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)

MAGIC BIRDING CIRCUIT PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR
EAST ANDES SLOPE, UPPER & LOWER AMAZON REGIONS
ITINERARY: 9 Nights/10 Days


2 SAN JORGE PRIVATE BIRD RESERVES & 5 DIFFERENT ECO-SYSTEMS
ECUADOR: ANDES HIGHLANDS, EASTERN UPPER CLOUD FOREST, EAST ANDES SLOPE, UPPER & LOWER AMAZON RAINFOREST REGIONS & PARAMO

Includes: Airport transfers, inter-lodge transportation, lodging, 3 meals per day, specialized English speaking bird guide with photography experience & entrance fees to all reserves

2018 Pre-scheduled tour dates
September 19 – 28;
October 19 – 28;
November 19 – 284;

2019 Pre-scheduled tour dates
January 19 – 28;
February 19 – 28;
March 19 – 28;
April 19 – 28;
May 19 – 28;
September 19 – 28;
October 19 – 28;
November 19 – 28;



DAY 1
Evening Airport Transfer to San Jorge
Overnight: San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito, no meals included

DAY 2
Bird photo tour at Papallacta Pass, Cuyuja, sub-specie Peruvian Cock of the Rock Lek Cosanga (Paramo, Upper Amazon region)
Photography at hummingbird feeders, trails
Overnight Quijos. Includes: 3 meals
Target Birds: Torrent Duck, Crested Quetzal, Masked Flowerpiercer, Collared Inca, Long-tailed Sylph, Chestnut-breasted Coronet, Tourmaline Sunangel


DAY 3
Narupa Road & Hollin (Upper Amazon region)
Photography at hummingbird feeders & trails
Overnight Loreto. Includes: 3 meals
Target Birds: Gould's Jewelfront, Wire-crested Thorntail, Gorgeted Woodstar, Pink-throated Brilliant, White-tailed Hillstar, Golden-tailed Sapphire



DAY 4
Photography at Sumaco feeders & Napo Galeras roads (Upper & Lower Amazon region)
Overnight Loretto, includes 3 meals

DAY 5
Photography at San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Bird Sanctuary (Lower Amazon region – Amazon Rainforest)
Target Birds: Possible Harpy Eagle, Blue headed Parrot, Tawny bellied Owl, Dusky headed Parakeet, Wire tailed Manakin, Chestnut fronted Macaw
Overnight Loreto. Includes: 3 meals

DAY 6
Photography San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Bird Sanctuary (Lower Amazon region – Amazon Rainforest)
Forest trail photography at the reserve
Overnight Loreto. Includes: 3 meals

DAY 7
Photography at Limoncocha Ecological Reserve (Lower Amazon region – Amazon Rainforest)
Photography by boat
Overnight Limoncocha. Includes: 3 meals



DAY 8
Napo River, Islands & Yasuni National Park Parrot Licks (Lower Amazon region – Amazon Rainforest)
Photography by boat
Overnight Loreto, includes 3 meals


DAY 9
AM San Jorge de Cosanga-Yanayuca Bird & Wildlife Reserve (Eastern Andean Cloud Forest)
Bird photography at San Jorge de Cosanga-Yanayuca Bird & Wildlife Reserve & Guacamayos
Afternoon drive to Quito.  Overnight San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito, includes 3 meals

DAY 10
AM airport transfer


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