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Mindo— 2 nights
Clinging to the western slopes of the Andes, tiny Mindo offers a big punch in terms of tourist appeal.Change things up with these side-trips from Mindo: Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve (in Calacali) and Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve (in Tandayapa). The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Nambilla Cascadas, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve, and look for gifts at El Escampadero.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mindo online holiday planner .
If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Mariscal Sucre International Airport and Cotopaxi International Airport. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Mindo
Pululahua Geobotanical Reserve, Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve
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