When to go
The best time to visit Mindo is the dry winter season: June to September.
What to do
- Birdwatching tours
- Visit the Ecological Reserve Pachijal
- Photography tours
- El Quetzal Chocolate Making Tour
- Observation tower
- Night walks
- Visit one of the orchid farms
- Visit the waterfalls
Mindo is a small town in the Andean foothills of Ecuador (about 2hrs from Quito by car). Set in beautiful cloud-forest, it attracts birdwatchers first and foremost, but also has attractions for other tourists.
Mindo is located to the north west of Quito and is surrounded by the Mindo-Nambillo Cloud Forest; the forest is home to hundreds of species of birds, many of which are in danger of extinction.
SECRETS OF ECUADOR
Duration: 6 Nights
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