Ecuador's reputation as a worldwide epicenter for nature and biodiversity truly positions this country as a must see destination. One of its most precious ecosystems is Mindo Cloud Forest. Located 2 hours from Quito, this place brings together a subtropical forest cloud mountain forest and the high paramo. This is a great hiking adventure. Be ready to walk among clouds, given the altitude of the park, and feel on the top of the world.
Mindo is the ideal place for activities such as hiking, canopying, bird watching, swimming, and enjoying several waterfalls. Mindo is a living paradise, where you can relax and disconnect from the world, but come face to face with a new type of world
Some facts about Mindo:
- There are about 1.640 types of birds in Ecuador, and Mindo could definitely be defined as a bird’s watcher paradise with 400 species recorded.
- Ecuador also has the greatest number of different kinds of Orquids in the world: Around 500.