start the day, leaving Huancayo at 9am with private transport to a
place close to the Huaytapallana glacier in the mountains. After
about one hour drive we will arrive to find our horses and our guide
assistant and be ready to get some instructions for the ride and start
ride will take you to higher places with wonderful landscapes and
Andean views. You will also be able to see birds, llamas and alpacas
with the beautiful Huaytapallana Snow Mountains after about 40 minutes
you can stop for pictures and rest the horses before continuing down to
visit our friends who are shepherds for a nice lunch, especially
prepared for the occasion in their huts.
lunch the ride goes down and around the mountains to encounter the
river flowing down a narrow valley that ends in a Canyon. We finally
come out again after some 2:30hrs ride. The transport will be ready to take you back to Huancayo, with maybe a bit of a soar bum but a heart full of good memories.
At arrival in Huancayo you will be provided with a Calientito Voucher to enjoy this traditional drink at La Cabaña.
ride is long enough to enjoy the horse riding and the landscape, but
you need to follow the instructions and only if you are not afraid of
The horses are small mountain horses and they are strong and reliable. The
saddles are locally made and padding is on sheep skins. If you like we
can provide bike helmets for the ride. Sorry we do not have special
horse riding helmets.
The total time of the trip is about 4 to 5 hours. This trip is recommended for people with basic experience on horse riding.