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La Escondida Farm

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Gonsalez Suarez N 30-67 y Gonesiat, Quito 170107, Ecuador
+593 99 970 1172
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Great scenario and very warm hostages

We spend a couple of days at La Escondida Farm, which is located apart from the common areas of the... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Bernardo B
Professional, personal and very knowledgable

Fernando Herrero was our guide for a week of hiking and bird watching in Ecuador. He was excellent... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2016
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La Escondida provides a variety of activities. Guests can horseback ride, mountain bike or hike as well; beginners, intermediate and advance riders are all very welcome We offer rides from 1 to 12 days by unique trails with stoning views, rides around active volcanoes, Paramos, cloud forest and coastal area. Each day will bring you new experiences and opportunities to learn more about Ecuador,
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13 Nov 2016
“Great scenario and very warm hostages”
30 Mar 2016
“Professional, personal and very knowledgable”
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Gonsalez Suarez N 30-67 y Gonesiat, Quito 170107, Ecuador
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+593 99 970 1172
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Reviewed 14 November 2016

We spend a couple of days at La Escondida Farm, which is located apart from the common areas of the Cotopaxi. Nice place for horseriding, the knowledge and guidance of Fernando Herrero, made a positive difference, he does know about horses and his knowledge of...More

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Reviewed 30 March 2016

Fernando Herrero was our guide for a week of hiking and bird watching in Ecuador. He was excellent! We spent some time in the Mindo area and then moved to the volcano areas of Quilotoa and Cotopaxi. Fernando's knowledge of the fauna and flora was...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2015

A few weeks ago, several great friends and I packed lightly to ride the mountains of Ecuador. Our guide, Fernando, owner of La Escondida Farm, was fabulous. He knew the countryside like the back of his hand and guided us safely to a new hacienda...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2015

Fernando and his team can do it all! Phenomenal tour guide, horseman, and person I can now call my friend. I would recommend this trip anyone and everyone. The horses are amazing...and spoiled! I always worry about the animals, but you could really see how...More

3  Thank campbella85
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Reviewed 1 March 2015

I was so lucky to find this special place due to a friend that knew the owner. It is very close to Quito. With private car It takes about 1 hour or 1 hour and half. The workers of the place are very helpful. Breakfast...More

3  Thank galapaguito2013
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Reviewed 17 January 2015

We didn't visit the farm, but friendly Fernando was our guide for a day tour in Quito for our family group of 9, during which he shared his extensive knowledge of the city with us in his excellent English. He picked us up on time...More

3  Thank Ken G
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Reviewed 26 October 2014

Fernando looked after us for 3 days on our trip to mainland Ecuador. He was outstanding in every way, professional, punctual, pleasant and, despite the weather not being good (misty, cold and rainy in Cotopaxi and Chimbarazo National Parks), found us interesting and often spectacular...More

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Reviewed 10 October 2014

Fernando Herrero's farm, La Escondida, is a cozy and welcoming place to stay in one of the most beautiful areas of Ecuador. With 16 beautiful horses on the farm from which to choose, the scope for riding is unlimited. The farm is less than one...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2014

Many thanks to La Escondida Farm for an amazing experience. The journey between the andean volcanos consisted of between 15 to 50 km horseback riding on a daily basis at 3000 to 4300 m altitude with quite strong and courageous horses (criollos, Spanish or half-Spanish...More

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Jean-luc W, partenaire at La Escondida Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2014
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Ma passion innée pour les chevaux et mon goût des voyages m’amènent à organiser des randonnées équestres et autres en...More

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