A rapport with Nature
Ecuador is a nature lover’s paradise. The amazing variety of vegetation in Ecuador supports a startling variety of vegetation; from high Paramo to Tropical Rainforests and mangrove swamps, make it the home to a great variety of species. In fact Ecuador’s wildlife it is home to more species of birds than any other Latin American country, estimated at over 1500 species of birds, plus 3000 different species of orchids. Our Ecuador nature expeditions are specially selected to give visitors the greatest cross-section of countryside, and therefore wildlife.
Ecuador is home to toucans and parrots, several species of hummingbirds, the red-billed quetzal, black-billed peppershrike, prince-hawk, red-backed hawk, the masked trogon, mountain tanagers, plush-capped finch, solitary eagles, clack and chestnut eagles, military macaws, band bellied owls, white capped parrots, orange breasted falcons, Andean potoos and emerald toucanets, just to name a few. Experience Ecuador’s wildlife tours while on our Enchanted Expeditions tours.
This incredible Coastal tour of Ecuador will give travellers a complete view of the Coast of Ecuador, visiting archeological ruins, nature reserves, a cacao plantation, the town where Panama Hats are made, Isla de la Plata and so much more! Click here to learn more
This 8-day itinerary gives a glimpse into the wide variety of habitats in Ecuador, from paramo, to cloud forest, to rain forests, making it home the highest diversity of birds in the world. Click here to learn more
Go humpback whale watching with an option to snorkel, visit the Agua Blanca Archeological Community, and finally a Cacao Plantation. Click here to learn more
Visit the wild ecosystem of Antisana Ecological Reserve which ranges from high mountain forests to paramo grasslands, then onto Papallacta Thermal Springs for some true relaxation! Click here to learn more
Visit Cajas National Park, with its variety of ecosystems and about 270 glacier lakes and lagoons. Not to miss is the "bewitching" Polylepis forest native to the Andes. Click here to learn more
Machalilla is the only coast park in Ecuador, it combines many different climatological zones and its two off-shore coral islands that have some similarities to the Galapagos. Click here to learn more
Visit a Salasaca community before arriving in Baños, to visit a cloud forest area with an enormous variety of plant and bird life. Also, enjoy the Pastaza Canyon thermal baths and an opportunity to hike or upon request a horseback ride. Click here to learn more
The Tandayapa valley is located in the midst of the mid-altitude cloud forest. It is an excellent area to experience the marvel of the Andean mixed species feeding flocks. Click here to learn more
This area is a dream for the serious birdwatcher where you can spot the Andean guan, the Andean Cock-of-the-rock, and other rare species for which Ecuador is well known. Click here to learn more
Visit this spectacular ecosystem of high mountain forests to paramo grasslands, with its variety of flora and fauna. Click here to learn more
The Pasochoa Nature Reserve is one of the few remaining Andean forests and home to a substantial variety of bird life Click here to learn more
Visit a dazzling turquoise lake that fills the Quilotoa crater, set amongst a moonlike landscape. Click here to learn more
Visit Cotopaxi National Park, home to the highest active volcano, situated amongst Paramo landscape. Click here to learn more