Selected:

Mindo | Superior Birding Tour - 5 days

Mindo | Superior Birding Tour - 5 days

Our Superior tour for birders with main birding spots in Mindo and surroundings. If you want longer tour with other specific spots, please let us know.

Our Superior tour for birders with main birding spots in Mindo and surroundings. If you want longer tour with other specific spots, please let us know.

Tailor-made tours are also available, contact us for more information.

  • Departure / Return Location

Quito area. Other locations available.

  • Departure Time

11:00am. Stimated time based on pick up location

  • INCLUDED
  • Accommodation in Las Terrazas de Dana Lodge
  • All meals described in the tours
  • English speaking licensed Birding guide from day 2 untill day 5
  • All entrance tickets
  • All transportation
  • Water refill, coffee, tea
  • Laundry Service in Mindo
  • NOT INCLUDED
  • Tips
  • Extra beverages
  • Travel and health insurance
  • RECOMMENDATIOnS:
  • Do not litter
  • Avoid light colored clothing
  • Use mosquito repellent
  • Refillable water bottle (we supply water)
  • Raincoat in rainy season
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Walking slowly and not make much noise

ITINERARY

– DAY 1 – “Hummingbirds garden”

  • 11:00am – Pick up at your location.

  •  
  • * Optional: Stop at the Middle of the World. * Entrance Fee not included.

  • 2:00pm – Arrival to Las Terrazas de Dana Lodge and lunch.

  • 4:00pm – Visit to the Hummingbirds garden (El Descanso).
    * Free time in the town or return to the lodge.

  • 7:00pm – Dinner at the lodge.

– DAY 2 – “Silanche and Milpe Reserves”

  • 05:00am – Departure to Silanche.

  • 06:30 – Visit to Silanche Reserve.

  • 12:00 – Lunch at Mirador del Río Blanco.

  • 2:15pm – Visit to Milpe Reserve.

  • 5:00pm – Return to the lodge.

  • 7:00pm – Dinner at the lodge.

– DAY 3 – “Paz de las Aves, Alambi Reserve and Bellavista – Old Road to Mindo”

  • 5:10am – Departure for Paz de las Aves.

  • 05:45am – Arrival to Paz de las Aves (Located about 1.600m. / 5.250ft.).
    * Andean Cock of the Rock in the lek.
    Other birds: Antpittas, Blue Winged Mountain Tanager, Yellow-Throated Bush Tanager, Golden Tanager, …

  • 11:30am – Alambi Cloud Forest Reserve.

* Lunch.

  • 02:30pm – Departure to Bellavista – Old Road to Mindo.
    Birds: Grass-green Tanager, Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager, Plate-billed Mountain Toucan, Toucan Barbet, Turquoise Jay, Gorgeted Sunanbel, …

  • 4:00pm – Return to the lodge.

  • 7:00pm – Dinner at the lodge.

– DAY 4 – “Mashpi Road and Amagusa Reserve”

  • 5:10am – Departure for Mashpi Road and Amagusa Reserve.
  • 06:30am – Arrival to Mashpi Road and Amagusa Reserve (altitude rage is 1700m. to 750m.).

Birds: Empress Brilliant, Velvet-purple Coronet, Violet-tailed Sylph, Brown Inca, Purplel-bibbed Whitetip, and White-wiskered Hermit, Glistening-Green Tanager, Moss-backed Tanager, …

* Breakfast and lunch box.

  • 4:00pm – Return to the lodge.
  • 7:00pm – Dinner at the lodge.
  •  

– DAY 5 – “Ruta San Lorenzo (Mindo Cloud Forest)”

  • 6:00am – Hike along San Lorenzo Road (On the way to Waterfalls sanctuary. Located about 1.400m. / 4.600ft.).
    Birds: Blue-Necked Tanager, Bay-Headed Tanager, Red-Headed Barbet, Choco Toucan, Golden Headed Quetzal, Crimson-Rumped Toucan, Black Striped Sparrow, White Capped Dipper, White Tailled Hillstar, Red-Billed Parrot.

  • 10:00am – Breakfast at the lodge with your guide in our birding terrace.

    * Free morning

  • 12:00pm – Check-out and transfer to Quito.

Receive our promotions in your email

Auction Birding Festivals Donator:

Contact us!

Made with in Mindo, Ecuador

Website designed by UNIDEA

Close Menu
×

Cart