Horseback tour of Ecuador takes you to its most scenic places
By Rosemary McClure
Jan 02, 2019 at 6:50 AM
Ride through the Ecuadorean Andes on an eight-day horseback tour that passes through some of the country’s most scenic and biologically diverse areas.
The seven-night Surtrek itinerary includes a walking tour in Quito, the capital; rides to Ambato, known as the city of flowers and fruit; and villages such as Simiatug, Salinas de Bolívar and Guaranda. The trails, which are appropriate for intermediate riders, include six hours along the Inca trail that once linked Quito with Cusco, Peru.
Dates: Available year-round.
Prices: From $3,200 per person, double occupancy. Includes accommodations, meals, use of a horse, guide service, saddlebags and other gear. Tours can be customized for novice and expert riders.