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Otavalo Ride


Otavalo Ride (2021) - IT-ECSR02


Rates and Dates for 2021 | 2022
Rates include*: Accommodations, All meals & 3 or 5 riding days with Spanish speaking horse guide (depending on program)

Packages and Options

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  • SeasonYearDescriptionDays / Nights US$
    A
    20215 day trip, AP5d / 4n$865
    • Single supplement$20
      Triple room discount, pp($5)
  • B
    20217 day trip, AP7d / 6n$1520
    • Single supplement$145
      Triple room discount, pp($50)
* prices are per person based on double/twin occupancy
Gratuity: 10 %
Tax: 12 %    

Transfer and Other Charges:



 DescriptionUS$
2021 Transfer from Quito airport or hotel (1-2 pass) return ~
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
$190
2021 Transfer from Quito airport or hotel (3-4 pass) return ~
This is a "Group Rate" - to be paid locally
$215
2021 Local bus from Quito, one way ~
- to be paid locally
$5
Pick-up/ drop-off for this trip is from Mariscal Sucre International Airport (UIO) in Quito. Transfer times are available at any time on any day of the week. Check out is at 12:00pm (noon) on the last day.

Tour Dates for 2021 | 2022

Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 01/01 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP 1 /7 Reserve
B 2021 01/01 - 12/31 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP 1 /7 Reserve
any time throughout the year
Sold Out Dates: Mar 4-9, Mar 20-234, May 31 to Jun 3, Jul 17-24, Aug 9-21, Oct 10-13, Oct 18-21, Nov 7-10, Nov 15-24

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Rates do not include: Transfers from/to Quito, Gratuities, Taxes, Insurance, Extra riding hours

Note:

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

For Otavalo Ride (IT-ECSR02):

If cancelling your trip by precaution, normal policy applies.
If cancelling your trip for serious reasons (quarantine, travel ban) it is possible to reschedule.

The following protocols have been implemented regarding the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

EMPLOYEES
All employees are regularly trained in compliance with safety standards and procedures in accordance with the requirements of Ministry of Health and Ministry of Tourism.
- Avoid greetings involving contact, between staff and the guest.
- Maintain a safe social distance (1m open spaces and 2m closed spaces)
- Each employee performs his duties in disposable gloves and, in accordance with the requirements, in a mask or protective helmet, in parts of the facility where direct contact with the guest takes place.
- Hand Hygiene: Proper and frequent hand washing, after sneezing, handling of commonly used stationery, money, contact with contaminated surfaces, etc.
- Employees have access to hands sanitizing and personal protective materials.
- Each work area and facilities are disinfected regularly, using all safety standards.
- Use of daily clean work clothes
- Sanitary filter for employees, before start working: temperature taking with an infrared thermometer, mandatory wear mask, hands washing and sanitizing, shoe sanitizing mat
- After coming to work, each employee undergoes a wellbeing checkup, in case of negative symptoms the employee is not allowed to work

HACIENDA COMMON AREAS
- Furniture in social areas is adequately distributed to guarantee safe social distance between clients.
- We have increased the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting in public spaces, with a focus on the counter at the front desk, main house, library, game room, squash room, the children's corner, door handles, objects and surfaces that are in contact with the customer, public bathrooms.
- The corridors, social areas and hotel lobby are ventilated several times a day
- The public bathrooms have paper dispensers or a hand dryer, soap. The public bathrooms also  have trash cans with lids and are not manually operated.
- Hand sanitizer is available in each public area
- Entrance to the hotel lobby, main house and library is equipped with shoe sanitizing mat.
- Only guests of the hotel and employees are allowed to stay on the premises.

RESTAURANT AND BAR
- The capacity of the restaurant and bar will be reduced in order to prioritize social distancing.
- We will try to avoid commonly used paper menus replacing them with virtual menus (if we cannot, it will be disinfected after each use).
- The table linen will be changed after each use and we will disinfect tables, chairs and objects that are in contact with guests.
- The crockery, glassware and cutlery will be disinfected with more care.
- Restaurant and bar are ventilated and disinfected after each service (breakfast-lunch-dinner).
- Restaurant staff work with masks / face shields, maintaining a safe social distance.
- Meals might be delivered to room upon guest's request.

ROOMS
- Rooms will be ventilated after checking- out, along with complete disinfection of furniture, walls, floors, mirrors, windows, decorations and equipment available in the room.
- Towels and bedding is changed according to safety standards and using disinfectants
- Detailed disinfection of bathroom rooms is carried out every day using single-use materials and disinfectants
- Daily cleaning, taking all necessary precautions. The procedure is supplemented with thorough ventilation, each time disinfection of furniture and equipment available in the room,
- All rooms are equipped with hand sanitizers.
- Placement of anti-fluid linings on the pillows.
- The cleaning staff will not enter to clean rooms if the guest is inside. Cleaning staff work with gloves, mask and safety glasses.

CHECK IN OF CUSTOMERS
- Hands sanitizing, gloves and disposable masks are available at the reception, if guests need them.
- The client must check-in with a mask.
- The check-in procedure includes mandatory health declaration. Failure to express the statement may result in the inability to provide the hotel service
- Passenger bags will be disinfected before taking them to the room.
- The reception area and lobby of the hotel are disinfected at least once an hour and ventilated regularly.
- Commonly used stationery, pens, will be disinfected after the guest uses them.

TRANSFERS
- Transportation will not be shared with external customers
- Passengers and driver will wear a mask (mandatory)
- Before boarding the vehicle, it is necessary to disinfect footwear and suitcases
- Hands sanitizer will be provide to the guest
- The vehicle will be disinfected before and after providing a transfer service


 


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Otavalo Ride
Tour Code: IT-ECSR02
5 days / 4 nights ~$865.00
Dates : Available All Year

Trip Rating :
Difficulty : Riding Level
Riding Level Explained
ABeginner
Beginner A rider who has limited experience, is unable to post the trot and does not canter.
BNovice
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.
CIntermediate
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.
EAdvanced
All of the above, plus an independent seat, soft hands, and capable of handlinga spirited horse in open country.
Lodging: Standard
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.

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Season Seasons  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 01/01 - 12/31 5d / 4n 5 day trip, AP 1 /7 Reserve
B 2021 01/01 - 12/31 7d / 6n 7 day trip, AP 1 /7 Reserve
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Otavalo
Tack: Ecuadorian (similar to Western)
Horses: Creole, Peruvian
Pace: Moderate with trots and some short can...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Quito
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