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Scenic Equestrian Full Day Trip in Ecuador

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This Experience is one of many in this collection!
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Why we included this experience:

  • See Ecuador’s highest active volcano 
  • Peaceful and picturesque trekking 
  • Abundant photo opportunities

Experience description

This stunning horseback trek is a welcome addition to the Tinggly portfolio, combining as it does stunning scenery, an elegant, romantic form of travel, and strong links to the history and culture of Ecuador. Horseback riding in this country dates back to 1534, when the Spanish conquistadors first arrived, and it is an excellent way of navigating the rocky, almost lunar landscape around the Chimborazo Highlands. With local, indigenous guides to show you the route, sit back on your trusty steed and enjoy some sumptuous panoramic vistas.

Other things to recommend this gorgeous Ecuador gift experience? You’ll be trekking around the country’s highest active volcano, Chimborazo, the summit of which is the farthest point on the surface from the centre of the Earth. You’ll pass through remote mountain villages, heading towards Salinas de Guaranda, a traditional pueblo famed for its cobblestones and colourful houses, as well as its cheese and chocolate. So bring some spending money, and a camera. Highly recommended.


Highlights:

  • Trek beneath the shadow of a volcano 
  • Spectacular sightseeing opportunity 
  • Taste delicious chocolate and cheese

What's Included:

  • Return transportation from Riobamba
  • Indigenous guides
  • Small packed lunch

Good to know:

  • Optional gratuities
  • Full training given but you should be comfortable on a horse

Experience details

For 1 person
All year
Land & Nature
Catch your breath

Location

Riobamba, Ecuador