Mindo Daytour

8 hr

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Mindo is a small town in the Andean foothills of Ecuador. Set in beautiful cloud-forest, it attracts birdwatchers first and foremost, but also has attractions for other tourists. Mindo is located to the north west of Quito. This town was founded in 1861 and the current population is around 3000 inhabitants. Mindo is surrounded by the Mindo-Nambillo Cloud Forest; the forest is home to hundreds of species of birds many of them are in danger...
Mindo is a small town in the Andean foothills of Ecuador. Set in beautiful cloud-forest, it attracts birdwatchers first and foremost, but also has attractions for other tourists. Mindo is located to the north west of Quito. This town was founded in 1861 and the current population is around 3000 inhabitants. Mindo is surrounded by the Mindo-Nambillo Cloud Forest; the forest is home to hundreds of species of birds many of them are in danger of extinction.

Here you have a possibility of activities to choose from that are not included in the price of the tour; such as hiking the waterfall, canopy/ziplining, participate in process of making chocolate, and explore the world of butterflies
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Itinerary Details

Departure at 7am from Carpedm’s office we will have breakfast and then set off towards Mindo. The drive takes about two and a half hours. On the way we can stop outside the equator line monument site for anyone who wants to take a quick picture and then carry along the beautiful Mountain roads where you will notice the change in scenery as you go down in altitude.

Our first stop is the Zip lines or Canopy as they call it here as you are literally above the canopy. There are 10 lines in total and if you are feeling brave you could even try the superman or Butterfly.

What’s Not Included:
• Canopy $20
• Chocolate farm $10 
• Hike WaterfallsAfter about an hour of adrenalin fueled fun you will head towards the Tarabita which is a cable car that takes you to the start of your waterfall walk...
Departure at 7am from Carpedm’s office we will have breakfast and then set off towards Mindo. The drive takes about two and a half hours. On the way we can stop outside the equator line monument site for anyone who wants to take a quick picture and then carry along the beautiful Mountain roads where you will notice the change in scenery as you go down in altitude.

Our first stop is the Zip lines or Canopy as they call it here as you are literally above the canopy. There are 10 lines in total and if you are feeling brave you could even try the superman or Butterfly.

What’s Not Included:
• Canopy $20
• Chocolate farm $10 
• Hike WaterfallsAfter about an hour of adrenalin fueled fun you will head towards the Tarabita which is a cable car that takes you to the start of your waterfall walk. As you walk through the cloud forest you could see a variety of different birds and butterflies. if you bring a swim suit you could take a swim in the crystal clear water.

Once you have dried off a little we will head for lunch. After lunch optional activities are either:

1. Visit to chocolate factory (not included in price).  OR

2. Visit to butterfly Farm / Hummingbirds (not included in price)

What’s Included:
• Lunch
• Bilingual Guide
• Transport

What’s not included:
• Breakfast and Extra Snacks/Beverages
• $20 entry to ziplining
• $6 entry to waterfall walk
• $10 Entry to Chocolate factory Tour or
• $8 Butterfly Farm
• Umpa Lumpas
• TIPS

What to bring:
• Waterproof jacket/rain jacket
• sunglasses
• sunscreen
• binoculars * nice to have
• camera
• water
• snacks

Important Details

Included
  • Guide
  • Lunch
  • What’s Included:
  • Transport
Not Included
  • Additional Snacks / Beverages
  • Chocolate Farm $10
  • Entry to Butterfly Farm $8
  • Canopy/Ziplining $20
  • Entry to Waterfall $6
  • What’s Not Included:
  • TIPS
Departure Point
CarpeDM Adventures Office - Jose Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios OLD TOWN 
Plaza FOCH - Q Restaurant - NEW TOWN Reina Victoria y Mariscal Foch
6.30am departing from Historical Town Quito CarpeDM Adventures Offices - Jose Antepara E4-60 y Los Rios 7 am Plaza Foch Q Restaurant
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • What to bring:
  • Waterproof jacket/rain jacket
  • sunglasses
  • sunscreen
  • binoculars * nice to have
  • camera
  • water
  • snacks
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.