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Quilotoa Loop Ride

Quilotoa Loop Ride (2021) - IT-ECRT11

Rates and Dates for 2022
Rates include*: Accommodations, All meals including wine/ beer with dinner on some nights & 5 riding days with bilingual guide (English, Spanish).
Wool ponchos, rain ponchos, chaps, saddle bag and helmets are provided - let us know in advance if you would like to borrow one of these items

Packages and Options

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* prices are per person based on double/twin occupancy

Transfer and Other Charges:

2021 Small group supplement (2-3 pax only), pp $150
2021 Single supplement (when not sleeping at Hacienda Alegria), price per night $150
2021 Transfer from Quito Airport, return, per car (1 - 4 pax)
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
2021 Transfer from Quito City, return, per car (1 - 4 pax)
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
2021 Extra day with meals and riding at the hacienda, dbl, pp $250
2021 Extra day with meals and riding at the hacienda, sgl, pp $280
Pick-up/ drop-off for this trip is from Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) in Quito or any hotel or bus stop in Quito. Transfer times are available anytime on any day of the week.

Tour Dates for 2022

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 01/01 - 12/31 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP 4 /10 Reserve
B 2021 01/01 - 12/31 9d / 8n 9 day trip with Cloud Forest... 4 /10 Reserve
Hacienda closed from Dec 21 to Jan 3

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Rates do not include: Departure tax, Transfers ferom/to Quito, Insurance & Gratuities


Due to COVID-19 Corona virus pandemic and certain travel restrictions we are applying some temporary policy changes to some of our tours.

For Quilotoa Loop Ride (IT-ECRT11):
We do have protocols as well as 4 disinfection and cleaning stations around the hacienda. All of our workers wear masks and follow protocols.
We have a sprayer with micro drops using hypochlorous acid to clean the rooms and common areas as well as riding equipment.

For more information please visit our COVID-19 Updates page at

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Quilotoa Loop Ride
Tour Code: IT-ECRT11
6 days / 5 nights ~$1,800.00
Dates : Available all Year

Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
Novice A rider who is capable of mounting and dismounting unassisted, capable of applying basic aids, comfortable and in control at the walk, moderate length posting trots, and short canters.
Intermediate A rider who has a firm seat, is confident and in control at all paces (including posting trots, two point canters and gallops), but does not ride regularly.
D Strong Intermediate
Strong Intermediate An intermediate rider who is currently riding regularly and is comfortable in the saddle for at least 6 hours per day.
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Basic
Lodging Level Explained
= Facilities in lodges, estancias, haciendas, resorts, etc.
Basic lodging - some with shared bathroom facilities, usually no AC or room service.
Regular standard room - usually with private bath.
 Accommodations with superior comforts.
 = Trips with nights in tent camps. Sometimes the first and last night are in hotels.
Basic tent camping - everyone helps out with camp chores.
Regular standard with some camp amenities and camp cook.
Camping facilities with superior comforts like camp shower, bathroom facility..
 = Trips that combine nights in hotels and camping.
Basic accommodation and basic camping facilities can be expected.
Regular standard with some nicer amenities.
Only assigned to hotel and camping facilities with superior comforts.

Online Reservation

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2022 01/01 - 12/31 6d / 5n 6 day trip, AP (5 riding day... 4 /10 Reserve
B 2022 01/01 - 12/31 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP (6 riding day... 4 /10 Reserve
C 2022 01/01 - 12/31 9d / 8n 9 day trip with Cloud Forest... 4 /10 Reserve
Day to Day Itinerary
Rates | Dates
Tack: North American style, English style, M...
Horses: Mixed Criollo (native South American),...
Pace: 4-5 hours of riding daily, moderate tr...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Quito
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