Special birding tour

DAY 1

5:30am

Pick up at hotel in Quito.

7:30am

Arrival to Yanacocha Reserve (Located about 3.600m. / 11.800ft. On the slopes of Pichincha Volcano).
Birds: Purple Chested Hummingbird, Collares Trogon, Western White Tailed Trogon, Band Tailed Barbthroat, Scarled Browed Tananger, Gray and Gold Tananger, Scarlet Breasted Dafnis, Rufous Winged Tantanger, Emerald Tananger, …
* We will continue in the Eco-route Nono-Tandayapa to Mindo (Located about 2.000m. / 6.500ft.).
Birds: Beautiful Jay, Blue capped Tanager, Blue Winged Mountain Tananger, Toucan Barbet, …
** Lunch box included.

3:00pm

Arrival to the lodge.

7:00pm

Dinner at the lodge.

DAY 2

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.

11:00am

Continue to El Cinto River route (Located about 1.400m. / 4.600 ft.).
Birds: Rose-Faced Parrot, Lanceolated Monklet, White capped Dipper, Sunbitern, White-Whiskered Puffbird, Olive Finch, Lesser Seed-Finch, Scarlet-Rumped Cacique, Collared Forest- Falcon, Rudy Foliage Gleaner, …
** Lunch box included.

3:00pm

Return to the lodge.

7:00pm

Dinner at the lodge.

DAY 3

5:00am

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, …
* Breakfast box included.

11:00am

Departure to Silanche River Reserve (located about 350m. / 1.150ft.).
Birds: Western White-Tailled Tragon, Cerulean Warbler, Black-Faced Dacnis, Rufous Winged Tanager, Band-Tailled Barbthoat, Cinnamon Woodpecker, Pale Vented Thrush, Golden-Winged Warber, Band-Backed Wren, …
* Lunch box included.

4:00pm

Return to the lodge.

7:00pm

Dinner at the lodge.

DAY 4

5:00am

Departure for Paz de las Aves.

05:45am

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, …

07:00am

Return to the lodge after seeing Cock of the Rock and breakfast.
* Free morning

12:00pm

Check out and transfer to Quito.

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