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Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours

Mindo, Ecuador
+593 98 619 3500
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Private Mindo Cloud Forest Tour Including a Chocolate Factory Visit from Quito
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Discover the Nature wonders just 2 hours drive from Quito, you can visit here on a day trip or stay overnight at one of the several confortable lodges. Richard Hernandez takes you to different attractions like orchid reserves, butterfly garden,cable car, hikes to hidden waterfalls, birdwatching spots.Highly recommended for Nature Lovers. MINDO CLOUD FOREST
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"flora and fauna"
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"bird reserve"
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"cloud forest"
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"chocolate factory"
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"personable tour guide"
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"his enthusiasm"
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"cable car"
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"an excellent guide"
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"quick trip"
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"spotting birds"
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"butterfly farm"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked a private tour with Richard Hernandez for the Mindo Cloud Forest and my wife and I had an amazing time. He took us to a little seen waterfall (unlike other tour companies) that was prefaced by a beautiful hike up pristine lush paths with...More

Thank John B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd gone with Richard Hernandez on a day trip and were happy to book 2 days and an overnight with this - now I have to say - friend. His enthusiasm for nature and for the accomplighments of the people in Mindo sold us. He...More

Thank marysam365
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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It is always my pleasure. Thank you for letting be your guide. Gracias for your worth visit. Please come back, here you already have a friend. Sincerely thank you so much.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The people, the forests, the weather, the town, the birds....all is amazing at Mindo. It is not far from Quito and a bit hidden but worth the drive. All the places are moderately price and cozy, picturesque. If you wake up early enough you are...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Our family of 4, 2 adults and 2 teenagers, had a wonderful time doing the adventure day in the Mindo Cloud forest with Richard. Richard made the logistics very easy. He picked us up at our hotel in Quito. He spoke English extremely well. He...More

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

For our first visit to Ecuador (Quito), we booked a private tour of the Mindo Cloud Forest. Before our arrival, Richard was very responsive to our questions (via email) and prepared an itinerary that met our expectations. Our day trip included a pick up by...More

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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

Thank you for visiting Mindo Cloud Forest. It was a pleasure to be your naturalist guide while you were here in the cloud forest wonders. Gracias !

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Reviewed 30 December 2017

While preparing our trip we found lots of excellent reviews about Mindo Cloud Forest tours with Richard Hernadez and decided not only to book a Mindo tour but also the Old Town Quito tour. Since there's no separate page to write the Old City tour...More

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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2018

How can I say thank you so much for visiting Mindo Cloud forest. We were very glad to have you here. It was our pleasure, thank you.

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The weather had something to do with it. With no clouds you lose a little bit of the experience. The lateness of our tour, our choice, had something to do with the fact that there were no birds around. But it all just seemed a...More

Thank Richard L
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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear cloud forest visitor. I feel so sad to know about that experience. By the other hand, in MY birding tours we do start early and it will depend on the itinerary and type of tour you have booked. For birding I do carry spotting...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2017

We had a fantastic day on the Cloud Forest tour booked with Richard Hernandez. He picked us up from our hotel and told us all about the history and geography of Ecuador while driving us to the cloud forest via Pululahua volcano crater. We hiked...More

Thank Andrew M
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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Thank you very much. Your visit is so important for us. Gracias !

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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

Richard arranged a pick up for us which derive us 3 hours from quito to mindo, he set up a sweet mountain biking excursion which was thrilling and informative, then we repelled down 3 huge waterfalls which was exhilarating, we then snacked and drove to...More

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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Happy to hear that you have enjoyed the full day adventure. Thank you very much !

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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Richard is an outstanding guide, host and person. He is extremely knowledgeable about the flora and fauna of this fascinating cloud forest. He's personable, has excellent English and is flexible about adapting his tours to the needs/interests of the clients. We were picked up in...More

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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Visits like yours made it possible that the cloud forest day tour was beautiful and wonderful. Thank you very much !

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jennybiondi14
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On the entire three days near 210 sp. Of course if it is not under the rainy season.
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Hi there. You have to stay there at the lodge. The price for one night with 3 meals (L, D and B), soft drinks and pick up/drop off from 5 stars hotels from Quito is USD. 1,178 plus taxes (14% government tax + 10% service... More
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