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Andes Adventure Holiday

5.0 (7)
days 3 days nights 2 nights
Peru
Difficulty
Challenging
Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Weight limit
90 kg / 198 lb

This tour offers a wonderful combination of popular and lesser-known attractions in the Sacred Valley.

During the initial day, you will explore the ancient pre-Inca cemetery of Yanahuarca, then visit the charming town of Maras on your journey to a remote community. On the second day, you will have a picturesque journey to the Moray site, followed by a ride through the wilderness to reach the Huaypo lagoon. The thrilling riding experience concludes with a mountainous route back to the hacienda.

The dates are set approximately, for further info please contact us.

The availability of all programs and schedules is subject to weather conditions. If unfavorable or unforeseen weather conditions arise, efforts will be made to offer comparable riding experiences. The team may adjust or alter the plans but will strive to provide a similar experience.

from US$ 1 428
per tourist for 3 days
Tour starts
Cusco, Ferrocarril Santa Ana, Urubamba
Date of Travel
Number of tourists
up to 10 tourists over 8 years old
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Photo Yojan B.
Yojan B. is the provider of this trip
The provider speaks: English
A real Andean descendent who comes from a Cusco family who truly love horses and I am married with Karina from the Netherlands. I grew up with horses and it's my passion to work with them. I am also an official tour guide and I like to work with turists from all countries, showing them around in my country Peru and explaining them everything about the history. My riding activities in the Sacred Valley were soon discovered, and our hacienda began to appear in guidebooks and on the lists of highly recommended equestrian tour operators. The riding expeditions high in the Andes are exceptional with my team.

Tour highlights

Meet the Inkas Community
Have a great time with the local Inkas people, discover their way of living
The Nature of the Andes
Enjoy the breathtaking landscapes of Peru
Huaypo Lake
Feel the charm of the lagoon of the lake

Route details

Day 1
Ride to Misminay

09:00 Our team is waiting for you at our hacienda in Paucarbamba to provide you with important information about recommendations and restrictions for the ride. Once we are on our assigned horses, we head towards the Paucarbamba suspension bridge, which we cross before entering a forest of lush eucalyptus trees. Here, we have the opportunity to see one of the largest Inka cemeteries in the Sacred Valley, located on the valley floor.

After passing through the urban area of Yanahuara, we reach the Tarabamba suspension bridge, where we cross and register our entrance to the Salinas de Maras.

Next, we continue our journey, ascending towards the stunning town of Maras. Here, we have a delicious lunch while taking in the breathtaking scenery of the Chicón and San Juán mountains. Following our meal, we continue our ride along a scenic bridle path that guides us to the charming town of "Misminay", where we are warmly welcomed by our hosts in their traditional manner.

Meals included: lunch and dinner.
Overnight: in Misminay.

Day 2
Misminay to Huaypo lagoon
Day 3
Last Ride
Difficulty
Challenging
Tour provider's comments

Riding: 5-7 hours per day.

Pace: on mountain paths the speed is slow but there are chances to increase speed in the valley (no canter). Walk and trot are possible.

Tack: modified McClellan saddles with saddlebags.
Horses: Peruvian Paso horses.

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Accommodation

Comfort
Basic
Basic+
Guest House
1 night
Camp Site
1 night

If you travel alone and we cannot find a roommate for you, a single supplement fee is applied. Accommodation for single travelers cannot be guaranteed at all locations.

2 Participants: Shared room - US$ 1466 pp, Private room - US$ 1541 pp.

3 Participants: Shared room - US$ 1458 pp, Private room - US$ 1533 pp.

4-10 Participants: Shared room - US$ 1428 pp, Private room - US$ 1500 pp.

Extra night at a hotel is possible. Can be arranged for an additional cost. There are two hotels for your choice, in Cusco or in Urubamba. 

1 night
Guesthouse in Misminay

Simple, but comfortable private rooms. Facilities might have been shared.

1 night
Lodge in Huyapo Lagoon

Travel recommendations

Group meeting place
Cusco, Ferrocarril Santa Ana, Urubamba
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Tour conditions

Included

  • Peruvian Paso Horse;
  • food (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners);
  • snacks (water, chocolate, fruit);
  • professional guide/experienced rider;
  • cook;
  • accommodation;
  • nurse;
  • first aid kit and oxygen balloon;
  • assistance vehicle if necessary;
  • entrance ticket to Salinas;
  • riding helmet;
  • waterproof Poncho;
  • saddlebag.

Extras

  • pick up or transfers from Cusco;
  • alcoholic drinks;
  • flights;
  • breakfast on the first day;
  • tips;
  • extra night at a hotel.

Group size

up to 10 tourists

Duration

3 days
2 nights

It's important to know

Personal equipment you need for the tour
  • 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.
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Tour reviews

5.0
Based on 7 reviews
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    Cassandra
    29 Feb, 2024
    about provider
    We had a blast! If you're around, you've gotta try this out. The horses are super chill, and the scenery during the ride is amazing. The owner/operators are really friendly and welcoming.
    29 Feb, 2024
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    joane
    28 Nov, 2023
    about provider
    I highly recommend this team. The horses are fantastic, and the owners and staff are very friendly.. I had some amazing rides with breathtaking scenery. Thank you for an unforgettable trip of a lifetime !?
    28 Nov, 2023
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    Tanner
    25 Oct, 2023
    about provider
    My wife and I had a great time. The views were breathtaking, the history was fascinating, and exploring the town was a blast. Our guide Yojan was awesome - super friendly, really knew his stuff, and made the whole experience even better.
    25 Oct, 2023

Dates and Prices

  • Any dates on request during the season
    1 Jan – 31 Dec
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    9 – 11 May 3 days 2 nights
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