Mindo – The Cloud Forest – 3 Days 2 Nights
DAY 1: QUITO TO MINDO – MARIPOSARIO – CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Pick up at the hotel in Quito. We´ll go by private transportation to the cloud forest and enjoy the beautiful nature of Mindo.
Check in at hotel in Mindo.
We start the day with a visit at the lookout point of the volcano Pululahua and continue our way to the village of Mindo. There we will visit the «mariposario», a place where we can observe a big variety of butterflies. After a lunch break, we have the opportunity of visit a Chocolate Factory where we learn a lot about the chocolate processing and the harvest of the cacao bean. After enjoying a delicious brownie or a hot chocolate. Return to the hotel.
DAY 2: THE SANCTUARY OF WATERFALLS AND TARABITA – TUBING
After breakfast we´ll visit the Sanctuary of Waterfalls in the Mindo Nambillo Ecological Reserve. At this attraction, a brief cable car (tarabita) ride takes you above the breathtaking scenery. The tarabita (cable car) was built to help travelers soaring 150 meters above ground. We´ll travel between mountain and treetops, stopping at the falls entrances and begins the walk towards the Nambillo waterfall (15 minutes) magnificent for swimming and photography. Next, take 30 minutes walking detour that leads to the Sanctuary of waterfalls which includes 60 minutes, walk in virgin forest and allows to reach the best of all waterfalls. After lunch the adventure continues, Mindo has several rivers running through the cloud forest, with semi rapids waters that allow to embark on a buoy and be dragged for miles down the river, tubing is an amazing adventure and we´ll enjoy intense emotions and adrenaline. Return to the hotel.
DAY 3: FREE MORNING + MIDLE OF THE WORLD (Optional) + RETURN TO QUITO
Early in the morning we go to the cloud forest to the birdwatching hummingbirds, toucans, etc.
After this we have time off to enjoy popular activities in the region like a Canopy (zip line) or rent a bike and explore the whole town of Mindo and its surrounding (this activities aren´t included). Other option is relaxing in the hostel. After lunch return to Quito, in the way we´ll visit the Middle of The World (optional). Arrive in Quito at 16:00
- Guide / Driver bilingual (English & Spanish)
- Private transportation
- Accommodation hotel – Tourist superior
- Breakfast per night of lodging
- Dinner every day
- Entrance fee to the activities
- Described activities in the itinerary
- 24/7 support
- Lunch and drinks
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses & tips
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