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PLEASE NOTE THAT BELLAVISTA OFFERS TRANSPORT SERVICES AS PART OF OUR PACKAGES
With own transport / Coming from Quito, along the highway to Mitad del Mundo / Calacali / Mindo / Los Bancos:
A) At km 52, there is a turn to the left just after the bridge. Follow this road past “El Paraiso del Pescador” and straight through the village of Tandayapa. Climb uphill to Bellavista. Total distance from the main road 12 km.
B) At km 62, there is a turn up to the left, which takes you along the ridge 12 km to Bellavista. Follow the signs all the way.
C) Coming from the northwest (los Bancos, P. V. Maldonado, Mindo) at km 77, 1 km past the entrance to Mindo, take your right, there is sign for Bellavista. Travel along the tops, 14 km to Bellavista, passing the few houses and villages.
D) Birding Route: Take the old Quito - Nono - Tandayapa road that leaves the Occidental bypass road in Quito, about 0.5 km before the Condado roundabout.Pass through the top of the village of Nono, and drive eventually alongside a rushing stream. Best for birds and views. 62 km total from Quito, dirt road. Reaching Tandayapa, you turn left uphill for the remaining 6 km to Bellavista.
E) Public Transport: take any bus to Nanegalito from Terminal Microregional de La Ofelia in north Quito - any bus for Mindo or Los Bancos or Puerto Quito, passes through Nanegalito. In Nanegalito, ask for any pickup truck for a ride up to Bellavista. It costs about $15 price for the ride, not per person.
BUS SCHEDULES and more info here.