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The Magic Birding Circuit - Private Day Tours

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Quito, Ecuador
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Best birding places ever!

Best birding places ever! My friends and I visited San Jorge Eco-lodges last month. Was a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paul H
Magic Birding Circuit Tour

My husband and I greatly enjoyed a four day birding tour across the West Andes. Reservation and... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best birding places ever! My friends and I visited San Jorge Eco-lodges last month. Was a wonderful experience based in a perfect service since the previews to our trip. Diego the sales manager provide us a excellent and efficient work, helping us in every detail....More

Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

My husband and I greatly enjoyed a four day birding tour across the West Andes. Reservation and transfer service was very helpful and made everything simple and easy. The lodges were beautiful, clean and offered fantastic views. The lodge staff were friendly, but did not...More

Thank Jen A
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Reviewed 13 December 2017

Ecuador Amazon Trip - Scattershot Birding We were very disappointed in our trip to the Amazon basin with George Cruz of San Jorge Ecolodge Magic Birding. If we had known the plan and schedule for the trip we would not have made a booking. We...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Three lodges, three ecosystems. We loved our experience beginning with San Jorge Quito where at almost 9,000 ft. we experienced a bit of altitude sickness. Our room was charming but chilly. The fireplace and space heaters were welcome. The courtyard was a wonderful place to...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2017

We got off to a rocky start. One flight was delayed so we missed our flight to Quito so were on a later plane and didn't get in until after midnight. We arrived and had to walk up many flights of stairs to get to...More

1  Thank oaklanding10
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I went on this tour at the end of January. What an amazing day - two locations to see the birds of Ecuador. Not only was my guide Luis great at locating and identifying birds but he is also a great photographer - and was...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Our 15-day birding tour of the East and West Andes covering a variety of altitudes was filled with excitement, interest and beauty. George Cruz's team at each of the amazing eco-lodges at Quito, Tandayapa, and Miipe were sincere, kind and engaged. During our birding journey...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

We booked a one-day trip for birding the Quito area to replace the last day of our Smithsonian Peru & Ecuador trip. We were picked up at our hotel at 5:30 am by the owner and guide, Luis. Our day began at the San Jorge...More

7  Thank retiredandlovinit
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Reviewed 21 February 2016

I was part of a group of 3 older women, first time experiencing the birds of Ecuador. We booked an 8 day/7night bird watching tour, staying in the San Jorge Eco lodges in Quito, Tandayapa, and Miipe, From the moment we were picked up at...More

1  Thank JMar2005
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Reviewed 2 January 2016

We booked a weekend with Magic Circuit for our first two days in Ecuador before leaving for La Selva (reviewed separately), and were not disappointed. The staff prior to arrival were extremely helpful in arranging a tour, and we were charmed by Dr Jorge Cruz,...More

1  Thank dgqc
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Response from Tara04002 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest the San Jorge de Tandayapa Hummingbird Sanctuary - they have a lodge on site and wonderful hummingbird photography opportunities. I have a great day of photography there along with an amazing lunch out of... More
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