Mindo Cloud Forest and Nature
Mindo Cloud Forest
It is one of the most visited cloud forests in Ecuador, It is a natural Reserve which has 14, 170 hectares that are protected and hundreds of bird species.
It is located approximately 100 kilometers from Quito, you can visit here on a day trip or stay overnight at one of the several comfortable lodges in the town. Mindo has touristic attractions like tubbing, orchids, butterfly gardens, bird tours, cable car, waterfalls. Highly recommended for Nature Lovers on.
The name Mindo comes from an indigenous language from the word "MINDALA", term from indigenous merchants - Yumbos - Mindo was an strategic stop from their journeys from the Coast to Quito.
In northwestern Ecuador, Mindo is located in a Biogeographical hilly area, It has large rivers and hundreds of streams irrigate
I will pick you up from your hotel
We continue in the north west direction from Quito, around 2 hours.
In Mindo we will go to visit:
- Butterfly garden
- Cable car
- Bird Garden
- Chocolate Factory
We have the opportunity to have a lunch in Mindo with typical or international food.
We will finish the tour in your hotel
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 10 hours
Sometimes It can take more time, It depends the traffic and the weather
The Tour is by car for 3 people if there are more people we need to contract a VAN, please contact me before booking this tour, so I can customize a tour for you.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 USD - Entrance per person:
Chocolate factory: $10 USD
Butterfly garden: $7.5 USD
Cable car and waterfall: $5USD
Birds garden: $4 USD
Zip Line: $10 USD (optional)
Meals and drinks
A Recent Review of this tour
Read More Reviews For This Tour
Elizabeth was very sweet and the driver was great too. She was very knowledgeable about the area and obviously knew the people at the places we visited. We saw lots of hummingbirds, tanagers, butterflies and orchids. Even at lunch we saw birds while we ate. It was a great day.