GTTV – 83 – HACIENDA EL PORVENIR
Andean Volcano Mountain Bike
Three Days / Two Nights
DAY 1: Quito / Hacienda El Porvenir Trails
We leave your hotel in Quito early in the morning (07H30) and head towards Hacienda El Porvenir. After testing our bikes and a short briefing of how to handle them, we start riding on the hacienda trails. This NEW single track pass through native woods that have been planted for habitat restoration and conservation. We will enjoy a delicious lunch and then return to our mountain biking adventure on a different trail.
Overnight accommodations at Hacienda El Porvenir
DAY 2: East Route and El Tambo trail
Hacienda Breakfast. Today’s ride will cover 42 km with an average altitude of 3,800 m/12,464 ft. It is a worthwhile effort. We will cross the eastern road of Cotopaxi National Park, visiting some sites on the way including Inca Ruins, fresh water springs and Andean lakes. We will then follow a beautiful 18 km (11 miles) exclusive trail to El Tambo. Box Lunch. At our arrival to El Tambo Hacienda house, we will be welcomed with a drink next to a crackling fireplace and a hot shower. A delicious dinner will be served.
Meals: Breakfast, Box lunch
Overnight accommodations at Hacienda El Tambo
DAY 3: The Road of the Lahars and return to civilization
Hacienda Breakfast. We leave early from the El Tambo house and begin our return to civilization. The first 20 km (12 miles) have a slight uphill inclination and short climbing portions. Once we reach El Encañonado, the road flows downhill and the bike can roll without much physical effort. Box Lunch. We reach the higher road of El Canal, which is a flat road following a water canal. The views are superb. We pass by Limpiopungo Lake and bike to Hacienda El Porvenir. We will then have some drinks at El Porvenir and drive back to Quito and hotel.
Riding time: approximately seven hours
Meals; Breakfast, Box lunch
Bikes provided for tour: Bull King Cobra model 2012 (German manufacture), Components: Shimano SLX, front suspension, hydraulic disc brakes. For an extra fee of US$360 you can also hire our Ibis Mojo carbon frame, full suspension 140mm, hydraulic disc brakes
GROSS TOUR RATES PER PERSON
|GTTV – 83 – HACIENDA EL PORVENIR
|Andean Volcano Mountain Bike – 3 days / 2 night
TOUR RATE INCLUDES:
One night accommodations at Hacienda El Porvenir and one night at Hacienda El Tambo
Activities as indicated in itinerary
Daily breakfast and lunch as described in itinerary
One soft drink per meal;
Guides (English speaking mountain biking guide)
Bike (Bull) and bike protections (helmet, knee and elbow protection); Water
Entrance fee to El Tambo Conservation Area
Safety backup transport
Roundtrip transport between hotel in Quito and haciendas
Entrance to APU Mountain SPA wet area
Dinner at Hacienda el Porvenir and Hacienda el Tambo; gratuities and tips for guides and drivers; land services and tours not indicated in the itinerary; Alcoholic drinks; Taxes; Expenses of personal nature; travel insurance
NOTE: Itinerary subject to change due to weather conditions.