Hummingbird Photography Tour

Hummingbird Photography Tour

Included in Tour:

  • 5 nights lodging at Casa Divina Lodge, including all taxes
  • All transportation starting with Quito hotel transfer on Day 1 and ending with Quito hotel transfer on Day 6
  • All meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on day 6
  • All entrance fees and activities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Local, Licensed, English-speaking Naturalist Guide
  • Drinking Water
  • Coffee and Tea Service at the lodge

Not included in Tour:

  • Beverages at Casa Divina Lodge
  • Tips
  • Extra activities
6.00amPick up at hotel in Quito. Sack Lunch provided. Start tour through Yanacocha Reserve (3700 m. /11,155 ft.) to see species? like Black Breasted Puffleg, Sword-billed, Buff-Winged Starfronlet, Great Sapphirewing and Gorgeted Sunangel Hummingbirds, Scarlet- Bellied and Hooded Mountain Tanagers, Bar-bellied Woodpecker. Continue on through Tandayapa/Santa Rosa (2300 m. /7,546 ft. ) where you will get a chance to spot the Plate-billed Moutain Toucan, Toucan Barbet, Blue Winged Mountain Tananger, Grass-Green Tananger, Turquoise Jay. In this area we will see lower- elevation hummingbirds as well. Then down to the eco-route to Mindo and Casa Divina Lodge.
3.00pmArrive Casa Divina Lodge.
7.00pmDinner and Lodging at Casa Divina Lodge.
7.00am

Breakfast at Casa Divina Lodge.

7.30am

Depart for Mindo Lindo Reserve.

8.00am

Arrive Mindo Lindo Reserve (1400 m. / 4600 ft.)  Private Reserve with hummingbird feeders. You will get a chance to see the Violet-Tailed Slyph, etc. 

11.30am

Depart for Milpe Reserve (1100 m. / 3609 ft.) where you may see  Club-Winged Manakin, Rufous Motmot, Green-Crowned Woodnymph and at the feeders you can spot the Green Thorntail, Geen-Crowned Brilliant and White Whiskered Hermit. Sack Lunch

3.00pm

Return Casa Divina Lodge. Afternoon Free.

7.00pmDinner Casa Divina.

7.30am

Breakfast at Casa Divina Lodge.

8.00am

Departure for El Descanso. Hummingbird feeder observation.

10.00am

Departure for Cunuco. Hummingbird feeders. Sack Lunch.

1.00pm

Departure Mariposas de Mindo Butterfly Farm.

4.00pm

Return Casa Divina Lodge.

7.00pm

Dinner  Casa Divina Lodge.

5.00amDepart from Paz de Las Aves Reserve.
5.45amArrive at Paz de Laz Aves Reserve. (1700 m/ 5,577 ft.) Cock-of-the-Rock Lek observation. Continue on to observe the Giant, Yellow-Breasted, and Moustached Antpittas.
9.00am

Breakfast at Paz de Las Aves observation deck, hummingbird observation at feeders. Catch the Velvet-Purple Coronet, Violet-Tailed Sylph, Buff-Tailed Coronet and many more Hummingbird species.

11.00am

Depart for Tandayapa Valley. More Hummingbird feeders. Sack Lunch. 

4.00pmReturn to Casa Divina Lodge.
7.00pmDinner Casa Divina Lodge.
7.00am

Breakfast at Casa Divina Lodge.

8.00am 

Departure for Mindo Loma Reserve. Hummingbird feeders. 

10.00am

Departure for Sachatamia Lodge. Sack Lunch.

1.00pm 

Departure for Orchid Garden. Hummingbird feeders. 

4.00pm

Return Casa Divina Lodge.

7.00pm 

Dinner at Casa Divina Lodge. 

8-9am

Breakfast at Casa Divina Lodge.
Photography opportunities around Casa Divina Lodge. 

1.00pm 

In-house lunch. Checkout. 

2.00pm 

Hotel transfer back to Quito