2 Days Bird Watching Tour from Quito

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Ecuador is one of the premiere destinations for birding in the world, with more than 1,600 species in the continental area and  38 more in the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is considered one of the wonders of the natural world with a high percentage of endemism in birds. Enjoy of 2 day tour by visiting the North West of Pichincha which  is inhabited for about 600 species of birds.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary

Day 1: Mitad del Mundo / Bellavista Cloud Forest

Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador
La Mitad del Mundo, or the Middle of the Earth, is probably Ecuador’s biggest claim to fame and attracts countless visitors each year. A monument commemorates the first Geodesic Mission of the French Academy of Sciences. This is where Louis Godin, Pierre Bouguer, and Charles Marie de La Condamine first determined the equatorial line in 1736.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo, Tandayapa Ecuador
The Bellavista Reserve is situated at the southern edge of the Chocó/Andean biodiversity hotspot areas which stretch from south western Colombia to northwestern Ecuador. The existence of the hotspots lead to the Bellavista Reserve being declared part of the Mindo Area of International Importance for Birds, the first area so designated in South America...
Itinerary

Day 1: Mitad del Mundo / Bellavista Cloud Forest

Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador
La Mitad del Mundo, or the Middle of the Earth, is probably Ecuador’s biggest claim to fame and attracts countless visitors each year. A monument commemorates the first Geodesic Mission of the French Academy of Sciences. This is where Louis Godin, Pierre Bouguer, and Charles Marie de La Condamine first determined the equatorial line in 1736.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo, Tandayapa Ecuador
The Bellavista Reserve is situated at the southern edge of the Chocó/Andean biodiversity hotspot areas which stretch from south western Colombia to northwestern Ecuador. The existence of the hotspots lead to the Bellavista Reserve being declared part of the Mindo Area of International Importance for Birds, the first area so designated in South America, by Birdlife International in 1997
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in Bellavista Lodge

Day 2: Bellavista Cloud Forest

Stop At: Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo, Tandayapa Ecuador
The Bellavista Reserve is situated at the southern edge of the Chocó/Andean biodiversity hotspot areas which stretch from south western Colombia to northwestern Ecuador. The existence of the hotspots lead to the Bellavista Reserve being declared part of the Mindo Area of International Importance for Birds, the first area so designated in South America, by Birdlife International in 1997
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 3: Day 1.- Mindo Cloudf Forest Tour

Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador
La Mitad del Mundo, or the Middle of the Earth, is probably Ecuador’s biggest claim to fame and attracts countless visitors each year. A monument commemorates the first Geodesic Mission of the French Academy of Sciences. This is where Louis Godin, Pierre Bouguer, and Charles Marie de La Condamine first determined the equatorial line in 1736.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo Ecuador
Mindo, Ecuador is set in a valley surrounded by the Andes Mountains. The rivers and elevation combine to create a lush cloud forest more than 100 square miles in size. The landscape and climate in Mindo are ideal for the more than 450 different types of birds, numerous species of exotic butterflies, and a variety of animals and reptiles who call the cloud forest home.
Duration: 5 minutes

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Accommodation in Mindo

Day 4: Day 2.- Milpe Reserve / Mindo

Stop At: Milpe Bird Sanctuary, Via Calacali, km 91, San Miguel de los Bancos 170750 Ecuador
This is our Chocó-Andean foothills reserve and official headquarters, located in the Birdlife International defined Important Bird Area Los Bancos-Milpe. Opened in March 2004, Milpe has recently been expanded to 100 hectares (247 acres), now including the adjacent ‘Milpe Gardens’ which has easier access to the Chalhuayacu river valley and makes a great addition to our already ample trail system.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Important Details

Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Overnight accommodation
  • Driver/certified English speaking guide
  • 4x Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve
  • 2x Breakfast
  • Entry/Admission - Milpe Bird Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve
  • All activities
  • 2x Dinner
  • Professional birding guide
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Transport by private vehicle
Not Included
  • Personal expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Mitad Del Mundo
  • Tips
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Hotel pick up/drop off outside of the city has an extra charge

4:00 AM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.