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Cotopaxi Adventure Ride


Cotopaxi Adventure Ride (2021) - IT-ECRT04


Rates and Dates for 2021
Rates include*:
Cotopaxi Adventure: Accommodation, Most meals with water, 7 riding days with English speaking guide & National park/private reserve entrance fees
Volcanoes & Vistas Ride: Accommodation, Most meals with water, 10 riding days with English speaking guide & National park/private reserve entrance fees
Riding helmets upon prior request (but we do recommend that you bring your own), wool ponchos, saddlebags and half chaps available on request.

Packages and Options

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  • SeasonYearDescriptionDays / Nights US$
    A
    20218 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adventure Ride8d / 7n$3175
    • Small group supplement (2-3 riders only), pp$345
      Weight supplement (over 85 kg, 95 kg max.)$350
      Single supplement - please inquire$0
  • B
    202111 day trip, AP- Volcanoes & Vistas Ride11d / 10n$3950
    • Weight supplement (over 85 kg, 95 kg max.)$440
      Single supplement - please inquire$0
* prices are per person based on double/twin occupancy
 

Transfer and Other Charges:



 DescriptionUS$
2021 Transfer from Quito Airport, pp, roundtrip (1-2 pax) $60
2021 Extra night in Quito - please inquire $0

Please Note: On day 1, guests need to make their own way to Cruz Loma Hotel, usually for 7.30am.

Tour Dates for 2021
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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 07/10 - 07/17 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 08/15 - 08/22 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 08/28 - 09/04 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 10/09 - 10/16 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
B 2021 11/03 - 11/13 11d / 10n 11 day trip, AP- Volcanoes &... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 11/20 - 11/27 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
B 2021 12/08 - 12/18 11d / 10n 11 day trip, AP- Volcanoes &... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 12/26 - 01/02 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve

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Rates do not include:
Cotopaxi Adventure: Alcolholic beverages, Dinner on Day 7, Gratuities, Transfer from Quito & Medical insurance (mandatory)
Volcanoes & Vistas Ride: Alcolholic beverages, Dinner on Day 10, Gratuities, Transfer from Quito & Medical insurance (mandatory)

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 Cotopaxi Adventure Ride (IT-ECRT04):

We are maintaining our policy of FLEXIBILITY in number of days and accommodation to meet the requests of each group. Exceptional last minute postponement policy in place.

To ensure safety during tours, and to give you peace of mind, we have drawn up a special sanitary protocol which will be adjusted as more scientific information comes to light.

Strict staff protocol:
- Hacienda & hotel staff and transport staff will be held to the highest sanitation standards including more frequent: hand washing, wiping down of all
surfaces in the accommodation, cleaning/sanitizing of tack, and changing of linens.
- Staff will be wearing a mask at all times when interacting with guests, food, linens, tack and other items that the guests will be in contact with. Disposable gloves will be used and frequently changed between each task to reduce cross contamination.
- Staff who demonstrate even mild/potential symptoms will be asked to stay home and their work area will be cleaned immediately after their departure.

Extra handwashing points:
As well as carrying gel hand sanitizer to be used by staff and guests, there will be extra handwashing points throughout the tours.

Requirements of guests:
- Before entering transport and the hacienda guests will be asked to disinfect their shoes with alcohol provided in spray bottles and apply hand sanitizing gel. This also applies to arrival at the hacienda after each day outside riding.
- Guests will be asked to frequently wash their hands/apply gel throughout the tour
- Before departure to the hacienda, guests will be asked to have their temperature checked and to fill out a short health survey.

In the case that you are travelling to get to us here in Ecuador, make sure you are up to date on your countries travel protocols, and ask us about ours. Be sure to take extra sanitation steps throughout your journey to ensure your own health and safety.


For more information please visit our COVID-19 Updates page at https://www.hiddentrails.com/article/covid19update.aspx

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Cotopaxi Adventure Ride
Tour Code: IT-ECRT04
8 days / 7 nights ~$3,175.00
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.

Online Reservation

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Season Tour Dates  Min / MaxReserve
A 2021 07/10 - 07/17 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 08/15 - 08/22 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 08/28 - 09/04 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 10/09 - 10/16 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
B 2021 11/03 - 11/13 11d / 10n 11 day trip, AP- Volcanoes &... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 11/20 - 11/27 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
B 2021 12/08 - 12/18 11d / 10n 11 day trip, AP- Volcanoes &... 4 /8 Reserve
A 2021 12/26 - 01/02 8d / 7n 8 day trip, AP- Cotopaxi Adv... 4 /8 Reserve
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Accommodation
Tack: ‘McClellan’ western style saddles with...
Horses: Local criollo crossed with Andalusian,...
Pace: Pace is varied due to the terrain with...
Walk, Trot, Canter,
Airport: Quito
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