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Guango Lodge 2D/1N Tour

Guango Lodge is located at an elevation of 2,700 meters on Ecuador's eastern slope, 11 kms. from the main Interoceanica Highway on a humid temperate forest, characterized by stunted trees with thick canopy and surrounded by a large amount of bird flocks.

Difficult: Easy Group: Any Family: Yes Duration: 2 Days

  • Depart from Quito past the valleys of Cumbaya and Tumbaco towards the Papallacta Pass at 13,448 feet (4,100 meters), the highest accessible point in Ecuador. It connects Quito with the eastern flanks of the Andes, which face the upper Amazon basin. Road birding along the way and at the Papallacta Pass. Snack en route. Arrival to Guango Lodge for lunch. Afternoon, birding around Guango Lodge – (for some of the birds you can see on this tour please go to our attractions section). Dinner and overnight at Guango Lodge.

    On day two, after early breakfast, observation of hummingbirds then birding in the lower Papallacta area and a light snack before returning to Quito.
    • Private transportation
    • Naturalist tour guide
    • 2 lunches and 1 dinner at Guango Lodge
    • 2 box lunches
    • Accommodations

    • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
    • Tips

  • Birds seen regularly include Andean Guan, Gray-breasted Mountain-Toucan, Turquoise Jay, Scarlet-bellied, Lacrimose, Buff-breasted and Hooded Mountain-Tanagers, Gray-hooded Bush-Tanager, Black-headed, Black-capped and Black-eared Hemispingus and Slaty Brush-Finch.

    On day two, birding will be dedicated to the observation of hummingbirds (Mountain Velvetbreast, Sword-billed Hummingbird, Tourmaline Sunangel, Golden-breasted and Glowing Pufflegs, Mountain Avocetbill, and White-bellied and Gorgeted Woodstars.

    Number of Passengers 1 2 3 4-9 10-15
    Guango Lodge Tour Prices $834 $289 $202 $168 $125
    *includes bilingual guide

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Tours Unlimited is a leading company offering personalized service to international tourists. For 15 years, it has contributed to the development and promotion of all Ecuador’s four regions. We invite you to come and enjoy Papallacta, one of the best places to go for avid birdwatchers; 8 out of 10 of our clients and visitors has given an “excellent” rating to our tours dedicated to discover Papallacta and its surroundings.

We will offer a punctual, courteous and professional service adjusted to your individual needs with the objective of showing the magic of Ecuador in a safe, fun and responsible way. All of our guides are bilingual fully prepared to give you the most complete information about the local culture, history and geography; 9 out of 10 of our clients and visitors has given an “excellent” rating to our guides. If you don’t believe us, check out some of our clients’ testimonials:

Excellent tour guide and driver. Very knowledgeable and interesting
Sol Cohen, USA

Alex was fantastic. Tour was beyond my expectations!
John Foster, USA

Impeccable service. Ecuadorians should be very proud of their country. Thanks Nicolas and Jose
Lalanis Kurban, CANADA

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