Mindo Cloud Forest (PRIVATE Day Trip from Quito)
Mindo is a town located at northwest of Quito, 2 hours driving. The cloud forest has an incredible diversity of avian fauna, particularly hummingbirds, as well as butterflies. This area of primary forest with an immense biodiversity also has some of the highest rates of plant endemism in the world: orchids, bromeliads, heliconias, ferns, vines, mosses and lichens grow in abundance here.
per adult from
8 to 9 hours
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Private transportation
- English speaking guide
- English Speaking Driver/Guide for tours based from 1-3 passenguers
- Bottle of water
- Visits as mentioned above
What's excluded :
- Lunch (Available to purchase with addtional cost)
- Entrance fees (Available to purchase with additional cost 25 usd per person or it can be paid directly)
- Personal expenses
- Entry/Admission - Mitad Del Mundo
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Mindo, Mindo, Pichincha Province
In the morning we'll be picked up from our hotel by our driver guide to take the Northwest of Quito with direction to Mindo one of the most visited cloud forests in Ecuador.
To get to Mindo will take us around 2 hours, once we arrive to the town we will visit a great place in order to admire many species of hummingbirds. The next stop is at butterfly garden where we will see the 4 stages of the butterfly life, surrounded by 1200 colorful butterflies at the same time. Our next point is the artisan chocolate factory; here you will have the opportunity to know the process to produce a delicious and pure chocolate from the cacao bean. The Lunch will be served at local. If we have time there is a chance to have fun doing Canopy (Zip-Line/optional). Finally we return to Quito.
Duration: 4 hours
Stop At: Mitad Del Mundo, Avenida Manuel Cordova Galarza KM. 13/5, San Antonio de Pichincha, Quito 170180 Ecuador
For those with limited time who were not able to visit Middle of the World we may stop at this place on the way back from Mindo without extra cost (Entrance fee NOT included), please just write down this request and we will make possible.
Duration: 1 hour
Departure Point :Traveler pickup is offered
The tour is offered private therefore the pick up time will be from any hotel, apartment, house or office located in Quito.Airports
- Mariscal Sucre Airport, Quito Ecuador
Departure Time :11/1/2018 - 2/16/2022
Monday - Sunday: 12:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Return Detail :-
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Most travelers can participate
- Not wheelchair accessible
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Face masks required for guides in public areas
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- We will have face mask available on the car for any emergency.
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.