Full-Day Adventure and Nature Tour of the Mindo Cloud Forest from Quito, Ecuador

8 hr

E-Ticket

Day Trip

Group Tour

The Mindo Valley is located at the meeting point of two of the most biologically diverse regions: the Chocoan Lowlands and the Tropical Andes. Visit various spots in the Mindo-Nambillo Ecological Reserve. Observe birds and choose between a zipline adventure or a walk to a waterfall. Taste delicious local specialties and visit a bird or butterfly reserve before returning to Quito.
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Itinerary Details

Itinerary
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Pass By: Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo Ecuador

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 Parrish

Once you arrive in Mindo Cloud Forest take a small walk I the town and then head towards the Butterfly farm and Hummingbird Feeders (don´t forget your camera).

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...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo Ecuador

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 Parrish

Once you arrive in Mindo Cloud Forest take a small walk I the town and then head towards the Butterfly farm and Hummingbird Feeders (don´t forget your camera).

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.
* IMPORTANT NOTE:

For Friday departures (open departures), meet with your guide and fellow travelers at 6:45am at the centrally located meeting point at Mariscal Barrio at 6:45am.

For Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat and Sun departures, the guide will pick you up at your hotel in Quito around 8:00 - 8:30am.

Important Details

Included
  • Transport to/from Quito (hotels within the urban perimeter ONLY) - Mindo Cloud
  • Lunch
  • Hiking Trip
  • Bilingual professional guide
Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (meeting point is in Mariscal Barrio - See notes)
  • On site chosen activities
  • Gratuities
  • Canopy ride
  • Additional food and drinks.
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Departure Point: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun: (Your hotel in Quito - Hotels within the urban perimeter ONLY)
Your hotel in Quito - Please inform us of your hotel of stay.

Fridays (Meeting Point):
Magic Bean Restaurant or "Q" Restaurant located at Barrio Mariscal at Mariscal y Juan León Mera (Quito - Ecuador)
IMPORTANT NOTE: A voucher will be sent with the exact place and time to start the tour
Address: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun: (Your hotel in Quito - hotels within the urban perimeter ONLY)
Your hotel in Quito - Please inform us of your hotel of stay.

Fridays (Meeting Point):
Magic Bean Restaurant or "Q" Restaurant located at Barrio Mariscal at Mariscal y Juan León Mera (Quito - Ecuador)
IMPORTANT NOTE: A voucher will be sent with the exact place and time to start the tour
Dates: See Availability
Return point: Original departure point.

Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • For tours taking place on Mon, Tue, Wed, Thus, San, the hotel pick-up will be from hotels within the urban perimeter ONLY.
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 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.