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Ecuador Horse RidingHacienda YanahurcoHacienda YanahurcoHacienda YanahurcoEcuador Andes Horse Riding
HACIENDA YANAHURCO

Deep in the Andean highlands sits a twelve-room ecological mountain reserve on 25,000 hectares of vast Ecuadorian countryside. Home to the Andean condor, black bear, deer, wolf, black-faced ibis, and tapir, the hacienda serves as a sanctuary for its surrounding wildlife. It is a paradise for sport fishing with 19 rivers, streams, creeks and the lake of Jatunchocha, although the activities available provide guests with more options than there is time for.

TRIP OPTIONS

3 Day Trip: Spend the first day acclimating to the 11,000 ft altitude while enjoying the amenities of the lodge and the spectacular scenery. The next two days are spent horseback riding to a waterfall and the adjoining river where you can fish. Later, view condors nesting alongside the magnificent cliffs of Vicious Valley's river, and hike through Cimmarone's rainforest and the last counterforts of the eastern Andes Mountain Range before returning to Quito.

Rodeo: Every year during the last two weeks of November, the largest roundup of the Ecuadorian Highlands takes place, in which 2000 heads of cattle are gathered to be counted, branded, and vaccinated. Guests are welcome to actively participate or can simply enjoy watching the talented horsemen do their work.

Camping: With a minimum of 8 people, travel to the private campground, which is carefully maintained and provides a large hut with a half bathroom, a grill with space for barbeque gatherings, and electricity from 18:00 to 23:00. Guests who do not have camping equipment have the option of staying in the "blue house," which offers three bedrooms each with full bathrooms and hot water.

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