Explore the Archaeology and Mysticism of Cusco on Horseback in Peru (1 Day)!

Experience the beautiful landscapes and fascinating history of this UNESCO World Heritage city on horseback! NGO Taxi offers you the chance to take part in a half-day horseriding tour with our trusted partners in the city. You can choose either the ‘Mystical Tour’, in which you will visit ancient Incan temples that are still used by the locals for carrying out ancient ceremonies and making offerings, as well as getting to explore the mountainous backdrop of the city; or the Classic Tour, which takes you to the nearby archaeological sites of Q’enqo, Puca Pucara, Tambomachay, and Sacsayhuaman.

Cusco Horseriding: 1 Morning/Afternoon

 

Pricing

Mystical Tour: EUR 89

Classic Tour:  EUR 99

TAKE IN THE SIGHTS AROUND CUSCO ON HORSEBACK!

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Included Services

  • Return transportation: your hotel – ranch – your hotel.
  • Professional English-speaking guide.
  • Horses.
  • Safety helmets and riding equipment.
  • Snacks for the ride.

DETAILS

Route

The Mystical Tour: Cusco – Templo de la Luna – Chacan mountain – Cusco

The Classic Tour: Cusco – Q’enqo – Puca Pucara – Tambomachay – Sacsayhuaman – Cusco 

Toughness Level

This tour is categorized as easy. 

Day by Day

Both tours last approximately 3 hours, and although they have different routes, they follow the same structure.

Tours run either during the morning, from 9am until around 12.30pm, or the afternoon, from 1pm until 4.30pm. You will be met at your accommodation, and from there you will be taken by private transport to the ranch, to arrive by approximately 9am/1pm. You will first be provided with your horse, according to your level of experience, and the guide will demonstrate how to control him/her and how to use the safety equipment, such as helmets, etc. Once you are ready and comfortable, your guide will lead the way! You will end your tour back at the ranch, where you will then be met again by private transport and taken back to your accommodation for approximately 12.30pm or 4.30pm.

 

 

Traveling Season

Any time! Although be aware that the highlands of Peru are subject to a wet season, which runs from approximately December to February – this will be not make the tour impossible to do, but you will probably need to bring waterproof clothing!

Included Services
  • Return transportation: your hotel – ranch – your hotel.
  • Professional English-speaking tour guide.
  • Horses.
  • Safety helmets and riding equipment.
  • Snacks for the ride.
Excluded Services

 

  • Drinks.
  • Entrance fee (ONLY APPLICABLE for the Classic Tour – on this tour the sites can ONLY be entered with a ‘boleto turístico’ (S/130) – this is at the client’s expense, and can be purchased at the sites themselves. If you do not have a ticket you cannot enter).
Things to Bring
  • Hat. 
  • Sunblock.
  • Sunglasses.
  • Camera.
  • Lightweight waterproof clothing (if in the rainy season).
  • Drinks.
  • Spending money (for the boleto turistico, if applicable).
Additional Information

None – you’re all set!

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