Trip Summary

Mindo is a small town set amidst a landscape of lush green mountains, crystalline rivers & waterfalls, and pristine nature. It is widely recognized as a center for both nature immersion and adventure activities.


Some of the activities / visits that you can choose to include in your full day itinerary are:

  • Nature activities
    • Enter the magical world of the butterfly farm, where a myriad of species flutter gently around you, and you can even hold one on your finger!
    • Visit an orchid farm to see a selection of the colorful blooms on display.
    • >Marvel at the amazing hummingbirds as they drink nectar at feeders.
    • Trek through the cloud forest to picturesque waterfalls, where you can also take a dip.
    • Learn how to make chocolate at the ever-popular Mindo chocolate workshop.
  • Adventure activities
    • Whizz through the tree canopy along a network of zip-lines between towers high in the forest.
    • Floating down the river in a giant inner-tube (rubber ring), the level of adrenalin depends on the water level.

Additional Information

  • This tour is available 7 days a week, 365 days per year.
  • Timing: 08:00 – 16:30.
  • The places that you visit are flexible. The itinerary can be adapted directly with your guide, depending on your interests. Timings are referencial only, and subject to change.
  • We recommend booking day tours at least one week in advance, to ensure that a guide is available for you, and the trip booking & organization can be done smoothly.
  • Note: You have the flexibility to tailor your itinerary together with your guide, but it is not possible to include all of these visits into one day.




  • Return transport to / from your Quito city hotel
  • Licensed English-speaking guide


  • Meals
  • Entry Fees / activity costs
  • Transport to/from Quito airport or the valley area, this costs a little extra, please let us know in advance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Tips (Optional)

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