SAN JORGE ECO-LODGE COSANGA

THE LODGE - UNDER CONSTRUCTION

San Jorge Eco-lodge Cosanga, currently under construction poses to be San Jorge's most ambitious project. Located in between Cayambe Coca, Galeras- Sumaco and Antisana National Parks San Jorge Eco-lodge Cosanga opens the door to the unique ecosystems of mountain hacienda situated on the foothills of Ruccu Pichincha volcano.

We are located next to San Jorge Andean Botanical Reserve and inside Pichincha Protected Forest.

The lodge is decorated with beautiful gardens, and hummingbird feeders which attract several hummingbird species. A number of trails around the lodge lead to native and eucaliptus forests which are ideal to watch native bird and plant species.

San Jorge operates since 1989 providing lodging and natural areas for nature lovers and birdwatchers.

LOCATION

San Jorge Eco-lodge is located 1 hour away for the new airport and 15 minutes away from Quito old town.

Excellent, central location if you are planning day trips to: Colonial Quito, Otavalo Indian Market, Jerusalem Protected Forest, Antisana Ecological Reserve, Papallacta Hot Springs and San Jorge Cloud Forest Reserve.

Our lodge is not located withing walking distance to any touristic sites in Quito.

ABOUT OUR BOTANICAL RESERVE

San Jorge Botanical Reserve is located within 30 minutes walking distance from the lodge.

Our 200 acre, private reserve, protects the last untouched andean forest near Quito. San Jorge Botanical Reserve, marks the beginning of the Hummingbird Route (Ruta del Colibri), one of the world's most famous birding areas, and a major birdwatching destination in South America.

Our reserve is also crossed by a pre-Inca trail which was used by Cotocollao tribe (3500 B.C.) to travel to the tropical region. The archeological findings found at this place are exhibited at the mini-museum in the lodge.

With over 90 bird species native the the highland of the Andes, plentiful medicinal plants, 8 sacred waterfalls, ancient pre-Inca trails, and panoramic views of Quito city, San Jorge Botanical Reserve is a must-see place for birdwatchers and nature lovers.

ACCOMMODATION & FEATURES

The lodge is divided into The Main & The Upper lodging complexes. All room types have 24/7 electricity, orthopedic mattresses, private bathroom, hot running water and flushing toilet.

THE MAIN LODGING COMPLEX

Main Lodging Complex
Upgraded Queen Suite
Queen Suite Bathroom
Standard Queen Room
 
 
 
 

Our main, 18th century-style lodging complex has capacity for up to 12 people in simple, double, and triple rooms. Both upgraded and standard rooms include a wood fireplace.

Upgraded rooms in this section are more spacious and include a built in jacuzzi

This lodging complex is situated next to the breakfast room, restaurant, lounge, game room and hummingbird feeders, making it ideal for people who arrive from sea level and want less walking distance from their room to the lodge's main facilities.

Next to this lodging section, our festive "El Cucayo" Restaurant serves delicious and healthy Ecuadorian and international cuisine, carefully brought from our on-site organic garden.

THE UPPER LODGING COMPLEX

Upper Lodging Complex
Upgraded Queen Suite
Upper Complex Bathrooms
Standard Queen Room
 
 
 
 

The upper, two story, old-styled lodging complex built in 2005, has capacity for up to 40 people in simple, double, and triple rooms. This complex is situated 100 meters above the main lodging complex and the main facilities. Both upgraded and standard rooms in this complex include electric fireplaces.

Upgraded rooms in this section are more spacious and include a private balcony which overlooks the valley of northern Quito

This lodging complex requires climbing several stairs.

TOP 8 HIGHLIGHT BIRDS

Crimson-mantled Woodpecker
Sword-billed Hummingbird
Scarlet-bellied Mountain-Tanager
Black-tailed Trainbearer
 
 
 
 
Purple-throated Woodstar
Blue-and-yellow Tanager
Shinning Sunbeam
Tufted Tit-Tyrant
 
 
 
 

OTHER HIGHLIGHT BIRDS

Curve-billed Tinamou, Andean Snipe, Black-chested Buzzard-eagle, White-throted Hawk, Variable Hawk, Plain-breasted Hawk, Carunculated Caracara, Andean Condor, Purple-collared Woodstar, Purple-backed Thorntail, Tyrian Metaltail, Mountain Velvetbreast, Buff-winged Starfrontlet, Sparkling Violetear, Sapphire-vented Puffleg, Giant Hummingbird, Green-tailed Trainbearer, Chestnut-crowned Antpitta, Undulated Antpitta, Tawny Antpitta, Pearled Treerunner, Ocellated Tapaculo, Unicolored Tapaculo, Tufted Tit-tyrant, White-throated Tyrannulet, White-banded Tyrannulet, Streak-throated Bush-tyrant, Red-crested Cotinga, Black-chested Mountain-tanager, Hooded Mountain-tanager, Buff-breasted Mountain-tanager, Black-crested Warbler, Russet-crowned Warbler, Band-tailed Seedeater, Stripe-headed Brush-finch.

TOP 4 HIGHLIGHT BUTTERFLIES

Western Painted Lady
Lesbia Clouded Yellow
Andean Buckeye
Common White Tatochilla