Full-day Ride to Pumahuanca Incan Forest Sanctuary
**For Intermediate to advanced riders.
to Pumahuanca Incan Forest Sanctuary (per person - 145 US$)
- Peruvian Paso horse & safety gear
- A skilled guide/riding instructor, in your language
- Gourmet picnic meals
- Water & snacks
We begin the ride at 9 am and return to the ranch at 4 pm. Approximate riding time 5 hours.
We will ride through a deep forest, along a rushing river to reach Pumahuanca Incan Temple and view 'colca' ancient storehouses along the way. The rocky mountain trail iis through a shleltering forest. At the top we wi;; enjoy views across the valley and over to the high plains of Maras. We will visit a local trout farm and enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch.
Ride up from the Sacred Valley through a deep forest, along a rushing river to reach Pumahuanca Incan refuge and view 'colca' ancient storehouses along the way. The rocky mountain trail iis through a sheltering forest. At the top we will enjoy views across the valley and over to the high plains of Maras. This ride can be done as a 1 day expedition or an overnight trip.
This ride takes us way up a valley, along ancient trails that connect the Sacred Valley to the jungle and Machu Picchu. After passing through a rural zone of the town of Urubamba we begin our ascent into the forest alongside the rushing river of Pumahuanca. Our mid journey destination is the Incan refuge high above the valley, a place where Chaski travellers would stop, rest and store their goods along this important Incan trade route. Our high resting spot offers incredible 360 degree views.
we will enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch and time to explore the well-preserved and little visited stone remains of this travelers station.