GTGC – 81 – QUITO
HACIENDA HATO VERDE
Full Day Tour – Private
Duration: 8 hours
Departure from your hotel in Quito through The Panamericana South Highway, enjoying the beautiful landscapes of the place, we drive to the impressive active volcano Cotopaxi (5.897 m. High).
Our first stop will be at the Limpiopungo Lake, and during our stay at the National Park, we can do a moderate level of trekking. Also, we can see from the lake the silhouette of the Cotopaxi volcano. We will have our lunch in Hato Verde Hacienda, then in the afternoon we will go to a tipical activity in the place, with our herd dairy cows graze peacefully year around on the Hacienda some of them are being milked daily and produce over a thousand five hundred liters of milk that supply the Quito market. The average per day is 14 liters per cow and the milk has a high 4.3% of fat and high protein (3.2%) due to the good management, genetics and organic fertilization. Every year Hato Verde requires to get a health certification of the herd as free of Brucellosis and Tuberculosis. Calve feeding is one of the most gracious activity specially for children, the calves grown next door to the hacienda and they are kept outside on the pasture and are fed 4 liters of milk every day.
Return to Quito and your hotel in the afternoon.
GROSS TOUR RATES PER PERSON
|GTGC – 81 – QUITO HACIENDA HATO VERDE
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|Full day program from Quito – 8 Hours
TOUR RATE INCLUDES:
Private transport and tour from Quito with English-Speaking Guide; All visits within tour and entrance fees; lunch
Tipping, gratuities to guides & driver, additional meals; expenses of personal nature