Hosteria El Carmelo de Mindo is a Ecuadorian-run lodge, nested in
the beginning of the cloud forest, one of the most important, diverse and
endangered habitats in the world. Many species lived in this valley known
as the “ The valley of the eternal spring” some of them are recognized,
because of their beauty and importance within the habitat that they
only a few hours from the capital and at the base of the western slopes of
Pichincha, the Mindo-Tambillo cloud corest (1,200) is a subtropical
paradise with temperatures ranging from 15º to 24º Celsius (59º to 75º F).
Here you will find the Hosteria El Carmelo de Mindo, located among five
rivers conveniently located just outside the village.
water tubing has become an unique experience in Mindo. You can feel this
emotion through a hour of trip in the tubes and water. This activity is
safe because visitors wear life jacket, helmets and experts guides that
know the river very much.
If our visitors are lovers of the
nature, and they want to observe the great variety of birds that exists in
this area, el Carmelo can help them with our guides to observe several
places in Mindo where concentrates the most representative species. We
also have transportation service if necessary.
All the activities that are carried
out in the Carmelo, are dedicated to the amusement, education and
knowledge of the forest. We have 32 hectares witch are for realization
of several activities. Our visitors can choose among: White water
tubing, Mountain Biking. Horse back riding, trip to the Cascade of the
Nambillo, Trip to the protective Forest Mindo Nambillo, Trips to the
Orchid’s House and Cáligo Butterfly farm. All these activities have
the necessary equipments, likewise we have local guides and
well-experience guides for bird watching.
services and facilities that we have in our lodge are special and very
comfortable. Also, they have been built with materials that are found in
the area. You will have the opportunity to rest in our cabins and rooms,
built wooden, its roof is made of straw. All posses private bathroom and
The water of our cabins comes from a natural and
crystalline source. Moreover ours cabins and rooms are surrounded of
gardens and plants, those are the complement for a total rest.
Diving: The restaurant of the Carmelo de Mindo is a wide, and welcoming place. You
can enjoy several types of Ecuadorian food. Also we have menu of special
food for vegetarians and other classes of dietary needs. Our restaurant
has Cable TV, Filter of purification of water and a cafeteria.
|4 days / 3 nights
|5 days / 4 nights
|6 days / 5 nights
Rates are subject to change.
Foch 769 and Amazonas