Nestled on the western side of the Ecuadorian Andes, Mindo is an idyllic mountain area where the Chocoan Lowlands and the Tropical Andes, two of the world’s most bio-diverse ecoregions, converge. Delight in a customizable private tour tailored to your preferences, recommended for adventurous souls. Explore our standard itinerary, or opt for an additional chocolate tour, river tubing (brace for cold waters!), a visit to a butterfly farm, and more! Benefit from inclusive hotel pick-up and drop-off. Immerse yourself in the captivating Cloud Forest on this Mindo Tour. Activities are at your discretion. Rebecca Adventure Travel presents exceptional day tours in the Quito region, featuring shared and private options. Explore our Ecuador highlight tours for diverse Quito-based tour alternatives.
Native Bird-WatchingUpon arrival to Mindo, enjoy fresh coffee while watching endemic bird species of Mindo swoop in and out right in front of you.
Butterfly Adventure Discover vibrant winged wonders in Mindo's Butterfly Farm, an enchanting experience amidst Ecuador's lush biodiversity.
Cloud ForestDiscover the Cloud Forest in Mindo and see lots of butterflies and hummingbirds.
Mindo Cloud Forest Adventure
7:00 – Pick up at the hotel in Quito and start driving to Mindo. 9:30 – Coffee and bird watching 10:30 a.m. – Waterfall Hike 1:00 p.m. – Local lunch 2:00 p.m. – Butterfly farm (Or your choice of tubing or zip-lining with additional cost) 4:00 p.m. – Return to Quito 6:00 p.m. – Back in Quito *Note: All hours are approximate, except for the starting time.
+ Additional food or beverages.
+ Personal health & travel insurance.
+ Optional tips for the guide.
Prices for 2025 are subject to change.
Complimentary transportation, including pick-up and drop-off at your chosen Quito hotel, is provided; however, an additional $40 round-trip fee is applicable for hotels outside the Quito Urban Zone, such as those in the valleys, Tababela, or near the airport, payable directly to the driver.
This is a private tour that you can modify to your preferences. You can choose to do the following tours according to time and weather and guide suggestions: Chocolate tour, river tubing, butterfly farm, or ziplining. Each of these activities has an additional cost.
Time Disclaimer: For an optimal experience, it’s advised to commence this private tour by 07:00 A.M. to ensure a leisurely pace and avoid potential activity disruptions caused by traffic or unforeseen circumstances with later departure times.
Essential items to bring include comfortable and lightweight clothing (with a jacket as a precaution), water, sunblock, sunglasses, and your passport.
If you would like to change activities or restaurants, please let us know, the tours are completely customizable.
Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precautions to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat street food, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
Rebecca Adventure Travel and the respective cruise operator reserve the right to change the itinerary without prior notice due to weather conditions, availability, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
ADVANTAGES OF BOOKING WITH REBECCA ADVENTURE TRAVEL
Authenticity: Rebecca Adventure Travel offers unique and authentic experiences. All tours are personally selected by Rebecca, which guarantees authentic hotels (preferably family-owned), high-quality tours, great service, and, last but not least, value for money.
Tailor-made design: Whether travelers prefer a Galapagos island-hopping tour, a cruise, or a tailor-made tour of Ecuador, our local and international destination experts use their own travel experiences to create the right travel plan for every traveler.
Safety & 24/7 assistance: Rebecca Adventure Travel possesses all official tour operating insurance up to EUR 3 million. The team can be reached 24/7 for emergencies, by phone, e-mail, Skype, and WhatsApp. This service is available in English, Spanish, and Dutch!
Face-to-face assistance throughout your travels: Although online communication is essential, in-person service is very important, too. This is why travelers can get face-to-face travel advice at the Travel Concept Store in Zutphen, Netherlands. During your trip, there will be local personal hostesses at each destination, e.g., the Galapagos Islands.
Zero credit card fee: For guests who book a cruise with Rebecca Adventure Travel, there is no extra charge for credit card payment.