|the guide will pick you up at your hotel in Quito around 8:00 – 8:10 am.|
|Bilingual professional guide
Transport to/from Quito
On site chosen activities
Additional food and drinks.
The Mindo Valley is located at the meeting point of two of the most biologically diverse regions: the Choco Lowlands and the Tropical Andes. Visit various spots in the Mindo-Nambillo Ecological Reserve. Observe birds and choose between a zip line adventure or a walk to a waterfall. Taste delicious local specialties and visit a bird or butterfly reserve before returning to Quito.
Drive to Mindo
- Early in the morning leave Quito by car driving northwest of Pichincha province. Ride through the road to the Coast (Mitad del Mundo – Calacalí – Los Bancos) and enjoy the view of small towns in the highway witnessing an astounding landscape transformation on the way. After approximately one 1 and 1/2 hour, arrive at the lovely Mindo.
- Once you arrive in Mindo Cloud Forest take a small walk I the town and then head towards the Butterfly farm and Hummingbird Feeders
- Afterward, you may choose your desired adventure: Option 1: For adventure seekers, go for the Canopying, 13 zip lines of different lengths that range from 20 to 400 meters, an adrenaline-filled ride which enables an amazing view of the cloud forest. (Cost of the Canopy activity not included in the price of the tour)Option 2: Go for a trekking adventure across the cloud forest towards a waterfall and a ride Mindo’s famous “Tarabita”(Cable tram)
- Take your time to observe Mindo’s natural beauties and diversity. Take a break for a local-style lunch. Explore Mindo once a more and visit another special spot to view hummingbirds, butterflies and, with some luck Tanagers and Toucans.Head back to Quito around 5 pm