Mindo Zip Lining, Butterfly Farm and The Hummingbirds Shared Tour from Quito
Mindo is a watershed mountain area located at the western side of the Ecuadorian Andes, where two of the most bio-diverse Eco-regions in the world meet, the Chocoan lowlands and the Tropical Andes. This tour is recommended for all types of adventurous travelers. Mindo is an exotic cloud forest area, here you will find a mixture of flora and fauna excursions, as well as, exiting adventure activities, like a visit to the Butterfly Farm, The Hummingbirds feeders, "Tarabita" trip and Canopy (Zip Lining). Get ready to explore and be amazed in Mindo's magical experience.
First you will be picked up in a centric location, The Plaza Foch (Reina Victoria and Mariscal Foch st.). Then you will be transported to the north of the province until you reach the Butterfly Farm. Here you will be able to spot a beautiful and colorful display of butterflies. Next stop Mindo's town and then head to the "Tarabita" and Canopy (Zip Lining) activities. Once you are finished with this two extreme experiences will be time for a delicious traditional lunch.
The last stop before going back to Quito is the magical Hummingbirds feeders, here your will appreciate the peculiar and marvelous Humming Birds.
6:50am Leave from Plaza Foch in Quito at 6:50am or from The “Old Town” location at 6:20am for transport to Mindo.
9:00am Butterfly farm visit (own expense)
10:00am: "Tarabita" ride and waterfall walking (own expense)
12:00 Canopy (3 lines $ 8), (10 lines $ 20)
3:00pm: Visit to the Hummingbird feeders (own expense)
4:00pm: Return to Quito