Birding Tours Vilcabamba. Exploraves is an Ecuador-based tour operator that specializes of carrying out birding tours all over Ecuador. Our tours are developing at the four regions, the Pacific Coast, Highlands, Amazon basin and Galapagos Islands.
While staying in the wonderful Vilcabamba Valley you will have the opportunity to visit the Podocarpus National Park where you will observe the richnest, plants and animals diversity.
Our trips with the professionality and quality which characterizes us include attractive offers with excellent services for our customers.
Pablo Andrade, an ornithologist with more than 20 years experience leading ornithological tours in Southern Ecuador, is the tour leader..
Vilcabamba, inspired by a 1955 article in the USA publication, Reader´s Digest, which sited Vilcabamba as an island of immunity from heart disease with an unusually high incidence of robust and active centenaries, physicians from the world over began to study the population and concluded that the combination of a healthy diet, aerobic exercise, natural mineral waters, and contamination free environment were the main factors contributing contributing to the long, healthy lives of the valley´s residents.
Today, Vilcabamba remains attractive to those looking for relaxation, excellent climate year-round, contact with a largely uncontaminated environment and a friendly population. Offering accommodations for every budget, Vilcabamba´s activities include hiking to the top of Mandango, an impressive geological formation which overlooks the entire valley, horse riding into the mountains surrounding the town, bathing in the crystal-clear rivers and observing the unique fauna, including a spectacular variety of butterflies. Other attractions in Vilcabamba include a gateway to PNP
Included: Local Guide (language: Spanish - English), binoculars, transportation.
Not included: meals.