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Birdwatching and photography tours in Ecuador

Refugio Paz de las aves has more than 189 different species of birds like Antpittas, tanagers, quetzals.

Ecuador is one of the best destination for birding and photography tours, home of the 1677 species of birds, which are distributed in the 4 regions of the country: Coast, Sierra, Amazon and Galapagos island.

The Refugio Paz de las Aves is a private protected area in Mindo, Ecuador. It is one of the most visited place for birding and photography tours in Mindo area. Each year more than 3000 visitors arrived to observe five species of Antpittas, Andean cock-of-the-rock, and more than 180 species of birds. 

Refugio Paz de las aves offers tours for birdwatchers and photographers who want to visit Ecuador, Costa Rica and Brasil if you are interested in one of theses destinations please let us know. We will create your tailor made birding tour in Ecuador based on your interests and amount of travel days. for us will be a pleasure to help you and make your trip unforgettable.


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Two days

Birdwatcher and photographers
$ 160 Per person
  • One night accommodation
  • Dinner and breakfast
  • Birdwatching or photo-tour
  • Owls hike
  • Local expert tour guide

Three days

Birdwatcher and photographer
$ 299 Per person
  • Two nights accommodation
  • Two breakfast, dinner and lunch
  • Birdwatching or photo-tours
  • One Owls hike
  • Local expert tour guide

Half day

Photographers & Birdwatchers
$ 40 Per person
  • Tour start at 6am
  • Birdwatching
  • Breakfast
  • Shared tour guide
  • Tour ends at 11h30am