The best birdwatching experience in Ecuador – Photo tour
If you love birds and photography then you must visit Mindo in Ecuador. This cloud forest located 90 minutes from Quito is a birdwatcher’s paradise. It is an ideal location to visit whether you are planning to have a day trip together with friends or a relaxing weekend together with the family.
Make sure to bring all photography equipment with you so that you can capture some memorable shots!
If you are in Mindo I would love to see your pictures.
Learn about the top things to do in Mindo by visiting Visit Ecuador and South America’s article about Mindo.
How to get there
When to go
The best season to visit goes from November to June when birds return from the mountains from their mating season. Without further ado, here are some shots of some of the species you can admire on your visit!
Other activities in Mindo:
– Butterfly garden
– Bicycle riding
– Visit to waterfalls
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If you want more in-depth information and also a guide that you can bring along during your trip, I recommend the travel guide Lonely Planet Ecuador & the Galapagos Islands.
This is a great source of information and tips, maps, and all you need if you plan on visiting Ecuador. I personally like the option of having a hard copy version where I can take notes and have them at hand.
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