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San Jorge Eco-lodges - Birding & Nature Tours

About Us

San Jorge Eco Lodges is an Ecuadorian company established in 1989 by George Cruz and his wife Irina Alcivar to offer the world the chance to experience Ecuador's unparalleled mega-biodiversity and its high cultural and historical value. 

About Ecuador

Biodiversity in Ecuador: a country the size of Colorado State in the USA, hosts more than 1600 bird species (18% of the world's total bird species), 135 hummingbird species (world record), 320 mammal species, 410 reptile species, 460 amphibian species, over 4500 butterfly species, 800 freshwater fish speces, 450 marine fish species and 4032 orchid species. The most biologically-diverse country in the world when measured by square mile.

What We Offer

We offer three different Eco-lodges and four private natural reserves in Northern Ecuador. Each eco-lodge is situated in a unique birding hotspot and eco-system. All our lodges and reserves are within a two hour radius from Ecuador's capital city, Quito. 

We offer deluxe-bungalow-suites that follow sustainable environmental practices which benedit both local communities and the environment. 

We also offer the best birding, nature and cultural tours in Ecuador, The Galapagos Islands, & The Amazon Jungle.

We offer friendly, specialized, passionate and 100% Ecuadorian staff and nature/bird guides.

We offer travelers the freedom to create their own itinerary according to their interests and budget.

We offer high standard accommodations & superior quality services at a competitive price, always.

We promise a hassle-free trip and a truely unforgettable experience.

** A percentage of our financial income will go toward local community development and conservation of critically endangered Ecuadorian forests.** 

Our four different Eco-lodges and natural reserves are:

San Jorge Eco-lodge Quito - Andean Forest & Paramo Botanical Reserve

San Jorge Eco-lodge Tanadayapa - Cloud Forest - Hummingbird Sanctuary

San Jorge Eco-lodge Milpe - Tropical Forest - Bird & Orchid Reserve

San Jorge Eco-lodge Cosanga - Andean Cloud Forest - Bird Reserve

Birding, Cultural and Natural History Tours

Customize your own Tour!

All our tours can be arranged according to your time, interests, and budget!

Begin preparing your personalized itinerary now:

Birdwatching & Bird Photo Tours


Tailor-made Trips

Group Tours

Scheduled birding trips

Easy Senior Tours

Hummingbird Tours

Natural History Tours


A unique combination of:

Archeology & History

Medicinal Plants & Orchids

Birds & Animals

& Culture 

 Galapagos Islands Cruise Tours


Galapagos Cruise Planner

First & Economy-class Ships

Cruise Deals

Last minute Deals

Colonial Quito City Tours 


City tours in and around Quito

Museums & churches in Quito

Equator line-Mitad del Mundo

Colonial Art & Folklore 

Otavalo Indian Market Tours 


Otavalo Indigenous Market

Peguche Handcraft Market

Cotacachi Leather Craft Market

Cuicocha Lagoon

Andean Cheese & Pastry Factories 

Antisana National Park Tours


Antisana Volcano

Andean Condor Nesting Site

Black-faced Ibis Area

La Mica Lagoon

Paramo & High Barren Plain

 Papallacta Hot Springs Tours


Papallacta Hot Springs & Spa

Volcanic Hot Spring Water

Paramo & Treeline Forest

Cayambe-Coca National Park

Amazon Rainforest Tours 


Amazon Jungle Adventures

Yasuni National Park

Amazon Community Lodges

Isolated Ethnic Groups

 Map of San Jorge Eco-lodges & Private Reserves

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San Jorge Eco-Lodges & The Magic Birding Circuit of Ecuador

Address: Rafael Almeida e Hidalgo de Pinto N42-191 PO BOX: 170150, Quito Ecuador

Phone: (Ecuador) 09 826 9309 or 2 247 549 // Skype:magic-birding

E-MAIL:   magic.birding@gmail.com 

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© Photos by Dr. George Cruz  © Maps & Posters by Jorge Cruz Jr.