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Mindo Cloud Forest, Hummingbirds Sanctuary & Waterfalls/Full-Day from Quito

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    El Pahuma Orchid Reserve
    Stop: 2 hours - Admission included
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    Alambi Reserve
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve
    Stop: 3 minutes -
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotels pick up / drop off outside has an extra charge
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from/to hotels in Quito
    • Transport by private transportation
    • Professional certified English / Spanish speaking guide
    • Entrance fee to the waterfalls waterfalls
    • Entrance fee to Alambi Hummingbirds Santuary
    • Entry/Admission - El Pahuma Orchid Reserve
    • Entry/Admission - Alambi Reserve
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Optional activities (Canopy USD$20, Bird watching with a expert bird guide US$60) UPON REQUEST
    • Hotel pickup and drop off outside of the city has an extra charge
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
    • Minimum numbers apply only in small group departures. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Bird watching tour: Please send us a request for early departure in a private tour with minimun two passengers
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Diego is a VERY engaging and knowledgeable guide. He explained many things about living in Equador, its people, schools, housing, immigration issues and the topography of the country. It gave us a knowledge base to ask questions of other guides. It’s a LONG trip (2.5-3 hours)
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    I had a group tour booked, but the company called the night before to let me know there was no group availability, and to offer me other options. I chose to splurge on the private tour and I'm glad I did. Raoul, my personal driver and guide, was excellent company, and very
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    Response from LatinAdventures, Gerente at Mindo Cloud Forest, Hummingbirds Sanctuary & Waterfalls/Full-Day from Quito
    Responded 14 May 2019
    Thanks for your review Mary, The benefit of the personalized tour allows you to choose your activities and build your itinerary. We are glad you enjoyed this experience with our guide. A hug,
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    Can customize your own trip. Very friendly and accomodating. Speaks excellent english. take one day to do the forest and world center on the equator and tyhen take most of a day for Quito downtown/old town.
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    Response from LatinAdventures, Gerente at Mindo Cloud Forest, Hummingbirds Sanctuary & Waterfalls/Full-Day from Quito
    Responded 19 May 2019
    Dear traveler, Thank you for choosing us and we hope to travel soon again. Hugs,
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    If you want to see any birds other than hummingbirds in someone's backyard, take a crack of dawn birder tour. Lesson learned for me. Our guide was very nice and competent but it was honestly a long van ride and a brutal hike to a single waterfall that wasn't spectacular.
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    Response from Dante G, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest, Hummingbirds Sanctuary & Waterfalls/Full-Day from Quito
    Responded 14 May 2018
    Dear Customer, Thanks for your comment. It will help other visitors to know more about the activities and what we do and service. Mindo Cloud Forest is know because of the birds. Everybody knows that. If visitors want to see birds it must start around 6:00 am in the morning in some particular areas of the reserve in Mindo. It means that we must depart from Quito at 4:00 am ( Visitors should send us a special request, and must pay extra $50,00 for the birding guide) Our small groups departure is around 8.00 from Quito. Mindo offers several options of activities like Zip Line, tubbing, butterflies, hummingbirds, chocolate tour, orchids, waterfalls etc... because of the distance ( 2 hours away from Quito) we have time to do only 3 or maximun 4 activities in a day. Restaurants: we suggest 2 options. Quetzal which cost average is $8 - $15,00 American dollars each dish or a cheaper one from $5 - $8,00 dollars ( El Chef) but finally customers take the decision. Our tours are small group tours from 2 - 12 passengers but most of the time is less than 12 pax. Waterfalls in Mindo. it takes only 25 minutes each way ( Nambillo Waterfall) you took that day. We ussually do this hike because of the time. Note: If customers go to Mindo trying to find the 600 species of birds in a day is imposible!! You must send a special request to leave from Quito at 4:00 am in a Private tour!!! In a birding tour we can see from 30 to 70 species of birds!! Probably is a good idea take 2 days trip in Mindo to enjoy more from this reserve. Many thanks Regards
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    I really enjoyed this tour. Francisco, our guide was very knowledgeable and helpful. Since there were only 2 of us in the tour, he was very flexible and made sure we had time to do all the activities we wanted to do. We did a lot in one day: Mindo cloud forest hike, zip linking,
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    Response from Dante G, Manager at Mindo Cloud Forest, Hummingbirds Sanctuary & Waterfalls/Full-Day from Quito
    Responded 12 Nov 2018
    Dear Hira, Thank you for taking the time to write a review for us! We really appreciate it. We are happy you enjoyed the company and the shared knowledge of our guide Francisco! All the best... LA team
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    By: Latin Adventures
    325 reviews
    751zud
    San Diego, California
    50
    Georgeous lagoon
    The trip to the Quilotoa lagoon was amazing. The ride is a little bit long (approximately 3 hours from Quito) and
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    751zud
    San Diego, California
    50
    Great way to hit the main spots in Quito!
    This was a great day tour of Quito. Started with the visit to the Pululahua crater for some great views. Followed
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    Claytonweme
    20
    Fun, customizable trip
    Oscar is a great guide. At the end of our tour I asked if I could see the statue of Mary. He took me every though
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    KarMG
    Mexico, Missouri
    50
    Bad experience and would not recommend Latin Adventures services
    I hired Latin Adventures for a 4 day trip to the Amazon (Cuyabeno river), and even though the place and the
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    tallawah777z
    Toronto, Canada
    1010
    A very enjoyable day
    This is an excellent day tour in Quito, including the "Middle of the world", the cable car (Teleferico) to the top
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    ChaseF6
    10
    Great Tour with an Awesome Guide
    Diego, our guide, was fantastic. The tour was exactly what we were looking for and gave us a good intro to Old
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    Joyce A
    10
    Awesome tour!
    Fantastic tour. Excellent guide and very comfortable and private transportation. Jimena our tour guide is a very
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    SusyD105
    Springville, Utah
    50
    Good tour
    We had Diego for our tour guide he was very knowledgeable and informative and we gave us the options to do what we
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    Mattdg1105
    10
    Quilotoa experience was breath-taking
    Quilotoa is so amazing. I would recommend this tour to everyone. We had a great time with the group. Out guide was
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    H6729QBpaular
    10
    Cotopaxi, Quilotoa & Banos- November 2019
    l just came back a few days ago from Ecuador! I had the pleasure of having to meet my guide Diego C. He was
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    laurafk4411
    Quito, Ecuador
    10
    Excellent tour
    Diego, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable and engaging. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I truly
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    eibhlin89
    Ireland
    10
    4 day Andes tour
    We did the 4 day tour with Diego as our guide. He was really fantastic. Firstly he was an excellent driver, he had
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    michael_atack78
    Jacksonville, Florida
    5912
    Great combo tour
    We did three things around Quito - the cable car up to the cloud forest, the middle of the world and then old
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    Charles C H
    10
    Full Day Quito City Tour Including Teleférico and Mitad del Mundo
    We have a good & informative tour with the local guide. The tour to Midad del Munro is very memorable &
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    icreatestuff
    Cologne, Germany
    41
    Quito Tour
    I had a good time on the tour despite the 1st day of protests in Quito. Our driver and tour guide managed us
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