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CUSTOM PHOTOGRAPHY TOUR PACKAGES

These are private tours with your own expert photo guide, who caters the focus and pace of the trip to your needs. These are totally customizable – if you have something in particular that you would like to see or sites you want to visit, just let us know and we will make it happen. Longer trips are also available upon request. While we can sometimes arrange last-minute packages, it is best to book well in advance. Notice that prices are based on pick-up and drop-off at any hotel in Quito main town; we might need to adjust it if your hotel is outside the city although we can always arrange it.

Full Day from Quito:

6:00am pickup from your hotel in Quito and drive towards Tandayapa Bird Lodge. Once there we will start with some multi flash photography of the Hummingbirds of the region. We will enjoy a traditional Ecuadorian lunch at the lodge and back to Quito, you will be at your hotel in Quito at around 6:00pm.

Prices are based on the number people in the group as follows:
1 person:  per person $550
2 people:  per person $315
3 people:  per person $300
4 people:  per person $250
5 or more people: per person $235

2 days/1 night:

Day 1: 6:00am pickup from your hotel in Quito and drive towards Tandayapa Bird Lodge. Once there we will start with some multi flash photography of the Hummingbirds of the region. We will enjoy a traditional Ecuadorian lunch at the lodge. Evening activity will be some nature photography in the surrounding of the lodge . Night in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 2: Full day photography in the lodge and in Tandayapa Valley. You can have lunch at the lodge or take a packed lunch. Afternoon return to Quito, arriving around 6pm at your hotel.

Prices are based on the number people in the group as follows:
1 person: in single room $1400
2 people: per person in double/twin room $870
3 people: per person in double/twin room $860
4 people: per person in double/twin room $760
5 or more people: per person in double/twin room $750
Single room supplement (does not apply to the 1 person tour): $40

3 days/2 nights:

Day 1: 6:00am pickup from your hotel in Quito and drive towards Tandayapa Bird Lodge. Once there we will start with some multi flash photography of the Hummingbirds of the region. We will enjoy a traditional Ecuadorian lunch at the lodge. Evening activity will be some nature photography in the surrounding of the lodge . Night in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 2: Full day photography in the lodge and in Tandayapa Valley. You can have lunch at the lodge or take a packed lunch. Afternoon we go back to the lodge for more multi flash photography at the lodge. Night in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 3: Most of the day we will be taking photos  in the Milpe Bird Sanctuary,  later we will drive toward Los Banco and then have lunch at the Mirador Rio Blanco while enjoying the landscapes and the feeders of this place.  Afternoon return to Quito, arriving around 6pm at your hotel.

Prices are based on the number people in the group as follows:
1 person: in single room $2150
2 people: per person in double/twin room $1360
3 people: per person in double/twin room $1320
4 people: per person in double/twin room $1190
5 or more people: per person in double/twin room $1200
Single room supplement (does not apply to the 1 person tour): $70

4 days/3 nights:

Day 1: 6:00am pickup from your hotel in Quito and drive towards Tandayapa Bird Lodge. Once there we will start with some multi flash photography of the Hummingbirds of the region. We will enjoy a traditional Ecuadorian lunch at the lodge. Evening activity will be some nature photography in the surrounding of the lodge . Night in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 2: Full day photography in the lodge and in Tandayapa Valley. You can have lunch at the lodge or take a packed lunch. Afternoon we go back to the lodge for more multi flash photography at the lodge. Night in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 3: Most of the day we will be taking photos  in the Milpe Bird Sanctuary,  later we will drive toward Los Banco and then have lunch at the Mirador Rio Blanco while enjoying the landscapes and the feeders of this place, after lunch we go back to the lodge or we can go back to Milpe Bird Sanctuary for another couple of hours of photography. Dinner at Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 4: Most of the day we will be taking photos at Refugio Paz, including the antpitta feeding station, for lunch we drive back to Tandayapa Bird lodge. After lunch we returnto Quito in the afternoon, arriving at your hotel by around 6pm.

Prices are based on the number people in the group as follows:
1 person: in single room $2800
2 people: per person in double/twin room $1900
3 people: per person in double/twin room $2400
4 people: per person in double/twin room $2650
5 or more people: per person in double/twin room $3100
Single room supplement (does not apply to the 1 person tour): $80

5 days/4 nights:

Day 1: 6:00am pickup from your hotel in Quito and drive towards Tandayapa Bird Lodge. Once there we will start with some multi flash photography of the Hummingbirds of the region. We will enjoy a traditional Ecuadorian lunch at the lodge. Evening activity will be some Nature photography in the surrounding of the lodge . Night in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 2: Full day photography in the lodge and in Tandayapa Valley. You can have lunch at the lodge or take a packed lunch. Afternoon we go back to the lodge for more multi flash photography at the lodge. Night in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 3: Most of the day we will be taking photos  in the Milpe Bird Sanctuary,  later we will drive toward Los Banco and then have lunch at the Mirador Rio Blanco while enjoying the landscapes and the feeders of this place, after lunch we go back to the lodge or we can go back to Milpe Bird Sanctuary for another couple of hours of photography. Dinner at Tandayapa Bird Lodge. Night at Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 4: After breakfast we start our journey towards the Private Reserve known as “Amagusa”, we will spend most of the day taking photos of the Tanagers of this region. We will then have a packed lunch, and after this we drive to Suamox for more nature photography. Dinner will be back at the lodge. Night at Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

Day 5: Most of the day we will be taking photos at Refugio Paz, including the antpitta feeding station, for lunch we drive back to Tandayapa Bird lodge. After lunch we returnto Quito in the afternoon, arriving at your hotel by around 6pm.

Prices are based on the number people in the group as follows:
1 person: in single room $3250
2 people: per person in double/twin room $2100
3 people: per person in double/twin room  $1990
4 people: per person in double/twin room  $1800
5 or more people: per person in double/twin room $1840
Single room supplement (does not apply to the 1 person tour): $90

What’s included in the birding packages?
Accommodation at Tandayapa Bird Lodge as noted in the itinerary.
Meals from lunch on day 1 to lunch on the final day.
Professional bilingual photo guide.
Vehicle and driver.
Day trips to specified reserves, including entry fees.
Safe drinking water.
Multi flash gear in Tandayapa Bird Lodge.

What is not included?
Hotel in Quito.
Tips.
Extras in the lodge like drinks, laundry, phone calls, and snacks.
Activities not included in the itinerary.

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