Private Mindo Ziplining, Chocolate Tasting, and Equator Museum Tour

Summary

Your tour begins with pickup from your Quito hotel. Traveling by private vehicle, set out on the journey to the Mindo Valley, the meeting point of the Chocoan lowlands and the tropical Andes. The first stop of the day is the El Quetzal Chocolate Factory, where you can watch the chocolate-making process during a guided factory tour, then sample Ecuadorian coffee and a delicious chocolate brownie. With your appetite sated, it’s time for the adventure portion of the day at Mindo Canopy Ziplines. After listening to the safety briefing and getting suited up with your harness and safety equipment, get your adrenaline pumping as you tackle the 10-line zipline course and zoom through the treetops. Stop for lunch at a local restaurant, before continuing to the Mitad del Mundo—Ecuador’s famous Equator Line. Visit the Intiñan Museum, where you can walk along the "equator line," learn more about Ecuador’s indigenous tribes, and watch a demonstration of the Coriolis Effect. Return to Quito where your tour ends with drop-off at your hotel. Please note: This is a private tour so departure times can be altered to suit your preferences.

Tour info

Duration
9 hours
Group Size
Pricing (From)
Commentary
Meeting Point
Dropoff location

Why take this tour?

Mindo is a mountain area watershed or landmark, located at the western side of the Ecuadorian Andes. Here, two of the most bio-diverse eco regions in the world meet the Chocoan Lowlands and the Tropical Andes. This private tour is recommended for all types of adventurous travelers. Below you’ll find our standard itinerary, this is a private tour, which you can modify to your own preferences. You can choose to do an additional chocolate tour, to go tubing in the river (cold water!), to visit a butterfly farm and much more! A hotel pick up and drop off is included.

What’s included?

  • Professional driver/ guide

  • Transportation from and to hotel in Quito (urban zone)

  • Meals as described in the itinerary

  • Activities as described in the itinerary

  • 24/7 assistance in Dutch, English and Spanish

  • Entry/Admission - Mindo

  • Entry/Admission - Intinan Museum

  • Extra food and drinks

  • Optional tips for the guide

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 9h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas

Travelers must bring with them extra sanitary items to be used during the entire tour. Transportation: Passengers will be seated skipping a place to maintain the distance required. Medicine: Travelers should bring their medications from their countries.

Cancellation Policy

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

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About operator:

Rebecca and her team are specialized in 'tailor made' authentic and adventurous private trips in the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador, Peru & Colombia. All tours are personally selected by Rebecca, which will be your guarantee for authentic (preferably family owned) hotels, high quality tours, great service and last but not least, value for money.

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