Mindo All Inclusive Program 3Days/2Nights

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Shorter All Inclusive Program with principal activities of Mindo.

Accommodation in luxury lodge at the hearth of the Biosphere Reserve: Las Terrazas de Dana Boutique Lodge & Spa

Tailor-made and longer tours are also available, contact us for more information.

DEPARTURE / RETURN LOCATION

Quito or Airport Area. Other locations in Ecuador available.

DEPARTURE TIME

9:00am (estimated time) – Pick up from your hotel

Include

  • Accommodation in Las Terrazas de Dana Lodge & Spa
  • All meals described in the tours
  • All entrance tickets
  • All transportation
  • Snacks Box served during the shuttle service from/to Quito
  • Spanish Paella, Glass of Wine & Soft Drink one day
  • Dana Experience “Water Refill Silver Bottle”
  • Private guide during the visit to the Waterfalls Sanctuary
  • Spa services will have a 20% discount in any of the therapies
  • Cooking classes available one day during the program
  • Water refill, coffee, tea
  • Laundry Service in Mindo

NOT INCLUDED

  • Tips & gratuities
  • Alcoholic and no described drinks
  • Travel and health insurance

RECOMMENDATIONS:

  • Do not litter
  • Avoid light colored clothing
  • Use mosquito repellent
  • Refillable water bottle (we supply water)
  • Raincoat in rainy season
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Walking slowly and not make much noise

DAY 1 – Middle of the World, Hummingbirds Garden and Orquids Garden

Morning

Pick up from your location. During the transfer to Las Terrazas de Dana Boutique Lodge & Spa in Mindo Cloud Forest, you will enjoy a snacks box.

Chance to stop and enjoy the amazing Middle of the World, the interesting Intiñan Museum, the wonderfull Pululahua Viewpoint and Los Armadillos Hummingbirds Garden.

Afternoon

Lunch at our restaurant.

After lunch, we will visit a different Hummingbirds Garden located in Mindo Town in which you will have the opportunity to check and know some unassociated species of hummingbirds than the ones you knew in Los Armadillos. A local Orquids Garden will be our next stop. Many wild orquids from Mindo Cloud Forest to be enjoyed will be waiting for you.

Evening

At the end of these visits, we will return to the Hotel to enjoy a relaxing evening in your private terrace or our swimming pool.

Dinner and lodging at Las Terrazas de Dana Boutique Lodge & Spa.

DAY 2 – Chairlift, Cablecar, Waterfalls Sanctuary, Chocolate Factory and Cooking Classes

Morning

Breakfast starts at 8:00am.

After this, with a private naturalist guide we will continue to the Chairlift and the Cablecar by which you will come across Nambillo River Valley and start the adventure to the Waterfalls Sanctuary of Mindo Cloud Forest. It´s easy to see 5 or 6 waterfalls in this morning hike with your private naturalist guide who will show you the secrets of the cloud forest.

Afternoon

Lunch at the hotel.

During the afternoon, we will visit a Chocolate Factory. A guide will let you know all the details about the process to make chocolate and at the end of the tour you will taste different types of this delicious chocolate.

After the visit to the Chocolate Factory, we will have a Cooking Class in the Hotel on the base of local products and Ecuadorian Cuisine.

Evening

Dinner and lodging at Las Terrazas de Dana Boutique Lodge & Spa.​

DAY 3 – Butterfly Farm, Half Day Birdwatching Tour (Optional)

Morning

During this morning, you will may be interested to enjoy an optional Birdwatching Tour with an experienced birding guide and enjoy this activity in one of the best birding hot spots in the world. Take advantage of this experience and have breakfast with your private birding guide after your tour to solve questions and make a check list of the seen species. Birdwatching tour starts at 6:00 am and finish around 10:00 am. You will have many questions about this awesome activity!

After breakfast in your private terrace or our Restaurant area, we will visit the Butterfly Farm in Mindo Cloud Forest to sight hundreds of butterflies and their colors.

Why not enjoy also Zipline or Tubing in Mindo River which is a local activity of Mindo. These are optional activities not included in the program but able to be.

You can also enjoy our swimming pool, Spa and gardens before your check-out at noon and transfer to your Quito or Airport Area Hotel.