With more than 1,680 different species of birds, Ecuador is one of the most popular destinations in the world for birdwatchers. In the Refugio Paz de las Aves reserve there are more than 200 species. Our record for birdwatching in a single day is 155 different species!
About Our Half-Day Tour:
*The tour operates from 6am to 11am. You may share this tour with other people. Our guide will do his best to make sure each of you gets ample opportunity to view all of the birds.
*If you wish to come from Mindo, you must hire a taxi to drop you off and pick you up from the reserve. We can provide private transportation for this tour to pick you up from and drop you off in Mindo for $60.
Why do I need transportation at Refugio Paz?
The tour takes place over 5 km route. We use our vehicle to take guests to several stops to observe different species of birds. This free transportation within the reserve is provided only to birdwatching guests reserving through our website. If you reserve with an agency, they are responsible for all of your transportation needs.
Half day itinerary: