ADVICED FOR: Advanced experience riders.
The meeting point with our work team will be at “Rascca” bridge located in the heart of the Pomatales canyon at 2895 meters above the sea level. Our Guide will give you some information about the horses and the ride style that can help you to have a great experience with us.
10:00 Hrs. Beginning of the ride.
The morning ride will begin following a wide and safe route climbing up to the mountains until arrive to an Andean community “Soqma” located at 3184 meters above the sea level.
After visiting Soqma, we will continue climbing to the next mountain until arriving to a second village “Markuray” at 3670 meters above the sea level; is near to this village that we expect to have our lunch time enjoying a nice view to the valley and sceneries with a different flora basically.
13:00 Hrs Lunch.
14:00 Hrs. The afternoon ride will be on the way to go to “Rayanniyoq” located at 3747 meters above the sea level and we expect to spend the night there.
15:00 Hrs. After to arrive to Rayanniyoq, we will ride downhill a little bit, tie there our horses and following a narrow hike path, we will visit the most important water fall from this area “Perolniyoq” which is about 100m high and located at 3518 meters above the sea level; after spending a great time there, we hike to an small Inka complex “Raqay Pata” located at 3576 meters above the sea level and enjoy the scenery views there (Photos & videos).
After to spend a good time in both places, we ride our horses again and climb up to our camping place, prepare ourselves and horses for the cold night, remove and store the saddles, feed and give water to each horse.
This camping area is located in a gorge that is why when the shadow comes, the temperature descends quickly as well.
18:30 Hrs. Dinner & Overnight.
08:00 Hrs. Breakfast.
09:30 Hrs. Beginning of the morning ride up to the highest point of the mountains to the Sacred Valley view point located at 4408 meters above the sea level.
10:30 Hrs. Arrival time to the view point (Photos & videos time)
11:30 Hrs. Ride downhill back in the direction of Soqma Community.
13:30 Hrs. We will close this ride time in the same place where we began it the day before.
It will be here where we say good bye to the work team, our horses go back to the Hacienda by truck and you will be transferred to a touristic restaurant in the Sacred Valley to have a good bye lunch.
14:00 Hrs. Lunch.
15:00 Hrs. After the lunch time, our transportation will bring you back to your hotel.
Number of participants
4 – 10
Price per person
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DATE: Monday – Saturday (all year)
Students / Volunteers: $5 USD discount only with valid student card / certification
Organized Groups: We offer private tours and departure at any time
Group size: 1 – 10 participants
- Professional English speaking tour guide / experienced rider.
- Well-groomed Peruvian Paso Horse.
- Snacks (water – chocolate – fruit).
- Comfortable tent with plenty of space for backpacks.
- Inflatable sleeping mattresses.
- Sleeping bag.
- Meals (2 lunches – 1 dinner – 1 breakfast), vegetarian food is available upon request.
- Plenty of drinking water during the rides only.
- Experienced cook during the entire horseback tour.
- Sleeping tent.
- Dining tent.
- Kitchen tent.
- Accommodation and meals for our camp staff.
- First aid kit and oxygen bottle for participants and our camp staff.
- Assistance vehicle
- Rain poncho.
- Saddle bag.
- Ride Helmet.
- Picking up & dropping off service if your hotel is located in Urubamba, Ollantaytambo or Yanahuara.
- Alcoholic drinks.
- Breakfast on the first day.
- Tips for guide and camp staff.
WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING/CARRY
- Small backpack to carry the most important items.
- Rain jacket or poncho (December – April).
- Strong comfortable and waterproof footwear.
- One complete change of clothing.
- Sweater and jacket (something warm).
- Flash light and batteries.
- 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.
We’re sorry, but our horses are not for rent.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
This site is operated by HACIENDA DEL CHALÁN, a legally registered company with the Peruvian government, which operates from the office at our ranch located in Paucarbamba – Cusco in Peru.
For more information about terms and conditions CLICK HERE.
BOOK HERE: We highly recommend to book your trip prior to your arrival in Peru.