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
ITINERARY: 18 Nights/19 Days

4 DIFFERENT SAN JORGE LODGES + 7 SAN JORGE PRIVATE BIRD RESERVES
~ VISIT UP TO 14 DIFFERENT ECO-SYSTEMS ~

ECUADOR: UPPER ANDEAN FOREST, DRY DESERT, PARAMO, EASTERN & WESTERN CLOUD FORESTS, WESTERN UPPER TROPICAL RAINFOREST, WESTERN LOWER TROPICAL FOREST, EAST & WEST ANDES SLOPES, EASTERN SUBTROPICAL CLOUD FORESTS, AMAZON TROPICAL RAINFOREST, COCO CORRIDOR

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

Pre-scheduled tour dates for 2019
September 10 - 28;
October 10 - 28;
November 10 - 28


Pre-scheduled tour dates for 2020
January 10-28;
February 10-28;
March 10-28;
April 10-28;
May 10-28;
September 10 - 28;
October 10 - 28;
November 10 - 28


DAY 1
Evening Airport Transfer to San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve/Quito located in the Pinchincha foothills – Upper Andean Forest Reserve
Overnight: San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito

DAY 2
Bird photography at San Jorge Eco-Lodge & Botanical Reserve/Quito & Jerusalem Dry Reserve (Andes Highlands/Dry Reserve)
Photography at hummingbird feeders, NEW photographers 360 hide; trail walking
Overnight San Jorge Eco-Lodge Quito. Includes: 3 meals

DAY 3
Bird photo tour at Yanacocha Reserve (Highland Cloud Forest)
Photography at hummingbird feeders, trail walking
Overnight San Jorge Eco- Lodge/Quito. Includes: 3 meals

DAY 4 & 5
San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary (Western Andean Cloud Forest)
Photography at Hummingbird & tanager feeders, pristine trail walking, bird huts, gardens, ponds, steams, wild orchids, butterflies, rare insects, Canopy Islands Bird & Wildlife Photo Observation Center, Olinguito, Kinkajous, endemic squirrels at feeders. 
Overnight San Jorge Tandayapa Eco-Lodge. Includes 3 meals

DAY 6
Photography at Amaguza Reserve
- Photograph endemic birds at feeders not found in Tandayapa or Milpe – feeders, trails. Choco’. Overnight San Jorge Tandayapa Eco-Lodge. Includes 3 meals

DAY 7
Photography at San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve (Western Upper Tropical Rainforest)
Hummingbird, tanager and toucon feeders, wild orchids, butterflies, rare insects, gardens, waterfalls, rivers, 60 foot tall spacious observation tower overlooking the canopy.
Overnight San Jorge/Milpe Forest Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

DAY 8
Photography at San Jorge de Milpe Orchid & Bird Reserve (Western Upper Tropical Rainforest)
Photography at hummingbird, tanager and toucan feeders, gardens; trail walking;
Overnight San Jorge Milpe Cliff Eco-Lodge, Include 3 meals

DAY 9
Birds & photography
AM Visit Mindo Cock of the Rock Lek, close up photography. Continue on to San Tadeo feeders for additional birds & Hummingbirds. (Western Andean Cloud Forest). 
Overnight San Jorge/Quito Eco-Lodge, includes 3 meals

DAY 10
Birding & photo tour at Antisana National Park - Andean Condor Reservation by vehicle (Paramo)
Photography in the ecological national park; hummingbird feeders
Overnight San Jorge Lodge Quito Eco-Lodge. Includes: 3 meals
Target Birds: Andean Condor, Black-faced Ibis, Carunculated Caracara, Andean Lapwing, Giant Hummingbird, Great Sapphirewing, Ecuadorian Hillstar

DAY 11
Bird photo tour at Papallacta Pass, Velma feeders, Peruvian sub-specie Cock of the Rock Lek at Cosanga (Paramo & East Andes)

Photography trail walking & feeders
Overnight Baeza. Includes: 3 meals

DAY 12
Bird photography San Jorge de Guacamayos Bird Paradise (Eastern Subtropical Cloud Forest)
Trail walking & feeders. Overnight Loreto. Includes: 3 meals 

DAY 13
Photography at Upper Sumaco (Subtropical Cloud Forest)

Road walking. Overnight Loretto, includes 3 meals 

Day 14
Photography at San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Bird Sanctuary (Amazonian Tropical Rainforest)
Macaws Boulevard & exterior trails at the reserve

DAY 15
San Jorge de Sumaco Bajo Bird Sanctuary (Amazonian Tropical Rainforest)
Forest trail photography at the reserve; 60 foot high NEW spacious observationTower overlooking canopy, feeders, rivers, streams
Overnight Loreto. Includes: 3 meals

Day 16
Photography at Limoncocha Ecological Reserve (Amazon lowlands)
Photography by boat
Overnight lodging near Yusuni NP, Includes: 3 meals

Day 17
Napo River, Islands & Parrot Licks at Yasuni National Park (Amazon)
Photography by boat
Overnight lodging near Yasuni NP, includes 3 meals

Day 18
Early am stop at San Jorge de Cosanga-Yanayuca Bird & Wildlife Reserve, road to Las Caucheras & Guacamayos trails (EASTERN SUBTROPICAL CLOUD FOREST), return drive back to Quito, overnight San Jorge/Quito Lodge, includes 3 meals

DAY 19 - AM airport transfer


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