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Discover the Nature wonders just 2 hours drive from Quito, you can visit here on a day trip or stay overnight at one of the several confortable lodges. Richard Hernandez takes you to different attractions like orchid reserves, butterfly garden,cable...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mindo, Ecuador
+593 98 619 3500
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Women, Ecuadorians, and foreigners: Beware of Richard Hernandez of mindocloudforest.com and his sexist and xenophobic comments. We did his “Classic Mindo Full Day Tour” yesterday and requested it in English, yet Richard repeatedly spoke Spanish and used it to denigrate me to my companion, David:...More

3  Thank seejay54
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Booked a tour with Richard Hernandez. He was the best guide we had during our vacation in Quito. I was hesitant to book a tour with a unknown entity, but am glad I did. I also booked two tours via viator, and the quality of...More

1  Thank kyle3456
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We were a group of 4 that Richard took for a day tour from Quito to Mindo. We really appreciated Richard's knowledge as a naturalist, and his eco-friendly approach. It really sets him above just a regular guide. And his stories and humor were fun...More

Thank fckcp
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We just spent the day with Richard doing a hiking and birding day in the Mindo Cloud Forest and we cannot recommend this highly enough. I called Richard very last-minute and he was graciously able to fit us in and accompanied us for the day....More

Thank LavenderFive
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Richard did an excellent job of guiding the tour through Mindo Cloud Forest sharing information on flora and fauna every step of the way. His enthusiasm, knowledge and friendliness made the trip a joy. While we don’t often do tours, we’re glad we took this...More

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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you so much for your visit to Mindo Cloud Forest.

Reviewed 16 May 2018

We booked an adventure tour with Richard Hernandez. This could not have been a more perfect day! Richard promptly picked us up at 6:45 am at our place in Quito, he informed us we had about a 2 hour drive to the Mindo Cloud Forrest....More

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HernandezRichard, Propietario at Mindo Cloud Forest Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Your visit to Mindo cloud forest was very much appreciated. Thank you very much !

Reviewed 13 May 2018

Carla from CarpeDiem tours was great & I would recommend her highly. She was our guide for me & Jacqui that was on my GAdventures Galapagos tour. She is friends with a couple that built a treehouse on their property & asked our driver to...More

Thank Carol N
Reviewed 6 May 2018

We booked this private tour the day before. Our hotel offered a tour to Mindo, but we wanted more control over the itinerary and didn't want to potentially be stuck in a large group. Plus, we wanted to do more than just drive by and...More

1  Thank Heather F
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

I searched high and low for a nature tour of the Mindo cloud Forest, rather than an activity tour with things like zip lining. Richard Hernandez did not disappoint. We had a full day of orchids, butterflies, hummingbirds and learned much about the ecology of...More

Thank collins_p
Reviewed 12 April 2018

My wife and I had an excellent two day tour with Richard Hernández. He collected us from our hotel in Quito and then over the next 36 hours took us to a range of places where we saw and photographed all sort of wildlife including...More

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20 November 2017|
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Response from HernandezRichard | Property representative |
On the entire three days near 210 sp. Of course if it is not under the rainy season.
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14 June 2016|
Response from HernandezRichard | Property representative |
Hi there. You have to stay there at the lodge. The price for one night with 3 meals (L, D and B), soft drinks and pick up/drop off from 5 stars hotels from Quito is USD. 1,178 plus taxes (14% government tax + 10% service... More