1st butterfly farm,lovely,relaxed,beautiful not huge but lots of butterflies and plants,nice gift shop,entrance I think $18,so good start.
Tours and Tickets by Bucket Pass
Mindo's Cable Car and Waterfall Sanctuary
A brief cable car ride through the Mindo Nambillo Cloud Forest Reserve not only lets you admire the rain forest canopy up close, but also cuts down on the hike to the popular Nambillo Waterfall. Each open-air car holds up to six people, giving the option of taking the short trip with your group.
2 to 4 hours
LOW COST: Mitad del Mundo Tour with Tickets
Hop aboard Quito's only double-decker bus and make your way to Mitad del Mundo for this 7-hour tour of the equator. You'll stop at Pululahua for stunning crater views, and enjoy VIP access to the Middle of the World Monument, where you can straddle two hemispheres. This tour runs daily and includes a private bilingual guide.
Mitad del Mundo Entrance
A visit to the Mitad del Mundo—the ‘Middle of the World’—park is one of the most popular day trips from Quito, offering the unique opportunity to stand right on the equator line. This flexible ticket lets you visit at a time that suits you, avoid the ticket queues, and enjoy full access to the Mitad del Mundo park. Look out over the northern and southern hemispheres from the observation deck, learn about Ecuadorian culture at the museum, and visit the planetarium and insectarium.
Mindo's Butterfly Garden Admission Ticket
While in Mindo, a visit to the Butterfly Garden is a must-do experience. Located at the site of Hosteria Mariposas de Mindo, the interactive butterfly sanctuary offers visitors a unique look at the four stages of a butterfly’s life. This admission ticket includes access to the exhibition area where you can observe the feeding of two dozen butterfly species and observe more than 1,000 butterflies at once.
1 to 2 hours
Mindo's Top Attractions Pass (Save 25% on Tickets!)
Experience some of Mindo's top attractions with this flexible attractions pass, which makes for a great trip planner when purchased in advance. Options include (choose four out of five): Mindo canopy zipline, waterfall sanctuary via cable car, butterfly garden, Yumbo chocolate factory tour, or a bike rental. Explore at your own pace and complete all activities in a single day or over the course of six months.
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