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We can also organize birding/photography day tours to the 20 + reserves in the Mindo area and beyond, guided by Hans Heinz wildlife photographer & owner.

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Although our main activities are birding and photography, we also organize walks in the mesmerizing rainforest for pure enjoyment or additional birding and visits to the nearby waterfalls and a pristine water river. Milpe area is full of surprises for nature and wildlife lovers.

Only a 20 minute drive from our reserve there is one of the highest waterfalls in Ecuador 100 meters/328 feet high with a breathtaking trail to reach this true gem.

How about learning how to cook truly nutritious gourmet vegetarian ecuadorian and mexican food from the expert.

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Pristine Water River

Amazing Waterfalls

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Wildlife - Choco Toucan Reserve

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Atv tours

Take a quad tour to the waterfalls on a Suzuki high performance 500 4 x 4.

Photo workshops

Join a photo and video workshop on site with Hans Heinz wildlife photographer and owner and take your photography to the next level. Check out Hans' photography below.

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Waterfalls and river tours

Take a tour to the many nearby waterfalls or a pristine water river an immerse yourself in the trails of the choco rainforest.



Spa therapies

Only at Choco Toucan Reserve you can get a massage with actual sounds of the rainforest or in the comfort of your own room, or may be you prefer a relaxing and rejuvenating facial treatment.

Get a massage with actual sounds of the rainforest at choco toucan reserve & bird Lodge in Ecuador

All photos by Hans Heinz (owner and photo instructor)


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Plan with us your visit to the Choco Andino cloud forest, one of the most biodiverse spots in the world, and get involved in our conservation project

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