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Address: Mindo, Ecuador
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+593 98 619 3500
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Discover the Nature wonders just 2 hours drive from Quito, you can visit...

Discover the Nature wonders just 2 hours drive from Quito, you can visit here on a day trip or stay overnight at one of the several confortable lodges in the town. Richard Hernandez takes you to different attractions like Pahuma orchid reserve,butterfly garden,cable car, hike to hidden waterfalls, birdwatching spots.Highly recommended for Nature Lovers. MINDO CLOUD FOREST

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Private Mindo Cloud Forest Tour Including a Chocolate Factory Visit from Quito
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Mindo Birdwatching Tour

Richard is an outstanding guide, host and person. He is extremely knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of this fascinating cloud forest. He's personable, has excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steven W
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Tumwater, Washington, United States
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Tumwater, Washington, United States
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Richard is an outstanding guide, host and person. He is extremely knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of this fascinating cloud forest. He's personable, has excellent English and is flexible about adapting his tours to the needs/interests of the clients. We were picked up in Quito and spent a long day in Mindo and returned to the hotel late afternoon.... More 

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Reviewed 28 December 2016

About Richard: My husband and I visited the Mindo Cloud Forest with Richard. He was very knowledgable and an excellent naturalist and guide. He gave us information throughout the trip not just about the flora and fauna of the cloud forest but also about historical facts around the area. He was very easy to communicate with and we felt a... More 

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Vancouver
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

If you are looking for someone who is passionate about the cloud forest and birds then Richard is your guy. He provided us with detailed information on what to wear and what to bring on the tour, called the day prior to confirm all of our arrangements and picked us up at our hostal on time. The drive to Mindo... More 

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Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

I was in Ecuador for a first time visit and wanted to visit Mindo based on the experience of others and was fortunate to learn of Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, and even though I inquired only a few days in advance, Richard Hernandez was still able to arrange a tour for me. Richard picked me up at my hotel... More 

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2 Thank louiscfl27
HernandezRichard, Owner at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this review

I sincerely appreciate you have taken a time to share your experience in the Cloud Forest. Thank you very much for your visit ! I hope to see you again. More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Best trip ever. Great tour guide. Long drive but well worth the trip and outstanding views. Highly recommend the zip lining and especially the tubing. Fabulous fun and finished the day with tour and visit to chocolate factory. Great lunch, beer and best brownies ever! Gift shop there was awesome. Some of the best chocolate ever!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

I did a day tour to the cloud Forrest and Mindo and it was very nice. Richard is very nice and knowledgable. I feel that I learned a lot. Mindo and the cloud forest are definitely worth a visit. They are not to far from Quito. I would highly recommend a tour with Richard.

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HernandezRichard, Owner at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this review

It was a pleasure to have you here in the Cloud Forest. Thank you very much for your visit. More 

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I highly recommend Richard's tour of the Cloud Forest. In addition to being a wonderful guide, a knowledgeable naturalist, and a great driver - he was also wonderful company and a great presence on our trip. He is very flexible on customizing the trip to make it catered to your interests. Highlights include the butterfly garden, zip lining through the... More 

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HernandezRichard, Owner at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this review

I appreciate very much your visit. Thank you for letting me be your guide in Mindo Cloud Forest. Muchas gracias por tu visita! More 

Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016

We saw 30 different humming birds, and numerous other birds. Richard Hernandez was very knowledgeable and knew were to find the birds, His English was excellent. I would highly recommend him for your bird watching tour. We took the Choco Birding day tour His price was very reasonable.

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HernandezRichard, Owner at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this review

It is very nice to know that you enjoyed the wonders of the cloud forest. Thank you very much for your worth visit. More 

Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016

I was in Ecuador doing biological research, and had a free day to explore. I was fortunate to find Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, and even though I inquired only one day in advance, Richard Hernandez was still able to arrange a tour for me. Richard picked me up at my hotel in Quito, and we immediately drove to see... More 

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HernandezRichard, Owner at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this review

I am so glad to hear that you had a great visit of the Cloudforest. Thank you so much! More 

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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Richard Hernandez picked us up from our hotel in Quito and drove us to the Pululuhua crater to take some pictures of the houses and farms inside the crater and then a quick trip through the shops. Our next stop was in the Mindo cloud forest where we hiked for about an hour to a waterfall and then back. Along... More 

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HernandezRichard, Owner at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit of the Cloud forest and let me share with you what I love. I appreciate your worth value interest in nature. Kindly Richard Hernandez More 

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