Andes Traditions | Hacienda Zuleta

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Andes Traditions

5 days / 4 nights

Explore Quito's 16th-century colonial center, the largest and best-preserved in Latin America. Then, two hours north, visit Hacienda Zuleta, a working farm with an archaeological site, the Condor & Spectacled Bear Rescue Center, and outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and horseback riding. Don't forget to try the delicious Ecuadorian cuisine and meet the Zuleta community

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Starting Price per person

Gold | $ 1722pp


Quito & Hacienda Zuleta in the Ecuadorian Northern Andes

Highlights & Activities

Explore Quito´s old quarters. At Zuleta, horseback riding, hiking, and visiting the community artisan shops and archaeological sites

Physical Level

Easy to Moderate Hiking


Experience the magic of Quito's Historical Center, an awe-inspiring UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1978. Immerse yourself in the charming cobblestone streets and centuries-old Spanish-style residences nestled between two colossal volcanoes on your first day. The concentration of baroque churches and buildings in the old town makes Quito's urban core a true gem for sightseeing. With over a dozen beautiful churches to discover, the Iglesia de La Compañía stands out as a true masterpiece, overflowing with gold leaf and Baroque splendor.

Later, stay 2 days at Hacienda Zuleta, a 16th-century working farm. The hacienda features an impressive archaeological site with several Caranqui pyramids, the Condor & Spectacled Bear Rescue Center, and authentic Ecuadorian cuisine. Outdoor activities, such as hiking, biking, and horseback riding, are available for those who want to explore the surrounding nature. Visitors can also participate in the Condor Project and interact with the Zuleta local community. This historical hacienda provides an unforgettable experience for anyone looking to connect with Ecuador's rich Spanish and indigenous heritage and breathtaking landscapes.

5 days itinerary includes Colonial Quito and 2 days at Hacienda Zuleta in the Andes

Explore archaeological sites, indigenous communities, the Condor Rescue Center, and more than a dozen trails for hiking, biking, or horseback riding


Andes Traditions

staterooms and cabins
staterooms and cabins
staterooms and cabins
staterooms and cabins
staterooms and cabins


Our unforgettable journeys

5 days / 4 nights: Daily

Day 1

Arrive in Quito and transfer to the colonial quarters for overnight.

Day 2

Explore Quito colonial quarters by foot and later enjoy a chocolate-making master class. Overnight in Quito´s colonial Quarters.

Day 3

Depart for the Northern Andes and stay one night in Hacienda Zuleta. During your stay, you can Horseback riding, and hiking, and visit the community artisan shops and archaeological sites.

Day 4

Time to explore the Hacienda or pay a visit to the Otavalo Market before leaving for Quito. Spend the night near the airport

Day 5

Transfer to the airport on time for your departing flight.

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Where do we stay?

City Hotel | Room
Quito *Casa Gangotena | Luxury Rooms
*Wyndham Quito Airport | Deluxe Rooms
Northern Andes *Hacienda Zuleta | Deluxe Rooms


Additional information


The expertise of our Local Advisors

All ground private English-speaking guides, transportation, and airport transfers

All Accommodations with daily breakfast and full-board in Hacienda Zuleta

Sightseeing, visits, and entrance fees

Snacks and bottled water during sightseeing and unlimited soft-drinks at included meals


Meals or activities not detailed in your itinerary

Tips and gratuities or personal expenses

Soft and alcoholic beverages

Trip insurance

International air tickets