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Protected Forest Mindo Nambillo

Day visit from Quito:

Yes, often done so.

Driving time from Quito:

More or less 2 hrs. per way.

What is it?

TOne of the closest forest reserves to Quito, located directly to the west of the city, and now part of the metropolitan area. This cloud forest region offers a diversity of activities in the nature, and Mindo is its major town with tourism services.

What can you do there?

Bird watching, hiking, mountain biking, sightseeing.

Possible / Suggested Overnight Town:

Lodge in the area, Quito, Otavalo, Cotopaxi area, Papallacta area.