Bird watching Places around Quito
It is located on the skirts of the Pichincha Volcano. The weather is of a cloud forest. You can find tangaraes, the famous tandayapa and the most incredible varieties of hummingbirds.
The high and low valleys of Tandayapa and the famous Tandayapa Bird Lodge, are ideal places for bird watching specially hummingbirds, tangaraes, toucans and other amazing species.
Mindo (Northwest from Quito, 1 hour and 45 minutes by bus)
The village of Mindo is located in a remote valley surrounded by a cloud forest. It is also known as "the valley of the eternal spring" and is one the best places for bird watching activities with more than 400 species of birds, including the cock of the rock and hundreds of hummingbirds.
San Isidro Cabins
One and a half hour from Quito we find this farm that includes lodging and delicious food. In its surroundings you can do bird watching were you can see tangaraes and other birds from the area.
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