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Private Full-Day Mindo Cloud Forest, Butterfly Farm, and Chocolate Tour from Quito

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Mindo, just two hours from Quito, is in a biodiverse cloud forest that's home to hundreds of species of birds and butterflies. This full-day tour with a private driver and guide includes a visit to a butterfly farm and a tour of a chocolate factory plus one other eco-adventure of your choosing, including ziplining, hiking, or an orchid farm visit, for a customized experience.
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    Itinerary
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    Stop At: Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo Ecuador

    ubicado a dos horas de la ciudad de Quito se encuentra el precioso bosque nublado de Mindo, refugio de una gran diverisidad de coloridas aves , mamiferos, y un gran numero de animales, lugar magico donde disfrutaremos de caminatas paisajes e interesantes visitas.

    located two hours from the city of Quito is the beautiful cloud forest of Mindo, refuge of a great diverism of colorful birds, mammals, and a large number of animals, magical place where we will enjoy hiking landscapes and interesting visits

    Duration: 9 hours

    Stop At: Mariposas de Mindo - Butterfly Garden, Mindo Sector la Yaguira a 2km del pueblo de Mindo, Mindo Ecuador

    un hermosos lugar para ver diferentes tipos de mariposas de bosque nublado

    a beautiful place to see different types of cloudy forest butterflies

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Pass By: Rio Bravo Reserve, Cordillera de San Lorenzo Via Cascadas El Nambillo, Mindo Ecuador

    pasaremos muy cerca a la reserva de rio Bravo aunque no esta en la visita programada
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    the pick up Will be from your hotel and at the end of the tour we drop you off at your hotel
    Departure Time
    8:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point. Other drop-off points may have an extra charge.
    Inclusions
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Private tour
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off from/to centrally located hotels in Quito
    • Professional bilingual Guide
    • Bottle of purified water
    Exclusions
    • Entrance fee Butterfly Farm $7,50 per person, Chocolate Factory Tour $10 per person, Mindo Canopy $15 per person, Orchid Farm $6. (Subject to change without prior notice)
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips
    • Personal expenses
    • Hotel pick-off and drop-off outside of the city. The extra cost can range from $30 till $70 depending on the number of passengers and location
    • Entry/Admission - Mariposas de Mindo - Butterfly Garden
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Recommended minimum age is 12 years
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • The amount of walking depends on the chosen activities
    • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
    • Operates in all weather conditions, weather may vary please dress appropriately
    • You are allowed to bring your own food and drinks. We can recommend you a good place to have lunch
    • At the time of booking, please inform the name of your hotel, or the name of the hotel near your location
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    This was the first time in Ecuador for my traveling partner and I felt that our guide Christian did a wonderful job. He was so informative and friendly and a good driver to boot. It is quite a drive to Mindo and we stopped on the way to see the crater which was an interesting
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    My wife and I left from east side of Quito. Christian was prompt, courteous and excited to show us Mindo. He loves the area and his job. Nicest guy. Super accommodating. Has good relationships with the locals in Mindo. We enjoyed the place so much more with his introductions and
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    We had a good day in Mindo and the guide was a nice guy, but comparing to other tours we went to it felt like we overpaid massively. Andean Roots offers little compering to other tour operators, you can hire a driver for a day and get the same experience.
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    Marco was great! He took us to Mindo for hiking, ziplining, and a tour of the chocolate factory. If it hadn't been raining we would also have stopped by the butterfly garden. Since we had extra time, he took us to Mitad del Mundo. He was extremely flexible and accommodating to
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    We could not have asked more from this tour! Christian was very knowledgeable and his excitement for ECUADOR, the birds, butterflies, and Mindo was contagious! The zip line was incredible and the guides went out of their way to make this the best experience! The chocolate
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    About the operator
    By: Andean Roots Travel Agency
    32 reviews
    NMCoffeeLover
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    410
    A wonderful visit to the cloud forest and more!
    This was the first time in Ecuador for my traveling partner and I felt that our guide Christian did a wonderful
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    NBEcuador
    10
    Mindo - private day tour with Christian
    My wife and I left from east side of Quito. Christian was prompt, courteous and excited to show us Mindo. He loves
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    Marta O
    London, United Kingdom
    10735
    Poor value for money
    We had a good day in Mindo and the guide was a nice guy, but comparing to other tours we went to it felt like we
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    pthai83
    10
    Great guide
    Marco was great! He took us to Mindo for hiking, ziplining, and a tour of the chocolate factory. If it hadn't been
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    margot c
    Valatie, New York
    84
    First Time in Ecuador
    Don’t go without Andean Roots! We had the best possible trip because every detail was considered by this
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    kholum
    11
    Exceptional Tour Operator
    My husband and I hired Andean Roots Travel to design and lead a 4-day private tour for our group of 8 friends. We
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    Leonard B
    20
    The best
    I am a moderately experienced traveler, who recently was guided through a few days in the Andes by David of Andean
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    GWK66
    10
    Ecuador 3-day private tour
    We had the luxury of a private tour with just our four couples. Our tour guide and driver provided exquisite
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    Navigate726260
    102
    Amazing!
    We could not have asked more from this tour! Christian was very knowledgeable and his excitement for ECUADOR, the
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    BillC3333
    Panama
    184
    Excellect guide
    We took a half day tour to get introduced to the historic area of Quito. Christian is a great guide. He showed
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    Marilyn M
    Massachusetts
    16117
    The Middle of the World
    What a fun place to visit while in Ecuador. We already knew a lot of the history around this part of the world,
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    andy l
    Darlington, United Kingdom
    4514
    hidden gem
    make sure you go to the right venue this 1 is fun and interesting there is another tourist version, i paid only 4
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    Keukgirl
    Colorado Springs, Colorado
    81
    Private tour to Quilotoa
    We drove from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa. The car was nice and clean. The driver was lovely, but not fluent in
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    GDright
    Boulder City, Nevada
    92
    As informative as a page in Lonely Planet
    Disappointing and expensive. Our guide showed up dressed in a white t-shirt, barely recognizable from a backyard
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    BSBtraveller
    Melbourne, Australia
    269166
    Well organised.
    I arranged this trip online from Australia. Maria was very easy to deal with and extremely responsive. My only
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