14 NIGHTS/15 DAYS – MAGIC BIRDING CIRCUIT SENIOR PRE-SCHEDULED TOUR

EAST & WEST ANDES SLOPE/AMAZON SLOPE

Would you like to see the special birds of Ecuador, but without too much exertion? This relaxed birding package is specially designed for the senior traveler, or those who do not prefer to involve long or strenuous walks.

The Magic Birding Circuit Senior Tours are all-inclusive, including airport transfers, lodging (rooms with easy accessibility), meals, ½ day guided birding tours on flatter terrains, specialized birding guides, private transportation and reserve entrance fees. Itinerary includes morning bird walks with free time in afternoon to relax or bird on own while at our private birding reserves.

 

PRE-SCHEDULED TOUR DATES 2018


PRE-SCHEDULED TOUR DATES 2019
January 11 - 25,
February 11 - 25,
March 11 - 25,
April 11 - 25,
May 11 - 25,
June 11 - 25,
July 11 - 25,
August 11 - 25,
September 11 - 25,
October 11 - 25,
 December 11 - 25


Itinerary
Day One - Evening Airport transfer from Quito Airport to San Jorge Eco-Lodge/Quito; overnight San Jorge/Quito Eco-Lodge, no meals included

Day Two - Day of leisure on own at San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve, overnight San Jorge/Quito, includes 3 meals

Day Three - Morning guided birding at San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve/Quito gardens & feeders (ANDES HIGHLANDS); overnight San Jorge/Quito Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Four - Morning guided birding world famous Nono-Mindo Road (HIGHLAND RAINFOREST/CLOUD FOREST) continue on to San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary, overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Five -Morning guided birding San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary gardens, feeders, easier trails surrounding the lodge & NEW Canopy Islands Bird Observation Center (CLOUD FOREST) overnight San Jorge/Tandayapa Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Six -Morning guided birding at Amaguza Reserve:  Observe endemic birds at feeders not found in Tandayapa or Milpe – feeders & bird walk; overnight San Jorge/Milpe Forest Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Days Seven & Eight - Morning guided birding at San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve (UPPER TROPICAL RAINFOREST) gardens, feeders and easier trails surrounding the lodge.  Overnight San Jorge/Milpe Forest Lodge, includes 3 meals per day

Day Nine - AM Refugio Paz de las Aves to watch AM Antpitta feeding + Cock of the Rock Lek - Early 5:00 AM departure from San Jorge/Milpe, ½ day excursion; includes  transportation & entrance fee.  Guided Tour provided by Angel Paz.  Note: optional trails are moderate to difficult. afternoon at leisure San Jorge/Milpe, overnight San Jorge/Milpe Forest Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Ten - Morning guided San Tadeo feeders; overnight San Jorge/Quito Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Eleven - 1/2 day guided birding Antizana National Park by vehicle - Andes Condor Reserve (PARAMO), overnight San Jorge/Quito Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Twelve - Morning guided birding Papallacta Pass & Papallacta Lake (PARAMO/EAST ANDES), overnight Baeza, includes 3 meals

Day Thirteen- Morning guided sub-specie Peruvian Cock of the Rock Lek Cosanga & Velma feeders, overnight Baeza, includes 3 meals

Day Fourteen - Morning guided birding San Jorge de Guacamayos Bird Paradise (EASTERN SUBTROPICAL CLOUD FOREST), overnight San Jorge/Quito Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

Day Fifteen - AM transfer to Quito Airport

Optional side tours:  Old Colonial Quito City Tour, Middle of the World Equator Monument; Orchids in natural habitats, Otavalo Indian Market & surrounding villages; Cotopaxi Volcano, Papallacta Hot Springs; Medicinal Plants & Sacred Waterfalls, Andes Chocolate & Coffee - Hands on Cooking Lesson; Galapagos Islands & Amazon Jungle extensions  

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