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Cusco: Temple of the Moon & Devil's Balcony Horseback Ride

Product ID: 293605
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Enjoy a 4-hour horseback ride through the rural areas of Cusco to discover the ancient Temple of the Moon and the famous Devil's Balcony. From these locations, enjoy the incredible views of the city.
About this activity
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Duration: 4 hours
Starting times 9:00 AM, 1:30 PM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Pickup optional

From your hotel in Cusco downtown.

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  • Embark on a private 4-hour guided horseback ride
  • Learn about the Incan history of the Temple of the Moon from your guide
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the countryside and mountains
Full description
Begin with pickup from your hotel or the central meeting point in Cusco. Meet your tour guide and receive a short briefing before taking private transport towards Saqsayhuaman Ranch. Here, you'll get acquainted with your horse before starting the journey.

Ride across the beautiful pasture lands where you'll see locals taking care of herds of sheep and alpacas. Enjoy fantastic panoramic views over the country fields and surrounding mountains. Upon reaching the Temple of the Moon, learn about its fascinating history from your guide.

Next, at the locally-named Devil's Balcony, pass through a natural cave formed thousands of years ago. These caves were considered to be sacred by the Incas. After this, enjoy some enjoy snacks provided before returning to the ranch to board the private transport back to Cusco.
  • Hotel pick-up (from Cusco downtown only)
  • Round trip transportation
  • Spanish and English-speaking guide
  • Riding gear (saddle and helmet)
  • Qualified horse trainer
  • Snacks
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 8 years
  • Pregnant women

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Front door of JW Marriott El Convento Cusco

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Warm clothing
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Closed-toe shoes
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Departure for the tour is every day at 9:00 AM and 1:30 PM
• Please wear comfortable clothing, rubber or hiking boots, and rainwear during the rainy season (December to March)
• This activity is suitable for beginners or expert riders
• If you are with children, only those over 8 years old can participate
• Children will be accompanied by a horse trainer
• Please note there is a weight limit of 90 kg/198 lbs for this tour
• If you hotel is located outside of downtown Cusco, please select the meeting point option

From US$ 92 per person

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Product ID: 293605