Horse riding at Hacienda Totorillas

  • Destination: Andes, Cuenca & Southern Andes, Ecuador
  • Price from: $75
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Departs on: Any day (Group tour Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday only)
  • Level: Moderate
  • Group or Private tour

Spend a full day at Hacienda Totorillas in the mountains of Tarqui, only half an hour from Cuenca. Experience daily countryside life in the southern Ecuadorian Andes on horseback in a unique and memorable setting with this horseback riding tour.


This full day tour will take you half an hour’s drive from Cuenca to Totorillas, a charming private farm built in a gorgeous valley in the mountains of Tarqui. This tour is available as a group or private tour.
All horses used on these tours are gentle and professionally trained, which means that minimal experience is required. You’ll have the chance to take a ride along local trails through indigenous and private farms, primary forest, part of the ancient Inca Trail and small villages. The old trails from the colonial era follow the top of the mountain ridge, providing amazing views from the saddle.
You also have the choice to take part in optional activities such as farming tasks (agricultural, animal raising or dairy processing), rural walks or even kicking back to relax while enjoying the scenery.

This tour includes

· A bilingual (English/Spanish) guide
· Box lunch
· Horseback riding equipment
· Optional activities mentioned above
· Private transportation

This tour does not include

· Travel insurance
· Tips
· Any other service not mentioned herein


Tour type # passengers Price (per person)
Group $75
Private 1 $127
Private 2 $95
Private 3 $94
Private 4-5 $92
Private 6-7 $84
Private 8-9 $78
Private 10-15 $69
Private 16-25 $59


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