Mindo for watching birds and cloud forest

Day Trip

Gustavo T.

Quito
English, Spanish (Native)
10 hours
Private tour (only you and your group)
Up to 8 people

One hour out of Quito there is a zone where cloud forest show us a big variety of wild life specially humming birds. There are some places where people installed some feeders and planted flowers where birds look for food.

People who likes orchids could not find a better place to see many of these plants.

There is a center to look at hundreds of butterflies. Sports are also another part of these tour, Zip line or Canopy could be an option for people who wants to do it.

Itinerary

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Meeting Point

At your hotel, airport, Apartment.

07:00

Quito

Pick up from your hotel.

09:00

San Tadeo humming birds center

It is a place to watch birds . There are hundred of humming birds. Depending of our luck , it is possible to look at tanagers and toucans with amazing colors.

10:00

Yumbos Chocolate

If you like chocolate it is the place where you will enjoy the finest chocolate in the world. Ecuador has won many awards around the world.

11:30

Nambillo Cloud forest

Walking tour is part of this tour, We will ride a cable car to go between mountains and start the walking to the waterfalls. There are trails from 1, 2 or 3 hours.

14:00

Butterflies center

It is a center to admire some kinds of butterflies. It is a center where people study about this insect .

16:00

Quito

Return to Quito, We will be in there around 6 pm.

Ending Point

At your hotel, airport, Apartment.

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Inclusions & Exclusions

What‘s included

Private transportation

Driver guide

Guiding

What‘s not included

Food

Drins

Entrance fees

Tickets for attractions

Important Information

I can guide in all of Ecuador

• I set the staring time at 7 am, but If you want to change the time , let me know.

• This tour involves some of walking, so make sure to wear comfortable shoes.

• Several places we will visit do not accept credit cards, so please bring cash.

• Rainy season could affect the tour specially with roads where we can find landslides,

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation - 30 days prior to meeting time
  • 50% Refund - 15 to 29 days prior to meeting time
  • No Refund - Within 14 day(s) prior to meeting time

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to change the pick up place ? Yes

yes, We can change the pick up place. there is an extra charge of 30 dollars if the pick up is from airport area.

$180/ per group

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