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PACKAGE: BW/JA 001

NAME: MINDO CLOUD FOREST

DURATION: 5D/4N

MIDO CLOUD FOREST 5D/4N

 

OPERATIVE ITINERARY

 

Day 1 BELLAVISTA – NONO

Day 2 PAZ DE LAS AVES – SACHATAMIA

 Day 3 SILANCHE

Day 4 MINDO BAJO- MILPE
 
 Day 5 MINDO CORDILLERA SAN LORENZO
  
 
 
 
 

 

DESCRIPTION

 

  Day 1 BELLAVISTA – NONO

We leave at 5:00am to the beautiful valleys of Nono and Bellavista. I recommend taking breakfast/lunch with you. There we will have the opportunity to see bird like: Spectacled Whitestart, Grass-green Tanager, Pale-billed Mountain-toucan, Rufous-naped Brush-finch, Crested Quetzal, Black-chinned Mountain-tanager, Streak Treehunter, Collared Inca Speckled Hummingbird.

In the afternoon we will return to Mindo, where we can take a tour of the town, and later on at night there will be time to go through the list of birds we have seen during the day or if preferred check your mails.

 

Day 2 PAZ DE LAS AVES – SACHATAMIA

We leave from the hotel early in the morning (5am) and will be heading to Paz de las Aves, where it is possible to see birds like: the Andean Cock of the Rock in the lek (one of the prettiest of the area), Giant Antpitta, Yellow-Breasted Antpitta, Dark-Bached Wood-Quail, Brown Inca Toucan Barbet.

In the afternoon will visit the reserve of Sachatamia where we can admire birds such as: Glistenig-Green Tanager, Broat-Billed Motmot, Beryl-Spangled Tanager and many more. On the way home to the hotel in Mindo we can go through the list of the birds seen today.

 

 Day 3 SILANCHE

At 5:00am we leave to the reserve Silanche located 450 m above sea level where we will be enthusiastic in hearing sounds and songs of birds and of the nature.

In this place we can see birds like: Cerulean Warbler, Black-Faced Dacnis Rufous-Winged Tanager, Western White-Tailled Tragon, Band-Tailled Barbthoat, Golden-Winged Warber, Pale Vented Thrush, Cinnamon Woodpecker, Band-Backed Wren.

 

Day 4 MINDO BAJO- MILPE

We will start our day at 5:30am to go to the area of the Rio Cinto. There we will be able to species like: Torrent Duck, Plain Breasted Hawk, Scarlet-Rumped Casique, Spotted Sandpiper, Neotropic Cormorant, Sunbittern, Maroon-Tailed Parrakeet, STRIPED CUCKOO, Chestnut-Mandibled Toucan, Golden-Olive Woodpecker, Immaculate Antbird.

In the afternoon we will visit Mindo Cloud Forest can find birds such as: Rufous Motmot, Yellow-Tufted Dacnis, Guira Tanager, Barred Puffbird, Rose-Faced Parrot, Plain-Brown Woodcreeper.

At night we go back to the hotel and go over the list of species seen in the day.

 

 Day 5 MINDO CORDILLERA SAN LORENZO

We will start birding at 6:00am to go to the best place to see birds in Mindo. It’s located between 1250 and 1600 m above sea level. There we will walk around 6 hours and have the chance to see species like: Red-Headed Barbet, Choco Toucan, Golden Headed Quetzal, White Capped Dipper, White Tailled Hillstar, Red-Billed Parrot, Guayaquil Woodpecker, Crimson-Rumped Toucanet, Blue-Necked Tanager, Bay-Headed Tanager, Black Striped Sparrow.

In the afternoon we will return to the hotel to leave again at 6:30pm to search for nocturnal birds like the Black and White Owl, Common Potoo, Pauraque and others. You can add days as you would like.

 

NOTE:

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