MAGIC ECO-TOURS FOR NATURE LOVERS – 11N/12D

~ VISIT  both the East & West Andes Slopes - 6 SAN JORGE Lodges & PRIVATE NATURE RESERVES IN THE ANDES HIGHLANDS, CLOUD FORESTS, PARAMO & AMAZONIAN TROPICAL RAINFOREST~

GORGEOUS SCENERY & PRISTINE HIKING TRAILS - HANDS ON ANDES COOKING CLASS – DINE WITH THE HUMMINGBIRDS - NIGHT WALKS - SWIM IN THE CASCADING WATERFALLS & AMAZONIAN RIVERS – EXOTIC BIRDS & HUMMINGBIRDS – FABULOUS PHOTOGRAPHY OPTIONS - WILD ORCHIDS & BUTTERFLIES


2023 Pre-scheduled tour dates
April 1 - 12;


2023 Pre-scheduled tour dates
April 1 - 12;
June 14 - 25;
August 12 - 23;


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


Day One
- Evening airport transfer from Quito Airport to San Jorge Eco-Lodge/Quito, overnight lodging San Jorge/Quito, no meals

Day Two - Eco-Tour for nature lovers - San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve/Quito - Walk the pristine highland humid forest, volcanic walls and sightseeing overlooking Quito from a distance on pre-Inca trails. Great explanation of archeology, medicinal plants and folklore.  After lunch, hands on Cooking Class learning how to make dark Andes chocolate, Andes Coffee 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, a guided hike on our pristine well designed trails viewing birds and exotic flora and fauna. 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 with orchids and bromeliads in their natural habitat. Afternoon at leisure on own.  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 45-foot high spacious covered tower overlooking the canopy. After dinner, partake in a Night Walk looking for owls, potoos, different frogs and insects. San Jorge Milpe Reserve has an 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 Forest Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Six - After breakfast get ready for a hike in the Tropical forest, visiting several waterfalls all pristine! Enjoy swimming in the cascading waterfalls at one of the last preserved and purest forests in the world! The stunning upper tropical rainforest surrounding the lodges feature well-kept pristine hiking trails, with 8 different trails to explore the different features of the reserve, with 11 spring fed waterfalls, crossed by the large Chaguaryacu River.  Overnight San Jorge/Milpe Cliff 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

Days Eight & Nine- San Jorge de Guacamayos Reserve in the Eastern Andes Cloud Forest.  View beautiful vistas of Antisana and Sumaco Volcanos a and gorgeous scenery when hiking the trails in the clouds. Observe beautiful Hummingbirds, birds, butterflies and fauna along the way.  Day Eight overnight new San Jorge Guacamayos Lodge.  Day Nine overnight new San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Lodge; includes 3 meals per day

Days Ten & Eleven- San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Reserve in the Amazonian Tropical Rainforest. Gorgeous new trails.  Hiking, viewing Macaws, Parrots and elaborate birds, monkeys, butterflies, dragonflies and wildlife. Swimming/snorkeling in our crystalline river and streams. Wildlife observation and photography from our 65-foot high observation tower overlooking the Amazonian canopy. Partake in a guided Night Walk looking for lizards, different frogs and insects, caimans, night monkeys and ocelots. Day Ten overnight new San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Lodge.  Day Eleven overnight San Jorge Quito Lodge, includes 3 meals per day.

Day Twelve - AM airport transfer

Optional Extra days/cultural tours:  Old Colonial Quito City Tour, Medicinal Plants, Otavalo Indian Market & Surrounding Villages, Pappallacta Hot Springs, Cotopaxi Volcano

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