Mountain Biking


Cotacachi has Some of Ecuador’s
Best Mountain Biking

Whether you’re a beginner or super advanced and looking for a challenge, Cotacachi has a huge range of mountain biking options. Explore on your own or hire a guide, either way the ride is fun and you will be surrounded by breathtaking landscapes. You can also buy a bike in Cotacachi for yourself, or your kids, as well as train with a professional at Cotacachi’s new BMX track.

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If you prefer a guided tour

There are several tour companies in Cotacachi that offer mountain biking tours,
and a couple based in Quito that also offer mountain biking tours in and around Cotacachi as well as complete tours of Ecuador by bike.


From an altitude of 3.300m (10.800ft), close to Lake Cuicocha, we descend by bike for app. 3 hours, passing indigenous villages and visiting the botanical garden in Turuco. We will continue to the town of Cotacachi and the village of La Calera, where we will have lunch.
Later, we return in private transport or on bike (optional).

Tel: +593 02 2687 2337 | +593 98 310 3202
Email: info@ecuadorandeantrails.com


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Tel: +593 99 713 3413
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Quichua Native Travel Tours

Native Quichua Travel is a community organization that promotes the recovery and protection of culture and nature at the same time creating jobs for communities. Mother organization QUICHUA NATIVE TRAVEL encompasses several sub-community organization aimed at providing tourism services with excellence and quality; tourism service providers are thoroughly trained in different topics relating knowledge and good performance in the tourism area. Our organization is comprised of two indigenous communities in the area of ​​Cotacachi, community organizations and associations of small craftsmen. Our path to development has a beginning but not an end, if it was better today will be better tomorrow.

Tel: +593 06 255 4243 | +593 95 889 8416 | +593 98 572 1470 | +593 99 521 1425
Email: quichuatours@gmail.com | contact@quichuatrous.com

Runatupari Native Travel

Runa Tupari Native Travel is a tour operator specialized in rural community tourism. It was established in 2001 by the Union of Rural and Indigenous Organizations of Cotacachi (Unión de Organizaciones Campesinas e Indígenas de Cotacachi, UNORCAC) together with four indigenous communities in the District of Cotacachi – Ecuador. Runa Tupari in the local Kichwa language means “encounter with local people” and expresses our aim to facilitate cultural exchange between visitors and the inhabitants of the region. Visitors will experience a close contact with nature and, above all other things, a truly intercultural living space. All of Runa Tupari´s profits are reinvested to improve living conditions in the rural communities, directly through the community councils or through UNORCAC and their projects (for more information about UNORCAC and their work, please visit www.unorcac.org). Runa Tupari´s efforts have been recognized by many awards, amongst them the Merit Award by the Ecuadorian Ministry for Tourism (2008) and the Quality Certificate PACHAMAMA (2012).

Tel: +593 99 959 0646