Enjoy 3 days of unique activities like canopy, rapelling, tubbing, chocolat factory visiting, waterfalls hiking, chocolate factory, orchid garden and many which only can happen in this beautiful Mindo..
Mindo Cloud Forest | Adventure & Nature
- Adventure program in private tour
- Accommodation in selected hotels
- 2 x Breakfast, 3 menu lunch, 2 dinner
- Private transportation
- English - Spanish speaking certified guide
- All activities as mentioned (hike, visit to the chocolate factory etc..)
- Entrance fee in the waterfalls & chocolate factory.
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Personal expenses
- Amenities & services in hotels
- Alcoholic drinks
- Activities not specified in the program
- Food and drinks, unless specified
Optional (Available upon request)
- Vegetarian meals or preferences
- Airport transfer service
- Canopy, birding tour guide, tubing, rapelling etc.
- Airport transfer service
- Extension programs in the Andes, Amazon Jungle packages or Galapagos Islands
- German, French - Bilingual guides
- Flight tickets
Tour Details :
Tulipe Site Museum – Bellavista Reserve
It starts early in the morning from Quito, drive northwards to the Middle of the World, short stop at the equatorial monument for a unique picture of this huge valley. After that we will head Tulipe, an important ceremonial seat of the Yumbo culture that inhabited the area in the 1200 year, and whose archaeological remains of the monumental works reflect their knowledge of astronomy, geometry and architecture. During the visit, you can walk the ceremonial pools and other religious sites in Tulipe, later after lunch we will go to Bellavista Cloud Forest. It is within the protected Mindo-Nambillo area is approximately 19,200 hectares located on the slopes of Guagua Pichincha volcano and humid subtropical forest area. This semi - tropical forest keeps many species that stand out for their beauty and attraction, as the variety of orchids, birds (tanagers, hummingbirds, trogones, click flowers, quetzals, etc), reptiles and butterflies. The hotel also has significant water resources, including rivers and small waterfalls. Accommodation in Bellavista
Hike in the Forest – Chocolate Tour – Mindo Reserve
In the morning we will hike with a naturalist to appreciate the biodiversity of flora and fauna guide, the lush vegetation of the cloud forest, its bird life, and the fascinating adaptations to life in this special environment different paths in the private reserve are. Self - guided trails that will show the richness of the area and go to the waterfall. Every day it is possible to identify different birds. After lunch we head towards the village of Mindo to do the spectacular chocolate tour, Dinner.
Mindo Reserve – Hike – Optional Adventure Activities
This day after breakfast, we will visit the complex of Nambillo waterfalls, on this site we will take the cable car to cross to the other side of the mountain; there, we will hike about 1- 2 hours to observe different types of birds, orchids and visit 4 waterfalls. At there if the weather is good you can visit different waterfalls, after this visit we will have lunch. Then we have different choices like butterfly farm, orchid garden, adventure canopy, tubbing, canyonin etc. Finally return to Quito.