Quito, Ecuador

Chagras Way - Andean Cowboy Adventure

Experience a unique cultural insight into the Chagra, or Andean Cowboy lifestyle. Enjoy some of the most impressive landscapes of the Central Andes of Ecuador on horseback while riding with authentic Chagras. Along the way, they share their stories, skills, and expertise on handling horses. This expedition gives you the opportunity to connect yourself with nature and learn some of the basic skills of an Andean cowboy.

Right for You?

Duration

5 Days / 4 Nights

Travel Style

Active Adventure and Cultural Immersion

Languages

Spanish and English

Physical Activity

Moderate activity and Challenging workout

Location

Mountains and Rural Communities

Connect

Wifi: Limited
Cell: Available
Starts at:

$905/person

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Speaks: Spanish and English

Highlights

  • Learn the traditional lifestyle & culture of the Chagra, an Ecuadorian Cowboy!
  • Horseback ride through the areas of several volcanoes, as well as the beautiful Tierra Del Volcan property
  • As you travel across majestic Andean panoramas, see herds of wild bulls, birds and other wildlife.

Details

Availability

Flexible Departure Date
All year

What's Included

Lodging

4 Nights Eco Lodge

Guide

Bilingual guide

Room

Private Room and Private Bathroom

Food

Some meals included (see itinerary)
Dinner each night is not included.

Transport

Horse

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Your Local Host

Tierra del Volcan

Locally Owned

Tierra Del Volcan operates two haciendas in Ecuador: Hacienda El Porvenir & Hacienda El Tambo, located in the region surrounding the Cotopaxi Volcano. They each have their own charm, ecosystem and distinctive touch. A wide range of tours and activities available include: horseback riding, Chagra cultural activities, dining in traditional straw-roofed farmhouses, camping in hidden mountain folds, trekking, zip lining over hills and valleys, & mountain bike riding.

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Getting There

Transport options

Get picked up (included)
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