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Mindo Buterfly Farm

Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 2.5 hrs. per way.

What is it?

It is a private project that reproduces different species of the butterflies found in the area, to export to other countries, and reintroduce in the area. Great opportunities to photograph this colorful animals. Best done as part of another day activity.

What can you do there?

Sightseeing, have lunch.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Lodge in the area, Quito, Otavalo.