HUCHUY QOSQO HORSE RIDE 2D/1N

DAY 01: HIKE TO HUCHYQOSQO

The output of Cusco is at 9:00 AM, will travel by car 20 minutes to the archaeological complex of Sacsayhuaman, there begin our journey on horseback ride of three hours towards the Yanacocha lake ( 3,800 m. or 12,543 ft) where we will have lunch, in the afternoon, we will continue to Huchuyqosqo two hours on horseback (Inca archaeological site), arriving at 5:00 pm.

Overnight camping.

DAY 02: HUCHUY QOSQO – CHINCHERO – CUSCO

After breakfast We visit the archaeological complex Huchusyqosqo, and then continue our ride for approximately 4 hours to Chinchero (archaeological site Inca), on the way we visit the lagoon Piuray, hermozas also have a view of the Sacred Valley and the snow of Chicon and Veronica.

After the tour in Chinchero, we return to Cusco by bus, arriving at approximately 5:30 PM.

End of tour.

Includes:

  • Professional guide Spanish / English.
  • All meals (except breakfast the first day).
  • Camping equipment (double occupancy tents, dining tent, kitchen tent, mattresses Private transport back and forth.
  • Saddles, horses.
  • Extra horses to carry all the equipment.
  • Horsemen.
  • First aid kit.

We recommended to bring:

  • Warm clothing (hat, scarf, gloves).
  • Sunglasses.
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Raincoat, if rainy season (November to May)
  • lantern.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Water bottle.

Price: USD 350.00
Weight limit: 190 Pounds

TOUR CRUZPATA – MORAY – MARAS – SALT MINES

Tour “Cruzpata – Moray – Maras – Salt Mines”

Tour Time: Approximately 08 hours from the meeting at the Hotel or Travel Agency.
Places to Visit: Cruzpata Rural Community, Archaeological Center of Moray, The Village of Maras and finally the salt mines.
Departure times: 8:30 a.m. every day.
Brief Description: Everything begins with the meeting between our guide and the customers in the travel agency or Hotel, the tour guide will make the briefing and then take the private transportation to the rural community of Cruzpata , here we will contact our muleteers and horses, then we will go to the archaeological site of Moray, on the  way we will pass through stunning scenery, surrounded by snowy mountains and farmland with crops growing. Arriving in Moray our guide will explain the importance of this archaeological site where the Incas worked with plants and foods to adapt the plants to different altitude levels, according to scientific research it is known that in the agricultural terraces can be found up to 15 degrees difference in  temperature. After visiting the archaeological site of Moray, we take our horses and headed to the town of Maras , we do a small tour in this picturesque village where we will see a church that has over 400 years old, here in  Maras we leave our  horses, because we will take  our private transportation towards the famous “salt mines”, this place is exploited by the locals even from pre-Inca times, involves making small wells to hold water, this water contains salt particles that settle at the base  to be extracted. After we will return to Cusco on our private transportation. That is how  ends our day out at about 16:30 pm in the city of Cusco.

The service includes:

  • Round trip Transportation from the Hotel or Travel Agency To the Rancho in private car
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Saddle
  • Safety Helmets
  • Muleteer (goes to the care of horses)
  • Snacks for the ride
    • Mineral water or natural water
    • Cookies
    • 01 Sublime chocolate bar
    • 01 fruit

Not included: 

  • Tourist Ticket.

Price: USD 150.00
Weight limit: 190 Pounds

HORSEBACK RIDING TO MACHU PICCHU 4D/3N TOUR

HORSEBACK RIDING TO MACHU PICCHU 4D/3N TOUR

This horseback tour takes you from Cusco to the sacred valley of the Incas and Machu Picchu is designed for horse lovers.

We invite you to ride horse through the Andes around Cusco and the sacred valley of the incas.

This tour is offered from April to November including fascinating lagoons, archaeological sites as Saqsayhuaman, Moray (was an agricultural laboratory), Maras and Salineras, and of course the impressive Machu Picchu.

You will also enjoy lot landscape of the sacred valley of the Incas, where we offer camping or basic hotels under the starry and tranquility sky, lot of contact with local people working their farms.
If you are looking do something different than the other travelers this  is the best way to discover every corner between Cusco and the sacred valley of the Incas. The scenaries and geographic location of this region make very appropriate to practice horseback riding and camping in richest agriculture terraces dating from the Inca’s time.

Our trained staff will make unforgettable this equestrian tour, the combination of visit  Machu Picchu makes this an spectacular alternative for horse riders as you, don’t hesitate to e-mail us if you have any question about this tour or if you like to book online.

HORSEBACK RIDING TO MACHU PICCHU  ITINERARY

DAY 01: HORSEBACK RIDING FROM CUSCO TO SAQSAYHUAMAN –  PIURAY LAKE – SENQA MOUNTAIN

The tour starts since we pick up you at 7:00 am from your hotel and transfer to the ranch where we will meet the horses and the guides. We will talk about how to ride the horses, safety, checks the saddles, instructions to ride the horses on the uphill and downhill.

Today you will ride about 4 hours beginning in Cusco, Saqsayhuaman, the upper part of Saqsayhuaman and finally arrive to the camping zone located in Senqa (3725m) and next to this point is the Piuray lake (3670m). Today ride includes highlight of the Altiplano of Cusco, mountain range and lot of flora and fauna along the way.

DAY 02: HORSEBACK RIDING FROM SENQA – CHINCHEROS – HUAYPO LAKE – TIOBAMBA

The second day will be more exciting, we will ride the horses on the Altiplano seeing the local farmers making their daily activities. Today will be the longest ride including 5 or 6 hours of ride, having picnic as lunch on the half way  to the Inca complexes.

Following an easy way and mostly flat we will pass next of Chinchero (3720m), Huaypo  lake (3508m), and finally arrive to Tio Bamba (3550m) where we will set up the tents to spend the night in this very quiet little village. Tio Bamba village is the door to the sacred valley of the Incas, it means you will see lot mountain range in the other side of the canyon of Urubamba, peaks over 5 thousand meters as Chicon (5530m), Capacsaya (5044m), Pumahuanca (5318m) and Halancoma (5367).

This day the landscape also offers lot view of local people and agriculture activities.

DAY 3: HORSEBACK RIDING FROM TIOBAMBA – MORAY – MARAS – SACRED VALLEY OF THE INCAS – AGUAS CALIENTES

Today the horseback riding tour will be more exciting than the last day. After country breakfast with spectacular view of the mountain.  begin the guided tour to Moray (3470m) agricultural laboratory, here we will have a nice introduction how the ancient civilization developed many agriculture tactics on the highlands.  then we will continue riding following a nice downhill path for visit the Maras town (2980m) and them the salt mine, from this point is just downhill to the sacred valley of the Incas and continue riding along Urubamba River through lots of agriculture fields till Yanahuara village (2890m) where the ride ends, you will ride around 5 hours.

Around 2PM will be the last lunch in Ollantaytambo (sacred valley),  then we will  transfer you to the train station,  around 4pm aboard the train to Aguas Calientes, the bottom town of Machu Picchu. If time permit OPTIONAL visit the thermal baths located next of town. you will pass an Overnight in a comfortable hotel with private bathroom and hot shower.

DAY 4: AGUAS CALIENTES – MACHU PICCHU – CUSCO

At 5:00 am breakfast and half hour later we will take the first tourist bus to to Machu Picchu main door, to be the first visitors inside Machu Picchu archaeological site. you will have complete guided tour of this spectacular and mystical place.

The guided tour include walk through the different sections such as urban, agriculture, and the religions zone was used by the Inca Culture. According with the time and your feeling you can coordinating with the tour guide the climb to Huayna Picchu (Young Mountain) this climbing take around 1 hour to get the summit from where you can have the best view for photos of all Machu Picchu and of the deep green canyon surrounding the sacred Inca City.

At mentioned time you will take the tourist bus for descend to Aguas Calientes town. Lunch will be in town and then we will take the train to Ollantaytambo (Sacred Valley) and from ollantaytambo we take a private van to drop us to the hotel in Cusco.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • Official English-Speaking guide
  • Entrance to each archaeological site mentioned
  • 5 – 6 hours of ride per day through the highlands
  • Horses and saddles
  • Saddle bags will be provided if you like to put your personal items
  • 2 nights of camping on the Andes or Basic hotel
  • Camping gear as three people capacity tent for two participants with enough room to save your personal stuff
  • Dine tent (Private Service only)
  • Train tickets Ollantaytambo/Aguas Calientes/Ollantaytambo
  • 01 night of hotel in Aguas Calientes (3*)
  • Entrance to Machu Picchu
  • Bus up and down to Machu Picchu
  • All food for our camp staff

RECOMMENDATION
If this is your first time going to the Andes or High Mountains we recommend getting information about the ALTITUDE SICKNESS.

AVAILABLE
Any day (SINCE APRIL TO NOVEMBER)
Private Service (Private guide/van)

COSTS
2 participants $1800 USD each
3-5 participants $1600 USD each
6 to more participants $1500 USD each

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY

  • Day backpack with personal items, can be carried in the saddle bag
  • Wind-bloc Fleece or warm jacket
  • Long sleeved t-shirts
  • Hiking or riding boots
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Riding gloves (Optional)
  • Sleeping bag -10ºC (can be hire in our local office of Arequipa for $5 USD per day)
  • Drinking water is recommended 3Lt per person
  • Hat or cap to protect you from the sun
  • Sun block (sun protection cream)
  • Toiletries, towel and toilet paper
  • Selection of small snacks, chocolate, dried fruit, biscuits, etc
  • Camera, plenty of film and spare batteries
  • Good sunglasses
  • Extra money (soles) for tiping or to buy some souvenirs
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • RIDING ABILITY
  • This horseback riding tour demand intermediate and advanced experience.

NOT INCLUDED

  • Soft and alcoholic drinks
  • Hotel in Cusco
  • Sleeping bag -10ºC
  • International flight tickets
  • No mentioned meals
  • Tip and gratuities for guide and camp staff
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities

ADVICE FOR HORSE RIDERS
This tour is organized for all edges of travelers, don’t demands good physical condition because there not hard activities to do. This package is dedicated to families.

FULL DAY CUSCO

“Full day Cusco”
How long in the tour? : Approximately 06 hours from the meeting at the Hotel or Travel Agency.

Places to Visit: Q’enqo, Puca Pucara Tambomachay, Sacsayhuaman, Temple of the Moon and Balcon Del Diablo.

Departure times: 09:00 am Every Day

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: Everything starts with the encounter between our guide and customers at the travel agency or Hotel, once the briefing of the activity is done, we take private transportation to the archaeological site of Q’enqo for the respective tour, once finalized the tour we headed to the ranch to take the horses, here will give a speech about safety during the ride.

Once the speech ended we ride to the temple of the moon for we visit this important place, then we will take a path uphill to the community of Huayllarccocha to visit the archeological sites of Puca Pucara and Tambomachay, once the visit is done, we will back to Huayllarcocha community to take our horses downhill to the ” Devil’s Balony”, we arrive at this place at 12:30 approx. to take our picnic lunch.

At 13:30 we return to the ranch to arrive at 14:00 approx. Once at the ranch we take the mobility and headed to visit the archaeological site of Sacsayhuaman, the most important example of Inca architecture and engineering in our city.

After the visit we return to Cusco thus ending a day of great adventure and culture.

The service includes:

  • Round trip Transportation from the Hotel or Travel Agency To the Rancho in private car
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Saddle
  • Safety Helmets
  • Muleteer (goes to the care of horses)
  • Snacks for the ride
  • Mineral water or natural water
  • Cookies
  • 01 Sublime chocolate bar
  • 01 fruit

Not included:

  • Tourist Ticket.

Price: USD 120.00
Weight limit: 190 Pounds

FULL MOON TOUR

“Full Moon” tour with Horseback Riding Cusco – Minimun 02 paxs
The “Full Moon” Tour with “Horseback Riding Cusco” connects you with the ancient temple of the moon where you can feel the special energy that we have at this enigmatic place. The landscape is just beautiful and our horses are a great companion for this amazing experience in Cusco.

How long is the Tour?: Approximately 2.5 hours since the meeting in the travel agency or Hotel.

What are we going to see?: At this tour we are going to visit one of the most important mystic places in Cusco “The Temple of the Moon”, where we are going to recharge ourselves with positive energies. Also if you want we can leave a small offering “the Q’intu” that consists in three coca leafs.

Departure times: 7:00 pm “Every Full Moon Night”

Brief Description: Everything starts with the presence of our guide in the travel agency or the hotel for provide a briefing about the activity, you are going to take our private mobility to the ranch (the surroundings of Villa San Blas neighborhood), then we will find our horses and muleteers that are going to go with us all the tour, the guide will demonstrate how to control your horse, how to use our safety equipment such as helmets, first Aid kit Etc. that is how we start our journey. To end approx. At 9:00 pm.

The service includes:

  • Round trip Transportation from the Hotel or Travel Agency To the Rancho in private car
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Saddle
  • Safety Helmets
  • Muleteer (goes to the care of horses)
  • Snacks for the ride
    • Mineral water or natural water
    • Cookies
    • 01 Sublime chocolate bar

Not included:

  • Tourist Ticket.

Price: USD 65.00
Weight limit: 190 Pounds

04 RUINS TOUR

Tour “Four Ruins” with Horseback Riding Cusco

The “Four Ruins” Tour with “Horseback Riding Cusco” takes you to the most famous archeological sites around Cusco city. Such as: Qenqo, Pucapucara, Tambomachay and the fabulous Sacsayhuaman. Visit this places riding a horse is a great experience.

How long is the Tour?: Approximately more than 3 hours from the meeting at the Hotel or Travel Agency.

What are we going to see?: Qenqo, PucaPucara, Tambomachay and Sacsayhuaman.

Departure times: 9:00 am and 13:30 p.m.

Brief Description: Everything starts with the presence of the guide in the travel agency or the hotel for the respective briefing.

Subsequently our Private transport is going to bring us to the archaeological Center of Qenqo that you will visit, after we will find our horses and muleteers who are going to be with us during our Tour, after we take course to Pucapucara and Tambomachay, the horses leave us about 15 min walk of these places, after visiting Pucapucara and Tambomachay with our guide, we will go to Sacsayhuaman, where the tour will end with the horses and after visiting this archaeological site we will take our private transport to our hotel.

The service includes:

  • Round trip Transportation from the Hotel or Travel Agency To the Rancho in private car
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Saddle
  • Safety Helmets
  • Muleteer (goes to the care of horses)
  • Snacks for the ride
    • Mineral water or natural water
    • Cookies
    • 01 Sublime chocolate bar
    • 01 fruit

Not included:

  • Tourist Ticket.

Price: USD 65.00
Weight limit: 190 Pounds

MYSTICAL TOUR

“Mystical Tour” with “Horseback Riding Cusco”
The “Mystical Tour” with “horseback Riding Cusco” takes you to a beautiful landscapes and paths; you are going to visit some ancient Inca temples that are still used by the locals for making ancient ceremonies and offerings. Those places show us how the real religion on the Peruvian Andes is.

How long is the tour?: Approximately 3 hours since the meeting in the travel agency or Hotel.

What are we going to see?: At this interesting tour will get to visit the archeological centers of: Temple of the Moon and the “Inca face” (Chuspiyoc).

Departure times: 09:00 am & 13:30 P.M

Brief Description: Everything starts with the presence of the guide in the travel agency or the hotel for provide a briefing about the day’s activity, then you are going to take our private mobility to the ranch (the surrounding of Sacsayhuaman) , there we will meet our horses and muleteers that are going to go with us all the tour, the guide will demonstrate how to control your horses, how to use our safety equipment such as helmets, first Aid kit Etc. That is how we will start our journey. To end the tour approx. At 12:00 pm.

The service includes:

  • Round trip Transportation from the Hotel or Travel Agency To the Ranch.
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Saddle
  • Safety Helmets
  • Muleteer (goes to the care of our horses)
  • Snacks for the ride
    • Mineral water or natural water
    • Cookies
    • 01 Sublime chocolate bar
    • 01 fruit

DON’T NEED TOURISTIC TICKET


Price: USD 50.00
Weight limit: 190 Pounds

DEVIL’S BALCONY TOUR (Most recommended)

May 16, 2018 By tour Comments Off

The “Devil’s Balcony” tour “with Horseback Riding Cusco” takes you to a very exciting time, at this tour y are going to past throw some Andean communities you are going to see their way of life, farming, working together, see Andean people taking care about their sheep llamas or alpacas, also you are going to past throw some ancient Inca temples where you can be connected with the ancient energy from those places.

How long is the Tour?: Approximately 04 hours since the meeting at the Hotel or Travel Agency.

Places to Visit: Temple of the Moon, the “Inca Face “and the Devil´s Balcony (Chacan).

Departure times: 09:00 am and 13:30 p.m.

Brief Description: Everything starts with the meeting Between our tour Guide and the costumers at the Travel Agency or hotel , the guide is going to make a briefing, then we will Take our Transportation To the Ranch (Around Sacsayhuaman ) , here we will contact our horses and muleteers, after we will visit the archeological place of the Temple of the Moon , the “Inca Face” and finally the Fabulous Devil’s Balcony or also called “Chacan”, in each of those places mentioned above, our guide stops to do a detailed explanation about those Places, on the Devil’s balcony we are going to pass by a natural cave formed thousands of years ago, Which was used as Inca Shrine , at this place we are going to take our appetizers and then back to the ranch for Taking our Transportation to the city.

The service includes:

  • Round trip Transportation from the Hotel or Travel Agency To the Rancho in private car
  • Professional tour guide.
  • Saddle
  • Safety Helmets
  • Muleteer (goes to the care of our horses)
    • Snacks for the ride
    • Mineral water or natural water
    • Cookies
    • 01 Sublime chocolate bar
    • 01 fruit

DON’T NEED TOURISTIC TICKET


Price: USD 65.00
Weight limit: 190 Pounds