ECUADOR PROGRAM IN ECOCHALET
Day 1. QUITO ~ MIDDLE OF THE WORLD OR INTI ÑAN ~ HUMMING BIRDS ~ WATERFALL
Depart from your hotel in Quito to the Cloud forest in Mindo (2h drive), a paradise of birds, butterflies, tropical flora, chocolate, waterfalls and Eco adventure sports etc.
On the way, possible stop at “La Mitad del Mundo”: to see the village and Monument of the Equatorial Line or to visit the Ethno-Scientific Museum Inti Nan or the Tulipe Archaeological Museum to learn about the ancient Yumbo Ethnic culture. Coffee break at an observatory of Humming birds with view of the beautiful cloud forest. Walk to the waterfalls or other activity. Check into a cozy Eco chalet surrounded by tropical nature with a small river or in a charming lodge with swimming pool and a tropical garden outside Mindo. Delicious “Pizza” dinner and overnight stay at the chalet or the lodge.
Day 2. MINDO BIRD- WATCHNG ~ CANOPY OR CANOEING ~ COFEE OR CHOCOLATE FACTORY ~ NIGHT ANIMAL WATCHING
Early bird-watching in the Mindo forest with a specialized guide. Then breakfast. Canopy overflying the forest or Canoeing down a waterfall. “Tilapia”, local fish lunch with possible fishing. Then visit to a chocolate factory or a coffee workshop with some treats. Relax time or walk or swim in the river or swimming pool. Night walk in the forest to observe small animals, possibly reptiles or insects, amphibians. Free dinner in Mindo. Overnight stay at the chalet or at the lodge.
Day 3. MINDO BUTTERFLIES - TUBING OR BIKING OR HORSE-BACK RIDING ~ BOTANIC PARK ~ FROG CONCERT
After breakfast, short walk to a butterfly farm. Then tubing down Mindo River or biking or horse-back riding to enjoy the tropical landscapes. Lunch in a restaurant or barbecue at the chalet. Visit to a Botanic park or to a Coffee workshop or another site. Night frog's concert around a lake. Free dinner and overnight at the chalet or the lodge.
Day 4. MINDO ~ ANGEL PAZ RESERVE OR PAMBILINO ORGANIC FARM ~ QUITO
Very early transfer to the Angel Paz bird reserve. Unique bird-watching of domesticated tropical birds and a peak to the “Coq of the Rocks” the emblematic bird of the region among others and breakfast. Or if you prefer, breakfast and transfer to Pambilino organic farm and reserve. Presentation of their organic agriculture, techniques and different plantations; tour of the reserve with lunch. Then drive back to Quito or on request, supplement drive to the Pacific Coast.
This Program can be modified after purchase and according to weather.
An unforgettable life experience
This Tour includes:
Overnight stay in an Eco chalet with small river and waterfall
or in a 2 or 3 star lodge with garden in double or triple room
Breakfast , coffee break and all the meals mentioned in the program
Local English speaking driver
Birdwatcher and specialized guides according to the activities mentioned
Visits and activities as mentioned in private or with other people
Entrance fees to the reserves and other activities
Private transportation and transfers from Quito to Mindo and in the Mindo region
Rubber boots (from size 6 to 12)
This tour does not include:
Personal expenses and tips
Other visits, activities and meals
Beverages and other services