Short birding tour

DAY 1

11:00am

Pick up at hotel in Quito.
* Stop at the Middle of the World. Entrance Fee not included.
** Optional to have traditional lunch. Cuy (Guinea pig), and other tradional dishes available.
*** Lunch not included in the Minddle of the World.
**** If you decide to have lunch in the Middle of the World, arrival to the lodge will be later and continue with activities at 4:00pm.

1:00pm

Arrival to Las Terrazas de Dana Lodge and lunch.

4:00pm

Walk around the town and visit to the Hummingbirds garden (El Descanso), and Orchid garden.
* Free time in the town or return to the lodge.

7:00pm

Dinner at the lodge.

DAY 2

5:10am

Departure for Paz de las Aves.

5:45am

Arrival to Paz de las Aves (Located about 1.750m. / 5.740ft.).
* Andean Cock of the Rock in the lek (one of the prettiest of the area).
Other birds: Blue Winged Mountain Tanager, Yellow-Throated Bush Tanager, Golden Tanager, …

8:30am

Breakfast at the lodge.

10:00pm

Departure to Milpe Cloud Forest Reserve (located about 1.100m. / 3.600ft.).
Birds: Club Winged, Golden Winged Manakin, Moss-Backed –Tanager, Uniform Treehunter, Choco Toucan, Pale Mandibled Aracari , Green Thorntail, Green Honeycreeper, Purple Honeycreeper, Choco Trogon, Crimson-Bellied Woodpecker, Brown-billed scythebill, …
* Lunch box included.

4:00pm

Return to the lodge.

7:00pm

Dinner at the lodge.

DAY 3

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.

10:00pm

Breakfast at the lodge.
* Free time

12:00pm

Check-out and transfer to Quito.