With 1690 registered bird species of which 124 are hummingbirds Ecuador is a paradise for nature lovers, exotic birds, and birdwatching. Discover rock birds, antpittas, toucans, woodpeckers, lek and many other species in your own cloud forest near Mindo in the Andes. So prepare your list of birds, your binoculars and your camera that you will have an unforgettable experience.
El Quetzal trail is a day hike to watch wildlife on the ancestral cloud forest of the municipal park El Rey Tepepul in Santiago Atitlan. This hike is an outstanding experience through the majestic flora and fauna of the cloud forest. During this experience, you will have the opportunity to observe el Quetzal (Guatemalan National Bird) that inhabits the cloud forest of the southern slopes of Lake Atitlan, and many other birds. Only few places in Guatemala can offer a unique bird watching experience like the one presented in the municipal park Rey Tepepul Santiago Atitlan
Depart from Quito, where you can appreciate the impressive change of vegetation and climate, to reach the area Mindo Cloud Forest. Enjoy a hike in the protected forest with over 400 exotic species of birds, butterflies and orchids .
Depart from Quito, where you can appreciate the impressive change of vegetation and climate, to reach the area Mindo Cloud Forest. Enjoy a hike in the protected forest with over 400 exotic species of birds, butterflies and orchids.
ONE WHO RUNS SWIFTLY|CLOUD AND LIGHT|WINTER BIRDS|IN THE DIM LIGHT|HOT POINTS AND LINES|CONVERSATION|TENDER TALK|SO NICE IT WAS REPEATEDLY|LINGERING CHAGRIN|AGAIN THE HAZY ANSWER|A LAME EXCUSE
This tour consists of walking in the cloud forest to observe this wonderful bird that is considered one of the most beautiful in the world, the quetzal. This tour lasts 2 hours with a guide of the area specialized in the observation of these birds.
This tour will allow you to discover the cloud forest wildlife, its birds and luckily some mammals. You will visit different bird sanctuaries, unique places and do a trek in the cloud forest. Please note, the trek can be adapted to family with children.You will also visit an organic family farm where main production is the finest Ecuadorian cocoa, but they also produce vegetables and fruits as well. You will learn the growing process of the cocoa and how it is transformed into chocolate.