Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve, Mindo

(4.9/5 based on 75+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This was by far the best bird diversity site I visited during 5 days birding around mindo. If you get tired of walking the trails the bird feeders provide great hummingbird numbers.  more »
  • It more than two hours hour trip from Quito by car. You have a very nice scenery after you have left the city, partly in the cloud forest itself. The cable car tour in the tree tops was short but fasc...  more »
  • The cloud forest is an amazing, calm place. Perfect for hiking and for nature lovers. You can visit 7 waterfalls quite easily. We have visited 6 of them and spent approx 4 hours in the forest.  more »