At the break of dawn, we will head out from Quito for our trip to the famous Mindo cloud forest area, to explore the amazing mega-diversity of the plant and animal life there. Located only an hour and thirty minutes from Quito, toward the Pacific coast, you'll discover this mysterious and magical environment where the clouds meet and the trees.
We will visit a private protected reserve noted for its incredible biodiversity, and observe many hummingbirds and other colorful birds that inhabit the zone.
We will continue our tour to the village of Mindo itself, where we will visit a butterfly farm and also have a chance to obverse orchids and hummingbirds feeders.
At lunch, you can enjoy the many culinary delights of this region.
In the afternoon, we will walk for about an hour in the “waterfalls sanctuary,” taking an optional ride on an aerial tramway.
At the end of the afternoon, we will drive you back to you to your hotel in Quito.
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