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Eco-Tours for Nature Lovers

  • Birds - Hummingbirds - Butterflies - Orchids
  • Frogs - Insects - Mammals
  • Wildlife Photography
  • English speaking native Guides
  • Trip Advisor Travelers Choice Awards
  • 6 Private Nature Reserves
  • 4 Beautiful Eco-Lodges
  • 11 Diverse Eco-systems
  • Pre-scheduled or Custom Tours
  • Trips of a Lifetime!

Eco-Tours for Nature Lovers

San Jorge’s Eco-Tours will take you through San Jorge Botanical Reserve/Quito in the Pichincha Foothills (Andes Highlands/High Barren Plains/Highland Rainforest), visit San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary (Cloud Forest) and 2017 NEW Canopy Islands Wild Photography Center, along with San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve (Upper Tropical Rainforest) knows for its majestic waterfalls and swimming holes. NEW! Deluxe Forest Lodge with bungalows, balconies and views including new 60 foot high spacious observation tower overlooking the canopy. San Jorge Eco-Lodges & Botanical Reserves has over 1,200 possible species of birds, 65 species of Hummingbirds, wildlife, wild orchids in their natural habitat, butterflies, frogs, 15 waterfalls, 2 ponds, streams and a broad diversity of flora and fauna all within a two hour radius of Quito! San Jorge Eco-Tours offer the ultimate experience for Birdwatchers, Wildlife Photographers, Hikers, Outdoor Adventurers, Writers, History Enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

ECO-TOUR itineraries

ECO-TOURS FOR NATURE LOVERS - GORGEOUS SCENERY & PRISTINE TRAILS - HANDS ON ANDES COOKING CLASS - NIGHT WALKS - SWIMMING IN THE CASCADING WATERFALLS
~ VISIT THE ANDES HIGHLANDS, CLOUD FOREST & UPPER TROPICAL RAINFOREST ~

Eco-Tours for Nature Lovers
7 nights/8 days

2017 Pre-scheduled tour dates
May 10 - 17;
June 10 - 17;
July 10 - 17;
August 10 - 17;
September 10 - 17;
October 10 - 17;
December 10 - 17

2018 Pre-scheduled tour dates
January 10 - 17;
February 10 - 17;
March 10 - 17;
April 10 - 17;
May 10 - 17;
June 10 - 17;
July 10 - 17;
August 10 - 17;
September 10 - 17;
October 10 - 17;
November 10 - 17;
December 10 - 17


Day One
- Evening airport transfer from Quito Airport to San Jorge Eco-Lodge/Quito, overnight lodging San Jorge/Quito

Day Two - Eco-Tour for nature lovers - San Jorge Botanical Reserve/Quito - Walk and visit the pristine highland humid forest, volcanic walls, sightseeing overlooking Quito from a distance, pre-Inca trail. Great explanation of archeology, medicinal plants and folklore. After lunch, hands on Cooking Class at our chocolate factory learning how to make dark Andes chocolate and empanadas. Overnight San Jorge/Quito Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Three  - Visit the middle of the world museum and original equator monument at Cala Cali. Continue on to San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary in the Cloud Forest checking for hummingbirds and tanagers at the feeders. Excellent for wild photography. After lunch, walk to the cliff or canyon - wonderful well designed trails. Overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Four - Early morning sightseeing and animal observation at the reserve. After breakfast guided Orchid Tour at our orchidairy and gorgeous trails full of orchids and bromeliads in their natural habitat. Afternoon at leisure on own.  After dinner, Night Walk to our 2 ponds to observe night insects, frogs and possible animals, including olinguitos and kinkajous at feeders. Overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Five - After breakfast depart for San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve in the Upper Tropical Rainforest. Afternoon bird and canopy observation at our new 60 foot high observatory tower overlooking the canopy. After dinner, partake in a Night Walk looking for owls, potoos, different frogs and insects. San Jorge's Milpe Reserve has a upper tropical forest, which is even more diverse than our Cloud Forest at San Jorge de Tandayapa. Totally different eco-systems, only 1 hour drive part!  Overnight San Jorge/Milpe Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Six - After breakfast get ready for a hike in the Tropical forest, visiting 12 waterfalls all pristine! Time to swim and enjoy one of the last preserved and purest forests in the world! Picnic lunch at the stone beach of Chaguaryaco River. Overnight San Jorge/Milpe Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Seven - Day of leisure at San Jorge/Milpe paradise to explore on own. Later afternoon transfer to San Jorge/Quito. Overnight San Jorge/Quito Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Eight - AM airport transfer

Extra days:  Old Colonial Quito; Otavalo Indian Market & surrounding villages; Cotopaxi Volcano

Note: Both San Jorge/Tandayapa & San Jorge/Milpe Lodges are located in the Choco Corridor, one of the last areas that were never destroyed by ice ages. These areas offer extreme biodiversity and are very lush.

San Jorge Eco-Tour packages are all-inclusive, including airport transfers, comfortable lodging accommodations, meals, specialized English speaking native naturalist guide, guided tours, private transportation, and reserve entrance fees. Added features while at San Jorge’s Reserves, include delicious Ecuadorian and International cuisine and quality services.

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ECO-TOURS FOR NATURE LOVERS - GORGEOUS SCENERY & PRISTINE TRAILS - NIGHT WALKS - SWIMMING IN THE CASCADING WATERFALLS ~ VISIT THE ANDES HIGHLANDS, CLOUD FOREST & UPPER TROPICAL RAINFOREST ~

Eco-Tours for Nature Lovers
3 nights/4 days

2017 Pre-scheduled tour dates
May 12 - 15;
June 12 - 15;
July 12 - 15;
August 12 - 15;
September 12 - 15;
October 12 - 15;
December 12 - 15

2018 Pre-scheduled tour dates
January 12 - 15;
February 12 - 15;
March 12 - 15;
April 12 - 15;
May 12 - 15;
June 12 - 15;
July12 - 15;
August 12 - 15;
September 12 - 15;
October 12 - 15;
November 12 - 15;
December 12 - 15


Day One
 - AM pick up downtown Quito.  Visit the middle of the world museum and original equator monument at Cala Cali. Continue on to San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary in the Cloud Forest checking for hummingbirds and tanagers at the feeders. Excellent for wild photography. After lunch, walk to the cliff or canyon - wonderful well designed trails. Overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa Lodge, includes lunch & dinner

Day Two - Early morning sightseeing and animal observation at the reserve. After breakfast guided Orchid Tour at our orchidairy and gorgeous trails full of orchids and bromeliads in their natural habitat. Afternoon at leisure on own.  After dinner, Night Walk to our 2 ponds to observe night insects, frogs and possible animals, including olinguitos and kinkajous at feeders. Overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Three - After breakfast depart for San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve in the Upper Tropical Rainforest. Afternoon bird and canopy observation at our new 60 foot high observatory tower overlooking the canopy. After dinner, partake in a Night Walk looking for owls, potoos, different frogs and insects. San Jorge's Milpe Reserve has a upper tropical forest, which is even more diverse than our Cloud Forest at San Jorge de Tandayapa. Totally different eco-systems, only 1 hour drive part!  Overnight San Jorge/Milpe Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Four - After breakfast get ready for a hike in the Tropical forest, visiting 12 waterfalls all pristine! Time to swim and enjoy one of the last preserved and purest forests in the world! Picnic lunch at the stone beach of Chaguaryaco River. Later afternoon transfer to downtown Quito, includes breakfast & lunch

Extra days:  Cooking Class; Old Colonial Quito; Otavalo Indian Market & surrounding villages; Cotopaxi Volcano

Note: Both San Jorge/Tandayapa & San Jorge/Milpe Lodges are located in the Choco Corridor, one of the last areas that were never destroyed by ice ages. These areas offer extreme biodiversity and are very lush.

San Jorge Eco-Tour packages are all-inclusive, including hotel transfers, comfortable lodging accommodations, meals, specialized English speaking native naturalist guide, guided tours, private transportation, and reserve entrance fees. Added features while at San Jorge’s Reserves, include delicious Ecuadorian and International cuisine and quality services.

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The Magic Hiking  Circuit

San Jorge Eco-lodge Quito:
Km 4  Vía  antigua a  Nono (Cont. calle Machala)

San Jorge de Tandayapa  Eco-lodge:
Km 3,5 partidero antiguo a Tandayapa

San Jorge de Milpe Bird & Orchid Lodge:
Km 3,7 Camino a MilpE

 

 

SAN JORGE DE SUMACO BAJO RESERVE
UPPER AMAZON BASIN

 


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Quick facts of Ecuador

  • Quito ~ The First City to be declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
  • World Famous Galapagos Islands
  • The Andes Mountains – the world’s longest mountain range
    17 Distinctive Ethnic Indian Groups
  • Cotopaxi Volcano ~ the highest volcano in the world; 5,870 mts. O.S.L.
  • 3,000 species of Orchids
  • 1,600 species of Birds (world record per square meter)
  • 132 species of Hummingbirds (world record)
  • 65 Volcanoes
  • 12 different climate steps of the world
  • Diversified variety of foods


 


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Cheryl Korowotny
International Director
The Magic Birding & Photography Circuit
SAN JORGE ECO-LODGES & BOTANICAL RESERVES
Located in Quito-Tandayapa-Milpe-Cosanga-Yanayacu-Estero Hondo-Sumaco Bajo
Ecuador – South America

(877) 565-2596 toll-free USA/Canada 
Email: info@eco-lodgesanjorge.com


San Jorge has been awarded the ‘Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence’ for the past 7 consecutive years!

Recommended by Trip Advisor, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands, Moon Travel, Fodor’s South America, Viva Travel Guide & Rough Guides

Photography accredited to George Cruz