Mindo Zip Lining, Butterfly Farm and The Hummingbirds Shared Tour from Quito

Quito, Ecuador

Experience Rating
icon11 hours  (Approx.)
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Venture into the Ecuadorian Andes alongside your expert guide on this Mindo zip lining, butterfly farm and hummingbirds tour. You'll experience the rugged beauty of two of the most biologically diverse ecoregions in the world. This tour showcases stunning cloud forest area and includes a visit to a colorful butterfly farm. A thrilling zip line tour through the canopy offers up one of the best ways for adventurous travelers to experience a serious thrill.
  • Mindo Zip Lining, Butterfly Farm and Hummingbirds experience
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Experience the beauty of Ecuador's unique biodiversity
  • Soar over a tropical canopy on a zip line adventure
  • Round-trip transport and lunch included

Professional driver/ guide
Transportation from and to Quito’s meeting point.
Meals as described in the itinerary (1x lunch)
24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish
Hotel pick up & drop off
All expenses for activities
Extra food and drinks
Optional tips for the guide
Taxi in Mindo ($ 3,50)

Departure Point

1: Plaza Foch, Quito 170143, Ecuador
2: Centro Histórico, Quito, Ecuador

Departure Time

7:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
Meet your guide and group at the Plaza Foch between Reina Victoria and Mariscal Foch Street and make your way in air-conditioned comfort to the  north of the province where you'll pay a visit  to a local butterfly farm and see these colorful winged creatures in flight. Thrill-seeking travelers will love the next stop at the famed Tarabita canopy zip line, which is followed by a hearty traditional lunch. Your tour concludes with a stop at magical hummingbird feeders, where you'll have a chance to catch these graceful birds floating around sugary-sweet feeders before returning to your Quito hotel.
Stop At:  
Mariposas de Mindo - Butterfly Garden
At 9:00 AM, you will visit a butterfly farm. In this place, you will also see a lot of hummingbirds feeding, and appreciate the beauty of this small birds ($ 6).
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Tarabita y Santuario de Cascadas Mindo
At 10:00 AM you will participate in a couple of adventurous activities. You will ride a 'tarabita' and hike down to a waterfall where you can swim. ($ 5).
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Mindo Canopy Adventures - Zipline
At 12:00 PM, you will participate in a Canopy activity (2 or 3 lines $ 8, 10 lines $ 20). You will fly through the views to see the cloud forest from above on a canopy line. After that you will enjoy a local dinner.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
El Quetzal de Mindo with Chocolate Tour
After lunch, you will visit the Chocolate factory Quetzal where you will learn about the whole chocolate process ($ 10). Finally, you will return to Quito at 6:00 PM.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Which activities will be done and in which order, depends on the group and has to be discussed with the tour guide.
  • Important things to bring: comfortable and light clothing, (a rain jacket, just in case) water, sun block, sunglasses and passport.
  • The operator reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice due to weather, National Park regulations or notifications and unpredictable circumstances.
  • In order to process your reservation please help us with all this information:
  • Meeting point:
  • the bus leaves at 7am from the corner of Juan Leon Mera and Mariscal Foch (in front of the Magic Bean restaurant). Please be there at 6:50am.
  • the bus leaves at 6:40am from Cafe Jumandi (Caldas street E1-83 and Rios street, diagonal of the San Blas church). Please be there at 6:30am
  • Arrival and departure information of international flights
  • Whatsapp phone number (in case you use Whatsapp and would like us to contact you that during your stay via Whatsapp)
  • For all guests:
  • Passport numbers
  • Date of birth
  • Nationality
  • Food restrictions
  • Medical restrictions
  • If you would like to change activities or restaurants please let us know, the tours are completely customizable.
  • Insurance is mandatory including personal medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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