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Mindo Bird Watching Tour – 4 Days/3 Nights

If you consider yourself a true birdie, this Mindo bird watching tour is made for you! Explore different reserves and observe different bird species

USD $1,869.00

Per Person
Number of TravelersPrice Per Person
1USD $1,869.00
2USD $1,067.00
3USD $641.00
4USD $427.00

Amazing Mindo Bird Watching Tour

In this Mindo Bird Watching tour you will get the chance to explore Mindo’s and Choco Andino’s best birding spots. Let’s wander around Silanche Reserve, Milpe Reserve, Paz de las Aves, Alambi Cloud Forest Reserve, and more looking to find Antpittas, Blue Winged Mountain Tanager, Yellow-Throated Bush Tanager, Golden Tanager, Bay-Headed Tanager, Red-Headed Barbet, Choco Toucan, and many other bird species.  If you consider yourself a true birdie, this is the tour for you.


  • Get to admire Grass-green Tanager, Blue-winged Mountain-Tanager, Plate-billed Mountain-Toucan, Turquoise Jay, Gorgeted Sunanbel, Blue-Necked Tanager, Golden-Headed Quetzal, Crimson-Rumped Toucan, Black Striped Sparrow, and many other bird species.
  • Spend 3 nights at an amazing lodge in the middle of a biosphere reserve
  • Visit the best birding spots in this Mindo Bird Watching tour

Tour Information

Duration: 4 days/3 nights
Start and End Location: Quito
Availability: Year Round
Miscellaneous: Walk slowly and don’t make much noise


Day 1 – Hummingbirds gardens

11:00 am – Pick up at your location.
* Optional: Stop at the Middle of the World. * Entrance Fee not included.
2:00 pm – Arrival at the Lodge and lunch.
4:00 pm – Visit the Hummingbirds garden (El Descanso).
* Free time in the town or return to the lodge.
7:00 pm – Dinner at the lodge.

Day 2 – Silanche and Milpe Reserves

05:00 am – Departure to Silanche.
06:30 am – Visit Silanche Reserve.
12:00 pm – Lunch at Mirador del Río Blanco.
2:15 pm – Visit the Milpe Reserve.
5:00 pm – Return to the lodge.
7:00 pm – Dinner at the lodge.

Day 3 – Paz de las Aves, Alambi Reserve, and Bellavista – Old Road to Mindo

5:10 am – Departure for Paz de las Aves.
05:45 am – Arrival to Paz de las Aves (Located about 1.600m. / 5.250ft.).
* Andean Cock of the Rock in the lek.
11:30 am – Alambi Cloud Forest Reserve.
* Lunch.
02:30 pm – Departure to Bellavista – Old Road to Mindo.
4:00 pm – Return to the lodge.
7:00 pm – Dinner at the lodge.

Day 4 – Ruta San Lorenzo (Mindo Cloud Forest)

6:00 am – Hike along San Lorenzo Road (On the way to Waterfalls sanctuary. Located about 1.400m. / 4.600ft.).
10:00 am – Breakfast at the lodge with your guide in our birding terrace.
* Free morning
12:00 pm – Check-out and transfer out.

What’s Included 

  • Accommodation at the Lodge
  • All meals described in the tours
  • English speaking licensed Birding guide from day 2 till day 4
  • All entrance tickets
  • All transportation
  • Water refill, coffee, and tea
  • Laundry Service in Mindo

What’s Not Included 

  • Tips
  • Extra beverages
  • Travel and health insurance

What to Bring

  • Mosquito repellent
  • Refillable water bottle (we supply water)
  • Raincoat
  • Flashlight or headlamp


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What Happens After I Book?

After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.

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