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Hummingbird paradise - Tandayapa valley

Rufuos tail hummingbird, white neck jacobin, red headed barbet, white whisker hermit, violet tail sylph, purple throated hummingbird, golden headed quetzal, white lined tanager, silver throated tanager, yellow tuffted dacnis, etc.,

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Mindo Cloud forest - Mindo butterflies

Near 90 butterfly species found in Mindo cloud forest, 380 bird species, 35 hummingbird species.

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Mindo Cloud forest - Mindo frog concert

Interesting night walk to discover frogs, toads and other nocturnal species like stick insect, spiders and the very strange bacteria luciferacea.

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The following tour departs everyday from Quito.

 

 

 

01 NIGHT / 02 DAYS "ECOLOGICAL, BIRDING AND NATURAL HISTORY ”   Private tour 
Bellavista Cloudforest Reserve.
USD. 550 one person
  USD. 370  per person (for more than one person )

DAY 1 :

Western Slopes of the Andes - Ecological

07:15 am

Pick up from your hotel in Quito

09:00 am

Arrival to the Orchid Reserve: one hour hike ( easy or moderate ) to the waterfall.

11:00 am

Hummingbird paradise (1,700m above sea level), chance for bird photography at the feeders.

12:10 pm

Lunch at a local Mindo restaurant.

13:30 pm

Butterfly farm in Mindo town.

15:00 pm

Activities like: gondola ride or zip line (2 lines included)

16:30 pm

Bellavista arrival and easy hike to the lodge. Lodging at Bellavista Reserve (with dinner and breakfast included) check in.Cabins with: private balcony, hot shower, private bath, wi fi conection, restaurant.

19:00 pm

Dinner.

 

DAY 2 :

Western Andean Slopes – Exotic and Natural

05:00 am

Departure from Bellavista Reserve to the lek of the andean cock of the rock bird..

05:45 am

Arrival to the lek.

07:45 am

Box breakfast for our picnic at the mirador (viewpoint).

08:30 am

Departure to a local Cloudforest Reserve at 3 de Mayo.

08:45 am

Easy or Moderate hike to one cascade (on the way we look and learn about plants) and bird excursion at the Cloudforest Reserve.

12:30 pm

Lunch at one of the hummingbird Paradise feeder in the cloudforest.

13:30 pm

Depart to Quito - quick visit of the equator line.

14:30 pm

Equator line “Inty Ñan”site museum.

15:30pm

Back to the hotel in Quito

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Includes: Lodging at Bellavista Cloud Forest with breakfast (1) and dinner (1), lunch (2), all entrance fees, 4WD ground transportation, English speaking-naturalist licensed guide /driver. 


Not included: drinks, gratuities.