Crescent Moon Tours Presents Ecuador Riding Tour June 2016
TOUR DATES JUNE 11 - 19 --NOW BOOKING -- This is a small group tour that is 75% filled as of Mar 18.
Itinerary June 2016
Day 1 – 11th - Arrive in Quito, Ecuador - transfer to Hotel Patio Andaluz in Quito.
Day 2 – 12th – Become accustomed to the altitude, visit sites of Quito. Lunch included. Dinner on your own, relax.
Day 3 – 13th - First day of riding. We will drive to the Hacienda La Querencia, mount up on their experienced horses and adjust tack. We will ride in the countryside, then stop for lunch at a restaurant (included). After lunch we will ride back another route back to the hacienda. We will be dropped off at the hotel and walk to an Italian restaurant, or the restaurant of your choice.
Day 4 – 14th - Second Day of riding. Bus to Hacienda La Querencia, and we will ride to Llanacocha Natural Reserve. We will break for a boxed lunch on the trail (included). We will ride the Ecuador Inca Trail today. Then we will bus to Hacienda Hato Verde, check in and have dinner (included).
Day 5 – 15th - Third day of riding, we will ride the spectacular views of the volcanos today about 3 to 4 hours. Return at 12:30, depart on bus and we will soon stop for lunch on the way to Banos. Upon arrival we will check into Luna Runtun hotel and Spa. Spa services are available and we highly recommend that you enjoy a hot rock treatment, massage or whirlpool before dinner. Dinner is included with your stay; Spa services are extra cost – list available.
Day 6 – 16th – Breakfast, bus departs for jungle. Upon arrival, transfer to Casa del Suizo Jungle lodge hotel by canoe. “Tame’’ Jungle walking tours to see flora & fauna (included). Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 7-- 17th – Breakfast, Short walk or boat ride tours to Butterfly reserve, Jungle wildlife reserve (admission included). Lunch and Dinner included.
Day 8 - 18th – Breakfast, check out, leave Casa del Suizo about 9:00 AM. Boat then bus to Quito via Papallacta, a different route with interesting sites. Lunch at Papallacta, and some relaxing time. Planned arrival in Quito 7:00 PM. Transfer to the Garden Hotel (Hosteria San Jose), check in and group farewell dinner. This is a charming hotel about 15 minutes from the airport with an airport shuttle available. If you are relaxing here until your flight, there are two swimming pools, a spa, gym, and hiking trails, as well as spacious and restful outdoor gardens.
Day 9 - 19th – Most people will have early flights to North America today. Check out time is noon. Extra days are available or we can help you book other travel in Ecuador.
The pricing for the itinerary above is $2295. US based on double occupancy. Single supplement for the trip is $450. (Room mate matching may be available)
Included: Ground transportation, hotels / lodges, breakfasts, meals if indicated as included, tours as indicated. Horseback riding, instruction and guides,
Not included: Airfare roundtrip to Ecuador (may use airline points, purchase own ticket or we have a travel agent who can arrange the best fare for you); horseback riding helmets, lunches and dinners unless indicated as included; optional tours.
Limited Space Available. If you are interested in booking on this tour, please email to arrange download the CM Tour Agreement, email or phone with questions.
Yes - You can add Historical Cuenca or a Galapagos Islands tour after!
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