All over the world, there are holidays focused on the so-called Ecotourism and different adventure excursions that anyone can hire. Today we are talking about a very adventurous tour that you can do in Ecuador, it is the tour of Mindo Cloud Forest. This area is characterized by the great diversity of its flora (especially orchids), as well as its varied fauna: birds, butterflies, etc.
The tour of the area should start very early, to be able to admire all the species that you will find along your way. Getting to Mindo Cloud Forest by road from QuitoIt will be a trip that will take you approximately two and a half hours. During the journey you will discover what it is like to go from the southern hemisphere to hemisphere north of the planet. It will pass through the imaginary line, called the equatorial line that divides our planet into two hemispheres.
You will soon notice how vegetation it changes and becomes a very dense and very green forest, due to the lowering of the height level. After this incredible journey, you will have reached Mindo. This is a small town with very nice people who are less and less surprised by the presence of tourists. From there, an excursion to the forest will depart.
As you go, you will find endless varieties of plants that native people from the area, have given medicinal use from generation to generation. You can listen to the incredible melodies of the Andean toucans until you reach an incredible waterfall where you can cool off for a while. Remember to hire the services of an expert guide in the area.
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