Birding Tours in Ecuador. Exploraves is an Ecuador-based tour operator that specializes of carrying out birding tours all over Ecuador. Our tours are developing at the four regions, the Pacific Coast, Highlands, Amazon basin and Galapagos Islands.
While staying in the wonderfull Vilcabamba Valley you will have the opportunity to visit the Podocarpus National Park where you will observe the richnest, plants and animals diversity. Our trips with the professionality and quality which characterizes us include attractive offers with excellent services to you and your customers.Pablo Andrade, an ornithologist with more than 20 years experience leading ornithological tours in Southern Ecuador, is the tour leader.
Let EXPLORAVES (Explorbirds), the forest and birds of southern Ecuador, give you an unforgettable birding experience.
Birding Tours in Ecuador.PODOCARPUS NATIONAL PARK – CLOUD FOREST – CAJANUMA.
05h45 – 06h00 Leave to Cajanuma Hiking and birding along the road and trails around the visitor center. Target birds: Gray breasted Mountain Toucan, Bearded Guan and many others Box Lunch at the visitor center15h00 Leave and return at Vilcabamba. End of the trip.OPTION 2
Birding Tours in Ecuador. PODOCARPUS N. PARK – TROPICAL FOREST, BOMBUSCARO RIVER. ZAMORA.
05h30 – 06h30 Leave to Zamora. Time of trip 02h15 minutes Hiking and birding along the road and trails in the Podocarpus National Park Target Birds: Amazonian Umbrella bird, Coopery chested Jacamar, hummingbirds and many others.12h00 Box Lunch 14h30 Return to Vilcabamba.17h00 Arrival in Vilcabamba, end of the trip.OPTION 3PODOCARPUS N. PARK – CLOUD FOREST, TAPICHALACA RESERVE, ZAMORA.05h30 Leave to Zamora. Time of trip 1h15 minutes Hiking and birding along the road and trails in the Tapichalaca Reserve. Birding in the reserve and seeing many hummingbirds at the feeders, and walking 40 minutes to see the endemic and famous Jocotoco Antpitta and many other birds.12h00 Box Lunch. 15h30 Return to Vilcabamba. End of the trip.Included:Local Guide (language: Spanish – English), transportation, binoculars, Snacks.
Not included:Entrance fee to the Tapichalaca Reserve ($ 30 per person), box Lunch.