MAGIC BIRDING CIRCUIT PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR – 9N/10D

4 SAN JORGE PRIVATE BIRD RESERVES & 5 DIFFERENT ECO-SYSTEMS

ECUADOR: ANDES HIGHLANDS, EAST ANDES SLOPE, SUBTROPICAL CLOUD FOREST, PARAMO, AMAZONIAN TROPICAL RAINFOREST

Includes: Airport transfers, transportation, lodging, 3 meals per day, specialized English speaking bird guide & reserve entrance fees

2021 Pre-scheduled tour dates
October 19 - 28;
November 19 - 28

2022 Pre-scheduled tour dates
January 19 - 28;
February 19-28;
March 19 - 28;
April 19 - 28;
October 19 - 28;
November 19 - 28;



The Itinerary shown below is designed for Hummingbird & bird feeders (open light) to photograph near the objective & Forest & trail walking photography (darker light inside canopy)

DAY 1
Evening airport transfer from Quito Airport to San Jorge, overnight San Jorge Eco-Lodge/Quito, no meals included

DAY 2
Bird photo tour at Papallacta Pass, Peruvian sub-specie Cock of the Rock Lek Cosanga (Paramo/East Andes)

Photography at hummingbird feeders, trail walking

Overnight Quijos. Includes: 3 meals

Torrent Duck, Crested Quetzal, Masked Flowerpiercer, Collared Inca, Long-tailed Sylph, Chestnut-breasted Coronet, Tourmaline Sunangel

DAY 3
Bird photography San Jorge de Guacamayos Bird Paradise (Eastern Subtropical Cloud Forest)
Feeders, Trail walking  Overnight Loreto. Includes: 3 meals (boxed lunch)

DAY 4
Photography Narupa, Upper Sumaco Road (Eastern Subtropical Cloud Forest)

Trail walking. Overnight Loreto, includes 3 meals (boxed lunch)

DAYS 5 & 6
Photography at San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Bird Sanctuary (Amazonian Tropical Rainforest)

Road & forest trail photography.

Day 5 - Macaws Boulevard & exterior trails at the reserve.

Day 6 - Forest trail photography at the reserve; 60 foot high NEW Observation Tower overlooking canopy – very spacious, feeders, rivers, streams (optional afternoon river swim)

Possible Harpy Eagle, Blue headed Parrot, Tawny bellied Owl, Dusky headed Parakeet, Wire tailed Manakin, Chestnut fronted Macaw

Overnight Loreto. Includes: 3 meals per day

DAY 7
Photography surrounding Limoncocha Ecological Reserve (Amazon region)

Afternoon aquatic transfer to port.

Overnight lodging near Yasuni NP. Includes: 3 meals

DAY 8
Napo River, Islands & Yasuni National Park Parrot Licks (Amazon region)

Photography by boat

Overnight Loreto, includes 3 meals

DAY 9
Early am stop at San Jorge de Cosanga-Yanayuca Bird & Wildlife Reserve, road to Las Caucheras & Guacamayos trails (Eastern Subtropical Cloud Forest), continue the drive back to Quito, overnight San Jorge/Quito Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day 10
AM airport transfer

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