Our horseback riding tour is the best option to experience the atmosphere of the Andes and sightseeing the surrounding volcanoes. Our horses are well-trained well fed and are willing to take you on a ride to explore the Andes, ideal for rookies and expert riders.
The tour begins with an instruction in a safe enclosure with the help of an experienced guide. This allows riders to gain confidence with the horses. The trail begins from PapaGayo North Hosteria and heads towards the Cayambe volcano and it surroundings. From the trail, you have great sightseeing of the famous Cayambe Valley. You can choose from a 2, 4 or 6 hours tour.
You can also see the the communities of Santo Domingo, Caminos Altos de Ayora and you cruise the forest Paqui Estancia.
Arriving to at camping field, we build up the tents (3000m¨). Having dinner around the campfire with time to tell stories and legends.
We start the day with a campfire breakfast. We will ride back towards the Cayambe Area. After having our lunchbox we will continue riding back to the Hosteria Papagayo, where a hot coffee or tea and a piece of cake are waiting for us. You can stay at the Hosteria PapaGayo or retun to Quito.
We strongly recommend you rent chaps to protect your legs from either dirt or possible injuries. You can rent them for an extra price of $8 per day, please notify the staff of the Hosteria if you wish to rent them. We also supply helmets free of charge.
Gulliver Expeditions is a local operator that organizes Ecuador Tours to travelers that like to experience Unlimited Adventures like climbing to the closest point on earth to the sun in the Chimborazo Volcano or travel along the deepest landscapes in the Amazon Rainforest to the stunning sceneries of the Galapagos Islands.