Horseback Riding in Moray plus Machu Picchu, a great tour with nice views in the heart of the Sacred Valley, during our trip, we will enjoy stunning landscapes surrounded by the snow-capped mountains of the Andes. We will pass through small towns and fields of crops that serve as subsistence to the inhabitants.
From Maras we will ride our horses to the Moray Archaeological Complex (3200 meters above sea level), which we will visit it and then return on our horses to the salt mines of Maras, where we will see that the local families are still exporting it this mineral.
Departure & Return Location:
Pick up from your hotel (7:00am – 7:30am).
Horseback riding Maras Moray highlights:
We are Choquequirao Expeditions, a direct local tour operator in the city of Cusco, we do not share service with any other agency, as most of them they do. We will make the Horseback Riding in Moray plus Machu Picchu tour even if your are 2 people only. we won’t cancel your trip!, we are a responsible company with vast experience in the tourism industry, we have the best professional team to make your journey unforgettable.
Starts at your respective hotel at 07:00 hours. We take transportation for 40 minutes to the colonial town of Maras where you will admire the local architecture, our tour guide will give you corresponding explanation of the customs, traditions, and routine life of the local people, after having met these beautiful horses, the guide will give you the instructions and explain the characteristics and the way of riding these amazing animals. No previous experience is required for this tour, the horses are very well trained and docile.
We start the ride to the archaeological zone of Moray which has circular terraces that were built by the Inkas and gave it a unique use, to adapt seeds of organic products, belonging to other ecological floors, giving this place as genetic laboratory. Along the way we will admire the wonderful landscapes, the Vilcanota mountain range, the farms or farmland of the Maras plain and we will also visit some communities in this sector, then we continue on our horses to a suitable point to have lunch (Picnic) then continuing the section we arrive at the natural salt mines called Salineras de Maras. Here we will also visit the entire sector and have the corresponding information.
In the afternoon we will go on our transport to Ollantaytambo, we will make a short walk through the beautiful streets that this small town has, here we will have our dinner and then take our train to Aguas Calientes.
After breakfast at the hotel, we will go to the bus station, where we will board the transport that will move us to the entrance and control of Machu Picchu, this trip takes 30 minutes observing the flora and fauna that adorns the road to one of the wonders of the world for a guided tour that lasts an average 3 hours.
Our private tour guide will take you through the different sectors of the sanctuary, where you can enjoy amazing views and discover the different aspects of the life of the Incas that will transport you in time. In the afternoon we will return to Aguas Calientes, where the train will take us back to the Ollantaytambo train station, where our driver will wait for you to take you directly to your hotel in Cusco.
We also offer a special service only for you or your group, you have the power to choose the size of your group and the date of departure, we will never add other people since it will be organized only for you.
Our Horseback Riding in Moray plus Machu Picchu private service includes additional items such as:
We offer 3 kinds of service, each with different price ranges and you can book in any of these services according to your convenience, we just need you to be a minimum of 02 people to organize your trip on the date that suits you, all our services are 100 % guaranteed.
We are a direct TOUR OPERATOR that never passes clients to other agencies as most agencies do it here in Cusco to save operating costs with poor quality.
We will make the trip even if there are only 02 people in your group.
Can I be picked up from Urubamba (Sacred Valley)?
Yes, let us know in advance to organize your pick up time.
At what time of the year can the tour be done?
You can enjoy our services at any time of the year.
Can I be dropped off at Ollantaytambo?
Yes, we can dropp you off in Ollantaytambo.
What is the weight limit?
100 Kilograms or 220,462 Pounds.
Do I need experience for horseback riding?
You do not need to have equestrian experience to participate in our excursions and trips.
What will I see on the tour?
You will be able to enjoy incredible landscapes, which you will hardly forget, and ride our Peruvian horses passing through less frequented roads. You will know places of great cultural and historical importance related to the Inca civilization. You will see closely the agricultural activities of the farmers in the area. You will have the opportunity to interact with peasant communities that preserve ancestral traditions.
What is the minimum and maximum age required to do this horseback riding tour?
The minimum age required is 9 years. However, the smallest of the family will be guarded during the ride by a member of our team. The maximum age is not established because it will depend on the physical and mental conditions of the person. But, attention, whether a minor or a senior citizen, will be accepted or not after an evaluation by the chalan (horse controller) or another authorized member of Choquequirao Expeditions
I had a great day during my ride through Salinas Moray and Maras. The transfer to the ranch and back at my hotel was comfortable the booking was easy and fast. Abram the riding instructure choose the pace in which I was going based on my ability, so it was fun and enjoyable. I would recommend it for someone who wants a different experiece visiting the Sacred Vally!