The booking of this tour supports the conservation of The Cotopaxi National Park through the reforestation initiative at our partner hotel-hacienda . Thanks for being a sustainable traveler!
Departing Quito at 9 am, you will travel to our partner Hacienda located in the Cotopaxi national park. Upon arrival, you will have time to get comfortable in your rooms before enjoying a delicious lunch. Later in the afternoon, you will have the chance to explore the unique Cotopaxi national park on a hike through the Andes.
After breakfast we will get ready to enjoy a horseback ride! We head towards the slopes of the extinct volcano of Rumiñahui following exclusive paths, hearing local legends and tales. On the way we can see herds of wild bulls, Andean birds and wildlife, and feel the elation of the high Andean panoramas, from where 12 more volcanoes are visible on a clear day. In the afternoon you will do a hike to a waterfall and visit one of the surrounding communities as you get involved in a reforestation project. Your contribution to this project will directly benefit the conservation and rehabilitation of local Ecuador ecosystems. Afterwards, we’ll head back for dinner and settle down for bed.
After breakfast we will get ready to enjoy a mountain biking adventure! The first 4 km we bike on gravel and dirt roads all the way to the north entrance to Cotopaxi National Park, and from there we will cross the eastern road of Cotopaxi National Park, visiting some sites on the way. Inca Ruins, fresh water springs and Andean lakes. Afterwards we will return to the hacienda to enjoy our last lunch. After lunch we will make our way back to Quito arriving late in the afternoon.