Ecuador Bird Watching Tours

Birdwatching on the slopes of the Andean Ranges

Discover Ecuador’s amazing and unrivaled avifauna at our premier birding sites. About the size of the United Kingdom or the State of Colorado in the U.S., Ecuador houses some 1600 species of birds –over half of the species in all of South America; Ecuador is home to the greatest bird diversity, like no other destination in the world.

Ecuador’s fascinating geography and unique landscapes, with easy and comfortable access to all areas, allows for bird watching in the montane and cloud forests surrounding  the volcanoes in the high Andes, home to many endemic and stunning birds.

Exploring the Eastern or Western slopes of the Andes you will find different habitats and the greatest biodiversity known in our planet, guided by the most professional, highly experienced bird watching experts.

Departures are flexible, with carefully designed programs and excursions to provide maximum birding and nature experiences. Choose full day, one, two or more night excursions.

Check out some of our Adventure Associates Tours.

- Antisana Birdwatching Tour, private, full day Last update: 12/4/2008Antisana Birdwatching Tour, private, full day

Discover Ecuador’s amazing and unrivaled avifauna at our premier birding sites. About the size of the United Kingdom or the State of Colorado in the U.S., Ecuador houses some 1600 species of birds –over half of the species in all of South America; Ecuador is home to the greatest bird diversity, like no other destination in the world. Price from: 202.00 US$ /
- Mindo Cloud Forest, 2 days/1 night, private Last update: 12/4/2008Mindo Cloud Forest, 2 days/1 night, private

The region of Mindo is within the protected Mindo-Nambillo forest, located a short two-hour drive to the northwest of Quito. Mindo cloud forest has an incredible diversity of avian fauna, particularly hummingbirds, as well as butterflies. This area of primary forest with an immense biodiversity also has some of the highest rates of plant endemism in the world: orchids, bromeliads, heliconias, ferns, vines, mosses and lichens grow in abundance here. Specially trained guides introduce guests to the mysteries of the Cloud Forest, pointing out the unique flora and fauna and leading excursions along nature paths flanked by crystalline rivers. Price from: 617.00 US$ /
- Mindo Ecuador Cloud Forest tour & lodge, daily, private Last update: 12/4/2008Mindo Ecuador Cloud Forest tour & lodge, daily, private

An excursion specially designed for bird watchers and nature lovers within the protected Mindo-Nambillo forest, which stretches over the slopes of Pichincha Volcano and embraces the most diverse ecosystems ranging from the cloud-high, treeless plateau through subtropical forest and tropical jungle. Specially trained guides enhance the observation of unique flora and fauna, sparkling creeks and the Pacaya waterfall (165 feet). Binoculars are a must. Price from: 240.00 US$ /
- Papallacta pass thermal springs, 2 days/1 night, private Last update: 12/4/2008Papallacta pass thermal springs, 2 days/1 night, private

Located over 10,000 feet above sea level in a temperate montane forest, Papallacta Thermal Springs Resort is just two hours away from Quito. Nestled high in the Andean Cordillera at the entrance of the Amazonian jungle, Papallacta features several hot thermal spring pools of different sizes and temperatures. Price from: 621.00 US$ /
- Papallacta Thermal Springs National Park 1day Tour, private Last update: 12/4/2008Papallacta Thermal Springs National Park 1day Tour, private

At 10,000 feet in a temperate montane forest, the Papallacta Thermal Springs Resort is just two hours away from Quito. An early departure follows along the Cinnamon trail started by Francisco de Orellana in 1542. A place to soak away life’s aches and pains. Nestled high in the Andean Cordillera at the entrance of the Amazonian jungle, Papallacta features several hot thermal spring pools of different sizes and temperatures. Resort facilities include a first-class hotel and a restaurant offering local and international cuisine with its main specialty: fresh trout. Price from: 212.00 US$ /

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