Mindo is a mountain area watershed or landmark, located at the western side of the Ecuadorian Andes. Here, two of the most bio-diverse eco regions in the world meet the Chocoan Lowlands and the Tropical Andes. This private tour is recommended for all types of adventurous travelers. Below you’ll find our standard itinerary, this is a private tour, which you can modify to your own preferences. You can choose to do an additional chocolate tour, to go tubing in the river (cold water!), to visit a butterfly farm and much more! A hotel pick up and drop off is included.
First you will be picked up in your hotel in Quito. Then you will be transported to the north of the province until you reach Mindo town. Your first activity it a taste of coffee and delicious brownie at chocolate factory Quetzal with the possibility of taking a little tour and discover the traditional chocolate process. Next stop get ready for a fun ride in the extreme "Canopy" lines. Once you finish you'll have time for a delicious traditional lunch. The last stop on the way back to Quito is a visit to the Intiñan museum on the “Mitad del Mundo” (Equator). Here your will appreciate the peculiar and test of the Earth's magnetism forces and the Coriolis effect. 7:00am: Pick-up at hotel in Quito and start driving to Mindo 9:30am: Coffee and delicious brownie at chocolate factory Quetzal (chocolate tour optional) 11:00am: Canopy tour (10 lines) 1:00pm: Lunch at a local restaurant 4:00pm: Visit to the Intiñan museum, located 200 meters from the Middle of the World (equator). 6:00pm: Back in Quito