Are you ready for an unforgettable adventure ride? Our 3-day horseback riding tour into the breathtaking Bomboli Cloud Forest is the ideal way of experiencing the Ecuadorian Andes and the mystical cloud forest at the same time. From wide open fields to small trails in the deepest nature – get ready to escape from reality and enjoy this adventure ride. Our horses are well-trained with the basics of natural horsemanship, this makes the ride safer & them even better adventure partners for you! This tour covers apprx. 70km (44 miles) in total while leading through mountain and forest terrain, it is very recommended to experienced riders.
Let’s make amazing new memories!
The client's weight limit is 170lbs, our horses are strong but on a long mountain trek this is the maximum capacity.
Please ensure that you are in good health condition, we will be riding in altitude (highest elevation is 11.400ft) and on the last two days we will be apprx. 5 hours on the horse.
o Riding/Hiking boots (if possible waterproof)
o Rain gear
o Warm clothing (layers are recommended)
o Gloves, hat/beanie
o Sunscreen / sunglasses
o Warm sleeping clothes
Introduction: We will start with an introduction about all the basics of the biology of horses, their natural behavior and natural horsemanship, our base method to work and live with our horses. Then you will be introduced to your horse and will get to know its personality, check the equipment and get to know riding it in our field. This allows you to gain confidence before starting the first short trek.
Trek:The first trek will be basically to warm up with your horse and get to know some local villages and beautiful mountain views. We will ride towards the Corazon volcano and on a clear day you will have stunning views onto the Cotopaxi volcano. Around 2pm we will be back in the Hosteria PapaGayo so you can enjoy a delicious lunch. The rest of the afternoon you have free time to either take a walk, rent a bike or just relax in front of our cozy fireplace. At night you will enjoy a great dinner.