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10 Hours Nature tour itinerary for Mindo & Quito: Capture The Scenic Cloud Forest And Butterfly Farm

Mindo, Quito

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Bird Watching Tour
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Capture the scenic Cloud Forest and Butterfly Farm

The Butterfly Farm

Mindo-Ecuador

Visit the butterfly farm, chocolate factory and hike in the cloud forest to see beautiful waterfalls in the beautiful mountainous watershed in the western slopes of the Andes, where two of the most biologically diverse ecoregions in the world meet: the Chocoan lowlands and the Tropical Andes.

DAY 01

Mindo

  • Get picked up at 08:00 am and head north-west on the way to Mindo with your Mindo tour guide.

  • Stop at the viewpoint of the Pululahua crater - one of the 2 inhabited craters in the world. 

  • Continue descending from 2500 meters high (8202.1 feet) until the Mindo valley at 1250 meters above sea level (4101.05). 

  • First, visit the butterfly farm, where you can also observe orchids and hummingbirds. 

  • Following the program, after crossing La Tarabita (cable car), hike in the cloud forest along the waterfall route. 

  • If you dare on the way to town, you can do ziplining. 

  • Take a break for lunchtime and enjoy a delicious chocolate tour. 

  • Return to Quito.

  • 100 USD Per Adult , 80 USD Per Child (* Minimun 2 person)
  • Private transportation

  • Bilingual Mindo tour guide

  • Lunch

  • Butterfly farm ($5 each)

  • La tarabita -cable car ($5 each)

  • Chocolate tour ($8 each)

  • Ziplining (from $10 each)

  • Hiking shoes are recommended.

Mindo, Quito

Bird
Bird Watching Tour
Nature
Nature Tour
Eco
Eco Tourism Tour
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Contributed By

Marco Herrera

starting from
USD 100