10:00 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 parade; 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.

10:20 We will start this adventure, at the level of the valley floor and after crossing the suspension bridge of Paucarbamba, we will take an old bridle path surrounded by trees of the flora of the valley floor and also other exotic species such as Eucalyptus, Pine and Ciprés, we will arrive at a local cemetery from the times of the Incas arranged on a cliff facing the Vilcanota River. Then we will arrive at the town of Yanahuara where we will appreciate the local life system (Farmers) for the most part; but for a few years it has been becoming the hotel destination of the Sacred Valley of the Inkas since in addition to the current five-star hotels existing there, 40 more hotels are being built, which makes it the main hotel plant in the Valley. Sacred of the Incas. Many leafy Willow and Retama trees adorn the road that will lead us to the Tarabamba suspension bridge, the same one that we will cross to reach the Pichingoto sector, the entry point and checkpoint towards the Salinas de Maras.

13:00 Arrival at the Salino complex and tour of the place.

13:30 Restart of the ascent ride towards the town of Maras, a town famous for its peculiar sculpted rock portals, a heritage of Spanish architecture and where we will enjoy our first lunch. 14:00 Lunch in Maras.

15:00 We will restart the ride taking an abrupt path, we will reach a second summit where the peasant 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 much of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

17:00 After hard work for our horses, we will arrive at the indigenous community of “Misminay”, where a commission of local farmers will give us a colorful welcome in the ancestral style and we will learn a little about their way of life.

We will proceed to settle in our rooms and have a hot drink with some snacks.

19:00 Dinner and rest in a local house.


09:00 Breakfast.

10:00 After having ridden for about 30 minutes approx. We will have the privilege of being at the Moray viewpoint (Inka Plant Air Conditioning Center), from where, seeing the distribution of the complex, we will understand how it works. This day we intend to cross part of the eastern mountain range, using very old bridle paths that connect small hamlets of our mountain range, we will arrive at the “Chaquepay” ravine.

13:00 Lunch in the middle of a dense eucalyptus forest and siesta in the open field.

14:30 After enjoying lunch and a refreshing rest in the middle of the surrounding nature, we will ride towards “Huarocondo”, a very important town center manifested by its enormous church located in the Plaza de Armas, the same one that was built in the 16th century. An hour beyond Huarocondo, another very important populated center is located that dates from the same time “Zurite”, where we will observe an area nourished by an Inka agricultural complex composed of a number of Cultivation Terraces (Andenes) Place where It locates the most extensive potato cultivation complex in the area and where it houses the institution in charge of research, recovery and development of the Andean tuber (potato, mashua, oca, olluco) INIA.

17:00 Arrival to Zurite.

19:00 Dinner and overnight.


09:00 Breakfast.

10:00 After enjoying a succulent breakfast, we will ride through a hill nourished by eucalyptus trees, until we reach the Ankawasi town center and then we will go to the other end of the valley passing through the K’ak’awara town center, one hour later and in the middle of another eucalyptus forest, we will have our picnic lunch.

12:00 Lunch.

13:30 After lunch, we will begin the ascent ride enjoying an impressive panoramic view of the southern area of ​​Pampa de Anta.

17:00 Arrival at the Compone lodge facilities where a well-deserved night of rest awaits us in a country lodging, where we will enjoy a very hot shower.

19:00 Dinner and overnight.


09:00 Breakfast.

10:00 After breakfast, we will prepare our horses to continue uphill to the summit of one of the Apus in the area, at the top of which is located the most important pre-Inka cemetery in the area where Killke pottery remains scattered throughout everywhere as a result of looting by looters in previous years. The panoramic view from this place is indescribable since from four thousand meters one has the visual domain of the entire Pampa de Anta. After visiting this funerary area, we will go to the second place to visit, which are the Yuraq Qaqa rocks. These rock formations have a volcanic origin which is evidenced in each lithic piece of the stone forest.

1:00 p.m. Country lunch.

14:00 Reconnaissance walk of the rocky mountain.

15:00 Horseback ride down to our lodge on the valley floor.

17:00 Arrival at the lodge.

18:00 Bonfire.

19:00 Dinner and overnight.


09:00 Breakfast.

10:00 After enjoying a restful night, we will once again cross the Anta pampa esplanade from end to end, enjoying the artichoke fields and their irrigation channels arranged throughout the plain. Reaching an elevation of 3500 meters above sea level; In this place we will enjoy lunch this day surrounded by one of the most lush eucalyptus forests with a view of the town of Izcuchaca.

13:00 Lunch.

14:00 This afternoon’s ride will be up the hill crossing the forest until you get to enjoy a wonderful view of the imposing Huaypo lagoon.

17:00 We will arrive at a luxury dome lodge overlooking the lagoon and settle there for the night.

18:30 Dinner and overnight.


09:00 Breakfast.

10:00 Start of the ride back to the Sacred Valley of the Inkas. After preparing our horses, we will ride along a steep path, which opens up to our path until we pass the side of a monumental Catholic infrastructure that dates back to the 16th century (Church of Ttiobamba).

13:00 Lunch in the town of Maras.

15:00 Along the last section of the ride, we will move through the fields of cultivation of Maras, we will start the descent ride towards the valley floor; but first we will enjoy the view that the Valley viewpoint offers us.

17:30 Arrival at the Hacienda del Chalán in Paucarbamba.


Number of Participants



4 – 10








Price per Person

US$ 2325

US$ 2400

US$ 2303

US$ 2378

US$ 2250

US$ 2325


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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


  • Peruvian Paso Horse
  • Transfer before and after the ride (from and to Urubamba or Ollantaytambo)
  • Food (5 breakfast, 6 lunches, 5 dinner)
  • Snacks (water, chocolate, fruit)
  • Professional guide / experienced rider.
  • Cook
  • Dining tent.
  • Kitchen tent.
  • First aid kit and oxygen balloon
  • Assistance vehicle
  • Entrance ticket to Salinas
  • Riding helmet
  • Saddlebag
  • Waterproof Poncho


  • Alcoholic drinks
  • Hotel
  • Breakfast the first day
  • Tips


  • Warm clothes for the nights
  • Waterproof clothing. (December – April).
  • A complete change of clothes.
  • Hat or cap to protect yourself from the sun.
  • Comfortable clothes for riding, trekking shoes.
  • Small backpack with objects for personal use.
  • Flashlight, sunscreen, windbreaker.
  • Bottle of water and snacks.
  • Camera / camcorder (spare batteries)
  • Sunglasses

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