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Cotopaxi Horseback Riding Tour

From $173 p.p.

Tour Summary

This Cotopaxi horseback riding tour is specially designed for you if you would like a horseback riding experience in the Andes. The ranch where you will ride is about two hours south of Quito, just outside the Cotopaxi National Park. The tour is created for all riders, from beginners to experienced ones. At the ranch, you might see other riders who are taking advantage of the beautiful landscape to also ride. However, if you book with us at Rebecca Adventure Travel, your English-speaking guide will accompany you throughout the tour. The Cotopaxi horseback riding tour starts at 9:00 a.m. and you can choose to ride for 2 hours or 3.5 hours. You will never forget these stunning landscapes where you might even see some wild horses

The ranch that you will ride at offers self-guided trails and other outdoor activities. Lunch will be served with local Ecuadorian dishes and you will have plenty of time to enjoy the Andean countryside. Contact us today if you would like to book or if you are interested in a longer ride.


  • checkCotopaxi VolcanoExplore one of the highest active volcanoes in the world, covered with snow at its peak.
  • checkHorseback RideGuided horse tour on strong and healthy horses that are well cared for and for all experience levels.
  • checkTambopaxi LodgeA comfortable and welcoming place ready to receive a wide variety of guests from all over the world in search of adventure, sports, well-being or relaxation.


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    07:00 AM – Pick up at your selected hotel in Quito and begin driving to the ranch through the Avenue of the Volcanoes.

    09:00 AM – After admiring the changing landscape of the Ecuadorian Andes, you will arrive at the Cotopaxi National Park and your horseback riding tour will start.

    09:10 AM – 12:40 PM – Ride the beautiful moorlands and paramo around the Cotopaxi National Park (either 2 or 3,5 hours), and enjoy a beautiful landscape surrounding the majestic Cotopaxi Volcano. If you observe carefully, you can find a great diversity of animals like deer, alpacas, llamas, wild bulls, and wild horses.

    13:00 – Local lunch at the ranch.  You will enjoy a delicious meal with top-quality organic ingredients.

    16:00 – Return to Quito.

    • ActivityActivity:Horseback riding. Exploring. Sightseeing.
    • TransportTransport:Car.
    • mealMeal:Lunch.


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Price Based on Number of Guests:
1 guest - 2 hour ride$ 328 p.p.
2 - 4 guests - 2 hour ride$ 224 p.p.
5 - 15 guests - 2 hour ride$ 173 p.p.
1 guest - 3.5 hour ride$ 339 p.p.
2 - 4 guests - 3.5 hour ride$ 236 p.p.
5 - 15 guests - 3.5 hour ride$ 184 p.p.
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  • Meals Meals as described in the itinerary.
  • Meals Water, tea or coffee.
  • Bus Transport Private transportation from and to Quito’s hotel.
  • Tour Guide Experienced Certified English-Speaking Guide.
  • assistance Guided horse tour on healthy strong horses for all levels.
  • Activities Fees to the reserve
  • Activities All activities as described in the itinerary.
  • assistance 24/7 assistance in English, Dutch and Spanish.
  • Exclusion Exclusions

    + Additional food or beverages.
    + Personal health & travel insurance.
    + Optional tips for guides and drivers.

Additional information

  • Important things to bring: warm and waterproof clothing, gloves, water, energy snacks, sunblock, sunglasses, and your passport.
  • Keep in mind that the climate at 4,000 meters can change suddenly from sunny to cold with stormy winds and wet snow.
  • Since you will ride in the mountains where the trails could be steep, and where there is a lack of oxygen. It is recommended for your safety that the rider weighs 200 pounds or less.
  • Inform yourself about food safety when traveling to tropical countries. Take the necessary precaution to avoid food poisoning (always wash your hands before eating, don’t eat ‘street food’, only eat peeled fruits, etc.).
  • It is mandatory to have valid travel and medical insurance. Please inform us of any known medical conditions you have.
  • Rebecca Adventure Travel reserves the right to change the itinerary without previous notice. Due to weather conditions,  availabilities, National Park regulations or notifications, and unforeseeable circumstances.
  • If you would like to enter the Cotopaxi National Park. For example, to visit Limpiopungo, the Cotopaxi Refugio or if you would like to stop underway to take pictures it is obligatory to rent the services of a local guide. Costs are 40 USD.

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