ADVICED FOR: Beginners and intermediate riders.
09:00 After to begin our ride adventure at Hacienda del Chalán, we will cross a wooden bridge on top of Vilcanota River, following the river side path will be pissible to observe one of the largest Inka cementeries of the Sacred Valley.
We will visit an old pre Inka village “Pichingoto” where will be possibel to watch some caves that were used by this small trive to live there.
Were the Pichingotos who accidentally discovered a solty spring wather and they were who began to process that salt for fort time. Many years later, this trive were conquest by the Inka culture and were in Inkas who really expanded this complex untill have more tan 3000 pans of salt.
There are many different birds living along this river, like ducks, seagless, cormorán, black Ivis and others.
Yanahuara is one of the most importat towns of this part of the valley, and will cross it just before to climb to our goal “Puma Orqo” view point.
On the way is posible to see some terraces and storage bulding from the Inka times.
13:00 Arrival time to the view point. This is one of the best places to enjoy of the surroundin views, many small towns, the Vilcanota river and great part of the Sacred Valley.
14:00 Down hill ride to the valley.
16:00 Arrival time to Hacienda del Chalán.
PRICE: US$ 160 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 speaker tour guide / experienced rider.
- Well-groomed Peruvian Paso Horse.
- Rain Poncho.
- Saddle bag.
- Private transfer to the ranch/round trip. (We can organize this for an additional fee)
- Tips for guide and camp staff.
WHAT WE ADVISE TO BRING/CARRY
- Rain jacket (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.
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.