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Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve

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Private Tour: Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve from Quito
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“cloud forest” (17 reviews)
“cable car” (6 reviews)
Mindo, Ecuador
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We spent half a day walking around bird and flower watching in this wonderful natural park in Mindo. Things change rapidly from sun, to low clouds to rain to rainbows. Loved it but wear hiking gear

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cloud forest is really nice for hiking from one waterfall to the next one. You can spend a few hours here. I would just skip the teleferico since it is really expensive for a 45 second-ride

Thank MGO99
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Mid September. Low season. Limited crowd. It was beautiful to be in this calming community & forest. Nothing is fully developed, which made this area welcoming. Forest, birds, butterflies, lizard, and other (you don't want to see). Wear pants in the area with swimming suits...More

Thank seekers38
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The mindo cloud forest is an absolutely beautiful place if you like nature-related things. The activities offered are quite extensive compared to the rest of Ecuador but will keep you occupied for about 2 days... Highly recommendable are the waterfalls (with the Tabateria), the night...More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The whole area around Mindo is in gorgeous cloudforest. You can and should hire local guides like Julia Patinho or her sister, or the owner of the BioHostal Mindo, a simple clean convenient place in Mindo that now serves food, I understand.

Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

One must understand the difference between a canopy and a true jungle. This is a remarkable place to see in a modern world. The sounds and sights are marvelous. There is an opportunity to see beautiful birds and flowers and animals. There is the river...More

Thank Rose M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

You pay $5 to take the cable care (tarabita) to take you to the beginning of the hike. The trail is easy, I think between 5-7 kms only and it goes down all the way to the bottom of the trail where a few waterfall...More

Thank Indiana_Jonesse
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were staying in Quito and did a day tour to Mindo. It was a long drive, especially with kids, but we enjoyed the hike and swam in the river. Fun bridge to cross with great photo opportunities. Make sure you take your swimsuits and...More

Thank ErinIdaho
Reviewed 7 June 2017

A rich type of forest with extensive bird life, other animals and plants, is realtive easy accesible. Even in a day visit you can get a reasonable impression of this kind of habitat. Recommendation is to hire a guide for bird-watching, but you need to...More

Thank ArcticVision
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The drive to the Forrest area is quite twisty and mountainous but very worth the trip. It's about 2 hours from downtown Quito. Our guide for the day was Lincoln Jabra and he made the trip a fantastic one! We would highly recommend having a...More

Thank Ashley W
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14 May 2015|
Response from Annie M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We are a mature couple. We visited Mindo without a guide. Sorted ourselves out once there and didn't feel we needed a guide. Hopped on a bus in Quito and stayed for 4 days. Loved it. Hope you do.