Mindo Cloud Forest – Nature – Hiking – Birdwatching
Mindo Cloud Forest is the best option to be in touch with nature and to enjoy the amazing surroundings, scenery and climate of this protected area, which is just 2 hours from the capital of Ecuador.
Duration: 8 hours
Your tour starts early in the morning as you are picked up from your hotel or accommodation in Quito. You will drive towards the North to the Middle of the World where we will make a short stop to visit the Equatorial Monument. You will continue the drive, crossing through small towns like Calacali and Nanegalito.
Then, you will reach the Mindo Protected Reserve area (1,300 meters above sea level), one of the highest biodiversity places in the world, this area is also known as the birdwatcher’s paradise. Here you can enjoy many unique activities which include canopy, rappelling, tubbing, a chocolate factory visit, waterfall hiking, orchid garden as well as ecotourism due to its wealth of cloud forest, flora and fauna.
After a fun-filled day, you will return to Quito.