QUINTESSENTIAL COTOPAXI ONE CENTRE TOUR
2 DAYS OR MORE
Ecuador – picture postcard views around every corner
A condensed tour option with all the perks and no packing. Spend 2 to 5 days riding in the shadow of the stunning snow-capped Cotopaxi Volcano, exploring rolling foothills, stretching plains & hidden valleys. There are many opportunities to gaze in awe at the mighty Andean condors and mingle with the wild horses in this incomparable landscape, formed by glaciers and volcanoes.
3 DAYS / 2 NIGHTS
Two or more days. Nights are spent on the edge of Cotopaxi national park at an outstanding location, surrounded by five Andean peaks. Rooms with private bathrooms.
ITINERARY IN BRIEF
DAY 1 : River crossings
DAY 2 : The National Park
DAY 3 : Glacial & Volcanic Landscapes
DAY 1 | RIVER CROSSING & ICONIC COTOPAXI VOLCANO
Drive out of Quito, south-east direction where we meet the horses (exact start point depends on desired length of today’s ride). Once guests are comfortable, we ride south towards Cotopaxi Volcano, the 2nd highest active volcano in the world. ...
Dinner & Overnight at the Hacienda.
L, D, from 2-5 hours riding (above route 4-5 hours), 1 hour transfer
FROM US$ 885
All accommodation (private bathrooms); all meals and water (from day 1 lunch to day 8 breakfast), wine with lunch; English speaking guide & 2nd local guide; 7 riding days; horses & spare horses; ponchos & saddlebags; grooms services; all necessary transfers/transport as per itinerary; all necessary local taxes, private reserve & national park entrance fees.
Appropriate medical insurance (mandatory), visa (as necessary), international or national airport taxes, laundry service, soft and alcoholic drinks (evenings/dinner), personal expenditure, tips, and all services not mentioned in the detailed description.
“Just to say thank you so much for a great ride. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Galloping with the wild horses and Cotopaxi as a back drop was only surpassed by climbing to 4,200mtrs with Condors overhead. Please say a big thank you to all your team.”