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Maquipucuna Reserve Camp Ecolodge

The nearly 15,000 acres Maquipucuna Reserve, located just 50 miles from downtown Quito, harbors about 10% of Ecuador’s plant diversity and 4% of all the bird species known for the entire planet! Maquipucuna has the category of Protected Forest and has been declared as Important Bird Area (IBA).
The visit to the Reserve and the internationally awarded Maquipucuna Ecolodge offers the opportunity to explore one of the most spectacular natural sites on the planet. Maquipucuna is home to at least 376 species of birds, 45 species of mammals, 250 species of butterflies and over 2000 species of plants.

We offer a variety of activities and services:
– Birdwatching
– Unique Spectacled bear season
– 7 trails of varying distances and difficulty levels through the cloud forest. For a total 32 km of trails.
– A beautiful waterfall located very close to the Lodge where you can cool off after a long walk
– A water hole along the river to swim in, also located very close to the Lodge
– Chocolate Massages: Wonderful after long hikes through the rainforest
– Many hammocks where you can completely relax
– Wildlife guides
– Visits to our organic garden
-Visits to our Orchid Garden
– Free use of rubber boots
– Educational Safaris during Bear season **
– The service of local naturalist guides: Perfect for bird watching or learning about all kinds of wildlife **
– Chocolate Massage: Wonderful after long walks through the cloud forest **
– Cupping coffee and coffee tour **
– Visit the handicraft workshop of the Community of Santa Marianitas **
– Visit the Yumbo (Pre-Inca) Ceremonial Center of Tulipe **
– Mindo Butterfly Garden in Mindo area **
– Toucanopy ziplines**
** At a little additional cost and by prior arrangement.

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Listing Location

Quito, Pichincha 170517, Ecuador

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