Horseback Riding in Cotopaxi Tour

For the lovers of the adventure and of the life outdoors propose a cavalcade with the necessary ingredients to enjoy two days of intense accompanied activity of a legendary Chagra of the area, that will share with us your personal experiences and your knowledge.

Data of interest

  • 1 person:$ 360 USD
  • 2 people:$ 380 USD
  • 3 people or more:$ 195 USD per person
  • Children 6 to 12 years:Half of the adult fare
  • VIP Upgrade:$ USD
  • Departs from:Hotel in Quito
  • Duration:2 days / 1 night
  • Departure time:07:30
  • Guidance:Included
  • Private transportation:Included
  • Accommodations:Incluida
  • Food:Not included
  • Drinks:Not included
  • Museum tickets:Not included
  • Park tickets:Not included
  • Travel Insurance:Not included



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Day 1

We left early in the morning from Quito, we took the main road called The Avenue of the Volcanoes, we drive through the spectacular scenery of Paramo to take them to an adventure in the Andes. Enjoy the view of 8 volcanoes up to the Cotopaxi National Park located 60km north of Quito. Here we go through the Andean plateau and a large pine forest, also cross through a pool of flames and deer.

Visit the Indian Market in the Region, here you will find a wide variety of crafts and experiences that come to life in eight colored squares, each of which provides different merchandise and interesting objects of indigenous communities in the region.

We will continue our journey, and slowly ascend the flanks of the volcano through ancient lava fields and roads spread very ancient rock eruptions of the volcano until you reach the slopes of Cotopaxi, where we find refuge Jose Rivas at 4800 meters , the starting point for the mountaineers to the ascent to the summit.

After lunch, a walk of 15 minutes climb to 5000 meters, to the perpetual snows of Cotopaxi Volcano, after enjoying the spectacular view you can see from the site, return to the parking lot for a landing on a bicycle in the direction of Limpiopungo lagoon at the base of Cotopaxi, here you will find a wide variety of birds that will delight your senses to feel the thrill of nature in its fullness.

In the afternoon we will head a typical farm, where we rest in front of the fireplace and enjoy a traditional dinner. The farm is located at 3600 m altitude, in a privileged valley, surrounded by four volcanoes, including Cotopaxi.

Day 2

The next day after a country breakfast (chopped fruit, yogurt with granola, milk, coffee or tea, juice, bread, jam, butter and eggs and bacon), take a lesson on how to ride a horse before starting the ride. Using the typical attire or riders Chagra Andean leather coats (riding pants) and ponchos made entirely in lamb's wool, will visit the vast territories that surround Cotopaxi, through vast plains and hidden corners. These magnificent animals will allow us to reach places of your dreams. We will be accompanied by a legendary Chagra area who will share with us their experiences and knowledge. This is one of the best ways to learn about the area, learn about local culture and enjoying one of the most beautiful places on earth to walk in horses.

In the afternoon return to the ranch, where we expect a delicious lunch with typical national meal, after which we will prepare ourselves to visit the White Mantle cascade to finally leave for Quito.


It recommended lead

Warm clothes, hats, gloves, scarf, sunscreen, walking shoes, sunglasses, camera (wide angle lens) and binoculars.

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