Tag Archives: Mashpi Lodge

Last Day in Mashpi

Friday, January 11, 2019 On this, our last day in Mashpi, we took a short hike where we observed a few more birds, butterflies, and even a millipede and an iguana. The iguana flexed his throat in agitation, he looked … Continue reading

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Mashpi Dragonfly and Waterfalls

Thursday afternoon, January 10, 2019 Mashpi Lodge has a an open-air cable car ride – The Dragonfly, which carries its passengers on a 45 minute ride over the forest canopy, at up to 650’ above the ground. The setup looks similar … Continue reading

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Mashpi Cloud Forest

Thursday morning, January 10, 2019 What’s a cloud forest? How does it differ from a rainforest? These were questions we had after coming to Mashpi. The area feels and looks like some of the rainforests we’ve visited. The difference is … Continue reading

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Quito to Mashpi: 70 miles in 3.5 Hours

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 We left Quito at 9am to head to Mashpi Lodge. The lodge is only about 70 miles away as the crow flies, but it takes 3.5 – 4.5 hours to traverse the 135 miles of winding … Continue reading

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