RECOMMENDED FOR: ADVANCED RIDERS
The meeting point will be at Hacienda del Chalán located in Paucarbamba a little bit earlier than 9:00 Hrs. Our guide will give you some information about the horses and the ride style to have a great ride experience.
09:00 Hrs. We begin the ride in Paucarbamba.
The first part of this ride will be along the flat valley path to the side of the Vilcanota river (Willka Mayu / Sacred River); Pachar will be the first village that we will see along this ride, here will be possible to observe urban areas, granaries used to store granes and potatoes in the Inka times.
We will see a military area building that actually the locals call Choqana, many farming terraces, each one from the Inka times.
10:00 Hrs. We Arrive to the Inka Bridge of Ollantaytambo. Since this point we will ride up to the hill untill arrive to the Inka Sun Gate.
12:00 Hrs. The Sun Gate (Inti Punku) is located on top of the mountain at 3889 meters above the sea level , there the panorama view is incredible, you can observe great part of the Vilcanota River, Sacred Valley, snow mountains where the most important is “Verónica”. (Foto time).
13:00 Hrs. Lunch. (Boxed Lunch).
14:00 Hrs. Along the ride down back home, will be possible to observe the great pyramid form on the Inka fields of Ollantaytambo, the quarry of Cachijhata, and many pieces of stones along the horse path; these pieces had been transported by a locals “Tanqaq” and the last destination had to be Ollantaytambo fortress.
17:00 Hrs. Arrival time to Hacienda del Chalán.
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DATE: Monday – Saturday (all year)
Students / Volunteers: $5 USD discount only with valid student card / certification
Organized Groups: We offer private tours and departure at any time
Group size: 1 – 10 participants
COST: 125 US$ P.P.
- Professional English speaker tour guide / experienced rider.
- Well-groomed Peruvian Paso Horse.
- Private transfer to the ranch/round trip. (We can organize this for an additional fee)
- Tips for guide and camp staff.
- Entrance tickets.
- (We can organize it for 13 US$ per person.)
WHAT WE ADVISE TO BRING/CARRY
- Rain jacket or poncho (December – April).
- Sweater and jacket (something warm if necessary).
- Hat or cap to protect you from the sun.
- Sun block (sun protection cream).
- 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.