Cusco horseback riding tours, with Peruvian paso horses
The Cusco Horseback Riding Tours are synonym of fun!, we take you to discover wonderful sites, picturesque villages, trails surrounded by many colorful plants, full of history and traditions. Our Peru horseback riding programs include visit to archaeological sites where breathing goes easy, and leads by non touristy places.
For all of our programs we have the, Peruvian Paso Horses, which is a breed of light saddle horse known for its smooth ride. Distinguished by its natural, four-beat, lateral gait called (paso llano). This breed is protected by the government since November 28, 1992, and declared a Cultural Heritage, by the National Institute of Culture.
This means that you will enjoy riding special horses, while you enjoy the nice landscape of sacred valley mountains.
These are quiet horses (for people with basic experience), and speed horses for experienced. We have half day programs, full day programs, and we also can arrange large programs, that can involve camping. We can fit our itineraries for long programs that can even include Machu Picchu, or other interesting places. If you want more info about our horseback riding tours, contact us.
For additional cost, we can arrange picnic lunch at the banks of a nice lake, for this tour consider 8 hours , we can pick you up, from your hotel in urubamba, ollantaytambo train station, or any point.
Cusco horseback riding tours: by Huaypo Lake
Our horseback riding tour in Cusco region, takes place any time before 12:00 hours. Our personnel will meet you in your hotel, then we drive you to cruzpata a little village with fantastic landscape view we meet our muleteers and horses.
Here you will have a brief horseback riding directions, then we start it, we take a path that is not frequented by other people, by a nice lake called huaypo is the main attraction, and literally we drive at the banks of the wonderful lake, Our muleteer will show you the path.
If you have no experience he can pull the horse, for expert riders, our guide will be your escort, and show you the trail, the tour takes by eucalyptus forest, then we arrive at the lake and stop to have our snacks (As optional we include a picnic lunch at the lake), then we continue by small village named huaylla cocha, we pass native farms.
After a nice experience on Peruvian Paso horse, we´ll arrive to the ranch of the horses, where we take our transport back to the city.
The Cusco horseback riding tours, can start at any time; (tour itself takes about 4 hours), plus time to get there and return you need to consider about 7 hours, consider that we need to finish, before it gets dark.
Multi Day Trips:
Our cusco horseback riding tours, can also arrange trips including camping program, but for larger trips, we do with the regular horses, at lares trek we do with regular horses, some of our excursions, includes visit to inca sites, at ancascocha trek; we can use regular horses, our trips can be customized from 2 days, up to more days.
Between these itineraries we can cover the lares valley trekking, the ancascocha trek, salkantay trek, the large path, that joints choquequirao and the famous machu picchu city, everything is possible with us.
If these this is your enquire; then let us to know, all our programs are managed by expert guides. We will send you a nice itinerary proposal, within 24 hours.
- Round trip transport to the ranch.
- Fluent English speaking professional guide.
- Muleteer to show you the path and care of the horses.
- Fee for visited places.