Mindo Tropical Rainforest in one day.
From 2 to 10 participants.
Early departure from Quito to the northwest, passing the western Andes, following the Calacalí – La Independencia Street, entering the cloud forest. We follow the street deeper into the cloud forest, finally arriving to Mindo.
On the way we make stops to enjoy the landscapes and wildlife. This region is especially interesting because of the birdlife and exotic plants.
Additionally you can chose between different activities like visit the waterfalls, watching hummingbirds, Canopy or a whitewater tour. Arrival back in Quito in the afternoon.
08:00 Departure from the hotel in Quito, heading to Calacalí, where we take a street which will lead us to Nanegalito, passing the valley of Nambillo river in the cloud forest.
This route gives us the possibility to include several stops to appreciate the great variety of orchids and bromeliads.
Nanegalito is known for its sugar cane liquor (75%) and its pork specialties.
Subsequently we continue our journey to Mindo, called colorful birding paradise in the cloud forest. 2-hours walk in the cloud forest, where we might find Bergtukane, Bergtangare, hummingbirds and Oropendolas. Later we visit a small orchid garden and a butterfly farm. Lunch.
Departure to Quito at about 03:00 pm and arrival at about 06:00 pm.
- Private round trip transportation.
- Multilingual guide.
- Technical and mechanic support.
- Healthy food during the tour.
- Bikes in perfect shape, helmet and gloves.
- Extra sports drinks.
- Personal expenses.