Volcano Horseback Ride 5 Days Private

Volcano Horseback Ride 5 Days Private

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Jorge and your team

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

We are a team of adventurers that will help you discover the best places in the world. We'll guide you throughout the adventures so you can live unique and life changing experiences.

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Itinerary

Day 1: Rumiñahui Volcano ride

Stop At: Rumiñawi, Ecuador
We will leave Quito in the morning and head towards Hacienda El Porvenir. After a brief riding lesson, our ride begins towards the slopes of the dormant Rumiñahui volcano on exclusive paths. As we travel across majestic Andean panoramas, we will see herds of wild bulls, birds and other wildlife. We will eventually arrive near the rocky peaks of Rumiñahui where one can see 12 more volcanoes on a clear day. Additionally, we will stop by Chusigmachai, or the Owl Refuge, before riding back to the farm house. Pack lunch is included during the the trip. We will arrive at Hacienda El Porvenir for an overnight stay
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Pack lunch

Please let us know of any dietary restriction ahead of time
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hacienda El Porvenir, a working ranch on the slopes of Rumiñahui Volcano

Day 2: Cotopaxi National Park to Hacienda El Tambo ride

Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
After breakfast, we set off from Hacienda El Porvenir towards Hacienda El Tambo located on the eastern mountain range. The ride takes 6 to 7 hours and covers roughly 43 km. With the colossal Cotopaxi looming over our trails, we will eventually visit the Pucará del Salitre, an ancient Inca fortress. The ride takes us through a wide variety of landscapes such as mountain rivers and small lakes. Pack lunch is included during the the trip. When we finally reach the farmhouse of El Tambo, we will be rewarded with a traditional dinner and a warm fire
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Packed Lunch
• Dinner: Menu Dinner + Soft drink
Accommodation included: Overnight at El Tambo a rustic refuge on the middle El Condor Bio-reserve

Day 3: Quilindaña Volcano ride

Stop At: Cerro Quilindana, Ecuador
After breakfast, we will ride over the foothills of Quilindaña, an old volcano that has been dormant for millions of years. The trek crosses the plains and slopes of this beautiful peak of 4,878m. (15,999 ft). Here there are still pristine woods of native trees such as the pantza or polylepis (paper tree). We will get off our horses for a while and wander through a gorgeous woods full of moss, lichen and high-altitude bromeliads. Pack lunch is included during the the trip. After strolling in the woods and hearing some local legends, we ride back to the farmhouse at Hacienda El Tambo, where a delicious dinner awaits us.
Duration: 5 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Packed Lunch
• Dinner: Menu Dinner + Soft drink

Accommodation included: Overnight at Hacienda El Tambo, a rustic refuge in El Condor Bio-reserve

Day 4: Horse pack expedition towards Hacienda El Porvenir

Stop At: Cotopaxi National Park, Ecuador
After enjoying breakfast, we will ride out early in the morning, heading back to civilization. Following the course of the River Tambo towards the base of Cotopaxi, we take the high route used by the locals and ride towards Chirimachai. We cross the Curipugyo Canyon (“place of gold” in Quichua), where we can see clear evidence of past volcanic eruptions. Pack lunch is included during the the trip. On the way back to Hacienda El Porvenir, we once again cross Cotopaxi National Park on a spectacular, panoramic route. We will reach Hacienda El Porvenir for lodging.
Duration: 6 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Packed Lunch
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hacienda El Porvenir, a working ranch on the slopes of Rumiñahui Volcano

Day 5: El Pedregal Valley ride

Stop At: Pita, Ecuador
After breakfast we will prepare for our last ride. Today we will loop through cobalt stone roads of the village of El Pedregal, where we will have the chance to experience the local culture of the area. We will ride to the Pita river area, where we will have a packed lunch. We will keep riding with the Pita River by our side until we reach the northern entrance of the Cotopaxi National Park, and then return to the Hacienda El Porvenir to leave our horses and prepare for our return to Quito.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch: Packed lunch
No accommodation included on this day.

Leaving from Quito

Capital of Ecuador, declared World Heritage by the Unesco. One of its main features is the baroque architecture of the site. It has beautiful natural landscapes where the snowy volcanoes abound, one of the most famous is Cuicocha.

$1,119.00 Per Person