Tours


Half-Day Tours
For Half day tours we recommend sites that are within or near the city of Guayaquil, at a distance no longer that 20-30 minutes driving. This sites are Bosque Protector Cerro Blanco, Santay Island National Recreational Area, Parque Lago Recreational Park and Samanes Park. Send us an email for more information info@tumbesianbirding.com


One day Tours
All our sites are within a range of 20 min to 1 hour and 40 min driving. In all our tours you will be picked up from your hotel at a previously arranged time, which is always recommended to be early in the morning in order to have more chances to watch birds. The guide will be with you for an estimated time of 4-5 hours (half day) or 8-10 hours (full day) depending on the site visited. Following you will find a tentative one-day birding tour schedule:

6:00AM  Pick up from hotel and driving to site
6:30AM  Arrive to site and start of birding tour, this will varies according to the site visited. For example, for Bucay-La Esperanza it will take 1hour and 40 minutes.
12:00PM – 1:00PM  Stop for lunch, it could be in the field or in a near by restaurant.
1:00PM  Keep birding for up to 2-3 hours
4:00PM  Back to the hotel.
Note: Remember this is a tentative one-day birding tour, the schedule can be changed to your convenience. Just let us know.


Two-Day Tours
In our two-day tours you will visit a site per day. For example, one full day in Bosque Protector Cerro Blanco and the second full day in Mangrove Churute Ecological Reserve. For the two day tour, you will the transfer back to the hotel each day.


Remarks and clothing: Walking on easy to moderate trails; sunscreen lotion and sun hat is recommended all year long; for the dry season (June – November) it is recommended lightweight jacket and light hiking boots; for the rainy season (December to May) it is recommended insect repellent, rain jacket, long trousers. Lots of water.