Getting to the Lodge

Getting to the Lodge

We know it can often be daunting to travel in an area you are not familiar with, but Casa Divina Lodge makes it easy to find us just outside of Mindo in the Ecuadorian cloud forest. We have listed several different options for travel from Quito or other areas of Ecuador. If you have questions please don’t hesitate to contact us at the lodge.

Casa Divina Lodge offers a safe, professional and punctual transfer service. Relax and enjoy the unique tropical forests landscapes hiring a private transfer from any destination in Ecuador. 

A hotel transfer from Quito to Casa Divina Lodge costs $90.00 one way for 1-3 adults and takes about 2 hours. A larger van for 4-7 adults costs $134.40 one way. Please inquire regarding rates from or to other cities, hotels, haciendas.

We can bring you straight from the Quito UIO Airport

We can also pick you up from the Quito International Airport (UIO), domestic or international flights. An airport transfer for 1-3 adults costs $117.60 one way and takes about 3 hours or a larger van for 4-7 adults costs $202.00 one way.

Have these driving directions with you when coming on your own vehicle:

Driving Directions in Spanish

Driving Directions in English

By Bus

Transporte Flor del Valle leaves from La Ofelia bus station (NOT the north terminal in Carcelén) in the north of the city behind the soccer stadium La Liga.

Make sure you arrive 15 min before if you have bought your ticket ahead of time. If you are buying your ticket arrive at least a half hour before scheduled departure. The bus fare is $3.10 per person. The trip takes approximately 2 1/2 hours.

Please watch personal belongings as pick-pocketing is on the rise in and around Quito. Luggage stored below the bus by an employee of Flor del Valle is secure.

Bus Schedule:


Quito – Mindo 
MONDAY TO FRIDAY               SATURDAY               SUNDAY AND HOLIDAYS

               08:30                                  07:40                                        07:40
               09:00                                  08:20                                        08:20
               11:00                                  09:20                                        09:20
               13:00                                  11:00                                        11:00
               16:00                                  13:00                                        13:00
                     -                                        14:00                                        14:00
                     -                                        16:00                                        17:00 

 
Mindo – Quito
MONDAY TO FRIDAY               WEEKEND AND HOLIDAYS

               06:30                                                  06:30
               11:00                                                  11:00
               13:45                                                  13:00
               15:30                                                  14:00
               17:00                                                  16:00
                     -                                                        17:00


If you plan on taking the bus, please let us know which bus you will be on so we can pick you up at the bus stop and take you directly to the lodge.