Horse Riding
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Horse Riding

Enjoy Andean scenery, indigenous communities and native forests on horseback
Day Tour (~4 hours)
By Duration: 1 day        By Destination: Cotacachi-Otavalo        By Interest: Horse Riding ||



Description: In private transport we will travel to a ranch where we start our horseback ride (3 hours) through native forests and indigenous villages where you can observe the daily life of the local families. We return on horseback to the ranch and private transport carries you back to town.

Difficulty: easy-moderate

Total Duration: ~4 hours

Note: There is also a 5-hour horse riding (LCT-5a), where we additionally visit Lake Cuicocha.


Tour Itinerary*


- 9am: start** at meeting point Runa Tupari office in Otavalo (pick-up from hotel in Otavalo is possible), drive to La Calera (~30min)

- 9:30am: horse riding (~3hours) in the countryside around the community La Calera

- 1pm: return to Otavalo, end of tour


*Given times are approximate times only. Starting times and order of activities may be changed due to weather conditions, clients┬┤preferences and other reasons.

** This tour can also be done in the afternoon (start 2pm, return Otavalo 6pm)





Included Services

Guide, private transport, horse & equipment

What to bring?

Mandatory: sun protection, fleece/warm layer, water (small bottle)

Recommended: camera, clothes that can smell of horse, some experience with horses

Optional: rain coat






40 US$

 37 US$

35 US$

Prices are per person. Ecuadorian clients will be charged an additional 12% VAT.
Children under 2 years travel for free. Children 2-6 years pay half the price.

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