Horseback Riding Tour in Cusco
HORSEBACK RIDING IN CUSCO DESCRIPTION
This popular horseback riding in the Cusco tour is an alternative to the classic city tour and includes visits to the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, Qenqo, Puca Pucara, and Tambomachay. This tour is for anyone who enjoys savoring the Andean mountains, being surrounded by breathtaking scenery, and wild forests. Here, you will also be able to appreciate the Apu Glacier Ausangate. Remember you will need your Boleto Turistico (general entrance ticket for Cusco) to enter all of the archaeological sites.
- When: AM: 8:00 am to 12:00 pm / PM: 2:00 pm to 6:00pm
- How Often: Every day!
HORSEBACK RIDING IN CUSCO ITINERARY
8.00 Pick-up from your hotel, and a short car ride to the beginning of our tour. Here, you will meet the horses!
8:30 Our first visit will be at the archaeological center of Qenqo, which was a religious center for paying homage to the earth and having funeral ceremonies. We will continue on to local forests and the site of Puca Pucara also known as the “Red Gate.” Puca Pucara was once used as a military base and border control to Cusco city in the time of the Incas.
9:30 Next we will see Tambomachay, also known as the central “Inca bathhouses,” where the water cult performed ceremonies. It was also used as a place of rest and purification.
10:30 Finally, we will visit the archaeological park of Sacsayhuaman (the puma’s head), where we will appreciate some larger-than-life Inca stonework. These elaborate constructions were made from giant perfectly sculpted boulders that were somehow carried all the way from nearby quarries.
PRICE PER PERSON IN USD:
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- Hotel Pick-up
- Private transportation for transfer
- Professional guide
- Horse trainer
- Cavalcade equipment
DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Cusco Boleto Turistico (entrance fees) $46.00 or $23.00 (partial)
- Money transfer fee
WE RECOMMEND YOU BRING:
- Small backpack
- Water bottle
- Sturdy walking shoes
- Rain poncho for the months November – March
- Cusco Boleto Turistico (general entrance fees ticket)
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