Full-Day Private Tour in Yanachocha with Lunch

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Duration
8 hours
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Why take this tour?

Yanacocha Reserve is a high-altitude cloud forest located 10,500 ft a.s.l. that 964 hectares of lush evergreen forest; home to many avian specialties but is noted primarily for its hummingbirds. Among these, is the highly endangered Black-breasted Puffleg, which was nearly driven to extinction due to habitat loss. The reserve was established in the early 1990s by the Jocotoco Foundation, one of Ecuador’s most recognized conservation organizations: an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts, birdwatchers, and photographers! The breathtaking views, the tranquil environment, and the outstanding biodiversity make it hard to believe you are only 1 hour away from the city! A delicious lunch will be served at the reserve's restaurant. Support conservation by visiting this reserve that fights to resist the the pressure for agricultural conversion and other ways of habitat degradation.

What’s included?

  • All activities

  • Certified, bilingual naturalist & birding guide

  • Lunch with soft drink

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off

  • Entrance fees

  • Private transportation

  • Entry/Admission - Yanacocha Reserve

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

  • Gratuities

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Neotropical Nature & Birding Trips

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About operator:

We provide personalized top-notch services with a wide variety of tours through some of the most amazing destinations in Ecuador.We promote sustainable development in fragile and threatened ecosystems supporting locally managed ecotourism projects, supporting long term conservation in the zones of influences where we operate our tours.

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