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Cloud forest horse riding tour

Mystical ride in the clouds!!!

This is a great short horse riding tour for intermediate riders, taking you to visit some of the wonderful Andean scenery surrounding the Machachi area including cloud forest at Corazon Volcano.
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Cloud forest horse riding tour

Prices per person 2021

  • Minimun 2 passengers
  • $550


  • DAY 1 Ride La Alegria & surroundings - Ride in the hacienda arena to get acquainted with the horses + explore neighboring haciendas and mountains + visit the milking barn and aging cheese cave (Riding time 4 hours).
  • DAY 2 Ride to Corazon Volcano - Ride west towards Corazon up to 4,000 meters, then descent into the cloud forest + relax and tea time at Hacienda Bomboli (3,000 m) (Riding time 6 hours).
  • DAY 3Ride from Cloud Forest up the Andes - Ride the historic old road that until 1960 connected Quito with the coast (Riding time 4 hours).

Click below for a more detailed itinerary description, complete with meal and guide inclusions.

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  • 3 days quality horseback riding in the Ecuadorian Andes with all the necessary equipment, including wool ponchos, rain ponchos and chaps, horse bag, and helmets.
  • 2 nights of accommodation on double/twin basis: one at Hacienda La Alegria, one in the cloud forest
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish/English)
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary, gourmet international and Ecuadorian food.
  • Lunch boxes on the second day ride, the first and third day are with lunch at the hacienda
  • Your choice of wool protected saddles. You may also bring your own equipment


  • Single supplement
  • Transport to and from Hacienda (Happy Gringo can quote a driver separately for this service if required)
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips

Tour Dates

  • This tour is available to start on any day throughout the year.

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