Mindo Cloud forest day tours



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mindo cloud forest

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Ecological concern:
- Please avoid to buy Insect Spray repellent buy an atomizer. The use of CFC (Chlorofluorocarbon) contributes to ozone depletion in the upper atmosphere.

- When buying plastic bottle water of 500ml we contribute of use of too much plastic. Please try to buy bottles of 1 or 2 liters or bring your own water bottle to refill it, camelback, etc.

- For night excursions please avoid using too many flush lights (share it) that requires batteries and it might contain mercury.

- Avoid as much as possible the use of flush while taking bird photos.

- Please let’s Leave No Trace

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mindo tubing canyoning zip line

Mindo full day adventure - Mindo tubing, Mindo canyoning and Mindo zip line.

Specially designed for people with interest in outdoor sports. Specialized adventure local guides will assist in all of the offered activities..



Mindo full day tour - Mindo butterfly farm

Best butterfly breeding farm to learn the different stages of the butterfly metamorphosis and enough chance to enjoy its garden.


Mindo tour package - viewpoints

Early in the morning at the crater view to let you enjoy the views from up there before heading to Mindo.




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Welcome to Mindo Cloud Forest "private tours"

VISIT THE SUBTLE BEAUTY OF the Western slopes of the Andes in Mindo Ecuador.


Richard Hernandez the highly recommended naturalist on TripAdvisor is delighted to have you here in his official site amid to the  nature wonders, at one of the few nature refuges with high endemic species.Just nature and nature, off the beaten path ... contact us


You will be amazed by the immense bird species (excellent for bird photography), orchids, butterflies, ferns, lash green vegetation and well marked trails for discovering the Cloudforest wonders. Educational nature tours or easy to moderate hikes into the different cloudforest private reserves located only 52 kilometers ( 33 miles) northwest from Quito.




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Mindo weather

  • July through October are the busiest months for tourism.  Mindo will often be packed with quiteños who are looking for a nature getaway from the city life on weekends. The climate in Mindo is warmer and wetter than it is in Quito. Throughout the year, temperatures hang around 15ºC–24ºC (60ºF–75ºF). Mindo has ATMs!

  • About Mindo Cloud Forest - Richard Hernandez the highly recommended naturalist on TripAdvisor.


    Contact here to Richard Hernandez as your private naturalist guide for Mindo Cloud Forest. Natural history, birding and/or hiking tours from Quito to the Bioregion of Choco in Mindo area on the Andean cloudforest. It is one of the most visited cloud forests in Ecuador is the natural Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve Protected Forest 19,537 hectares (48,267 acres), ranging from 1,400 to 4,720m with temperature from 6 to 22 centigrades. Hundreds of bird species (380 species) recorded here. The town of Mindo is approximately 100 kilometers (62 miles) from Quito, you can visit here on a Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours Ecuador or stay overnight at one of the several confortable lodges in the town. Mindo has tourist attractions like tubing, orchids, butterfly gardens, bird tours, cable car, waterfalls. Easy access to different private reserves in the cloud forest area. Highly recommended for Nature Lovers.

  • What to do in Mindo Cloud Forest?

    In addition to birdwatching in Mindo, Mindo has many other activities to keep nature lovers occupied. The green, lush landscapes are punctuated by nature trails, freshwater rivers and waterfalls, which can be explored by foot ... read more