Mindo Lush Highlights 1/3
Cloud forest & Orchids
Mindo Cloud forest sets the perfect environment for an incredible amount of vegetation and orchids to blossom, with an ongoing moist climate characterized by fog, a cloudy atmosphere that continuously nurtures its surrounding vegetation. Cloud forests in general hold a high percentage of endemic plants and Mindo is no exception – a variety of orchids with different colors and shapes are found in orchid gardens and out in the open throughout Mindo, truly a magical place.
Mindo Lush Highlights 2/3
Hummingbirds & Other Birds
Mindo is a small little town full of life mainly for the impressive amount of bird species and hummingbirds – over 450 species of birds and hundreds of hummingbirds, many of them being endemic; a birding paradise without a doubt. During your hikes in the forest you will hear them chirping and easily spot them in your surroundings.
Mindo Lush Highlights 3/3
Butterfly's & Cascades
Butterfly farms will allow you to observe many different species of butterflies, varying in shape; colors and sizes. If timing is in your favor your will be able to witness all four stages in their life cycle, from egg shapes to caterpillars, pupae’s and full grown adult butterflies. Cascades sanctuary is found in Bosque Protector Mindo-Nambillo, a cable car over the tree tops will allow you to follow easy going trails leading to an impressive amount of cascades in the midst of calm, green lush vegetation.
Certified tours by local authorities, compliant with local regulations.
Programs are private by default with certified English speaking driver-guides.
Order of activities are not fixed & might change to optimize your experience.
Activities may be replaced/changed if they can be arranged in the allotted time.
- Bathing suit & towel
- Sport or trekking shoes
- Light clothing & rainproof jacket
- High factor sun block cream or gel
- Bottled water to carry with you in tour
- Digital camera or mobile phone
- Cash for souvenirs, meals & tipping
- Backpack to carry personal belongings
- UV400 sunglasses with 100% UVB block
- Passport copy, keep original stored in hotel
Children discount: 50%
Children minimum age: 6 years
Restrictions: Accompanied with 2 adults
Discount & restrictions subject to change
Please check our terms and conditions for a full breakdown of applicable clauses that apply for day tour bookings.