Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo

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Lush rolling mountainsides and wispy clouds set a surreal scene at Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve. This nature reserve provides a more accessible counterpart to the nearby rainforests, while still brimming with many bird species, orchids, butterflies, waterfalls, ferns, and lush green vegetation. The reserve also offers many activities, including hiking, rappelling, tubing, mountain biking, canyoning, and ziplining. The warm, wet cloud forest (also known as a fog forest) also has lots of insects, so don't forget insect repellant and waterproof clothing. Consider exploring the reserve with the help of a local guide for the fullest experience. Plan your visit to Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mindo tour planner.
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  • 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...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • Pay for the cabalgata tour in the Mindo Canopy. I also recommend hiking about 10k to the cascada in the canopy and stopping along the way at the bird reserve for hummingbirds.  more »