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Birdwatching Holidays Ecuador 2024

11 DAYS BIRDING TOUR SOUTHERN ECUADOR

11 DAYS TOUR SOUTHERN ECUADOR, ENDEMIC AND SPECIALTIES.

Endemics and specialties, and the new species of Hummingbird: Blue-throated Hillstar.
10 days 9 nights.
Highest mountains in Cerro de Arcos, Cloud forest in Saraguro, and the Tropical Forest

Places to Visit:

  • Tapichalaca Reserve (2500 m – 8200 feets).
  • Zamora Chinchipe Province – Bombuscaro River – Podocarpus National Park – Copalinga Reserve (900 m – 2950 feets.).
  • Saraguro: Cloud Forets (2400 -3200 m) Acacana: 3400 m. 11154 feets.
  • Cerro de Arcos: 3600 m. – 11811 feets.  
  • Buenaventura Reserve – Choco Region: (500-1300 m, 1640-4265 feets).

Day 1.  Buenaventura  Reserve. Umbrella Bird Lodge. 3 nights. Choco Region: (500-1300 m, 1640-4265 feets). Birds: Long-wattled Umbrella Bird. El Oro Parakeet.

Day 2. Buenaventura Reserve. Umbrella Bird Lodge. 

Day 3. Buenaventura Reserve. 

Day 4. Cerro de Arcos. 1 night. Paramo. 3600 m. – 11811 feets. Blue-throated Hillstar.
 
Day 5. Saraguro. Acacana Reserve. 1 night. Cloud Forest: 2400 -3200 m) Acacana: 3400 m. 11154 feets. Crescent –faced Antpitta.
 
Day 6. Head to Tapichalaca Reserve, Casa Simpson lodge (2500 m- 8200 feets), 2 nights. Jocotoco Antpitta
 
Day 7. Tapichalaca Reserve, Casa Simpson.
 
Day 8,9,10. Copalinga Reserve, Podocarpus National Park. 3 nights. Spangled Coquette; Coppery-chested Jacamar, Umbrella Bird; Andean Cock-of-the Rock
 
Day 11. Flight back Quito.