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Cotopaxi's Unique Horseback Riding Adventure

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Only a few hours from Quito is Cotopaxi National Park. The park, which is dominated by the well-known Cotopaxi volcano, features an amazing view, mountains, and a summit covered in snow. But besides only being beautiful to look at, there are different activities you can participate in, in this national park. The Cotopaxi Horseback Riding Private Tour stands out among these options since it offers a unique opportunity to take in the beauty of the area. This adventure offers a unique perspective of the park's natural beauty and a closer connection to the rich history of the Andes. It is more than just a ride!

The tour starts with a breathtaking view of the incredible Cotopaxi volcano, which rises to a height of more than 5800 meters. The views open as riders go on their horseback riding trip, embracing the enormous Andean highlands, beautiful valleys, and occasionally a glimpse of wild deer roaming around. The surroundings are a natural masterpiece, and it feels like being in a movie.

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The tour's inclusion is one of its features. The adventure is suitable for all ability levels, whether you are a beginner or an experienced rider. The horses are calm and well-trained, providing a relaxing experience for those who are new to the saddle. Meanwhile, experienced riders can enjoy the ability to ride across different landscapes, giving a sense of challenge and adrenaline to their adventure. The experience is unique to everyone, providing a fun and safe journey for all.

During the approximately two-hour ride, participants have the chance to truly connect with their surroundings. You can go as fast or as slow as you want. Whatever makes you feel comfortable. I found this horse-riding tour very relaxing: The rhythm of the horse's pace, the fresh Andean air, and the distant sounds of nature create a peaceful yet exhilarating experience.  This duration finds the perfect balance, allowing riders to take in the breathtaking scenery without overwhelming those who are new to horseback riding.

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The tour doesn't cut any corners to guarantee a hassle-free and enjoyable journey. All necessary equipment is provided. From riding helmets to comfortable saddles, and warm ponchos. This leaves participants free to focus on the experience rather than the logistical details. Experienced guides are available, not just for safety but also to offer insights into the rich Andean cultural heritage and biodiversity of the area.

Whether you are a nature lover, an adrenaline junkie or someone looking for a unique cultural experience, this tour promises an unforgettable journey among Ecuador's breathtaking landscapes. So, saddle up, and get ready for an experience that will never be forgotten!

Written by: Laura Bravo