On this spectacular overnight Sacred Valley horseback riding tour from Cusco, travel on horseback into the Sacred Valley to discover Peru’s ancient Inca heritage and stunning natural landscapes. Ride along picturesque ridges, discover Inca and pre-Inca archaeological sites, and encounter shepherds, llamas, and more. Camp overnight in Peru’s stunning mountains for a true off-the-beaten-path experience.
On this spectacular overnight Sacred Valley horseback riding tour from Cusco, travel on horseback into the Sacred Valley to discover Peru’s ancient Inca heritage and stunning natural landscapes. Ride along mountain ridges, discover Inca and pre-Inca archaeological sites, and encounter shepherds, llamas, and snow-capped peaks on the horizon.
Travel with a bilingual guide for a in-depth encounter, and spend the night at a comfortable campsite set up and cared for by your full riding team. Travel off the beaten path and into Peru’s mystic land of the Inca, on this Sacred Valley horseback riding tour.
Duration: 2 days
Start/End Location: Hotel pick-up/drop-off in Cusco
Day 1: Travel from Cusco and Ride into Peru’s Mountains
Begin your Sacred Valley horseback riding tour with 8:00 am hotel pick-up in Cusco and private transfer to the Sacred Valley. Upon arrival at the ranch, you’ll get to know your friendly Peruvian Paso horse and receive a welcome and safety demonstration with an experienced riding instructor.
After familiarizing yourself with your four-legged companion for the day, you’ll leave the ranch on horseback with your fellow travelers and riding team. In addition to your bilingual guide, a full team will accompany you on your overnight ride, and will help with meals, camp set-up, and care for horses.
In the morning, you’ll set out for a famous salt mine, and discover the area’s awesome history with your trained guide. Around mid-day you’ll stop for lunch, then begin your ascent into the Peruvian mountains. Here, you’ll see spectacular snow-capped mountains in the distance, including the towering peak of Chicon Mountain.
In the evening, you’ll set up camp and enjoy dinner at the rustic campsite of Tiobama.
Day 2: Discover Archaeological Sites and Return to Cusco
After breakfast, you’ll travel from Tiobama on horseback to the archaeological site of Chekoq. Here, pre-Inca civilizations stored food using an ingenious system of underground air-circulation. You’ll tour the site with your guide before continuing onward amid the spectacular mountians of Huaypo.
In the afternoon, you’ll travel to the Inca site at Moray. Here, admire the complex and sophisticated terraces used to grow various crops at distinct climate and temperature levels. From here, you’ll travel back to the ranch for your return trip to your hotel in Cusco.
After you book your experience, you will receive a confirmation email from us confirming that your payment went through. You will then be connected directly to the tour operator, in case you have any further questions. We are also happy to answer any questions about the tour, or travel in general in your country of destination.