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Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Close encounter with wildlife
Get off the beaten track in a 4x4
Small group ensures personal service
Free snacks included
Start your day at 7:40am with a pickup from your Quito hotel. At 8:30am, stop in the small village of Nanegalito to taste some of the best empanadas of the region. Take your first guided tour of an organic cacao farm come 9:30am and take the opportunity to make your own chocolate with toasted beans. Next, return near Mindo to taste one of the finest chocolate of Ecuador, during the chocolate factory tour. Break for lunch at 1:30pm at one of the local restaurants.
After lunch, visit the incredibly beautiful and well preserved reserve of Bellavista. It is part of the Mindo Area of International Importance for Birds, the first area so designated in South America. The reserve has diverse trails, depending on your interests, the guide will choose one. Take part in some bird watching before coming back for coffee. Return to Quito by 4:40pm to pay a visit to the Intinan Museum, where you will learn about the culture and center of the world's history. The driver will bring you back to your accommodations by the end of the tour.
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Food and drinks, unless specified
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults (* over 11 years old are not considered for children rate)
Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
A small amount of walking is involved
A maximum of 6 people per booking
Not recommended for child aged 9 and under
A minimum of 4 people per booking is required
Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time