BIRDWATCHING TOURS IN ECUADOR

Northern and Southern Ecuador
6 PAX, 25 days - 25 nights

Places to visit:

Northern: Yanacocha Reserve, Mindo Area: Silanche, Milpe, Angel Paz Reserve. (Choco region), Mashpi Reserve, Papallacta; Sani lodge (Amazon - Yasuni  National Park).

Southern: Tapichalaca Reserve (Cloud Forest), Yankuam - Nangaritza River, Copalinga Reserve - Podocarpus National Park (Tropical Forest), Jorupe Reserve (Dry Forest), Buenaventura Reserve (Cloud Forest - Choco Region).

 

Day 1.
Yanacocha Reserve Cloud Forest.
 
Day 2.
Angel Paz Reserve
Spectacular day of Antpittas.
 
Day 3.
Leave to Milpe. (Mindo Area: Birds of the Choco )
 
Day 4.
Leave to Mashpi. (Mindo Area: Birds of the Choco region)
 
Day 5.
 Mindo, Silanche.
 
Day 6
Papallacta, – Guango Lodge - Quito.
 
Day 7.
Flight to Coca - Sano Lodge. 8, 9. YasunI National Park
Sani Lodge.
 
Day 10. Sani - Coca -Quito.
 
Day 11 - 12:
Flight Quito – Loja Tapichalaca Reserve.
 
Day 13
Tapichalaca Reserve. Leave to Copalinga Reserve ( Zamora Chinchipe Province)
Target Birds: Jocotoco Antpitta.
 
Day 14 - 15 -16
Copalinga Reserve
Target birds: Coopery - chested Jacamar, Amazonian Umbrella bird, Spangled Coquete, and many Tanagers
 
DAY 16 – 17
Copalinga Reserve – YANKUAM
 
DAY 18
YAMKUAM – Copalinga Reserve
Night Copalinga
 
Day 19
Copalinga – Jorupe Reserve ( Dry forest ).
 
Day 20 - 21 - 22
Jorupe Reserve
 
Day 22
Jorupe Reserve – Buenaventura Reserve.
Club winged Manakin, White – bearded Manakin, Long wattled Umbrella Bird, El Oro Parakeet.
 
Day 23 - 24 - 25
Buenaventura
Club winged Manakin, White – bearded Manakin, Long wattled Umbrella Bird, El Oro Parakeet. Lots of Humingbirds
 
Day 25
Buenaventura - drive to Loja, Fly to Quito 17h30 pm
Night in Quito.
 
Extensión: Paquisha, Chinapinza.
 

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