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Pululahua Crater Horseback-Riding Tour

Quito, Ecuador

Pululahua Crater Horseback-Riding Tour

Quito, Ecuador

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8 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Prepare for a fantastic horseback riding tour on the magnificent Pululahua Crater. Pululahua is an ancient volcano that on its last eruption (around 2500 years ago) left a beautiful and enormous caldera with vast fertile soil. The huge crater has 34 square kilometers of extension and has ample green flat lands. The lava dome rises 500 meters above the crater floor and is covered in lush cloud-forest vegetation. This ancient volcanic crater is one of the largest in the world, and the biggest inhabited one in South America.

What's Included

  • Professional and bilingual guide
  • Transportation from and to Quito (central meeting point)
  • Guided horse tour on healthy strong horses for all levels
  • Use of wellington/rubber boots, helmets, hats, chaps and other equipment
  • Lunch
  • Optional tips for guide
  • Extra food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

What To Expect


This day tour takes you to the magnificent Pululahua crater. In the morning we start driving to the ranch where the horses are waiting. From the ranch, robust and amiable mountain horses will take us through the stunning landscape of this ancient volcanic crater – the biggest one on the whole American continent and one of only two inhabited craters in the world – with its constantly changing sceneries and huge biodiversity. While circling the central lava cone, we witness volcanic

The Location

Where To Go

Mariscal Foch 681, Quito 170143, Ecuador

Departure time

9:00 AM


Quito, Ecuador

Return details

Returns to original departure point


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Great don't miss it. I...

Britt B | Aug 2017

Great don't miss it. I have already posted my review on Tripadvisor. It's expensive if you travel solo, however it's worth the price.

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Please bring comfortable clothing, a jacket and a raincoat just in case, sunblock, sunglasses, enough water and your passports.

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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