18 kms southeast of Mindo, at a peak of 2,200 meters in the Tandayapa Valley, lies Bellavista lodge. The surrounding 700 ha reserve of the same name. primary and secondary cloud forest lies between 1550 and 2500 meters altitude. The reserve is home to more than 330 bird species and there is a huge variety of trees, plants, epyphytes including orchids, giant bromeliads, etc. The lodge is located in the middle of the reserve and beautiful hiking trails have been set out around the buildings. There is a restaurant-cafeteria and the view over the surrounding mountains is impressive. Bellavista is highly recommended for nature lovers.
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