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Price
$220 per person
Duration
2 Days | 1 night
Destination
Mindo
Travellers
2+

Your Mindo cloud forest adventure starts! Waterfalls, Hikes, Butterflies, Chocolate, Birds, frogs

A fascinating, two day one night adventure to a unique ecosystem called the cloud forest, full of outdoor activities close to the cozy little town of Mindo which is caracterized by its slow paced life, but at the same time active and alive, with a diversity of restaurants accommodation and tourists attractions in town, as well as close to town, hikes, waterfalls, rivers, birding gardens and paths, chocolate and coffee tours, zipline, rockclimbing, butterfly gardens, tubings and relaxing spas.
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Destination
Departure Location
Quito
Return Location
Quito
Tour Start Date & Time
Everyday at 08:00
Price includes
  • A guided tour of important places
  • Accommodation in single twin share room
  • Professionally guided tour
Additional Prices
Solo Traveler Extra Fee: $60
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  • Day 1
  • Day 2
Day 1

Quito-Mindo & activities

8:00 am We will pick you up from your preferred accomodation in Quito or Airport hotels, to start with the trip to discover Mindo Cloud forest on a two day one night adventure,  this unique ecosystem near Quito, has wonderful little places to visit in the middle of the vast cloud forest that belongs to the Mindo Nambillo reserve. Get to the small and slow paced town of Mindo from Quito and start with the adventure!

10:30 Get to mindo to, start by deepening in the forest throught a gravel road and get to the place where you will start with the first activity planned. Ride the Tarabitato fly  over the forest on a cable car that will get you into the Watterfall Santuary and its different hikes, along the hiking path, you will be surrounded by nature, breathe pure air and have the chance to mainly observe, small animals as centipedes, spiders, fireflies, butterfles, lizards, among others, and also you will get to several waterfalls along the hike. Remember that on the highlands nothing is flat.

12:00noon After the hike cable car and waterfalls,  there are some activies that you can be part of, on the way back to town as for example:

Zipline, this activity offers two options: 3 lines and/or a 10 lines circuit, all with different speed, lenghts and heights.  (optional activity)

12:30 Noon  Our next stop is the butterfly farm to observe some of the most beautiful and colorful butterflies in this area, also have the chance to buy souvenirs with butterflies themes from the available shop.

1:00pm Next go for a local lunch!! Eat as an Ecuadorian!

2:30pm Hotel check in, at the hotel you have chosen to stay over night and have an afternoon break 

5:30 pm Check out mindo town its main square an attractions get some snacks or have an early dinner 

6:30 pm Start going to the insect or frog concert to start with the nigh tour. At the frog concert you will be given a small talk and then start looking for frogs, toads, and any other animals found on the walk as insects, spiders, and many other small night animals.

Back to your accomodation! 

Day 2

Birding-Chocolate-Birding- Quito

Early morning (6am approx.)  we will meet with our birding guide, to start with our birding morning to look for the most amazing and colorful birds, which nature and our good eyes will let us observe for about 3 to 4 hours, at the spots chosen by our birding guide, some of the most common birds in this area area are, Scarlet bellied Mountain Tanager, Sword Billed Hummingbirds, Barred Fruit Eater, Black Chested Mountain Tanager, Rufus Antpitta just to name a few.. This morning we will look for as many birds possible, to then go back to town, have breakfast. And, last to finish this two day tour will visiting a craft made, chocolate factory to learn about the chocolate as a pot, fruit, bean and all the process until it becomes a chocolate bar, at the end you will make some different experiments in your mouth  and try different percentages of dark chocolate and combinations, as well as tasting the best brownie in town!

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/.30 am We will pick you up from your preferred accomodation in Quito or Airport area, to discover Mindo Cloud forest on a two day one night adventure,  this unique ecosystem near Quito, has wonderful little places to visit in the middle of the vast cloud forest that belongs to the Mindo Nambillo reserve. Get to the small and slow paced town of Mindo from Quito and start with the adventure!

10:00 am: Arrival to Mindo to, start by deepening in the forest throught a gravel road and get to the place where you will start with the first activity planned, by flying over the forest on a cable car that will get you into the Waterfall Santuary and its different hikes, along the hiking path you will be surrounded by nature, breathe pure air and have the chance to mainly observe, small animals as centipedes, spiders, fireflies, butterflies, lizards, among others, also you will get to several small waterfalls along the hike. Remember that on the highlands nothing is flat.

11:30 am:  After the hike, cable car and, waterfalls,  there are some activies that you can be part of, on the way back to town as for example:

Zipline that offers two options 3 lines and/or a 10 lines circuit, all with different speed, lenghts and heights. (Optional)

12:00 Noon  Our next stop is the butterfly farm to observe some of the most beautiful and colorful butterflies in the area, also have the chance to buy souvenirs with butterflies themes from the available shop.

12:30pm Next go for a local lunch!! Eat as an Ecuadorian!

2:00pm Hotel check in, at the hotel you have chosen to stay over night and have an afternoon break

5:30 pm Check out mindo town its main square an attractions get some snacks or have an early dinner

6:30 pm Start going to the insect or frog concert to start with the nigh tour. At the frog concert you will be given a small talk and then start looking for frogs, toads, and any other animals found on the walk as insects, spiders, and many other small night animals.

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Mindo Cloud forest 2 Days /1 Night!

Price
$220 per person
Duration
2 Days | 1 night
Destination
Mindo
Travellers
2+

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