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Highlights of Cloud forest horse riding tour

  • Number of Days

    3 days / 2 nights.
  • Visits

    Corazon Volcano.
  • Activities

  • Private tour

    Private or Group tour
  • Dates

    Choose your own flexible travel dates.
  • Prices From

    $550 Per Person!

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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.

  • 3 days of horse riding through the spectacular Andes mountains & unspoiled cloud forest.
  • Enjoy great views of Ecuador´s famous "The Avenue of the volcanoes".
  • Overnight at La Alegria colonial Hacienda & horse ranch.
  • Learn ancestral knowledge of medicinal forest plants.

Cloud forest horse riding tour


  • Minimun 3 passengers
  • $550

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  • 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 3 Ride 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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Tour Specifications


  • 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.

About Itinerary

  • This tour can run with a minimum of 3 riders.
  • Be prepared for all weather: periods of intense equatorial sun, followed by chilly Andes’ winds or rain.
  • You will spend time at altitudes exceeding 11,000 feet (3900m), so it is important to stay hydrated and drink plenty of water.

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