-billed Hummingbird, Collared Inca, Chestnut-breasted coronet, White-bellied Woodstar, Long-tailed Sylph, Tourmaline Sunangel.
Breakfast and full day birding at Guango Lodge Reserve.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L489428
Lunch and birding in the trip to San Isidro Reserve
Dinner and lodging at San Isidro Lodge.
Green Jay, Saffron-crowned Tanaget, Plain-backed Antpitta, Long-tailed Antbird, Crested Quetzal, Dusky Piha, Grass-green Tanager.
Breakfast and full day birding at Cabañas San Isidro Reserve.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L489454
Lunch and continue birding in this amazing reserve.
Green Jay, Saffron-crowned Tanaget, Plain-backed Antpitta.
Breakfast at San Isidro Lodge and more birding before check-out check-out.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L489454
Lunch box and birding in Guacamayos Ridge in our way to Wildsumaco Sanctuary.
Dinner and lodging at Wildsumaco Lodge.
Rufous-booted Racket-tail, Wire-crested Thorntail, Violet-fronted Brilliant, Russet Antshrike, Peruvian Warbling-Antbird, Blue-crowned Manakin. White-crowned Manakin.
Breakfast at Wildsumaco and full day birding at Wildsumaco Wildlife Sanctuary.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L858993
Lunch and continue birding in Wildsumaco Sanctuary.
Hoatzin, Point-tailed Palmcreeper, White-eared Jacamar, Masked Crimson Tanager, Great Potoo, Greater Ani, Purple Gallinule, Solitare Black Cacique, Pale-tailed Barbthroat, Green Kingfisher, White-fronted Nunbird and Scarlet-fronted Nunbird.
Dusky-headed Parakeet, White-lored Antpitta, Lettered Aracari, Ivory-billed Aracari, Blue-and-yellow Macaw, White-fronted Nunbird, White-winged Swallow, Great Kiskadee and Pied Plover.
Breakfast at Wildsumaco and 2 hours drive to Misahualli Port. We take a paddle canoe to birding in Laguna Isla Paicawe.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L1040013
Lunch box and we drive to Ahuano where we will do birding on a back road that passes the Amazon Rain Forest and some cocoa plantations.
Dinner and lodging at Misahualli Area Lodge.
Black-capped Donacobius, White-vented Euphonia, Green Oropendola, Wire-tailed Manakin, White-throated Toucan, Red-capped Cardinal, Coraya Wren, Ladder-tailed Nightjar, Orange-backed Troupial, Little Woodpecker, Spix’s Guan and Plumbeous Kite.
Today after breakfast we look for new birds in this beautifull Amazon Rainforest and we will take a motorized canoe to get to places.
Lunch at the lodge.
Rufous Potoo, Fiery Topaz, Harpy Eagle, Spangled Cotinga, Rusty-belted Tapaculo, Pavonine Quetzal, Yellow-billed Jacamar, White-plummed Antbird, Reddish-winged Bare-eyed, Cinnamon Neopipo, Chestnut-winged Hookbill, Tourqouise Tanager, White-browed Purpletuft, Bare-necked Fruitcrow, Rufous-bellied Euphonia, Golden-heded Manakin, Blue-backed Manakin, Pink-throated Becard, Parker’s Spinetail, Lemon-throated Barbet and more.
In this two days we will do birding in this Huaorani Territory which is the buffer zone of the Yasuni National Park, this area is loaded with amazing birds which can de hard to see elsewhere. .E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L1099238
Lunch box in this two days in Huaorani Territory.
Sunbittern, Rufous-tailed Tyrant, Rufescent Tiger-Heron, Gorgeted Woodstar, Spot-breasted Woodpecker, Olivaceous Siskin.
Breakfast and check-out from the lodge. In this last day we head back to Quito but before doing a stop at Borja where we will bird a back road and visit a local hummingbirds feeder with trails.E-bird Hotspot: https://ebird.org/hotspot/L468862
Lunch and continue in the afternoon to Quito to your desired location.