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Tierra del Volcán

Tierra del Volcán is an inbound tour company that specializes in ecotourism and adventure travel in the Cotopaxi Area on the Central Andes of Ecuador since 1999.

With us, you can experience the Andes at their maximum intensity, discovering the charisma of its people, the diversity of its natural settings and the adrenaline rush of living a lifetime adventure with experts. We make sure you get personalized service in a welcoming environment while helping nature conservation and sustainable development in local communities.

We operate two working haciendas or ranches: Hacienda El Porvenir and Hacienda El Tambo, in the region surrounding the Cotopaxi Volcano, each one with its charm, ecosystem and distinctive touch.

A broad range of tours and activities are available, from horseback riding while experiencing the culture of the Chagra (the Ecuadorian highland cowboy), trekking around the premises enjoying the magnificent scenery, climbing impressive peaks immersed in awe-inspiring landscapes, ride a mountain bike through ancient eruptions of Cotopaxi and much more.

We always endeavor to make your stay with us enjoyable and as adventurous as they desire.

Featured trips & expertise

Horseback Riding in the Ecuadorian Andes
Multi-Adventure in the Ecuadorian Highlands - 3 Days

This multi-activity 3-day trip in the Ecuador Highlands offers adventure by day and high comfort by night. During this trip, you'll hike up a volcano, do a high ropes course, go horseback riding and enjoy a cooking class. Nights will be spent at a cozy and historic hacienda, a short drive from the capital Quito.

Hacienda El Tambo and Antisana Volcano on the backdrop
Cotopaxi Volcano By Horseback - 5 Days

If you love horses and want to experience Ecuador in a unique way, consider this five-day journey to volcano country. On this trip, multiple days are spent in the saddle as you traverse the high plains, stopping off to take in the views or walk amid stands of native trees. Magical nights are spent in the Andes at haciendas, where you'll eat hearty meals and rest up for the next days' journey.

Cotopaxi Volcano
Ecuador Volcano Trek - 6 Days

This 6-Day trekkers delight crosses stunning grasslands dotted with volcanoes in the highlands of Ecuador. Each day will be spent trekking in the open high altitude plains until the final ascent up Cotopaxi volcano. Along the way, we'll spot wildlife, meet Andean cowboys, sleep in tents and overnight in comfortable haciendas.