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Stretching over 48,000 acres (19,200 hectares) and reaching heights of 15,700 feet (4,778 meters), the Mindo Cloud Forest—part of the Mindo-Nambillo Ecological Reserve—is one of the most biologically diverse forests in the world.

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Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tour

Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tour

Spend the day hiking around the Mindo Rainforest, replte with exoitc wildlife and verdant flora, on a full-day tour from Quito. Perfect for lovers of nature, this tour takes you to waterfalls and valleys of Mindo cloud forest, located in the shadow of the Pichincha Volcano. Visit a butterfly farm and hummingbird park, and opt to conquer a canopy adventure featuring hanging bridges and 10 ziplines at an additional cost. Lunch is included.
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  • 13 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$66.67
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$66.67

Mindo Tour Including Coffee, Chocolate, and Cloud Forest

Mindo Tour Including Coffee, Chocolate, and Cloud Forest

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Boasting a huge diversity of birdlife, the Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve draws ornithologists worldwide. It’s also a popular destination for anyone wishing to escape the busy streets of Quito. With a private guide to help you set the itinerary, you can visit a butterfly farm, trek to waterfalls, go river tubing, and taste locally made chocolate and coffee. Transport is made easy with private hotel pickup in a 4WD vehicle.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$83.08
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Mindo Cloud Forest

Mindo Cloud Forest

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Immerse yourself in a thick vegetation of plants, trees and wild flowers of the Cloud Forest which is located on the edge of the Andes Western Mountain Range. Mindo is 98 km away from the Quito city. This forest is the transition zone between the highlands and the coast. The altitude ranges from 2000m (6562 ft) above sea level and 1000m above sea level (3281 feet). This natural region is located in the Protector Forest Nambillo - Mindo. The reserve covers approximately 2000 hectares almost 2000 soccer fields. In addition, Mindo is part of the ecological corridor or hotspot so called Chocoan-Darien that crossing over Ecuador to reach out Colombia. This eco-route is one of the most biodiverse and endangered habitats. Hence, this bio-diversity region is within the 10 most important eco-regions in the world.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$80.43
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$80.43
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Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tour

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Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tour

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Discover the amazingly diverse wildlife and scenic beauty of the cloud forests of Mindo during this 8-hour day trip from Quito. This unique ecological area is known for having one of the highest concentrations of biodiversity anywhere on earth, including numerous exotic species of birds along with a wealth of fun attractions. During your excursion, you'll first stop by the Hummingbird Garden and walk into the forest to admire the beauty of this natural reserve before proceeding to Mindo. In Mindo, you can choose from among a range of optional activities (at your own expense), including a visit to a chocolate factory, an orchid garden tour, ziplining, a bird-watching trip with a local expert, and much more.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$79.20
$89.00
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Mindo Cloud Forest

Mindo Cloud Forest

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We offer a guided tour with guides specialized in nature and activities that will make your trip an unforgettable experience.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$153.85
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Full Day Tour to Mindo with Friends! (English)

Full Day Tour to Mindo with Friends! (English)

Mindo is a beautiful valley located two hours northwest of Quito, on the western slopes of the Pichincha volcano. This place offers amazing natural landscapes and many adventure activities. Once you arrive in Mindo's cloud forest you will visit a butterfly farm and hummingbird feeders. Don't forget your camera! The adventure continues with canopying, with 13 zip lines of different lengths that range from 20 to 400 m and with different characteristics for adventure seekers of all ages. If you prefer another activity, we also offer the option of riding in a tarabita (a small cable car) and hiking across the cloud forest to visit beautiful waterfalls. After all of these exciting activities, you will have a break for lunch. Before departing from Mindo you will visit another special spot for birdwatching. The price applies to groups of three or more passengers. In case the minimum number of passengers is not reached, we will contact you by email in order to reschedule the day of the tour.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$75.00
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$75.00

Private Full-Day Mindo Cloud Forest,Butterfly Farm, Chocolate Tour bird watching

Private Full-Day Mindo Cloud Forest,Butterfly Farm, Chocolate Tour bird watching

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Mindo, just two hours from Quito, is in a biodiverse cloud forest that's home to hundreds of species of birds and butterflies. This full-day tour with a private driver and guide includes a visit to a butterfly farm and a tour of a chocolate factory plus one other eco-adventure of your choosing, including ziplining, hiking, or an orchid farm visit, for a customized experience.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$100.00
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Private Mindo Cloud Forest Tour from Quito

Private Mindo Cloud Forest Tour from Quito

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The Mindo Cloud Forest is a top destination for hiking and bird watching, and this private full-day tour from Quito lets you explore at your own pace. Discover the wild landscapes of the Ecuadorian Andes, visit the orchid and butterfly gardens, and spot rare and endangered birds on a thrilling forest hike. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$139.36
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Skip the Line: Mindo's Cable Car and Waterfall Sanctuary Ticket

Skip the Line: Mindo's Cable Car and Waterfall Sanctuary Ticket

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A brief cable car ride through the Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve not only lets you admire the rain forest canopy up close, but also cuts down on the hike to the popular Nambillo Waterfall. Each open-air car holds up to six people, giving the option of taking the short trip with your group.
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  • 2 to 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$5.50
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Mindo Cloud Forest Private Day Tour

Mindo Cloud Forest Private Day Tour

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After private pickup from your Quito hotel, head to the Cloud Forest in Mindo. Your private day tour stops at the best viewpoints and gives you plenty of time to take photos. Get the best views of the plants and wildlife on a 530-meter cable car ride through the Cloud Forest.  Let your private guide lead you to the best waterfalls in Ecuador, before returning you to your hotel.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$118.00
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$118.00
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Birdwatching Mindo Tour

Birdwatching Mindo Tour

Mindo is a beautiful town known for its ecotourism and its wide variety of birds. The number of species rivals North America and Europe all together and that is why it’s a haven for Ornithologists worldwide. It is located within the Mindo-Nambillo protected Forest. Its warm climate is ideal. Among its main attractions you can find waterfalls, clouded forests, butterfly farms, river rafting, trekking, and adventure sports. In Mindo you can also enjoy mountains, fishing sites and it is the perfect area for do such activities as: tubbing, regattas, canopying, horseback rides, Orchid Farms, bicycle and motorcycle rides and you can also enjoy a Frog “concert” The best time to visit Mindo is between May and December, as the weather is a little bit drier.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$80.00
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$80.00
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ebike to Mindo

ebike to Mindo

Experience to live. We leave the city and in just a few minutes we are already in conditions of clean air and spectacular panoramas. We go through several different habitats to reach the Andean Chocó jungle. Land of hummingbirds, orchids and chocolate aroma. You must live it, not imagine them. Our ebike allows us to climb difficult places by height. Then we have to pedal in hot conditions that at the end of the day we will thank our e-bike for allowing us to continue until the end of the route. During our cycling, we will finish in Lambi observing more than 20 species of Hummingbirds.
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  • 1 day 7 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$120.00
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Full-Day Private Tour of Mindo Cloud Forest

Full-Day Private Tour of Mindo Cloud Forest

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A little over an hour from Quito lies the Mindo cloud forest, filled with amazing plant and animal life – perfect for a day trip from Quito. For the ornithologists in the bunch, Mindo and its surrounding cloud forest are a birdwatcher’s paradise! This cloud forest tour in Mindo is a day of adventure in nature that can include everything from exploring an archaeological site that pre-dates the Incas by thousands of years, to walking through a hummingbird sanctuary and visiting a beautiful jungle waterfall among other optional activities, such us: chocolate tour, orchid garden, tubbing and more...
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$140.00
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Mindo Cloudforest and Birdwatching from Quito BY ECUADORTREASURE

Mindo Cloudforest and Birdwatching from Quito BY ECUADORTREASURE

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Enjoy a full day excursion from Quito at Ecuador’s Cloud Forest.  Private transportation takes you and your guide to Mindo. You have the freedom to choose from a number of activities including a zip-line course or a leisurely hike around the waterfalls.  Customization continues with the option to visit a chocolate factory or immerse yourself at butterfly and hummingbird farms, before being transported back to Quito.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$65.00
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 2 Day Private Tour to Mindo Cloud Forest from Quito

2 Day Private Tour to Mindo Cloud Forest from Quito

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Designed to delight lovers of nature, this private 2-day tour whisks you away from bustling Quito and takes you to Mindo Rainforest, one of the most biologically diverse forests in the world. Marvel at hummingbirds and more than 70 species of orchids; visit the Middle of the World Monument (Mitad del Mundo); and enjoy activities such as ziplining and chocolate factory tour at your own expense. One nights accommodation, select meals, and hotel pickup and drop-off in Quito are included.
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$295.39
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Mindo Daytour

Mindo Daytour

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Skip the inconvenience of arranging your own transport to Mindo. Instead, explore with a guide who knows the town set in the Mindo-Nambillo Cloud Forest at the Andean foothills. You’ll have the opportunity to choose among several activities: a waterfall hike, ziplining, and chocolate making. Or, visit a butterfly farm and marvel at the flora. Round-trip transport is provided from Quito; activities are extra.
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  • 8 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.30
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Private Excursion Middle of the World & Hummingbirds Alambi

Private Excursion Middle of the World & Hummingbirds Alambi

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The country of Ecuador takes its name from the line that divides the Earth into two hemispheres. Take a tour of the Middle of the World complex on a private excursion and set foot in both hemispheres. Explore the Museum of Intinan to learn about equatorial science and the indigenous cultures of Ecuador. Finally, stop at Alambi in the Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve and admire the various bird species.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.50
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Mindo Cloud Forest - Private tour from Quito - Nature, Waterfalls and Chocolate

Mindo Cloud Forest - Private tour from Quito - Nature, Waterfalls and Chocolate

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Private Full-Day Nature Tour to the Mindo Cloudforest Tour Highlights: - Spot hummingbirds, butterflies, and orchids at the Butterfly and Hummingbird Sanctuary - Go chocolate tasting and learn how it is made at the Chocolate Museum. - Jump aboard a cable-car for an exciting ride and beautiful views above the cloud forest. - Trek to the beautiful waterfalls in Mindo where you can take a quick dip. - Great Tour value, the tour includes; lunch, hotel pick-up, travel pack, bilingual guide, and all activities. - Tour is private and customizable to your needs. Itinerary: - 8:00 am - pick-up from your hotel - 10:00 am - Arrival to Mindo - Butterfly and Hummingbird Sanctuary visit - Chocolate Museum visit - Lunch - Cable-car ride over the cloud forest - Waterfall trek - Coffee at my favorite coffee house (optional) - Return to Quito with optional ice-cream stop
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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$158.98
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Full-Day Mindo Magical Town Tour Small Group

Full-Day Mindo Magical Town Tour Small Group

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Embark on this full day tour to the magical town of Mindo, a place full of color, nature, and biodiversity! You will have the opportunity to hike in the middle of a humid forest, swim in a natural waterfall, and learn how to make the famous chocolate from Mindo.
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  • 11 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$45.00
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 7-Day The Best of Ecuador

7-Day The Best of Ecuador

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Discover the secrets of the Ecuadorian Andes and cloud forest regions with a full-immersion in the cultural and natural wonders that make Ecuador one of the countries with the biggest biodiversity in the world. Enjoy waterfalls, butterflies, bird watching and chocolate making in the tropical paradise of Mindo, then take a spectacular drive through the cloud forest to reach the coffee valley of Intag, where you will visit a coffee plantation. Back to the highlands, visit Cuicocha crater-lake, the world-famous indigenous market of Otavalo and then live an unique experience sharing an organic lunch prepared side by side with local people in the very heart of the Andes. "Unique Experiences:" Organic cooking lesson with traditional fresh ingredients, side by side with local people in the heart of the Andes Take a scenic drive in the valley of Intag and taste the organic fair-trade coffee produced in the area
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  • 7 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$1,179.49
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Private Tour to Mindo Cloud Forest & Adventure

Private Tour to Mindo Cloud Forest & Adventure

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Swap the bustling streets of Quito for the serenity of the cloud forest. This private day trip takes you to the Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve north of the city to admire butterflies and waterfalls. It’s an ideal itinerary for anyone looking for a nature break, while surrounded by the sights of orchids and sounds of birdlife. Transport is provided from centrally located hotels.
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  • 7 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$145.39
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Mindo Shared Day Trip from Quito

Mindo Shared Day Trip from Quito

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Experience the beauty and tranquility of one of Ecuador's top ecotourism sites on this Mindo shared day trip from the capital. Venture into Los Bancos canton, approximately two hours from Quito, and see the Nambillo Protected Forest on this small-group excursion. You'll spend an entire day exploring the rural countryside and get an up-close look at more than 500 species of indigenous birds, and dozens of various butterflies. This tour is perfect for the traveler who wants to escape the urban landscape and get back to nature.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$64.62
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2-Days Mindo Adventure Tour

2-Days Mindo Adventure Tour

Discover with us one of the most biodiverse regions of Planet Earth, and experience the wonderful natural environment practicing fun activities such as hiking, tubing, birdwatching and zip lining!! Relax at a very charming lodge, surrounded by exotic colourful birds. It will be hard to believe that a very pristine subtropical rainforest can be that close to Quito..! Within this enchanting green kingdom a profusion of life awaits your discovery, including botanical treasures such as bromeliads and orchids..! Come join us, and have a memorable life experience, avoiding unnecessary crowds and with the flexibility that you deserve...!
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  • 2 days
  • Taking safety measures
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$354.00
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Mindo Ziplining

Mindo Ziplining

This ziplinging tour in the Mindo Cloud Forest is a steal. One entrance ticket grants you access to a total of ten zipline cables ranging from 65 feet (20 meters) to 1,300 feet (400 meters), all of which criss-cross over the stunning cloud forest environment. This family-friendly activity includes a safety guide, instructions, and equipment, and it's suitable children ages six and up.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.52
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Should I book Mindo Cloud Forest tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Mindo Cloud Forest can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 39 Mindo Cloud Forest tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Mindo Cloud Forest 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Mindo Cloud Forest costs USD 5.50. Guided Mindo Cloud Forest tours start around USD 5.50 per person. See all 39 Mindo Cloud Forest tickets and tours on Viator.
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