Where are we located?

We are located in the province of Pichincha, near the dwelling of San Sebastian which belongs to the town of Nanegalito. Our GPS is 0.005118, -78.723763

How to reach us?

You can email us at jbahamon@pm.me or call the caretaker Mrs. Karina Loor Whastup 593-98-471-9740 beforehand with your approximate arrival time so that we will be waiting for you.

From Quito, it takes approximately 1 1/2 hours to reach us.
Please take the road to Calacali - Independencia (the one going to Mitad del Mundo)

At kilometer 50, you pass the town of Nanegalito keep going.

At kilometer 69, be at the lookout to the exit to San Sebastian on your left. (There is a road restaurant).

Leave the paved road and enter the unpaved road to the town of San Sebastian. It is less than one Kilometer.

When you see a small Catholic church on the right side, you will see a wooden sign to Los 2 Corazones turn right on the road parallel to the church and advance for two more kilometers.

You will see a sign of Los Dos Corazones Nature Reserve on the left.

There is a caretaker's house painted green just to your right.

You can park there and knock on the door, if nobody answer, please call Mrs. Loor at Whastup 593-98-471-9740.

The hummingbird feeders are 30 feet above the house along with the feeders for tanagers, toucans, woodpeckers etc. The Dracula Orchid garden is right after the hummingbird feeders.

Enjoy your stay.

Thank you for visiting us.

Rest Room Facilities?

Yes, clean rest rooms are available to the public.

Cell phone coverage?

Yes, either Claro or Movistar have good reception there

Useful items that are available to birders?

  • Umbrellas
  • Ponchos
  • Boots
  • Ecuador Bird Guide Book
  • Binoculars

What is the altitude, humidity and climate?

The altitude is 1760 meters asl or 5280 feet asl. The temperature varies from 60 to 80 F.  On the rainy season, it rains every day. The humidity varies between 70 to 100%.

How much are the entrance's fees?

For observation of birds, guided tour at the orchid garden and walking the trails is $ 10  


We do have Wi fi at the groundskeeper's house. Also, the signal for Movistar and Claro are good.

Is food available?

Yes, if you call Mrs. Loor in advance, she can prepare for you typical Ecuadorian fare. Breakfast $ 5, Lunch or dinner $7.50