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Highlights of Quilotoa Loop Horse Riding Tour

  • Number of Days

    6 days / 5 nights.
  • Visits

    Quilotoa Loop.
  • Activities

    Horse riding, Indian communities.
  • Private tour

    Private or Group tour.
  • Dates

    Choose your own flexible travel dates.
  • Prices From

    $1150 Per Person!

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Quilotoa Loop Horse Riding Tour


An unforgettable horse-riding tour for intermediate or experienced riders, taking you through the stunning mountain landscapes of the Quilotoa Loop area, passing through local indigenous villages along the way.

  • 6 days of horse-riding action through the spectacular Andes mountains.
  • Fascinating visits to off the beaten track indigenous villages.
  • Discover the stunning scenery of the Toachi Canyon area & Illinizas Reserve.
  • Incredible views of breathtaking Quilotoa Crater Lake - hidden gem of the Andes.

Quilotoa Loop Horse Riding Tour


  • Number of passengersPrice Per Person
  • 1 Passenger$1150

*Mimimum 3 riders

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  • DAY 1 Arrive to the Hacienda – Get acquainted with the horses + Visit the Milking Barn and Aging Cheese Cave (Riding time 4 hours).
  • DAY 2 Isinlivi - Ride along ancient mule tracks south of the Ilinizas Volcanoes (Riding time 4 to 5 hours).
  • DAY 3 Sigchos - Ride along the spectacular Toachi Canyon. (Riding time 4 to 5 hours).
  • DAY 4 Chugchilan - Ascend to the edge of the mountain range + Stop by at one of the artisanal cheese factories + Visit Chugchilan village (Riding time 4 to 5 hours).
  • DAY 5 Quilotoa - Ascend to the edge of the volcano, ride for an hour and a half following the path + walk towards the edge of the crater and explore the lake. (Riding time 4 hours).
  • DAY 6 Tour ends - After breakfast and a visit to the viewpoint of the lagoon, we will be transferred by car back to Hacienda la Alegria (2.5 hours).

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

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Tour Specifications


  • All the necessary equipment, including wool ponchos, rain ponchos and chaps, horse bag, and helmets
  • Accommodation in double/twin rooms
  • Bilingual guide (Spanish/English)
  • Lunch Boxes on rides
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary, gourmet international and Ecuadorian food.
  • 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 this 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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