Comfortable beds in cozy antique-filled Haciendas are waiting for you at the end of each day’s ride, where you can enjoy a delicious meal and unwind by the open fireplace.
Saskia, Original Traveller
One of the best ways to explore the Ecuadorian Highlands, north of Quito, is on horseback, riding between historic Haciendas and working farms through spectacular scenery and beneath the snow-capped Andes.
Ollie is here to help give you the inside track.
Flight from London
GMT -5 hrs
The landscapes are wonderfully varied, from rocky ravines and arid plains, to dense woodlands and verdant valleys.
Travelling on horseback is a refreshingly relaxed way to discover this stunning region of Ecuador, ideal for those who want to spend a few days exploring the lesser known parts of the countryside. Riding and visiting local communities also offers a fascinating insight into a long-established Andean way of life. You can watch traditional weaving and embroidery in the village, as well as see the farmers using traditional processes as you pass through the patchwork fields.