09:00 The staff that makes up our work team will be waiting for you at the facilities of our Hacienda so that they can meet you moments before the start of the ride; An experienced Chalán will show you the correct technique to use in this equine breed, as well as provide you with information and recommendations that you will need to put into practice throughout your ride.

10:00 We will begin this adventure, at the level of the valley floor, passing by one of the largest Inka cemeteries in the Valley located in the southern part of the town of Yanahurara and going through the circuit of beaches of the Vilcanota River, we will arrive at the sector of Tarabamba, where we will cross the bridge of the same name to enter the Pichingoto sector and make our entrance to the Salinas de Maras checkpoint.

12:00 After arriving at the salt complex, we will dismount to visit the salt flats on foot, in whose circuit we will be guided by our assigned guide.

12:30 Restarting the ride, we will continue up the hill passing through the heart of the salt complex, its 3 storage warehouses, the parking lot for the vehicles that bring the usual tourists, and after touring some white corn agricultural fields, We will begin to gain altitude by riding up the hill and leaving the Vilcanota Valley behind. Beautiful panoramic views towards the snowy peaks will accompany us until we reach the first summit where the district of Maras is located, where we have reserved a well-deserved lunch.

13:30 Lunch.

14:30 We will resume the ride taking an abrupt path towards the second summit, where the picturesque indigenous community of “Misminay” is located, this place is well known thanks to its incomparable location from where it is possible to appreciate the sunset and great part of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas.

17:00 After hard work for our horses, we will arrive at this community and after a friendly and colorful welcome ceremony, we will learn a little about their way of life.

18:00 Dinner and rest in a rural house.


09:00 Breakfast.

10:00 After having appreciated the spectacular sunrise and having enjoyed a good breakfast, we will begin the ride down the hill towards the “Moray” agricultural seed air conditioning laboratory, we will understand the operation of the differential thermal system of each platform, etc.

Continuing with the descent ride, we will cross extensive fields of barley, oats, beans, and many other regional agricultural products.

12:30 Lunch.

13:30 Shortly after lunch, we will pass the windiest hill of this route, as the winds that intensify from the depths of the La Convención valley, bring with them an invigorating fresh air that contributes to the flight of birds of prey such as eagles, falcons and kestrels that raise their flight above the apus.We will have the opportunity to enjoy the majesty of the Vilcanota River that runs through the depths of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas, we will also see the snow-capped mountains of Chicón, Patacancha and Verónica.

16:30 Arrival at our Hacienda in Paucarbamba.


Number of Participants



4 – 10








Price per Person

US$ 878

US$ 953

US$ 870

US$ 945

US$ 855

US$ 930


If this is your first time going to the Andes or high mountains we recommend getting information about ALTITUDE SICKNESS, see below for some websites recommended by high mountain doctors and scientists from over the world.

ISMM – International Society For Mountain Medicine
MEDEX – Medical Expeditions

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


  • Peruvian Paso Horse
  • Food (1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner)
  • Snacks (water, chocolate, fruit)
  • Professional guide / experienced rider.
  • Cook
  • Nurse
  • First aid kit and oxygen balloon
  • Assistance vehicle if necessary
  • Entrance tickets to the Salinas
  • Lodging in a house in the Misminay community.
  • Riding helmet
  • Waterproof Poncho
  • Saddlebag.


  • Pick up or transfers (we can organize it for an additional cost)
  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast the first day
  • Tips


    • Warm clothes for the nights
    • Comfortable clothes for riding, trekking shoes
    • Small backpack with objects for personal use
    • Flashlight, sunscreen, hat, windbreaker
    • Bottle of water and snacks
    • Camera / camcorder.

We’re sorry, but our horses are not for rent.


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.
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BOOK HERE: We highly recommend to book your trip prior to your arrival in Peru.

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