Temple of the Moon, Peru

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Horseback Riding Adventure in Cusco

1. Horseback Riding Adventure in Cusco

Seeking an unforgettable adventure through the captivating beauty of Cusco? Saddle up for an journey that takes you from the mystical Temple of the Moon to the awe-inspiring heights of Huayllarcocha Mountain. Explore ancient terraced landscapes at Chuspiyoq, where the secrets of Incan agriculture come to life. Whether a seasoned rider or new to the saddle, our guided tour ensures your safety as you soak in the history, culture, and breathtaking panoramas. Don't miss out – book your horseback adventure now and create lasting memories that echo with the spirit of exploration! Tour includes an english or spanish speaking guide and snacks. Mornings 9:00 - 12:30 and afternoons 1:00 - 4:30. Let us know which time you prefer!

From Cusco: Temple of the Moon Horseback Tour with Transfer

2. From Cusco: Temple of the Moon Horseback Tour with Transfer

Visit and explore the outskirts of Cusco while riding a horse, be surprised by the architectural beauty of the Temple of the Moon located 30 minutes from the city center. Experience horseback riding on a scenic tour where you will contemplate the imposing eucalyptus forest, accompanied by an experienced local guide in charge of teaching you how to handle the horses and guiding them at all times. Itinerario: After our transportation picks you up from your hotel, we will go to the ranch located near the archaeological site of Saqsayhuaman, there your guide will give you the best instructions for horseback riding, also there you will be able to meet the horses, the local guide will also give a brief induction to know how to control the horses and be able to drive them safely. The horses will be assigned according to the experience of each tourist. Start by visiting the archaeological site of the Temple of the Moon, which is a large mountain with two caves inside, which was probably used to worship fertility. Then continue riding a horse while heading to the Balcon del Diablo Located at the back of Saqsayhuaman, This tourist attraction and natural architectural heritage is a large rock with a spectacular view where there is a window, a balcony overlooking the river that runs below the rock. Below the balcony, the river runs through a huge cave to the other side of the rock. This rock, which was formed millions of years ago in Inca times, was a sanctuary for worshiping the gods. In both attractions to visit, your guide will provide you with important information about the places. Finally, ride back to the ranch and from there by car to your hotel or to the city center, depending on your choice.

CUSCO: Horseback Ride through the Archaeological Zone

3. CUSCO: Horseback Ride through the Archaeological Zone

At 8:50 am, you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco by a Jat Peru representative to take private transportation to the ranch near the Q'enqo ruins. Once on-site, our guide will provide the opportunity to ride our gentle horses, accompanied by an experienced riding guide who will walk with you through beautiful landscapes offering spectacular views of mountains, snow-capped peaks, deep Andean valleys, in addition to visiting the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, the Temple of the Moon, the mystical center of Cusco, and the Inca Tambo lagoon. Gain insights into the lives of the people who inhabit this area along the way.

Mystical horseback riding discovering cusco in a unique way

4. Mystical horseback riding discovering cusco in a unique way

Discover the fascinating magic of Cusco through an exciting 3 and a half hour horseback riding tour. Join our team of experts to live an unforgettable experience that will take you to explore the mystical Temple of the Moon and the imposing Chacán Mountain, following the ancient Inca paths. With departures both in the morning at 9:00 am and in the afternoon at 1:00 pm, this adventure will immerse you in the history and natural beauty of Cusco in a unique way. The experience includes exciting moments, such as pickup from your hotel at 9:00 am or 1:00 pm, the presentation of our noble horses at the ranch, a pre-trip briefing, exploration of the enigmatic Temple of the Moon with a special explanation, Experience a magical moment during a short break on the amazing Chacán Mountain, where you will be captivated by the panoramic views of Cusco, Immerse yourself in the majesty of the landscape while we thank Pachamama with a small and meaningful ceremony. This unique experience will not only connect you with the history and natural beauty of Cusco, but will also allow you to pay tribute to Mother Earth (Pachamama) in a magical and unforgettable experience, and finally, return to the ranch with transportation back to your hotel. Our complete package offers a comprehensive service, ranging from the transfer from your hotel to the ranch and vice versa, to the supply of protective equipment, top quality horses and the company of a professional bilingual (English - Spanish) tour guide for an experience enriching. In addition, you can enjoy a snack during the tour. Don't forget to prepare for the day by bringing sunscreen, a waterproof jacket, a bottle of water, some extra money for incidentals, and a camera to capture every moment. Embark on this journey that will transport you to the past, connecting with the essence of the Inca culture and creating unforgettable memories.

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days

5. Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days

Day 1: Piscacucho Km 82 - Wayllabamba (10 km) Departure from the hotel at approximately 6:00 a.m. towards Piscacucho (2650 masl), known as Kilometer 82. From this point we start our hike from the checkpoint. We will pass through some flat terraces and arrive to Miskay (2800 masl), then we will continue the trail to Wayllabamba, our first campsite (3000 masl). Here we can enjoy beautiful views of the Vilcanota River and the diversity of flora and fauna. On the opposite side of the Urubamba River we can see the snow-capped Veronica (5832 m.a.s.l.). - Overnight camping in Huayllabamba. Day 2: Wayllabamba - Warmiwañusca (10 km) After an energetic breakfast, we will continue the hike (considered the most demanding). We will travel narrow and steep trails uphill. As we ascend, the landscape changes (high and dry land, with little vegetation). We will reach the top of the mountain, called Warmihuañuska (pass of the dead woman), crossing a forest inhabited by various species such as sparrows, finches (local birds) and numerous species of the Andes. After the pass, we will descend to the Pacaymayo valley (3600 m.a.s.l.). - Overnight camping in Pacaymayo. Day 3: Pacaymayo - Wiñaywayna (16 km) We will continue hiking until we reach the Abra de Runkurakay. In the morning, we will explore the archaeological complex of the same name, a small structure similar to a watchtower. We will descend to Yanacocha (Black Lagoon) and enter the cloud forest to reach Sayacmarca, a beautiful complex with a semicircular building, narrow streets, liturgical fountains, patios and irrigation canals. Then, we will follow an easy climb until we reach the Abra de Phuyupatamarca. During the hike, we will admire the work of the ancient Incas, pass through an Inca tunnel and arrive at the most complete and preserved archaeological complex, located at the highest point of the mountain. Phuyupatamarca means "The cloud over the city". Finally, we will arrive at Wiñaywayna, where we will camp. Day 4: Wiñayhuayna - Machu Picchu (6 km) We wake up at 04:00 am in Wiñayhuayna to descend to Inti Punku (Sun Gate). It will take approximately one hour to reach the point from where we can enjoy the sunrise over the city of Machu Picchu. From Inti Punku, we will descend to Machu Picchu, with a walk of about 40 minutes. Once in Machu Picchu, we will enjoy a guided tour of approximately 2 hours and a half. After the visit, we will have free time to explore the citadel or climb Huayna Picchu Mountain, from where you can admire breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and mountains, as well as visit the famous Temple of the Moon and the Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we will walk back to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you will have free time to enjoy your lunch. After lunch, we will take a train back to Cusco, depending on the train departure time.

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Temple of the Moon, Peru: Our most recommended tours and activities

Horseback Riding Adventure in Cusco

Horseback Riding Adventure in Cusco

Seeking an unforgettable adventure through the captivating beauty of Cusco? Saddle up for an journey that takes you from the mystical Temple of the Moon to the awe-inspiring heights of Huayllarcocha Mountain. Explore ancient terraced landscapes at Chuspiyoq, where the secrets of Incan agriculture come to life. Whether a seasoned rider or new to the saddle, our guided tour ensures your safety as you soak in the history, culture, and breathtaking panoramas. Don't miss out – book your horseback adventure now and create lasting memories that echo with the spirit of exploration! Tour includes an english or spanish speaking guide and snacks. Mornings 9:00 - 12:30 and afternoons 1:00 - 4:30. Let us know which time you prefer!

From Cusco: Temple of the Moon Horseback Tour with Transfer

From Cusco: Temple of the Moon Horseback Tour with Transfer

Visit and explore the outskirts of Cusco while riding a horse, be surprised by the architectural beauty of the Temple of the Moon located 30 minutes from the city center. Experience horseback riding on a scenic tour where you will contemplate the imposing eucalyptus forest, accompanied by an experienced local guide in charge of teaching you how to handle the horses and guiding them at all times. Itinerario: After our transportation picks you up from your hotel, we will go to the ranch located near the archaeological site of Saqsayhuaman, there your guide will give you the best instructions for horseback riding, also there you will be able to meet the horses, the local guide will also give a brief induction to know how to control the horses and be able to drive them safely. The horses will be assigned according to the experience of each tourist. Start by visiting the archaeological site of the Temple of the Moon, which is a large mountain with two caves inside, which was probably used to worship fertility. Then continue riding a horse while heading to the Balcon del Diablo Located at the back of Saqsayhuaman, This tourist attraction and natural architectural heritage is a large rock with a spectacular view where there is a window, a balcony overlooking the river that runs below the rock. Below the balcony, the river runs through a huge cave to the other side of the rock. This rock, which was formed millions of years ago in Inca times, was a sanctuary for worshiping the gods. In both attractions to visit, your guide will provide you with important information about the places. Finally, ride back to the ranch and from there by car to your hotel or to the city center, depending on your choice.

CUSCO: Horseback Ride through the Archaeological Zone

CUSCO: Horseback Ride through the Archaeological Zone

At 8:50 am, you will be picked up from your hotel in Cusco by a Jat Peru representative to take private transportation to the ranch near the Q'enqo ruins. Once on-site, our guide will provide the opportunity to ride our gentle horses, accompanied by an experienced riding guide who will walk with you through beautiful landscapes offering spectacular views of mountains, snow-capped peaks, deep Andean valleys, in addition to visiting the ruins of Sacsayhuaman, the Temple of the Moon, the mystical center of Cusco, and the Inca Tambo lagoon. Gain insights into the lives of the people who inhabit this area along the way.

Mystical horseback riding discovering cusco in a unique way

Mystical horseback riding discovering cusco in a unique way

Discover the fascinating magic of Cusco through an exciting 3 and a half hour horseback riding tour. Join our team of experts to live an unforgettable experience that will take you to explore the mystical Temple of the Moon and the imposing Chacán Mountain, following the ancient Inca paths. With departures both in the morning at 9:00 am and in the afternoon at 1:00 pm, this adventure will immerse you in the history and natural beauty of Cusco in a unique way. The experience includes exciting moments, such as pickup from your hotel at 9:00 am or 1:00 pm, the presentation of our noble horses at the ranch, a pre-trip briefing, exploration of the enigmatic Temple of the Moon with a special explanation, Experience a magical moment during a short break on the amazing Chacán Mountain, where you will be captivated by the panoramic views of Cusco, Immerse yourself in the majesty of the landscape while we thank Pachamama with a small and meaningful ceremony. This unique experience will not only connect you with the history and natural beauty of Cusco, but will also allow you to pay tribute to Mother Earth (Pachamama) in a magical and unforgettable experience, and finally, return to the ranch with transportation back to your hotel. Our complete package offers a comprehensive service, ranging from the transfer from your hotel to the ranch and vice versa, to the supply of protective equipment, top quality horses and the company of a professional bilingual (English - Spanish) tour guide for an experience enriching. In addition, you can enjoy a snack during the tour. Don't forget to prepare for the day by bringing sunscreen, a waterproof jacket, a bottle of water, some extra money for incidentals, and a camera to capture every moment. Embark on this journey that will transport you to the past, connecting with the essence of the Inca culture and creating unforgettable memories.

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days

Inca Trail to Machu Picchu 4 days

Day 1: Piscacucho Km 82 - Wayllabamba (10 km) Departure from the hotel at approximately 6:00 a.m. towards Piscacucho (2650 masl), known as Kilometer 82. From this point we start our hike from the checkpoint. We will pass through some flat terraces and arrive to Miskay (2800 masl), then we will continue the trail to Wayllabamba, our first campsite (3000 masl). Here we can enjoy beautiful views of the Vilcanota River and the diversity of flora and fauna. On the opposite side of the Urubamba River we can see the snow-capped Veronica (5832 m.a.s.l.). - Overnight camping in Huayllabamba. Day 2: Wayllabamba - Warmiwañusca (10 km) After an energetic breakfast, we will continue the hike (considered the most demanding). We will travel narrow and steep trails uphill. As we ascend, the landscape changes (high and dry land, with little vegetation). We will reach the top of the mountain, called Warmihuañuska (pass of the dead woman), crossing a forest inhabited by various species such as sparrows, finches (local birds) and numerous species of the Andes. After the pass, we will descend to the Pacaymayo valley (3600 m.a.s.l.). - Overnight camping in Pacaymayo. Day 3: Pacaymayo - Wiñaywayna (16 km) We will continue hiking until we reach the Abra de Runkurakay. In the morning, we will explore the archaeological complex of the same name, a small structure similar to a watchtower. We will descend to Yanacocha (Black Lagoon) and enter the cloud forest to reach Sayacmarca, a beautiful complex with a semicircular building, narrow streets, liturgical fountains, patios and irrigation canals. Then, we will follow an easy climb until we reach the Abra de Phuyupatamarca. During the hike, we will admire the work of the ancient Incas, pass through an Inca tunnel and arrive at the most complete and preserved archaeological complex, located at the highest point of the mountain. Phuyupatamarca means "The cloud over the city". Finally, we will arrive at Wiñaywayna, where we will camp. Day 4: Wiñayhuayna - Machu Picchu (6 km) We wake up at 04:00 am in Wiñayhuayna to descend to Inti Punku (Sun Gate). It will take approximately one hour to reach the point from where we can enjoy the sunrise over the city of Machu Picchu. From Inti Punku, we will descend to Machu Picchu, with a walk of about 40 minutes. Once in Machu Picchu, we will enjoy a guided tour of approximately 2 hours and a half. After the visit, we will have free time to explore the citadel or climb Huayna Picchu Mountain, from where you can admire breathtaking views of the surrounding valleys and mountains, as well as visit the famous Temple of the Moon and the Inca Bridge. In the afternoon, we will walk back to the town of Aguas Calientes, where you will have free time to enjoy your lunch. After lunch, we will take a train back to Cusco, depending on the train departure time.

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