9:00 Our team is ready to welcome you at our hacienda. Before starting the ride, you have the chance to meet our staff and get acquainted with the horses. An experienced guide teaches you the proper technique for riding this specific breed of horse and provide you with important information and tips to ensure a successful and enjoyable journey.
10:00 Our journey starts at the base of the valley, where we ride through lush forests filled with different types of native and exotic flora, such as Llaulli, Tara, Chachacomo, Tánkar, Queuña, Eucalyptus, Cypress and Pine. As we ride alongside the Vilcanota River and pass by fields of white corn agriculture, we gradually ascend towards the Salinas de Maras. Here, we pause to explore the ancient salt complex that predates the Inka civilization.
12:00 Arrival at the Salinas and walk.
12:30 Our journey resumes by taking a sudden route towards the second peak, where we find the charming town of Marasand its vast fields of Andean potato cultivation.
13:00 Lunch in Maras.
14:00 Once we conquer the most challenging part of this route, we are rewarded with breathtaking views of the surrounding natural landscape. From this point, we can witness the majestic sunset and behold the magnificent Sacred Valley of the Incas, adorned with its snowy mountain peaks.
17:00 We reach the enchanting Huaypo Lake. It is here that we stay for the night, in a set of beautiful domes that offer stunning views of the serene lagoon.
18:30 Dinner and overnight.
Meals included: lunch and dinner.
Overnight: at Lodge near Huaypo Lake.