ECUADOR 2021 

(AMAZON EXTENSION) 

   

TOUR DETAILS

Ecuador offers a variety of options to our clients in one of the most biodiverse parts of the world. We drive across 3 different habitats before venturing into the Ecuadorian Amazons. Join us on a trip of your lifetime and come back with some of the most memorable images you will ever make! 

DEPARTURE DATES: 

Jan 15th - 23th 2020 (North West) (SEATS AVAILABLE) 

Jan 23th - 27st 2020 (Amazon Extension) (SEATS AVAILABLE) 

Feb 7th - 18th (North West) - (FULL) 

TOUR LEADERS:  Supreet Sahoo 

Max Participants: 6 Photographers (+ non-photographer partners) 

 

TARGET SPECIES: 

  • Crimson-rumped toucanet

  • Plate-billed mountain toucan 

  • Sword-billed Hummingbird 

  • Velvet-purple coronet 

  • Andean cock of the rock 

  • Mustached Antpitta 

  • Giant hummingbird 

  • Scarlet Macaw 

  • Many-banded Aracari 

  • Booted racket-tail hummingbird 

  • Andean Emerald 

  • Empress brilliant 

  • Violet-tailed sylph 

  • Umbrellabird 

  • Plate-billed mountain toucan 

  • Golden-headed Quetzal 

  • White-bellied woodstar 

  • Tawny Antpitta

  • Golden Tanager and many more species 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • This is a very relaxed trip and involves very little walking 

 

 

SUGGESTED GEAR:

 

  • Digital SLR 

  • Your longest telephoto lens 

  • A wide angle if you are interested in landscapes 

  • A flash with flash bracket (optional gear)  

 

HOW TO JOIN THE WORKSHOP?

 

  • Please read all terms and conditions 

  • Contact me using the contact form below 

  • If you are interested in private tours please let me know in your email 

 

DETAILED ITINERARY

To be provided upon confirmation. 

TECHNICAL LEARNINGS

  • Basics of using fill flash in tropical bird photography 

  • Selection and set up of perches 

  • Post processing of images using Lightroom and Photoshop  

COST & TERMS 

  • The cost of this tour is USD 4000 per person in shared accommodation (North West) 

  • The cost of the Amazon extension is USD 2000 per person. 

  • Single supplement costs an additional USD 400 

  • A deposit amount of USD 1000 is required to book your spot 

  • Please contact using the contact form for payment options. Bank transfer, check, PayPal options available  

WHAT'S INCLUDED 

 

  • Lodging  

  • 3 meals per day 

  • Bottled Water 

  • Domestic transfer to the Amazon 

  • Land transportation in Ecuador

  • Park entrance fees

  • Guides and Tour leaders fees

 

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED 

 

  • Dinner on the first night 

  • Any drinks other than whats included in the itinerary 

  • Visa fees 

  • Airfare 

  • Insurance 

  • Beverage 

  • Snacks 

  • Phone calls 

  • Laundry 

  • Tips 

  • Cost of hospitalization and evacuation if necessary

 

PAYMENT POLICY

  • A 'non-refundable' deposit of USD 1000 of the Tour fee as booking amount 

  • The payment balance in full is due 90 days prior to the workshop date.

  • All figures per person.

  • Failure to make payments within this timeline could result in tour cancellation.

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • 50% of the payment if canceled 45 days before the tour start date 

  • 75% of the payment if canceled between 30- 45 days before the tour start date 

  • No refund if canceled within 30 days 

  • Changes made by the Tour Operator: The Tour Operator may modify your itinerary where reasonably required in its sole discretion.

 

NON-PHOTOGRAPHER PARTNER POLICY

Please contact for more details 

 

HOW MANY PARTICIPANTS AT THE WORKSHOP

We usually try not to exceed 6 photographers per workshop to give our guests a unique experience. 

 

WHAT PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR TO BRING? 

We recommend bringing your longest telephoto lens, preferably 300mm or more. A full frame camera is good to have. Pack a ton of memory cards as well. 

 

A macro lens is highly recommended

A sturdy tripod or monopod is required

Since it can be rainy sometimes you might want to get some sort of a rain jacket as well. 

 

WHAT KIND OF NON-PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR TO BRING?

Laptop, memory card readers, bug spray, sunscreen, silica gel sachets to keep your camera dry  

TRAVEL INSURANCE

We recommend that you purchase travel insurance to protect your trip investment and yourself while traveling. 

 

Our tours do not take the liability for your flight cancelations, medical expenses, gear damage, accidents, natural disasters, extended stays and other unforeseen emergencies.  

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