CLOUD FOREST OF

MINDO

Embark on an unforgettable two-day experience exploring the wonderful biodiversity of the Mindo Cloud Forest, a magical corner of Ecuadorian nature.

We invite you to do it together!

This exclusive program will immerse you in a fascinating journey through lush cloud forests, where every nook and cranny reveals the amazing diversity of endemic flora and fauna. From unique bird sightings to hikes shrouded in mystical mist, you will experience the magic of Mindo at its finest. Join us for two days of adventure, discovery and connection with Ecuador's natural beauty in the Mindo Cloud Forest - explore this ecological paradise with us and let nature tell its stories!

Join us for an immersive experience, where the serenity of the forest and biological diversity are intertwined in one journey.

INCLUDES

NOT INCLUDED

  • Personal expenses
  • Tips
  • Unspecified items
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ITINERARY

day 1

1

Mindo

Mindo is a town located 2 hours from Quito, in the middle of the impressive cloud forest ecosystem. The more than 19 hectares that comprise the Mindo Nambillo Protected Forest are part of the Andean Chocó that was declared a Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO in 2018, being one of the most biodiverse places on the planet. This an educational destination to learn and enjoy nature and adventure. It is known worldwide for being an ideal place for bird watching, with more than 450 species, some endemic and with a great variety of hummingbirds and tanagers.

2

Tarabita Mindo to Waterfalls

You will cross by tarabita through the Mindo Cloud Forest, where you can hike and visit several waterfalls that comprise the Mindo-Nambillo Protected Forest.

3

Canopy

Canopy (zip line) is for adventure seekers looking to fly through the forest canopy with the birds. Descend through the treetops on a cable system observing the nature of Mindo on the way down. It is a 3 or 10 cable trip, utilizing a double cable safety system, extending over 3.5 km (2 miles).

Then we will meet at El Quetzal Restaurant for lunch (starter, main course and beverage).

4

El Quetzal

Then we will meet at El Quetzal Restaurant for lunch (starter, main course and beverage).

Tasting of artisan chocolate made with Cacao Fino and Aroma. Guided tour through a small farm to learn about the step-by-step process to make chocolate from harvest to the final product (tree to bar). Arriba or Fino y de Aroma cocoa has distinctive aroma and flavor characteristics sought after by chocolate manufacturers. It represents only 5% of the world's cocoa production. Guided tasting of unique cocoa fruit products, a variety of chocolate bars and the famous brownie.

5

Sisakuna

Lodging. Dinner at passengers' expense.

day 2

6

Sisakuna - Breakfast at the hotel

7

Mindo Butterfly Farm

In the Mindo Butterfly Farm, is a place where you can observe more than 1000 butterflies of various colors, shapes and sizes that are flying around, you will learn about the phases of the life cycle of butterflies and you can also observe various types of birds especially hummingbirds.

8

Orchidarium

Ecuador is home to more than 4000 species of Orchids. In fact, 1 out of every 4 plants will be an Orchid. On the tour through the Orchid Garden you will be able to discover some of these incredible and beautiful plants.

IMPORTANT NOTES

  • All rates are in U.S. dollars and per person.
  • Rates apply throughout 2024, except on Ecuadorian holidays.
  • Tours for 1 to 3 passengers are conducted with a guide-driver; in case a different service is required, a supplement applies.
  • Rates in the itineraries are per person according to the type of room, hotel and activities detailed in this document.
  • Rates for jungle programs are per person according to room type and hotel category indicated and include all activities and meals detailed in the itinerary.
  • Nights at the hotels indicated in the itineraries include breakfast and taxes.
  • If local taxes change, rates will be updated and tour operators will be informed and itineraries updated.
  • Outlet Viajes reserves the right to modify itineraries due to unforeseen events or national regulations. Tour operators will be informed and itineraries updated accordingly.

A Perfect Trip with the

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Our highly qualified team is ready to deploy their knowledge and passion to make your Ecuador travel dreams come true, taking care of every detail of your itinerary to ensure that every moment is exceptional. Your perfect trip starts with us.

Rommel Oña

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Karla Reyes

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