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BIRDWATCHING IN ECUADOR

Posted by Southland Touring On January - 30 - 2014 0 Comment

  Ecuador is without any doubt a must-see destination for bird-watchers. Currently 1640 distinct species of birds have been registered. That is 17% of the birds in the whole planet, in an area the size of the United Kingdom. 80% of the birds that exist in Brazil can be found in 3% of Ecuador’s territory.  [ Read More ]

Categories: Amazon, Andes, Coast, Galapagos

MANTA REAL & THE CAJAS NATIONAL PARK SLT 005 2 DAYS/1 NIGHT

Posted by Southland Touring On January - 30 - 2014 0 Comment

    DAY 1  CAJAS NATIONAL PARK & TAMARINDO Certainly this is one of the best trips to observe birdlife in the area. In the morning we will visit the mountain rainforest area and paramos of the Cajas National Park, with a range of altitudes from 3200 m to 4000 m.  In this area we  [ Read More ]

HORSEBACK RIDING IN ECUADOR

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It is one of the best ways to get to know the real Ecuador, the country lifestyle, one of the most special wonders of this little but magical realm. The mountainous topography of the Ecuadorian Andes, combined with the natural existent wonders such as volcanoes, lakes and forests, plus the ethnical component, creates the right  [ Read More ]

BIRD WATCHING IN THE SOUTHERN WONDERS SLT006 5 DAYS / 4 NIGHTS

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This is a 5 days 4 nights itinerary that take us to the most important bird watching sites in Southern Ecuador, from high moorland (paramo), to cloud forest areas, subtropical valleys, dry forest and tropical zones, so it gathers a wide range of great ecosystems for an abundant diversity of birds, including some endemic species,  [ Read More ]

MOUNTAIN BIKING IN ECUADOR

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Due to the Ecuadorian topography and geographical diversity, sometimes shifting just in few hours, our country is one of the best destinations in South America for mountain biking. Our trips take visitors to the remotest sites, through beautiful natural areas, Indian villages, coastal fishing towns and jungle destinations. The designed trips range from easy scenic  [ Read More ]

GUAYAQUIL & SURROUNDINGS

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Guayaquil is the most important port and economical capital of our Country. As it’s the logistical center and major city of the Ecuadorian Pacific Coast. The origin is pre-Columbian and its development from the colonial times has been related to the Guayas River Basin and its richness; pirates, heroes, intellectuals, poets, musicians and other personages  [ Read More ]

GUAYAQUIL CITY TOUR

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We’ll start the visit of this fast-paced and bold city strolling on its active streets; visit the city Cathedral and the Simón Bolivar square and its famous inhabitants: the arboreal or green iguanas that enjoy the attention provided by locals and visitors. (above photo belongs to YoTuT) Continue to the Plaza Cívica to learn about the  [ Read More ]

GUAYAQUIL CITY TOUR AND HISTORICAL PARK

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We’ll start the visit of this fast-paced and bold city strolling on its active streets; visit the city Cathedral and the Simón Bolivar square and its famous inhabitants: the arboreal or green iguanas that enjoy the attention provided by locals and visitors. Continue to the Plaza Cívica to learn about the vigorous history of this  [ Read More ]

GUAYAQUIL AND BOTANICAL GARDEN

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  Enjoy the highlights of downtown Guayaquil with it’s history, commerce and frantic activity and then leave to the very northern extreme of the city to discover the calm of the Guayaquil Botanical Garden, fifty hectares dedicated to protect over 300 species of tropical flora divided and identified into ornamental,  fruits, woods, etc. There’s also  [ Read More ]

CERRO BLANCO FULL DAY

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  6078 Hectares are dedicated in this private reserve to the protection of flora and fauna species characteristic of the remnants of dry tropical forest. This reserve is an important refuge to different types of monkeys, brocket deer, felines, etc that we have a good chance to see, while strolling the trails created on the  [ Read More ]

FULL DAY PACIFIC BEACH

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To relax at the end of a longer tour or after a business trip, this is the relaxing day you deserve to enjoy the music of the waves of the Pacific Ocean. Just lie down on the soft sands and sun bathe or practice some favorite nautical sport. For lunch, enjoy the freshest sea food  [ Read More ]

DOLPHIN OBSERVATION AT EL MORRO

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This eco-touristic Project is held by the fishermen community of Puerto El Morro, we visit a small and still basic interpretation center, to continue navigating on the peaceful waters of this extensive inlet where bottle nosed dolphins will swim and swirl along our canoe. Tropical birds’ observation and magnificent mangrove landscapes on a short easy  [ Read More ]

MANGLARES CHURUTE FULL DAY

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  This ecological reserve is one of the most extensive and accessible in the coast. It covers over 35,000 hectares from which 8100 hectares protect different species of mangroves and the rest protects tropical dry forest on the Chongón Ridge. On the different regions of the reserve have been registered, a healthy population of two  [ Read More ]

TROPICAL HACIENDA FULL DAY

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This is a day to enjoy the richness of the coastal plantations of banana, cocoa beans and other tropical species as well as the daily life of the “montubio” ethnic group and its culture. We’ll take you to an agro-tourist project where we’ll have the possibility to learn everything related to the production of the  [ Read More ]

MACHALILLA NATIONAL PARK 2 or 3 days

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(Photo belongs to Andrew Magill) Day one As part of the “route of the sun”, also known as “route of the spondylus”, we’ll leave Guayaquil towards the Pacific Ocean. We’ start with a visit to the archaeological site of the Sumpa Lovers and continuation toward the area of San Pablo and Simon Bolivar. We’ll visit  [ Read More ]

GUAYAQUIL-CUENCA 2 days

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(Photo belongs to YoTuT) For the ones interested in taking advantage of  time, this tour will allow you to enjoy the highlights of the Andes and Pacific Coast the best way:  quick and fun, just like a huge roller coaster Day one We’ll leave Guayaquil in the morning and start to climb through the Andes  [ Read More ]

GUAYAQUIL-CUENCA 3 days

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(Above photo belongs to: Carlos Adampol) Day one We’ll leave Guayaquil in the morning and start to climb through the Andes toward the Archaeological Complex of Ingapirca, the most important and best preserved Inca site in Ecuador. After the visit, lunch will be served at a traditional farm house restaurant in the area, where the  [ Read More ]

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CUENCA FULL DAY CITY TOUR

Cuenca is waiting for us to discover. We start the day strolling through the cobbled ...

HACIENDA FARMING FULL DAY

  Only few minutes away from the city there are several cattle farms in which the ...

GUALACEO & CHORDELEG with kids

  In the morning enjoy the so called “garden of Azuay”, for its rich and luscious ...

CUENCA HALF DAY CITY TOUR

Have a guided visit through the highlights of the historical area of this beautiful World ...

INGAPIRCA ARCHAEOLOGICAL COMPL

  In the heart of the southern Andes we have the Archaeological Complex of Ingapirca, the ...

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