Experience a real Hacienda lifestyle

Plenty of experiences to choose from with your private guide and driver during your stay

Fully customizable activities such as hiking, biking, or horseback riding

The Central Andes

The culprit of the great geographical marvel that is Ecuador: the massive Andes Mountains. At their highest, Ecuador’s volcanoes reach daunting elevations of over 19.000 feet above sea level producing a unique spectacle of magical proportions: perpetual snow along the Equator. Ecuador has eight snow-capped volcanoes in Ecuador, glacier-dominated realms that mirror our planet’s polar ecosystems.

Nestled in the slopes of Rumiñahui Volcano, Hacienda El Porvenir’s fascinating location is the ideal spot for the most thrilling adventures while exploring the hacienda surroundings.  The southern Ecuadorian Andes astounding natural scenery is combined with spectacular attractions, including some of the most formidable snow-capped volcanoes in the world like the Cotopaxi volcano.


General Information
Operates: Daily When to go: this is a year-round destination
Highlights: Unique glamping experience at the foothills of volcanoes with stounding views of the Andes Physical Level: easy to moderate
Interests: Nature, Wildlife, Hacienda life Attire: Dress in layers
Weather: Temperatures range from 41 to 68°F.  The dry season starts from June to September and the rainy season, the rest of the year. This is an active program. Consider altitude! Over 11,800 ft. Even though the highlands have pleasant weather, due to altitude, the temperature is cold.
Day 1 Arrival at Quito international airport. Your guide will await you at the international arrivals hall. Transfer to your hotel in colonial Quito.


Day 2 Explore Quito Colonial Quarters. Overnight at Mama Cuchara hotel B
Day 3 Transfer to Hacienda El Porvenir across the Avenue of the Volcanoes. Arrival and activities with your guide during your stay.


Day 4 – 5 Explore the property or activities in the morning. Before noon, back to Quito for overnight. B/L/-
Day 6 Transfer to the airport for your international or Galapagos departure flight. B

B = Breakfast / L = Lunch / BL = Box Lunch / D = Dinner

Per person in double/twin domes and US Dollars 

Days Accommodation 2021 Rates 2022 Rates
Northern Andes Haciendas Hotel Mama Cuchara & Hacienda El Porvenir $ 1954 $ 1954

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    Hacienda Zuleta is a rare gem hidden in the Ecuadorian Andes. We stayed there for three nights with Gloria, our guide. She was a wealth of knowledge, a patient+friendly guide!

    Brendan, Australia - “Zuleta was an extraordinary place”

    We loved the tapestry and workshops in Otavalo. During our stay, we loved to walk around Cuicocha crater lake! Quite a breathtaking view!

    Deborah & Nicol, US - “A great market day!”

    Maria was excellent and courteous! She even helped me bargain in the Otavalo market! Meeting Belen, the hatmaker woman, was a unique experience!

    Ed & Sue, US - “Bargain at Otavalo”

    Gina was incredible! Excellent English, knowledge, and very pleasant.

    Brian, US - “Incredible guide”

    Giovanna is exceptionally knowledgeable, especially about Ecuadorian history & politics! She is an excellent storyteller

    Terry & Betsy, US - “Our guide was a storyteller”

    Gloria was a joy to be with! She was very knowledgeable.

    Maynard & Robin, US - “Fantastic experience”